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Program Finance Analyst

Company:
L3
Location:
Sarasota, Florida, United States
Posted:
September 21, 2017
Description:

Major purpose: The Finance Analyst responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Overall planning and financial control of manufacturing program(s) assigned. Monitor all labor, material, subcontract and ODC costs and provide the direct link between the Program Management Office and all departments

• Setup and maintenance of Program Estimate-at-Complete (EAC) formulation and unit cost analysis.

• Managing repairs reporting process and customer quotes.

• Analyzing actual performance verses planned performance to provide management with early warnings of potential problem areas.

• Ensuring accurate cost accounting and forecasting between inventory builds and cost of sales projects are integrated and accurate to ensure the integrity of the data in the financial control system.

• Preparing program summary data and validates accuracy for status on all inventory builds.

• Preparing the Financial Data for the Monthly Program Review and coordinating with Program Management in preparation for the reviews.

• Preparing monthly, quarterly, and year end Journal Entries and financial reconciliations to maintain the integrity of the cost accounting on the programs.

• Performing analysis on reserve requirements and maintains appropriate balance, e.g. Slow Moving Inventory Reserve, Warranty Reserve.

• Assisting in preparation of AFRs (Advance Funding Request) along with Product Marketing and the Production team.

• Verifying monthly that production cycle counts are complete and accurate.

• Performing program office responsibilities as directed in areas of program planning, budgeting performance, schedule control and reporting requirements.

• Ensuring SOX compliance on all policies and processes.

Major functions:

Technical/Functional skills:

Education/Experience/Licenses etc.: Qualifications

A qualified candidate will have:

• Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance or related study and at least five years of related experience

• Must have ability to prepare forecasts and analyze trends and performance analysis.

• Excellent problem solving skills and attention to detail.

• Experience with job cost manufacturing/production programs preferred.

• Advanced Excel skills, to include pivot tables and complex formulas.

• Proficiency with MS Office suite.

• Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, work well with teams, able to present to senior management and build relationships.

Must be able to influence others using reason as well as data.