• Cooperative Defense Initiative Financial Analyst/Resource SME

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    BlueWater Federal Solutions is a dynamic and nimble systems integration firm providing professional services and IT solutions to the Federal Government throughout the nation. We are viewed by our Federal Customers (DHS, Army, Navy, CENTCOM, DHA, EPA, GSA) as a trusted partner with a track record of successful past performance and superior customer value.


    Without question, our company's strength lies in our people – Over 250 men and women who are deeply passionate about client partnership, reliable delivery, and successful results. We are looking for individuals who share this aspiration and invite you to join us in work that truly makes a difference for our clients.


    The Cooperative Defense Initiative Financial Analyst/Resource Subject Matter Expert (SME) provides financial subject matter expertise in the preparation of current and out-year financial planning and programming recommendations to the USCENTCOM Plans and Policy Directorate (J5) CWMD Division.


    • Monitor accounting transaction postings, researching posting errors, and coordinating with the Defense Finance Accounting Service to correct the errors.
    • Provide expertise and operational support to the CWMD Division in the use of the Defense Travel System Budget tools.
    • Assign lines of accounting for cross-organizational access, internal Division processing, tracking government funding documents including closeout procedures with the appropriate sponsoring agency comptroller.
    • Manage the funding sources required to support the CWMD Division Program utilizing the different types of funding authorities available to including Air Force Operations and Maintenance funds and other funding authorities in accordance with the guidance provided by the CWMD Division Leadership.
    • Maintain all financial records/documentations in accordance with the Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness guidance.
    • Effectively communicate at the 4-Star Headquarters level all funding actions supporting the CWMD Division within the USCENTCOM staff and external agencies.
    • Track the Cooperative Defense Initiative (CDI) funding program documents sent to and received from outside agencies to ensure program accountability and accuracy of funding status changes.
    • Provide updates to the Global Theater Security Cooperation Management Information System (G-TSCMIS)



    • Must hold an Active TS/SCI clearance
    • Bachelor's degree in a finance and budget discipline
    • 5+ years of experience of financial management in a four-star level headquarters organization or equivalent
    • Demonstrated knowledge of DOD financial management systems and experience as a member on a multi-disciplinary team.
    • Working knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft Office applications


    BlueWater Federal is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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