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Budget Analyst (NIH-Remote)

Company: Ripple Effect
Location: Denver
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Ripple Effect is seeking a Budget Analyst to support to the Office of Research Facilities (ORF) within the National Institutes of Health (NIH).------We are looking for an individual with great attention-to-detail and communications skills to provide strategic financial analysis and budget.

Position Overview

  • Location: Bethesda, MD 20892
  • Position Information: Full-Time Regular, Exempt
  • Supervisory: No
  • Vacancy: One Opening
  • Security Level: Ability to perform on federal contracts which includes successful completion of SF85, SF85P, SF86, or similar form(s) to pass a background investigation.
  • Travel Required:---This position requires occasional local travel (Washington, D.C. area) for work related meetings
  • Relocation Expenses:---No relocation expenses may be authorized for this position

    Job Description

    The Budget Analyst will be responsible for financial analysis, tracking, and reporting on the Office of Innovation and Information Technology (OIIT) asset management system. The Budget Analyst will be responsible for monitoring, documenting, and improving upon the full process lifecycle and will help develop and review policies and governance related to asset management. We are seeking an organized individual who is self-motivated, detail-oriented, and a team player. An ideal candidate will demonstrate great interpersonal skills, ability to manage multiple projects, and have excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and can prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment. The individual must be comfortable learning new software and knows how to harness technology to accomplish project goals.

    What You'll Do:
    • Provide strategic financial analysis, tracking, and reporting of ORF's asset management system, summarizing key takeaways and providing evidence-based recommendations for improvement.
    • Create dashboards and develop monitoring metrics.
    • Help develop and review equipment policies and larger governance issues.
    • Act as liaison to NIH's Office of Innovation and Information Technology OIIT for asset management. Develop good relationships and provide excellent customer service.
    • Leverage technology to create charts, tables, graphs, SharePoint lists, Power BI dashboards, etc. for effective data management and communication.
    • Provide high-level, comprehensive analysis of ORF's financial reporting, as needed
    • Identify and drive process improvement. Create SOPs to standardize and document processes.
    • Organize, attend, and contribute to ORF property meetings. Track status of action items, monitor deadlines, and follow-up, as appropriate. Create and develop presentations for briefings/meetings.
    • Perform other related duties, as needed.


      • Bachelors' and 4 years' experience with financial tracking and budget analysis

        Basic Requirements
        • Highly organized, efficient, and extremely detail-oriented
        • Intermediate Excel skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word, and PowerPoint
        • Proficient in SharePoint 2016, SharePoint 2019, and/or SharePoint Online
        • Ability to prioritize among multiple tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
        • Ability to work independently and know when to seek assistance

          Skills that Set You Apart

          If you don't have all of the skills below, don't be discouraged-no resume paints a complete picture of a person. There's a good chance you're more wonderful than you think, so please apply!
          • Experience with asset or facilities management and analyses
          • Experience with government financial systems and Power BI
          • Advanced skills in excel
          • Proven project management experience with strong analytical skills
          • Demonstrated strength in oral and written communication skills, including professional emails

            What Makes a Successful Rippler?

            This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required to be successful in the role. Other duties may be assigned to help make our clients successful and achieve our company goals. We have designed the introductory period to convey company core values and clear expectations of your role.
            • You pay attention to the details. Anything worth doing is worth doing right, every single time. So you stay organized, meet commitments and deadlines, work efficiently, and always check your work.
            • You communicate clearly. You consider your audience and take care to get your points across professionally and concisely, both in writing and when speaking to others. You're comfortable interacting with clients, coworkers, and stakeholders, and respect everyone's perspective.
            • You work independently. You know how to manage competing deadlines on multiple simultaneous projects, and can adapt when you need to re-prioritize. When you're stuck, you take initiative to find resources, and you're comfortable asking for help when you need it.
            • You're eager to learn. You have a track record of learning new things, especially programs, technology, and processes. You embrace change, and if you can't find a teacher, you teach yourself. Once you learn something new, you are excited to evaluate it and teach it to others.

              Company Background

              Ripple Effect provides professional consulting services and exceptional talent to federal, private, and non-profit clients to support some of the most crucial policies and programs that shape our nation. Our multi-disciplinary team, across communications & outreach, research & evaluation, policy & program management, and strategic staffing domains, empowers us to build common sense, tailored solutions that make our clients successful, no matter their challenges. Ripple Effect is a diverse and inclusive environment, full of bright, insightful, and intentional people who value and reward adaptability, lifelong learning, and authenticity


              Total Rewards

              We reward our employees for their contributions to our mission in many ways, from competitive pay and exceptional benefits, to a range of work/life programs based on employment classification. Benefit offerings may include:
              • Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, and Vision
              • Life, long-term disability, and other insurance products
              • Health and Wellness Programs
              • Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts
              • Retirement 401K program
              • Profit sharing and bonus program
              • Paid and unpaid leave
              • Performance & Professional development
              • Flexible schedules and remote work arrangements

                Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other reason prohibited by law in provision of employment opportunities and benefits;

                EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled employer;

                Employment eligibility will be verified using E-verify;

                Applicants may be asked to participate in assessments during the interview process as described in our Informed Consent Policy; and

                Applicants will not be reimbursed for any expenses associated with the interview process or relocation.

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