Resources Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Wallops Island, Virginia
Posted
Jun 13, 2019
Closes
Jun 15, 2019
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

Serves as a Resources Analyst in the Resources Management Office of the Suborbital and Special Orbital Projects Directorate (SSOPD) at Wallops Island, VA and is responsible for overseeing business operations for Wallops Flight Facility programs and projects, including the Sounding Rockets Program Office, Balloon Program Office, Research Range Services, Aircraft programs, Wallops Safety Office, Small-Satellite Portfolio Management, and Special and Reimbursable Projects.
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Responsibilities

  • Prepare budget formulation, execution, and analysis for programs and administrative expenses.
  • Develop budgetary information based on organizational budgetary priorities and draft annual and multi-year budget materials.
  • Prepare detailed calculations, statistical and narrative justifications, and other pertinent data and supporting documentation. Make recommendations on obligations. Reconcile monthly financial reports. Monitor, track and report on obligations.
  • Provide financial guidance and advice to resolve difficult problems and issues that include significant controversies or difficult barriers to program delivery and completion of agreements.
  • Conduct investigations and analysis on issues such as allowance of claims, accounting systems, and financial management matters which involve consultation with organizations outside the agency.
  • Conduct cost studies for decision making processes. Evaluate contractor costs, proposals, and cost/price objectives.
  • Prepare budget estimates for major substantive or administrative internal operating programs. Identify trends, reprogram funds, and forward reprogramming funds request for approval
  • Duties described above are for full-performance level. Duties assigned at a lower grade level will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence and limited complexity; duties will be commensurate with the grade of selected employee.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training or other work-related duties

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
12

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Position subject to pre-employment background investigation
  • A one-year probationary period may be required
  • Selectee must complete a financial disclosure statement


Qualifications

Applicant must have one year of specialized experience at 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-11 grade level is defined as professional working experience that included the following:

* Prepare annual budget formulation documents;

* Formulate, execute and/or analyze budget data, program obligations and costs in support of programs;

* Consolidate financial data for reporting purposes; AND

* Make recommendations or justifications for allocation of funds (using tools such as Systems, Applications and Products (SAP) Software, Business Objects, Funds Control System, Integrated Workforce and Personnel Planning, and Operating Accounts, etc.)
OR
Applicants 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. NOTE: Applicants may qualify based on a combination of the experience and education requirements described above.

Specialized experience at the GS-12 grade level is defined as professional working experience that included the following:

* Prepare and advise on budget estimates and formulation documents

* Formulate, execute and/or analyze budget data, program obligations and costs in support of programs

* Consolidate financial data for reporting purposes

* Make recommendations or justifications for allocation of funds and on complex discrepancies

* Conduct complex investigations on issues such as allowance of claims, accounting systems, and financial management matters (using tools such as SAP, Business Objects, Funds Control System, Integrated Workforce and Personnel Planning, and Operating Accounts, etc.)

You may lose consideration for the position if your application does not include all the information requested on the vacancy announcement. The USAJOBS Resume must include a clear and detailed narrative description, in your own words, of how you met the required specialized experience. Experiences copied from a position description, vacancy announcement or other reference material constitutes plagiarism and may result in disqualification and losing consideration for the job.

This vacancy is being announced in conjunction with merit promotion vacancy announcement #GS19C00128. Current and former Federal employees, disabled veterans, candidates with 3 or more years of active duty military service, and candidates eligible for special hiring authorities wishing to be considered under merit promotion procedures may also apply to vacancy announcement #GS19C0128.

Education

There are no education requirements for this position.

However, applicants wanting to qualify based on education MUST satisfy the following requirement:

** Education completed outside of the United States must be deemed equivalent to that gained in conventional/accredited U.S. education programs to be acceptable for Federal employment. Most foreign education is not accredited by an accrediting body that is recognized by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education.

