Caribou Thunder, LLC has a number of open positions available immediately to support a large Department of Defense contract which will provide continued financial administration support for a confidential government agency. This meaningful work supports the processes and procedures required to perform acquisitions, financial administration, and human resource services for a critical agency in a Top Secret environment.
Level II Finance Analysts perform a range of routine to moderately complex financial analysis to include monitoring financial systems to ensure data integrity, analyzing reports and other agreements for data integrity, preparing tax documentation and assisting with federal government budget data submissions.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Analyzes financial information to identify and resolve routine to moderately complex problems, discrepancies, and errors in financial data and/or finance systems and ensures that data integrity is maintained
- Analyzes financial information to include but not limited to bank accounts, billing statements, financial statements (WCF and Agency), trend reports, Service Level Agreements (SLA), tax returns, MOFAs, MOCs, etc. to identify and resolve discrepancies and to ensure data integrity is maintained; refers more complex issues to senior technical experts or managers and provides recommendations for corrective action.
- Analyzes and reconciles multiple General Ledger accounts to ensure information is up-to-date and accurate and resolves discrepancies found; refers more complex issues to senior technical experts with recommendations for corrective action.
- Monitors finance systems to ensure accurate entries are made by users; identifies errors and discrepancies; recommends corrective actions to users and as needed, unilaterally takes corrective action.
- Provides technical assistance to Agency and/or non-Agency and OGA customers to solve routine-to-moderately-complex financial issues.
- Provides financial technical advice and guidance to customers on routine-to- moderately-complex financial matters and issues to include but not limited to; payments to OGAs and vendors, accounting preparation, General Ledgers, documentation of expenditures, currency procurement.
- Provides technical financial advice and guidance to managers within area of assignment, junior analysts, and/or subordinates and team members on routine-to-moderately-complex financial matters and issues to include, but not limited to; certification and approving procedures, maintenance of data integrity across multiple systems, accounting procedures.
- Serves as the first level of review for resolution of policy interpretation issues involving customers.
- Performs a full range of financial activities to support management, staff, and customers within area of assignment.
- Reviews financial activity and accrues expenses as needed in support of financial statements.
- Drafts and monitors field correspondence relating to fiscal/budgetary matters.
- Interprets and applies Finance policies, unique Agency authorities, and area of assignment policies in support of routine-to-moderately-complex financial activities to include but not limited to; monitoring of financial systems, providing guidance to customers on entitlements/ allowances affecting large groups of employees, funding sensitive projects and programs.
- Assists managers, within area of assignment, in the development of specific financial policies.
- Originates appropriate financial data and posts into Agency unique databases and ensures data integrity is maintained.
- Adheres to Government requirements and Agency standards for financial recording keeping.
- Performs other duties and/or functions as assigned/depending upon office of assignment.
- Prepares routine-to-moderately-complex accountings in support of debt collection, vendor payments, Liaison, accounting operations, WCF business offices, B&F offices, MSC, and Pay & Benefits.
- Assists in preparation of financial statements for the Agency and Working Capital Fund businesses.
- Prepares tax returns, reconciliations and tax documents in support of the Agency's Tax Program.
- Provides functional expertise to system development activities; creates ad hoc system reports and conducts functional testing of business systems.
- Acts as a liaison between system developers and users in order to address routine problems and reconcile issues.
- Provides customer support for use of financial systems by resolving user issues and communicating information regarding system changes and updates.
- Assists in developing and providing systems training tutorials or group sessions, and responding to ad hoc user queries.
- Analyzes and tests systems that interface with the accounting system to ensure the integrity of accounting data.
- Performs a full range of preparatory financial activities to ensure proper and accurate execution of the budget; establishes and adjusts Enroll, Xpress, 1716, awards, OGA obligations, and miscellaneous obligations. Reviews funding, verifying the accuracy of program/BLI, budget object class and spending rates.
- Assists in the development and submission of the budget formulation process including resource displays.
- Assists in the development of financial forecasts to support pricing of WCF products.
- Assists in analysis of WCF financial data, including financial statements submitted by Business Enterprises.
- Provides routine technical guidance on budget policy and procedures to customers, interpreting budgetary and accounting procedures, and policies as needed.
- Performs financial monitoring activities responsibilities to ensure the proper and accurate execution of the budget; utilizing automated financial tools, analyzes and monitors obligations, expenses, and commitments to ensure expenditures are valid and within budgetary allotments.
- Assists in the compilation, analysis, and maintenance of tailored budget execution analysis reports for senior management.
- Assists in the implementation of operating guidance, which incorporates all Congressional marks and management decisions.
- Monitors and projects the yearly personal service budget requirements, in coordination with Government Human Resources Officers.
Knowledge and Skills in the following areas:
- Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB) and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB).
- Working knowledge of appropriate Federal law and Agency regulations, concepts, methods and standards impacting financial activities.
- Working knowledge of federal appropriations law.
- Working knowledge of Finance procedures and policies specific to the area of assignment.
- Working knowledge of business resource planning practices and Agency budgeting practices and procedures.
- Working knowledge of customer mission requirements sufficient to support required financial activities.
- Working knowledge of automated financial systems and the relationships and dependencies of the data within these systems, depending upon assignment.
- Working knowledge of quality assurance procedures to ensure data integrity and timeliness of the data.
- Basic knowledge of the Intelligence Community and Sponsor missions, collections, production priorities, and strategic direction.
- Analytical ability to identify problems and issues related to financial data.
- Well-developed customer service skills, demonstrated by anticipating and responding to customers' needs in a manner that generates customer satisfaction.
- Oral and written communication skills sufficient for responses or briefings on financial topics and issues to a wide range of technical and non-technical customers, co-workers, and managers.
Two (2) years of progressively responsible professional financial experience. Has a strong understanding of the responsibilities associated with the execution of financial operations that includes financial management, accounting, auditing, and/or fiscal control.
CLEARANCE REQUIRED Top Secret/Full Scope Polygraph Clearance (Lifestyle and counterintelligence) is required
A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, or in a Business discipline with significant course work in financial management, accounting, and/or auditing.
LOCATION McLean, Virginia
Benefits overview of Caribou Thunder
Caribou Thunder is an established Department of Defense contractor with over 15 years of experience delivering global engineering programs. We offer industry leading salaries as well as world class benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Savings Plans, and 401k offerings. We offer challenging and exciting work opportunities with growth potential, within several Department of Defense contracts and have a turnover level much lower than industry averages due to our tradition of serving our employees with the highest level of support. Caribou Thunder Engineering Services is pleased to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, in which hiring decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. United States citizenship is a requirement for all positions.
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