Financial Analyst

Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory Laurel , MD 20708

Posted 2 months ago

Do you enjoy working with financial data?

Are you searching for an opportunity to apply your financial skills in a creative and collaborative laboratory environment? Would you like to engage in meaningful work in the exciting Space Exploration Sector (SES) with an employer that prioritizes impact, innovation, and personal development?

If so, we're looking for someone like you to join APL!

We are seeking a Business/Financial Analyst with a great work ethic and high attention to detail who is highly motivated to learn new skills and seeks a long-term position to help us manage the financial operations within Space Explorations Sector. You will be joining a small team of business professionals that strive to provide exceptional business operations support to SES Executive Management.

As a Business/Financial Analyst...

  • Your primary responsibility will be to provide financial operations support to the SES Executive Management including management of Overhead/Program Development budgets, Staffing Review, quarterly Director's Office Review (DOR), and various ad-hoc projects.

  • SES Overhead Budget: Create fiscal year baselines, track/update monthly actuals & plans, publish monthly Estimate-at-Completion (EAC) status for all groups, maintain the lien list for reserve allocations, manage the fiscal year-end budget targets, present overhead status at various sector meetings, and serve as the main POC for all aspects related to Overhead.

  • Funding Review: Generate and analyze funding review templates, run analysis against the DSY (Direct Staff Year) forecast, and present to senior management.

  • Staffing Review: Compile & analyze quarterly staff planning submissions from SES groups to ensure that the plans are in line with Program requirements and present to senior management.

  • Director's Office Review: Obtain, review, and analyze SES financial data and assemble quarterly DOR packages for Accounting & Finance.

  • PDF: Develop the annual budgets based on Front Office allocation to the Mission Areas, update the cost tracking templates used to support management reviews, collaborate with IRAD PI's to build and updated IRAD spend plans

  • Serve as the main POC for Laboratory policies on Indirect allowable charges and provide guidance to all levels of staff.

You meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you...

  • Possess a Bachelor's degree in Business and have 2 years of relevant experience in the financial field.

  • Are a highly-motivated self-starter, capable of independent operations and exceptional attention to detail.

  • Possess Excellent MS Excel, MS Word, and MS PowerPoint proficiency.

  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and critical thinking skills and have Executive presentation experience.

  • Possess the ability to manage multiple priorities in a demanding environment.

  • Are able to obtain a Secret level security clearance. If selected, you will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.

You'll go above and beyond our minimum requirements if you...

  • Have experience in DOD contracting

  • Have an understanding of the FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulations)

  • Have Data Visualization (Power BI) experience and ability to build financial dashboards

Why work at APL?

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) brings world-class expertise to our nation's most critical defense, security, space and science challenges. While we are dedicated to solving complex challenges and pioneering new technologies, what makes us truly outstanding is our culture. We offer a vibrant, welcoming atmosphere where you can bring your authentic self to work, continue to grow, and build strong connections with inspiring teammates.

At APL, we celebrate our differences and encourage creativity and bold, new ideas. Our employees enjoy generous benefits, including a robust education assistance program, unparalleled retirement contributions, and a healthy work/life balance. APL's campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Learn more about our career opportunities at www.jhuapl.edu/careers.

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