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Financial/Budget Analyst 3

Government and Military

Budget Analyst


Dahlgren, Virginia, United States

Job Summary

Amentum is seeking a Financial/Budget Analyst 3 to support multiple government contracts based in our Dahlgren office.

Your analytical skills and ability to multi-task will allow you to grow by supporting different contracts and being a respected member of our team. You will be responsible for financial reporting, program/project control functions, and contract budgeting. You'll work closely with other financial analysts, project management and contracts personnel to manage contract financial performance. Additional duties include reconciling accounts receivable, compiling monthly financial progress reports, and supporting audit data calls. You'll perform a variety of tasks in a fast-paced, challenging environment that provides room for career growth and expansion.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Utilize familiarity with financial management, budgeting, project control, financial reporting and basic contract administration in a Government services contract environment.
  • Must be a decisive multi-tasker that can proactively track all financial data. Individual must be capable of forecasting cost information and predicting cost issues that need to be addressed with Program Managers and other Management as required.
  • Ensure program costs are collected correctly by maintaining active charge numbers, monitoring actual charges, and processing transfers when appropriate.
  • Measure performance against established budgets and analyze variances.
  • Maintain Project Tracking Spreadsheets and related documentation.
  • Monitor funding status providing reliable and timely notification of funding status with line item detail.
  • Prepare financial Contract Data Requirements (CDRL) for programs.
  • Ensure contractual requirements are met and Customer financial deliverables are accurate and on time.
  • Review and approve invoices for submission to customer. Monitor billing status and unbilled issues, work to resolve issues in a timely manner to manage DSO.
  • Carefully monitor program revenue and profit recognition to minimize risk to the entire organization. Analyze revenue and profit risks and opportunities on an ongoing basis.
  • Perform financial duties such as preparing month-end journal entries, assessing risk, reviewing hours and costs, understand indirect rate application, establishing and managing projects in the accounting system, ensuring accurate financial reporting.

Here at Amentum, we believe in fostering a sense of belonging. We welcome diversity, encourage growth and development, promote safety first, and believe curiosity is the spark for innovation. We take care of our employees who in turn take care of our customers, driving the success of our business.

This is a full‐time position, Monday through Friday. Flexible hours are available within core hours. This is a hybrid position with the requirement to report onsite as requested/required. This position is not eligible for relocation assistance.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in Business, Finance, Economics, or related field AND At least 5 years of job-related financial experience, or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Ability to multitask, work independently and effectively manage time
  • Ability to recognize and research issues and make recommendations/ decisions based on that research
  • Ability to work accurately under quick-turn-around deadlines
  • Due to the nature of the work, must be a U.S. citizen

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Deltek Costpoint and Cognos
  • Previous government contracting experience
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to perform detail-oriented work in a fast-paced environment
  • Positive, problem-solving attitude
  • Work well in a team environment, collaborating with others to accomplish company objectives