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

  • U.S. Citizenship or National
  • Suitable for Federal Employment
  • Registered for Selective Service
  • Must obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance to occupy a Non-Critical Sensitive Information position.
  • This national security position, which may require access to classified information, requires a favorable suitability review and security clearance as a condition of employment. Failure to maintain security eligibility may result in termination.
  • 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.


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.
  • Selections are subject to restrictions resulting from DoD Program for Stability of Civilian Employment.
  • A two year probationary period may be required.
  • Telework availability will be based upon the mission requirements and supervisory determination.
  • We may use this announcement to fill additional vacancies within 90 days of the closing date.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or be exempt from Selective Service. See http://www.ssa.gov/
  • 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) Priority Consideration: If you are a displaced Federal Civil Service employee and attain a rating of at least 90, you may be entitled to receive special priority selection under the ICTAP. For more information on ICTAP, click here ICTAP Guidance . NOTE: If you have never worked for the Federal Government, you are NOT ICTAP eligible.
  • Retired Civil Service Employee: Employment of retired Federal employees receiving an annuity is subject to the requirements of the Department of Defense (DoD) policy guidance. See DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 300, at https://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf
  • 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
  • Pay for first time hires to the Federal Government will typically be set at step 1 salary range for their respective grade level.

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