Financial Analyst Job at Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS)

Assists the Supervisory Budget Analyst (Analysis and Reporting) by providing professional accounting and budget oversight for Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) Unrestricted Funds (NAF) programs. Works collaboratively with program and support managers and Finance Branch staff to research, analyze and resolve complex accounting, budgeting and financial management issues. Communicates with other staff to find team solutions and efficiencies in financial processes. Coordinates all decisions with all parties involved prior to implementation to ensure managers are involved and engaged in the implementation of new processes and procedures.

Prepares financial analysis of all Unrestricted Fund Instruments (NAFI) and their cost centers using financial statements, budgets, historical data and personal research. Researches, analyzes and provides routine and ad hoc reports that summarize NAF results against budgets and historical years for program and support managers and MCCS staff. Works with MCCS management to develop recovery plans to address deficiencies. Performs internal financial review and special financial studies and analysis as required.

Develops and maintains financial reports that allow program and support managers to monitor financial transactions. Provides standard budget execution reports to program and support managers. Produces detailed financial analyzes useful for making management decisions. Recommends management actions when financial data shows emerging opportunities, adverse trends, or deviations from published plans. Meets regularly with management and helps formulate effective financial strategies; advises management in the analysis and interpretation of financial data for managerial decision-making; collaborates with managers at all levels and with the various sections of the Finance Directorate.

Compiles and submits routine and non-routine responses to data requests from management and upper headquarters which may include additional data calls, mid-year reviews, indirect support calculations, data validation of execution, etc Regularly communicates and coordinates with financial and program managers internal and external to Mr.

Minimum qualifications

A bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field appropriate to the work of the position AND three years of experience in the profession, or in a related field or area of ​​work., OR an appropriate combination of education and experience that demonstrates the possession of knowledge and skills equivalent to those acquired in the above, OR appropriate experience which demonstrates that the candidate has acquired the knowledge, skills and abilities equivalent to those acquired in the above. Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, accounting theories, practices, methods and techniques to independently perform a variety of assignments and advise managers on accounting and financial matters Ability to apply budget formulation principles and practices and knowledge of the relationship between accounting and budgetary systems . Proficiency in the use of computers, electronic communications and spreadsheet analysis; analyze accounting systems or modify and adapt conventional accounting and analytical techniques and procedures to solve various accounting problems; in collecting, assembling, consolidating and analyzing financial data and drawing conclusions and recommending work process improvements. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, sufficient to prepare reports and advice, provide briefings on controversial or complex topics, and establish and maintain effective relationships and collaborate with various levels of management. Ability to resolve complex or controversial issues or problems and to provide advice and assistance on issues of similar difficulty.

Eligible for progressive telecommuting as determined by MR/MF policy.