Senior Financial Program Analyst


The Senior Financial Program Analyst performs complex analysis of Acquisition Programs.

  • Responsible for compilation and reporting of programs and budgets, preparing presentations and other materials to support the NSA and DoD programming and budgeting processes, and preparing program/project and budget information for submission to the Office of the Director, National Intelligence (ODNI), Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) and Congress
  • Prepares tasking requests, point papers, briefing charts, spreadsheets, memos, and other documents within prescribed timelines for review and analysis
  • Interprets requests for data and facts; acquire, analyze, and prepare presentations of program/project and budget data for use in program/project decision-making
  • Analyzes funding requirements combined with execution history to develop concise descriptions of impacts and alternatives
  • Assists management with strategic business planning based upon departmental and congressional guidance, internal senior level direction, trends, forecasts and best practices from industry, academia and other governmental agencies, and requirements/needs generated from within


Qualifications include:

  • Ten (10) years of demonstrated combined experience in federal government acquisition disciplines, budget, finance, accounting, analysis and execution, in progressively more responsible assignments
  • Five (5) years of demonstrated experience in typical program control functions for DoD acquisition programs
  • Five (5) years of demonstrated experience working with the DoD Planning Programming Estimating System (PPBE) process
  • Five (5) years of demonstrated experience in the preparation of reports that reflect programs/project status in areas of cost, schedule and performance
  • Five (5) years of demonstrated experience in budget planning, budget preparation and budget execution for acquisition programs. Must show experience in presenting program/project information to senior level decision- makers
  • A Bachelors Degree in a finance related discipline from an accredited college or university
  • In lieu of a Bachelor's Degree, four (4) years professional experience or professional certification in DAWIA or similar discipline in the program management, acquisition management or finance related fields