Share Email Opening Apply Now

Acquisition and Financial Support Task Lead 


The Columbia Group (TCG), is a technical services support company which has a successful 50+ year history of providing the United States Military with acquisition, logistics management, engineering, design, fabrication, test and evaluation, information technology and financial management support services. As a full-time employee of The Columbia Group, you will receive a comprehensive benefits package to include a quality health insurance program (medical, drug, vision and dental) for you and your family, group life insurance, group short and long-term disability insurance, a 401K Profit Sharing Retirement Plan, Flexible Spending Account, and professional development opportunities. You will accrue 'Paid Time Off' (PTO) to be used towards vacation or sick leave, in addition to receiving ten (10) paid Federal holidays.

The ideal candidate will support PEO USC. The Navy's PEO Unmanned and Small Combatants (PEO USC) designs, develops, builds, maintains and modernizes the Navy's expanding family of unmanned maritime systems, mine warfare systems and small surface combatants. 

We are seeking an Acquisition and Financial Support Task Lead to join our team in Washington, DC. The ideal candidate will: 

  •  Assist in developing strategic and business planning to include business models, business/strategic plans, and business practices development assistance.
  • Provide overarching budget and financial support in all areas of DoD Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution System (PPBES). Assist in research, development, and preparation of Program Objective Memorandum (POM)/Program Review (PR) program requirements, and issue papers.
  • Support collection of financial data and preparation of formal and informal responses to Requests for Information (RFI) to various activities including but not limited to OPNAV resource sponsors, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Financial Management and Comptroller Office (FMB), Congressional Staff, and internal codes such as NAVSEA 01.
  • Monitor obligations and expenditures status, track performance against obligation and expenditure benchmarks and monitor/reconcile Negative Unliquidated Obligations (NULOs) and Unliquidated Obligations (ULOs) in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).
  • Provide overarching budget and financial support in all areas of FMS Administrative Budget preparation and defense.
  • Provide expert quality financial support with particular focus on budget preparation and justification, funds execution, contract analysis as well as analysis and the presentation of financial data in various formats.
  • Assist in identifying and helping to implement financial "Best Practices" improvements.
  • Assist in the preparation, update, and review of FMB/DON, OSD/Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and Congressional budget exhibits and Budget back-up material for all appropriations managed by the PEO USC Front Office Staff.
  • Assist in preparing, reviewing, and updating responses to financial data calls including budget questions/changes, Quarterly/Mid-Year Reviews, taxonomy, and other budget requests.
  • Provide overarching support to the ERP Site Implementation Lead (SIL) by participating in program meetings, reviews, and conferences at Contractor and government sites.
  • Assist in ERP with Program Budget Financial Management (PBFM) role mapping.
  • Assist in identifying and helping to implement financial "Best Practices" improvements across all PEO USC program offices.
  • Provide purchase card support including backup documentation to ensure all transactions are valid and auditable, and assist in maintaining the supply room. (Note: This task does not include purchasing.)
  • Provide expertise to assist in acquisition documentation, instructions, policy reviews and input, analysis and management of contracting actions with NAVSEA 02 and Warfare Centers.
  • Identify areas for efficiency improvements and provide recommendations for implementation.
  • Assist in managing PEO USC Quarterly Execution Review (QER) process for assigned program offices and consolidated PEO level consolidation of QER metrics.
  • Assist in the management, planning, updating and reporting for the PEO USC Manager’s Internal Control Program.
  • Review program information and documentation to identify technical parameters and thresholds as they pertain to each PEO USC program relative to applicable statutory and regulatory acquisition requirements.
Position Requirements

Required Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree (BS/BA) in related field from an accredited institution. 
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience with DoD acquisition processes, in DoD/Navy program management, Industry or Government technical management, or Industry or Government business management.
  • Minimum of 5 years' supervisory experience
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in/with: Acquisition and Financial Support.
  • US citizenship is a prerequisite.
  • An active Secret security clearance is required.



Full-Time/Part-Time Contingent  
Position Navy Unmanned Systems Project Manager for Acquisition and Financial Support  
Division The Columbia Group  
Req Number PRO-19-00006  
Location Washington DC WNY  
About the Organization We are a premier federal services company with a successful history of providing the United States Military, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Aviation Administration, and other departments / agencies of the federal government. We employ hundreds of professionals, providing client-focused solutions, across all armed forces, in multiple locations throughout the United States.  
EOE Statement We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected Veteran status.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

Apply Now


Other Jobs Within Same Category
-- None found --

Other Jobs Within 60 Miles
Sr. Naval Architect in Washington, DC
Posted on: 2/17/2021
[Apply Now]

Electrical Engineer in Washington, DC
Posted on: 2/17/2021
[Apply Now]

LHA(R) Air Traffic Control (ATC) SME in Washington, DC
Posted on: 2/17/2021
[Apply Now]

Landing Craft GFE Program Lead in Washington, DC
Posted on: 2/17/2021
[Apply Now]

Senior LHA(R) T&E Support Analyst in Washington, DC
Posted on: 2/17/2021
[Apply Now]


Click here for technical assistance.