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Financial Analyst - 28278 in Arlington, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 4/12/2019

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    Arlington, VA
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Job Description



Alion seeks a financial management/budget analyst to support of the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (OUSD(R&E)). The analyst will bring a working knowledge of the DoD financial systems and processes ranging from drafting long-term budgets, to monitoring and reporting obligations and expenditures.


  • Track and analyze the Planning, Programming, and Budgeting Execution (PPBE) cycle as it relates to the operating budget.
  • Collect and evaluate financial data and other information concerning obligations and expenditures to assist in determining budget requirements, drafting long-range budgets, and providing justifications for requested funding levels and execution.
  • Monitor overall program budget and develop execution and obligation briefings.
  • Performs analyst functions including data collection, interviews, data modeling, testing, and creation of performance measures to support project objectives; provide funding, forecasting, programming, budget information, execution status and funds reconciliations, using the Financial Management tools and systems.
  • Prepare Military Interdepartmental Purchase Request (MIPR), Sub-allocations, and Inter-Agency Agreement funding documents

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3+ years of experience in financial management/budget execution planning, monitoring, and reporting
  • Knowledge of the DoD financial systems infrastructure and procedures throughout all phases of the DoD PPBE system.
  • Experience using the Microsoft Office Suite with emphasis in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Active SECRET Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Highly preferred experience and skills in DoD acquisition and PPBE process at the DoD and/or service component Headquarters level. 
  • Knowledge of funding execution processes, DoD organization and structure, particularly R&D structure of Services and Combatant Commands COCOM(s) is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the Defense Agencies Initiative (DAI), Execution Management System (EMS), etc. 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

Diversity Statement


Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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