Senior Program Policy Budget Analyst

Grant Thornton 3/21/2018 4:03:40 PM
JOB ID: 036825 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.

Collect data on use of Full Time Equivalent (FTE) resources as required to support program reviews, including GEOINT Mission Reviews (GMR’s) and Integrated GEOINT Mission Reviews (IGMR).
Collect and analyze performance data, conduct resource analysis and prioritization in support of the MMIG, SAMM, GMM and NGO’s.
Participate in and provide reporting from annual NGA, DoD and IC Planning, Programming Budgeting and Execution (IPPBE) activities, ensuring MMIG equities are advanced and key personnel such as SAMM, GMM and NGO’s are aware of activities requiring their attendance.
Establish effective communication between and personal interactions with key stakeholders, such as KC leaders and Portfolio Managers (PfM), in order to facilitate the PPBE process.
Prepare data for program analysis of key areas of interest for the SAMM, GMM and NGO’s, including GMR’s and IGMR.
Develop program recommendations, and reports in consultation with SAMM, GMM and NGO’s for use in key governance activities which further the mission of the MMIG, including the Mission Integration Board (MIB), the Program Integration Board Working Group (PIBWG) and Program Integration Board.
Assist SAMM, GMM and NGO with coordination of spend plan and execution plans changes within their assigned areas of interest.
Participate in the development and coordination of Unifying GEOINT Plans (UGP) and Integrated GEOINT Plans (IGP), in coordination with SAMM, GMM and NGO’s.
Conduct other planning, budgeting and policy activities as required to support the SAMM, GMM and NGO’s in developing and presenting recommendations for investments and divestments of activities in support of the Client’s mission.
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.


TS/SCI and CI Polygraph required.

Budget and program management experience within the Department of Defense, and Intelligence Community, including experience with the Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution Process (PPBE).
Demonstrated experience with budgeting activities.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related Business field.
Master degree in Accounting, Finance or related Business field (Desired)
Experience with NGA. (Desired)
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

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Requisition ID: 036825

Alexandria, VA
Alexandria, Virginia