Business Financial Analyst

United States, Virginia, Arlington · BFA-DARPA7516


Barone Consulting is seeking candidates to support advanced Department of Defense (DoD) research and development programs. The successful candidate will work directly with government customers to provide program control and financial analysis services. The candidate will work in a fast-paced, multi-function team made up of technical subject matter experts, program and financial analysts, contracts administrators, government testing and experimental facility managers, and project managers to support the advancement of the current state of the art in a wide range of technology thrusts. Leading responsibilities include: Providing programmatic, financial, and administrative support for program managers; drafting DoD financial documents such as Military Interdepartmental Purchase Requests (MIPRs) and working with DoD financial systems including Defense Agencies Initiative (DAI); providing document management, program planning, solicitation preparation, scientific review evaluation boards planning and support, conference planning, preparing presentations and reports, and general office coordination/management; preparing and/or reviewing financial documents, tracking program commitments, obligations, and expenditures, and contractor monthly reports and monitoring contractor performance; developing reports, briefings, program and contract documents; analyzing performance metrics and programmatic documents to ensure contractual, cost, and schedule objectives are met; providing programmatic and financial analysis of contractor schedule and assisting with performance analysis and reporting; administering and tracking multiple program and seedling contracts, and multiple other government agency and services tasks including financial oversight, monitoring program milestones and assisting with document preparation and coordination. Experience working with Department of Defense organizations or performers is highly desirable. Previous experience in a DARPA SETA role is highly desirable. Ability to obtain and retain Clearance is required. Current active Clearance is a strong plus.


Required Skills:
* Bachelor Degree in Finance, Business, Project Management, and/or relevant field
* DARPA experience with a demonstrated knowledge of current contracting requirements and project management
* A team player with the ability to work in a Federal government client environment and positively interact with clients, contractors, and other DARPA support personnel on a daily basis
* Ability to show flexibility, initiative, and innovation in dealing with ambiguous and fast-paced situations; strong organizational, quantitative, and analytical skills
* Detailed oriented
* Strong oral and written communication skills
* Proficiency in Microsoft Excel/Word/Power Point.
Desired Skills:
* 2+ years of experience in a DARPA programmatic SETA role is highly desirable.


- 100% Paid Medical, Dental, Vision, & Life

- 10 Paid Holidays

- 3 Weeks PTO

- Matching 401K Plan

- Flexible Leave Policy

- Flex Time

- Comp Time

Barone Consulting is a scientific, engineering and technical operations support firm providing high-end technical consulting to mission critical government challenges. Barone provides services across a wide range of technical fields to the military, DoD, R&D, and intelligence communities. We choose to work on some of the toughest technical challenges in aerospace and defense, and are committed to turning the science fiction of today into the reality of tomorrow. Barone Consulting provides solutions across a range of technical areas by identifying, analyzing, and developing novel technologies and methodologies for current and new program development.

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Barone Consulting is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply.

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