Budget Analyst – Secret Clearance Required

Job Description

Company Description

MindPoint Group delivers industry-leading cybersecurity solutions, services, and products. We are trusted cybersecurity advisors to key government and commercial decision-makers and support security operations for some of the most security-conscious organizations globally.

Our relationship with you is for the long run because your success is our success. We invest in your success through fantastic benefits (healthcare, generous PTO, paid parental leave, and tuition reimbursement, to name a few).

Beyond just excellent pay and benefits, you’ll want to work here for reasons that can’t be written into an offer letter—the challenge, growth opportunities, and most important: the culture of a company that cares about you.

A position at MPG promises you
• A diverse organization 
• A safe workplace with zero tolerance for discrimination or harassment of any kind 
• A balanced work life. Seriously. 
• A stable, established, and growing business
• A leadership team… focused on your professional growth and development

Job Description

MindPoint Group is seeking a highly motivated Budget Analyst with comprehensive knowledge in federal government budgeting, contracts, and financial systems. The selected candidate will be responsible for the planning, tracking, monitoring, and execution of the client’s operating budgets on behalf of and in conjunction with the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Must be a self-starter and able to independently track and manage tasks and budget-based projects to resolution. Must also have strong communication skills with proven experience working in cross-functional teams to accomplish objectives and meet critical deadlines within fast-paced, challenging, and diverse environments.

What you get to do every day:
• Review and analyze labor and non-labor budgets vs. committed, obligated, and expended (COE) funds to provide the client with a complete and accurate real-time view into the status, burn rates, and remaining balances of their appropriated and working capital funds
• Assist service owners and contracting officer representatives (CORs) with planning, tracking, and forecasting their revenue and expenses in a managed services environment. This includes tracking and processing inter-agency reimbursement agreements.
• Prepare forms and documentation, secure required signatures, and process transactions to commit funds in the client’s financial system of record
• Work with key stakeholders to continually improve budgetary processes to include establishing and maintaining workflows, templates, and a regular and predictable cadence for required inputs and outputs to ensure a proactive approach to financial management.
• Assist the client with long-term strategic financial planning activities, including required reporting back to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
• Prepare reporting and support client in Executive financial meetings, as requested
• Create, update, and maintain numerous spreadsheets to consolidate multi-dimensional financial data into a single view. Evaluate and propose new and better ways of tracking this information.
• Improve client’s financial status by analyzing results and variances; identifying trends; recommending actions to maximize allocated funding
• Ensure the highest quality and accuracy of documents, reports, and services to the client
• Document key processes and activities in a Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) format for use by other team members and to enhance efficiencies
• Maintain relationships with key customers, stakeholders, and team members

• Active Secret clearance required*

What skills do you need?
• Bachelor’s degree with 5 years of experience in budgeting or similar area, or the equivalent combination of experience and education
• Experience processing and tracking and in-depth understanding of federal government commitments, obligations, and expenditures
• Expert-level knowledge of and experience using Excel to compile, analyze, and provide clear and concise financial status and reporting. Experience with PowerBI and data visualizations is a plus.
• Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
• Excellent people skills and the ability to work both independently and in a team environment
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• The ability to maintain confidentiality and deal with sensitive financial information
• Must be proficient in all Microsoft Office tools
• Must be able to communicate with other employees and read and write at a level that will enable the performance of the work in an efficient and effective manner

Additional Information
• All offers are contingent upon proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or successful accommodation for an exemption.
• All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
• Compensation is unique to each candidate and relative to the skills and experience they bring to the position. The salary range for this position is typically $120-140k. This does not guarantee a specific salary as compensation is based upon multiple factors such as education, experience, certifications, and other requirements, and may fall outside of the above-stated range.
• Highlights of our benefits include Health/Dental/Vision, 401(k) match, Flexible Time Off, STD/LTD/Life Insurance, Referral Bonuses, professional development reimbursement, maternity/paternity leave, mobile phone stipend, pre-tax commuter benefits, the opportunity to participate in our mentorship program, and more!
• MindPoint is committed to maintaining a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law