Budget & Acquisition Analyst
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Provide on-site financial analysis, acquisition support, budget development and execution, contract management and reconciliations support to the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (OUSD), Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (AT&L), Space, Strategic, and Intelligence (SSI) office. Qualifications: Bachelor s degree in Business Management, Finance, Accounting, or a related discipline is required. 3+ years of experience with the DoD budget and acquisition processes are required. Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, and database abilities is required. Thorough understanding of the DoD Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution Systems (PPBES) process, products, terminology, and guidance documents is required. Working knowledge of policies, processes, procedures, and regulations governing budgetary processes is required. Ability to work both independently and with personnel from multiple organizations is required. Current DoD Secret Security Clearance is required. Top Secret/SCI preferred Must be comfortable in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with short and rigid deadlines. Certified Defense Financial Management (CDFM), or related certification is preferred Must have excellent communication skills and be able to effectively communicate with team members, Government Staff, and Senior Leadership. Strong writing skills are required. Responsibilities: Serve as primary financial advisor to the Director for Conventional Prompt Strike Program (CPS) and will assist in the daily operation and management. Provide analysis and recommendations in support of the program goals and Program Objectives Memorandum (POM) development as well as participate in and provide programmatic and financial support for all areas of the program including system design and development, requirements planning and analysis, program documentation development and other aspects of program execution. Will maintain financial databases, cost model and schedules for the program office. Prepare all funding documents for the program to include sub-allocations. Assist in the development and maintenance of the fiscal year spend plan, while coordinating inputs from program, acquisition, financial and technical managers from the military services. Monitor execution by appropriation and performer and prepare analyses and reports to the Director and program managers. Assist with Congressional reports, questions for record, budget requests and Government Accounting Office (GAO) inquiries. Assist in preparation of Director for and attends engagements with Professional Staff Members from both Senate and House Armed Services and Appropriations Committees on program planning and execution.
Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) has a passion for doing interesting work that impacts important decisions. We are a professional services provider with a long-standing reputation for unrivaled technical and analytical support to executive decision makers throughout the Departments of Defense, Homeland Security and Energy.