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Mid-level Financial Analyst

Huntsville, Alabama
Job Type
2 Sep 2022
MDW Associates is seeking a Mid-level Financial Analysts to work in support of our Missile Defense Agency (MDA) customer. The analysts for this position must be capable of applying managerial, technical, and business knowledge and judgment to DoD Business Operations for complex weapon systems. Post COVID restrictions, the full-time location for this position is in the Von Braun Complex, Redstone Arsenal, AL.

Essential job functions will include but may not be limited to:
  • Thorough understanding of DoD or MDA Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) process
  • Implementation of OSD PPBE guidance to develop budget justification documentation for the Program and Budget Review (PBR) and President's Budget (PB) for RDT&E, O&M, Procurement and MILCON appropriations
  • Working independently or as lead of a team to resolve issues and present solutions to senior leadership using business case analyses, "what if" drills, briefings, issue papers, resource reallocation, analysis of alternatives, etc.
  • Performing strategic planning, Business Case Analysis, Program Objective Memorandum (POM), and budget formulation (i.e. Congressional justification materials) under Government direction with federal funds execution in multiple appropriations
  • Understanding and application of relevant Financial Management Regulations and OMB Circular A-11
  • Justification and implementation of Above or Below Threshold Reprograming
  • Organize, analyze and consolidate financial data for program acquisition planning, reviews, and reporting
  • Tracking and reporting of Financial Execution spending rates against established internal and external controls using DoD and MDA databases
  • Maintaining financial databases of Agency's operating budget
  • Preparing and executing program funding requests (PRs, MIPR)
  • Defending the budget and spend plans to internal/external stakeholders by developing supporting products
  • Provide daily supervision and direction to support teams
  • Preparing analysis and evaluation of effectiveness of programs and operations and analyzing financial and budgetary trends
  • Preparing documents and briefings for review and use by DoD senior leadership
  • Being adept at learning and understanding the programmatic aspects of an agency and knowing which program element line is associated with what program and associated technical projects
  • Working independently to solve complex problems
Required Skills & Experience:
  • DoD budget and finance experience
  • Leading budget formulation efforts
  • Experience with PPBE process, POM, BES, Top Lines for S&T within DoD
  • Experience building accurate and defensible budgets for DoD offices
  • Knowledge of funding execution process
  • DoD organization structure
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and the MS Office product slate
Education Requirement/Required Years of Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in related field required and (5+) years of experience with a minimum of (2+) years within the DoD required
Clearance Requirement(s):
  • Candidates for this position must currently possess a U.S. Secret Clearance; Top Secret clearance is preferred
Company Description

Incorporated in 2012, MDW is a small business headquartered in Tysons, VA with offices in Huntsville, AL. We provide Federal government clients with consulting, management services, advisory and assistance services, decision support, strategic planning, process planning and improvement, task execution and metrics analysis. Our mission is to make our clients more successful by providing honest assessments, exceptional analysis, prudent advice, direct communication, and hard work.

Our core capabilities include:
  • Strategic Planning
  • Cost Estimating
  • Budget Programming and Justification
  • Budget Execution
  • Acquisition Management
  • Financial Systems Support & Integration
MDW Associates, LLC ("MDW") is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, covered veteran status, mental or physical disability, pregnancy or any other unlawful basis unrelated to the ability to do the job. MDW seeks to employ talented, ethical, and entrepreneurial-minded persons. Our applicants and employees are protected from discrimination as required by Federal law.

Additional Information

We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits and compensation package for our employees, including but not limited to:
  • Health
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Group Life Insurance/Long Term Disability/Short Term Disability
  • Retirement/401(k)
  • Flexible Leave Policy
All of your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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  • Job Reference: 702619016-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: MDW Associates
  • Location: Huntsville, Alabama
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Banking & Financial Services
  • Job Type: Permanent