Resources Analyst

Washington D.C.
Aug 02, 2017
Aug 18, 2017
Full Time

About the Agency

The Management Operations Directorate, Institutional Support Office (ISO) (Code 201) seeks a Senior Resources Analyst, responsible for formulation, execution and analysis of one or more complex budgets to improve internal processes and productivity, contributing to team efforts to strengthen business support to internal and external customers.


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Applicant must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade, which has equipped the applicant with the particular competencies needed to successfully perform the duties of the position described above.

For the GS-12, specialized experience is defined as applying concepts, theories, principles and practices of cost and pricing analysis, budgetary control, and financial analysis preparing budgetary plans utilizing financial management systems.

For the GS-13, specialized experience is defined as applying concepts, theories, principles and practices of cost and pricing analysis, budgetary control, and financial analysis developing budgetary plans, utilizing financial management systems.

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


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 Senior Resource Analyst, you will identify program requirements and develop the "Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution" (PPBE) submission for one or more programs within Center Management and Operations (CM and O); present PPBE requirements to Division/Directorate management;
responsible for annual phasing plan and phasing plan update exercises at WBS level; identify funding shortfalls/overages early to management and propose potential solutions; review/analysis/reconciliation of the Center funds distribution system (Funds Control) and resolve any issues with the GSFC CFO; provide advice and guidance to Management and resources analysts across the Center on the status of funds and provide expertise to resolve budgetary and funding issues; monthly status reporting, including develop funds status reports at a WBS level, develop variance explanations for MSR/DSR reporting, conduct variance analysis to determine reasons for variances; review and track pool transfer requests; coordination of guidelines; respond to actions and queries from OCFO, the Goddard CFO, Directorate management, HQ.

You will establish system and analysis techniques to effectively monitor the financial status of resources.
Resolve a variety of complex problems involving issues requiring in-depth analyses. Oversee and analyze
business aspects of major Institutional Support Services contracts.

You will 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. Administer and perform difficult and complex funds control activities impacting substantive mission oriented programs. Review, analyze, and report on various accounting functions.

You will identify regulatory and accounting changes, resource control functions, and operating level problems to ensure funds are efficiently controlled and financial records accurately reflect the status of the organization's financial condition.

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