Budget Analyst

Rockville, Maryland
Nov 24, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

We are currently searching for a Budget Analyst to provide support to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This opportunity is a full-time position with MSC, and it is on-site in Rockville, MD.


Duties & Responsibilities
  • Maintain multiyear financial models. Work collaboratively to assure that Division financial models are congruent with Institute planning models.
  • Adapt planning models to budget plans that align with scientific opportunities for the formulation and execution of future year budgets.
  • Update commitment base systems based upon past and current funding allocations.
  • Establish Initial Operating Plan for the year of execution.
  • Provide guidance and assistance with the preparation of quarterly updates of the Operating Plan during the year of execution.
  • Maintain, update and monitor planning and execution data system and track variances of actual to budget.
  • Prepare realignment requests.
  • Prepare actual vs projected expenditures on a continuing basis during the year-end process to assure efficient use of budgeted funds.
  • Prepare Preliminary Plans as required each year.
  • Receive guidance and then assist with of updates on Commitment Bases, Budgets, Plan Tables (Preliminary Plan components) as required.
  • Assist in the preparation of actual financial results as required each year.
  • Maintain and update division spend plans with the following:
    • Actual year end results
    • Realignments of funds
    • Projections of spending based on future budgetary assumptions
    • Detailed extramural spending plans for current and future years generated by the annual RIC cycles
    • Data from various multiyear financial models that provide data used in the Mission Plan
  • Provide assistance and tracking on a spectrum of other budget related activities, including:
    • Grants planning, pay line establishment, leadership and Council approvals, and financial management
    • Planning for and managing under continuing resolutions
    • Managing expenditures during the End of Year process to assure efficient use of budgeted funds o Year-end close out activities and strategies
    • AIDS data collection and reporting activities and budget formulation.
    • COVID resource management and spending activities.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, or a related field.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience working with complex, multi-component budgets.
  • Experience preparing strategic planning models, for budget formulation and execution.
  • Familiarity with end of year close-out procedures.
  • Experience formulating future spending projections and planning and managing current budgets under continuing resolutions.
  • Experience tracking budget data: grant planning, payline establishments, and other financial management necessities, etc.
  • Must have experience using a data system to track variances for actual budget metrics.


Due to our contractual requirements and federal orders, including an Executive Order from the White House and an emergency regulation from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the position for which you are applying requires that you provide proof of your vaccination status. If you are unable to receive the COVID-19 vaccine for medical reasons or because of a sincerely held religious belief, you may request an exemption from the vaccination requirement which shall be reviewed after the submission of requested documentation. If an accommodation is granted, the conditions may include weekly testing and masking. All Guidehouse employees also agree to follow any additional health and safety mitigation policies that may be required in the workplace.


Company Description

Dovel Technologies and its Family of Companies (Medical Science & Computing and Ace Info Solutions) were acquired in October 2021.


Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies.


Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.


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