Program Finance Specialist

Elite Technical is seeking an experienced Program Finance Specialist for a contract position with a highly regarded aerospace and defense client in Rochester, NY. Due to the nature of the work to be performed, any candidate seeking consideration must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain/maintain a DoD secret clearance.

Participates in the planning and implementation of a sound financial review and control function to assist Program Management in executing program finance and cost control responsibilities.
- Develops an effective team relationship and provides needed support under the direction of the Program Finance Lead to Integrated Product Team Leaders (IPTs)/Work Flow Managers and/or Project Managers.
- Assists in the development and documentation of the Project's baseline plan.
- Prepares manpower and dollar budgets for all functional elements (WBS) contributing cost input to the program; establishes and implements approved budgets.
- Reviews cost factors to ensure consistency with company policy and past and current actual performance levels.
- Assists the Program Manager and team in handling daily operating problems as they affect program costs and the overall financial position.
- Completes special assignments as required in support of the program, such as preparation of program/financial detailed reports.
- Demonstrates a solid understanding of program financial cost elements as they pertain to the broader organizational financial results and impacts including project estimating, contract terms and revenue recognition.

Required Skills

Minimum Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline;
5+ years of experience in Accounting or Finance;
Project/program finance experience on large defense contracts and various contract types;
Demonstrated proficiency and knowledge of project control functions: establishing baseline plans, controlling cost and schedule functions, change management, WBS development and SOW mapping.

Demonstrated Earned Value Management expertise;
Experience with EVM Software (preferably MPM);
Experience generating IMPR Formats 1-5;
MPM Experience;
Integrated Baseline Review Experience;
Experience with SAP/Business Objects or Peoplesoft

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Rochester, NY



Anticipated Start Date

Monday, August 26, 2019

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Anticipated Duration

12 months

Date Posted

Thursday, August 8, 2019

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