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Business Research Analyst

Xcelerate Solutions
United States, Virginia, Quantico
November 18, 2022

Business Research Analyst - Top Secret

Xcelerate Solutions is seeking a Business/Foreign Ownership, Control, or Influence (FOCI) Analyst who will be responsible for producing business assessments and source packages related to facility clearance eligibility, FOCI of contractors, and other business vulnerabilities. You will apply intelligence analytic standards to business intelligence, manipulate various data, and produce research reports to support trend analysis as it relates to FOCI assessments. Come join our award-winning organization and work with some of the most talented and brightest minds in the GovCon industry.


Quantico, VA

Security Clearance:

Top Secret


  • Produce business assessments and source packages related to FCL eligibility, FOCI of contractors, and other business vulnerabilities
  • Review and analyze corporate governance documents submitted by companies entering or participating in NISP, FY20 NDAA Section 847, or direct contract with DCSA, as well as open source, commercial, and classified sources to identify discrepancies, omissions, validate ownership/control/influence, and identify risk indicators.
  • Identify trends, patterns, anomalies, provide contextual understanding of the situation and recommend solutions
  • Conduct all-source, business-related research and analysis using open source, commercial and government databases aimed at U.S. and foreign companies and affiliated parties while producing FOCI assessments to validate self-reported corporate information, ID/uncover unreported FOCI; ID/uncover acts of non-compliance with U.S. laws and regulations; ID/uncover business and security-related vulnerabilities that could impact a company's ability to protect classified information; ID/uncover potential intelligence/CI threat indicators.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance, accounting, economics, corporate law, market research, or similar field
  • 3+ years' experience in business, risk analysis, competitive intelligence, intelligence, finance, M&A, or commercial due diligence

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years' experience providing training to others on standards, practices, and procedures
  • 3+ years' experience reviewing materials from other sources to ensure standards are met as it relates to format, usage, grammar, and analytic standards
  • 2+ years' experience tracking and producing business metrics

About Xcelerate Solutions
Founded in 2009 and headquartered in McLean, VA, Xcelerate Solutions (www.xceleratesolutions.com) is one of America's fastest-growing companies. Xcelerate's culture is defined by our diversified workforce of dynamic and versatile professionals, supported with growth and development opportunities that contribute to individual and company growth. This strong commitment to our employees has been recognized by our inclusion on the Washington Business Journal's "50 Best Places to Work" list as well as being a "Great Place to Work" certified company with a 4.6 star, and a 99% CEO approval Glassdoor rating. Come find out why Xcelerate Solutions is one of the DC Metro top employers!

Xcelerate Solutions is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, equal pay, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or expression of another protected characteristic. As part of this commitment to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals, Xcelerate provides reasonable accommodations if needed because of an applicant's or an employee's disability.

Pay Transparency Notice: Xcelerate Solutions will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.