Wolf Creek Federal Services Business Analyst in SAN DIEGO, California
Who we are and what we do...
Make more than money. Make a difference.
Chugach Government Solutions (CGS) and subsidiaries…
Our Mission is to set the standard for first-class business services in the global market. We offer an exciting work environment, competitive compensation, and excellent benefits.
CGS is a unique organization, capable of meeting the needs of the government through a long-range program of business planning, training, and sound business practices. CGS is the federal division of Chugach Alaska Corporation (Chugach), one of the twelve original Native Regional Corporations formed under the Alaska Natives Claims Settlement Act of 1971. Chugach is privately owned by Alaska Natives, and stock is not publicly traded.
CGS is a seasoned government contractor providing a wide span of services to our federal customers with over 25 years of experience in the industry. We seek consistency in quality and actively innovate, finding new ways of doing business that adds value to our customers. CGS currently operates on Department of Defense installations sprinkled across the United States and at OCONUS locations spread across the globe. With 12 subsidiaries specializing in facility maintenance, IT/technical services, construction, and education services, CGS offers a unique depth of services equipped to support the most critical missions.
EEO/AA Employer; Shareholder Hire Preference.
Preference shall be given to eligible and qualified Chugach shareholders, spouses and descendants, and shareholders of other Alaska Native Corporations. Chugach makes every effort to identify, hire, train, and promote shareholders. Chugach is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law. CGS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Summary/ General Description of Job:
The Business Analyst is responsible for all accounting and financial functions for the CGSI, WCFS and DBSI San Diego Contracts. The incumbent is responsible to align expense reporting and analysis in accordance with accounting principles and company goals and objectives. Effectively communicate with the managers and corporate to identify drivers and efficiency metrics. Critical to the Business Analyst role is the ability to understand expense and business drivers affecting the business in order to provide guidance on how the expense culture can be modified. A liaison between managers to share efficiency and expense savings initiatives and ideas, and will work with other team members to develop automated reports and analytic tools. A distinctive role and unique opportunity to apply technical financial skills, business acumen and problem solving skill.
Essential Duties & Job Functions:
- Conducts a deep analysis into the business and expense drivers in order to provide guidance to management on how the expense culture and behavior should be modified. Identify, develop, and maintain efficient, cost effective processes, controls and data management.
- Generates labor and burden reports. Ensures that disbursements of company funds are for valid services performed.
- Ensures payroll calculations are based on authorized and accurate transactions (to include timesheet review).
- Ensure proper review and reconciliation of the general ledger.
- Supervises the proper safeguarding of petty cash monies entrusted to other departments and ensures cash and receipts for unreimbursed expenditures are kept in a locked container such as a fire-proof file cabinet, safe, or other suitable device to which unauthorized access is difficult.
- Reviews and approves all supporting schedules and associated journal entries prior to posting.
- Implements all SOP’s for general ledger accounting.
- Creates increasingly complex financial and/or operational monthly and ad-hoc reports regarding expenses, including the analysis of key financial metrics, financial modeling, and any supporting activities. Factor in historical information and current trends into analysis as needed, taking into account the different structures, cost centers, hierarchies, and account level detail to retrieve info from various sources. Present findings and recommendations to management, which may include process gaps and proposed solutions around expenses and budgeting.
- Performs headcount/FTE reporting and analysis. Conducts analysis of varied compensation bonus models as related to expenses, including accruals and analysis of payout, etc.
- Collaborates and partners with other team members to develop automated reports and analytic tools.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- May support the development of strategic plans, annual financial and operational planning, projections, and budgeting and quarterly forecasts. Identifies, recommends, and executes to resolve issues as they arise, presents financial results and analyses to management.
- May actively participate in cross-functional projects of moderate to complex scope as well as partner with cross-functional teams to improve processes, set targets, develop plans, and conduct analyses and measure results.
- Special projects as requested.
- Monitors and approves A/P, P/R, and GL oversight functions before sending to corporate.
- Prepares financial reports on the status of the project; i.e., income statements, budget comparisons, budget analysis, labor cost report, and project cost analysis.
- Provides constant, accurate data and financial information with dotted-line responsibilities to the CFSI management.
- Acts as a technical advisor to the Project Manager relating to financial matters.
- Works closely and harmoniously with fellow workers.
- Producing accurate, complete, and timely project financial reports.
- Maintaining complete confidentiality regarding finance matters.
- Working closely and harmoniously with fellow workers.
- Adhering to employment law, CAC & CFSI personnel policies, and contract requirements.
- Experience with common Accounting principles and practices as well as cost and pricing analysis.
- Strong computer experience on spreadsheet and database software, preferably Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access.
- Bachelor’s degree in business administration or accounting.
- Ten years of progressively responsible related accounting experience may be substituted for Bachelor’s degree.
- Two years’ experience performing project-level or higher accounting.
- Familiar with Government Contracting to include FARS/DFARS.
- Demonstrated proficiency Microsoft Office 2006 or above to include Outlook, Excel and Access.
- Ability to successfully pass a background check, drug test, and physical as required.
- U.S. Citizen.
- Valid State Driver’s License with acceptable driving record.
- Master’s Degree in accounting or business administration.
- Two years’ experience in Federal Government contract and job costing or accounting experience in accordance with the FAR.
- Experience with software programs Lawson and Maximo.
- Ability to successfully pass a National Agency Check with Inquiries.
Primary Location: US-California-SAN DIEGO
Number of Openings: 1
Job Number: CA010062
Req ID: CA010062