Budget Analyst ( Pathways Recent Graduates)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jul 26, 2018
Closes
Jul 26, 2018
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Pass Pre-employment Background Investigation
  • May need to complete a Probationary Period
  • Maintain a Bank Account for Direct Deposit/Electronic Transfer
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service.
  • Program Requirements: An individual may apply for a position in the Recent Graduates Program only if the individual’s application is received not later than 2 years after the date the individual completed all requirements of an academic course of study leading to a qualifying associates, bachelor’s, master’s, professional, doctorate, vocational or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution.

    A veteran who, due to a military service obligation, was precluded from applying to the Recent Graduates Program during any portion of the 2-year eligibility period described above shall have a full 2-year period of eligibility upon his or her release or discharge from active duty. In no event, however, may the individual’s eligibility period extend beyond 6 years from the date on which the individual completed the requirements of an academic course of study.

    Experience:

    You qualify for this position if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-7 level in the Federal service or comparable pay band system related to the work of this position. This specialized experience is defined as performing budget administration activities, preparing budget reports and estimates, analyzing financial data and collaborating with program personnel on a variety of budgetary matters.

    Or Education:

    Master's or equivalent graduate degree

    or

    2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree

    or

    LL.B. or J.D., if related

    Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.

    One year of full-time graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that the school attended has determined to represent 1 year of full-time study. If that information cannot be obtained from the school, 18 semester hours should be considered as satisfying the 1 year of full-time study requirement.

    Part-time graduate education is creditable in accordance with its relationship to a year of full-time study at the school attended.

    Or a Combination:

    Education and experience may be combined to meet the basic qualifications. For a full explanation of this option please see the Qualification Standards. Special Instructions for Foreign Education: If you are qualifying by education and/or you have education completed in a foreign college/university described above, it is your responsibility to provide transcripts and proof of U.S. accreditation for foreign study. For instructions on where to fax these documents, see the "Required Documents" section of this announcement.

    Master's or equivalent graduate degree

    or

    2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree

    or

    LL.B. or J.D., if related

    Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.

    One year of full-time graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that the school attended has determined to represent 1 year of full-time study. If that information cannot be obtained from the school, 18 semester hours should be considered as satisfying the 1 year of full-time study requirement.

    Part-time graduate education is creditable in accordance with its relationship to a year of full-time study at the school attended.

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    PROGRAM COMPLETION AND CONVERSION ELIGIBILITY:

    Program participants MAY be converted (without a break in service) to a term, career, or career conditional appointment upon completion of program requirements. 

    To be eligible for conversion, Recent Graduates must:

    • Complete one continuous year of work experience acquired through a Recent Graduate Program.
    • Complete 40 hours of formal interactive training.
    • Meet the qualification standards for the position to which the Recent Graduate will be converted. 
    • Meet any agency-specific requirements specified in the Participant Agreement.
    • Demonstrate successful job performance that results in a rating of record of at least Fully Successful and a recommendation for conversion by the first-level supervisor.

    A Pathways Participant must be a United States citizen to be eligible for noncompetitive conversion to the competitive service.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Your application will be evaluated first for the basic qualifications described above. The applications that meet the basic qualifications will be evaluated further against the following criteria:

    • Skill in communicating orally to obtain information and convey results.
    • Ability to organize, monitor, and analyze financial data and records in order to reconcile reports, resolves discrepancies and prepares reports.
    • Skill in using Enterprise Resource Programming (ERP) and/or similar automated accounting systems.
    • Skill in communicating in writing in order to obtain information and convey results.
    • Skill in designing, implementing and making adjustments to personnel cost projection reports including interpreting and providing analysis of their results and reconciliation of their data.

    Applicants who meet or exceed minimum qualifications will be assigned to one of three category groups based on job-related criteria: 

    Best Category - Meets the minimum qualification requirements and excels in most of the job related competencies above.

    Better Category - Meets the minimum qualification requirements and satisfies most of the job related competencies above.

    Good Category - Meets the minimum qualification requirements, but does not satisfy most of the job related competencies above to a substantive degree.

    This category rating process does not add veterans' preference points or apply the "rule of three", but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. A selecting official may make selections from the highest quality category (Best Category) provided no preference eligible in that category is passed over to select a non-preference eligible in that category unless the requirements of 5 U.S.C. 3317(b) or 3318(b) are satisfied. Preference eligibles who meet minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed in the highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-9 grade level or higher. Applicants who have not submitted a resume in the USAjobs system and/or have not answered all of the vacancy questions will not be considered for this position. 

    Or a Combination: Education and experience may be combined to meet the basic qualifications. For a full explanation of this option please see the Qualification Standards. Special Instructions for Foreign Education: If you are qualifying by education and/or you have education completed in a foreign college/university described above, it is your responsibility to provide transcripts and proof of U.S. accreditation for foreign study. For instructions on where to fax these documents, see the "Required Documents" section of this announcement.

    Important Note: Your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses to the occupational questionnaire or other assessment tool for consistency. If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is supported by your resume, you will be assigned a rating commensurate to your described experience. Your resume should provide sufficient information regarding how your education and experience relate to this position, including the major duties and qualifications criteria listed.


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