Financial Analyst (Secret Clearance)

  • Fort Belvoir, VA, USA
  • Full-time
  • Clearance: Secret

Company Description

At RED GATE we do everything we can to serve our clients:

Using the right technical skills, unique methodologies, best practices, and integrated technology, we help clients implement bold solutions. New approaches to emerging and evolving threats. Non-traditional ways to overcome entrenched obstacles. Advantage through opportunity. If you have a serious challenge or problem, we can help you solve it.  The below job description provides details on how this role will help to serve our clients.

Job Description

The Department of Defense’s (DoD) CTR Program is a threat based, counter-weapons of mass destruction (CWMD) program, and the Department works cooperatively with allies and partners to reduce or eliminate WMD threats. The DoD’s CTR Program is guided by the 2017 National Security Strategy, 2018 National Defense Strategy, and the DoD Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Strategy. Its primary purpose is to reduce and eliminate WMD threats. The cooperative nature of the DoD’s CTR activities yields a secondary benefit of strengthening regional alliances, deepening existing partnerships, and attracting new partners. Consequently, the DoD, through the CTR Program, has helped create a network of likeminded allies and partners with increased threat reduction capabilities that contribute and advance the interests and security of the United States of America.

The CTR Program directly supports United States (U.S.) national security objectives and initiatives by:

1.      Facilitating—

a.      the safe and secure transportation and storage of nuclear weapons, nuclear weapons- usable or high-threat radiological materials, nuclear weapons components, and associated delivery vehicles; and

b.      the elimination of nuclear weapons, nuclear weapons components, and nuclear weapons delivery vehicles.

2.      Preventing the proliferation of nuclear and chemical weapons, weapons components, and weapons-related materials, technology, and expertise.

3.      Preventing the proliferation of biological weapons, weapons components, and weapons-related materials, technology, and expertise, which may include activities that facilitate detection and reporting of highly pathogenic diseases or other diseases that are associated with or that could be used as an early warning mechanism for disease outbreaks that could affect the Armed Forces of the United States or allies of the United States, regardless of whether such diseases are caused by biological weapons.

4.      Preventing the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction-related materials, including materials, equipment, and technology that could be used for the design, development, production, or use of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons and the means of delivery of such weapons.

5.      Carrying out military-to-military and defense contacts for advancing the mission of the Program.

Responsibilities

The Financial Analysis Consultant supports DOD Agency finance activities. Responsibilities for the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Utilize business analytics system to extract data/verify historical data/create reports as needed.
  • O&M funding - track obligations and de-obligations.
  • Pull data for program semi-annual data for reports (end of June/December).
  • Update the financial charts for the business meeting.
  • Update the Funding Profile as needed/ reconcile data provided by Financial Management team.
  • Year-end reporting - create year-end financial results.
  • Year-end cumulative investment chart - create results.
  • Update the SharePoint site/upload data/maintain the Budget.
  • Analyze financial data by Program (as needed).
  • Review the Bi-Monthly Business Meeting Slides - validate the financial information is correct.
  • Produce the weekly Financial Ops Report.
  • Pull and validate the financial information for input into reports such as the Annual Report to Congress.
  • Support Annual Spend Plan preliminary in July - Create Excel files for Spend Plan brief.
  • Input into the Spend Plan briefing for Sr. Leadership.
  • Weekly run report for WAT Spend Plan - compare DAI obligations to WAT awards.
  • Update Excel files with current data.
  • For the Bi-monthly Agency Business Meeting - review WAT Business slides for accuracy/ review finance slides for accuracy.
  • Audit the WAT data for data accuracy for departmental programs and other programs.
  • Review cost model data is in alignment with actual obligations/expenditures in integrated financial management system's financial data.
  • Provide custom data pulls for request contract Obligations and Unliquidated Obligations (ULO).
  • Ad Hoc reports as needed.

Qualifications

Education/Experience: The candidate must possess a bachelor's degree and over 5 years of relevant experience. 

  • Experience working with the U.S. government financial data and spend plans.
  • Experience with Excel and financial analysis tools.
  • SECRET clearance or higher, or eligibility to receive a SECRET clearance or higher. 

Desired Skills/Qualifications

  • Education/Experience:
  • A bachelor's degree and over 10 years of relevant experience.
  • Experience working with DoD.
  • Experience with ADVANA, DAI, and SharePoint. 
  • Excellent communication, written, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects which includes prioritizing, tracking, attention to detail, follow-up and follow-through to project completion.
  • Flexibility/adaptability to work in a fast-paced environment.

TRAVEL: Up to 15%

Additional Information

The Red Gate Group, Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The Red Gate Group, Ltd. considers applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law. Know Your Rights

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