• Budget Analyst (U.S. Border Patrol)

    Job Locations US-VA-Crystal City
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(10/26/2018 9:11 AM)
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  • Overview

    LMI seeks a senior budget formulation and execution specialist with public sector experience to support a federal program management office located in Northern Virginia. Join our team of collaborative self-starters focused on delivering practical and efficient solutions to help our client keep U.S. borders safe and facilitate trade and travel. As part of our high-performing team, you will augment our vital work to provide “eyes and ears” technology to protect our nation.


    You will providing provide budget management and analytical support for the client’s programs as they acquire and maintain technology, including communications, sensor, and surveillance systems and the infrastructure that supports them. You will assist the client in formulating and executing the program and project budgets in accordance with their planning, programming, budgeting, and accountability (PPBA) process. You will also assist in cost and schedule management, funds execution and accounting, and financial management.


    Specific responsibilities may include:

    • Support budget formulation for the client’s programs by compiling estimated costs in the required categories and creating alternative versions to fit specified scenarios
    • Collaborate with program staff members to develop resource allocation plans (RAPs) and congressional justifications (CJs)
    • Provide analysis and data to ensure that program budgets align with strategic and programmatic goals and adhere to fiscal guidance and DHS and CBP budget policy
    • Create purchase requisitions in SAP
    • Maintain program and contractor cost baselines
    • Develop, review, and implement project-level spend plans, and conduct recurring reviews of program resource utilization to identify issues that might affect the program’s overall objectives
    • Prepare periodic reports on the allocation, status, tracking, commitment, obligation, and expenditure of funds
    • Prepare and process funding documents, identify program funding variances, recommend appropriate reprogramming actions or corrective actions, and report reconciled status of funds


    • Ability to pass a government background investigation, including financial, criminal, residential, educational, foreign affiliation, prohibited substance abuse, and employment verifications; active U.S. Customs and Border Protection background investigation preferred. Please note that only U.S. citizens are eligible for a suitability determination.
    • Previous work formulating or executing CBP budgets is a plus
    • Previous work with CBP’s Integrated Fixed Tower (IFT), Remove Video Surveillance Systems (RVSS), Mobile and Agent-Centric Systems (MACS), and/or Field Surveillance Services (FSS) portfolios is a plus.
    • 10+ years of experience and a Master’s degree in accounting, business, management, or a related discipline; or 12+ years and a Bachelor’s degree.
    • Relevant certification such as Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) is desired.
    • Experience working with financial management software and tools such as SAP and INVEST.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.
    • Ability to communicate clearly with a variety of stakeholders.
    • Ability to effectively solve problems.
    • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
    • A true team player who maintains a positive attitude in a dynamic environment


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