Duties and Responsibilities:
We are seeking an experienced and skilled Senior Financial Policy Analyst to provide onsite financial and travel management-related policy support for a Federal law enforcement agency. This position is responsible for providing financial and travel management policy services, management advice, and assistance. This includes researching, developing and drafting financial and travel management policy guidance based on research and analysis of Federal financial management regulations and policies.
The experienced policy analyst assigned to this position will frequently need to communicate client and Federal financial policy guidance in response to general policy inquiries from various government employees, managers, and executive. Additional support is needed to develop professional documents that record and communicate financial management policies in all areas of financial management as well as travel to the client's community and possibly with external agencies and authorities. The documents comprise the client's authoritative financial management policy and interpretations applicable to daily operations within the agency including the client's financial management system. This task requires independent research and coordination with internal and external authorities to make appropriate and logical determinations or conclusions. The individuals assigned to this task shall be responsible for researching and addressing policy questions received and documenting all responses.
The candidate must be a team player, be willing to do what is needed to get the job done, and have the capacity to learn and support a wide range of financial and travel management policies and procedures. The candidate must also be articulate, be passionate about helping others, and be an enthusiastic self-starter.
This is a long term assignment. This position is located in Arlington, VA and is metro accessible.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's Degree or higher
Typically requires 10-12 years of related experience
8+ years of Federal financial and travel policy analysis experience
Expertise in Federal travel policies and procedures
Knowledge of generally accepted accounting policies, practices and procedures
Knowledge of Federal laws and regulations
Expertise in complex policy analysis and reviews which require the use of various analytical techniques to evaluate problems, proposals, issues or situations; identification of workable managerial options, including evaluation of advantages and disadvantages, and development of recommendations for correction
Strong analytical skills
Exceptional client interaction skills
Experience with Microsoft's Office Suite
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Experience performing policy analyst for a Federal law enforcement agency
Experience writing government financial and/or travel policies
Candidates must have a U.S. Government Secret clearance and be able to obtain a client-specific security clearance.