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Program Financial Analyst

Company: Leidos
Location: Marion
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Description Job Description:Leidos has an opening for a highly motivated candidate to join our team in Peoria, IL as a Program Financial Analyst. -- -This position will support the Finance and Accounting Department for implementation of a $100M+ per year utility energy efficiency contract. The successful candidate must be able to work independently to meet program Accounting and Finance needs as well as other team objectives, and should possess the capacity to complete several deliverables in coordination with Program Finance Manager. The candidate should be detail-oriented, organized, and capable of analyzing large sets of data.-- - This position also requires the ability to be flexible in meeting strict deadlines, and working closely with the Program Finance Manager in process improvement and task management encompassing all internal and external aspects of finance. This position will report directly to the Program Finance Manager.Job Location: Ameren Illinois and Leidos believe it is very important to provide employment opportunity to the utility ratepayers that reside in Illinois. Therefore, there is Strong preference for the successful candidate to be located in the Ameren Illinois service territory (roughly the southern two-thirds of Illinois). The Ameren Illinois service territory includes several large to mid-size communities such as Galesburg, Quincy, Peoria, Bloomington-Normal, Champaign-Urbana, Danville, Decatur, Springfield, Charleston-Mattoon, Effingham, Mt. Vernon, Marion, Carbondale, and Metro East (Belleville, O'Fallon, Granite City, Edwardsville, Alton, Collinsville).Once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, travel may be required to the Peoria, IL and/or Collinsville, IL offices on a periodic basis.ResponsibilitiesAbility to work with large amounts of data and provide high level analysis of revenues, expenses, other overhead costs in coordination with the Program Finance ManagerCreate meaningful financial reports and help find discrepanciesGather and organize financial documentation and records for analysisManage vendor invoicing discrepancies from start to finish in coordination with the Program Finance ManagerMust be independent in meeting deadlines and project goalsUnderstanding of Accrual reportingClear and concise communication to the client, Program Finance ManagerAbility to quickly adapt to ad hoc requests and a fast-changing environmentIdentifying trends in Financial performance and provide recommendations for improvementAbility to identify process gaps, and propose solutions to remediate issuesAdapting and utilizing all internal and external finance databases and systemsAble to process large numbers of incentive check batch paymentsControl of approvals for internal and external invoicesTracking of contracts regarding all financial aspects in coordination with Program Finance ManagerAbility to process returned checks and creditsAssistance with management of invoice cycle daily completionCoordination & supervision of sub-contractor communication in utilized systemsManage monthly reporting requirements both internally and externally in coordination with the Program Finance ManagerAd hoc projects as needed from Project Finance ManagerRequirements:Bachelor's degree with 3+ years of experience in related fields (Finance, operations, accounting). Bachelor's degree in Business/Finance or Accounting strongly-- -preferred. High school diploma with additional years experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.Experience in Energy Efficiency a plusExperience in Salesforce a plusIntermediate to advanced experience in Excel and other analytical toolsWorking knowledge of standard Accounting procedures & GAAPAbility to understand and create P&L, Margin, and other related Financial analysisMust have skills to develop, maintain and/or modify accounting systems as needed to ensure adequate recognition of financial analysis and transactionsMust possess proven capability and experience working both tandem and serial tasks, with a self-motivated and can do attitudeStrong organizational skills needed to handle multiple tasks/projectsAbility to pivot quickly in situationsAbility to manage high volumes of tasks in a fast-paced, cyclical and demanding work environmentAbility to work as a team player, working towards one combined goalPay Range:

Keywords: Leidos, Evansville , Program Financial Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Marion, Indiana

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