Govplace is a rapidly growing technology reseller and systems integrator based in Reston, VA and is looking for a motivated and experienced Financial Analyst who has diverse experience in collecting data, monitoring variances, identifying trends and creating financial models to support management decision-making and improve the company’s financial status. Govplace is a $160M organization with unique partnerships with the country’s most innovative OEM’s and integrators, a portfolio of mission-critical customers, an unmatched culture and a successful track record of growth. As we continue to transform the business to meet the cloud and security needs of our government customers, the Financial Analyst will be an integral part of our FP&A team, driving continued success.
Govplace offers the opportunity to work with a talented and committed team of professionals in a fun and authentic culture where there is a fierce drive to win. This position also offers an enticing compensation package and the opportunity for growth.
Duties and Responsibilities include, but not limited to the following:
• Develop and maintain various financial models and standard templates distributed for use by departmental managers during planning processes, ensuring quality, accuracy and focused analytic review • Enter forecasted numbers into company’s planning system • Perform monthly balance sheet, income statement and changes in financial position/budget variance analysis for management review • Provide timely, relevant and accurate reporting & analysis of the results of departmental performance against historical, budgeted and forecasted results to facilitate decision-making toward the achievement of the budget and strategic plan • Support department managers of assigned functional areas (primarily VAR operations and all G&A functions) by being the first point of contact for researching and resolving issues and questions • Develop and refine key business metrics and drive robust analysis to identify strengths, weaknesses and opportunities, while evaluating possible alternatives and recommending appropriate actions across Corporate Finance • Build analytical models that utilize both financial and non-financial data to forecast operating results for various “what if” scenarios and the overall impact to the company • Prepare financial reports, charts, tables and other exhibits as requested • Provide practical counsel to management by recommending insightful use of financial analysis techniques, tools, and concepts to communicate useful information and drive business decision-making across the company • Assist with the development and maintenance of complex pricing models • Develop, communicate, and manage requirements for reporting and finance system enhancements and serve as point person to facilitate business user support throughout the technical development process • Demonstrate appropriate understanding / working knowledge of accounting principles and internal controls, and apply them • Analyze data to ensure proper accounting procedures have been followed and expenses are booked correctly, investigate and report any inconsistencies or improprieties, and work with the accounting team to make any necessary reclassification • Responsible for the day- to-day general ledger accounting and reconciliation, financial reporting and analysis for assigned functional areas • Ensure assigned work process documentation is kept current • Perform special projects, working with cross-functional team members, to improve system / process efficiency and performance • Identify non-value-added processes within the department and seek solutions
Required Skills and Experience:
• A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance • A minimum of 3 years experience in collecting data, monitoring variances, identifying trends and creating and analyzing financial models • Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) • Must have extremely strong MS Excel skills -- including proficiency with use of formulas such as VLOOKUP, SUMIF, SUMIFS, Pivot tables • Knowledge of procedural controls and data validation techniques • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills • Ability to multi-task and work in a challenging fast paced environment • Ability to switch from complex to routine tasks when required • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and listening) • Maturity, professionalism, and high level of discretion • Strong work ethic with a positive, can-do attitude • Analytical thinker with ability to conduct research, data analysis and resolve complex problems independently and in a group setting • Strong presence with the ability to interact with Senior Leadership
Highly Desired Attributes:
o CPA/CPA candidate preferred o Knowledge of FAR/Government contracting environment a plus o Experience working with a corporate budgeting process, financial modeling, and business analysis
*Govplace is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis covered by law. Employment decisions are based solely on qualifications, merit and business need.
Govplace is a rapidly growing technology reseller and systems integrator based in Reston, VA.
Govplace is a $160M organization with unique partnerships with the country’s most innovative OEM’s and integrators, a portfolio of mission-critical customers, an unmatched culture and a successful track record of growth. As we continue to transform the business to meet the cloud and security needs of our... government customers, we strive to hire and retain top talent in the industry that share similar values and have an eagerness to drive continued success.
Govplace offers the opportunity to work with a talented and committed team of professionals in a fun and authentic culture where there is a fierce drive to win.