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Senior Financial Management and Budgeting Consultant

Reston, USA
Closing date
Jul 14, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Family :
Finance & Accounting Consulting

Travel Required :

Clearance Required :
Active Top Secret SCI with Polygraph
What You Will Do :
Guidehouse is seeking a Senior Financial Management and Budgeting Consultant to join our project team in the Northern Virginia area. In this role, you will be responsible for supporting front office management with their financial strategy, plans, and budget functions. The customer organization oversees a large IT portfolio comprised of several systems, programs, and stakeholders so your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Supporting the Front Office in preparing materials for presentation to senior leadership and to external oversight entities, ensuring effective communication of the program's financial state.
  • Conducting both cyclical and ad-hoc analyses of budget data for timely response to internal and external inquiries using tools such as Excel, Tableau, and PowerBI.
  • Developing, maintaining, and reporting on budget execution trends of current year funding as compared against baseline and projections.
  • Maintaining and analyzing the program's spend plans and execution workbooks and tracking progress against plans.
  • Implementing Lean Portfolio Management and Lean Budgeting.
  • Supporting front office leadership in an array of strategic and tactical budget exercises and taskings, such as IPOMS, IPBS, CBJB, and internal and external data calls.
  • Identifying, designing, and implementing processes that transform the budget function and provide lasting change that positively improves operations, oversight, and transparency across an array of stakeholders.

What You Will Need :
  • An ACTIVE and CURRENT TOP SECRET/SCI federal security clearance with a Counterintelligence (CI) polygraph
  • Bachelor Degree
  • FIVE (5)+ years' of experience

What Would Be Nice To Have :
  • Flexibility, agility, and ability to work in a collaborative team environment as well as to work independently.
  • Self-motivated with innate organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple work streams against tight deadlines.
  • Comfort in functioning as both a business partner as well as a subject matter expert; ability to understand and weigh long- and short-term budget considerations; and to communicate complex budget information to different audiences.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to build relations with and communicate across all levels of staff and leadership, along with a variety of internal and external stakeholder groups.
  • Ability to use, analyze, and transform financial data from government sources in order to answer business questions, track key performance measures, and report out on financial standing.
  • Experience with the federal budget development cycle.
  • Prior knowledge of and experience in supporting client preparations for oversight briefings.
  • Experience in process improvement related specifically to federal finance and budgets.
  • Experience in both budget planning and budget execution.
  • Ability to incorporate feedback from various leadership and technical teams; experience fostering collaborative communication and project development.
  • Experience building project plans, status reports, and other content for executive leadership which promote efficient decision-making.

What We Offer :

Guidehouse 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.

Benefits include:
  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Student Loan PayDown
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program
  • Mobility Stipend

About Guidehouse
Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

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