Bethesda, Maryland

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The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine (HJF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing military medicine. We serve military, medical, academic and government clients by administering, managing and supporting preeminent scientific programs that benefit members of the armed forces and civilians alike. Since its founding in 1983, HJF has served as a vital link between the military medical community and its federal and private partners. HJF's support and administrative capabilities allow military medical researchers and clinicians to maintain their scientific focus and accomplish their research goals.

This position will be in support of the U.S. Military HIV Research Program (MHRP) Located in Bethesda, MD. HJF provides scientific, technical and programmatic support services to MHRP.

The Senior Financial Analyst conducts comprehensive financial analysis, providing reports and tracking program planning and execution in support to the HJF component of U.S. Military HIV Research Program (MHRP) as well as other awards supporting the mission of the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR). Responsible for financial analysis, reporting on individual research projects, development of analysis and reports, and projection of future award performance. Participates in monthly meetings with customers and reviews financial award portfolio on a consistent basis as required. Remote options are available for this opening.

Responsibilities

HJF is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to be responsible for financial analysis, reporting on individual research projects, development of analysis and reports, and projection of future award performance. Participates in monthly meetings with customers and reviews financial award portfolio on a consistent basis as required.

Responsibilities
  • Participates in the program kick-off, standing meetings and closeout meetings identifying and addressing program financial needs.
  • Financial analysis includes burn rate analysis and reporting during the life-cycle of the award and personnel projections and effort of core personnel.
  • Performs monthly technical financial analysis of current expenses and projection trends to determine present and future financial performance of the program, the individual projects, and provides feedback to the Finance Director, Deputy Finance Director and the MHRP HIV Research Finance Manager as well as to other members of the MHRP/EIDB Finance team when required.
  • Helps monitors the Program's total fiscal execution; analyzes funding, obligation, disbursement trends and alerts the Finance Director and the Deputy Finance Director.
  • Review of award financial status-portfolio monitoring.
  • Forecasting and projecting with emphasis on awards closer to expiration.
  • Formulates specific program report development and analysis.
  • Advises Home Office contacts of any deficits or other financial issues of concern. Provides recommendations for follow-up actions.
  • Creates a proactive approach to financial problem solving to mitigate payroll and other errors.
  • Trains staff on financial issues central to HJF and develop financial capacity of field staff.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for role.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Knowledge of spreadsheet software and financial systems.
  • Ability to structure and perform sophisticated financial projections and analyses.
  • Ability to manage time and multiple tasks effectively.
  • Ability to assimilate detailed information into the bigger picture.
  • Sound business judgment to take appropriate actions.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with strong focus on customer service.
  • Must possess strong knowledge of Government Cost Accounting Standards.

Qualifications

Work Environment
  • This position will take place primarily in a office environment.

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in a business related discipline required.
  • 6-8 years of relevant work-related experience.

All HJF employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination or an approved religious or medical accommodation will be required.

Employment with HJF is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, which may include, but is not limited to, contacting your professional references, verification of previous employment, education and credentials, a criminal background check, and a department of motor vehicle (DMV) check if applicable. Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.

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Bethesda, Maryland

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc. (HJF) is a global organization dedicated to advancing military medical research. We serve military, medical, academic and government clients by administering, managing and supporting preeminent scientific programs that benefit members of the armed forces and civilians alike.

The not-for-profit Foundation is authorized by Congress to support research at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) and throughout military medicine. Since its founding in 1983, HJF has served as a vital link between the military medical community and its federal and private partners. The Foundation’s support and administrative capabilities allow military medical researchers and clinicians to maintain their scientific focus and to accomplish their research goals effectively and efficiently.

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