AECOM Financial Manager in Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio

Requisition/Vacancy No. 151791BR

Position Title Financial Manager

Job Category Finance and Accounting

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Ohio

City Wright Patterson Air Force Base

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AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking a Financial Manager to support its operations at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. This position sill provide financial management/comptroller support for the Fighter Bomber (F/B) Directorate. The major areas of support are cost research, cost estimating, earned value management implementation and analysis, schedule networking, program control integration and analysis, and financial analysis on a wide variety of programs.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Experience and technical capability to independently plan, organize, complete, and present cost estimates for all phases of F/B Directorate’s acquisition programs/projects from inception through disposal, either independently or in concert with Government personnel. Provide cost estimate expertise (technical advice and guidance) while performing cost estimate planning and analysis for a complex program having extensive program and financial relationships with other programs and complex funding requirements.

Perform materiel solution analyses leading up to design reviews. This position shall produce or support development of draft documentation and presentation materials as requested or necessitated by programmatic limits based on cost, schedule and performance.

Conduct research and provide inputs to program financial management including: budget formulation and management for all phases of the Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution process; budget and financial analysis; obligation and expenditure forecasting; funds management, funds status, and funds control techniques and/or systems; and accounting and finance systems and/or procedures. Financial analysis with narrative justification may be required for quick turnaround budget exercises. Funds management includes but is not limited to: research and development, procurement, stock funds, Defense Working Capital Fund (DWCF), operations and support funding, unliquidated obligations, baselining, audit, and close-out.

Perform contract/financial transaction reconciliation and closeout duties. Assist other financial management personnel with reconciliation and contract closeout support. The contract and financial transaction reconciliation and closeout tasks require the ability to easily navigate, interpret, analyze, and manipulate data in multiple accounting systems and databases to include, but are not limited to, Comprehensive Cost and Requirements System (CCaRs), Mechanization of Contract Administration Services (MOCAS), Commanders Resource Integration System (CRIS), Wide Area Work Flow (WAWF), Automated Business Services System (ABSS), General Accounting and Finance System (GAFS), SMART, Defense Travel System (DTS), Shared Data Warehouse (SDW), Electronic Document Access (EDA), Automated Funds Management (AFM) System, Automated Budget Interactive Data Environment System (ABIDES), and FMSuite.

Assist other financial analysts with the verification of data input accuracy into the various financial/payment systems (i.e. financial and contract data). Support other financial analysts with the reconciliation of Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) data to the CCaRs database (or other government selected financial management databases) in support of maintaining accurate accounting data for financial analysis.

Research and assist with the development of funds reconciliation based upon data obtained from various Government database systems to include, but are not limited to, MOCAS, CRIS, EDA, WAWF, and CCaRs. Additional sources of information including local Government finance offices, program offices, and contractor offices will be investigated and relevant financial/contracts information retrieved where possible.

Maintain and update the Unliquidated Obligation and Negative Unliquidated Obligation (ULO/NULO) burn down plan, data collection and resolution of issues/tasks for the Tri-Annual Certification, as well as completion of research required to evaluate a funding overrun or upward adjustment request.

Demonstrate expertise working with expiring funds. Prepare a monthly burn down report as part of the financial execution reviews. Must be proficient in research and reconcile canceling and expiring year funds by utilizing Web CCaR, SDW, and CRIS as well as prime contractors, other services, and the appropriate contracting office.

Possess a working knowledge of Military Interdepartmental Purchase Request (MIPR) and Miscellaneous Obligation Reimbursement Document (MORD) policy and procedures. Complete a monthly review of all MIPRs and MORDs to ensure validity as well as ensuring the required documentation is attached in order to pass audit reviews.

Apply working knowledge in the following financial management guidance/regulations to include but not limited to, DoD Financial Management Regulation, (FMR) 7000.14R, Budget Guidance & Procedures (AFI 65-601 Vol. 1), Budget Management for Operations (AFI 65-601 Vol. 2), Cost Analysis Guidance and Procedures (AFI 65-508), Appropriations Symbols and Budget Codes (AFMAN 65-604) and GAO Fiscal Principles of Federal Appropriation Law.

Provide Operation and Support (O&S) and other cost estimates, BCA, Cost Benefit Analyses (CBA), and Economic Analyses (EA) in support of Reduction in Total Ownership Cost (R-TOC) initiatives, the Modernization and Planning Process (MPP), POM budgets, Improved Item Replacement Process (IIRP) initiatives, and support concepts for the program office.

Develop O&S estimates, cost benefit analyses and economic analyses in support of the SPO R-TOC initiatives as a member of the Cost Reduction IPT and O&S estimates to support HQ ACC MPP solutions.

Review and analyze costs to identify and allocate costs shared between the USAF and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) cases. Track the cost by fund site and country and prepare cost allocation sheets and funding memos on each proposal. Review requests for closure, review expenditures to date, and allocate unexpended funds between countries.

Minimum Requirements

  • MA/MS and 10 years of experience.

  • Must be proficient in all programs within the CCAR system.

  • Must currently possess a Secret government security clearance.

  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Applications (Outlook, Word, Excel) and other standard (Customer specified) applications.

Preferred Qualifications n/a

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

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