Budget Execution Analyst

Job Locations US-MD-Bethesda
Requisition ID
Position Category
Accounting, Finance and Procurement
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Space & Intelligence


The pivotal role of the Financial Services Budget Execution Analyst is indispensable in driving the success of the Intelligence Planning, Programming, Budget, and Execution Process. Tasked with the intricate responsibility of developing, executing, and meticulously monitoring budgets, the candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring the optimal allocation of financial resources. This involves a multifaceted approach, including conducting detailed analysis of financial data to identify trends, monitor spend plans, and provide insights, thereby contributing significantly to strategic decision-making.


At the heart of this role lies the core responsibility of overseeing the development, execution, and vigilant monitoring of budgets, spend plans, contracts, and financial commitments. These efforts are dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of a directorate/component/office's financial operations. Success in this position hinges on a comprehensive understanding of the Intelligence Community's (IC) financial execution process, coupled with an adept handling of intricate details related to financial management, expenditure forecasting, and fiscal oversight.
Beyond foundational budget execution tasks, the Financial Services Budget Execution Analyst is charged with navigating complex financial landscapes to optimize both financial and resource utilization. This involves conducting thorough analyses, identifying areas for improvement, and implementing strategies that enhance fiscal efficiency and accountability.


Moreover, the Financial Services Budget Execution Analyst assumes a crucial role as a key liaison between various government stakeholders, fostering clear communication and collaboration to ensure the alignment of financial plans with organizational priorities. This collaborative approach extends to engaging with internal components and offices to streamline processes, address challenges, and cultivate a culture of transparency and accountability.


This comprehensive and multifaceted position presents a unique opportunity for a qualified Budget Execution Analyst to contribute to the financial resilience and success of their customer within the dynamic landscape of the Intelligence Community. If you are a seasoned financial professional with a passion for optimizing financial processes and possess adeptness in navigating the complexities of budget execution, we invite you to apply to our team.


Key Responsibilities:
• Provide expert insights to support and contribute to the analysis and reporting of a component’s financial activities and budget.
• Assist in crafting comprehensive spend plans and closely monitor financial execution activities.
• Record and track interagency agreements for facilitating Economy Act and other financial transactions.
• Document financial commitments, obligations, and expenses with precision and accuracy.
• Ensure meticulous preparation and processing of transactions, verifying and certifying payments.
• Collaborate with stakeholders to execute budgets effectively, ensuring alignment with programmatic goals and optimal resource utilization.
• Generate detailed budget reports encompassing funding and activity summaries for various stakeholders, including the customer's offices, component, and NIP programs.
• Assist in the development of budget submissions, ensuring alignment with strategic goals.
• Contribute to the creation of fiscal guidance and implantation schedules for each budget phase, subject to customer review and acceptance.
• Support adherence to Intelligence Planning, Programming, Budget, and Execution (IPPBE) deadlines and milestones, facilitating customer participation in necessary processes.
• Contribute to the enhancement of operational procedures by recommending and implementing process improvements.
• Maintain a meticulous record and tracking system for interagency agreements, facilitating seamless financial transactions.
• Resolve outstanding financial obligations and undelivered orders proficiently.
• Provide dedicated support to COTRs and the Chief of Staff, aiding in the execution of their requirements and addressing process-related inquiries.
• Assist the Sponsor in drafting and refining ODNI acquisition policies and instructions.
• Engage in developing insightful budget analysis, participating in financial data calls, and conducting portfolio reviews.
• Collaborate with the customer in the development and evaluation of fiscal program builds for both internal components and IC-wide Programs.
• Devise effective methods to track spending, execution, commitments, obligations, and expenses for the component.
• Develop strategic program briefs to effectively communicate critical information.
• Conduct comprehensive assessments of the budget, ensuring balance across various functions and disciplines.
• Contribute to and generate various communication materials, such as talking points, briefs, and reports pertaining to budgets, for dissemination through interagency forums and working groups.
• Collaborate closely with USG and IC partners in large interagency forums and working groups, fostering effective communication and collaboration.


Required Qualifications:
• Current and active TS/SCI Clearance with Polygraph.
• Minimum of 8 years with BS/BA; Minimum of 6 years with MS/MA; Minimum of 3 years with PhD (years of experience accepted in lieu of a degree).

• A minimum of 7-10 years working in government budgeting of which 3-5 years must be within the Intelligence Community.
• Proven expertise of government budget execution activities and adept familiarity with the intricacies of the Intelligence Planning, Programming, Budget, and Execution Process (IPPBE).


Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and eligible to participate in an attractive bonus plan.

Peraton Overview

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit peraton.com to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


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