Budget Analyst

Washington, DC

Budget Analyst

Category: Finance

Main location: United States, District of Columbia, Washington

Position ID: J0324-1704

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

Become part of a cross-functional team of financial, budget, management, audit and grants program analysts for dynamic federal environment. We are seeking a self-motivated individual who will apply demonstrated knowledge of federal budget cycle (from budget formulation thru execution and statement analysis) to support highly visible and sensitive grants programs in assessing their budget status, reviewing travel and conference funding, to support. Work closely with programs and the Budget Officer, taking guidance, but also seeking opportunities to improve processes and tools.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Perform budget and payroll analysis – budget to actuals and identify variances or issues

Create monthly budget and financial reports for leadership to monitor and assess program (funds status and others)

Run reports in JEDI and UFMS (Momentum)

Create documents in UFMS, and assist client in reviewing data in the financial ledger, and reconciling against budget activity

Create Reports in Excel format (requiring Pivot skills)

Support annual federal budget formulation process

Engage with program managers on their budget and funds status and their workforce/payroll reports

Review travel requests against budget

Compare, analyze and create payroll to manpower reports (considering timing differences) and be able to summarize and explain variances

Monitor conference workflow for approvals in grants and integrated systems

Develop written procedures for budget analysis support

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Demonstrated federal budgetary formulation, payroll analysis, and reconciliation expertise, including monitoring/maintaining funding reports by program level

• Knowledge of the federal budget formulation cycles and activities

• Demonstrated federal financial experience with analysis, reporting and reconciliation

• Ability to communicate clearly and professionally verbally and in writing on budgetary matters to program leaders and the financial leadership

• Ability to communicate conference workflows, develop written and clear justification for approvals from senior leadership

• Be responsive to requests from client program analysts and leads

• Experience working with federal financial and accounting systems

• Expert Excel skills

• Expert with MS tools (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)

• A bachelor’s degree in business or finance and have at least 4 years’ experience successfully participating in completion of similar projects in the federal sector

• In lieu of an degree, a minimum of four (2) years’ experience with budget execution and strong excel skills is acceptable


• CGI Momentum financial system experience with reports and transactions entry and analysis and reporting

• Professional certification desirable

• Experience presenting to leadership levels

• Comfortable leading training (remote or in person)



CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to: skill set level; experience and training; and licensure and certifications. CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $61,200- $100,900.


  • Detail-oriented

  • Finance & Accounting

  • Financial Analysis

  • Operations Management

  • Momentum Financials

  • Technical Writing

What you can expect from us:

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