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Program Financial Analyst 

Category Accounting/Finance  

STR is a privately-owned, rapidly growing business focused on research and development (R&D) for the defense and intelligence communities. We are a nationally recognized leader in research areas including data analytics, sensors and signal processing, electronic warfare, cyber, video and image understanding, command and control, and precision navigation. Several programs have transitioned advanced technology to military and intelligence users. While our primary focus is on serving US Government customers, we are pursuing commercial applications as well.

Systems & Technology Research (STR) is currently seeking a highly-motivated Program Financial Analyst to play an important role in the organization by performing several activities related to our finance and tech teams. This is a hands-on position in which the ability to multitask, take initiative and work with others is essential. You are someone who proves to be a strong and multifaceted performer. As an integral member of the finance team, you will have the opportunity to grow your interpersonal, organizational, and leadership skills in this diverse role.

Job Description:

  • Monitor, track, analyze, and report on program financials on various programs varying in size and complexity
  • Completion and accurate submission of customer financial deliverables (i.e., Funds and Man-Hours Expenditure Report, Contract Funds Status Report, Financial Status Report, etc.)
  • Identify and help resolve invoicing issues
  • Provide Staffing Guidance
  • Monitor Plan vs. Actual expenditures
  • Collaborate with Business Operations and Program Managers
  • Monitor subcontractor and consultant hours/costs and addressing funding needs
  • Perform special projects as assigned

Position Requirements


  • 0 – 5 years of experience in Business, Finance or related fields
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance (US Citizen)
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Comfortable making decisions with sound judgement while complying with policies and procedures
  • Experience developing and maintaining professional and effective relationships with internal and external customers
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines as well as in a team environment

STR seeks to provide an outstanding work environment for its employees with excellent benefits and competitive compensation. Full-time employees enjoy 401(k), profit sharing, health and welfare benefits, subsidies for training and conference attendance to foster continued learning and development, and a casual yet technically challenging work environment.

STR is dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce where all employees, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, neurodiversity, or other personal characteristics, feel valued, included, and empowered to achieve their best. We recognize that each employee’s backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are essential for providing our customers with innovative solutions to challenging national security problems. STR’s commitment to attracting, retaining, and engaging talented and diverse professionals is demonstrated by our participation, sponsorship, and support in local and national minority organizations.

Applicants must be US Citizens

About the Organization Systems & Technology Research (STR) is a rapidly growing technology company with locations north of Boston, MA, Arlington, VA and near Dayton, OH. We specialize in advanced research and development for defense, intelligence, and national security, trying to understand how to protect our society: from stopping malicious botnet attacks, to understanding cyber vulnerabilities, providing next generation sensors, radar, sonar, communications, and electronic warfare to developing artificial intelligence algorithms and analytics to make sense of the complexity that is exploding around us.

STR is committed to creating a collaborative learning environment that supports deep technical understanding and recognizes the contributions and achievements of all team members. Our work is challenging, but you go home at night knowing that you pushed the forefront of technology and made the world a little safer. We recognize that the world is changing, that it is becoming more connected than ever before, making things change faster than before, and reshaping society in the process. We all want to understand this changing world and leave it better for our work.

We're not just any company. Our people, culture, and attitude along with their unique set of skills, experiences, and perspectives put us on a trajectory to change the world. We can't do it alone, though - we need fellow trailblazers. If you are one, join our team and help to keep our society safe!

EOE Statement STR is fully dedicated to hiring the most qualified candidate regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any portion of the employment process, email us at and provide your name, phone number and email address.

US Citizenship is required for all positions.

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