Budget Analyst

Washington, D.C
Aug 06, 2022
Aug 09, 2022
Full Time

As the Budget Analyst, you will:

Assist in the formulation, justification, presentation and defense of the Corporation's budget to Congress.

Assist with the development of detailed strategy, background documentation and justification for presenting the budget to DFC's Board of Directors, OMB, and the Congress. Ensure compliance with OMB, Credit Reform Act and other budget regulations and guidance.

Develop, use, and manage datasets in Oracle and Excel related to the budget process in order to support management metrics, and to fully exploit DFC's financial and performance data.

Develop MAX budget system schedules and works with financial management to maximize consistency between DFC's core financial system and the MAX schedules.

Participate in all aspects of the implementation of the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA), including developing/revising the strategic plan, Annual Performance Plan, and Annual Performance Reports. GPRA-related activity includes collecting relevant data on inputs and outputs, and measuring outcomes.

Track pending legislation that could affect DFC through Congress and prepares special reports and summaries of the nature of the legislation for use in budget planning. Develop guidelines and procedures to implement new requirements.

Respond to ad hoc requests for information from OMB, Congress, and other interested parties. Participate in the planning, design, and justification of new initiatives and products as necessary.

Liaison with accounting professionals to ensure alignment with financial goals and objectives.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Must submit resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply)
  • Suitability for Federal employment, as determined by a background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period


Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level)

You may qualify at the GS-12 level, if you fulfill the following qualification requirement:
One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service that demonstrates your experience in all of the following:

1. Experience assisting in performing a variety of budget functions involving formulation, execution and/or analysis of budgets for programs and/or support activities
2. Experience assisting compiling, consolidating, interpreting, and/or summarizing program/project budgetary data for preparation of supportive documentation and budget estimates
3. Experience providing support on the analysis of budgetary matters to other budget personnel and functional contacts in serviced organizations
4. Experience reviewing budgetary actions submitted to ensure compliance with budgetary policies and guidelines in a timely manner

You may qualify at the GS-13 level, if you fulfill the following qualification requirement:
One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service that demonstrates your experience in all of the following:

1. Experience leading application of all phases of the Federal budget process including interagency coordination and Federal appropriations law
2. General knowledge and/or awareness of the Federal Credit Reform Act of 1990, and OMB policies, circulars, directives, and regulations
3. Experience with the Congressional budget process and developing strategies of budget presentation to develop budget justifications and reports which will be accepted by OMB and relevant Congressional appropriations committees

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 directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

TIME-IN-GRADE: Current career or career-conditional employees of the Federal government, or former career or career-conditional employees, who have a break in service of less than one year, are required to meet the time-in-grade restriction of one year of Federal experience at the next lower grade, with few exceptions outlined in 5 CFR 300.603(b).


Additional information

Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must:
1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria;
2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and
3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility.
For more information: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp) .

Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, you must be a preference eligible or a Veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions.

Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: For more information on appointment authority eligibility requirements:
  • Persons with Disabilities-Schedule A
  • Special Hiring Authorities for Veterans
  • Special Hiring Authority for Certain Military Spouses
  • Other Special Appointment Authorities
  • OPM Interchange Agreement and Other Miscellaneous Authorities
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx ).

Telework Suitability : The duties of this position are suitable for telework. The selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval and if they meet the eligibility criterion in the 2010 Telework Act.

Stipulations of Employment : Selection may require completion of a 1-year probationary period.

Work Schedule : This position allows for a flexible work schedule.

Miscellaneous: DFC uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify .

This vacancy announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 90 days.

If selection is made below the full performance level, promotion up to the full performance level may be made without further competition. However, promotion(s) will depend on the performance of the incumbent and are not guaranteed.

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