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Financial Analyst

Company: General Atomics
Location: Bonsall
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Financial Analyst to join General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) Financial Services Group located in San Diego, Ca. The position, under general direction is responsible for providing the set-up and maintenance of projects in SAP and the AFE Application, forecasting and estimating assistance, and capitalizing assets upon completion. This person must be able to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment, with the capacity to provide ad hoc reporting and analysis. The ideal candidate will possess strong communications skills and have the ability to interact with multiple levels of management.
Essential Functions

Assists and trains AFE Managers/Program Managers with submittals of Capital projects in the AFE Application; ensures adequate support documentation is congruent with approved funding.Sets-up and maintains Capital projects work breakdown structures (WBSs) and network activities (NWAs) in the company s ERP System.Reviews projects for capital criteria within the aerospace/defense industry; has familiarity with Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), GAAP, and the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).Creates the formal Approved Authority for Expenditure (AFE) documents; distributes to the CM/PM.As an Admin Super User, reviews and maintains AFE updates, User Access, Cost Center Owners; may report software problems for the AFE Application and make recommendations.Records the Capital Completion forms and prepares timely calculation summaries for the assets to be placed in-service.Analyzes projects prior to capitalization of assets and works cross-functionally with Accounting.Attends and supports monthly review meetings; provides status updates as required.Analyzes labor and material charging to network activities and works closely with finance and accounting to identify and correct issues; recommends improvements to current processes.Provide support to management with audit inquiries for projects. Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company. Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices. Other duties as assigned or required.
Job Qualifications:
Typically requires a bachelor's degree in business administration with an emphasis in accounting and/or finance and six or more years of progressive professional cost accounting experience in a corporate environment, preferably with a government contractor. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.Must have a comprehensive understanding of industry and government cost accounting principles, theories and concepts and a complete and thorough knowledge of cost accounting practices, techniques, and standards.Be customer focused with the ability to identify issues and develop solutions to a variety of problems of diverse scope and complexity.Possesses a solid understanding of Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).Excellent analytical, verbal, and written communication skills to accurately document, report, and present accounting and finance findings.Excellent interpersonal skills to influence and guide all levels of employees/customers, including senior managers and senior external parties on accounting and finance matters.The ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information. Excellent Microsoft Office and computer skills.The ability to initiate, plan, and manage projects.Ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel, as required.

Keywords: General Atomics, San Diego , Financial Analyst, Professions , Bonsall, California

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