Fort McNair, D.C
Jun 25, 2022
Jun 30, 2022
Full Time

  • Participate with supervisor in developing and implementing financial policies in line with directives from higher headquarters.
  • Provide guidance to program managers concerning proper use of appropriated accounts.
  • Develop forecasts of program execution.
  • Certify availability of funds, enters commitments and obligation data into Financial Accounting System.
  • Review program execution data contained in Financial Accounting system and from other sources as a basis for reporting execution status.
  • Reconcile and resolve accounting errors and transactions prior to Year End Close.
  • Prepare fund cites and accounting codes for travel orders, Military Departmental Purchase Requests (MIPRs), and other related financial documents.
  • Preparation and submission of annual reimbursable budget request to Army TRADOC.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • If selected, you will be required to provide information regarding your COVID-19 vaccination status for the purposes of determining appropriate workplace safety protocols, such as those related to masking, testing, travel, and quarantine.
  • Must obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance to occupy a Non-Critical Sensitive Information position.


Specialized Experience: You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as developing methods and techniques of budgeting for the forecasting of long-range funding needs and developing timetables for obtaining funding for organizational requirements. In addition, experience must include performing a variety of budget functions involving formulation, execution and/or analysis of budgets for complexed programs and/or support activities utilizing different sources and types of funding.

Desired Experience includes:
  • Providing advice to managers on budget strategies and techniques
  • Interpreting budget laws, regulations
  • Utilizing a government accounting system
  • Execution of reimbursable funds
  • Highly skilled with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Analyzing budgetary data and presenting funds status and recommendations to leadership and other stakeholders
Volunteer Experience: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills, and can provide valuable training and experience that translates to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


Education is not substitutable for specialized experience for this grade level.

Additional information

NDU has a comprehensive benefits package that includes retirement, social security, and thrift savings; health, life, and long term care insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays. NDU employees enjoy flexible work schedules, transit subsidy, and the opportunity to telecommute.

Initial Probationary Period: You will be required to serve an initial probationary period of two years if one has not already been completed.

Priority Placement Program (PPP) Military Spouse Preference (MSP) eligible candidates will receive priority consideration at the full performance level only.

Financial Management Certification: As a condition of employment, the selectee must meet the requirements of the DoD Financial Management (FM) Certification Program. The FM Certification Program is a course based program consisting of three certification levels. Level 2 certification must normally be completed within two years of the selectee's employment start date.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): You must be well qualified for the position to receive special selection priority under the ICTAP. A qualified ICTAP eligible achieving a score of 85 or above will be considered "well qualified". For more information, go to: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap

Special Hiring Authorities: You may be considered for the vacancy if you are eligible for a special appointment authority such as those authorized for the severely disabled; certain Vietnam Era and disabled veterans; volunteers returned from the Peace Corps or Vista, etc. For more information, visit the following OPM websites: USAJOBS Resource Center: http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter ; VetsInfo Guide: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/ .

Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA): Veterans who are preference eligibles or who have been separated from the Armed Forces under honorable conditions after substantially completing an initial 3-year term (not less than 2 years and 11 months) may apply regardless of their current geographical location. Veterans must submit their DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, to be considered under this authority.

Military Spouse Preference (MSP): You may be eligible for MSP, if you are the spouse of an active duty military member and you are ranked among the best qualified for this vacancy.

Reemployed Annuitants: Department of Defense has the authority to hire annuitants without reduction in pay. For more information, go to: http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V300.pdf

If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application .

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