Financial Analyst - DoD

  • Job Reference: 1108657534-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2023
  • Recruiter: General Carbide Corporation
  • Location: Greensburg, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: On Application

Job Description

General Carbide Corporation in Greensburg, PA; is looking for Financial Analyst. This position will be responsible for financial support on projects/contracts, assist engineers and management in making business decisions to improve financial performance. The successful candidate must have experience working as a financial/program analyst with a government contractor. They also must have experience in working with program managers to manage the budget/financial forecasts/on a DOD program as well as understanding how to put together overhead and G&A rates and manage indirect cost pools.

This position reports to the CFO and will be responsible for internal financial reporting functions and provide financial analysis.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides cost estimates for new task proposals, modifications to existing tasks and task awards initiated.
  • Reviews solicitation requirements to aid in determining cost structure and strategies as required.
  • Prepares T&M, CPFF or FFP proposals, as necessary.
  • Provides guidance on the classification of direct and indirect cost.
  • Prepares profitability analysis and highlights potential areas of concern and provides recommendations to assist in increasing profitability as necessary on fixed price and fixed labor rate proposals.
  • Provides Budget and Financial analysis and reporting support to assigned contracts and support for Subtasks budget requirements.
  • Works closely with PM to ensure accuracy of projections for both contract and fiscal year projections.
  • Advises program managers on personnel utilization and encourages interaction between program managers and line managers for optimal direct labor usage.
  • Supports management in the development of reliable management tools and applies knowledge/skills/abilities to meet and/or exceed innovation expectations.

Desired Skills:

  • Forecasting and analysis skills; with DoD experience a plus.
  • Government Contracts and Solicitations Experience.
  • Proactive, able to identify & develop process improvements.
  • Assists with bid composition by conducting market analysis and constructing financial proposals.
  • Analyzes and constructs project budgets and organizational budgets.
  • Maintains financial department policies and procedures as they relate to different projects/contracts ensuring that the company always remains in compliance.
  • Managing and analyzing large volumes of financial data.
  • Applying analytical and problem-solving techniques to identify financial trends and issues.
  • Developing financial analytical reports and presenting that data to the project manager, contracts administrator and management.


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field
  • 3 to 4 years of related experience, or equivalent combination of experience and education.
  • Familiarity with federal government contracting highly desired.
  • Knowledge of financial laws and regulations, including OMB circulars and GAAP.
  • Ability to effectively to respond to and interact with multiple levels of the organization.
  • Strong spreadsheet modeling skills using Excel is essential.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines in a fast paced, dynamic, team-oriented environment.