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Financial Analyst

UIC Dahlgren, VA
  • Posted: August 27, 2019
  • Full-Time


Bowhead is seeking a Financial Analyst in Dahlgren, VA. The Financial Analyst, Manufacturing (FP&A) will report directly to the Corporate Finance Manager. The Financial Analyst, Manufacturing is responsible for providing critical operational and financial support to the VP of Manufacturing & Products (M&P) and Business Unit. This highly visible role will be responsible for supporting day-to-day business, collaborating with the M&P Operation's team and Support Services, as well as driving best-in-class improvements in process and analytical capabilities.

The Financial Analyst will maintain records supporting financial forecasts used in the rate and budget area; respond to rate and budget questions and provides explanations to ensure management understanding. The Financial Analyst must ensure compliance with internal procedures as well as DFAR/FAR government regulations. They will participate in audits and interfaces with government auditors to ensure understanding of financial data, methodology and applicability under appropriate government regulations. The Financial Analyst, Manufacturing (FP&A) will understand key business drivers and create analyses that supports effective decision making within the M&P Bowhead companies of UIC Government Services.


Assist in the preparation of monthly and quarterly financial results, including operating performance trends, actual vs. forecast and key metrics.
Work closely with the VP of M&P to manage and track costs and budgets regarding Contract activity and Business Unit indirect costs.
Drive the Business Unit's planning and forecasting process on a monthly and annual basis to ensure accuracy in forecasts, working closely with the VP of M&P. Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual variance analyses. Provide value-added insight into budget/forecast vs. actuals.
Participate in annual FY budgeting and forecasting short & long range planning using Deltek's Cobra.
Prepare ad-hoc analysis and participate in cross-functional projects to support Operational and Corporate management needs.
Support Supply Chain to understand key drivers of variances, risks and opportunities to financial plans and forecast.
Monitor and develop new performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variances.
Track expenses versus budget, analyze fluctuations, and identify shortfalls and cost savings opportunities on a monthly basis using accounting system data (Costpoint) via business intelligence tool (QlikView).
Report to VP and Corporate Finance on trends and forecast changes from budget in a timely manner.
Assist in the development of the operating strategic plan.
Develop financial models and analyses to support strategic network initiatives.
Other projects/duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree in Finance and/or Accounting or Business required.
Minimum 3-5 years of progressive experience in corporate finance, ideally with Supply Chain or plant finance experience.
Advanced technical knowledge of MS Office Programs such as: Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. Technical knowledge of QlikView, Costpoint, or other ERP Systems required.
Seeking candidates that are results driven, well organized, with a high degree of personal initiative.
Strong attention to detail and organizational skills in a fast pace work environment.
Strong verbal and written communication skills. This position will interact daily with various levels of employees from front line labor to Executive leadership.
Ability to analyze and validate data comparison to provide insight on analytical findings, driving results in a collaborative cross-functional environment.
Government contracting experience desired.
Experience with Government manufacturing contracts from accounting or financial analyst perspective is highly desired.
Experience with Costpoint Materials module highly desired.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: There are currently no Security Clearance requirements for this position; however, candidates must be able to successfully pass a background check and be clearable up to the secret level. Due to the location of this work, US Citizenship is required. Bowhead reserves the right to change this requirement if necessitated by business needs or contractual obligations.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC's Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant's resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.

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Dahlgren, VA

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