Sr. Business Consultant

Job Locations US-DC-Washington
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Clearance Level
Public Trust


Aveshka is seeking a Sr. Business Consultant to support the Office of Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) and provide integrated and systematic financial and budgetary support to the BARDA Office of the Director.


The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) is a public health preparedness and emergency response organization in the Office of the Secretary at the United States Department of Health and Human Services. ASPR was created under the 2006 Pandemic and All Hazards Preparedness Act (and reauthorized in the Pandemic and All Hazards Reauthorization Act of 2013) in the wake of Hurricane Katrina to lead the nation in preventing, preparing for, and responding to the adverse health effects of public health emergencies and disasters. The ASPR serves as the principal adviser to the HHS Secretary responsible for providing integrated policy coordination and strategic direction with respect to all matters related to public health, medical preparedness, and deployment of the federal response for public health emergencies and incidents. The ASPR heads a Staff Division in the Office of the Secretary, serving as the Secretary's principal advisor on issues related to bioterrorism, and leads a collaborative approach to the department's preparedness, response, and recovery portfolio. In addition to this policy responsibility, the office of the ASPR also has operational responsibilities both for the advanced research and development of MCMs, and for coordination of the federal public health and medical response to incidents. The office of the ASPR serves as the lead official responsible for all federal public health and medical response to public health emergencies and incidents covered by the National Response Framework and National Disaster Recovery Framework


Essential Functions:


  • Provide daily finance and budget support to BARDA-OD
  • Manage BARDA Spend Plan and report out to BARDA Executive Leadership as needed
  • Act as budget lesion for BARDA to OFPA and AMCG, and other government offices
  • Assist BARDA-OD with budget planning, administration, reconciliation, and closeout activities
  • Execute requisition entry into financial systems
  • Prepare, route, and track funding packages
  • Provide analysis and response for various data calls at all budget levels (portfolio, program, and project)


Additional Responsibilities:


  • Support BARDA Total Live Cycle Management efforts
  • Build finance reports, spreadsheets, dashboards, and analysis documents
  • Build executive level finance briefings


Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree


Required Experience:

5+ years of experience related to Federal budget programs, budget management policies and procedures, and related experience


Required Clearance:



Desired Qualifications:




About Aveshka:

Aveshka is a professional services firm focused on addressing our nation’s most complex threats and challenges. As a small business we’re committed to supporting our clients’ missions with services delivered by our diverse and experienced staff. With expertise in cybersecurity, emergency preparedness, and public health, our experience base spans federal, state, and local governments, as well as private sector entities.


Aveshka encourages collaborative communication and ongoing learning.  Some of our benefits include:


  • Extensive training programs
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Education reimbursement
  • Technology benefits
  • Commuter benefits
  • Generous paid time off and much more!


Aveshka is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)


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