Budget Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 25, 2023
Closes
Feb 01, 2023
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Duties

As a Budget Analyst, you will:
  • Perform budget formulation, execution and administration work involving the monitoring of obligations incurred and the actual expenditures of funds as well as development of budget materials.
  • Review/edits assigned program or project budget submissions for reasonableness, balance, accuracy, and conformance with organizational and Federal budgetary procedures and guidelines.
  • Formulate, develop and implement justifications for requested funds.
  • Prepare initial budget estimates and justifications for assigned areas or programs; interpret applicable DOE and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) directives and circulars.
  • Review financial data and budget reports for a complex organization.
  • Participate in the analysis of budget estimates and requests for allotments submitted by managers for accuracy of format, mathematical accuracy, adequacy of supporting narrative justification, and conformance with DOE budgetary policy and guidelines.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen, National, or Foreign National who meets both Immigration and Annual Appropriations Laws.
  • This employer participates in the e-Verify program.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Suitable for Federal employment, as determined by a background investigation.
  • A 1-year trial period is required.
  • A Pathways Recent Graduate Participant Agreement is required.
  • Applicants must provide documentation of completion within the previous 2 years of a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution.
  • Veterans precluded by a military service obligation have up to 6 years after completion of degree or certificate to apply.
  • Recent Graduates serve a trial period for the entire duration of their excepted service appointment.


Qualifications

GS-07 SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level GS-05 in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as:
  • Assisting in all aspects of the contracting process from acquisition planning, preparing solicitations; AND
  • Administering contracts by assuring compliance with the terms and conditions; AND
  • Planning, establishing, or reviewing contracts, programs, policies, or procedures.
  • OR

    Education: Completed 1 year of graduate level education or Superior Academic Achievement Superior Academic Achievement (S.A.A.) must have been gained in a curriculum that is qualifying for the position to be filled. S.A.A. is based on (1) Class standing-applicants must be in the upper third of the graduating class, based on completed courses; or (2) Grade-Point Average-applicants must have a grade-point average of 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; or 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 based on the average of the required courses completed in the major field completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum; or (3) Election to membership in a National Scholastic Honor Society - membership in a freshman honor society cannot be used to meet the requirements of this provision.

    OR

    Combination of Education and Experience: a combination of education and experience that together meets the requirements for this position.

    GS-09 SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level GS-07 in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as:
  • Reviewing requisitions for supplies or services to determine that proper specifications or purchase descriptions are included in solicitation documents; AND
  • Evaluating bids or proposals for supplies or services to ensure compliance with specifications or purchase descriptions; AND
  • Evaluating prior contract performance of potential suppliers to determine their financial responsibility.
  • OR

    Education: successfully completed 2 years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a master's degree or master's or equivalent graduate degree.

    OR

    Combination of Education and Experience: You may meet qualifications requirement for this position with an equivalent combination of specialized experience and appropriate graduate education. Graduate level education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position.

    You must meet ALL qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date (02/02/2023) of this announcement.

    Education

    To be eligible for the Pathways Recent Graduate program you must be a:
    • Recent graduate who has completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution.
    -OR-
    • Student who within 2 months of the closing date of this announcement will meet the education requirements and will graduate with a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution. A student may not be appointed to a position until they have graduated.
    -OR-
    • Preference eligible veteran who was precluded from applying due to their military service obligation begin their two-year eligibility period upon release or discharge from active duty. Eligibility for these veterans cannot exceed six years after degree or certificate completion.

    You must submit transcripts with your application for proof of education with degree conferred or expected date.

    If substituting education for specialized experience you must submit proof of your qualifying education.

    Education must be obtained from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Foreign education must be reviewed by an organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For special instructions pertaining to foreign education and a list of organizations that can evaluate foreign education, see the Department of Education website.

    DO NOT email or mail in any of your application documents. Documents will not be accepted outside of the online application system.

    Failure to provide college transcripts may result in a rating of 'Ineligible'.

    Additional information

    SALARY: Please note thesalary reflects 2022 pay tables and the tentative offer will reflect 2023 pay tables.

    CONVERSION REQUIREMENTS: DOE has the option to convert a Recent Graduate position to a permanent or term position upon successful completion of program requirements. This is not automatic, nor guaranteed. Conversion is at the discretion of the hiring manager and employing office. To be eligible to be converted to permanent or term position you must:
    • Be a US Citizen.
    • Be recommended for conversion by your manager.
    • Complete all training and development requirements within the 1-year appointment period.
    • Successful completion of 1 year of continuous service.
    • Have demonstrated successful job performance.
    • Met OPM qualification standard for the position to which you will be converted.
    • A Recent Graduate may be converted to the highest General Schedule (GS) grade level qualified for at time of conversion.
    The U.S. Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    • The U.S. Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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    • To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees.


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