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Sr. Financial Data Analyst

Herndon, VA, US
Job Description This position is responsible for retrieving, analyzing and presenting data from our primary financial and planning applications, Deltek Costpoint and SAP BPC. This role requires proficiency with data analysis modeling, design and documentation. As a key member of the Financial Planning team, this individual will be responsible for the development of highly confidential internal reporting used by senior management throughout the organization to understand results and influence long term and strategic decisions. They will conduct business studies on past, future and comparative performance, identify trends, analyze and interpret data, conduct benchmarking and process analysis, and recommend actions supported by sound financial analysis. This position positively affects the company performance and positions the incumbent for future growth and development opportunities. Responsibilities of this role include:

• Responsibilities of this role include:
• Support financial forecasting, report on financial performance for leadership reviews, consolidate and analyze financial data, and create operational metrics based on key performance indicators.
• Identify relevant insights and compile analytical reports and forward-thinking forecasts based upon financial trends that enable others to make sound decisions.
• Assemble and summarize data through data mining and business intelligence to structure sophisticated reports and financial models for decision support.
• Increase productivity by improving current methods used in the collection of data, coordinating information requirements, developing automated financial reporting/forecasting tools, and creating standard and ad-hoc reports.
• Evaluate financial status and risks by analyzing actual results in comparison with budgets and forecasts while working closely with the Finance team to ensure accurate financial reporting and decision support.
• Work with data sets to address difficult, non-routine analysis problems using sound statistical approaches.
• Make business recommendations with effective presentations of findings at multiple levels of stakeholders through visual displays of quantitative information.
• Maintain working knowledge of our financial policies, Disclosure Statements and processes to assure understanding and manage potential impacts of changes to and developments for supported systems.
• Building successful working relationships with key functional and operational stakeholders.
Required Skills • Requires a Bachelor's Degree in area of specialty or equivalent and at least 7-9 years of experience in the field or in a related area. • 5 or more years of experience in a government contracting environment. Working knowledge of indirect rate structures a plus. • Experience in reporting and analysis using SAP Business Planning and Consolidation (SAP BPC) 10.1 strongly preferred. • Advanced Proficiency in MS Excel Required. Experience developing tools with MS-Access a plus. • Working knowledge of Deltek Costpoint General Ledger and Project Ledger modules preferred. • Ability to plan, execute and deliver on projects in a timely manner; plus the ability to multi-task on varying projects and initiatives. • Very high attention to detail; organized and thorough with a desire for continuous improvement. • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a collaborative team with a focus on high professional standards, strong follow-up and successful project execution. • The position requires excellent analytical and critical-thinking skills. • Stellar work ethic. • Must be a citizen of the United States.
Employment Type Full time
Career Level Mid Career
Job ID 52665458
Company Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. federal civilian agencies, the intelligence community, the Government of Canada, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently, while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco has approximately 6,000 employees with an annual revenue of $1 billion and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset, and our success directly relates to our employees. At Serco, we listen, respect and support our employees and through continuous training, development and information-sharing, we advance talent internally, enhancing career growth and progression which enables not only our employees to excel but enables our customers to excel as well. It is not just a job at Serco; at Serco, we offer career opportunities. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco's people share a passion for delivering ethical service, innovation, and a commitment to results. We trust our people to deliver. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).
Functional AreaOther
DepartmentSerco’s Corporate departments include Finance, Human Resources, IT, Business Development, Legal, Communications and Corporate Services. All of our Corporate departments are focused on supporting our teams delivering on their contracts and working on the front-line with our customers.
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