Financial Resource Specialist

Arlington, Virginia
16 Nov 2016
02 Dec 2016
BI 00016F
Contract Type
Full Time
The Buildings & Infrastructure (B&I) Line of Business is a global network of approximately 11,500 employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client's local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Position Summary

  • Maintain OFMD budgets and resource data responsibly
  • Ensure accurate accounting for expenditures; manage OFMD Working-Capital expenses, coordinate with OFMD customers, Government Finance officers and other personnel, as required
  • Support monthly preparation of financial statements
  • Work with OFMD managers and project managers to maintain budgets
  • Support procurement actions as required; provide research as requested
  • Identify and resolve relevant issues; develop contingency plans as requested
  • Provide budget updates and corrective actions, as needed
  • Assist with the development of concepts of operation, process flow diagrams, standard operating procedures, and program plans; detail all assumptions, limitations, interfaces, responsibilities, and specific requirements of the program elements
  • Monitor activity status, identify and resolve relevant issues, develop contingency plans, provide updates, and take corrective action
  • Plan and convene working meetings, focus groups, and committees; coordinate ongoing activities, and maintain and facilitate dialog among all stakeholders
  • Assist in representing the Government at committees, working meetings, and focus groups
  • Produce and maintain documentation in accordance with established governance
  • Maintain OFMD Service Level Agreements (SLAs) amendments to the SLAs, the official files relating to the SLAs
  • Maintain the financial section of the Government's 2620 database; provide customers with project cost proposals and accept the approvals
  • Enter data into Costpoint, Maximo, and other applicable systems.
  • Maintain Costpoint, the budget database that tracks project budgets, project sales orders, billing sales orders, and the creation of month-end invoices

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or other related discipline or equivalent years of experience
  • A minimum of 2-5 year of experience in a finance field (i.e. accounting, business, or finance), computation, analysis, and audit
  • Experience using financial systems and software
  • Understanding and familiarization with the constraints of the Government regulations as they relate to the financial management of Working Capital Fund enterprises
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • US Citizen required
  • TS/ISSA Clearance is required
  • Highly motivated to continue to develop professional licenses, certifications, and expertise through formal training and on-the-job experience
  • Knowledge of general ledgers
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent judgment, tact and discretion

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.