Senior Manager – Corporate Accounting and Finance Job Locations
Posted Date 3 weeks ago (7/8/2020 2:50 PM)
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Overview Axle Informatics is a bioinformatics and information
technology company that offers innovative computer services,
informatics, and enterprise solutions to research centers and
healthcare organizations around the globe. With experts in software
engineering, bioinformatics and program management, we focus on
developing and applying technology tools and techniques to empower
decision-making and accelerate the discovery in translational
research. We work with some of the top research organizations and
facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the
National Institutes of health (NIH).
We are seeking an experienced Senior Manager – Corporate
Accounting and Finance with US Government contracting
experience to join our leadership team in Rockville MD . This role
is a strategic business partner to the senior executive leadership
team, and a trusted and confidential adviser to the business
owners. The role is responsible for the financial reporting,
guidance, strategy, reporting, DCAA/DCMA audits, and financial
forecasting for the company. The candidate will use their expertise
to provide guidance with respect to balancing growth, financial
decision making, rate development, profit levels, and help position
the company for financial success. This position will provide both
strategic, tactical, and organizational leadership to the financial
activities of the company, also advising the broader management
team as a thought leader in identifying profit generating
opportunities; this role is for someone who not only works with the
numbers but beyond them.
This role requires a hands-on leader, who is comfortable doing
the work and guiding the team’s efforts, has the ability and track
record to empower employees, fosters a sense of ownership among the
team, and agility to work within a fast paced and highly dynamic
Provide leadership in the development of financial models,
metrics, and progress reporting of short and long-term strategic
financial goals and objectives.
Provide detailed and accurate analytical insights on the
company’s financial and operational performance.
Oversee and manage the continued development of planning,
budgeting, forecasting, and modeling tools and processes to improve
automation and efficiency.
Provide executive management with advice and recommendations on
the financial implications of business activities.
Build collaboration and trust-based relationships with the
leadership team and staff including disseminating/presenting
financial information and key points to multiple levels of
Lead and manage the company’s annual budgeting and forecasting
of revenue, rates, capital purchases to meet strategic goals, and
provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial
performance and business opportunities.
Direct all aspects of accounting operations such as receivables,
payables, payroll and financial reporting.
Lead, assess, and manage the consolidation of company’s
Lead and manage the company’s cash flow models and provide
analysis and recommendations whenever needed in support of
programs, investments, contract negotiations, etc.
Prepare and present financial analysis and models to executives,
board members, investors or investment groups related to target
company acquisitions and capital raises to expand operations.
Lead, manage, and develop the finance and accounting department
staff, and develop process and procedures in support of the company
Work with Human Resources to support accounting requirements for
company benefit programs including the 401(k) plan and serve as the
Plan administrator and provide oversight on the
Consistently support the management team to achieve budget,
revenue and EBITDA goals
Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and ensure
compliance with GAAP, the DCAA, FAR and applicable federal, state
and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax
Lead DCAA/DCMA audits and manage procedures, and oversight of
calculation of cost pools, and documentation
Coordinate closing cycles of financial systems in a timely
Maintain and iterate the accounting system and workflows with a
goal towards optimization and efficiency.
Ensure the credibility of finance/accounting group by providing
timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends and
Provide financial leadership and expertise with the company’s
Deltek Vantagepoint accounting system and workflows with a goal
towards optimization and efficiency to meet current needs
Work closely with other departments in support of bids and
proposals, contract negotiations, pricing and financing strategies,
and compliance with contracts terms and conditions while ensuring
Provide insight and recommendations to both short-term and
long-term growth plan of organization.
Identify and mitigate risks and look for potential business
opportunities while making recommendations for action, including
providing financial expertise in the planning and forecasting of
new services, contracts, expansion based on projections.
Establish and maintain strong relationships with
leadership/management staff to identify their needs and provide
practical business solutions.
Minimum 10+ years of progressively responsible experience within
Corporate Accounting and Finance
Desired demonstrated adoption of modern tools for business
Extensive experience in financial reporting & modeling,
accounting management, and presenting to and working with
operations management, executives, ESOP trustee, investors and
Extensive financial related experience related to US Government
Knowledge and demonstrated proficiency of complex accounting
systems, specifically Deltek Vantagepoint.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in GAAP, DCAA/DCMA, FAR
and applicable federal, state, and local regulatory laws and
relevant tax laws and compliancy.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in business valuation,
employee stock ownership programs and recapitalization
Demonstrated excellence in business financing and accounting
methodologies, including in-depth understanding of profit and loss,
balance sheet and cash flow management and general finance,
capitalization, and budgeting strategies.
Strong interpersonal and effective communication and
Ability to understand new issues quickly and make wise
Ability to inspire confidence and create trust.
Ability to understand new issues quickly and make informed
Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work under tight
MS Excel - Advanced level.
CPA designation strongly preferred.
Master’s degree in accounting or Finance preferred.
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Generous health coverage provided with no monthly premium to the
Generous vision and dental coverage provided with no monthly
premium to the employee
Short and Long-Term Disability coverage (paid by company)
Basic Life and AD&D coverage (paid by company; option to
purchase additional coverage)
401(K) with significant company match & no vesting period
Competitive salaries with performance bonus opportunities
Discount plan for legal services & identify theft protection
Flexible Spending Accounts: Healthcare (FSA)
Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)
The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are
firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of
employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or
harassment based age, race, gender, religion, national origin,
disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual
orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other
characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to
deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce
others to discriminate.
Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the
employment process please contact:
Email: careers @axleinfo.com
Disclaimer: The above description is meant to illustrate the
general nature of work and level of effort being performed by
individual’s assigned to this position or job description. This is
not restricted as a complete list of all skills, responsibilities,
duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to
perform duties outside of their position, job description or
responsibilities as needed.
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