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Senior Lead Program Analyst

Galorath Federal is seeking a highly motivated Senior Lead Program Analyst with a minimum of 10 years’ direct experience supporting the PPBE cycle to join an Army Program Office’s Business Management Directorate support team of business and acquisition professionals.  Candidate will display a strong work ethic as a budget subject matter expert to work closely with our Government client.  Successful candidates will have excellent oral and written communication skills, quantitative, research, analytical skills and the capability to contribute to the many budget, cost, and program activities that the ACAT I program undertakes.  The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, creative, forward thinking and willing to help solve problems for our clients.  They will perform a wide variety of reporting and business management functions through the full acquisition lifecycle concerning all major program milestones and annual budget, program, and cost requirements reporting directly to the Business Management Director.

You will:

  • Use tools such as on-site reviews for discussions with the Program Executive Office (PEO), Program Managers (PM), Department of Army (DA), or Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) operating officials.
  • Conduct reviews of legislative directives, policies, plans, reports, schedules, records and similar materials.
  • Serve as the functional point of contact for day-to-day budget/financial/cost/programmatic issues.
  • Budget, Financial Management, and program activities which include but not limited to all phases of planning, analysis, formulation, justification, presentation, execution, and review of the single and multi-year budgets for the entire program, as well as various acquisition documentation inputs required for an ACAT IAM program.
  • Prepare and submit all budgetary schedules, exhibits, budget justifications, reclamas and impact statements for the Program which includes all the Budget Estimate Submission data calls, R forms, P forms, Exhibit 300, and the Smart Charts.
  • Prepare or review and edit a variety of reports covering the status of funds, expenses, and obligations.
  • Review/provide recommendations on Program Objective Memorandum (POM), Information Technology Systems Budget (ITSB), and other budget-related documents.
  • Perform budget formulation work involving review and preparation of budget estimates and financial plans using PROBE, PPBES and GFEBS.
  • Provide advice, assistance and guideline on budgeting, cost estimating, and related program information.  Conduct analyses, reviews, and special studies of budget and/or related information.
  • Provide HQDA/OSD/PEO EIS/IPPS-A decision makers with objectively based data and analysis for evaluating and responding to issues and problems on program priorities, milestones, objectives, and on defending the programs and projects to Congress.
  • Use budgetary and other Army and DoD automated system(s) and computer-generated products in accomplishing budgeting/funding assignments.
  • Provide support to develop reports/briefings such as:  Procurement and RDTE Forms, Test and Evaluation Funding Reports, POM, BES, and PB submissions, Congressional briefings, DAES reports, DAMIR reports, and Quarterly Performance Reports, etc.
  • Detailed skill in negotiation techniques to justify, defend, and obtain approval of program requirements with DOD and HQDA during the Army PPBES process.
  • Provide ad-hoc program, budget, and cost requests as needed.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key individuals/groups outside immediate work unit.


  • Must have at least 5 years' experience in Army budget analysis, budget methods, and operating procedures, with at least 3 years’ experience using GFEBs.
  • 10 years of experience in budget analysis.  7 years of experience with an MA/MS/MBA.
  • Experience in comparing figures in relationships between program plans and budgetary data, and expressing thoughts in a logical written format.
  • DoD ACAT I major program acquisition life cycle experience, Army preferred.
  • BS/BA required with preference in Business, Finance, or Economics.
  • Experience in administrative, professional, technical, or other responsible senior level work that utilizes knowledge of management principles and practices.
  • Experience analyzing problems, drawing logical conclusions, and communicating effectively with others.
  • Experience using computer and automation systems, extensive Excel and PowerPoint experience.
  • Must possess a Secret security clearance.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

Competitive Compensation
Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Company sponsored Long Term Disability
Company sponsored Life/AD&D
Voluntary Life
AFLAC Voluntary Benefits
Flexible Spending Accounts (dependent & health care)

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