Resources Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Aug 02, 2017
Closes
Aug 18, 2017
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

The Management Operations Directorate, Institutional Support Office (ISO) (Code 201) seeks a Resources Analyst, to serve under the Directorate Resource Manager (DRM) of the Institutional Support Office and as a fully functioning member of the business support team for the Directorate. Contributing financial management support to the establishment of program objectives and is responsible for the application of financial management techniques in the accomplishment of those objectives.

COMMENTS:

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KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Selectee must complete a financial disclosure statement.
  • For the GS-9, you must have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-7 level, which has equipped you with the competencies required to perform successfully the duties of the position described above. Specialized experience is defined as assisting in the coordination of accounting documents; conveying financial management activities and utilizing financial management information systems and/or reporting tools.

    OR

    You may substitute the following education for the specialized experience requirements: Two full years of progressively higher level graduate education or Master's or equivalent graduate degree.

    OR

    You may qualify based on a combination of the experience and education requirements described above.

    For the GS-11, you must have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS-9 level, which has equipped you with the particular competencies required to successfully perform the duties of the position described above. Specialized experience is defined as analyzing, monitoring, tracking, and coordinating, on program obligations. Experience reporting, interpreting discrepancies, and preparing justifications for management.

    OR

    You may substitute the following education for the specialized experience requirement: A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a related field, or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or LL.M., if related.

    OR

    You may qualify based on a combination of experience and education requirements described above.

    This opportunity is open to current GSFC employees currently serving on one of the following appointment types: career, career-conditional, VRA, Schedule A appointment for individuals with disabilities, or NASA term appointment that provides eligibility to convert to a career or career conditional appointment. Current NSSC Purchasing Agents formerly assigned to GSFC and NASA employees on long-term rotational assignments to the NASA Engineering and Safety Center or the NASA Safety Center may also apply.

    Not Applicable


    DUTIES:

    The duties described below are for the full-performance level. At developmental grade levels, assignments
    will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence and limited complexity.

    As a Resource Analyst, you will identify relationships between projected major program changes and the
    projected budget. Forecast shortfalls and actions necessary to accommodate the changes. Prepare special
    analyses of fund expenditures as necessary. Evaluate the effect of cost and program changes on the budget
    execution process.

    You will review and coordinate accounting records and prepare apportionments, allocations, and operating
    budgets. Monitor, track, and report on program obligations. Assure that program funding data is entered into agency financial system correctly. Conduct annual year-end closing activities and reconciles
    with accounting records.

    You will conduct a wide range of cost accounting processes for projects with greater than average
    difficulty, such as communication, utilities, transportation, security, support contractor's costs, in-house
    construction projects, purchase orders, grants, and non contractual procurement activities.

    You will prepare and process monthly cost accruals using a variety of methods. Analyze and provide
    explanations of significant costs variances and assist managers in making recommendations using activity
    based costing techniques. Conduct cost reporting and serve as the point of contact on matters related to
    cost presentation.