Budget Analyst IV

Employer
Vencore
Location
Springfield, VA
Posted
Sep 15, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Overview: Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the US Government. With more than 40 years of experience working in the defense, civilian and intelligence communities, Vencore designs, develops and delivers high impact, mission-critical services and solutions to overcome its customers most complex problems. Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Vencore employs 3,800 engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do. Vencore is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled Responsibilities: 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. Analyzes budgeting and accounting reports for the purpose of maintaining expenditure controls. Prepares regular and special budget reports, investigates variances. 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. May also be billable to a contract. Performs analysis of budgets and schedules needed to meet contractual/project requirements for assigned portions of a program or programs. Requires 8 to 10 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD.Financial Management Support ServicesIn support of the Emerald contract at NGA, the following activities represent the type of work to be performed in support of the customer in the Financial Management Support Services role.This is not an all-inclusive list. Instead, it is meant to provide a generalized understanding of the type of work to be performed. Audit Support - Improve financial management operations and support the agency's full-scope financial audit by providing analytic and administrative support:Provide cohesive administration of NGA's internal controls and complianceProvide cohesive administration and implementation of NGA's multi-year corrective action plan (MCAP)Ensure future audit readinessBudgeting - Provide support to planning, programming, budgeting, and execution of the NGA budget to include financial management systems support.Cost Estimation Development - Provide cost estimate services in support of the POM, Milestone B activities, and various NGA investment and acquisition processes. Services include:Program Life Cycle Cost EstimatesAnalysis of Alternatives (AOAs) in support Acquisition Engineering initiativesIndependent Government Cost Estimates (IGCEs) for new and follow-on contractsEngineering Change Proposal Cost AnalysisGovernment New Hire EstimatesCommunications lines leasing estimatesFacilities design, build out, and modification estimatesInfrastructure and application service estimatesCost Estimate Evaluation - Assist with assessing the realism of contractor cost estimates submitted in response to government Requests for Change (RFC). Develop Independent Life Cycle Cost Estimates (I-LCCEs) models and documentation. Improve cost estimating methods and techniques through the collection, normalization and analysis of NGA cost and technical data. Perform the following:Market research to determine costs of various technology alternativesAnalysis of alternatives relative to technology costsAffordability assessmentsCost risk analysisFunding - Assist with the defense of funding strategies and profiles for NGA Managers. Reconcile funding conflicts between financial programs like National Intelligence Programs (NIP), Military Intelligence Programs (MIP) and appropriations (O&M, RDT&E). Correlate funding needs with spending authority.Monitor and Control - Support Clinger Cohen investment analyses for the Chief Information Officer (CIO) to include selection, control and evaluation activities. Ensure finance and budget management activities are consistent and compliant with DoD/IC finance, acquisition, procurement, and budget policies and procedures. Maintain up-to-date tracking of NGA program financial, acquisition, and budget information. Track the status of Independent Cost Estimates (ICEs) and budgets for Major Systems Acquisitions (MSAs). Create and update fiscal year spending plans. Build and maintain detailed financial accounting records and related information in MS Excel and/or Access. Produce cost performance metrics.POM Support - Provide the following support to all budget planning and related financial activities such as the Program Objective Memorandum (POM) and Congressional Research Service (CRS) Quarterly Program Review. Provide the following services:Develop Out Year Budget Plan and spending profilesParticipate in POM/IPOM working groups as requiredSupport numerous oversight meetings to include: ODNI Budget Hearings, CRS Congressional budget presentationsDevelop budget over guidance requestsDevelop and maintain CRS, CJB, and CBJB narratives.Prepare CJB/CBJB descriptions to include identifying funding and manpower allocationsPrepare written justifications as requested by NGA/CRS managementDevelop mitigation strategies for all out year financial profilesPlant Property and Equipment - Provide financial management quality control consulting support for Property, Plant and Equipment (PP&E) improvements and execution.Purchasing - Create and/or review purchase requests and procurement documentation to ensure compliance with NGA and DoD financial and acquisition policy.Integrated Financial Management System Functional Support and Financial Data Management - Provide analytical, administrative, data integration, planning and scheduling support to the government for current/planned financial business systems and improving financial data management. Services include, but are not limited to, the following:Change Management and CommunicationsData analysis/cleansingFunction support, to include financial business system user helpdesk