Kenjya-Trusant is seeking a candidate to fill the role of Budget Analyst for U.S. Department of State Diplomatic & Consular Programs who is capable of and will:
Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities:
- Manage and coordinate an operating funds budget by providing oversight and monitoring of those funds using Data Warehouse Reports and the Global Financial Management System.
- Develop creative techniques that will best utilize his/her time in monitoring all of the Diplomatic and Consular Programs funding that is being disbursed through the Global Financial Management System (GFMS).
- Approve for Payment Invoices and tracks the status of those invoices when inquiries are made for non-payment.
- Work with the Office of Acquisitions on closing out contracts assigned to organizations that have completed the assignments for the United States Government.
- Maintain the Bureau’s Personnel Funding by tracking the costs using the CAPPS report and provide transfer of labor for charges where the bureau is receiving funds back.
- Reviews and approves documents submitted through the Department’s Integrated Linguistic Management System (ILMS) to establish contracts issued by Office of Acquisitions.
- Responsible for coordination of meetings with the Democracy Human Rights and Labor Director’s and Deputy Director’s to review their programs and provide balances to help them to manage their programs.
- Meet with Senior Manager’s at all levels to discuss the Bureau’s Operating Funds and to assist with financial planning of those funds.
- Reviews all prior year accounts and close out where applicable.
- Reviews and provide updates to the Unliquidated Obligations report for the department mandated requirements.
- Strategic Planning: The incumbent should have knowledge and understanding of how to generate reports in the data warehouse application for AD Hoc reconciliation, to perform comparative research on particular accounts that maybe overstated or understated and preparation for year-end closing of five (5) different appropriations some of which may be earmarked by Congress. Due to increasing changes in the IT technology industry, some of the system applications have been replaced and others recently enhanced so having a skills in Information Technology would be a significant bonus for the incumbent. There are various software applications used to approve payment requests, reconcile discrepancies against the obligations and commitments generated in the Financial Management Division.
- Incumbent must be creative in venturing towards different styles of tracking and monitoring payments through the Global Financial Management System (GFMS) by designing intricate Excel spreadsheets. This creativity would aid to managing the high volume of payment requests also a new method would allow any approver to authorize a payment drawn-down requests without pulling the working files and manage their time effectively.
- Incumbent must have some knowledge of reconciling the (FFR-425) Federal Financial Reports that replaced OMB standard form 424 and that are generated by the award recipient on funding received during any given fiscal year. The individual would be responsible for working with HHS Accountant in reconciling the out of balance accounts that exist in the Payment Management System (PMS) before closing out and during mid- year review of all awards.
- Incumbent must demonstrate quick thinking in resolving account discrepancies that are system related and the ability to pinpoint problems that are associated with having multiple financial systems. Also have the ability to develop a good understanding of the foreign assistance legislative authority that governs Democracy Human Rights and Labor office (DRL) programs.
- Incumbent must be flexible in taking on additional assignments during the absence of manager with little or no supervision. The incumbent is required to periodically contact the organization accounts receivable office to collaborate during the reconciliations process.
- The incumbent must be flexible in working overtime during the seasonal time of preparing for year- end closing and certification of multiple reports at the final stages of closeout.
- Applies internal control measures to protect organizational integrity and prevent unauthorized use or misappropriation of sensitive and classified material; reports instances of security violations/problems to the appropriate supervisory/management official; assumes full responsibility for safeguarding all classified and sensitive (but unclassified) material and equipment in assignment area(s).
- The contractor shall have the following skills:
- Knowledge of Bureau and Department goals, objectives, programs and relationships to provide expert analytical and advisory services that are responsive to the mission requirements of the organization. This would include the flexibility and capability to map, analyze, and implement the planned strategies and coordinate activities across organizational lines associated with the implementation of these goals.
- An advanced understanding in one the following fields: international relations, political science, history, public administration, economics, and linguistics/languages. A graduate degree is preferable.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills. Candidate should be able to furnish, upon request, copies of previous publications or written products. Previous experience writing within the Federal Government is essential.
- At least four years of experience working at a foreign affairs agency or international non-governmental organization working on issues related to international science, technology and innovation.
Clearance Requirement -
- A graduate degree is preferable.
THE KENJYA-TRUSANT GROUP, LLC is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business that was established in 2015 as a merger between The Kenjya Group, Inc. and Trusant Technologies, LLC. Our mission is to implement, support and protect the nation’s advanced technology systems, business processes and high-technology facilities. Working with the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, the Intelligence Community, state and local governments, and commercial clients, Kenjya-Trusant provides cyber protection, information technology, engineering, construction management and acquisition support services. We are a small company with big company benefits, including Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, Bonus Potential, Flexible Spending Account, Life Insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability, Paid Time Off, and a culture of teamwork and continuous learning. Come grow with us!
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