Emily Jones is a supporting leader within Booz Allen’s Army business. Based out of our Huntsville, Alabama, office, her areas of applied expertise include financial management, audit readiness, strategic planning, and program management.
As the operations manager for our Army weapons subaccount, Emily manages the day-to-day business functions of a $130 million portfolio, covering three geographically dispersed locations and guiding more than 400 employees. Her responsibilities include portfolio revenue management, forecasting and tracking, performance variance and root cause analysis, business risk analysis, and budget management. Through this analysis, Emily identifies potential resource gaps and implements solutions to immediately bridge gaps while developing longer term strategies for implementation.
As leader of the Huntsville office’s small business outreach program, Emily directly engages with local small businesses. She also leads Booz Allen Huntsville’s science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education outreach efforts, working closely with Madison City and Huntsville City school systems to develop strategic partnerships focused on STEM workforce development. Through her efforts, Huntsville became the first office across Booz Allen to fully implement a high school internship program in 2018.
Emily has been with Booz Allen for more than a decade. Prior to her current position, she spent 5 years in the firm’s Honolulu, Hawaii, office, where she first supported the U.S. Air Force Pacific, Civil Engineering Directorate, Financial Management Branch. In this role, Emily assisted with accounting and financial management of various directorate programs, monitoring funding, tracking commitments and obligations, developing funding requirement projections, and coordinating with senior leaders to allot budgets within each branch based on mission impact. She then supported the U.S Navy’s audit readiness initiative at Pacific Fleet where she led various audit reviews for the travel and vendor pay business segments and designed and implemented corrective action plans to remediate material weaknesses.
Before joining Booz Allen in 2009, Emily was a financial manager for the Arc of Jackson County (Alabama), where she oversaw all financial decisions for the local nonprofit’s annual budget and prepared budgets and forecasts for the Board of Director’s review and approval.
Emily is a certified project management professional and defense financial manager–acquisition. She holds a B.S. in accounting from Jacksonville State University and an M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix.