Project Analyst

Washington, DC
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Business Administration
  • Travel: No
  • Clearance: SECRET
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Req ID: ADM00638

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Job Summary:

Akima Data Management (ADM), an Akima company, is looking to hire a project Analyst to support its client in Washington, DC.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Interpreting Federal and DoD wide policies related to the budget, financial reporting, financial management, generally accepted accounting principles and generally accepted audit standards.

  • Engage the Department and other DOD departments to facilitate development of positions and strategies to promote policy priorities.

  • Undertake policy analyses to provide a better understanding of the implications of alternative policy approaches and how to integrate policy and programmatic approaches and subsequently make recommendations to senior leadership.

  • Monitoring and analyzing data to track operating programs, and evaluating their effectiveness for strategic goals, and plan improvements.

  • Monitoring and evaluating operating units and activities to determine compliance with applicable directives, procedures and policies.

  • Keeping senior management informed of progress or programs and advising of significant developments impacting plans.

  • Preparation, management, and execution of budget data for DoD senior leaders.

  • Maintaining a continuous liaison with other directorates, military service counterparts and DoD offices to ensure communication and mission directives are integrated throughout.

  • Preparing and presenting briefings, reports and responses to queries from Senior level DoD staff.

  • Comprehending complex DoD writing styles, financial matters and policy issues to assist Government employees with all levels of correspondence.

  • Working effectively with DoD components, the OMB, congressional staffs and committees as well as other Executive Branch departments and agencies’ organizations committees’ boards and councils.

  • Supporting Senior DoD Leaders and management in their negotiation the defense of DoD budget proposals, policy positions, data collection and audit initiative within the federal realm.

  • Understanding, in depth, the various business processes of Comptroller-requiring an extensive probing and analysis to determine the nature and scope of the data is directed to the appropriate directorate.

  • Comprehending complex DoD writing styles, financial matters and policy issues to assist Government employees with all levels of correspondence.

  • Managing lower-level staff and administrative personnel.

  • Education or experience in office or organizational management.

  • Familiarity with the DOD policies and procedures or ability to rapidly learn these policies and processes and keep up with their evolution and change.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent customer service skills.

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, including follow-up on pending tasks.

  • The ability to track end-to-end processes for the flow of task-related information.

  • Ability to operate significantly under own initiative.

  • Ability to obtain/maintain Secret Clearance.

Desired Qualifications:

  • College Degree preferred.
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