Veterans Affairs (VA), Office of Information Technology (OIT) Business Financial Analyst - remote
Job ID: 1925100
Location: , United States
Date Posted: Oct 14, 2019
Category: Business Management
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Teleworking: Yes
SAIC is deploying a multidisciplinary team of
experienced professionals to provide technical management and support services
that will assist in delivering effective, consistent and timely project
management execution throughout the Software Development Life Cycle
(SDLC). SAIC is seeking a Business Financial Analyst to support a large-scale Product
Line Management (PLM) effort within the Department of Veterans Affairs
(VA) Benefits, Appeals and Memorials (BAM) portfolio.
Duties to include, but not
- Draft acquisition packages,
work with stakeholders to develop acquisition requirements, draft required
documentation, and edit acquisition package based on feedback.
- Develop and maintain program
acquisition plans and documentation.
- Track status of all acquisitions
ensuring deadlines and timeframes are met.
- Provide support in the areas of
budget, billing, reporting and financial management for IT initiatives.
- Manage and coordinate the
development of Fiscal Year (FY) planning and oversight.
- Support required reporting on
budget usage by tracking and monitoring expenditures on awarded contracts
(e.g. burn rate calculations, Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
- Analyze IT budgets and plans,
assessing linkages between IT functions, activities and funding.
- Monitor annual OMB Exhibit 300
- Act as a business consultant
and advisor on financial matters (e.g. recommending acquisition
strategies, facilitating spend plan decisions/changes, providing
functional area subject matter expertise on the federal budget and
acquisition process, etc.)
- Support budget
prioritization/allocation planning efforts across the portfolio.
- Support responses to capital
planning and other budget related data calls.
- Interface effectively and
collaboratively with a diverse range of VA and contractor project staff,
including portfolio, program and project managers, Program Management
Office (PMO) and budget/financial support staff to foster collaboration
and coordination with the portfolio team and their designees to ensure the
integration of project and program budgets with program and project
management reports to support timely and accurate financial management and
- Support the management and
maintenance of Budget Tracking Tool entries, and all associated databases,
spreadsheets, SharePoint folders, etc.
- Monitor budget/financial
reporting metrics (e.g. unfunded project/technical requirements) and
provide routine as well as ad hoc reporting as needed.
- Develop, draft, write, and edit
budget/financial reports, briefings and other documents in support of
· A Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems, Business or
related scientific /technical discipline, with at least 15 years of work experience in relevant related
field(s). Note that 10 years of additional work experience may be substituted
in lieu of graduate degree.
- Effective written and oral
communication skills and understanding of how to interact with multiple GS
levels within the federal government (e.g. GS 9 - 13s and above) is
- Experience providing financial
analysis and planning support to a government client.
- Excellent attention to detail
and developing quality deliverables.
- Comfort acting in a trusted
advisor, objective third-party capacity to federal clients, providing
consultative services and thought leadership.
- Ability to work independently,
requiring limited oversight/direction.
- Ability to multi-task and
demonstrate a high degree of organization in order to support multiple
- Microsoft Office suite of tools
and Microsoft SharePoint
- Experience supporting the VA.
- Exposure to Federal and DoD
budget and acquisition processes.
- Familiarity with VA Office of
Information and Technology (OIT) Enterprise Program Management Office (EPMO)
Veteran-Focused Integration Process (VIP).
- Understanding of cost
distinctions between IT solutions that are COTS, customized COTS, and
homegrown in nature.
- Acquisition package preparation
SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability