DOD Budget Support Specialist, Jr.
Come make your mark with Watermark! We're a rapidly growing Service- Disabled, Veteran- Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) specializing in risk management and security. Founded by USAF Veterans in 2007, we're intimately familiar with DOD security programs and mission requirements. Along with our core values of innovation, effective communication, integrity and work/life balance, our employees are the key to our success.At Watermark, our people come first. We offer comprehensive benefits to address our employees' physical, mental, emotional, and financial well-being. This includes 100% employer- paid medical insurance, ample paid leave, a free employee assistance program, and a competitive 401k savings plan.Watermark Risk Management International has an exciting opportunity for a talented Financial Support Specialist to join our team in Arlington, VA (Pentagon).Position Description:Use your project management and program support skills and hone your financial knowledge by providing administrative and budget analysis support to our customer, the USAF Budget Investment Directorate.In this role you will Provide administrative support, manage office tasks and processes and document policies and procedures.Collaborate with budget analysts and stakeholders to create, coordinate, and consolidate program review products and budgetary data for Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution cycles.Make decisions concerning the preparation and tracking of financial transactions and recommend solutions to complex budget problems supporting multiple programs, locations and government customers.Provide support for a financial system, coordinate budget-related tickets, new functionality, testing, and documentation.Provide budgetary analyses in various Headquarters Budget functions and inputting such as Budget Formulation, Justification, Execution and Tracking.Experience Requirements:Experience performing administrative support to high ranking government officials. Understanding of the US government Fiscal Year and peak activity. 3 years of experience using a federal financial/accounting system, preferably with updating accounts, records, reports, and controls.Familiarity with the Federal Planning, Programming, Budgeting & Execution Process (PPBE) process.Demonstrate professional skills and demeanor appropriate for supporting senior government officials.Experience producing professional and accurate reports and documents.Demonstrate strong Microsoft Office skills, especially with MS Excel and MS Word.Work independently and identify potentially more effective methods of operation.Analyses in various finance and accounting functions such as Budget Formulation, Budget Justification, Budget Execution and Tracking/Review is preferred but not requiredEducation Requirements:Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or Business Administration is preferredCertification Requirements:N/ASecurity Clearance Requirements:Have an active Top Secret/SCI clearanceHave a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration KEYWORDS: Finance, FP&A, Financial Planning & Analysis, Budget Management, Financial Analyst, schedule, forecast, spend plan, DAR/FAR, Executive Admin, Administrative Assistant, Program Control, project administration, project management, PPBEWatermark Risk Management International, LLC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors. Powered by JazzHR1cmvae9N08