Budget Analyst (Defense Travel Administrator) in Washington, DC at CALIBRE

Date Posted: 2/12/2018

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Job Description

CALIBRE Systems Inc., an employee-owned Management Consulting and Information Technology Services company is looking for a Budget Analyst to provide analysis and execution activities as a Defense Travel Administrator (DTA) for the HQDA, Deputy Chief of Staff (DCS), G2. The DCS, G-2 serves as the Secretary of the Army’s Principal Military Adviser on Intelligence and the Army’s Senior Agency Official for Information, Personnel, Industrial Security and is the Army’s Principal Foreign Disclosure Authority. Additionally, the DCS, G-2 serves as the Principal Army Staff Advisor to the Army Chief of Staff on Army Intelligence Activities. The successful candidate will be responsible to analyze collected data, document data errors, apply timely corrective measures, perform operational and financial internal controls, resolve issues in a timely manner, and produce reports as required. Specific duties include, but are not limited to, receiving, recording, documenting and validating travel documents, processing all types of travel related transactions, and researching complex accounting data to reconcile accounts.

  • Act as an Organizational Defense Travel Administrator (ODTA) responsible for the daily administration of the Defense Travel System (DTS) at the organizational level;
  • Provide recommendations on travel business processes, interpretation of regulations and guidance, and travel trends;
  • Review, monitor and assess requests for official travel;
  • Update and document changes to the appropriate Policy directives and implementing instructions;
  • Collect, organize, analyze, and translate data into useful automated information for reporting;
  • Prepare, administer, maintain, and review client budget;
  • Maintain specialized financial records and statistics and prepare financial reports;
  • Coordinate use of business information technology and resources, improve process performance, and recommend strategies to meet objectives of a standard disciplined process to ensure the accountability of funds;
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with peer and senior level decision-makers representing Army HQ, Major Commands (MACOM) and field units, Intelligence Community, Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), other Services, and other Defense Agencies;
  • Monitor, coordinate, and respond to all Congressional, OMB, ODNI, DIRMO/DIA RFIs, tasks, issues, and concerns as pertain to Intelligence Programs; and
  • Review, interpret coordinates, and respond to all Audit Readiness checklist issues and concerns.

Job Requirements

  • Eight (8) years serving as a budget (or similar) Analyst within HQDA, or other closely related DOD organization or agency. Experience shall have been within two (2) years of starting on this contract;
  • Experience monitoring, coordinating, and responding to Congressional, OMB, ODNI, DIRMO/DIA RFIs, tasks issues and concerns related to Intelligence Programs;
  • Knowledge of the General Fund Enterprise business system (GFEBS) and working knowledge Standard Finance System (STANFINS) and the strong ability to analyses spend plans and requirements;
  • Knowledge of the Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) process and Fiscal Law;
  • knowledge of GDIP programs through iRMIS and PROBE databases;
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite, specifically Excel and Access;
  • Knowledge and experience utilizing the Defense Travel System (DTS), Joint Travel Regulation (JTR) and travel procedures, methods, and practices, including DOD and Army regulations, policies, directives, and guides;
  • Knowledge of installation and Government travel card policy, higher headquarters policy, DOD Financial Management regulations, the Government cardholder agreement, cardholder program, and web-based travel card program;
  • Ability to prepare and deliver technical and non-technical information, and professional briefings and presentations to team members, government personnel, and other diverse audiences.

Required Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting from an accredited college or university. (Other education, commensurate experience, and demonstrated ability will be considered on an individual basis);
  • Graduate from the DoD Resource Management Budget Course, and trained using Army PROBE and Defense Travel System;
  • Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) training;
  • General Fund Enterprise Business Systems (GFEBS) training;
  • Defense Travel System (DTS) Training;
  • Accounting related certification (CPA, CIA, CDFM, CFM);
  • Possess and maintain an active/current TOP SECRET clearance, with SCI eligibility;
  • Must be a US Citizen.

CALIBRE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports transitioning service members, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We offer a competitive salary and full benefits package. To be considered, please apply via our website at www.calibresys.com. Come join our dynamic team! #CALIBRECareers

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