Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) Manager / Senior FP&A Manager (4293)

  • Mid-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 20 February 2019
  • Bethesda, Maryland, United States
  • Closing on 21 April 2019
  • Current

Job Description

Job Title/Grade: Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) Manager (Grade 10)

Senior Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) Manager (Grade 11)

Reports to: Senior Director, Financial Planning and Analysis

Department: Finance

Date: February 20, 2019

Function of the Position:

The FP&A Manager/Senior FP&A Manager is a full-time, professional role providing a range of financial support to the growth and effective management of DAI and its various business units. The FP&A Manager/Senior FP&A Manager is responsible for DAI’s Indirect cost and rate management including cost allocations, financial analysis and reporting for corporate functions and completing ad hoc financial analysis. The role requires the ability to work effectively under tight deadlines, extreme attention to detail, and consistently accurate, high quality financial analyses.

Roles and Responsibilities:

1. Indirect Cost and Rate Management

  • Support DAI’s Indirect Cost management processes to include preparation of annual NICRA rates proposal, Incurred Cost Submission (ICS) preparation and incurred cost audits (ICAs)
  • Responsible for maintaining monthly NICRA rate and allocation modeling.
  • Support DAI’s indirect rate development and modeling during quarterly forecast and annual budgeting process.

2. Financial Analysis and Reporting

  • Conduct analyses and reporting for corporate functions including, monthly financial analysis, reforecasting, variance analysis, pipeline analysis, and graphical summaries of business unit financial performance.
  • Support corporate consolidation analyses and reporting, including annual corporate budgeting process
  • Corporate functions planning and forecasting as part of annual corporate-wide planning processes.
  • Support the implementation of new financial reporting and roll out of the Hyperion planning system
  • Other ad-hoc financial analyses

3. Financial Processes Improvement, Ad Hoc Reporting and Analyses, and Special Projects

  • Manage or perform periodical or ad hoc financial data analysis, queries, reconciliations and reports as needed from DAI’s senior management or to satisfy external client or audit requests;
  • Support initiatives targeted at financial processes improvement and the implementation of changes to achieve efficiencies and the company’s objectives in the areas of project billing, contract compliance and reporting, indirect cost recovery, financial reporting and analysis

Additional responsibilities may be assigned as business needs evolve.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Grade 10: Bachelor’s degree and nine years of relevant professional experience or Master’s degree and seven years of relevant professional experience
  • Grade 11: Bachelor’s degree and eleven years of relevant professional experience or Master’s degree and nine years of relevant professional experience
  • Experience in US Government Cost Accounting principles and/or indirect rate models.
  • High proficiency in MS excel (e.g., formulas, pivot tables, tables and graph production) and in MS PowerPoint.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to write precisely and concisely
  • Ability to influence and work in a support role
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and under high pressure

Equivalent education and experience will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of MS PowerPivot and Power BI preferred.

Supervisory Requirements: None

DAI is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. EOE - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

About the Organization

DAI is an international development companywith corporate offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Belgium, and Nigeria, and project operations worldwide. We tackle fundamental social and economic development problems caused by inefficient markets, ineffective governance, and instability. Named one of the world’s top 40 international development innovators, DAI has delivered transformational development results in more than 150 countries for clients including development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations and philanthropies, and national governments.

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