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Senior Manager, Strategic Finance (Remote Eligible)

Company: Mathematica
Location: Oakland
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

Position Description: Mathematica applies expertise at the intersection of data, methods, policy, and practice to improve well-being around the world. We collaborate closely with public- and private-sector partners to translate big questions into deep insights that improve programs, refine strategies, and enhance understanding using data science and analytics. Mathematica offers our employees competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package, as well as the advantages of being 100 percent employee owned. As an employee stock owner, you will experience financial benefits of ESOP holdings that have increased in tandem with the company's growth and financial strength. You will also be part of an independent, employee-owned firm that is able to define and further our mission, enhance our quality and accountability, and steadily grow our financial strength. Read more about our benefits here: https://www.mathematica.org/career-opportunities/benefits-at-a-glance. We are currently seeking a Senior Manager, Strategic Finance. Reporting to the Executive Director Financial Planning & Analysis, this role will primarily support the capital investment budget of the company (including potential acquisition activity) as well as its Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). He/She will develop financial models, business cases and organizational budgets. This is a remote eligible/ hybrid opportunity.Washington, DC; Princeton, NJ; Cambridge, MA; Woodlawn, MD; Chicago, IL; Ann Arbor, MI; Oakland, CA; Seattle, WA; locations.

  • Support the capital expenditure funding decisions and analyze new investment options.
  • Drive efficient capital allocation and accountability on approved business cases
  • Support the management of the ESOP: enterprise valuation, industry business and risk assessment.
  • Help develop and maintain annual operating budget and forecasts, including development of the budget templates and budget presentation packages, and maintain ongoing rolling short-term forecast models.
  • Perform various ad-hoc financial analyses and industry-related research to inform senior management in strategic decision making.
  • Help develop financial operational policies and procedures.
  • Develop presentations for executives and management discussions.
  • Support the Accounting Department in monthly and annual financial close activities.
  • Actively support the advancement of organizational diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts, and apply diversity, equity, and inclusion lens across job responsibilities.
  • Additional duties may be assigned as needed. Position Requirements:
    • A BA/BS degree in accounting or finance. Master's degree in accounting, finance, or business administration and/or a CPA preferred.
    • 7 plus years of progressively increasing responsibility in Finance, Corporate Development role. Big5 or investment banking experience a plus.
    • Extensive experience with investment evaluation methods (DCF, ROI, EVA)
    • Experience putting together business plans, driving investment reviews either within a Corporate Development group or in advisory capacity (investment bank)
    • Familiarity with budgeting and accounting applications (Hyperion, Microsoft, SAP, Planful,etc)
    • Strong knowledge of accounting principles
    • Knowledge of employee stock ownership plans.
    • Experience with government contracting (FAR) and government accounting standards a plus
    • Knowledge of Deltek's suite of products is a plus.
    • Experience with monthly close, quarterly and annual reporting, and accounting processes.
    • Experience with instituting process improvement initiatives.
    • Ability to work independently, manage shifting priorities, demonstrate good personal judgment, and effectively handle tasks under pressure.
    • Demonstrated accuracy, strong organizations skills, and attention to detail.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to deal tactfully and diplomatically with others.
    • Flexibility to handle multiple priorities, sometimes simultaneously, under deadline pressure.
    • Ability to work independently for long periods of time.
    • Willingness to travel as necessary. Various federal agencies with whom we contract require that staff successfully undergo a background investigation or security clearance as a condition of working on the project. If you are assigned to such a project, you will be required to obtain the requisite security clearance. Available locations: Washington, DC; Princeton, NJ; Cambridge, MA; Woodlawn, MD; Chicago, IL; Ann Arbor, MI; Oakland, CA; Seattle, WA; Remote In accordance with Executive Order 14042 and its implementing guidelines, all Mathematica employees must provide documentation that they have been fully vaccinated or obtain an accommodation through Human Resources by providing documentation from a licensed health care provider that they are unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19 because of a disability (which would include medical conditions) or provide an attestation that they are entitled to an accommodation because of a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. This position offers an anticipated annual base salary range of $95,000-$125,000. This position may be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on company and individual performance. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Keywords: Mathematica, Oakland , Senior Manager, Strategic Finance (Remote Eligible), Executive , Oakland, California

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