FINANCIAL ANALYST (AVTBTSS-2022-17549-F):
Bowhead seeks a Financial Analyst to support operational and technical support services for the Amphibious Vehicle Test Branch (AVTB) Headquarters and Technical Support Services (HQTSS) at Camp Pendleton, CA. AVTB is a Department of Defense (DoD) sponsored test facility that provides year-round Test and Evaluation (T&E) of amphibious vehicles, ground combat vehicles, systems, and equipment for the Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC) and Program Executive Officer Land Systems (PEO LS).
The Financial Analyst will shall assist in various financial functions such as budgeting, projection, auditing, forecasting, trending and analysis. Assists in budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and regulations. Assist with expense tracking and financial monthly reporting, financial data calls and fiscal compliance. May assist in the preparation of proposals for new and existing delivery orders.
Job duties will include but are not limited to:
• The Contractor shall review system-generated reports for AVTB to ensure current financial information is captured. Update the Defense Agencies Initiative (DAI) Business Management System to report expense to capture relevant information.
• The Contractor shall assist in the generation accounting reports and metrics on a biweekly basis, and more frequently during peak periods, such as close-out. Accounting reports and metrics shall provide summary level and details of abnormal accounting conditions, such as Unmatched Disbursements, Abnormal Accounts Payable and Negative Unliquidated Obligations.
• The Contractor shall use the Status of Funds (SOF) and Active File Reports from the Defense Agencies Initiative (DAI) Business Management System to reconcile accounting logs and submit written monthly financial status report to the Financial Management lead.
• The Contractor shall perform analysis and comparisons of accounting reports and metrics to identify trends, provide root cause analysis, and make recommendations to reduce abnormal conditions.
• Key Supporting Documentation (KSD). The Contractor shall develop, post, maintain, mark, prepare, and retrieve KSD in support of accounting, auditing, or evaluation activities.
•The Contractor shall review commitment, obligation, and expense KSD to ensure completeness and file in accordance with standard document repository procedures. The Contractor shall retrieve KSD in support of audit or evaluation activities and mark documents in accordance with audit sample procedures.
• The Contractor shall post valid support documentation for all transactions to the required repository. The Contractor shall review KSD for completeness and file in accordance with system access repository procedures.
• The Contractor shall research expired unliquidated obligations (ULO) records, communicating with performing activities as needed. Adjustments to records must be supported by the KSD provided to the AVTB analyst or Managerial Accounting Office (MAO) analyst to adjudicate and/or record in the accounting system. The Contractor shall document all research and communications and provide to the appropriate AVTB and MAO analyst monthly.
• The Contractor shall review command Dormant Account Review Quarterly (DAR-Q) submissions including validation codes, comments, and KSD to ensure compliance with DAR-Q guidance and submission timelines. The Contractor shall research financial records and input data into SharePoint in accordance with the command’s DAR-Q guidelines as well as DoD Financial Management Regulations (FMR) Volume 3, Chapter 8.
• AVTB Reporting. The Contractor shall develop, prepare, and update briefs, reports, and metrics for reporting and leadership visibility. o The Contractor shall prepare briefing slides in support of the AVTB staff meeting, fiscal updates, and emergent fiscal brief requirements. o Daily, the Contractor shall prepare funding documents packages and input funding document data, to include execution of basic funding documents as well as AVTB PO HQTSS PWS v02 4 amendments to the basic funding document into the Defense Agencies Initiative (DAI) Business Management System enterprise system.
• Weekly, the Contractor shall track, verify, and reconcile that the funding decommitments and de-obligations are posted to Defense Agencies Initiative (DAI) Business Management System as soon as financial status is received from the performing activity.
• Monthly, the Contractor shall retrieve unliquidated reports via Defense Agencies Initiative (DAI) Business Management System to analyze the data output, communicate with the activity for verification of final invoice submittal, and then prepare and process the recouping of unobligated and unliquidated funds.
• The Contractor shall possess an advanced knowledge level of Adobe, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and SharePoint, in addition to a working knowledge of Defense Agencies Initiative (DAI) Business Management System.
• The Contractor shall be proficient in the use of all programs associated with Microsoft Office. The Contractor shall have proficient skills in data analytics and electronic data research and be familiar with USMC fiscal terms and processes for fiscal analysis, including DAI Standard Financial Information Structure (SFIS).
• Five plus (5+) years of experience professional work experience. Bachelor’s Degree highly desired.
• Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
• Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts.
• Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team.
- Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
- Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time
- Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically
SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: There are currently no Security Clearance requirements for this position; however, candidates must be able to successfully pass a background check. Due to the location of this work, US Citizenship is required. Bowhead reserves the right to change this requirement if necessitated by business needs or contractual obligations.
In accordance with Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, candidates should be aware that they may be required to have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire.