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Senior Financial Analyst
Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. Alexandria, VA

Senior Financial Analyst

Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.
Alexandria, VA
  • Full-Time

Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) delivers high-impact, technical solutions to complex national security issues. With over 50 years of business expertise and consistent growth, we are known for continuous innovation for our government customers, in both the US and abroad. Our exceptionally talented team is highly collaborative in spirit and practice, producing Results that Matter. Come work with the best! We offer opportunity, unique challenges, and clear-sighted commitment to the mission. Objective. Responsive. Trusted.


SPA’s Sea Land Air (SLA) Division supports a diverse portfolio of national security government clients, including the Undersea Enterprise, the Navy Surface Community, the Navy MPTE Enterprise, the Air Force, Army, DoD Agencies, DARPA, international clients including the Canadian Navy and Australian Defence Force.  Our primary objective is to provide timely, objective and analytic assessments that integrate the policy, operational, technical, programmatic and acquisition aspects of our clients’ challenges.


Leveraging both in-domain and cross-domain expertise to maximize our clients’ success, SLA Division acts as trusted agents to senior decision-makers and key leaders and excels at providing data driven analytic insights, systems engineering, strategies and plans that address current and emerging challenges to national security.


The Undersea Technology Analysis Group (UTAG), within the Sea, Land, & Air Division in SPA, conducts rigorous and objective analyses to enable the Navy and other DoD organizations to make decisions, plans, and strategies to deliver emerging undersea technologies and warfighting capabilities.  We support clients across the undersea and naval special warfare enterprises, including those within resourcing and requirements (OPNAV N97), acquisition (program offices for undersea technologies and naval special warfare), and science and technology (Office of Naval Research, DARPA)  Our enduring capabilities include:

  • Identifying capability gaps, developing requirements, and generating solutions
  • Assessing the operational utility and technical feasibility of new technologies
  • Execution of acquisition and technology development programs, including developing plans and roadmaps to mature, deliver, and sustain new technologies
  • Analysis of vulnerabilities and threats to undersea platforms and systems
  • Quantitative analysis and modeling of undersea forces and their missions

SPA is assembling a team to support Naval Expeditionary Programs.  Work is expected to start in early December, 2024.

Financial Analysts provide financial management support for a branch, office, organization, or department. They may also perform the following duties: Providing advice and technical assistance in the preparation of annual budgets. Measure organizational performance; assess the effects of various programs and policies on the budget. Analysts examine budget estimates or proposals for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with established procedures, regulations, and organizational objectives. May employ cost-benefit analysis to review financial requests, assess program tradeoffs, and explore alternative funding methods. Examine past and current budgets and research economic and financial developments that affect the organization’s spending. Develop guidelines and policies governing the formulation and maintenance of budgets. May conduct training sessions for company or government agency personnel regarding new budget procedures. Coordinate financial activities across various stakeholders. Manage finances across multiple funding types. Track budgets, costs, and variances. Produce executive summaries. Conduct financial reporting and analyses on financial issues and customer requirements. Develop and propose courses of actions (COAs) and recommendations for financial issues. Interpret and apply financial management principles. Apply financial management processes, techniques, policies, regulations and organizational strategic goals.

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree
  • 7 or more years of qualifying experience

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts Degree in an associated business discipline
  • 10 or more years of experience in the analysis and development of financial data, processes, and reporting functions
  • The Senior Financial Analyst is an expert in Navy and DoD financial systems and processes for program areas such as Counter Radio Electronic Warfare (CREW), Joint Explosive Ordnance Disposal (JEOD), Underwater Explosive Ordnance Disposal (UWEOD), Expeditionary Medical (ExMed), and Anti-Terrorism Afloat (ATA).


Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.

Alexandria, VA
22311 USA


Finance and Insurance

Posted date

February 19, 2024

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Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. job posting for a Senior Financial Analyst in Alexandria, VA with a salary of $86,500 to $107,800 Yearly with a map of Alexandria location.