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MindPoint Group Budget Analyst - Secret Clearance - Remote in Topeka, Kansas

Budget Analyst - Secret Clearance - Remote

Department: Accounting


Text code BUDGET2 to 202-915-6712 to apply!

Since 2009, MindPoint Group has been the cybersecurity firm of choice for the most security-conscious US federal agencies and commercial enterprises.

We're proud to be one of Inc. 5000's fastest growing companies in the country. With several -Best Places to Work- awards under our belts, we have a diverse employee-focused culture, accessibility, and communication between all levels and departments, and over 4 stars in reviews on Glassdoor.

Come be a part of what we're building. We use our award-winning recruitment process to seek the most skilled, experienced, and driven information security consulting experts in the industry, while simultaneously empowering applicants to determine if MindPoint Group is the right fit for them. We are profoundly invested in selecting the right people to join our team and are equally driven to expand and develop careers long-term.

With positions throughout the US, a role at MindPoint Group promises you:

  • An opportunity to work within one of the most diverse DC-based organizations

  • Generous tuition and professional development reimbursements

  • Mentorship opportunities with leaders focused on your growth

  • Competitive benefits like 401k matching, 11 federal holidays, etc.

  • And more!

Job Description

MindPoint Group is seeking a highly motivated Budget Analyst with comprehensive knowledge in federal government budgeting, contracts, and financial systems. The selected candidate will be responsible for the planning, tracking, monitoring, and execution of the client-s operating budgets on behalf of and in conjunction with the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Must be a self-starter and able to independently track and manage tasks and budget-based projects to resolution. Must also have strong communication skills with proven experience working in cross-functional teams to accomplish objectives and meet critical deadlines within fast-paced, challenging, and diverse environments.

What you get to do every day:

  • Review and analyze labor and non-labor budgets vs. committed, obligated, and expended (COE) funds to provide the client with a complete and accurate real-time view into the status, burn rates, and remaining balances of their appropriated and working capital funds

  • Assist service owners and contracting officer representatives (CORs) with planning, tracking, and forecasting their revenue and expenses in a managed services environment. This includes tracking and processing inter-agency reimbursement agreements.

  • Prepare forms and documentation, secure required signatures, and process transactions to commit funds in the client-s financial system of record

  • Work with key stakeholders to continually improve budgetary processes including establishing and maintaining workflows, templates, and a regular and predictable cadence for required inputs and outputs to ensure a proactive approach to financial management.

  • Assist the client with long-term strategic financial planning activities, including required reporting back to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)

  • Prepare reporting and support clients in Executive financial meetings, as requested

  • Create, update, and maintain numerous spreadsheets to consolidate multi-dimensional financial data into a single view. Evaluate and propose new and better ways of tracking this information.

  • Improve client-s financial status by analyzing results and variances; identifying trends; recommending actions to maximize allocated funding

  • Ensure the highest quality and accuracy of documents, reports, and services to the client

  • Document key processes and activities in a Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) format for use by other team members and to enhance efficiencies

  • Maintain relationships with key customers, stakeholders, and team members


*Secret Clearance required*

What skills are required?

  • Bachelor-s Degree or an equivalent combination of formal education and experience. Bachelor's Degree may be substituted for 8 additional years of relevant experience.

  • 6 years of general experience and 3 years of relevant experience in budgeting or a similar area

  • Experience processing and tracking an in-depth understanding of federal government commitments, obligations, and expenditures

  • Experience with Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE)

  • Expert-level knowledge of and experience using Excel to compile, analyze, and provide clear and concise financial status and reporting. Experience with PowerBI and data visualizations is a plus

  • Knowledge of cybersecurity threats

  • Knowledge of information systems technologies

  • Experience with online research techniques

  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines

  • Excellent people skills and the ability to work both independently and in a team environment

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • The ability to maintain confidentiality and deal with sensitive financial information

  • Must be proficient in all Microsoft Office tools

  • Must be able to communicate with other employees and read and write at a level that will enable the performance of the work in an efficient and effective manner

Additional Information

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

  • Compensation is unique to each candidate and relative to the skills and experience they bring to the position. The salary range for this position is typically $100-125k. This does not guarantee a specific salary as compensation is based upon multiple factors such as education, experience, certifications, and other requirements, and may fall outside of the above-stated range.

  • Highlights of our benefits include Health/Dental/Vision, 401(k) match, Flexible Time Off, STD/LTD/Life Insurance, Referral Bonuses, professional development reimbursement, maternity/paternity leave, mobile phone stipend, pre-tax commuter benefits, the opportunity to participate in our mentorship program, and more!

  • MindPoint is committed to maintaining a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job applicants that are interested in one of our openings and may require a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, should contact us to request an accommodation.

Are you interested in a posted job opportunity but may not check all of the -boxes- for desired qualifications? If so, we encourage you to apply! Our commitment to sustain and champion an inclusive and dynamic community of employees is a high priority!

Text code BUDGET2 to 202-915-6712 to apply!