Logistics Management Institute

Junior Budget Analyst

US-IL-Scott AFB
3 months ago
Job ID
2017-1234
# of Openings
1
Category
Finance

Overview

LMI is a not-for-profit government consulting firm, dedicated exclusively to advancing the management of the government. As a not-for-profit company, we deliver the best value for the government dollar as all revenues are directed to our mission of advancing government rather than to delivering shareholder value. We operate completely free of political and commercial bias, and we are entirely aligned with the goals of our clients. Our clients value our not-for-profit status and specialized services in logistics, intelligence, homeland security, health care, and energy and environment markets. We believe government can make a difference, and we seek talented, hardworking people who share that conviction.

Responsibilities

This position presents an excellent opportunity for financially experienced candidates in the St. Louis area, with a current DOD clearance with 1+ years of financial management experience. The project may require some travel.  The successful candidate for this position will provide expertise in several areas of financial management. Specific requirements include:

  • Applies appropriate levels of knowledge (increasingly expert) of Laws, regulations and related Federal financial management guidance (i.e., Chief Financial Officers’ act, OMB Circulars and FSIO Core Financial Requirements, DoD Program and Budget Guidance, etc.)
  • Applies appropriate levels of knowledge (increasingly expert) in understanding of Federal budget process (Budget Formulation, Congressional Action, Execution, Audit)
  • Applies appropriate levels of knowledge of (increasingly expert), and ability to apply, financial concepts and theories to prepare budget exhibits, monitor funds, conduct financial reporting, and funds appropriation
  • Mid-and senior level should be able to manage not only their own work but of others as well.
  • Mid-and senior level should be able to engage directly and professionally with leadership, communicate clearly in speaking and briefs.
  • Junior level should be able to present basic budgetary and financial information

Budget Formulation

  • Demonstrates appropriate levels of knowledge (increasingly expert) in the development of key Planning, Programming, and Budget Documents (i.e., Integrated Planning Guidance, Program Objective Memorandum, etc.)
  • Demonstrates appropriate levels of knowledge (increasingly expert) in preparing, reviewing, and consolidating budget estimates/exhibits
  • Demonstrates appropriate levels of knowledge (increasingly expert) of program analysis and evaluation, budget-performance metrics analysis, and impact on budget planning and formulation to lead team
  • Demonstrates appropriate levels of knowledge (increasingly expert) of DoD or other overarching acquisition strategies (e.g., DoD JCIDS or DHS Advanced Acquisition Plans—AAP) as they relate to the Planning, Programming, Budget and Execution (PPBE) process

Budget Execution

  • Demonstrates appropriate levels of knowledge (increasingly expert) of budget processes: controls, justification and defense, and funds release
  • Demonstrates appropriate levels of knowledge (increasingly expert) of spend plan execution against budget to ensure appropriations are properly aligned and tasks are accomplished within controls
  • Demonstrates appropriate levels of knowledge (increasingly expert) of funds control execution and adjustment and report preparation
  • Demonstrates appropriate levels of knowledge (increasingly expert) of budget phasing plans and benchmark development to properly reflect internal controls and tracking against execution

Financial Management Systems

  • Applies appropriate levels of knowledge (increasingly expert) of Federal Systems Requirements (General Ledger, Reporting, Funds, Payment, Cost, Fund Balance with Treasury, System, Reimbursable, and Technical Capability Management), and in reporting or data analytics tools.
  • Applies appropriate levels of knowledge (increasingly expert) to identify financial management system/application requirements in functional areas, documenting and mapping related functional business processes and conducting BPR analysis within business architecture, data/information in information architecture, and system/applications within technical architecture
  • Demonstrates appropriate levels of knowledge (increasingly expert) of financial management and execution databases and systems, such as DEAMS, ITS, CRIS, EDA, WAWF, DRDW.

Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in any field (Business, Finance, Accounting or Economics desired)
  • Experience:
    • 1+ years of relevant work experience in financial management
    • Applies appropriate levels of knowledge of data collection and analysis methods to prepare detailed financial information
    • Demonstrates appropriate levels of knowledge of financial statements (Balance Sheet, Statement of Net Cost, Statement of Change in Net Position, Statement of Budgetary Resources, and Statement of Custodial Activity)

Beneficial Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree (MA, MS, MBA) in Business, Finance, Accounting or Economics – can replace one year of experience
  • Certifications: Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM), Certified Defense Financial Manager (CDFM), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Project Management Professional (PMP)- can replace one year of experience

Security Clearance: Active DoD

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