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Guidehouse Project Finance - Manager in Albany, New York


Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit


Guidehouse's Finance organization is a strategic business advisor responsible for managing financial risk, including financial planning and reporting, data analysis, and assisting leadership with strategic and tactical matters. Services include budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs, data and analytics, shared services and financing. Finance works daily with leadership, engagement partners and managers on managing the profitability of engagements. Finance also analyzes potential acquisitions, assisting with the integration (including system needs) and educating partners/managers on how to navigate our various financial systems. LoS Finance, which is comprised of Vertical, Regional and Business Unit (BU) teams‚ is the primary interface to partners and client service staff‚ They are responsible for working closely with their leaders in developing, improving, and driving financial and operational processes for the business‚ This will include developing and executing budgets and forecasts, asset management (i.e. billings and collections activities), and overseeing engagement economics for individual partners, clients, verticals, markets, BUs, and regions‚ They will manage portfolios at the various reporting levels as well as identify opportunities to gain competitive advantages‚ The Finance and Accounting Team leads Guidehouse's financial management and accounting activities by driving accuracy, compliance, and consistency in alignment with Guidehouse policies and Federal contracting regulations. The Team has an in-depth understanding of the financial systems, policies, procedures and processes and can team with operational and client service partners and staff to provide relevant financial support services and business advisory support to those key stakeholders.


Required Skills and Knowledge:

  • 5+ years of Financial / Accounting experience, in the area of Corporate finance, FP&A, Project Accounting and/or Finance, or related areas

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or other business field of study or 4 or more years of direct finance experience in a professional services organization.

  • Demonstrates proven thorough financial knowledge and government contract compliance requirements to manage deliverables, which include the following areas:

  • Preparing detailed projections, budgets and forecasts, and managing financial metrics through-out engagement life cycle

  • Conducting financial analyses and preparing financial metrics reporting

  • Auditing internal engagement team and subcontract staffing to confirm adherence to contract requirements

  • Developing and analyzing manpower and hours projections.

  • Advanced user of Excel,

    Preferred Skills and Knowledge:

    Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or proven success in serving as the focal point for project and/or engagement financial metrics and contract compliance requirements, which include the following areas:

  • Facilitating engagement team project kick-off meetings

  • Developing and implementing controls and procedures to facilitate the timely and accurate processing, analysis and reporting of financial data

  • Assisting in preparing contract briefs; preparing and presenting contract briefs for small contracts

  • Overseeing development of labor category mapping and Excel burn charting

  • Develop and analyze manpower and hours projections used in the budgeting and forecast process

  • Analyzing Estimate at Complete or EAC

  • Working with the Federal Centralized Billing group on invoicing issues

  • Auditing subcontractor invoices and resolving issues

  • Developing and conducting training on Time & Expense polices for engagement team members and subcontractors.

  • Knowledge of Costpoint, Hyperion, Cognos and TM1

Additional Requirements

The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

Due to our contractual requirements and an Executive Order from the White House, every federal government employee and onsite federal contractor will be asked to attest to their vaccination status. In the interest of health and safety during the continued unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, anyone who does not attest to being fully vaccinated will be required to follow CDC guidelines which may include (subject to specific contractual requirements): wearing a mask on the job no matter their geographic location, physically distancing from all other employees and visitors, complying to any screening testing requirements. This requirement will apply to Guidehouse employees who work onsite for the federal government.

Due to our contractual requirements, to be eligible for this role, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated at time of hire.

Open to remote candidates in Eastern Time Zone only


About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and Benefits

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program