Senior Financial Manager in Bedford, MA at DCS

Date Posted: 2/6/2024

Job Snapshot

Job Description

DCS Corp has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Financial Manager providing support to the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/PEO Digital Directorate (AFLCMC/HB). The Air Force Program Execution Office for PEO Digital (AFPEO/HB) has the collective Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) mission responsibility to manage and execute the modernization, development, testing, production, fielding, and sustainment of the PEO Digital portfolio, which includes over 130 programs for the United States Air Force (USAF) and foreign allies. AFLCMC/PEO Digital Directorate is headquartered at Hanscom Air Force Base, MA with geographically separated operating units CONUS and OCONUS.

This is a full time position located in Hanscom AFB, MA.

Essential Job Functions:

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Advise or assist with the development of program-specific funds management documentation, and/or assist in the execution of automated models and control techniques to aid decision making; this may include, but are not limited to generating funding, forecasting, programming, and budget information and documentation using applicable databases and software.
  • Prepare, develop and/or assist with financial input to various events, such as, but not limited to Budget Execution Reviews, Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBR), Milestone Decision Reviews, Monthly Activity Reports (MAR), PMR, and risk assessments.
  • Draft financial data documentation for submission to the Government financial lead/analyst such as but not limited to Procurement Documents, Research Development Test and Evaluation Documents and Program Objective Memorandum (POM).
  • Draft a variety of funding documents in support of unit/organizational programs such as but not limited to Purchase Requests, Military Interdepartmental Purchase Requests, project orders and other financial documents IAW FM policy and regulations.
  • Generate, maintain and document an independent audit trail to track, record, and report the status of each funding document to ensure proper use of all funds (active, expired, and cancelled); submit to Government financial lead/analyst for approval/review.
  • Perform research and analysis for accounting related issues using a variety of on-line query systems and tools, including but not limited to CRIS, Wide Area Workflow (WAWF), and Comprehensive Cost and Reporting System (CCaRS).
  • Maintain the financial database, input financial and contracting data, and extract ad hoc reports.
  • Assist, research, and advise on interpretation and application of law, regulations, policies and practices related to FM based on changes in law and policy.
  • Analyzes intersection between cost and budget, and advises during POM and Congressional budget documentation preparation and process.
  • Contribute to PEM/Congressional Staffer reviews, Congressional Requests for Information (RFI), as well as various Air Force level execution reviews and exercises.
  • Track status and provide interpretation of Automated Budget Interactive Data Environment System (ABIDES), RAPIDS, and Congressional committees and conference results, and National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) enacted to ensure accurate presentation of overall financial position, identifying issues and strategies for resolution of issues.
  • Assimilates and assesses practices across the divisions and geographically separated units for integrated and consistent application.
  • Analyze processes and techniques to makes recommendations and provides options for improvements.
  • Maintain a copy and perform monthly delivery reporting on FMS cases to ensure timely notification of financial status, assist in processing Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) amendments and modifications, and possible realignment of funding of softcopy of the monthly DOSRs and CCRs in support of programmatic analysis.
  • Contribute to Air Force Security Assistance Center and FZAS Program Element Monitor/Congressional staffer reviews, financial Congressional requests for information, as well as various Air Force level execution reviews and exercises.
  • Track status and provide interpretation of Letters of Request (LOR)/LOAs ABIDES, RAPIDS, and Congressional committees and conference results, and NDAA enacted to ensure accurate presentation of overall financial position, identifying issues and strategies for resolution of issues.
  • Assist with development of Program Objective Memorandum (POM), Budget Estimate Submission (BES) and President’s Budget (PB) positions, and current year obligation and expenditure forecasts.
  • Facilitate Budget Control Board (BCB) meetings and advise Program Managers regarding approval of budget allocation plans.
  • Provide advice regarding year-end financial closeout procedures, Unliquidated Obligations (ULO) / Negative Unliquidated Obligations (NULOs), Defense Financial Accounting System (DFAS) peculiar payment and accounting processes.
