Fort McNair, D.C
Oct 01, 2022
Oct 06, 2022
Full Time

  • Responsible for changes in funding allocations across all appropriations to include cross transfers and maintains the University funding profile.
  • Responsible for budget, resource and financial analyzes during all phases of the Planning, Programming, and Budgeting cycle as it relates to National Defense University.
  • Conducts analysis of spending trends, prepares analysis for presentation and makes recommendations in support of the Budget Chief.
  • Assists in the development of the brief for the University Resources Council (URC) to make resource priority recommendations to the General Officer Level Executive Council, Chaired by the University President.
  • Works closely with the Execution Lead in analyzing and forecasting reimbursable funding levels sufficient to develop and administer budget execution to ensure adequate coverage of direct and reimbursable costs.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Obtain and maintain Secret clearance.
  • 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.
  • In accordance with Department of Defense (DoD) Instruction 1300.26, ?Operation of the DoD Financial Management Certification Program,? this position requires a Level 2 Certification under the DoD Financial Management (FM) Certification.


Specialized Experience: You must have at least one year of specialized experience at the GS-12 level in the Federal service or equivalent in the civilian sector.

Specialized experience is defined as experience with financial management systems; posting accounting system funding commitments and obligations (for travel, transportation, training, supplies, contracts, equipment, etc.), budget/accounting and other financial management technical methods to resolve difficult or sensitive problems. You must demonstrate experience 1) analyzing large quantities of data via financial/analytical software, and 2) writing reports to support senior leader decisions.

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.

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

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

Recruitment Incentive: Selectee may qualify for a recruitment, relocation and retention incentives in accordance with agency policy.

Financial Management (FM) Certification Program: As a condition of employment, the selectee must meet the requirements of the DoD 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:

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: ; VetsInfo Guide: .

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:

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

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