Budget Analyst

Alaka`ina Foundation Family of Companies
Fort George G Meade, MD
Sep 12, 2021
Sep 15, 2021
Full Time
The Alakaina Foundation Family of Companies (FOCs) has a potential need for a Budget Analyst to provide the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Joint Regional Security Stack (JRSS) with Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) support out of Ft. Meade, MD. DUTIES INCLUDE: Develop, evaluate, and analyze cost models, estimates, budgets, spend plans, business cases, and performance metrics for the client's projects and initiatives. Quickly adapt to rapidly changing priorities, identify and help develop integration between various efforts. Identify the customer base from which to gather clear, concise requirements and legacy costs. Provide tactical and strategic analysis of changes to be considered on activity prioritization and impact on other Government work priorities. Have primary ownership of the project deliverables. Monitor cost, schedule, and performance using tools like Microsoft Excel, Project, Defense Agencies Initiative (DAI) financial software, BCM, and other analytical software tools. Have daily interactions with subject matter experts, schedulers, and program acquisition managers Provide day-to-day updates to the Program Manager. Work is expected to be accomplished from a Ft Meade, MD Government location with potential infrequent local travel. REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: Experience developing packages for input into Defense Agency Initiative (DAI) financial system. Understanding of the rules for use of Operations and Maintenance, Procurement, and Research, Development, Test, and Engineering appropriated funds. Knowledge of Defense Working Capital Fund and experience developing cost estimates to move programs to cost recovery. Experience in reviewing and validating cost estimates identifying potential shortfalls in the WBS/funding structure. Knowledge of the entire Planning, Programming Budget Execution (PPBE) lifecycle. Knowledgeable of how Financial and PPBE apply to Acquisition Planning. Demonstrated experience supporting the development of Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCEs), Business Case Analyses (BCAs), and other cost analyses. Demonstrated ability to brief executive leadership on impact of budget changes on supported programs, and other cost issues. Understanding of how Will Cost and Should Cost are implemented and used in the DoD. 2 years of experience with budget/financial support for a major acquisition program. Experience with Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, and Outlook. Ability to critically assess data and communicate priority findings to teams. Ability to work with multi-stakeholder, technical, and matrixed organizational environment. Ability to work under minimal supervision and manage client and team relationships. DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: Experience IGCEs on services/programs transitioning into Cloud such as AWS and ability to develop appropriate Budget exhibits. Experience supporting programs and contracts within the DoD. Experience ensuring work products are in compliance with Office of Management and Budget (OMB). regulatory guidelines and processes, Better Buying Power guidance and processes, and Will Cost guidance and processes. Experience working with diverse teams of contractors. Experience with large high value DoD acquisition Programs and support of major milestones. Ability to be flexible, show initiative and innovation, and deal with ambiguous and fast-paced situations. Possession of excellent data gathering, analytical, and problem-solving skills. Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills. REQUIRED EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS: 2-3 years with a bachelor's degree or 3-4 years with Associates or Professional Certificate. Degree can be replaced with 2 years of verified experience supporting high value, high visibility acquisition program. CITIZENSHIP AND CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must be a US citizen. Must have a secret clearance. The Alaka`ina Foundation Family of Companies (FOCs) is a fast-growing government service provider. Employees enjoy competitive salaries. Eligible employees enjoy a 401K plan with company match; medical, dental, disability, and life insurance coverage; tuition reimbursement; paid time off; and 10 paid holidays. The Alaka`ina Foundation FOCs is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of individuals with disabilities and veterans. We are proud to state that we do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. If you are a person with a disability and you need an accommodation during the application process, please click here to request accommodation. We E-Verify all employees. The Alaka`ina Foundation Family of Companies (FOCs) is comprised of industry-recognized government service firms designated as Native Hawaiian Organization (NHO)-owned and 8(a) certified businesses. The Family of Companies (FOCs) includes Ke`aki Technologies, Laulima Government Solutions, Kupono Government Services, Kapili Services, Po`okela Solutions, Kikaha Solutions, LLC, and Pololei Solutions, LLC. Alaka`ina Foundation activities under the 501(c)3 principally benefit the youth of Hawaii through charitable efforts which includes providing innovative educational programs that combine leadership, science & technology, and environmental stewardship. For additional information, please visit www.alakainafoundation.com

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