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Contract Management

o Must be able to interpret complex contract terms

o Able to unpack deal model and enter deal model data into financial tools and tie deal model info back to signed contracts

o Create calc tools/forecast files based on client contracts

o Maintain SLA Calculations

o Aid in contract renewal discussions

o Ability to read complex contracts and understand the financial terms and schedules

· Forecasting and Annual Budgeting

o Responsible for developing & implementing monthly baseline operating plan at the beginning of each year (Detailed Bottoms-up Plan))

o Responsible for executing forecasting process on a monthly basis for revenue and estimated Variable Margins.

o Manage forecasts for Contract Terms (not just individual fiscal years) and meet all quarterly forecast and annual Plan deadlines.

o Budget/Forecast revenue & costs for specified P&L through use of metrics, historical trending reviews, and close working relationships with business partners

o Review P&L, understand all activity and provide driver and account based variance analysis

o Organize and lead monthly financial reviews with business partners and internal financial leadership

o Financial risk & opportunity tracking and reporting

o Supervise creation and correct set up of all necessary financial tools and templates

o Create and update pricing models as needed

o Processing needed journal entries (re-classes & accruals)

o Ad-hoc financial support

· Month End Process

o Manage month end close, working closely with revenue assurance group as needed, tasks include but not limited to:

o Validate Revenue is submitted accurately

o Variance Analysis

o Expense Accruals

o Topside Entries

o Project forecast updates for R&Os

· Reporting

o Able to use Workday & Adaptive Insight to create and maintain P&L reports for Client/BU Lead review

o Ad hoc P&L reporting as needed

o Present financial data to the Business

· Pricing

o Create Pricing modeler for each client team

o Validate pricing meets DoA

o Aid in additional Pricing requests as needed (for items not related to Deal Team pricing)

o Able to provide detailed, concise analysis on client P&Ls, reporting, and pricing to guide client teams and Client execs on driving improved margins

o Analyst in this position is highly independent and requires only minimal supervision.


· 3+ years of finance experience working in a financial analyst role

· Experience in Project accounting, Corporate FP&A analysis

· Strong business acumen, e.g. ability to interpret, evaluate and apply financial data/information to business decisions

· Proficiency in financial analysis and financial models

· Must be able to work independently

· Must demonstrate good critical thinking and ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines

· Must have a basic understanding of GAAP and SOX compliance

· Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

· Ability to consult effectively with senior level managers and clients on various financial issues, while

· Experience with financial systems. Workday and Adaptive Insight a big plus

· Excellent communication skills, verbal and written; able to clearly articulate thoughts, issues, concerns, risks, opportunities, other

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