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Budget Subject Matter Expert

Atlanta, GA, USA

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

We are seeking an experienced Budget Subject Matter Expert to provide a broad range of support to one of our federal clients. Under the direction of the Program Manager, the successful candidate will perform the following responsibilities including but not to be limited:

• Support Budget Office Leadership and Budget Office Analysts with expert knowledge in the federal budget process.
• Perform reviews and analysis for and with programs/offices to assess and evaluate compliance with agency budget and financial management policies and procedures. Prepare funding and spending analyses for manpower and/or other appropriations that may cover one, two, multi-year, and no year funds.
• Review historical data and trends to prepare estimates and projections of manpower costs.
• Consolidate estimates into an integrated budget forecast and prepare financial justifications for the estimates.
• Analyze actual results as compared to agency’s financial plan and provide impartial data-based analysis variance to Budget Office leadership to assist in identifying potential adjustments to maintain equitable program balance.
• Assist the Budget Office in helping ensure adherence to agency internal controls.
• Assist in financial reconciliations to include assessing and reviewing the accuracy of data entered into financial systems and spend plans.
• Assists in reconciliation between data in separate financial systems and provides support for routine analysis of such data.
• Develop various budget analyses, reports, charts, and briefing materials for presentation to Budget leadership Compile and help coordinate the development of budget presentation materials for Budget leadership ensuring timeliness and accuracy.
• Regularly analyze and present budget information to Budget Office leadership and staff, and agency stakeholders.
• Assist the Budget Office in resolving complex problems of prediction and forecasting which results from uncertainties or changes in the operation of the agency programs.
• Assist the Budget Office in conducting reviews on the control and usage of appropriated funds throughout the fiscal year in accordance with agency guidelines, circulars, directives, and OMB regulations.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Arts/Science or related field and four years minimum of federal financial management experience

  • Candidate must be self-motivated, and able to organize, prioritize, and carry out multiple tasks independently per deadlines

  • Ability to be flexible, embrace change, analyze, and address challenges met in carrying out administrative functions

  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with attention to detail

  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication and follow-up skills demonstrate maturity, tact, and the ability to keep an elevated level of confidentiality

  • A positive can-do attitude and composure under pressure are critical

  • Excellent computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft’s full Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

About the Company

VAAS Professionals is a Management & Consulting Firm looking for top-quality talent to join our growing team. We are an equal opportunity employer with a workplace culture built on mutual respect, teamwork, diversity, inclusion, and a desire for continuous career progression.

Employment is contingent on passing a mandatory Background Investigation.

Benefits: Health, Dental & Vision Insurance. 401(k) & 401(k) matching

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