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Financial Analyst II

Austal USA
Mobile, Alabama, United States
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Data Analyst
Contract Type
Full Time
Any qualified individual with a disability who is having difficulty in completing an application because of incompatible technology or other disability-related application issues may contact us at the following phone number for assistance: 251-445-1932.

Austal shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability. Austal's commitment to equal employment opportunity applies at all levels of employment, in all job titles, including the executive level, and to all employment actions, including but not limited to decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, training, and promotion.

REPORTS TO: Program Finance Manager



* Responsible for the maintenance, monitoring and initial analysis of assigned Projects for cost, schedule and performance
* Interfaces with Customers and internal departments of preparation of Project status for the Program
* Provide analysis and verification of Program submitted Forecast and EACs
* Provide GAP analysis of EACs and adjustments
* Responsible for collecting deliverable inputs from various departments and assists in reviewing for technical and administrative correctness prior to submitting to Customer Contract Data Requirement List (CDRLs)
* Participates in weekly and ad-hoc meetings with Program teams as required
* Identifies trends and develops support metrics for operations / others
* Research of all discrepancies in charging and be able to resolve timely and accurately
* Monitor tasking, performance to plan and funding on a regular basis
* Analyze data to produce accurate variance analysis reports and metrics
* Prepare and submit financial briefs to the Program Office as required and facilitate timely response to any questions/discrepancies
* Monitor contract dollar values by element of cost to support Program Office and financial impacts
* Maintains written policy and procedures for area of responsibility
* Maintains compliance with Company policies and procedures


* BS/BA Accounting, Finance or Business Administration with 3-5 years of experience in a related field, preferably in manufacturing or public accounting
* Excellent attention to detail, organizational skills required
* Strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills
* Experience with Government contracts a plus but not required
* Some experience working with financial models and internal rate of return calculations
* Basic knowledge of Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS)
* Basic understanding of contract types and values preferred
* Intermediate level of research and analysis skills
* Working knowledge of an Enterprise Resource Management System a plus
* Advanced knowledge of Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint
* Ability to work with limited direction in a fast-paced environment
* Ability to work a flexible schedule


DIRECTION EXERCISED: Relies on experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals and a variety of complicated tasks.

DISCRETION EXERCISED: Ability to work independent and make sound judgments, while exercising creativity.

LIAISES WITH: Personnel across all departments, primarily Program Office, Purchasing, Contracts and Finance as well as the Customer.


* The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD clearance may be required if deemed necessary in the scope of your position responsibilities.
* All candidates must meet Austal USA's basic employment eligibility guidelines:
* 18 years or older at time of application
* Able to provide proof of US Person status (permanent resident or citizen)
* No felony convictions of theft/deception or violent crimes within seven years from disposition date
* No felony convictions of drug cries within three years from disposition date
* Willing to submit to a drug screen
* Willing to submit to a background check
* Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly exposed to humid conditions, bright flashing lights, moving mechanical parts, high precarious places, outside weather conditions and extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes and/or airborne particles at or below the PEL, toxic or caustic chemicals, and heat and cold. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud, +90dB.

Job Type: Full-time

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