2017-72 Finance Manager

Koam Engineering Systems, Inc. (KES Inc.) is an employee owned small business specializing in technology innovation and systems integration by combining innovative products and reliable engineering services. Headquartered in San Diego, California and with offices in Gig Harbor, WA KES provides services globally in systems engineering & technical assistance, requirements analysis, software design & development, systems integration & testing, independent verification & validation, and operational & logistic support.


Position Summary:

The Finance Manager will provide specialized experience in accounting and financial management support requiring independent decision making with minimal oversight/supervision. General accounting activities include account analysis/reconciliation, monthly variance analysis and analytics, financial tracking, reporting, budgeting and forecasting activities. This position is responsible for compiling and analyzing financial information and advising clients regarding key financial and operational issues.


-Financial systems data entry and maintenance - responsible for entering, extracting, manipulating and transferring/reporting data to/from multiple financial systems

-Process funding to vendors to include required financial data entry, execution actions, and tracking

-Prepares account reconciliations/analysis to ensure funding accuracy/consistency and conducts appropriate accounting research as needed

-Extracts and analyzes data from various internal systems (e.g. N-ERP); compiles and assembles relevant information into spreadsheets/reports/presentations; presents summaries and recommendations

-Performs financial analysis required to prepare and analyze accurate monthly execution performance reports

-Conducts financial modeling and monthly budgeting and forecasting

-Responds to requests for ad-hoc reports and variance analysis from customers in a timely and professional manner

-Daily use of MS Excel and Access with application of special features, such as Pivot Tables and V Look-Ups

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Bachelor's in Accounting, Finance, or Economics or related field; Masters in same.

4 yrs current experience in billing and invoicing, payroll operations, developing financial plans and budgets, creating reports, and analyzing financial trends. Has experience interfacing and communicating financial information with management and customers. Experience in resolving financial transaction errors. Understands and has experience in financial operations in the DoD environment. Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and DoD procurement policies and procedures.

Preferred Skills


Additional Notes


At KES, we offer a comprehensive and valuable benefits program to our employees and their families some of these benefits include but are not limited to:

  • Customizable Medical/Dental/Vision Coverage
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Prevailing Wage Plan (Retirement Plan)
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) - (Discretionary Plan)
  • Education Assistance
  • Paid Time Off


Since 1995, KES continues to foster the entrepreneurial spirit of a growing small business that focuses on the needs of its customers and employees and serves to provide a rewarding and challenging career.  KES offers a competitive salary and full range of benefits. KES, Inc. is an EEO/AA Employer committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.