164505,  Financial Analyst - TX -

Category: ADM
Job Title: Financial Analyst - TX
Region: TX-Texas
City: Garland
State: TX
Rate: $20 to $50.00 DOE
Duration: 12 Months
Description: Chipton-Ross is seeking a Financial Analyst for an opening in Garland, TX.

• Provides financial analysis on programs (External/IR&D), including actuals, estimate to complete (ETC), estimate at complete (EAC) and Earned Value (EV) based on inputs from the program team for regularly occurring program reviews.
• Monitors, analyzes, estimates and reports cost and schedule performance against baseline.
• Prices proposals ranging in size and complexity, adding strategic value beyond the numbers themselves.
• Converts cost proposals to contract budgets and performs financial budget tracking for contracts.
• Participates in the bid process, by assisting program management & project engineering in establishing the cost accounts and earned value criteria for the program.
• Ensures that actual cost reported agree to the general ledger and that all estimates provided by other functional organizations are properly supported.
• Maintains current, accurate and complete files, which support the financial baselines being reported, including the quad chart content.
• Adheres to client Communications Sarbanes-Oxley Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICFRs) for applicable cycles (EAC, Revenue, etc) as well as client Communications Corporate Accounting Policies.
• Recommends and implements process improvements with regard to financial analysis and financial reporting.
• Ad hoc analysis may be required.
• Other duties as assigned.

• Able to meet schedules and time frames consistently.
Competencies / Desired Characteristics
• Forward thinking and proactive, with the ability to anticipate the needs of Management.
• Challenge the status quo when appropriate, and keep the best interests of client at the center of their conclusions.
• Possess a solid fundamental understanding of the outputs, specifically being able to communicate the logic to management as it applies to variances.
• The ability to understand the requirements of their internal customers and provide useful, timely data to assist in the decision-making process.
• Ability to maintain composure and a professional approach when dealing with internal and external customers.
• Ability to focus on details with regard to procedure and workflow.
• Ability to work under pressure and against tight deadlines.
• Ability to coordinate and communicate effectively (both writing and verbally) with other departments and customers, both internal and external.
• Ability to work in a team environment and develop strong working relationships with coworkers in other departments.
• Highly organized, able to prioritize workload, and meet strict deadlines.
• Able to think rationally, make independent decisions and understand the impact of an error in judgment.
• High level of attention to detail and accuracy.

• 5+ years finance experience preferred
• Proficient in MS Office; Expert level Excel skills highly desirable
• Experience with Deltek Costpoint (ERP) and Deltek Cobra highly desirable.

• Bachelors' Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or related field, or equivalent training and experience. MBA Preferred.

9/80, 1st Shift, Full-Time
Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Silmese Graves at
11832 Fishing Point Drive, Suite 100
Newport News, VA 23606

Phone: (757) 595-0005 x261 or (877) 244-5418 x261

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