Budget Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 01, 2019
Closes
May 01, 2019
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - Selected applicant must be able to acquire and maintain a government-issued travel charge card.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Background security investigation required
  • Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or nationals
  • Applicants must apply online via GSAjobs (see "How to Apply" section)


  • If selected, you will be required to complete OGE Form 450, Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, to determine if a conflict or an appearance of a conflict exists between your financial interest and your prospective position with GSA OIG.

    Applicants must demonstrate in their resume and responses to the vacancy questions that they meet the basic OPM qualifications as well as qualifications described below. Applicants must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements for the position advertised within 30 days of the closing date of the vacancy.

    If qualifying with education, an applicant must also meet the specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level.

    Education is in addition to meeting specialized experience and/or is for those who qualify under merit promotion guidelines through a special hiring authority and cannot meet time-in-grade restrictions.

    To qualify for the GS-0560-09 level, an applicant must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-0560-07 level. Specialized experience is experience determining whether obligations, expenditures and allotments are within funding limitations of an approved budget; compiling, analyzing and making corrective entries to income, operating expenses, and budget; compiling and organizing large amounts of information; and producing documents, forms, and correspondence.  Education for those who do not have federal work experience to meet time-in-grade restrictions, education is as follows:   completion of two full years of progressively higher level graduate education or possess a master's or equivalent degree or, having a combination of specialized experience and graduate education to meet the total requirements for this position.
     
    Note: If citing education as a part of your qualifications, applicants MUST submit clear and legible transcripts.

    BARGAINING UNIT STATUS: None

    • This vacancy announcement does not preclude filling this position by other means. Management also has the right not to fill the position.
    • Travel and transportation expenses may be authorized for interviews. Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.

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

    This vacancy will be rated and ranked according to method called Category Rating to assess your application.  Here’s how it will work: 

    You will be scored on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities:

    1. Knowledge of budget and/or financial procedures and techniques sufficient to conduct analyses and make recommendations.
    2. Knowledge of budget and/or financial regulations to include fiscal regulations, recording and tracking fiscal transactions, and documentation requirements to ensure compliance.
    3. Knowledge of automated accounting or budget processing, including some financial systems.
    4. Ability to communicate in writing, to include budget documentation, spreadsheets, and reports.
    5. Ability to communicate orally, to include presenting findings, analyses and recommendations.    

    Your answers to the questions will be used to place you in one of three categories:  Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified

    Your answers will be verified by your resume.  If your resume doesn’t support your answers, your score may be lowered which could place you in a lower category.

    Within each category, veterans will receive selection priority over non-veterans.

    If further assessments are used, you will be provided with instructions.

    If you are eligible under Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan or GSA’s Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP/CTAP), you must receive a score of 85 or higher to receive priority.


    Note: Your responses must be substantiated by the resume submitted.  If a determination is made that in responding to the vacancy questions you have rated yourself higher than is evident in your resume, experience, and/or education, your score maybe adjusted by a Human Resources Specialist. 

    CTAP/ICTAP QUALIFICATIONS:

    Individuals who have special priority selection rights under the GSA's Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) must be rated well qualified to receive priority selection consideration. You must submit the information outlined in the Supplemental Application Material section of this vacancy announcement to receive priority consideration. Applicants eligible for either CTAP or ICTAP will be considered well qualified if they earn a minimum score of 85. Further information on CTAP/ICTAP can be viewed at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.htm

    EEO STATEMENT:

    ALL APPLICANTS FOR FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT RECEIVE CONSIDERATION WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, RELIGION, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, AGE (WITH AUTHORIZED EXCEPTIONS) OR ANY OTHER NONMERIT FACTOR.


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    Drug test required No


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