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Finance & Accounting
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International Development Group
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190NG Requisition #

The International Development Group (“IDG”) within RTI has an opening for a Financial Analyst who possesses a blend of financial expertise, critical thinking, problem solving skills, attention to detail and customer service mindset.  This position is a blend of unit and project financial management, providing various types of reporting and financial analysis support to project teams as well as IDG Unit Finance partners.  This position provides an opportunity to work in a fast-paced and exciting organization and sets the stage for future growth opportunities within RTI. 

  • Perform project financial analysis, including variance analyses, forecasting costs and supporting add-on budgets
  • Support project teams by reviewing costs for proper charging and accuracy; initiate journal entries; review invoices; support processing payment approvals; other ad-hoc requests
  • Review initial project authorizations and project setup for accuracy to ensure accurate billing and labor reporting and proper revenue recognition.
  • Support Division Finance Partners during month-end close process with recurring journal entries, reviewing for project compliance with financial metrics, and report preparation using Cognos and Excel.  

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or related and 1 year related experience in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration (internship experience is acceptable)

Skills and Abilities;

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills; including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisor, and technical staff  
  • Takes initiative, proactive and able to effectively prioritize workload and complete tasks to best meet project needs and deadlines.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to be resourceful in analyzing situations and applying principles and procedures to assist in the development of solutions to difficult problems
  • Knowledge of RTI Systems, including Cognos, Costpoint and Presto preferred. Ability and desire to learn new accounting/reporting systems required
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint required

 



Physical and mental demands of this role include those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, as outlined above.  Examples include:  remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time; operating a computer and other office machinery; thinking, learning, and concentrating effectively and frequently communicating with other people, both within RTI and outside of RTI; frequently moving about inside and travel between offices and laboratories; frequently conducting laboratory site inspections (if applicable), ability to handle the stress associated in meeting frequent, multiple and tight deadlines, ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week as workload and deadlines may require, consistent demonstration of mental stability and ability to have regular, reliable and predictable attendance.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, per RTI procedure 4.2.1. 


RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach—one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit www.rti.org.
 
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