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3221 - Financial Analyst

Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland
Top Secret


We are seeking a Program/Financial Analyst with experience in Special Access Programs (SAP) to provide support for a DoD program. The ideal candidate has budget knowledge, strong communication skills, previous experience in a similar role, and is enthusiastic about being part of a mission-critical team.


  • Analyze financial and/or budget requirements covering all aspects of resource management programs.
  • Apply extensive technical knowledge in analyzing management systems and in identifying and resolving complex issues related to functional financial areas.
  • Analyzes data, compiles facts and information, and provides technical advice to customers.
  • Utilize automated systems such as General Fund Enterprise Business System (GFEBS) to provide financial data collection and execution.
  • Assignments may involve developing resource documents, conducting studies to compare current findings with historical data, monitoring an organization's resource allocations.
  • Monitor resource allocations for the organization.
  • Perform budget analysis of financial programs with high visibility such as congressional budget line items; the impact of changes in legislative or regulatory requirements; consideration of long-range program goals and objectives.
  • Analyzes interrelated issues of effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity affecting major administrative programs/projects of an agency.
  • Provide financial management guidance to customers in accordance with regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • 5 years of experience in GFEBS with working knowledge of SAP for one or more of the following GFEBS
  • Process Areas: Financials, Funds Management, Cost Management, Spending Chain, Reimbursables, and Property, Plant and Equipment
  • Working knowledge of Research, Development, Testing & Evaluation (RDTE), Operation and Maintenance, Army (OMA) & Other Procurement, Army (OPA) appropriations
  • 5 years of budget planning and execution, and program management experience
  • 5 years of experience in requirements definition, work planning, budget control, and communications with COTR, COR, and other program officials
  • 5 years of experience planning, directing, and coordinating administrative activities and program control
  • Understanding of financial management laws & regulations
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with Government Accounting systems, for example, Financial Integrated Report Environment (FIRE), Logistics Modernization Program (LMP), Wide Area Workflow (WAWF), Mechanization of Contract Administration Services (MOCAS), Shared Data Warehouse (SDW), and Defense Travel Systems (DTS).
  • Knowledge of Military Interdepartmental Purchase Requests (MIPRs), 7600 Support Agreements, and incremental funding
  • Experience creating Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and obligations reimbursable and direct cite (PO), researching and reconcile Unliquidated obligations (ULOs)
  • Knowledge of Automated Time and Attendance Production System (ATAAPS) and Labor accountability
  • Must possess effective time management skills and the ability to multi-task across priorities and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, and organization skills
  • Must possess exceptional customer service skills and the ability to interface with customers, division team members, and all levels of management
  • Must have strong experience working with financial data in Excel -- developing financial models and tracking financial data.
  • Proficient skills in other Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook)


  • Experience working with Federal clients
  • Ability to execute in an Army Financial system (i.e GFEBS) and monitor execution thru reports to ensure programs are meeting Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) goals
  • 5 years of facilitation, training, coaching, or mentoring experience in SAP is desired
  • Experience in initiating support agreements
  • Defense Travel System experience


  • Top Secret minimum