Senior Financial Analyst

Do you have experience managing and analyzing budgets for cyber or IT services?

Have you managed accounting for IT organizations? 

Do you know about federal financials?

As a Senior Cybersecurity Financial Analyst, you will be responsible for the financial management of the enterprise cybersecurity funding in support of services and programs operated within the Chief Information Officer (CIO) organization under the Associate CIO for Enterprise Cybersecurity, whose activities include budgeting and forecasting, as well as the review, maintenance and improvement of budgetary practices and financial analysis to mature the access, clarity, traceability, and control of financial data.

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Position Summary:

Hill Associates Corporation is seeking an IT Financial Analyst (Senior-level) to join our team supporting the IO group within the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) at a Washington, D.C. cabinet-level federal agency. The IT Financial Analyst (senior) will lead a team of two, and provide financial analysis in support of business planning and development of cybersecurity solutions for the IO organization’s service portfolio.  In addition, this position will be responsible for integrating cyber financials with the Technology Business Management (TBM) framework to provide full transparency for the cost of IO-provided cyber services.

The position will interface with a variety of senior federal government employees and contractor stakeholders. The candidate must have excellent analytical, written, and verbal communication skills, work independently, be capable of working within teams, be highly self-motivated, and have superior MS Office skills (MS Excel) expertise.  Interface requirements include, but are not limited to, interactions with senior government officials, customer liaisons, business operations staff, technical staff, vendors, subcontractors, and Contracting Officer’s Representatives (CORs).

This role will require financial experience with broad responsibilities for a variety of financial support components including business and cost modeling using MS Excel; IT budget formulation and development; and execution and spend management.

This position requires U.S. Citizenship.  The candidate must have the ability to obtain and maintain a public trust suitability clearance.  Remote-based work is currently supported due to COVID- 19.  The physical work location is in downtown Washington, DC on Pennsylvania Avenue, with parking and/or a two-block walk to Metro.  Upon the federal government’s return t work, we anticipate this position will have flexible work options including both in office and remote.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead and support the development, planning, communication, analysis, and assessment activities for the Infrastructure Business Operations team.
  • Perform as task order lead, providing recurring program status on task order accomplishments and deliverables to government and Hill Associates stakeholders.
  • Prepare and provide monthly budget status presentations, and keep key government leadership aware of program status and availability of funds.
  • Prepare and integrate program budgets into a consolidated organizational budget.
  • Work in close coordination with contractor and federal personnel to review budget requests and estimate future financial needs.
  • Support financial activities related to the development and execution of spending plans, operating plans, budgets, and budget execution within Federal entities.
  • Develop plans and strategies for the communication of spending plans, operating plans, budget execution, and all other budget-related reports, plans, and topics
  • Support the development of policy, plans, strategies, and standard operating procedures (SOPs) in creating, managing, and communicating all budget-related reports, plans, and topics.
  • Review and define budget policy and processes to address the availability and access to budgetary data, understandability of the data for those in non-budgetary roles, the traceability of data, and the version control of data.
  • Review budget proposals for completeness, accuracy, traceability, and compliance with federal regulations.
  • Monitor and adjust organizational spending to ensure it complies with the budget.
  • Utilize spreadsheets along with budgeting, statistical analysis, and database software to understand options and provide accurate and up-to-date information.

Requirements:

  • Professional experience of at least 8 years.
  • Prior experience in programs of similar size, scope, and complexity in a Federal Government environment
  • Highly proficient experience with MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, with demonstrated use of these tools to model business practices and financial constructs.
  • Experience with business analysis, methods, and supporting toolsets.
  • Experience in financial modeling and analysis of large-scale IT infrastructures, applications, or cyber services in either the commercial or public sector.
  • Ability to work in complex situations with varying degrees of ambiguity and change as the cybersecurity market continues to evolve and mature.
  • Polished written and oral communication skills.
  • Critical and creative thinker with superior attention to detail, with strong analytic and quantitative skills.

Desired Experience:

  • Advanced degree (Bachelor or Master’s) in finance, accounting, economics, mathematics, information technology, or related field.
  • Superior analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Direct experience with Federal Government financials.
  • Familiarity with federal funding constructs to include:  appropriations, Working Capital Funds (WCF), and Franchise Funds.
  • Knowledge of the federal government Cybersecurity Enhancement Account (CEA)
  • Technical Business Management (TBM) experience.
  • Familiarity with federal government procurement processes and practices.
  • Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM), Certified Public Finance Officer (CPFO), or other certification related to federal financials.

What We Can Offer You

Hill Associates is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions will be made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or other characteristics protected by law.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Hill Associates Recruiting Team at 202-656-6505 or via email at careers@hillasc.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Hill Associates offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.