Finance Manager

The Mitre Corporation Bedford , MA 01730

Posted 7 days ago

Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges-and we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every day-working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE-and make a difference with us.

Department Summary:

MITRE is seeking an experienced FP&A professional to serve as a financial and strategic business partner to MITRE's Corporate Operations. This is a high visibility role that will have exposure to MITRE's Executive Leadership Team members and will require strong communication skills as well as the ability to present complicated financial and technological concepts in a clear, concise manner to all levels of management. This Finance Manager role will be expected to provide significant input in the decision-making process to leadership. A key attribute for the successful candidate will be the ability to understand current technologies (cloud, mobile, cybersecurity, etc.) and how their implementation/usage impacts cost structures. The candidate will be expected to be conversant on the latest technological trends and their potential impact on operations.

The role will be located in either our Bedford, Massachusetts, or McLean Virginia office with a hybrid work schedule.

The responsibilities of the job consist of:

Management Responsibilities:

  • Providing leadership, mentorship, guidance, and career development to staff

  • Ensuring timely and quality delivery of services across individual staff members

  • Being a collaborative partner within the Finance Leadership Team

  • Being a sought after thought leader amongst peers, staff, and stakeholders

  • Individual Contributor Responsibilities: Development and delivery of high value analytical reporting that encompasses key performance metrics and drivers

Competencies:

  • Ability to apply a broad range of analytical techniques to identify business issues, opportunities, and risks.

  • Ability to partner with Executive level budget owners, communicate financial results and lead/drive financial decision-making.

  • Ability to develop new business models, cost structures and apply allocation methodologies.

  • Ability to understand the implications of decisions at the business division level and the connection to the enterprise overall including impact to metrics (Rates & Price).

  • Ability to develop visually appealing presentations that effectively communicate information.

  • Ability to use and apply a range of finance and business intelligence software products as part of the financial reporting requirements.

Corporate FP&A experience:

  • Works with staff to specify performance expectations (outcomes, deliverables, metrics)

  • Knows and understands MITRE's Code of Ethics and Conduct and consistently models behaviors that are consistent with those values

  • Treats change as an opportunity to grow and adapts behaviors to deal effectively with change

  • Builds consensus and negotiates outcomes to the satisfaction of all parties

  • Proactive self-starter who executes to commitments

  • Intellectually curious reflected in a continuous improvement mentality with the capacity to drive change and the desire to learn.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related field (or equivalent in combined education and experience); Master's degree preferred.

  • 8+ years of finance and/or accounting experience within the US Government (Federal) practice of a professional services firm, with at least 3 years of supervisory/management experience

  • Demonstrated strong business and financial acumen

This requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s):

None

This requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s):

None

Subject to all federal and state laws, rules and regulations, MITRE requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated prior to their employment start date. MITRE will provide reasonable accommodation to individuals who are legally entitled to an exemption under applicable laws so long as it does not create an undue hardship for MITRE and/or does not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of the employee or others in the workplace.

MITRE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. MITRE recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of age; ancestry; color; family medical or genetic information; gender identity and expression; marital, military, or veteran status; national and ethnic origin; physical or mental disability; political affiliation; pregnancy; race; religion; sex; sexual orientation; and any other protected characteristics. For further information please visit the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission website EEO is the Law Poster, EEO is the Law Poster-Supplement and Pay Transparency.

MITRE intends to maintain a website that is fully accessible to all individuals. If you are unable to search or apply for jobs and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of MITRE's employment process, please contact MITRE's Recruiting Help Line at 703-983-8226 or email at recruitinghelp@mitre.org.

Copyright 1997-2021, The MITRE Corporation. All rights reserved. MITRE is a registered trademark of The MITRE Corporation. Material on this site may be copied and distributed with permission only.

Benefits information may be found here


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