Senior Budget Analyst (Remote) #3601

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GovCIO is a team of transformers–people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. We believe in making a difference by developing digital strategies and delivering the technology-related innovation that improves governmental operations each day.

But we can’t do it alone. We welcome and nurture an inclusive and diversified work culture. Because different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives make us better decision-makers, problem solvers, and creators. We’re changing the face of I.T. – from our diverse staff to the end-products we develop. And we’re excited to expand our team. Are you ready to be a transformer?

 

 

Job Overview

 

GovCIO is seeking a Senior Budget Analyst responsible for managing the annual operating budget of software development and sustainment Portfolio at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). This includes performing multi-year planning (MYP), developing an annual Budget Operating Plan (BOP), and creating acquisition packages for software product and service procurements.

 

Responsibilities

  • Support VA customers by developing and executing an annual Budget Operating Plan (BOP) for their Product Line, to include multi-year planning estimates and an acquisition strategy for procuring IT products and services within the obligated funding amounts
  • Coordinate the MYP activities including preparation of sub-project justification forms and budget narratives
  • Provide day-to-day tracking of execution year funding
  • Monitor development and sustainment funding and track executions status throughout the fiscal year (FY)
  • Prepare unfunded requirements (UFR) documentation including acquisition plans and timelines, funds required, and impacts if not funded; lead all efforts to secure funding for UFRs or develop alternative
  • Develop and update budget execution artifacts
  • Provide Earned Value Management (EVM) reports if applicable
  • Serve as the change control coordinator by supporting collaboration among the various product lines with regards to change request tracking; prepare inputs to Change Requests (CR) including justifications and coordinate review and approval
  • Provide acquisition support services throughout all phases of the contracting life cycle, including preparation of procurement documents package and advisory support in preparation of artifacts such as Statement of Objectives, Performance Work Statements, and cost estimates.
  • Execute market research activities necessary to collect and analyze information about capabilities within the market to satisfy Product Line procurement needs and advise VA customers on findings
  • Prepare, submit, and validate budget status reports and monthly “actuals” for inclusion in the monthly OMB IT Dashboard submission
  • Develop responses to budget and acquisition related data calls reporting requirements, and status reports such as status report of acquisitions and progress towards contract awards, status of funding obligations.
  • Prepare and review, in coordination with the VA customer, the projects budget and financial reports and budget execution schedules, including Mid- and end-of-year reviews and projected spend plans
  • Facilitate Weekly Acquisition/Budget meetings in areas including status of acquisitions and budget for all four quarters of the Fiscal Year, Unfunded Requirements (UFR), and emerging issues or blockers to budget and acquisition task
  • Proactively strategize and promote efficiencies across Projects and Product Line
  • Provide input to create standardized tools, templates, budget, and acquisition trackers to facilitate budget data responses to facilitate coverage other projects and PLs
  • Facilitate executive-level virtual meetings; prepare meeting agenda, capture meeting minutes, and track outcomes and action items
  • Work proactively and independently to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
  • Effectively create and maintain database tables, queries, and procedures, as required
  • Plan, monitor, and control relevant tasks outlined in the contract and statement of work
  • Maintain knowledge of Federal budget rules and regulations
  • Function as part of an integrated team sharing products, best practices, and information across the portfolio

Qualifications

 

Required Skills & Experience

  • Candidate must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems, Business or related scientific/technical discipline
  • Candidate must also have 8 years of experience; 4 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education
  • Financial artifact, forecasting, and research-related experience
  • Demonstrate understanding of responsibilities and policies associated with having access to financial data, including confidentiality
  • Experience developing and presenting executive-level reporting 
  • Skills with financial reporting software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with brevity and clarity
  • Federal employment or consulting experience
  • Ability to deliver on-time, meaningful outcomes, while coordinating multiple assignments, maintaining a positive attitude, and providing exemplary customer service
  • Familiarity with the Federal budget regulations and annual development cycle

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Experience working as a contractor or an employee for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
  • Experience with Jira, GitHub, or other applicable agile testing tools
  • Experience working in a consulting environment and understanding of client/customer relations

COVID Policy: New employees will be required to adhere to the Company’s and its clients’ COVID-19 safety procedures. In the event that the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for Federal Contractors is enforced, you must become fully vaccinated or request and be approved for an exemption. Employees working onsite at a client location must comply with our client’s COVID-19 requirements.

GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status. EOE AA M/ F/Vet/Disabled

Compensation Range (In compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act for remote or positions located in CO)

140,000 to 150,000

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