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Plans and Budget Officer Expert

Full Time


McLean VA 22102 USA

Posted 11/10/2023

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Arcfield is a leading provider of full lifecycle, mission-focused systems engineering and integration capabilities to the U.S. government and its allies. The company has more than 60 years of proven experience providing advanced engineering and analysis, IT and C5ISR capabilities to support our nation’s most critical national security missions. Headquartered in Chantilly, VA and with 16 offices around the world, Arcfield employs approximately 1,200 engineers, analysts, IT specialists, and other professionals who put our customers’ missions first, helping them solve their most complex challenges through innovations in modeling, simulation and analysis, digital transformation and C5ISR. Visit for more details.


The customer is seeking an experienced and motivated individual to perform in the role of Plans and Budget Officer. Key Responsibilities of the Plans and Budget Officer will include:

  • Provide strategic and programmatic plans and budget support
  • Use client input to draft, formulate, and justify budget
  • Develop and maintain spend plans for all the Office.
  • Reconcile spend plans with actual and planned expenditures and recommends options to address potential over- or under- utilization of resources.
  • Stay current with Sponsor and Directorates Resource Management guidance and assists in creating and maintaining baseline practices and procedures that align with the guidance provided
  • Assist personnel in researching and resolving resource and budget issues and questions wherever possible
  • Prepare supporting documentation for budget exercises, over-guidance, unfunded calls, and re-programming
  • Draft initial congressional language for submission into the Sponsors' program
  • Perform short- and long-term financial trend analyses for the Office
  • Prepare briefings, budget, spend plans and programmatic activities
  • Coordinate and respond to budget requirements and budget taskings
  • Collaborate with Directorate's Resource Management Team as required; attends resource meetings
  • Continually interface with executive level management requiring the planning, presentation and briefing of information.


Required Skills:

  • Active TS/SCI w/poly
  • BS 10-12, MS 8-10, Phd 5-7
  • Demonstrate professional competence as both a plans and budget officer
  • Exhibit full awareness of financial resource requirements both for the execution year and budget out-years.
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate financial data to resolve inconsistencies, identify key issues, and propose solutions.
  • Ability to develop long-range plans to accomplish office goals and collaborates in strategic planning for future years.
  • Ability to draft budget exercise submissions; assimilates information about program goals, requirements, costs, and schedules; ensures that submissions are rational, defensible, and executable
  • Demonstrated experience ensuring that program execution is proceeding within available resource constraints and remains consistent with goals; proposes and implements resource realignment (including from multiple sources) as required or in response to unplanned circumstances
  • Exhibit broad comprehension of relevant statutes, regulations, and policies in resource utilization and in the budget development and execution processes.
  • Exhibit strong organizational and time management
  • Demonstrate excellent writing skills and ability to craft clear concise request for funding and responses to taskings.
  • Demonstrate excellent oral communication skills to brief management on resource issues
  • Proven ability to interact with customers, senior leadership and program managers in a highly matrixed environment.

Desired skills:

  • Awareness of Sponsors' programs, policies and
  • Ability to work and apply creativity in a fast-paced

Equal Pay Act

Min: $93,977.53
Max: $225,826.59

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Location McLean, VA, 22102, United States
Categories Accounting & Finance, Program Management (Non-Technical)
Sec Clearances Top Secret/SCI with Full-scope Polygraph

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Contact Name Cynthia Chapman
How to apply Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.
Primary Phone 11111111111
Job Code 2023-4257

Plans and Budget Officer Expert

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