Financial Analyst, Senior

Alion Science and Technology
Mclean, VA
Dec 06, 2021
Dec 08, 2021
Full Time
Responsibilities/Qualification Do you want to be a part of a rapidly growing company with over $1B in annual revenue? Are you interested in joining an industry leader in designing and delivering engineering solutions for national defense and security? Are you are ready to take the next step and become a member of a diverse and dynamic accounting team? Alion Science and Technology is a company in transformation, driving double-digit growth in recent years. Our corporate finance team is looking for a talented, energetic and bright individual to join our team to drive results and deliver value. This role will be a key asset in the future growth of the company. This individual will be leading efforts in the FP&A Department such as financial reporting, forecast, annual budgeting process, operating plan variance analysis and special projects. S/he will provide financial consulting and strategic support to senior management including preparing financial presentations and other projects requested by senior management. This function will provide key analytics to support 'optimal' business decisions in the finance area. The position reports to the Lead Financial Analyst. Duties and Responsibilities: Analyze key financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes Develop financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives Analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, cost of sales, expenses and capital expenditures Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance Collaborate and help drive the continued development of budgeting, forecasting, operating plan and modeling tools Ad-Hoc reporting and analysis Monthly financial reports and forecasts Responsible for various financial functions such as budgeting, forecasting and analysis Collects and reviews financial data from various sources Creates, maintains, and updates financial databases and spreadsheets, and generates various financial reports as required. Maintains appropriate records and documentation Improve performance by evaluating processes to drive efficiencies Supporting senior management team and departments heads with in-depth analysis Prepare presentations to senior management team Makes recommendations to management to improve the financial performance of the organization Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance 5 or more years' experience or MBA and 3 years' experience, preferably in a government contracting environment (Education and work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience) Experience with 3-stmt financial models Good leadership skills required to proactively drive projects, analysis and initiatives Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills Ability to think creatively, highly-driven and self-motivated Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members both in finance and across the organization Security Clearance None Telework - Limited Diversity Statement We are an EOE that values our employee's talent - regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or other protected characteristics - Your Talent Is Our Strength. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply. Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information. US Citizenship Required for the majority of our positions. COVID Statement A new Federal Executive Order requires that employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Accordingly, as a condition of employment with Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption prior to starting employment. Job Type: Full-time Benefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Health insurance Paid time off Tuition reimbursement Vision insurance Schedule: 8 hour shift Work Location: One location