Financial Analyst 3

L-3 Mission Integration is currently seeking a senior Financial Analyst for our IT department.
Job duties for Operations Financial Analyst include:
Prepare IT detailed budgets: Annual Operating Plan (Expense), Mid-Year Rebaseline (Expense), Annual Capital Plan, Mid-Year Capital Re-baseline.
Review all proposed expenses to verify if in plan or offer alternative solutions (substitutions).
Track each expenditure against the appropriate detailed budget.
Work with Financial Planning during budgeting process to provide answers and business justifications regarding any variances between yearly budgets.
Act as liaison between Procurement and IT for requesting quotes for hardware, software, support, and services.
Act as liaison between Capital Administration group and IT.
Prepare all Expense Commitment Requests (ECR) based on information received between requester and procurement.
Review all Capital Expense Request (CER) packages prior to submission to Capital Administration for approval.
Monitor labor posted to IT cost centers to ensure that any "loan in" labor has been authorized by management.
Pull monthly Plan vs Actuals report from SAP and provides variance reports to IT management.
Pull departmental labor and provides YTD analysis report of time charging.
Work with Finance to provide variance information for Ops Review presentations.
Ensure adequate funding availability by maintaining accurate records of expenditures, directing preparation of expenditures projections, and submitting timely requests for additional funding.
Develop and maintain a manpower financial model that compares the anticipated demand with current headcount.
Provide financial analysis on programs, 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.
Act as the subject matter expert regarding financial performance in order to provide management with an early warning of potential performance issues, identifying potential risks and quantifying upside mitigation.
Adhere to L-3 Communications Sarbanes-Oxley Internal Controls over Financial Reporting for applicable cycles (EAC, Revenue, etc) as well as L-3 Communications Corporate Accounting Policies.
Recommend and implement process improvements with regard to financial analysis and financial reporting.
Develop and maintain performance metrics to support IT in meeting their schedule and financial goals.
Other duties as assigned.
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field and a minimum of six (6) years of Finance OR IT experience. Equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered.
Microsoft Excel Super User
Able to create and maintain spreadsheets and financial models with complex formulas with data manipulation
Able to create complex charts and graphs
Able to consolidate high amounts of data
Excellent financial analysis skills
Highly organized and able to self-prioritize with multiple conflicting deadlines
Has a continuous improvement mindset and leads continuous improvement activities
Excellent verbal and written communicator, able to interface with senior managers and executives
Excellent coordination skills
A creative problem-solver
Team player attitude
Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance which requires U.S. citizenship.
Equal Opportunity Employer €“ minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity. We maintain a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.

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