Budget/Financial Analyst Expert

Grant Thornton 8/7/2017 2:19:00 PM
JOB ID: 036868 Specialty:
Alexandria, Virginia




Grant Thornton is seeking a Senior Associate to join its Financial Management Advisory and Assurance service line and take an active role in engagement execution, project management and key business development activities.

Grant Thornton’s Global Public Sector helps executives and managers at all levels of government maximize performance and efficiency in the face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for services. Our public sector team members find solutions that help government leaders with issues including acquisitions, financial management, human capital, information technology and performance management in federal, state, local and international governments.

At Grant Thornton, our professional staff applies traditional, cutting-edge approaches and methods to a variety of analyses. As part of our team, the Senior Associate will utilize various methodologies and models to execute client projects.

Assists the government with financial management operations & budget analysis.
Supports the Government in monitoring and coordinating program resource allocations.
Ensures cohesive agency-wide program development.
Assists with resource management oversight.
Support internal NGA budget execution and program build activities, analysis, events, and documentation packages as designated by government leads. This includes, but is not limited to: Gathering, maintaining, reviewing, and analyzing of program and budget data and requirements.
Developing and promulgating KC responsibilities associated with NGA’s internal guidance packages as appropriate.
Support expertise pertaining to the development and publication of the IPBS/CBJB, IPBR/CJB, and President’s Budget exhibits. This includes all associated documentation, materials, and briefings as it relates to the KC’s program.
Support the development and preparation of KC’s budget Congressional testimony, briefing materials, and responses to questions for the record, requests for information, and various inquiries.
Support the development of various NGA briefing materials and responses to questions, request for information, and various inquiries from ODNI, OSD and OMB as appropriate, as it relates to KC’s program.
Provide support in preparation for and conducting program and budget reviews as well as preparation materials for KC leadership to attend meetings with ODNI, OSD, and OMB staff.
Support, develop, and prepare various PowerPoint/white paper briefings and presentations related to KC Financial Management matters, programs, and activities for senior level leadership.
Support the preparation and monitoring of Supplemental/Over guidance requirements.
Support all aspects of budget execution and conduct analysis.
Support to NGA Program Mid-year and End-of-Year Execution Reviews.
Exercise a solid working knowledge and capability in the use of various spreadsheet, database, and Microsoft PowerPoint software.
Provide support to Program Managers in the development and implementation of fiscal execution spend plans in accordance with FMR, ODNI, and Office guidance.
Justifying/defending programs and budgets.
Resolving resource management issues.
Analyze and interpret complex program, budget and execution data.
Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization).
Assist with business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials.


Bachelor’s Degree required in finance, business or related field.
Lead financial management initiatives such as unliquidated obligations, unfunded requirements, spend plan analysis (Desired).
Demonstrated experience with DOD or other government agency budgetary or finance processes and key execution processes (Desired).
Understanding of fund execution policies for principal DOD appropriations (Desired).
Understanding of the role of DFAS in controlling and executing funds for Defense entities (Desired).
Required clearance of TS/SCI and a desire for a CI Polygraph.
Ability to obtain and maintain certain job-related certifications if no job-related advanced degrees.
U.S. citizenship may be required. Ability to work in the United States indefinitely required.
Travel may be required.
Ability to work overtime required on occasion.
Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time.
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally.
Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm ethics requirements.
Meet or exceed continuing professional education (CPE) requirements.

Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations. Grant Thornton’s Global Public Sector, based in Alexandria, VA, is a global management consulting business with the mission of providing responsive and innovative financial, performance management and systems solutions to governments and international organizations. Visit Grant Thornton’s Global Public Sector at www.grantthornton.com/publicsector.

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Requisition ID: 036868

Alexandria, VA
Alexandria, Virginia