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Financial Analyst - Military & Contract Services Group (MSG/CSG) (101551)


Camden, NJ

Employer:  American Water


Diversity of backgrounds, ideas, thoughts, and experiences is vital to our culture and the way we do business.  Creating an environment where differences are embraced and where every person feels engaged and included makes us safer, stronger, and more successful.


With a history dating back to 1886, American Water (NYSE:AWK) is the largest and most geographically diverse U.S. publicly traded water and wastewater utility company.  The company employs more than 6,500 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and regulated-like drinking water and wastewater  services to an estimated 14 million people in 25 states.  American Water provides safe, clean, affordable and reliable water services to our customers to help keep their lives flowing.  For more information, visit amwater.com and follow American Water on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.


This unique opportunity supports our Market Base Businesses: Military Services Group (MSG) and Contract Services Group (CSG). Join our finance team in supporting these critical business groups by applying now for immediate consideration!


PLEASE NOTE:  In order for American Water to evaluate decisions about new regulations, reintegration, and safe operating practices, all employees are required to report their vaccination status.

Primary Role

Position supports the financial function for various contracts within the Military Services Group (MSG) and Contract Services Group (CSG) in the market-based business. Responsible for supporting the business planning and reforecasting process, financial reporting and analysis; ratio analysis and operational metric interpretation; evaluation and modeling of new business opportunities; and collaboration with operational business partners on an ongoing basis. Functions as the liaison with the MSG/CSG leaders on financial matters. Manage business activities related to the company�s government and municipal contracts.

Key Accountabilities

  • Collaborate with business to understand key business drivers & operational metrics and deliver effective analysis of results
  • Provide analytical support to all levels of management, including ad-hoc reporting
  • Participate in budgeting & reforecasting processes. Collaborate with operational and financial business partners to develop budget assumptions and pertinent supporting schedules
  • Support business development, including developing financial models
  • Oversight of contract provisions that involve financial responsibilities and ensure compliance with all aspects.  Responsible for business activities related to company contracts and bases, oversight of the submission of invoices, monitoring of O&M, capital, pass through and other expense tracking at a project level. 
  • Other special projects and ad hoc assignments


  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Financial analysis and modeling skills
  • Ability to identify process improvements and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships within finance and with all levels of management
  • Knowledge of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (USGAAP)
  • Advanced MS Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • SAP, Microsoft Dynamics and Hyperion experience a plus


  • Bachelor�s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics
  • CPA, CMA or CFA preferred
  • 3 years prior accounting/finance related job experience required.
  • Experience with Government contracting a plus

Travel Requirements

  • < 10%


  • Champions safety
  • Collaborates
  • Cultivates innovation
  • Customer obsessed
  • Drives Results
  • Nimble learning



Join American Water...We Keep Life Flowing


American Water is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because they are an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws.

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