Additional information

Any applicant tentatively selected for this position may be required to undergo a pre-employment background investigation. Individuals who have special priority selection rights under the Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) must be well qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. See 'How You Will Be Evaluated' for definition of well qualified. Federal employees seeking CTAP/ICTAP consideration must indicate their eligibility when applying for a position. The USAJOBS resume asks you to identify your ICTAP eligibility; the NASA Supplemental Information asks you to identify your CTAP eligibility. If you are selected for the position, you must be prepared to submit proof that you meet the requirements for CTAP/ICTAP. This includes a copy of the agency notice, a copy of their most recent Performance Rating and a copy of their most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location.

As a condition of employment, male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify that they have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. In order to receive preference in hiring, you must clearly identify your claim for veterans preference on your resume.

NASA's Applicant Guide provides the information needed to assist you in determining whether or not you can claim 5 or 10 point veterans preference. You should not submit documents to prove your eligibility for veterans preference at this time. However, you must be prepared to submit proof of veterans preference (DD-214, and, if claiming 10-point preference, SF-15 plus proof required by that form) as requested by the Human Resources Office. Veterans preference will only be considered based on what is supported For instance, if you claim 10-point preference, but are only able to document 5-point preference, you will be considered accordingly. If you fail to provide the required documents within the stated time period, we may withdraw a job offer and/or remove you from further consideration.

Your USAJOBS account asks you to assign a name to each of your resumes. When you apply to a NASA position, we will show you the text of the resume you have submitted, but we do not maintain the name you have assigned to that resume. If you wish to keep track of that information, we recommend you make note of it at the time you apply.

Fair Employment Opportunities for Applicants
NASA Credit for National Service

Identification of promotion in this position does not constitute a commitment or an obligation on the part of management to promote the employee. Promotion will depend upon administrative approval and the continued need for an actual assignment and performance of higher level duties.

Duties assigned will be commensurate with the grade of selected employee.

The payment of relocation expenses is not authorized.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

NASA uses an automated system (Resumix) that matches the competencies extracted from your resume to the competencies identified by the selecting official for the position. Based on the competencies you match, you are placed in one of three categories identified as 90, 80, or 70 pt. quality categories, which are defined as:

90 pt. Category - Tentatively meets (until subsequent confirmation upon referral) the basic qualification requirements identified in the vacancy announcement and has experience in the same or similar job that has demonstrated superior proficiency in the primary requirements of the position.

80 pt. Category - Tentatively meets (until subsequent confirmation upon referral) the basic qualification requirements identified in the vacancy announcement and demonstrates satisfactory proficiency in the primary requirements of the position.

70 pt. Category - Fails to meet criteria described in the 80 pt. category.

Additional application guidance is available in NASA's Applicant Guide .

Information for Veterans : The Category Rating Process protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. Preference eligibles who meet qualification requirements and have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed at the top of the highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-09 grade level or higher.

For the purpose of the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), candidates rated in the top quality category are considered well-qualified

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

NASA's application process has been specifically developed to ensure that we only ask you for the information we absolutely need to evaluate your qualifications and eligibility. In order to apply for this position, you only need to submit your resume and answer the screening questions and supplemental information. No additional documentation is accepted at the time of application. (For example you need not submit narrative 'KSA' statements; they are not required and will not be evaluated.) In this way we allow you to focus on preparing a resume that best describes your background and abilities. For assistance in preparing your resume, consult the Applicant Guide . Nothing further is required until requested by the Human Resources Office. At that point, we may ask you to submit documentation to support statements made in your resume. For example, we may ask you to provide academic transcripts or proof of Federal employment status. If you are claiming veterans' preference, we may ask you to submit proof of veterans preference (DD-214, and, if claiming 10-point preference, SF-15 plus proof required by that form). If you fail to provide the required documents within the stated time period, we may withdraw a job offer and/or remove you from further consideration.

To receive consideration, you must submit a resume and answer NASA-specific questions. The NASA questions appear after you submit your resume and are transferred to the NASA web site. If you successfully apply, USAJOBS will show your application status as 'Received'. If your status is 'Application Status Not Available', you have not successfully applied. Do not rely on a USAJOBS email to confirm successful application. Only an email from NASA confirms a successful application.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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