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 Senior Program Financial Analyst

Senior Program Financial Analyst

Position Summary

GEOST seeks an enthusiastic and highly capable Senior Program Financial Analyst. The analyst will be heavily involved in the company’s financial forecast, annual budgeting process, operating plan variance analysis, and special projects. They will provide strategic support to Program Managers including helping with Monthly Operating Reviews, preparing Estimates at Completions (EACs), assisting new business opportunities, and other projects as requested by senior management.

GEOST is a rapidly growing business headquartered in Tucson, AZ, with east coast operations out of Herndon, VA.  GEOST specializes in optical payloads and ground systems for missile warning, space domain awareness and protection, and ISR.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Act as the liaison between Program Management and the Accounting Department to ensure alignment within the organization
  • Work closely with Program Managers to prepare Estimate at Completions (EACs)
  • Prepare Monthly Operations Reviews
  • Analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators
  • Assist Program Managers in development of milestones on new awards
  • Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variances
  • Assist in development of Program budgets, forecasts, and modeling tools
  • Analyze complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial information to management for decision making purposes
  • Support senior management team with in-depth analysis
  • Develop financial models to support strategic initiatives
  • Ad-hoc reporting and analysis
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Skills/Knowledge/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or similar field
  • Minimum of three years of program finance or FP&A experience
  • Strong GAAP knowledge and financial reporting technical skills
  • Ability to work in a high energy, high volume, rapidly changing environment
  • Strong sense of personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work
  • Proficient at tackling complicated issues by evaluating information gathered and organizing to arrive at an outcome/proposed solution
  • Attentive to detail to ensure tasks are completed in a through and accurate manner
  • Clear and effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Skillful at using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems
  • Track record of providing excellent service to internal and external customers
  • Experienced in making timely, informed decisions that consider the facts, goals, constraints, and risks with adherence to policies, rules, and organizational directives to solve emerging problems
  • High level of discretion while processing and handling confidential information
  • Demonstrated ability to recovers quickly from setbacks and maintain professional composure
  • Superior degree of organization and able to multitask
  • Experienced at identifying problems and reviewing relevant information to develop options followed by implementation of solutions
  • Skillful at effectively working with different levels of management, team members, and customers
  • History of contributing to a work environment that promotes and encourages team members’ participation to attain common and individual objectives
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion
  • Aerospace experience preferred
  • Experience with Costpoint preferred
  • An active US Government Security Clearance or the ability to obtain a Clearance. Current SSBI is preferred; please note if applicable.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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