CACI is seeking a Program Financial Analyst, Principal to work in Fairfax, VA. This is a fully funded hire supporting our client. Candidate must have a current Top Secret / SCI with Poly clearance. POSITION SUMMARY: The candidate will coordinate with all levels of the client's Business Management Group team to gather relevant data, perform analyses, and communicate recommendations to the client for improving budget planning, execution, reconciliation and other financial functions to ensure accurate and efficient business practice and optimal budget planning decisions. The Candidate will be responsible for performing complex studies and analyses in areas such as budget forecasting, spend plan development, and development of data and tools to provide planning and execution support to the client's team of plans, finance, contracting officers and contracting officers technical representatives. The Candidate will participate in the development and implementation of process improvement initiatives to improve the client's overall telecommunications bandwidth service delivery and financial management workflow. RESPONSIBILITIES: The candidate will support the client's management team, contract specialists and finance officers by performing specific analysis of consolidated financial data and developing appropriate tables, charts or worksheets for use in briefings, and business or financial case reports by project, program or portfolio. The candidate will support the client's management team and customer account managers by formulating and performing simple and complex cost analysis for new telecommunication service requests and changes. The candidate will act as a subject matter expert on financial analysis issues. The candidate will be responsible for the selection and use of proper methods of analysis and presentation appropriate to a business problem. The Candidate will use Excel or other applications to develop and maintain cost models and approaches for Budgeting, IT accounting and charging of telecommunications services. The Candidate will evaluate data quality and recommend ways to improve data quality and ensure data integrity. The Candidate will monitor and report appropriate performance metrics to the client's business management team leadership. To be successful the candidate will provide strong analytical, problem-solving and decision making capabilities, be a strategic thinker, and be able to lead and drive change. The candidate will use Excel or other applications in forecasting and tracking of financial results throughout the year to meet budget projections. The candidate will develop accurate and timely monthly performance reporting to support strategic decision making based on financial analytics and will raise issues and concerns as required. The candidate will function as a primary point of contact for the government client for matters specific to supporting COTR's in the management of existing bandwidth contracts and forecasting of future bandwidth contract requirements. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the analysis of historical bandwidth acquisition data and using that data in performing complex studies and report preparation for budget analyses, forecasts, financial plans, and spend plans. Additionally, the candidate will prepare as appropriate for the assigned project, briefings, documentation, and reports to include tables and charts that illustrate business analysis for presentations. The candidate will support to government Program Managers, Project Managers, and COTRs in preparing data for Program Management Reviews (PMRs) and Service Requirements Review Boards (SRRBs). This includes assisting PMs and COTRs with project tracking for all bandwidth procurement programs. Additional responsibilities include preparing financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends; and verifying accounts by reconciling statements and transactions. The candidate shall resolve account discrepancies by investigating documentation of commitments, obligations and payments, and adjustments. This position requires the candidate to maintain financial security by following internal accounting controls, securing financial information with appropriate backups and maintaining financial historical records. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: - A current Top Secret / SCI with Poly clearance is required for this position. - Proven ability to manage multiple projects while paying strict attention to detail - Advanced Microsoft Excel Skills - Excellent verbal and written communications skills - Candidate must have at least one year experience of MS-Office Suite - Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance and/or Business with 10-12 years of experience required. Masters' Degree (MBA) preferred. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: - Candidate is proficient with the BMC Remedy application. - Candidate has three years of experience in the telecommunications services industry - Candidate is proficient in MS-Office Suite applications - Candidate is proficient in MS-SharePoint - Candidate is proficient in MS-Project - Certified Public Accountant (CPA) - Certified Management Accountant (CMA) - Certified Defense Finance Manager (CDFM) - Candidate has a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification - Additional experience is desired in the following areas: data warehouses / data marts; identifying and developing Business Analytic reports; use of Business Intelligence software, specifically the Micro Strategy application and BMC Remedy; developing business cases; business performance measures and developing and writing Policy and Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) documents including the ability to develop analytical documents. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance and/or Business with 10-12 years of experience required. Masters' Degree (MBA) preferred.