Data Recognition Corporation

Sr. Financial Analyst/Finance Manager

Maple Grove, MN
Apr 14, 2019
May 14, 2019
Data Recognition Corporation
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Req #49

Friday, April 12, 2019 DRC is one of the largest educational assessment and curriculum/instruction companies in the industry.  

Job Title:    Finance Manager / Sr. Financial Analyst


This position provides focused financial planning, analysis, and reporting support to assigned functional and business division management, including coordination and preparation of department, program and/or divisional budgets and periodic forecasts, proposal pricing and costing, long-term contract financial performance analysis, and associated activities.  The incumbent provides financial analysis support to functional department and program managers, provides senior management with information on all areas of revenue and costs, and participates in special projects, preparing financial data as needed. 


Essential Position Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research, do analysis, interpret financial and operating data and create accurate, timely reports for division management and corporate functions. This may  include project profitability analysis, pricing analysis of customer proposals, variance analysis, business unit profitability analysis and other projects identified by senior management.
  • Manage and support key financial business processes, including the preparation and compilation of the annual financial plan and periodic outlooks to enhance management’s ability to plan and monitor business performance, development and   coordination of customer contract financial plans - including ongoing  contract scope change management, and project/program profitability reporting, participate in establishing business unit pricing policies, support contract revenue and cost recognition accounting, contract billing and pricing compliance, and financial matters related to customer contacts, support financial matters relate the annual audit, contract audits and income tax as required.
  • Coordinate and prepare cost/price analyses and documents for Business Unit proposals.
  • Plan and manage work tasks and priorities to meet deadlines and optimize efficiency.  Monitor and hold associates accountable for their work schedules and output, and assume final accountability for department performance.
  • Conceptualize how the business or functional units supported should operate in the future to best support the business and develop forecasting, reporting and modeling tools that will meet those needs.
  • Design, implement and  communicate procedures within the department and monitor for compliance.
  • Support the implementation and optimization of information systems supporting the business or functional unit, including enterprise accounting, budgeting, forecasting, and reporting applications, as well as spreadsheet and analytics models and databases.




    Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting and 3-6 years work experience (Sr. Financial Analyst); 5-10 years (Finance Manager) required.  Masters degree preferred.
  • Progressive experience with revenue, expense, asset, liability, cost and project accounting
  • Proficiency with computerized accounting systems including complex spreadsheet skills
  • Experience with long-term contract costing and pricing with an understanding of fixed/variable costs, overhead application methodologies, and revenue recognition
  • Ability to work independently, and manage multiple job tasks within deadlines

    Reporting to this position:  No direct reports.  Sr. Analyst may provide limited work direction to Analyst positions.


    DRC retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.


    Data Recognition Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer,


    Data Recognition Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V and prospective employees will receive consideration without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, age, protected veteran status, or membership in any other legally protected class.    Other details
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required No
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