• Sr Financial Analyst

    Job Location US-VA-Arlington
    Posted Date 4 months ago(9/19/2018 3:48 PM)
  • Overview

    ACT I has been providing solutions for high profile military programs such as the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force's Joint Advanced Strike Technology (JAST)/Joint Strike Fighter/F-35, the U.S. Navy's F-16N Aggressor, and the U.S. Air Force's F-22 Raptor since 1998.  We are a recognized knowledge company providing trusted expertise and leadership excellence in support of defense and energy technical and life-cycle management solutions. 


    We are recruiting candidates to support the Joint Strike Fighter Program and it's Foreign Military Sales efforts and all the Joint Project Management Offices in anticipation of imminent contract award announcements.  


    The work to be performed shall provide support to the F-35 JPO in all aspects of cost analysis, EVM, and financial management.  Aspects of cost analysis include the estimation of future production and support costs for all three variants of the F-35, and prediction of future upgrade costs of emergent technologies throughout the entire program life cycle, including deployment, sustainment, and ultimate disposal.  


    EVM support consists of reviewing and analyzing F-35 prime contractor provided data to provide accurate forecasts of overall program performance to F-35 leadership. EVM provides indicators and forecasts of cost performance to determine if the program is over budget or under budget. Support will also provide schedule performance information which shows whether the program is behind schedule or ahead of schedule.  


    FM support consists of budget formulation, planning, execution, and closeout. Support will assist government personnel in ensuring F-35 IPTs are able to successfully plan and execute program goals. Support also includes the management of Comprehensive Cost and Requirement System (CCaRS) for the BFM directorate.  


    All personnel are required to have at least an INTERIM SECRET security clearance at, or before, the time of award (TOA).  Personnel shall be required to obtain a FINAL SECRET security clearance based upon an investigation current within the past five years within 140 days after TOA.  


    The main effort of work is located within the Washington District of Columbia (DC)/National Capital Region (NCR) and a portion on-site at the F-35 JPO site in Arlington, VA (Crystal City).  


    The purpose of this Task Order (TO) is to obtain contractor support to provide both US Government and FMS Customers and Security Cooperation Participants (SCP) Financial Management (FM) support services, allowing the F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO) to accomplish its critical mission of acquiring the next generation strike fighter for the United States Air Force (USAF); United States Navy (USN); United States Marine Corps (USMC); eight foreign partners as well as Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Security Cooperative Participants (SCP). FM disciplines include: Program Management, Budget Formulation, Execution, and Reconciliation. The FM support services provide direct support to the Business Financial Management (BFM) team. Program Executive Officer (PEO) Staff, Enterprise Planning, Program Operations, Communications, multiple Assistant Program Directors (APDs), Partners & FMS and the Air System Integrator (ASI) and associated Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) will be supported through this TO. Supported APDs include: Development, Production and Sustainment, Partners & FMS. ASI supported IPTs include, but are not limited to: Air Vehicle, ALIS, Joint Reprogramming Environment (JRE), Training, Avionics, Mission Planning, Propulsion, Software, Weapons, Modeling and Simulation, Support Equipment, Prognostic Health Monitoring.


    Description of Work:   The Sr. Financial Analyst will lead the ACT I team of Financial Managers and provide financial and/or accounting support to the activity Accounting Department, Budget Department, Financial Systems Department or Business Operations Department, and other organizational support elements and other activities. The Sr. Financial Analyst leads the execution of complex tasks and performs more complex analytical and evaluative work requiring a comprehensive knowledge of: (1) theory and principles; (2) financial and management organization, operations, and practices; (3) pertinent statutory or regulatory provisions; and (4) related basic economic, accounting, and legal principles. The Sr. Financial Analyst assists program/project personnel with financial tracking, budget formulation, execution and overall financial support. The Sr. Financial Analyst provides support with a variety of management activities, corporate initiatives, special projects, and data calls which could have significant impact on the organization and its business operations.


    Required Qualifications for the Position:
    • Possess an Interim Secret clearance
    • Knowledge of Security Assistance/Security Cooperation (SA/SC) programs to include the understanding of the FMS sales process from case development, implementation, execution, to closure, in accordance with the Security Assistance Management Manual (SAMM), DoD 5105.38-M.
    • M.S. or M.A. degree in a Business, Management, or Relevant Technical Discipline.
    o ALLOWABLE SUBSTITUTION: A B.S. or B.A. degree and an additional four (4) years of experience can be substituted for a M.S. or M.A. degree.
    • At least six (6) years financial management experience to include: financial analysis of business programs, development of cost estimates, program status reports, and demonstrated knowledge of DoD Federal Management Regulations (FMR), Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), PPBE.
    • Four (4) years of DoD procurement policies and procedures experience.
    • Knowledge of in-service fleet reporting and workload documentation and how to use those sources to evaluate logistics and maintenance alternatives.
    • Advanced knowledge of MS computer applications (Word, Access, PowerPoint, and Excel with emphasis in formulas, graphing, pivot tables).


    Desired Qualifications for the Position:
    • Demonstrated technical and administrative analysis of DoD or other agency projects, including financial management and the review of work products for correctness, quality, completeness, and follow through.



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    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

    EXECUTIVE ORDER 11246 Prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, or national origin and requires affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and employees treated, without regard to race, sex, color, genetic information, religion, or national origin. (Enforcement Agency: U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs).


    ACT I’s management strives to balance the need for competitive compensation packages while maintaining competitive pricing for its customers. Key aspects of ACT I’s compensation package for employees include medical and dental insurance, company 401(k) contributions, annual profit sharing, salary, vacation, education assistance, life insurance, and short/long term disability.

    RETIREMENT includes a Profit-Sharing Plan; a Safe Harbor Program; a 401k Program including pre-tax or post-tax deferrals with quarterly enrollment participation; and a Profit Sharing Program.

    Benefits include: LIFE and DISABILITY, MEDICAL and DENTAL; a CAFETERIA PLAN for a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Dependent Care Reimbursement/Health Reimbursement Account (HSA) IAW IRS limits; LEAVE (Vacation) including All Major Holidays, and Comprehensive Leave increasing with years of service.

    OTHER PROGRAMS include:

    • Tuition assistance & training/certification reimbursement available for job related professional development; and
    • Annual Performance Bonus Program for outstanding performance.

    Resumes will be reviewed immediately and candidates meeting the requirements will be contacted for further consideration and preliminary interviews.

    We are an equal opportunity employer.


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