PBG Consulting

Budget Analyst

Proposal Writer

PBG is a leading small business provider specializing in a broad array of Program Management, Operations, and Information Technology (IT) services to federal, state, local, commercial, and nonprofit organizations. Our expertise delivering innovative solutions to unique challenges spans across the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. PBG draws upon its deep expertise, in-depth knowledge, and industry-best practices in the areas of IT, Operations, and Project, Program, and Portfolio Management to develop scalable solutions for managing complex issues.

We have successfully built a company culture based on our single most important asset - our employees. At PBG we are passionate about employee engagement and make it our business to provide our employees a range of challenging and rewarding opportunities that align with business strategy, promote team work and inspire innovation. A job is where you are spending most of your day, so PBG believes in making it a fun, collaborative and productive environment. We want our employees to have the opportunity to grow and be part of a company that is making a lasting contribution to our customers.


Our IT Management Consulting Group is growing and we’re currently seeking an experienced Budget Analyst to support the planning, implementation, production, and delivery of a budget formulation schedule. Analyze the preparation and dissemination of programmatic guidance, advice, and all necessary templates to ensure budget justification materials are accurate and complete. Review documents for technical correction and edits for the development of congressional testimony, budget presentations, issue papers, and talking points and review, monitor, and summarize Congressional budget actions and legislation.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support related to budget formulation justification, presentation execution and review

  • Assist in developing cost estimates based on level of effort, travel, and equipment

  • Generate financial forecasts and tracking the flow and status of funds obligations, reimbursements and other financial data

  • Maintain electronic files and versions of budgets submitted

  • Develop monthly presentations for the Diplomatic Security Resource Board.

  • Interface with the Department of State and central systems CFOs

  • Provide variance analysis of costs incurred against spend plans on a monthly basis

  • Assist in preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual spend plans.

  • Experience with:

  • Planning, Programming, Budget and Execution (PPBE) budget cycle activities, including Congressional Budget Justification Book (CBJB) and Integrated Planning and Budget System (IPBS)

  • Managing and tailoring Excel spreadsheets, including developing PowerPoint presentations

  • Budget formulation, analysis, and evaluation of execution

  • Non-DoD federal agency financial management and budget execution

  • Using complex financial management systems or other non-DoD federal financial management systems

  • Ability to learn new systems quickly and prioritize and complete tasks with time-sensitive deadlines

  • Assist in preparing executive correspondence by reviewing documents for technical corrections and edits and managing portfolios for performance management and cross-program analysis to ensure requirements are being addressed and gaps are being closed.

  • Consolidate and summarize budget execution in written reports and conduct analysis to help identify issues and trends affecting budget execution.

  • Maintain responsibility for providing analytical support to complex budget projects and dealing with major department heads directly.

  • Develop annual schedules for budget preparation, analyze budget variance reports, and follow up on remedial actions.

  • Audit vouchers and expense accounts and analyze the installation of budgetary control systems.

  • Analyze budget formulation and execution, identifying and researching anomalies or problems, generating reports, and processing large volumes of complex data rapidly and accurately.

  • Translate highly technical and programmatic data into actionable reporting appropriate for senior and non-technical readers.


Required Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI with security clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS)

  • Expert with MS Office Suite - Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.

  • Proficiency in collaboration and delegation of duties

  • Strong organizational, project management and problem-solving skills with impeccable multi-tasking abilities

  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills.

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities.

  • Self-starter with the ability to work as a team player or independently in a fast-paced environment.

  • Demonstrate outstanding level of professionalism in providing client support, including ability to exercise good judgment, discretion, tact, and diplomacy.

  • Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information.

  • Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients and vendors.


PBG celebrates diversity and is proud to provide Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetics, disability, or protected veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, PBG complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.


Disclaimer

This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential job functions but is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all activities, duties and responsibilities required by the job incumbent. Nothing in the herein restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.