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Junior Business Financial Manager - ARPA-H

Job Position Description: 

 

SoKat is seeking a Junior Business Financial Manager (BFM) for ARPA-H. Please Note: This position is contingent upon contract award. 

 

The Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) is a new agency within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) focused on accelerating breakthroughs in health. ARPA-H operates with a high degree of flexibility and agility to support high-risk, high-reward research programs that have the potential to transform human health. The Business Financial Manager (BFM) plays a critical role in supporting ARPA-H's mission by providing comprehensive financial and administrative support to Program Managers (PMs) and the broader agency. In this role, you will be responsible for building and managing program budgets and justifications, financial tracking and analysis, supporting solicitation and acquisition materials, and overall tracking and coordination of funding forecasts-to-actuals.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree 

  • 3 years of experience as a Business Advisor in a financial management role, preferably in a government or research environment

  • Knowledge of Federal financial regulations and accounting principles

  • Experience with financial modeling tools

  • U.S. Citizen/Permanent Resident and able to obtain a Public Trust Clearance

Employment Benefits:

  • Full-time, W2 employment

  • Exempt, salaried

  • Eligible for paid benefits, including full health insurance package and PTO

  • Work with the brightest minds in academia and industry and with one of the fastest growing AI companies with a proven track record of innovation

  • Abundant opportunities for mentorship, training and career guidance in Artificial Intelligence, as it applies across all industries

  • Hybrid work/Must be able to be in office for in-person meetings in Washington D.C.

Responsibilities:

 

  • The Business Financial Manager (BFM) plays a critical role in supporting ARPA-H's mission by providing comprehensive financial and administrative support to Program Managers (PMs) and the broader agency

  • In this role, you will be responsible for building and managing program budgets and justifications, financial tracking and analysis, supporting solicitation and acquisition materials, and overall tracking and coordination of funding forecasts-to-actuals

  • Assist Program Managers (PMs) with the development and execution of their program budgets, including forecasting, tracking, and analyzing expenditures

  • Prepare and manage financial documents such as OTAs, grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements

  • Track and manage program milestones and deliverables, ensuring compliance with funding agreements

  • Monitor and report on program performance metrics, providing insights to PMs and leadership

  • Develop and maintain financial models and forecasts for assigned programs

  • Analyze financial data and trends, identifying potential risks and opportunities

  • Prepare financial reports and presentations for internal and external stakeholders

  • Ensure compliance with all Federal financial regulations and agency policies

  • Manage program contracts and awards, coordinating with contracting officers and legal counsel

  • Organize and facilitate program meetings and workshops

  • Prepare correspondence and presentations for various audiences

  • Manage travel and other program expenses

  • Work effectively with a diverse team of ARPA-H staff, including Program Managers, scientists, engineers, and administrative professionals

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with external partners, including performers and grant recipients (research teams), contractors, and other government agencies

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