PotomacWave is currently seeking a Financial Analyst to join our USCG C4IT SC Financial Management team, in Norfolk, VA and Oakland, CA. The ideal candidate will provide reconciliation and financial analysis and reporting support.
The position will focus on various reconciliation and financial reporting support activities within the Coast Guard Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Information Technology (C4IT) Service Center (SC), Assets Logistics Division, Financial Management Branch. Support will include, but not limited to, reconciliation or analysis of the following: Program Element Status (PES); Commitments; Undelivered Order (UDO) Validations; Pipeline Certifications; Transactions Not Yet on PES; Negative Project Balance; Undistributed Funds; Internal and External Fund Transfers; Travel Ceiling; Overseas Contingency Operations; Interagency Agreements; Backlogs.
Experience providing financial management, execution, validation, and reporting support services in a Federal financial setting – preferably with the Coast Guard or other DHS agency. Very strong financial analysis experience, intermediate or higher Microsoft Excel skills, experience with reconciliation of budget execution data, and experience working with financial data sets (import/export). Knowledge of PES, UDO Validation and pipeline certification and knowledge of Coast Guard financial systems including Core Accounting Systems (CAS), Financial Procurement Desktop (FPD), the Finance & Budget System (FBS) and Naval Electronic Supply Support System.
The Financial Analyst shall have a minimum of four (4) years of experience in conducting business and/or financial management tasks for commercial or government organizations. Plan, organize, execute, control, and perform project work efforts to meet contract requirements.
Proficient in the following Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with senior personnel and team members.
Ability to read and interpret government policy, regulations, and directives and to apply those interpretations fully and legally to all activities.
Ability to adhere to guidance received from the prime contractor and USCG personnel.