Senior Budget Analysis

Employer
Delta Solutions and Strategies
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Senior Budget Analysis Job Description ESSENTIAL AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY: All areas of responsibility listed below are essential to the satisfactory performance of this position, with reasonable accommodation, if necessary. Work responsibilities may vary, depending upon assignment. GENERAL FUNCTION: This position supports the SAF TAS II Programs. Analyze and develop recommendations and reports on the financial and budgeting aspects of the programs. Track program cost and funding data through the PPBE cycles, review and interpret programmatic data, and prepare cost-related inputs for required reports. Perform analyses of program funding for all PPBE phases and other budget exercises. Track and assess resource allocation options and identify possible impacts of proposed funding positions. Research and analyze program funding and execution trends data from sources such as the Earned Value Management System (EVMS) and identify issues, recommend solutions. Maintain familiarity with Air Force financial software and automated databases. Update data in Air Force budget and execution plan preparation databases. Track and research financial regulations and policies. Analyze budgeting and financial processes associated with Air Force PPBE. Develop recommendations on budgeting and financial process improvement. Support the preparation of budget justification documentation material. Perform large and small scale cost estimates to include as necessary: Life Cycle Cost (LCC), Business Case Analysis (BCA), and other program cost-estimating efforts including program office estimates, cost and schedule risk analysis. Provide detailed accounting and budgeting support to government officials for commitment, obligation, and expenditure of program funding. Administers budgets and prepares fiscal forecasts based on historical costs. Compiles and reviews budgets using actual performance, previous budget figures, estimated revenue, expense reports, and other data sources to control funds and provide for proper financial administration. Prepares financial plans, monitors implementation of financial policies, prepares regular and special purpose reports, maintains historical records, analyzes trends, establishes cost rates and personnel forecasts, recommends and interprets budgetary policies and procedures, prepares comparative evaluation of actual costs against budgeted funds, and determines rationale for variances between costs and budget. Analyze and develop recommendations and reports on the financial and budgeting aspects of the programs. Track program cost and funding data through the Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) cycles, review and interpret programmatic data, and prepare cost-related inputs for required reports. Perform analyses of program funding for all PPBE phases and other budget exercises. Track and assess resource allocation options and identify possible impacts of proposed funding positions. Research and analyze program funding and execution trends data from sources such as the Earned Value Management System (EVMS) and identify issues, recommend solutions. Maintain familiarity with Air Force financial software and automated databases. Update data in Air Force budget and execution plan preparation databases. Track and research financial regulations and policies. Analyze budgeting and financial processes associated with Air Force PPBE. Develop recommendations on budgeting and financial process improvement. Support the preparation of budget justification documentation material. Perform large and small scale cost estimates to include as necessary: Life Cycle Cost (LCC), Business Case Analysis (BCA), and other program cost-estimating efforts including program office estimates, cost and schedule risk analysis. Provide detailed accounting and budgeting support to government officials for commitment, obligation, and expenditure of program funding. Prepares regular and special budget reports, investigates variances. Support program-specific efforts like Concept of Operations (CONOPS) development, Capability Development Documents (CDD), Capability Production Documents (CPD), Information Exchange Requirements (IER), and requirements working groups. Support the HAF review process Air Force Requirements Oversight Council (AFROCs), Joint Warfighting Capabilities Assessment (JWCAs), Defense Acquisition Boards (DABs), Congressional cycle, Acquisition Strategy Panels (ASPs), Air Force Review Board (AFRBs), Configuration Steering Board (CSB), Government Accountability Office (GAO) reports. Provides advice and technical assistance with cost analysis, fiscal allocation, and budget preparations. Consults with managers to ensure that budget adjustments are made in accordance with program changes. Reviews operating budgets to analyze trends affecting budget needs. Follow policies and procedures as described in corporate manuals and directives. Attend each work day during core hours, unless on approved travel or time off. Work flexible hours, including occasional overtime if required. Must have positive, professional attitude, ability to work well with all levels of military, civilian employees and customers, locally and abroad. Must be able to manage a myriad of ongoing tasks in a sometimes high ops tempo environment, using best judgment and prioritizing workload in order to meet expectations with quality and timeliness. Carry out other duties as assigned or requested. WORKING CONDITIONS Perform occasional travel to contractor and customer sites, as required. Work is performed indoors with some potential risks to safety and health hazards related to electronics. QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Certifications/Experience/Skills: Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field and 10-15 years of budge analysis experience, at least 5 of which are DOD specific. Must be competent in the use of Microsoft Office Applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access). Must be able to transport self to various facility sites, as required. If using own motor vehicle, must possess a valid driver's license and proof of insurance. Must possess appropriate DAWIA II or equivalent certification. Must have government clearance at the appropriate level Top Secret. Physical Skills And Abilities: May require lifting up to 25 pounds. Requires visual acuity to use a keyboard and computer mouse. Job Posted by ApplicantPro