Budget/Financial Analyst - Military veterans preferred

2020-02-04
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Arlington
Virginia
22202
United States

Description

SAIC is seeking a Budget/Financial Analyst to support our customer within the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (OUSDRE) by providing resource analysis, budget execution, and financial management.

  • Develop and maintain organizational financial databases.
  • Coordinate financial issues, tasks, and requests for senior leader decision and information briefings
  • Support Director, Deputy, and Business Financial Manager on all Research and Development and Operations and Maintenance programs in all aspects, such as, DoD Planning, Programming, Budgeting & Execution (PPBE) process, including preparation of R2 exhibits (budget justification documents), assistance with congressional tasks, operational execution of funds, reconciliation of documents, and identifying budget shortfalls
  • Record program commitments, obligations, and expenditures in accordance with DoD benchmarks and provide quarterly reports
  • Assist the Business Financial Manager to manage contract actions
  • Reconcile accounts and resolve discrepancies
  • Coordinate and attend financial management meetings, training sessions, database briefings, and software changes or updates
  • Participate in budget queries
  • Prepare financial status reports
  • Perform budget execution and administration work involving monitoring current year and prior year obligations incurred and the actual expenditures of budgets
  • Perform budget formulation work involving preparation of detailed analyses and estimates of funding needs for one or more budget years
  • Responsible for total budget operations in support of the overall operations, programs, and projects of the organization

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, or accounting
  • Five years of experience in the DoD Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) process and the DoD Planning, Programming, and Budgeting Systems (PPBS)
  • Knowledge of Program Objective Memorandum (POM), Future Year Defense Plan (FYDP) Defense Guidance, and Joint Strategic Planning Systems
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Advanced skills with MS Office tools particularly MS Excel
  • Knowledge of commonly used budgetary methods, practices, procedures, regulations, policies, and processes
  • Skill in gathering, assembling, and analyzing factual information, such as in accounting reports, payroll records, work reports, or inventory and supply data

Desired Qualifications

 
  • Familiarity with Defense Agencies Initiative (DAI) and Military Interdepartmental Purchase Request (MIPRs)
  • Experience working in DoD or government science and technology organizations
  • CDFM, CDFM-A, CGFM or other certification