Finance Manager in Reston, VA at Maximus

Date Posted: 12/29/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The successful candidate for this position will be responsible to deliver and/or oversee all financial aspects of divisional budgets including the development and implementation of the annual operating plan, forecasting indirect expenses, and other key leadership roles to develop process improvements in financial analysis and reporting. The successful candidate for this position reports to the Director/VP of Finance but will work very closely with the Group President, Division SVP, other finance staff members and project managers whose programs are under the purview of the Group President.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

•Preparation of financial budgeting, forecasting and all required financial reporting on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis, while performing variance analysis between forecast and actuals;
•Ensure effectiveness of accuracy and timeliness of forecasting, reporting, accruals, collections, and other financial related processes and systems on a weekly and monthly basis;
•Work with Group and project finance teams to develop, administer, and implement process improvements in financial analysis, annual operating plan development, and forecasting, as well as consolidating, analyzing, reviewing and reporting on all financial matters;
•Provide direct financial leadership and support of the sales pipeline process;
•Leadership role to manage, serve and oversee as point of contact for all financial processes related to the supported operational division.
•Provide ad-hoc financial analysis as needed

Requirements & Qualifications:

•Demonstrated hands-on work experience and knowledge to forecast, budget, report, analyze data and ability to enhance ongoing financial processes while working well with others;
•Must possess strong proficiency with MS Excel, Word and Power Point;
•Experience with Deltek and Cognos a strong plus
•Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with and present to executive management.
•Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment delivering results and quality services;
•Demonstrated experience to execute multiple tasks simultaneously working in a team or independently
•Possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or Economics or related field of study;
•Minimum 5 years of related work experience required including private sector experience;
•Strong organizational, verbal, written, analytical, problem solving, teamwork and communication skills required.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

- Support forecasting and budgeting processes to prepare financial models, understand supporting assumptions, perform analysis & review of preliminary submissions of management presentations and assemble budget packages.

- Develop and analyze financial projections to ensure forecasts reflect expectations working closely with key stakeholders; provide counsel and insight into financial results, forecasts and risks.

- Lead financial analysis projects and assist with special projects.

- Develop and manage operational productivity analyses and tracking of metrics.

- Develop and manage project status reporting for assigned areas of business.

- Prepare routine and ad-hoc financial reports and analysis.

Minimum Requirements:

- A minimum of 5 years of experience in financial analysis/financial management or related field required.

- Bachelor's degree required, preferably in the field of Finance, accounting or a related degree.

- Ability to collaborate, influence and provided value-added analyses.

- Ability to analyze complex issues in a simple, logical and succinct manner.

- Excellent verbal and written presentation skills including ability to communicate analyses and recommendations to senior management.

MAXIMUS Introduction
Since 1975, Maximus has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. Maximus delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, Maximus is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit
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