International Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Financial Analyst, Senior

Job Locations US-MD-Patuxent River
Full Time


We are seeking an International Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Financial Analyst, Senior to support our team in Patuxent River, Maryland. This role is located within the Persistent Maritime Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program Office (PMA-262). 


At AVIAN (pronounced *a-v-yin*) we believe in the extraordinary potential of every individual. As an employee owner at AVIAN, you will find that we have cultivated an employee-first mentality. By prioritizing talent over experience, we ensure that every hire we make is as unique as the position that they will be filling.


Here on our team, we embrace new challenges and focus on continuous learning which fosters growth mindsets in all our employee owners; whether you are joining the workforce for the very first time or if you’re a seasoned professionals who has their eyes set on retirement.


Our commitment to providing our customers and employees with an unmatched experience sets us apart. We believe that every team member has a stake in the success of AVIAN, and we strive to ensure that each member of our team knows that their contributions matter. You can be sure as an employee owner you will celebrate both your individual and our collective triumphs.


Taking care of each other is a cornerstone of the AVIAN philosophy. Being part of the AVIAN team means being part of a team that takes pride in being expansive in our community because our impact doesn’t stop in the workplace. We actively engage in community initiatives, empowering our employees to make a meaningful difference.


We believe that employee investment shouldn’t be a one-way street, so we offer benefits that normalize balancing mental wellness and family time with work responsibilities. From Flexible Time Off to Wellness Reimbursements we want all our team members to achieve the highest levels of life/work balance.


AVIAN - where creative, talented minds flourish, and where proactive, productive, proficient professionals feel valued.


Functional Description and Position Responsibilities: 

  • Examine budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and regulations. Analyze budgeting and accounting reports.
  • Apply financial and budgeting knowledge and undertake objective and systematic analysis to draw accurate conclusions based on evidence.
  • Provide budget support, including coordination of budget preparation, financial performance monitoring and reporting.
  • Execute funds by processing funding documents, updating related requirements records, and supporting commercial activity.
  • Evaluate and interrogate financial data to ensure the accuracy of financial information in reports and systems.  Take action to report and/or correct anomalies and errors.
  • Negotiate sensitive financial issues with stakeholders to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes.


Desired Qualifications: This position will utilize demonstrated abilities in the following areas:

  • Pulling reports, entering ZSPS PRs and ZFD from Navy ERP
  • Common Spend Planning Tool (CSPT)
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Suite (primarily Excel) knowhow
  • Ability to review multiple sets of data to identify patterns, errors, and anomalies. Must have demonstrated experience summarizing and reporting key messages to stakeholders.
  • Ability to think critically, learn new processes, and suggest improvements to existing processes.


Required Qualifications:

  • Education: A Master's Degree or allowable substitutions is required for this position.  Allowable Degree Substitution: Bachelor’s Degree plus two (2) years additional work experience performing duties described in the functional description, OR Associate’s Degree plus four (4) years additional work experience performing duties described in the functional description, OR Six (6) years additional work experience performing duties described in the functional description.

  • Experience: This position requires more than 10 years of experience
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense security clearance.
  • Due to the sensitivity of customer-related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.



AVIAN is a service-based organization. As an equal opportunity employer, our policy of business is to seek the most qualified candidate for each talent opportunity without regard to race, creed, color, sex, age, religious belief, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sexual preference, physical or mental handicap, lawful political affiliation or veteran’s status.


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