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Budget Analyst

Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
The Lockwood Group
The Lockwood Group is a Global Professional Services Provider established with a purpose to deliver Mission Readiness service and solution to the Department of Defense and Federal Government. Our culture is built upon a Mission Readiness vision and our six core values. We believe in customer centric service delivery with intent to uncover, understand, and solve the underlying problems of the true end customers for our services – the military (the soldier, airman, seaman and Marine) and federal service professionals. 

Take the first step to "Mission Readiness" by viewing our Mission Readiness Capability video which articulates our Core Purpose: The Lockwood Group Launches Mission-Ready Capabilities Video 

Position Summary
The Lockwood Group has an opening for a Budget Analyst to support our Army customer at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.

This individual will provide program management and acquisition support for Project Manager Tactical Network, Business Management Division (BMD), an ACAT-1D DoD program. Candidate will monitor and participate in the control and responsibility for the presentation and execution of Project Manager (PM) Programs. Candidate will be responsible for formulation, presentation, and execution of annual operating budget. The candidate will also formulate annual and multi-year budget estimates and maintain operating budgets. Candidate will compile narrative and statistical material and prepare exhibits and related background information for Program briefings. Candidate will prepare documents needed to process budget estimates. Candidate will monitor the execution of the approved operating budget to assure funds are properly allocated and are being obligated and spent in a timely and effective manner. Candidate will exercise budget controls through review and approval of the obligation and expenditure of funds to include payment of personnel salaries, travel, and expenses. Candidate Reconciles Unliquidated Obligations (ULO), Negative Unliquidated Obligations (NULO), Unmatched Disbursements (UMDs) with an emphasis on canceling year-funds and fully obligating expiring funds. Candidate will prepare and process reimbursable and direct-cite Military Interdepartmental Purchase Requests (MIPR), Procurement Work Directives (PWDs), and Direct Charges for PM TN programs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Preparation of documents needed to process budget estimates, requests for supplemental appropriations, requests for reprogramming apportionments, and allotments from higher headquarters needed to finance new programs or program changes brought about by legislative action
  • Planning, establishment, monitoring and participation in the control and responsibility for the formulation, presentation, and execution involving life cycle program plans, assigned systems and equipment
  • Formulating, presenting and executing annual operating budgets
  • Exercising control and surveillance over funding matters to assure successful attainment of project objectives
  • Formulating annual and multi-year budget estimates
  • Compiling narrative and statistical material and prepares related background information for program briefings
  • Performs an in-depth analysis of budget requests, considers unforeseen factors in development and production, shifts in project direction and emphasis and/or requests not included in planned programs and explores alternative sources of funding
  • Developing justification and impact statements and compiles data to be used for forecasting obligations
  • Monitoring the execution of the approved operating budget to assure funds are properly allocated and are being obligated and spent
  • Recommending adjustment within budget line items in response to changes in programs, staffing levels and/or funds availability
  • Exercising budget controls through review and approval of the obligation and expenditure of funds to include payment of personnel salaries, travel, and expenses
  • Forecasting and executing the prior, current, and budget year programs
  • Developing formulating, and preparing required data and assorted narrative justifications for long-range budget exercises
  • Experience or familiarity with DoD Program Acquisition
  • Experience in utilization of General Fund Enterprise Business Systems (GFEBS)
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with SharePoint
  • Excellent communication skills and strong organizational skills.
  • Security Clearance: Secret

Lockwood Credo and Core Values

The Lockwood mission is to create an organization focused on service.  We serve – each other, the soldier, our customers, our employees, our partners, our vendors, our community – service is at the center of our Core Values and Culture.
Our customers come first.  Being responsive, professional and reliable is why we are hired.  We aim to deliver on all promises exceeding customer expectations and making certain all business decisions are made with the customer in mind.

Our employees, are the face of our service.  They are at the front lines working with our customers daily and its Lockwood’s duty to serve our employees. This means designing a culture centered around core values that inspire, retain and grow the best talent.

Our partners are fuel for our engine.  Our great vendors, consultants and teaming partners combine to fuel Lockwood ensuring we successfully deliver always.  We consider our partners as one team working alongside. 

Service to the community is important to us.  We seek to volunteer, engage and support our communities through investment of time and resources.

This service mindset is what inspired company founders to embark on the journey to deliver on the promise to Lead the Way to Mission Readiness for all people we serve.

The following 6 Core Values are the foundation by which we serve:
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Customer Commitment 
  • Team and Family Environment
  • Service
  • Leadership
  • Positivity
If these Core Values resonate with you, we would love to have you join our team! 

The Lockwood Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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. The Lockwood Group will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant laws.

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