IEA Corp., an EverWatch company is in search of a INL/EX/BE Budget
Analyst to support the Department of State in Washington, DC. A secret
or an interim Secret security clearance is preferred.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
* Work closely with the Team Leader
and the Division Chief in planning and implementing the execution of
the Bureau's multi-billion dollar budget, accounting, reconciliation,
analysis, data review/data entry, and reporting from the financial
systems in use. Incumbent's responsibility may encompass specific
countries and/or regions, programs, and appropriations.
closely with Budget Execution Division Chief, supervisors, team
leaders, and analysts as directed or necessary to assist with and
provide execution support, including funds control processes for all
* Work closely with Budget Formulation analysts and
Program Office representatives as necessary to support analysis and
reporting of country program budgets, including the development and
review of the status of multi-year appropriations and balances.
Advise on the development and implementation of appropriate systems of
internal financial controls pertaining to all aspects of the
apportionment, transfer, allotment, obligation, disbursement and
accounting of funds by the Bureau. Perform analytical, forecasting and
interpretive functions for the management and control of resources and
funds, track and control funds for programs supported by the
* Perform administrative and analytical duties related to
the execution and review of the Bureau's budget for these programs,
analyze and interpret OMB directives, as well as Departmental and
other Federal laws, policies, procedures, and guidelines.
closely with senior program and project managers and contract and
procurement specialists in EX, and with program officers throughout
the Bureau, in order to ensure the proper execution of millions of
dollars in appropriated funding for INL-supported programs and
projects in various area/region(s) in the world.
* Work closely
with financial management personnel of the Department and other
agencies in the Executive Branch, and provide financial guidance to
Embassy personnel in program countries, and ensure compliance with
Congressional and OMB requirements regarding management control
practices. Coordinate these activities with Team Leader and with other
financial management specialists, when appropriate.
conjunction with Team Leader and other staff, perform studies and
audits on control and use of funds to ensure appropriateness of
obligations incurred and that resulting expenditures of funds are in
accordance with pertinent laws, e.g. Foreign Assistance Act and other
specific, INL-related regulations. Make recommendations to improve the
effectiveness and efficiency of these controls and their impact on the
management of programs, as required.
* Provide financial guidance
to program officers and project managers, as well as to staff in
program countries, as appropriate. Provide advice and assistance to
other staff members and senior managers on financial management and
processing problems or issues. Develop and/or recommend the
modification of methods and techniques to resolve accounting or
auditing problems and explain such changes to all staff members, and
overseas posts when appropriate, to ensure their awareness of and
familiarity with such procedures.
* Assist in determining the
status of fiscal year (FY) program and program development &
support funds for the INL Bureau.
* Assist in determining if
funds are available for de-obligation and/or
reclassification/reprogramming. The contractor shall determine the
type, country, purpose and status of obligations, points of contact
and supporting documentation. The contractor shall determine which
obligations are available for either de-obligation or
* Run reports for specific
accounting data and fiscal years; create spreadsheets or databases for
future reference and formulated use (VLOOKUP formulas cross-walking
future reports to past reports). The contractor shall identify the
benefiting country or program.
* Assist in determining the
original funding to include analyzing and tracking approved
apportionments, researching electronic or paper files and coordinating
with other Department offices to acquire necessary information. The
contractor shall create a spreadsheet presentation, which provides
beginning funding, amounts that have been obligated, expended,
de-obligated, reclassified, reprogrammed, transferred, and remaining
* Respond in a timely manner to requests for
information regarding the reconciliation of agreements, amendments,
and reprogramming of funds and track all pertinent information
relating to these activities in established Department-wide financial
system and Excel spreadsheets.
* Interact positively and work
cooperatively with team members and points of contact to accomplish
assigned work in a timely and efficient manner.
* Take proactive
measures to improve the working environment and cultivate
* Obtain necessary clearances on all documents prior to
* Comply with all internal controls and procedures to
protect organizational integrity and prevent unauthorized use or
misappropriation of all classified and sensitive (but unclassified)
material and equipment in assigned areas.
* Report security
violations/problems to the appropriate authority.
* U.S. Citizenship
* A Bachelor's
degree from an accredited institution and two to ten years’ experience
at the equivalent GS-12 or higher level; or an Associate's degree from
an accredited institution and a minimum of twelve (12) years’
experience at the equivalent GS-12 or higher level;
in Microsoft Office Suite; strong multi-tasking and organizational skills.
* A Bachelor’s Degree from an
accredited university in Business Administration, Accounting or
related finance field.
* Demonstrated experience using Department
of State (DOS) financial systems to include: GFMS, RFMS, Data
Warehouse, Global BI, COAST and the peripheral systems used by the
Department at a superior/expert level.
* Demonstrated knowledge
of bookkeeping procedures that maintain funds control records;
demonstrated understanding of the relationship between different
* Demonstrated knowledge of
regulations and requirements governing cost accounting standards, and
sufficient knowledge of accounting practices to ensure their
* Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively
both orally and written.