Senior Program Financial Analyst

at Amideast
Published March 24, 2022
Location Washington, DC, United States of America
Category Finance  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

POSITION SUMMARY

 

The Senior Program Financial Analyst provides financial monitoring, analysis, reporting, and test administration support for Advising and Testing programs at HQ and in field offices. S/he conducts historical and project-based financial analysis, makes recommendations to support decisions in contract negotiation, pricing, budgeting, marketing, and other areas, and keeps automated Excel/databases up to date. S/he will also be involved in managing online testing platform interfaces, test administration setup, and reporting.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Manage and update the complex testing databases for test administration (currently using Excel and Visual Basic or Python)

Review and interpret CostPoint and CER financial and analysis reports

Prepare and submit forecasts for internal and external clients on monthly or other required schedules

Communicate with field office staff regarding financial concerns and support planning for improvement

Prepare reports--creating analytical presentations on advising and testing trends organizationally

Prepare/assist with preparation of budgets and pricing

Automate various processes related to department activities

Provide analysis of project activity (profit, loss, efficiency, etc.) of projects over time

Develop financial dashboards incorporating key drivers/metrics for senior management and external clients

Oversee preparation of project coding for credit card and other sales and receipts through Sales Orders, spreadsheets, invoices, and related documents

Oversee and track invoice receipt and creation and payments

Oversee cash and receipt forecasts for use by Finance

Support monthly Finance closing and reconciliation efforts

Manage and conduct analysis of test score and test administration data

Submit summary reports and invoices to clients

Write communications and reports as required by clients and Amideast

Train department staff on various processes

Maintain high ethical standards of confidentiality and professional, cooperative attitude in representing Amideast

Assume other special activities and responsibilities from time to time

Other duties, as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Bachelor's degree required

Four (4) or more year’s relevant full-time work experience

Experience with financial software, Deltek CostPoint preferred

Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel for financial reporting, forecasting, and budgeting purposes, including creation of Pivot Tables

Experience in coding/programming such as Visual Basic (VBA) and Python

Precise attention to detail, analytical, and organizational skills along with ability to see broader picture

A working knowledge of educational advising services and standardized English language and workforce assessment tools and tests is helpful

A working knowledge of business development and marketing strategies is helpful

Ability to work within deadlines and frequently shifting priorities

Excellent written and spoken communications skills

Demonstrated ability to learn new, complex software

Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

 

Interested candidates can send their CVs

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