Job Description :
Position : Business analyst (accounting in terms of budget, forcasting , projection)
Location : New York city , NY (Local Only)
Duration : 12 months Contract
Rate : $60hr

Please read req before you send me all your BA''s this is focused on accounting in terms of budget, forcasting , projection.

This is a replacement position.

Critical Key requirements
Budget Development, Forecasting and Projection skills • Strong analytical skills/ Communication Skills
Cost benefit analysis /ROI • Labor and Non-Labor variance analysis
Tracking HC, positions, labor budget • Budget and project spend tracking

This position provides support and financial management for the Client IT Project Management Office. The incumbent candidate will be responsible for IT Project Financial Management including but not limited to: Budget preparation and management, forecasting, financial planning, variance reporting and analysis, headcount and position reconciliation, labor and non-labor variance tracking and analysis, as well as budget financial controls, forecasting procurement requirements for new purchases, contract modifications, and vendor payments.

Responsible for the preparation and maintenance of monthly budget variances/ expense reports for the department; Analyze report for data integrity, variances, trends and cyclical events.
Review Cost Benefit Analyses (CBAs) and ROI.
Track labor, non-labor and headcounts
Identify the risk and variances
Analyze ledger expenses and compare to budget
Prepare budget variances reports
Assists in the preparation of studies, reports, and analyses in areas such as budgets, forecasts, financial plans, governmental requirements, statistical reports, cash flow projections, and business forecasts
Prepare status reports on in-process and completed projects. Indicate if projects are within budget parameters from both a dollar and time perspective.
Prepare and evaluate mid-year and year-end forecasts, monitor spending, and secure rollover of unspent funds
Track planned and actual expenses and support the annual accrual process
Produce budget books, average rate tables, and other IT Finance reference materials
Investigate and resolve project budget variances
Normal office environment and not subject to any additional risk


Experience and Education Requirements

BS/Master degree in a Finance, Accounting or Economics preferred
Experience with project-based financial management budgeting/forecasting and or auditing a plus
Ability to independently compile, research and perform in-depth analysis of projects
Excellent problem solving skill and analytical capabilities
Prior forecasting and reporting experience required
Strong communication, analytical and data organization / interpretation skills
Proven ability to multi-task, work under pressure, and meet tight deadlines
Attention to detail and accuracy is required
Superior skills with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
Financial modeling experience and understanding of financial statements
Outstanding organizational and quantitative skills as well as experience managing and resolving complex resource allocation problems
Ability to perform high-volume work accurately and independently
Ability to gather business requirements and outline business needs
Ability to perform financial analysis using various financial system
Excellent interpersonal skills to successfully obtain cooperation and engagement from employees who do not directly report to this position
Excellent written and oral communications skills and ability to creatively propose action plans to address urgent business requirements
Basic knowledge of PeopleSoft Finance Modules
Basic knowledge of IT hardware, software and applications from the perspective of business management issues (budget, procurement, vendor relations)