Budget Analyst(Job Number: 040524)
Grant Thornton is seeking an Associate to join its Financial Management service line and take an active role in engagement execution, project management and key business development activities.
Grant Thornton Public Sector helps executives and managers at all levels of government maximize their performance and efficiency in the face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for services. We give clients creative, cost-effective solutions that enhance their acquisition, financial, human capital, information technology, data analytics, and performance management. For more information, visit grantthornton.com/publicsector.
At Grant Thornton, our professional staff applies traditional, cutting-edge approaches and methods to a variety of analyses. As part of our team, the Associate will utilize various methodologies and models to execute client projects.
Responsibilities include ongoing budget portfolio support, completing deliverables, and ad-hoc client support.
This includes budget data analysis and briefing development in support of senior client personnel.
This position operates in a highly collaborative, client-facing, environment with interactions with all levels of government personnel and other contractor teams daily.
Will be working on various the Federal Planning, Programming, and Budget and Execution (PPBE) process or with federal budget data analysis and briefing creation.
Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization).
Assist with business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials.
Experience in Federal PPBE processes and the federal budget lifecycle.
Experience in government consulting; recent experience with Department of Veterans Affairs preferred.
Comfortable working with and presenting to senior leadership, managers, budget staff and external stakeholders.
The ideal candidate must be a consummate team player, with experience working in a collaborative environment, including relationship building with both internal and external stakeholders.
Able to develop concise and accurate data analysis and clearly communicate findings.
Able to meet tight deadlines and work with minimal supervision.
Flexible and able to deal with competing priorities, multi-tasking.
Able to creatively solve problems and find solutions to challenges.
Expert in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; Business Intelligence tools (PowerBI, Tableau) experience preferred; Excel VBA experience preferred.
Experience working with a budget tracking tool or equivalent Excel based budgeting systems.
Federal IT or Health Policy experience preferred.
Bachelor’s Degree required from an accredited college or university in a related field.
Ability to obtain and maintain certain job-related certifications if no job-related advanced degrees.
U.S. citizenship may be required. Ability to work in the United States indefinitely required.
Travel may be required.
Ability to work overtime required on occasion.
Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time.
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally.
Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm ethics requirements.
Meet or exceed continuing professional education (CPE) requirements.
Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations. Grant Thornton’s Public Sector, based in Alexandria, VA, is a global management consulting business with the mission of providing responsive and innovative financial, performance management and systems solutions to governments and international organizations. Visit Grant Thornton’s Public Sector at www.grantthornton.com/publicsector.
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Primary Location - US-District of Columbia-Washington
Work Locations - District of Columbia(951) Suite 400 1250 Connecticut Ave NW Washington 20036