Budget Analyst in Washington, DC at DCS

Date Posted: 9/5/2021

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Job Description

Provide Financial and Budget analyst support for HQMC Aviation at the Pentagon.

Essential Job Functions:

Participates in studies and analysis of material requirements and military force structures, comparisons of weapon systems, and weapon system mixes.

Uses empirical data, economic theory, organizational theory, decision analysis, and mathematical and statistical techniques to establish the comparative factors and alternatives available to the decision maker.

Provides support to associated staff sections and senior leaders, in the review and evaluation of studies and analyses completed by other agencies.

Reviews and evaluates systems cost estimates and provides analysis of life cycle costs.

Assists the decision maker in defining problems, identifying alternatives, and formulating recommendations.

Performs cost effectiveness and cost benefit analysis to support resource allocation decisions.

Performs technical liaison with other military and governmental agencies that conduct analytical or evaluation studies.

Evaluates sustainment and readiness improvement initiatives to determine budget and planning requirements which include; phasing, and budget appropriate category.

Computes optimized investment portfolio and performs sensitivity analysis of future year budget(s).

Prepare briefing materials for use at all echelons of budget review service, department, congressional).

Draft, edit, review and assist staff requirements documentation as directed.

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

Bachelor's degree plus 8 years of experience analyzing inputs for, reviewing, drafting, and/or staffing Navy and/or USMC requirements documents and supporting documentation or a Master's Degree plus 10 years of experience.

Secret security clearance required.

2 years of DoD Program Office acquisition, comptroller, or budget experience. 

Knowledge, understanding and experience with the Planning, Programming, Budgeting & Execution (PPB&E) process.

Knowledge, understanding, and experience with the Future Years Defense Program (FYDP) process.

Knowledge, understanding, and experience with the Program Objective Memorandum (POM) process.

Program / Budget Initiative System (PBIS) certification and/or recent user experience.

Understanding of DoN (OPNAV) and HQMC (Aviation) organizational structure, mission and roles.