Financial Data Analyst

Fairfax, Virginia
Apr 07, 2022
Jun 01, 2022
Full Time
Dewberry is seeking a versatile, motivated Financial Data Analyst to join our Financial Services Group at our headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia.

Dewberry is expanding its data analytics team and seeks a data literate candidate with a strong grasp of digital business fundamentals and strategy. This is a high visibility, high impact role where the candidate will interact with senior leadership on a regular basis. The core responsibilities will be to work with key stakeholders within Finance and across the organization to lead automation efforts, promote a data-driven culture change through the introduction of self-service BI dashboards, and promulgate data democratization through insightful analysis and value adding reporting. Candidates will have outstanding partnership and communication skills, possess deep attention to detail, be data-oriented, be capable of creative problem-solving, and possess the ability to thrive in the ambiguity and open space that comes in a fast-growing organization.

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


  • Consolidate and analyze financial data (budgets, income statement forecasts etc) considering company's goals and financial standing
  • Create and implement Power BI reports for business cases and internal financial reporting
  • Assist in the implementation of accounting automation initiatives
  • Encourage digital learning and development through research and documentation of novel, value-adding tools; translate and communicate said findings into actionable steps for potential implementation
  • Develop paginated financial reports with Power BI Report Builder
  • Support budgeting, forecasting and long-term planning processes
  • Perform financial analysis, benchmarking, data mining and forecasting using various analytics tools such as Power Query Editor and Power Pivot
  • Analyze trends of key indicators related to financial and operational metrics, identify root causes of variations, and recommend actions to finance leaders
  • Assist in the redesign and mapping of accounting, financial and operational business processes
  • Test self-service financial reports for quality assurance purposes
  • Analyze the opportunity for implementing technology solutions by quantifying potential savings and value addition
  • Participate in the development, modification, and review of accounting systems, reporting methods, and controls
  • Monitor mechanisms to enhance and data fidelity and high-performance self-service reporting
  • Review, reconcile and interpret data sets to ensure integrity and accuracy
  • Support corporate strategic financial goals as needed

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Accounting or Finance
  • Experience with handling large amounts of data and the ability to normalize said data
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience supporting finance/operations function
  • Strong competency in Power BI/Tableau to visualize data in a concise, insightful manner
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience organizing projects utilizing Teams and Planner would be a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess strong critical thinking skills and be able to self-monitor
  • Experience with process mapping using tools such as Visio
  • Strong work ethic, modular process oriented, reliable, with ability to work both independently and in a team while delivering quality results
  • Adaptability to quick evolving environments and a propensity to comfortably manage multiple requests at once
  • Experience with Government Contracting would be a plus
  • Experience with SQL would be a plus

In accordance with applicable Executive Order 14042 and related requirements, all prospective hires for this position , performing work for the federal government, will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19, or qualify for an exemption to this vaccination requirement. Such proof of vaccination, or written request for exemption, will be required, following receipt of written offer.

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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