Resources Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Aug 09, 2017
Closes
Sep 01, 2017
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

The Directorate Resource Management Office (Code 300.1) is looking for a highly skilled individual to serve as a Resources Analyst for the Safety and Mission Assurance (SMA) Directorate. As a Resources Analyst, you will provide a key supporting role in the development and administration of the Directorate’s resource activities.

COMMENTS:
This vacancy announcement has been amended to extend the closing date from 8/24/17 to 8/31/17.

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KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Selectee must complete a financial disclosure statement
  • Occasional travel may be required
  • 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.

    Specialized experience at the GS-12 level is defined as (1) supporting the analysis of financial resources data and the creation of budgetary reports; (2) implementing the organization's budget operations, including budget formulation and execution; (3) providing financial guidance on budgetary and procurement policy interpretation.

    Specialized experience at the GS-13 level is defined as (1) analyzing complex financial resources data and creating budgetary reports; (2) oversee and manage the organization's budget operations, including budget formulation and execution; (3) providing expert financial guidance on budgetary and procurement policy interpretation.

    This opportunity is open to current GSFC employees serving on one of the following appointments: career, career-conditional, VRA, Schedule A appointment for individuals with disabilities, or NASA term appointment that provides eligibility to convert to a permanent appointment. 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 Resources Analyst you will validate complex cost data pertaining to a wide range of programs. You will create and implement new reports to be used internal to the Directorate or for reporting to the Projects. You will develop new methods or criteria to resolve changing requirements or resolve unusual financial management issues or problems and recommends corrective action. You will provide guidance to the Directorate Resources Manager on budgetary and procurement policy interpretation and translate program goals and objectives in terms of resources elements in planning and analysis.

    You will oversee and manage the organization's budget operations, including both budget formulation and execution. You will review and formulate guidance for use in developing an integrated budget. You will work with projects and programs to resolve budget issues such as expiring funds issues, funds collection, monthly cost assessments and budget methodology. You will maintain accounting records to prevent over-obligation, and analyze funds to identify possible trends which may result in surplus or shortage of funds.

    You will analyze financial data to identify problem areas and recommends viable solutions. You will prepare summary level monthly status reports along with detailed supporting reports. Furthermore, you will provide management officials with procedural and regulatory guidance concerning the availability or limitations on funds. In addition, you will perform studies and audits on control and use of funds throughout the year.