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The MITRE Corporation Lead Financial Analyst in Bedford, Massachusetts

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MITRE’s Finance organization is seeking a Lead Financial Analyst to support the MITRE Treasury & Corporate Operations Finance Team, which provides financial support to MITRE Senior Leadership and its stakeholders. As a Lead Financial Analyst, you will serve as a trusted advisor in support of the MITRE Corporate Operations Financial Management organization. As a Lead Financial Analyst, you will serve as the primary source of day-to-day financial management and business decision support to Department Managers, and Senior Finance Leadership – playing a key part in the Corporate Operations Finance functions that maximize MITRE’s value to our government sponsors.

This role will be located in McLean, VA office and will have a hybrid work schedule.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Execution of the enterprise planning cycle process (Budget & Quarterly)

  • Indirect Rate Management across enterprise

  • Ability to apply a broad range of analytical techniques to identify business issues, opportunities, and risks

  • Ensure strong operating financial controls and adherence to FAR, CAS, and MITRE finance policies

  • Support Business Transformation & Process Reengineering Efforts

  • Working collaboratively across MITRE Finance organization including but not limited to Finance Leads and Finance Managers to converge on processes

  • Ensure accurate processing and documentation of financial reporting/transactions to ensure established levels of quality and efficiency KPIs

  • Utilize and apply best practices regarding tools, technology, and standard financial processes

  • Execute the monthly, quarterly, and annual closing and reporting of internal and external financial information

  • Ability to partner with budget owners to determine appropriate prioritizations and impact of trade-off decisions on financial metrics

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field and 6+ years of finance and/or accounting experience within the US Government (Federal) practice of a professional services firm; Master’s degree preferred

  • Experience with Deltek Cost Point, and or Cognos Analytics preferred

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel preferred (ie Pivot tables, Core functions, and formulas)

  • Experience working with FARs, CAS and government regulations preferred

Professional Qualifications:

  • Resourceful self-starter who executes on commitments

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, presentation, and influencing skills

  • Consensus builder: Promote ideas and gain buy-in on new approaches

  • Flexible team player with ability to work in cross-functional teams and across varying groups and organizational levels

  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent work streams while maintaining high quality output

  • Strong attention to detail resourceful self-starter who executes on commitments

  • Mindset of continuous improvement with the capacity to drive change

    This requisition requires the candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s):

None

This requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s):

None

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