Senior Financial Analyst

Job Title
Senior Financial Analyst
Job ID
Phoenix,  AZ 85044
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Senior Financial Analyst
Phoenix, AZ

@Orchard (formerly Talent Orchard) has an immediate opening to support our large Federal Systems Integration firm for a Senior Financial Analyst on a contract in Phoenix, AZ. The Initial duration of the contract is 6 months with strong potential for extension or full-time employment opportunity based on the business needs and performance.

Seeking an experienced Financial Analyst to join the Program Finance team in Phoenix AZ. The selected candidate will serve as the financial business partner for several key programs, assisting the program manager and program teams with developing program baselines, monitoring performance, investigating root causes of program performance variances, and assisting program managers in the development of corrective action plans to address and mitigate program variances. The selected candidate will provide financial decision support to key stakeholders focused on minimizing risk and maximizing the return on program profit by managing financial requirements and program execution.

Primary job responsibilities consist of:
  • Provides tracking, analysis, and reporting of projects of varying contract types, sizes, and complexity. The Financial Analyst must have the ability to work independently as well as in a cross-functional team environment
  • Utilizes strong communication skills to interface with the Program Management Organization (PMO) team and others including; project managers, technical staff, subcontractors, and customers in support of PMO activities
  • Responsible for project start-up and close-out as well as monthly program revenue, cost management, and profit recognition over the life of the program.
  • Supports project execution by performing financial analysis and other program support related to the technical and business resources needed to achieve program objectives; includes pre- and post-award project activities from inception through closeout
  • Develops and reviews financial data for inclusion in cost proposals, contract reviews, forecasts, and variance explanations.
  • Participate in program and project reviews.
  • Ensures compliance with internal procedures, DFAR/FAR, CAS, estimating systems, and disclosure statements as well as interprets changes to understand the impact on programs.

Minimum Required Skills/Experience:
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field
  • Ability to prioritize and self-manage a multi-tasked workload in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint experience
  • Basic knowledge of defense contracting regulatory environment (DFARS and CAS)
  • An affinity for investigating and solving complex financial problems preferred
  • Ability to work limited overtime (days, evenings, weekends) to meet business needs
  • Ability to work across multiple Finance and non-Finance functions

If your experiences and interest align with this exciting opportunity, we need to hear from you. Apply today!
Established in 2010, @Orchard (formerly Talent Orchard) has an exceptional reputation, providing staffing solutions to time-sensitive, talent scarcity issues to deliver better talent management ROI. Our specialty lies in the critical area of program talent acquisition and resource management, not in one narrow skillset, but across many areas of technical and functional delivery. To learn more about our other exciting opportunities, visit our Jobs Page at

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