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Financial Analyst - Temp

San Diego, California

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  • Schedule: Full-Time Hourly

  • Job Level: Mid-Level (3-7 years)

  • Travel: 0% - 25%

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Date posted 09/30/2020 Job ID 29594BR Company General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Experience Level Mid-Level (3-7 years) Job Title Financial Analyst - Temp City San Diego State California Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Hourly

Job Summary General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Financial Analyst (Temp) to temporally join the Program Finance division of our Program Planning & Controls group at General Atomics Aeronautical Systems located in Poway, CA. This position, under general direction is responsible for supporting programs teams plan and budget work, track financial performance and develop estimates at completion. This person must be able to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment, with the capacity to provide ad hoc reporting and analysis.

  • Works closely with program managers in planning and budgeting work, tracking actual incurred spending, anticipated to go spending, and expected profit margins.
  • Develops performance baselines with integrated schedules.
  • Supports program manager(s) in the development of Estimates at Complete (EACs) for a variety of contract types
  • Prepares contract and funding status and project performance reports.
  • Monthly performance monitoring and reporting.
  • Review and understand contract terms and conditions & ensure compliance to financial clauses and contractual requirements throughout project implementation.
  • Prepare slides and present financial and Earned Value data at monthly Program Review.
  • Participate in internal and external audit.
  • Performs cash flow analysis.
  • Assists with unbilled accounts receivable analysis.
  • Updates and maintains projects and work breakdown structures in the Project Systems module in the company's ERP system.
  • Reviews labor and procurement requisition charging.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

Job Qualifications
  • Typically requires a bachelor's degree in business administration with an emphasis in accounting and/or finance and six or more years of experience in a corporate environment, preferably with a government contractor. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.
  • Demonstrates technical expertise and application of industry and government cost accounting principles, theories, concepts, standards, and practices, with the ability to organize, schedule, conduct, and coordinate workloads to meet established milestones with some experience in project leadership.
  • Must be customer focused and possess: (1) the ability to identify issues and develop solutions to a variety of complex problems of diverse scope and complexity; (2) excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report, and present accounting and finance findings: (3) excellent interpersonal skills to influence and guide all levels of employees, including senior managers and senior external parties on accounting and finance matters; (4) the ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information; (5) the ability to represent the department or company on projects.
  • Experience preparing contractually required financial reports (IPMR, CFSR, CSDR, etc).
  • Familiarity with Earned Value Management techniques as part of financial management is highly desirable.
  • SAP experience desirable.
  • Experience utilizing an earned value tool such as COBRA/ MPM as well as advanced EXCEL skills is desirable
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential, as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required.
Travel Percentage Required 0% - 25% US Citizenship Required? Yes Clearance Required? No
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  • Healthcare

  • Pension, 401(k)/Retirement Plans

  • Competitive Pay

  • Multiple product lines means a variety of work

  • Paid Time Off

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“General Atomics is a company that has provided amazing career opportunities. There is no limit to where you can go in this company.”
– Shalena, Lead Talent Acquisition Specialist
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“I consider myself an effective leader and manager who also cares about his team. I strive to support my team so they can ensure we are taking care of our customers.”
– Uriah, Project Manager

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