We are seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented Financial Analyst to join our team in supporting a government agency. The successful candidate will play a key role in financial and budget analysis, focusing on data entry, reviewing timesheets, and budgeted vs. actuals tracking in Excel. This is a 1-year contract role that requires strong Excel skills and excellent communication abilities, both written and verbal.
Data Entry: Accurate and timely entry of financial data into Excel spreadsheets and other relevant systems.
Reviewing Timesheets: Thoroughly reviewing and validating employee timesheets to ensure accuracy and compliance with established policies.
Budgeted vs. Actuals Tracking: Utilizing Excel to compare budgeted financial figures against actual expenses and revenue, generating insightful reports to aid decision-making.
Financial Reporting: Running reports and analyzing financial data to provide valuable insights to the government agency.
Communication: Collaborating with team members and stakeholders, and effectively communicating financial information both in writing and verbally.
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field preferred.
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel, including advanced functions and formulas. Experience with financial modeling is a plus.
Previous experience in financial analysis, preferably in a government agency or similar environment.
Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills, able to manage and analyze large sets of data accurately.
Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to convey complex financial information in a clear and concise manner.
Ability to work independently, meet deadlines, and prioritize tasks effectively.
Knowledge of government financial regulations and processes is advantageous.