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Senior Financial Analyst

Job ID: 2300890
Location: ARLINGTON, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 27, 2023
Category: Business Management
Subcategory: Finance
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to support our customer within the Office of the Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Critical Technologies by providing resource analysis, budget execution, and financial management.  This position is located in Arlington, VA.

The Financial Analyst will provide financial budgetary support to include, but not limited to providing funding, forecasting, programming, budget documentation, execution status, and funds reconciliation. They will follow the planning, programming, budget, executing (PPBE) process and guidance. The Financial Analyst will monitor and report the status of approved, deferred, and released funds. They will maintain cognizance of various program funds and provide financial information and obligation/expenditure performance graphs for senior leadership.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain organizational financial databases
  • Coordinate financial issues, tasks, and requests for senior leader decision and information briefings.
  • Support Director, Deputy, and Business Financial Manager on all Research and Development and Operations and Maintenance programs in all aspects, such as, DoD Planning, Programming, Budgeting & Execution (PPBE) process, including preparation of R2 exhibits (budget justification documents), assistance with congressional tasks, operational execution of funds, reconciliation of documents, and identifying budget shortfalls
  • Record program commitments, obligations, and expenditures in accordance with DoD benchmarks and provide quarterly reports
  • Assist the Business Financial Manager manage contract actions
  • Reconcile accounts and resolve discrepancies
  • Coordinate and attend financial management meetings, training sessions, database briefings, and software changes or updates
  • Participate in budget queries and prepare financial status reports
  • Perform budget execution and administration work involving monitoring current year and prior year obligations incurred and the actual expenditures of budgets
  • Perform budget formulation work involving preparation of detailed analyses and estimates of funding needs for one or more budget year
  • Responsible for total budget operations in support of the overall operations, programs, and projects of the organization


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s and ten (10) years or more experience; Masters and eight (8) years or more experience
  • Degree in Business Administration, Finance, or Accounting

Required Clearance:

  • Active Secret security clearance with ability to obtain a TS/SCI
  • US citizenship required

Required Skills:

  • Experience in the DoD Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) process and the DoD Planning, Programming, and Budgeting Systems (PPBS)
  • Knowledge of Program Objective Memorandum (POM), Future Year Defense Plan (FYDP) Defense Guidance, and Joint Strategic Planning Systems
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Advanced skills with MS Office tools particularly MS Excel
  • Knowledge of commonly used budgetary methods, practices, procedures, regulations, policies, and processes
  • Skill in gathering, assembling, and analyzing factual information, such as in accounting reports, payroll records, work reports, or inventory and supply data

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with Defense Agencies Initiative (DAI) and Military Interdepartmental Purchase Request (MIPRs)
  • Experience working in DoD or government science and technology organizations
  • CDFM, CDFM-A, CGFM or other certification

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


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