Financial Analyst

Job ID 2018-1199
Job Locations US-MD-Rockville


TISTA Science and Technology Corporation, a CMMI Maturity Level 3 company, focuses on delivering information technology and professional services to Federal and State agencies. TISTA is an Inc. 500 company, a recipient of the 2010 Top 100 Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses from Diversity Business, recognized in Washington Technology's FAST 50 list of the fastest growing small businesses in government contracting in 2012 & 2013, recognized as the Top 25 Fastest Growing Small Technology companies by the Washington Business Journal in 2014 & 2015, and selected as the Veteran Owned Company of the Year in 2014 by the Montgomery County MD Dept. of Economic Development.



The Financial Analyst is responsible for overseeing daily accounting operations for a portfolio of projects – to include working directly with Project/Program Managers for monthly plan to actuals and long-term financial projections, partnering with accounting to prepare monthly financial reporting packages by project and monthly invoices.   The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic driver of standards and accuracy and demonstrate a full knowledge of accounting and financial practices in the federal IT services contracting environment.


  • Provides analysis to support strategic and tactical decision-making, resource allocations, and program investments
  • Work closely with corporate finance and accounting functions to assure accuracy in corporate reporting and compliance with corporate guidelines
  • Support management as a business partner, participating in the analysis of business needs to assist the account and company in achieving its strategic goals
  • Develop close working relationships with project managers, project controllers, and corporate finance stakeholder and be viewed as a strategic and trusted resource for planning and evaluating performance
  • Ensure a robust internal control environment is designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of reported financial results, and supports solid project execution and investment activities
  • Drive for efficiencies throughout the organization, leveraging technology and looking for ways to automate processes and cross train employees
  • Maintain up to date documentation of processes and procedures
  • Provide monthly and quarterly reporting of operating results and variance explanations to management for internal and external reporting purposes
  • Oversee the monthly reporting and billing activities for a portfolio of projects

  • Create and maintain budget templates for projects, coordinate with other finance team members to support budget consolidation and analysis and support re-forecast process

  • Understanding new contracts, assessing proper accounting treatment and compliance requirements and enabling project teams to move forward




  • Prefer five (5) plus years of experience in Accounting, Finance, Project Management, and Project Control in a government contract environment.
  • Experience and knowledge of US Government contracting phases and requirements
  • Strong organization skills
  • Excellent communication, analytical and computer skills
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced
  • Team-oriented environment with minimal supervision




  • Undergraduate degree from accredited college or university in finance, mathematics, business management or related field. 



  • Rockville, MD


Here at TISTA Science and Technology we value our Veterans and encourage all to apply!



TISTA is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.



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