• Acquisition Cost Analysis and Evaluation Consultant

    Job Locations US-IL-Scott AFB
    Posted Date 2 months ago(6/29/2018 3:00 PM)
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  • 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.


    The Acquisition Cost Analysis and Evaluation Consultant provides support to the USTRANSCOM client by providing dedicated financial and lifecycle management support and expertise for USTRANSCOM’s Program Managers (PMs) and designated acquisition program portfolio stakeholders.


    Participates on a contractor team of analysts providing technical and program management support.

    • Develops and maintains program financial tracking documentation.
    • Performs analysis and develops impacts accruing from changing acquisition laws, policy, and directives.
    • Supports the government’s financial management Program execution. Examples of tasks include but are not limited to:
      • fiscal year closeout;
      • cleaning up the open document listing;
      • ensuring accounts are balanced and all TWCF operating funds are expensed;
      • follow up on funds obligation;
      • reviewing and processing Requests for Contracting Action; preparing monthly budget slides to update Program Managers;
      • preparing quarterly IPR slides;
      • financial management research and support;
      • preparing IT Exhibits on an annual basis;
      • reviewing and validating annual PBR submissions;
      • processing IT reprogramming actions;
      • responding to budget data calls as required.
    • Applies knowledge to, rely upon, and use automated management/financial information systems (e.g. Defense Enterprise Accounting and Management System (DEAMS), Information Tool Suite (ITS), Commander's Resource Integration System (CRIS), Electronic Document Access (EDA), etc.) in performing fact finding, analytical, budget and advisory functions
    • Provides analysis, research, responses to customer inquiries, and is involved in the collection and presentation of data for various briefings and working groups
    • Assists in preparation and of PowerPoint presentations, process summary reports, meeting minutes/ notes, and other program management documentation


    • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Accounting, Finance, or similar technical discipline is preferred
    • 5+ years of relevant work experience is required.
    • Must be able to work independently on potentially multiple projects with some guidance and oversight by their respective Government and Contract Task Leads.
    • Must be able to follow technical procedures and produce repeatable outcomes and products, as well as an ability to create new, repeatable procedures in the delivery of products and analysis.
    • Experience in the DoD is preferred.
    • Experience working in a Defense Acquisition arena is preferred.
    • Must possess at least intermediate skills and abilities in the following applications and areas:
      • Microsoft Excel (e.g.: VLOOKUPS, pivot tables, conditional formatting, subtotals, and graphs)
      • Knowledge of DoD 5000 series guidance; to include newly revised DoDI 5000.02 acquisition related Air Force implementing instructions, DoD Financial Management Regulation (FMR), as well as DFAS Regulations/guidance.
      • Problem solving ability
    • Basic skills in the following are also a plus:
      • Management/financial information systems (e.g. DEAMS, ITS, CRIS, WAWF, etc.)
      • Other applications in the Microsoft Suite (e.g., PowerPoint, Word, Access)
      • Knowledge of Transportation Working Capital Funds
    • For this position, LMI will only consider applicants with a minimum of a SECRET clearance.


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