Budget Analyst

Employer
Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Aug 03, 2018
Closes
Aug 13, 2018
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
The Naval Surface Warfare Analysis Group (NSWAG) within SPA supports the Navy and other US and international government organizations with timely and objective capability assessments, technology evaluations, and strategic planning. We integrate technical, operational, programmatic, policy, and business aspects of surface warfare and broader mission areas to create mature products that help important decision makers such as Flag Officers/Senior Executives and others who require robustly integrated support. Requirements: * Bachelor's degree in Business, Business Management, Finance, Accounting or a related field. * 6-8 years of relevant work experience, particularly in the areas of Finance, Accounting, and/or Financial Analysis/Programming OR a Master's degree and 8 years.* Must be able to investigate and resolve issues, develop and recommend a course of action, and present the recommendation to decision makers.* Must be able to act independently with a minimum of supervision and guidance.* Coherent, concise writing skills are a must. Strong person-to-person communication skills required. Staff-to-staff coordination is an integral part of the position.* Strong computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office tools. * Active Security Clearance.Desired * Deep understanding of several key Navy financial and manpower databases to include Program Budget Information System (PBIS), Corporate Automated Resource Information System (CARIS), Intelligent Workbook (IW) and Total Force Manpower Management System (TFMMS) is highly desired.* Master's degree is preferred.* Experience using financial software programs is desired.* Certified Defense Financial Manager (CDFM) certification is desired. Job Description: Support resource programming cost-benefit analysis, forecasting, and financial analysis for OPNAV N1 MPT&E portfolio totaling ~$11.0B. Perform manpower costing, financial modeling, and capital and investment analysis and resource planning. Support customers in the maintenance of financial databases. Develop and employ analytical tools for evaluating the degree to which the client's programs serve higher-level priorities and meet resourcing requirements. Work with program claimants to build a logical, defendable, guidance-compliant and risk adjusted annual program submission. Track multiple programs and issues and have frequent interaction with subordinate staffs and commands, members of the N1 staff and other OPNAV staff codes. Develop status reports, perform program risk assessments and use financial management tools. Develop, and offer frequent revision of data displays, impact statements and justification papers, often on a short suspense timeline. Will be required to successfully complete courses on the Navy's Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) System and PBIS.

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