  • Assist with contract payment and funding reconciliation; entering, retrieving and reconciling Accounting and Finance data systems such as CCaRS, ABSS, Wide Area Work Flow (WAWF), Mechanization of Contract Administration Services (MOCAS), Integrated Accounts Payable System (IAPS), etc.
  • Interface with and advise internal program office customers and IPT leads and project managers on financial status of their programs in both pre- and post-award program phases; and review and analyze prime and subcontractor financial processes for efficiency and adequacy to meet program requirements for Government approval.
  • Assist with development, maintenance and coordination of acquisition financial reports, Defense Acquisition Executive Summaries, Budget Documents (R, P-Docs) and other budget reports as needed. Includes Foreign Military Sales (FMS) case development/closure and Integrated Weapons System Management processes. FMS support shall include Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA), Pre-LOA, Amendment and Modification development; and preparation of case manpower requirements packages and Statements of Work/Objectives.
  • Assist with financial and budget support for current and prior year funds. Includes providing funding, forecasting, programming, and budget information using new and existing databases and software; maintaining cognizance of the status of approved, deferred and released funds; preparing financial information for the preparation and execution of PRs, MIPRs, project orders, or other financial documents; and correcting posting errors in cost accounting or financial records.
  • Assist with Earned Value Management (EVM) System Implementation and Analysis.
  • Prepare and coordinate responses to requests for information from external organizations.
  • Perform economic, budget, and financial analyses to include obligations and expenditure forecasting.
  • Develop funds management, status tracking, automated models, and control techniques.
  • Develop System Access Requests (SARs), Defense Acquisition Summaries, and other periodic summaries and updates (e.g., Weekly Activity Reports (WARs) and MARs.
  • Execute FMS case development/closure and Integrated Weapons System Management processes.
  • Develop handbooks and training materials for computer based financial management training.
  • Provide funding, forecasting, programming, and budget information using new or existing databases and software.
  • Maintain cognizance of the status of approved, deferred, and released funds.
  • Maintain cognizance of various program funds, and provide financial information for the preparation and execution of Purchase Request (PRs), Military Interdepartmental Purchase Request (MIPRs), project orders, or other financial documents.
  • Identify and correct posting errors in cost accounting or financial records.
  • Conduct various types of specialized cost research efforts to enhance cost analysis and estimating capabilities. These efforts may address such areas as, but are not limited to: data collection and analysis; program cost growth factor analysis; development of Cost Estimating Relationships (CERS); development of, or calibration of, cost models including expert system applications; development of automated cost related data storage and retrieval systems; development of cost related handbooks; and training courses (including computer- based training).
  • Perform various cost estimating activities in support of all program phases including, but not limited to: most probable cost estimates; inputs to cost impact/schedule risk assessments for source selection evaluation; cost analyses concurrent to the acquisition process; economic analyses; and probabilistic cost, schedule, technical, and programmatic risk assessments for Independent Review Teams and Component Cost Analysis (CCA) and AOAs.
  • Provide support in areas such as, but not limited to: Integrated Baseline Review (IBR) team planning; participation and training of IBR teams; performance analysis support to program offices; work breakdown structure development; and development of handbooks and training courses (including computer-based training) in the areas of EVM system implementation and analysis.
  • Evaluate cost or Contractor reducibility enhancement programs and proposals. Estimate potential savings at gross and net levels after consideration of all investment costs and Contractor incentive payments. Provide recommendations.
  • Analyze and evaluate proposals and provide recommendations with supporting rationale.
  • Analyze nonrecurring or implementation cost elements and provide recommendations.
  • Assist in developing methods or models for projecting costs from build-up to production rate; hypothesize impact of not producing at capacity.

Required Skills:

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

A High School Diploma plus 15 years of experience, 8 of which must be in the DoD or a Bachelors Degree plus 12 years of experience, 5 of which must be in a the DoD.

Secret Security clearance.

Desired Skills:

Experience in CCaRS, FM-Suite, Advana, CRIS, BQ, MOCAS, EDA and WAWF preferred.

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