Senior Financial Analyst - Program Finance

Malibu, CA /
Finance – Finance /
/ Hybrid
Based in Southern California with locations in Malibu, Calabasas and Camarillo; HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art. 

HRL is seeking a high-caliber Program Controls Lead. This position will be responsible for partnering with program managers and Program Investigators. The selected candidate will support programs and be considered a subject Matter Expert on Program financial matters in the following areas:

Essential Duties:
EVMS, Baseline Development and Management, Cost/Schedule Integration, and Estimate at Completion development.
Monitor costs and manpower on a weekly basis ensuring that actuals are within budget and charged to the correct end objective.
Work with Business Development, Product Line Business manager, and accounting to properly forecast and recognize Bookings/Sales/Profit/Cash and provide variance analysis as necessary.
Provide PM’s and PI’s with internal reports on cost and schedule performance.
Prepare internal program review presentations for Product Line/Mission Area management.
Provide proposal support for new business as well as change proposals.
Provide funding analysis and forecasts to internal/external customers. Monitor billing status and unbilled issues.
Ensure all required finance inputs are reviewed, analyzed and submitted on time.
Serve as the primary financial technical POC for program finance analysts by providing guidance/training/clarification of finance business tools and processes.
Support audits of financial information by internal auditors, external auditors, DCAA and other agencies.

Required Skills:
At least 6 years of related finance experience.
Fluent in all aspects of Finance (Program Controls, Accounting, Forecasting).
Strong analytical skills.
Proficient in MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
Experience presenting complex information to all levels of staff and management in a clear and concise manner.
Firm understanding of Earned Value Management fundamentals.
Solid understanding of IMS, integration of cost and schedule, updates to the WBS and OBS, defining control accounts, planning packages and work packages.
Understand and perform analysis on the Annual Plan, Forecast, and Short Range Outlook.
Experience organizing, preparing, and presenting briefings to Customers, Management, and peers.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, clear verbal and writing abilities, task flexibility, sensitivity to customer’s needs.
Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

Desired Skills:
Active DoD Top Secret (TS) Clearance.
Aerospace or DoD experience.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
Proactive, creative, problem solving and decision-making skills.
Experience in organizing, preparing and presenting briefings to peers and senior management.
IBM Planning Analytics (TM1) experience.
DelTek CostPoint experience.
Required Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related discipline.
Master’s Degree is desired.

Special Requirements:
U.S. Citizenship is required.

The base salary range for this full-time position is $70,200 - $117,000 + bonus + benefits.
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This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

HRL offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Our Regular/Full Time benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, gym facilities, PTO, growth potential, and an exciting and challenging work environment.

HRL Laboratories is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training or promoting, on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, age, U.S. military or protected veteran status, union membership, or political affiliation. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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