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"When I was still in college and working at RTI as an intern, I knew it was somewhere that I wanted to work full-time one day. RTI holds its employees to the highest standards, which allows for continuous growth both professionally and personally. I love being able to walk around campus and be immersed in a community of knowledgeable, hard-working innovators who all have a primary goal of improving the human condition." Lily Duchesneau Financial Analyst- SSES Strategic Pricing Group
"It is a pleasure to be part of a company that has such a positive outreach and works to improve the human condition. With a great reputation in the local community and abroad, it is easy to feel proud of the products and services produced by RTI. I like the variation of my role and that I get to work with a wide variety of people across the globe. I enjoy working at RTI because it is a place that demands excellence while still allowing a healthy work-life balance." Tierra Vazquez Sr. Administrative Assistant-International Education
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Finance & Accounting
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Social, Statistical, & Environmental Sciences
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190JR Requisition #
RTI’s Office of Finance is seeking an experienced Financial Analyst to support the Social, Statistical, & Environmental Sciences research group.  In this role, you will be responsible for the daily financial management of a portfolio of research projects.  You will be working closely with research staff in analyzing the financial status of research projects, performing risk assessments, and providing proactive guidance to business partners based on ongoing management of a project portfolio.

This role requires the ability to provide clear, concise and sound guidance on project financial information to multiple stakeholders. You'll need excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the Institute.   This position provides an opportunity to work in a fast-paced and exciting organization and set the stage for future growth opportunities within the company.

This position can be located in Research Triangle Park, NC or Waltham, MA. 

IMPORTANT: 
Please add a cover letter when applying.

Responsibilities:
• Perform on-going project financial analysis; including ability to conduct profitability analysis, forecast costs and variances and fee deviations
• Perform on-going project review including; review of actual costs for proper charging and accuracy; initiate journal entries; review invoices; and support processing payment approvals
• Ensure that all projects are reviewed on monthly basis and summarization of financial condition of project is communicated to project leaders
• Provide effective guidance to project leader and team management regarding potential change in statement of work requiring revised budget
• Prepare monthly progress reports including project forecasts and resource projections for client 
• Support preparation of continuation applications/carry over fund budgets; prepare add-on budgets
• Review initial project authorizations and project setup for accuracy, review/solicit guidance for understanding of relevant terms and conditions applicable to contract  
• Provide overflow support for proposals as needed


Qualifications:  
• Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance with 3+ years of experience required or Masters degree with one year of relevant experience
• Relevant experience is defined as financial analysis work
• Knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel
• Ability to obtain proper security clearances as noted by contracts
• Knowledge of US Government contractors, the Federal Acquisition Regulations  a plus
• Ability to learn new systems and familiarity with accounting systems a plus
• Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and should not require now, or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa sponsorship

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