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Financial Analyst / Contract Specialist
Ref No.: 17-16961
Location: Foster City, California
Job Title: Financial Analyst / Contract Specialist
Job Location: Foster City, CA
Job Duration: 6 Months

Job Responsibilities:
  • Analyze newly executed incentive contract terms to assess client's contractual obligations and determine appropriate accounting treatment
  • Review proforma and Accounting Treatment form to ensure accuracy of contract interpretation and application of client's accounting policy respectively
  • Prepare monthly estimated amortization and payment schedules per contract terms and client's Accounting Policy
  • Create excel models to determine contractual commitments per the terms of the contract, ensuring that all key obligations have been accurately addressed
  • Review on-going contract performance and update future performance /amortization schedules, as needed
  • Review contractual payments per terms of acceptance contracts. Liaison with Sales, Legal and clients to determine the fulfillment of contractual obligations. Assist in the resolution of related issues and discrepancies
  • Analyze and explain the variances between forecasted and actual contractual commitments and prepare the necessary adjustments
  • Provide timely reporting to External Reporting and Accounting Operations
Qualifications:
• B.S. /B.A. degree in accounting or finance is preferred
• 5-7 years of relevant working experience
• CPA preferred but not required
• Audit or statistical reporting experience desirable
• Extremely detail oriented, conscientious, thorough and accurate
• Candidate must be self-motivated, ability to function well independently as well as in a team, and comfortable in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
• Candidate will interact with various levels of management across the organization as well as with external clients. Strong leadership and interpersonal skills are required as cross-functional projects occur on a regular basis
• Strong business analysis skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, diplomacy, and a very upbeat customer-service attitude are essential
• Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Access and possess advanced Excel skills