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Senior Finance Analyst

Job ID: 2301751
Location: REMOTE WORK, AL, United States
Date Posted: Feb 10, 2023
Category: Business Management
Subcategory: Finance
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a motivated and dedicated Senior Financial Analyst to support programs within the Army Business Unit of SAIC’s Intelligence and Missile Defense Operation.

This position requires proven experience across project planning and control with a background in Government financial analysis. Candidate will be a Lead and participate in the planning, tracking, analysis, and reporting on multiple funding sources with varying size, complexity, and level of risk. This individual will work closely with other Project Controllers as well as Program Management personnel and should be familiar with multiple program types (CPAF, CPFF, LOE, FPLOE, FFP, T&M, IDIQs, etc.) with varying degree of complexities.

This position can be worked remotely 100% nationwide.

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, maintain, and analyze balance sheets, income statements, and other financial records and reports.
  • Research complex accounting issues and errors to find solutions.
  • Review, track and approve customer invoice back-up documentation.
  • Conducts cost, schedule, and contract performance variance analysis.
  • Analyze and interpret accounting records.
  • Monitor disbursements and research problems to identify issues and recommend corrections
  • Help prepare monthly metrics reports, internal management reports, and external regulatory reports.
  • Help present financial data, progress, and performance metrics information for briefings and other presentations.
  • Participate in the development of budgets (spend plans) for assigned programs and perform financial analysis on funding profiles and program financial variances.
  • Must be able to multi-task and support program with efficiency and accuracy.
  • Interface with program managers, SAIC’s finance, accounting, contracts, as well as external customers on a daily basis to address operational issues in a timely and effective manner.


Required Education and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in a Finance or Accounting discipline with six (6) years or Master's and four (4) years of relevant experience in Federal government contracting
  • US Citizenship Required
  • Experience in providing financial tracking and support for the government customer in areas of Program Control, Finance, Cost Estimating, Financial Analysis and Accounting.
  • Knowledge of general and corporate business practices, government contracting regulations and principles, and accounting and finance principles.
  • Can make decisions using sound judgment while complying with policies, procedures, accounting principles.
  • Ability to balance long-term thinking with short-term execution.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills, the ability to perform effectively within deadlines.
  • Ability to prioritize and work with minimal supervision, be persistent in follow-through.
  • Proficient in MS Office Software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

Required Security Clearance:

  • Must be able to obtain a Secret security clearance.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong Knowledge of Military Interdepartmental Purchase Request (MIPR) process and understanding of Military Agencies funding obligations.  
  • Strong knowledge of Costpoint and Cognos.

Target salary range: $75,001 - $85,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 26,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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