Financial Management/Budget Specialist III

Washington, District Of Columbia
Jul 28, 2022
Sep 01, 2022
Full Time

The Financial Management/Budget Specialist III supports the Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office (AFRCO), the Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition Special Programs Division (SAF/AQL), and US Air Force combat and sustainment activities. Following applicable federal, Department of Defense and Air Force acquisition policy, law, regulation, and guidance, the Financial Management/Budget Specialist III assists the Contracting Officer in the acquisition of critically needed national security capabilities.

  • Hire, onboard, oversee timekeeping, do performance assessments, manage tasking, report, and oversee other contract staff.
  • Manage the planning, programming, budgeting, and execution (PPBE) process.
  • Provide staff support.
  • Perform analysis of program funding for all PPBE phases and other budget exercises.
  • Research and analyze program funding and execution trends data from sources, like the Earned Value Management System (EVMS).
  • Develop cost estimating models, life cycle cost estimates, and independent government cost estimates.
  • Perform cost/benefit analyses, affordability analyses, cost estimating drills, economic analyses, and other cost assessments as required.
  • Apply finance expertise in the areas of the requirements generation process, planning, programming, budgeting, execution process, and program life cycle costs.
  • Identify issues, recommend solutions, and aid and advice associated with acquisition management of the SAP portfolio.
  • Mentor and provide quality review of work products and deliverables of more junior staff as well as leading specific projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree in a business-related field, like accounting, business administration, contracts, economics, finance, law, purchasing, or related discipline
  • 4+ additional years of experience may be used in lieu of a degree, contingent upon customer approval
  • Master's degree is preferred
  • 15+ years of experience
  • Additional education or relevant higher-level certifications may be used in lieu of experience, contingent upon customer approval
  • Special Access Program (SAP) experience
  • Experience on similar types of programs may be used in lieu of SAP experience, contingent upon customer approval
  • Active and valid driver's license
  • Active TS/SCI clearance
  • The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to successfully complete a Government Counterintelligence Scope Polygraph (CI Poly)
  • DAWIA or FAC Level III certified or equivalent is preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Proficient in classified accounting systems
  • Momentum is preferred
  • Ability to work under aggressive schedules with demanding performance requirements
  • Ability to travel CONUS and OCONUS

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Native preference under PL 93-638.

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