KL: Herndon, VA

  • Senior Level Financial Management Analyst

    Security Clearance
    Regular Full-Time
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    A Day in the Life

    Knowledge Link is seeking a Senior Level Financial Management Analyst to provide support to the CIO-T/TCFP IT Portfolio Management, Open IT Portfolio Management, and capacity planning activities.


    Time Well Spent

    • Support and develop processes for data analytics, cost benefit, cost estimating models, risk and sensitivity analysis to deliver data-driven IT investment recommendations for CIO-T and Open IT portfolio.
    • Support CIO-T/TCFP and Open IT Portfolio Management capacity planning activities to forecast costs, develop performance measures, and identify opportunities to improve Portfolio operations and drive down costs.
    • Conduct cost benefit analysis of agency-wide and IC-wide IT investments and make recommendations to help the Deputy Director, CIO, Deputy CIO, Chief Financial Executive, and IT Portfolio Lead maximize NGA's benefits while minimizing cost.
    • Identify and introduce CIO-T and Open IT leadership to alternate and innovative ideas, approaches, and methods to issues and challenges.
    • Review, analyze and provide TCFP and Open IT Portfolio with recommendations on IT Portfolio Management Instructions, Manuals, and other Policy documentation.
    • Conduct program scenario analysis using Cost Forecasting Model to influence investment/ divestment decisions for the Open IT Program Build.
    • Advise government leads, deliver project staff deliverables, conduct financial & data analysis, and participate in senior leadership presentations in support of investment/divestment, as well as unfunded request, decisions.
    • Research and work with TCFP leadership, Program Managers, Capability Program Managers, Portfolio Leads, and FM resources to identify and coordinate solutions to funding gaps in CIO-T IT investments during Program Build efforts.
    • Conduct analysis of and develop briefings for the CIO assessing NGA's IT budget against cost modeled scenarios.
    • Analyze Portfolio Programming Guidance tasks and coordinate actions across CIO-T to understand and track closure of each task.
    • Assist in the development of senior management level briefings and present briefings when necessary.
    • Coordinate and collaborate across CIO-T, FM, Portfolios, and KCs to obtain data and inputs required for external reporting and internal analysis in a manner that builds positive rapport and impressions of TCFP.
    • Demonstrate problem solving skills that demonstrate a broad understanding of NGA portfolio management, planning, programming, execution, cost analysis, acquisition, and program/project cost estimating principles.
    • Support and enable the establishment of working groups and/or Tiger Teams, the conduct of their work, and the development and delivery of their deliverable(s).
    • Work as a part of an integrated IT Po1ifolio Management team to include direct interfacing with program offices.
    • Make effective use of cost forecasting models, tools, and data to support Open IT Portfolio capacity planning.
    • Document business processes, and identify and collect requisite data to support the Open IT Portfolio capacity planning.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools.

    Qualified Candidate

    • BS. /B.A. degree, or higher, in business or finance, or equivalent work experience in business or finance
    • Experience in portfolio management, program management, governance, policy, and strategic planning experience.
    • Experience in the DoD/IC.

    Exceptional Candidate

    • MS. degree in Economics, Business, a related field, or equivalent work experience.
    • Demonstrated experience developing scenario and analysis of alternatives models.
    • Demonstrated experience in cost forecasting scenario analysis.
    • Strong understanding, familiarity, and experience with CIO-T and Open IT Portfolio processes, functions, and operations.
    • Demonstrated understanding of NGA IT Policy, IT Portfolio Management, PPBE processes, and NGA Strategy.
    • Familiarity with NGA's 40+ IT Programs and fundamentals of A WS offerings.
    • Experience maturing CIO processes through the integration of IT portfolio management, enterprise architecture, IT governance, and IT strategy.
    • Experience with CIO-T cost forecasting tools and models.
    • Experience building IT portfolio management analysis tools.
    • Strong background in developing data driven recommendations, particularly with regards to CIO- T and the Open IT P011folio.


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