Finance Analyst - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

District of Columbia
United States


SAIC has an immediate opening for a Finance Analyst working alongside the Engineering Support Services Team supporting AEGIS Combat System Ship Integration and Test (SI&T) efforts.

The candidate will maintain large Excel databases, respond to data calls, and provide financial management, project management and analysis services.  The candidate will support the SI&T division of the Integrated Combat System Major Program Manager Directorate (PEO IWS 1.0) of Program Executive Office for Integrated Warfare Systems.  This position helps the government develop budgets and disseminate information to performing organizations (government and contractor), analyze and report project expenditures, analyze and report schedule progress, identify and report program shortfalls and overages, identify potential risks and help develop financial mitigation strategies, and develop financial re-plans.  Efforts will assist the planning, tracking and managing the installation and subsequent testing of combat systems onboard AEGIS cruisers and destroyers in shipyards and homeports within the U.S.  The candidate will specialize in collecting and organizing financial and engineering data associated with these installations.  Occasionally travels to shipyards to observe installations and collect information.  Many of the aforementioned tasks will be accomplished in support of the governments overarching Task Planning Statement (TPS) process and associated receipt of appropriated funds throughout the fiscal year. Serves as the functional point of contact for day-to-day budget/financial and technical issues. Opportunity to learn on the job and to grow into more advanced positions, particularly in the area of Trial Card management, in which the candidate would track the resolution of post ship yard availability/installation corrective actions.  


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree and three years or more of related experience; 
  • At least six months basic experience with DoD related acquisition financial management
  • Solid knowledge of MS Excel. 
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Strong ability to organize information, recall where data has been stored.   
  • Requires degree or training equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, accounting, finance or engineering.  
  • Requires accurate written and verbal communication skills to post and copy information, carry out and understand assignments, and/or convey or exchange routine information.  
  • Requires accurate written and verbal communication skills to post and copy information, carry out and understand assignments, and/or convey or exchange routine information.

Desired Skills: 

  • Experience as one of the following: Surface Warfare officer, technically oriented mid-level enlisted, shipyard worker, prime vendor (e.g., Lockheed Martin) or servcies defense contractor employee, defense acquisition program office as gov't or contractor.  MS Access. 
  • Knowledge of Department of Defense (DoD) Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) would be very beneficial, and experience working within or with Department of the Navy financial organizations is a plus. 


  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.