Budget Analyst

Bethesda, Maryland
Jan 05, 2022
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

We are currently searching for a Budget Analyst to provide financial and budgetary services for the NIH/NIAID Division of Intramural Research to provide budget tracking for Federal Research Laboratories and associated financial management. Need to be able to track budgets at an NIH Divisional and Laboratory level on a fiscal year basis and clearly communicate and explain complex federal financial issues to customers who are not experts in federal financial issues. This opportunity is full-time, and it is on site in Bethesda, MD.  



Duties & Responsibilities
  • Maintain budget spreadsheets, track project expenditures and budget amendments
  • Develop, update, and maintain spreadsheets for tracking budgets
  • Prepare spreadsheets to analyze information
  • Update spreadsheets pertaining to procurement, budgets, and awards
  • Develop and maintain budget presentation master files and spreadsheets
  • Gathers financial information and develops spreadsheets to support coordination of budgetary activities
  • Conduct management reviews or audits of financial data and reports and provide appropriate summary conclusions
  • Provide detailed, comparative projections of financial data and spending plans
  • Identify potential issues and discuss with staff
  • Work with Budget Program Analyst to manage central expenses
  • Work with staff on the executing and/ or monitoring for budgets of the divisions and programs of the Institute
  • Assist with budgetary and financial management services
  • Monitor, review, and reconcile information relating to commitments, obligations, expenditures, and reimbursable orders
  • Monitor and analyze funding plans and organization spending projections; prepare justifications as required
  • Obtain, organize, and maintain necessary documentation requiring signatures
  • Conduct review of obligating documents in accounting systems
  • Document and manage business partner agreements through Excel-based logs
  • Assist in processing inter/ intra agency agreements and direct funding citations in keeping with defined budget authority levels
  • Process inter/ intra agency agreements and direct funding citations in keeping with defined budget authority levels
  • Conduct management reviews or audits of financial data and reports and provide appropriate summary conclusions; provide recommendations for corrective action if necessary
  • Analyze data and produce financial reports to be used by staff in determining financial resources and budget allocations
  • Prepare, analyze, and track budget and financial reports
  • Perform specialized duties for agency and IC agreements, gifts funds and requests for use of appropriated funds
  • Work with Budget Program Analyst to develop long range strategic plans to maximize financial, workforce, space, facility, clinical, animal and related resources
  • Prepare materials for the annual PI resource reviews and BSC reviews
  • Perform a broad range of data analytics for Budget Program Analyst so that the Institute can make data informed decisions on resources; identify trends, gaps, and potential cost savings
  • Work with budget analysts in preparing the end of year reporting
  • Update budget system with allocations and expenditures Identify errors and make corrections
  • Collaborate with Budget Team staff to estimate fiscal year and end-of-year budgets
  • Monitor and analyze expenditures and organizational spending plans to assist with budgetary activities
  • Populate and maintain budget formulation master files and spreadsheets for use in coordinating budget planning activities








  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or Medical Administration
  • Financial related certification preferred
  • At least 2 years of experience



  • Annual budget preparation and reconciliation, funds tracking and auditing
  • Fiscal year closeout
  • Account reconciliation
  • Financial and/or accounting systems
  • MS Office



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Company Description

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