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GovernmentCIO

Financial Analyst

Job Locations: US-Remote

Job ID: 2018-1709

# of Openings: 1

Category: Information Technology

Overview

GovernmentCIO is currently looking for a Financial Analyst to join our team supporting the VA’s ES PMO contract.

Responsibilities

The Financial Analyst will:

  • Develop the annual Business Operational Plan within the acquisitions structure of the program in support of the government PMs
  • Provide guidance on the development of Acquisition packages and create budgets for large-scale government programs
  • Author Statement of Works (SOW) and Performance Work Statements (PWS)
  • Assist in developing Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCE’s)
  • Develop planning and execution-to-actuals analyses and reporting illustrations
  • Provide ad hoc analysis and reporting as required by the program leadership for portfolio consumption
  • Provide thought leadership on best approaches to illustrate specific aspects of the program’s performance, challenges, and successes
  • Respond very rapidly to inquiries from program leadership related to specific project execution or program performance

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Education Requirements: Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems, Business or related scientific /technical discipline
  • Years of Experience Required: 15
  • Strong, demonstrable familiarity with federal financial planning, acquisitions, and related protocols/processes
  • More than 10 years’ experience in supporting increasingly responsible aspects of financial analysis for projects or programs worth $10M annually or more
  • Familiar with various types of contracts (e.g., Firm Fixed Price (FFP), Time & Materials (T&M), Cost Reimbursement)
  • Five years or more of federal budget and financial analysis support experience, preferably with the VA or DoD, but higher levels of experience in other agencies may be considered qualified
  • Three or more years’ experience building complex annual financial operating plans for a program of two or more projects (federal or large corporate)
  • Three or more years’ experience developing a multi-year financial plan within the constraints of a higher-level organization and the prior years’ similar multi-year plans, for a program of two or more projects (federal or large corporate)
  • Expert oral and written communications skills
  • Demonstrable experience of at least one year working with a largely remote (not at the same physical location as the candidate) team, working across US time zones and working with team collaboration tools such as SharePoint, Skype/Lync, email, phone conferencing, etc.
  • Ability to pass and retain a moderate background investigation at the federal civil agency level

Preferred Qualifications:

  • More than 15 years’ experience supporting increasingly responsible aspects of federal financial planning and reporting for projects or programs in excess of $30M annually
  • More than 5 years’ experience in financial analytical support of VA projects or programs
  • Five or more years’ experience building complex annual financial operating plans for a program of two or more projects (federal or large corporate)
  • Five or more years’ experience developing a multi-year financial plan within the constraints of a higher-level organization and the prior years’ similar multi-year plans, for a program of two or more projects (federal or large corporate)
  • Demonstration that the candidate already holds a moderate background investigation federal civil agency clearance or DoD Secret clearance

Skills Requirements:

  • Ability to transform Excel spreadsheets into usable tools for analysis
  • Ability to acquire public trust level security clearance
  • Understanding of federal budgets
  • Experience interacting with executive level and senior leadership positions, especially communicating complex financial analysis to executive leadership
  • Tools & Software Experience: Expert MS Excel