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Finance Manager (36267)


Accounting Budget and Finance



Hawthorne, Nevada, United States

Job Summary

The Finance Manager will be responsible to provide financial/business lead support in the areas of: project management, procurement, and contract performance measurement including policy interpretation, requirements analysis, planning and administration, cost estimating, contract and and subcontract administration, proposal preparation and evaluation, control systems implementation, compliance reviews, performance monitoring, data analysis, risk assessment and status reporting. Analyze contractor performance trends and prepare completion forecasts. Assist in the development of customer correspondence.

Essential Responsibilities:

1. Collect and analyze performance data. Assess and quantify cost/schedule/technical status and risk; evaluate trends, and project cost completion estimates.

2.Participate in program management reviews and financial administration meetings.

3.Prepare and coordinate inputs for acquisition documentation, status reports, briefings, and information inquiries. Train new staff (internal & external) on CPM (corporate performance management) concepts, analysis techniques and related reports.

4.Conduct technical evaluation of cost proposals including fact finding, cost/technical trade-off analyses and evaluation report writing. Prepare independent cost estimates to support evaluation of alternatives including development of cost and operational effectiveness analyses, and Bottom-Up/Top-Down cost estimates. Serve as liaison to contractor finance/accounting personnel.

5.Lead the development and preparation of cost proposals in compliance with solicitations and company procedures; develop cost estimates, prepare formal submission and supporting documentation, monitor proposal process and negotiate any elements as required.

6.Provide internal financial control services including monitoring funding, preparing periodic cost status reports for technical managers and in coordinating with finance department in invoice administration and payments, job cost management, contract audit/filing and close-out process.

7.Conduct special studies and evaluations and ensure compliance with Government financial policies and procedures.

8.Coordinates, negotiates and resolves financial compliance issues with various governmental agencies to ensure accurate interpretation of contract requirements.

9.Manages month end close, contract invoicing, financial analysis projects and statistical studies.

10.Formulates and administers financial projections and preparation of cash flow forecast for assigned program to ensure that financial and operating reports accurately reflect the condition of the business.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Business/Finance/Economics and at least 7 to 8 years of job-related experience or equivalent; prefer at least three (3) to five (5) years in a government finance and/or managerial position.

Good written communication skills; working knowledge of word processing and integrated software applications; organizational skills and ability to perform detail-oriented work are required.

Advanced knowledge of accounting that includes spreadsheets and relational databases programs for data processing techniques.

Demonstrate knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).

Excellent communication, effective leadership and interpersonal skills.

Working knowledge of United States Government Accounting practices.

Position may require travel.

Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Working knowledge of revenue recognition using EAC percent complete