Lewis James Professional

Financial Analyst

Lewis James Professional is a woman-owned staff augmentation, project consulting and direct hire search and placement firm. We are currently seeking a Financial Analyst for a contract opportunity with a financial services client.


  • Create a bottoms-up resource plan that shows weekly/monthly time and cost forecast for each resource at the business case and project level (capex, opex, admin).
  • Ensure we hit Labor budget.
  • Improve monthly labor forecasting (CTE and FTE) topline, capex, and net cost forecasting.
  • Provide forecasted spend by month at the business case and project level.
  • Ensure we have tight controls, visibility, and awareness over all resources hitting USIS IT budget.
  • Build initial model; Finance team has basemodel and has model/specs from another business unit we can leverage; Need to explore alternate tools (Smartsheet's, tableau, etc.)
  • Work on regular basis with tribe/squad leads to update model.
  • Review PRs to ensure alignment with model.
  • Update model as PRs get approved.
  • Work with vendors to update model as resources get subbed in / out; Ensure each resource is accurately mapped to a PR and SOW/CR.
  • Reconcile actuals to forecast each month, resolve differences, make improvements to model.
  • Provide finance team with support on reviewing Workday reqs to hire new FTEs (validating that resources are in plan and at right rate/timing).
  • Ensure IT leadership team is aware of/aligned with all open reqs. in budget.
  • Where appropriate., roll CTE end dates forward if there are delays in onboarding resources vs current plan.
  • Track actual vs planned spend on POs/SOWs/CRs.
  • Help manage/track migration of resources to the BOT.



  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Experience in accounting and finance including planning, analysis and financial reporting.
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting and finance principles, excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present financial analysis to management is essential.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel/Word software and a working knowledge of reporting software.

For immediate consideration, please click “Apply” and use Job Code BHJOB11837_3231. You may also send a copy of your resume to: resumes@lewisjamesprofessional.com and enter only the following job code in the subject line: BHJOB11837_3231. Lewis James Professional is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V