Senior Budget Analyst Consultant


On Site
Full Time


Budget management
Financial management
Resource allocation
Data Analysis
Resource planning
Team leadership
Project management
Change management
Professional services
Microsoft Office
Microsoft Excel
Personal development
Community development
Security clearance
Technical drafting
Business intelligence

Job Details

Job Family :
Finance & Accounting Consulting

Travel Required :
Up to 10%

Clearance Required :
Ability to Obtain Public Trust

What You Will Do :

As a Senior Consultant providing budget management services to our clients, you may expect to support a variety of budget-related activities. Examples include helping clients prepare and refine budget requests, prepare input in support of performance plans, enter and monitor appropriation / apportionment / allotment / allocation balances, support funds control and/or budget execution activities, and assist with budgetary reporting matters.

Your responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Coordination with government and contract personnel to assist in executing budgeting and financial management processes within the client's internal and external office including the Resource Allocation Plan (RAP), development of requirements, etc. and improve the program's budget execution reporting
  • Drafting communications for stakeholders and various strategic and/or implementation plans
  • Documentation development including presentation materials, business workflow and process guidance development and maintenance, workflow and process adherence monitoring, meeting coordination (agendas/minutes), and data call response coordination and issuance
  • Communication responsibilities associated with budget justification of current funding levels as well as support of future funding requirements
  • Leveraging data analysis skills to improve budget operations and produce various budgetary and financial management reports (bi-weekly, monthly, ad hoc)
  • Providing support to ad hoc client requirements and delivering on ad hoc client requests, to include resource planning, automation, execution, etc.
  • Participating in meetings with client and team to understand project / program objectives and challenges regarding client's budget and finance operations
  • Working with a team to develop solutions to solve process and policy challenges for clients
  • Understanding strengths / weaknesses of existing data sets and data handling practices, and propose ideas and solutions to help the team and client more efficiently and effectively manage and report data
  • Leading implementation of accepted recommendations and solutions
  • Presenting updated deliverables and work products to team leadership and client, making complex concepts simple
  • Being adaptable to changing client requirements and asks and be able to work closely with project leadership to solve challenges
  • Demonstrating an ability to learn new skills, challenge yourself, and increase your capabilities and competencies

What You Will Need :
  • ship and the ability to obtain and maintain a federal Public Trust
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Eight (8) or more years of relevant budget/financial management and strategic change management experience
  • Knowledge of the Federal budget cycle
  • Possess the professional services and business skills to conduct budget, financial, and resource allocation support
  • Excellent communication skills that demonstrate fluency with numbers and written narratives
  • Significant proficiency in Microsoft suite of communication products, most notably Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Power Point
  • Experience in supporting executive-level Federal clients (Divisional level and above)
  • Possess a technical mindset to quickly learn about current and emerging client requirements and business/technical responsibilities

What Would Be Nice To Have :
  • Direct experience or familiarity with DHS financial and operational data
  • Previous experience with the PPBE process (e.g., RAP, UFR, OMBJ Narratives, Spend Plan Development)

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.

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