Washington, D.C
Jun 20, 2022
Jun 28, 2022
Full Time

As a BUDGET ANALYST (TITLE 32),GS 0560 11, you will perform but are not limited to:

1. Serves as the primary analyst regarding resource management. Performs program analysis, including planning, programming, budgeting, funds allocation, accounts management, internal controls and reporting. Provides fiscal and budgetary policy, and regulatory guidelines for the directorate. Accomplishes the full spectrum of budget functions in support of state and federal operations, training, readiness missions, natural disasters, and Homeland Defense/ Defense Support of Civil Authorities (HLD/DSCA). (20%)

2. Executes budget. Continually analyzes and evaluates unexpected changes and gaps in program plans and funding. Reviews expenditure of G-3 appropriations, re-imbursement allocations and transfer of funds. Exercises technical authority and control in approving or disapproving funding requests based on fiscal law, regulation, or policy. Reviews funding documents for assigned appropriations. Allocates appropriated funds to individual activities/functional areas based on an analysis of activity budget estimates, historical expenditures, quarterly projections, and approved funding. Reviews, edits, and consolidates annual and multi-year budget estimates for assigned organizations and programs into a consolidated budget request. Prepares or edits narrative justification and projected funding needs, and assures data in request is formally and accurately documented in a wide variety of unrelated forms, schedules, and reports. (30%)

3. Performs program analysis of actual expenditures compared to planned utilization of annual budget and/or allotment authority, evaluates fund availability to achieve balance of approved objectives and determines where reprogramming actions may be necessary. Identifies trends and patterns, recommends ways to improve utilization of funds, and suggests alternative funding approaches. Evaluates the effect of cost and programmatic changes on the budget execution process. Adjusts fund allocations as required. Verifies, enters and adjusts budgetary data in a variety of forms, schedules, and reports. Provides analytical guidance for year-end close out to ensure proper, legal, and full utilization of funds. (10%)

4. Provides financial advice, interpretation, and guidance on a variety of budget related matters, to include types of funding available, budgetary changes, and year-end closeout procedures. (10%)

5. Presents effective analyses of financial management information regarding the expenditure of appropriated funds utilizing a network of multi-level federal operating systems. Appointed as an approving authority for release and expenditure of logistics funds and a member of the Program Budget Advisory Committee (PBAC). Prepares information for and documents results of quarterly PBAC meeting. Conducts briefings and documents the monthly financial management meetings with Program Director. Conducts funds reconciliations with the USPFO. (10%)6. Serves as a technical authority and expert on matters of OPTEMPO funding issues for the Directorate. Manages the Defense Travel System (DTS) for the DCS-G3. (15%)7. Performs other duties as assigned. (5%)


Conditions of Employment

  • National Guard Membership is required.
  • Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
  • Minimum Rank: E-7/SFC
  • Maxmimum Rank: O-3/CPT
  • MOS: OFF: 36A, 42B, ENL: 36B, 42A
  • Incumbent will be required to complete training in fiscal disciplines; Fiscal Law, Resource Management Course (RMIC) Contracting Officer Representative (COR), Department of the Army Mobilization Process System 0 ADOS (DAMPS-A).
  • Appointed as an approving authority for release and expenditure of logistics funds and a member of the Program Budget Advisory Committee (PBAC).
  • This is a Financial Management Level Certified position IAW the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2012, Public Law 112-81, Subtitle F-Financial Management, Section 1599d.
  • Incumbent shall comply with the requirements of this certification program.
  • Certification Level 2: THIS IS A FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT Level 2 Certified position


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General Experience - All series personnel must be certified at the next higher level before being eligible for that level and must have a minimum of one year on-the-job experience in the grade immediately below the next higher level. An applicant must have a validated understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the occupational series and grade.
Specialized Experience - To qualify for the GS-0560-11 position, the candidate must be eligible for entry into the position's financial management certification career program based on the position's GS-grade and/or the candidate's military rank before final approval and appointment is processed. A candidate must have at least 24 months of finance budget experiences and competencies that provided knowledge of financial principles and procedures. Candidate must have an excellent understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the National Guard financial budget business program requirements. A candidate must have experiences and training that demonstrates the abilities to follow directions, to read, retain, and understand a variety of instructions, regulations, policies and procedures. As a condition of continued employment in the GS-0560-11 position and dependent on the position's certification level and contingent on the employee's military rank, the employee must complete the higher financial management certification within 24 months of appointment to the position.

This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the DC Army National Guard.
You must meet the minimum military rank as specified in this announcement. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a DC Army National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position. Applicants applying to this position who exceed the maximum military grade listed on this job announcement MUST submit a statement in writing that they are willing to take an administrative reduction in grade to the advertised military grade on the job announcement for which applying. Applicants who exceed the military grade will NOT be placed into the technician position until they have been administratively reduced to the military grade on the job announcement. Please note that exceeding the maximum rank does not automatically qualify you for consideration. Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement

The National Guard's full-time support program requires that all military technicians are members of the National Guard and are appointed to full-time positions which correspond to their military assignments. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership.

Minimum Military Rank: E-7/SFC
Maximum Military Rank: O-3/CPT
Compatible Military Assignments: OFF: 36A, 42B, ENL: 36B, 42A

Other requirements: For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license for the state in which they live or are principally employed. For positions requiring a security clearance (Secret or Top Secret) the applicant must possess or be able to obtain a clearance within One (1) year of appointment.

The financial management certification requirements will vary for the GS-0560 positions dependent on the employees' military ranks and the complexity of the positions' financial management supervisory and non-supervisory business programs.
The GS-0560 dual status technician employees are not retained in their positions if they fail to complete their positions' higher financial management certifications, as determined by the incumbents' ranks and the positions' GS-grades.


You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience-
To qualify for GS-0560 dual status technician positions on the basis of completed undergraduate or graduate education, the college degree education must be in one of -or- be a combination of the following required disciplines: Accounting, business, finance, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organizational management. Technician applicants, who completed the Army or the Air Force Financial Technical School course and were awarded the applicable and compatible military skills, are considered minimally qualified for the GS-07 or GS-09 entry-level position.
Army National Guard and Air National Guard Officers GS-11 and GS-12 Positions
An undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university is mandatory. A graduate degree from an accredited civilian academic college or from an equivalent professional military education school is optimum.
Army National Guard Enlisted GS-07 through GS-11 Positions
Must have a high school diploma or general education development (GED) diploma. An undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university is optimum.

Additional information

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency ( https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx ).

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .

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