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ARServices Budget Analyst in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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ARServices is seeking a Budget Analyst to work in the Albuquerque, NM area.

A Budget Analyst will use their passion to learn new tools and techniques and identify and implement vibrant funding management solutions and analyses to help a Department of Defense (DoD) customer manage a complex research, development, test, and evaluation (RDT&E) portfolio. Will provide advisory and assistance services to help develop financial management analytical products that will support the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Test and Assessment Department, Integration and Resources Division. These products will include monthly and annual Status of Funds Reports, Purchase Requests and other funding packages, using the Consolidated Acquisition Tool; analyses to support identification and preparation of funding information to support Future Years Defense Program (FYDP) Program Objective Memorandum (POM) inputs; historical research summaries to identify past funding efforts; and projects involving use of the Defense Agencies Initiative (DAI) and the Joint Integrated Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) Analytics Platform (JICAP) system tools. The successful candidate will have the ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment to support safe and successful execution of the customer’s RDT&E mission.

A qualified candidate will perform the following duties and responsibilities, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare financial plans, monitor implementation of financial policies, prepare regular and special purpose reports, maintain historical records, analyze trends, establish cost rates and personnel forecasts, recommend, and interpret budgetary policies and procedures, prepare comparative evaluation of actual costs against budgeted funds, and determine rationale for variances between costs and budget.

  • Use the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Consolidated Acquisition Tool (CAT) to construct and receive approval for Purchase Request (PR) packages and Needs Statements that identify and provide the support needed for test planning and execution.

  • Provide support for external financial audits.

  • Support the Financial Analysis team in financial portfolio programmatic, project integration and execution functions to include support to Planning, Programming, Budget and Execution (PPBE) activities, POM, Budget Justification, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Congressional Senate Staffer Briefs.

  • Supporting weekly budget meetings to review program execution, coordinate weekly with the customer to review priority contract actions, review proposal packages for completeness, and review/assist in developing Statements of Work for DTRA contracts.

  • Assist in budget management execution activities including portfolio to project budget formulation, budget analysis, scheduling, tracking, execution, metrics and systems support, spend plan formation, and budget controls.

  • Disciplines include but are not limited to financial analysis, budget analysis, project control analysis.


Security Clearance Requirement:

Active/current TS/SCI clearance is required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree in Economics or Finance and Accounting or business related discipline plus 10-15 years of experience; or Master of Arts (MA) or Master of Business Administration (MBA) or Master of Science (MS) degree in Economics or Finance and Accounting or business related discipline plus 10-12 years of experience; or Doctorate degree in Economics or Finance and Accounting or business related discipline, plus 8-10 years of experience. Degree must be from an accredited university.

  • Demonstrated success with multi-year fiscal planning and execution.

  • Ability to communicate effectively; accept responsibility; take initiative; anticipate requirements; implement self-developed plans for on-time, under budget success with minimal supervision; manage and work multiple tasks simultaneously; and successfully de-conflict multiple demands from equal stakeholders.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft products: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Skype, Teams, Access, and Project or MS Visio.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with DTRA or DoD Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) budget planning and management, using DoD Procurement Integrated Enterprise Environment (PIEE) tools, and Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) certification, or Finance related Defense Acquisition University (DAU) training, or Certified Defense Financial Manager.

ARServices is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.