• Sr Finance Specialist

    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/19/2018 10:55 AM)
    ID
    2018-30935
    Job Location
    USA-MD-Annapolis Junction | USA-VA-Fairfax
    Required Clearance
    TS/SCI, obtainable within 24 months
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business equivalent is required plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree.

     

    CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
    Department of Defense TS/SCI w/poly security clearance is preferred at time of hire but not required. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Sr Finance Specialist.  The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

     

    REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
    Prepares, analyzes and evaluates financial information associated with the program (s) or department forecasts and cost pools for budget, forecast, pricing, planning, invoicing and control
    Monitors actual costs of program and compares to budgeted costs to identify and understand variances Interprets data to determine present and future financial performance
    Performs month end close activities for assigned programs
    Performs studies and summarizes recommendations related to investment/business opportunities, future trends and impact of governmental requirements/financial regulations
    This is the intermediate level in a field of specialization

    KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    Effective and clear communication and presentation skills
    Working knowledge of Mission Systems Finance systems
    Comprehensive knowledge of Earned Value methodology and basic knowledge of Earned Value Management systems
    Working knowledge of internal financial practices in General Ledger Accounting, Rates and Compliance, and Cost Proposal, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Assets, and Travel functions
    Comprehensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
    Advanced knowledge in the use of MSExcel, MSWord, MSPowerPoint, Hyperion and Essbase
    Strong analytical skills including ability to analyze data and reconcile financial accounts
    Comprehensive knowledge of Truth In Negotiations Act, Cost Accounting Standards, Federal Acquisition Regulation, General Dynamics Systems and policies, government accounting, Long Term Accounting for Government contracts, Sarbanes-Oxley Act
    Comprehensive knowledge of revenue recognition practices
    Team Process skills
    Interpersonal skills











    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

     

    General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran

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