Plans and Budget Officer, Expert

Job Category: Budget/Finance
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Northern Virginia


ASEC3 is seeking an experienced and motivated individual to perform in the role of Plans and Budget Officer.

Candidates must already possess a current and active TS/SCI with Poly clearance to be considered for this position.


  • Provides strategic and programmatic plans and budget support the Groups responsible for a high-visibility Special Access Program
  • Build the programs 5-year budget and annual operating budget as part of the budget formulation process and cycle.
  • Provide strategic / programmatic guidance related to budget, finance, resources, cost recovery and portfolio management.
  • Assist or lead efforts related to budgetary submissions (IPOM, IPBS, CBJB), and respond to data calls and actions from Sponsor Agency and external stakeholder.
  • Supports the Groups in formulating, justifying and defending budget build.
  • Develops and maintains spend plans.
  • Reconciles spend plans with actual and planned expenditures and recommends options to address potential over- or under-utilization of resources.
  • Stays current with all Customer and Resource Management guidance and assists in creating and maintaining baseline practices and procedures that align with guidance.
  • Assists staff in researching and resolving resource and budget issues and questions wherever possible.
  • Prepares supporting documentation for budget exercises, over-guidance, unfunded calls, and re- programming.
  • Assists with writing congressional language for submission into the program build.
  • Performs short- and long-term financial trend analyses by developing and implementing tools for to accurately capture, forecast and recover sub-program costs where necessary.
  • Prepares briefings, budget, spend plans and supports programmatic activities.
  • Coordinates and responds to budget requirements and budget-related taskings.
  • Collaborates with Resource Management as required; attends/supports resource meetings.
  • Continually interfaces with executive-level management requiring the planning, presentation and briefing of information.



  • Full awareness of financial resource requirements both for the execution year and budget out-years.
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate financial data to resolve inconsistencies, identify key issues, and propose solutions.
  • Must be able to develop and implement long-range plans to accomplish office goals and collaborates in strategic planning for future years.
  • Expert at preparing budget exercise submissions; assimilating information about program goals, requirements, costs, and schedules; ensures that submissions are rational, defensible, and executable.
  • Ability to ensure that program execution is proceeding within available resource constraints and remains consistent with goals; proposes and implements resource realignment (including from multiple sources) as required or in response to unplanned circumstances.
  • Must have broad comprehension of relevant statutes, regulations, and policies in resource utilization and in the budget development and execution processes.
  • Ability routinely construct and maintain background documentation on programmatic and resource analyses, discussions, thinking, and decisions to aid the component’s resource management continuity.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent writing skills and ability to craft clear concise request for funding and responses to tasking.
  • Excellent oral communication skills to brief management on resource issues. Proven ability to interact with customers, senior leadership and program managers in a highly matrixed environment.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.

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