Financial Analyst in Reston, VA at Maximus

Date Posted: 4/30/2021

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Role & Responsibilities:

The successful candidate for this position will be responsible to deliver and/or oversee all financial aspects of these programs budget including the development and implementation of the annual operating plan, and other key leadership roles to develop process improvements in financial analysis and reporting.  The successful candidate for this position reports to the Finance Director who oversees four regional divisions.  Responsibilities include:

  • Leadership role to manage, serve and oversee as liaison for all financial processes related to designated contract portfolios, including all cost allocations, revenue and billing reconciliations.
  • Managing the processes for 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, accuracy and timeliness of forecasting, reporting, accruals, collections, and other financially related processes and systems on a weekly and monthly basis;
  • Provide direct financial analysis and support of the sales pipeline / new work projections.
  • Ensure designated contracts comply with all SOX controls.
  • Support process improvements in financial analysis, annual operating plan development,  and forecasting, as well as consolidating, analyzing, reviewing and reporting on all financial matters;

    Required Skills:

  • 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 and MS Word (CostPoint and Cognos Reporting / TM1 a 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 2+ years of related work experience required including private sector experience;
  • Strong organizational, verbal, written, analytical, problem solving, teamwork and communication skills required;

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

EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies Maximus deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. Maximus is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Maximus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.