Financial Analyst - FMS NF4
Supports the Finance Team by providing analysis and advice regarding process changes in accounting programs, and financial systems for implementation and any upgrade of the Financial Management System. Advises on how system issues impact on accounting processes and procedures. Independently analyzes and evaluates continual changes in program plans, systems, and their effect on accounting process changes. Identifies problems and provides options to resolve issues. Interprets, modifies and adapts accounting, and analytical techniques to solve complex accounting problems, and ongoing operational processing issues with financial impact.
Reviews processing between systems and recommends process changes where warranted. Develops accounting policies and may advise on the financial condition of the organization based on system information. May create and/or analyze reports, review and reconcile financial information. Assists personnel on accounting processes related to implementation and upgrade of automated systems. May work with Headquarters Management Information System staff on issues requiring both technical and non-technical solutions related to systems software applications. May work with Headquarters or field accounting staff to resolve issues and recommend process improvements. May travel to complete work assignments, and conduct or attend conferences and meetings.
Plan, organizes work, and manages internal procedures and resources to ensure maximum productivity and economies. May prepare internal office financial plans and related records and reports. Monitors programs on a regular basis, and initiates corrective action to ensure support of operating programs of MCCS. Checks supporting documentation for validity of data related to automated processes put in place to support the finance and accounting policies and procedures applicable to Marine Corps Community Services activities.
Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner. Asks questions to determine, verify and solve problems. Checks for satisfaction on the quality of goods and services. Takes action to solve problems quickly. Alerts the higher-level supervisor, or proper point of contact for help when problems arise.
Effectively supports the Marine Corps Equal Employment Opportunity and Sexual Harassment policies, and ensures compliance with fire, safety, and other environmental issues and programs. Maintains and enforces security of funds, merchandise, supplies and equipment to preclude or minimize the potential for fraud, waste and abuse.
Adheres to safety regulations and standards. Uses any required safety equipment, and observes safe work procedures. Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor.
This is a white-collar position where occasional lifting up to 20 lbs may be required.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Finance or a related field appropriate to the work of position AND years of experience that demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of accepted accounting/financial management principles, concepts, theories and techniques, OR an appropriate combination of education and experience that demonstrates possession of knowledge and skill equivalent to that gained in the above, OR appropriate experience that demonstrates that the applicant has acquired the knowledge, skills, and abilities equivalent to that gained in the above. A broad knowledge of how financial management practices integrate with automated financial systems. Skill to analyze and evaluate changes in program plans, systems, and funding, and their effect on accounting process changes. Ability to implement automated data processing financial procedures, and controls to resolve systematic or operational problems. Working knowledge of software applications such as: Excel, Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint. Experience with Oracle Financials and Hyperion Budget & Planning preferred, but not required. Skill to communicate and deal effectively with various levels of personnel both orally and in writing. Ability to travel to complete work assignments outside of the typical work week and work hours.
Eligible for incremental telework as determined by MR/MF policy.