Budget Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Sep 09, 2019
Closes
Sep 14, 2019
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is in Washington, DC, Office of Mission Support, Service and Business Management Division. If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement. About OMS: https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/about-office-mission-support

Learn more about this agency

Responsibilities

You will:

- Assist the SBMD WCF Accounting Staff with the formulation, justification, presentation, and execution of the agency's budget for OITO and WCF programs, which are national in scope

- Develops and administers the WCF customer support plans and programs; formulates and directs WCF customer support operations; responsible for meeting set goals and policy decisions within the organization and on Agency programs and operations

- Establish periodic, one-time and annually recurring training programs for WCF service providers and customers to support the operations of the Working Capital Fund and supporting computer applications; develops and maintains the WCF customer support processes to include annual customer ordering, periodic customer and service provider training events.

- Interacts with the EPA WCF customer community in all EPA offices to include Senior Management officials in conjunction with financial execution and customer support operations; prepares and presents quarterly briefings to the WCF Board of Directors

- Serves as the Office Directors representative/liaison on a wide variety of technical, programmatic, and administrative issues and topics; performs special projects and assignments that are of major significance in the accomplishment of OMS-EI's and OITO's missions

Travel Required

25% or less - You will travel less than 25% per month

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • If you are selected, a pre-employment background check is required.
  • You must submit a resume and required documents (see How to Apply section).


You must meet time in grade requirements no later than 30 calendar days after the closing date of this announcement.

This position is designated as Moderate Risk and requires a background investigation. Unless an appropriate background investigation is already on record with the Office of Personnel Management, you must undergo a background investigation.

Qualifications

You do not need a degree to qualify for this position.

We are looking for at least one year of specialized experience related to this position as described below:

To qualify for the GS-13 level, you need to have at least one year of full-time experience equivalent to the GS-12 level defined as Performs administrative and analytical work in the Agency's Working Capital Funds (WCF), Data Processing (DP). Activity services and rate budget, Supports IT service requirements including reviewing, editing, and consolidating budget estimates and anticipated customer orders, preparing detailed service justifications; provides business operations support as budget formulation and execution activities, WCF funds management, commercial accounting operations, capital asset management contract administrative and customer support; provides guidance concerning the legal and regulatory aspects of funds execution and the use of funds for program ad administrative purposes

Your answers to the on-line assessment will be used to evaluate your competencies in the following areas:

1. Ability to analyze a programs financial resources

2. Skill in oral communication enough to provide technical advice on the organizations budget

3. Knowledge of budgeting processes and systems

4. Skill in writing sufficient to prepare detailed narrative justifications for project funding

5. Ability to consolidate multi-year budget estimates into a single budget request

6. Ability to plan budgets based on an organizations objectives and sources of funding

7. Knowledge of budget related laws, regulations, policies, precedents, and techniques

8. Knowledge of managerial accounting

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

If you have part-time work experience, read this: EPA Announcement Policies and Procedures .

Education

Additional information

Are you a Displaced Federal Employee? If so, please read the Required Documents section and visit the EPA website for additional information: EPA Announcement Policies and Procedures

EPA participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that enables participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees. For additional information: EPA Announcement Policies and Procedures .

Except in special circumstances, those new to the federal government will be hired at the starting salary (step 1) of the applicable grade range listed above.

This position is in the bargaining unit.

Position has portable work and selectee may be authorized to telework after meeting eligibility requirements if approved by the supervisor/manager.

If you are selected, travel, transportation, and relocation expenses will not be paid by EPA. Any travel, transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting to work in this position will be your responsibility.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

We will review your resume and required documents to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. Your resume must address the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed in the Qualifications section. If you meet basic qualification requirements, your application will be further evaluated based on your answers to the online assessment. Your responses to the online assessment will be used to measure the degree to which your background matches the requirements for the position and an applicable score assigned.

We will compare your resume and supporting documentation to your responses on the assessment questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. We will evaluate your qualifications and eligibility and notify you if you meet minimum qualification requirements. If you are referred for consideration, you may be subject to additional assessments.

NOTE: We do not require a separate statement responding to the competencies, also referred to as Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs). However, your resume should clearly show possession of these competencies.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

Documents to be submitted online:

--Resume clearly stating your experience related to this position as described in the Duties section and Qualifications section. In describing your experience, you need to be clear and specific. We may not make assumptions regarding your experience.
--Responses to the online assessment questionnaire (you must complete this online - it is not a document you need to upload).
--Veterans' Preference Documents - DD-214 Member 4 copy (or other copy indicating character of service), VA letter stating overall/combined disability rating (percentage), and SF-15, if applicable; active duty service members: submit certification from the armed forces documenting active duty dates, expected discharge/release date, campaign medals/badges, and character of service (a certification is any written document from the armed forces that certifies you are expected to be discharged/released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after you submit the certification).
--Displaced Federal employees under ICTAP/CTAP: copy of your most recent performance appraisal, proof of eligibility, and your most current SF-50 noting position, grade level, tenure, and duty station.
--Current and Former Federal Employees: You are required to submit a Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) indicating your status eligibility. This SF-50 should include your Position Title, Pay Plan, Occupational Code, and Grade or Level. If you are a current temporary/term employee who previously held a status Federal position, you need to submit your SF-50 which shows your eligibility to be considered. If your eligibility for consideration cannot be determined, your application will be rated ineligible.
--Current EPA Employees: You are encouraged to submit a Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50). If you fail to provide an SF-50, we will access your Federal employment records in eOPF to verify your eligibility to be considered. If your eligibility for consideration cannot be determined, your application will be rated ineligible.
--If you are applying for a noncompetitive appointment, you'll need to submit additional documents to prove your eligibility to apply to this vacancy announcement. If you want to learn more about noncompetitive appointments, visit OPM's website: Special Appointment Authorities
.

If you want to know more about submitting documentation to our office, visit EPA's website:
EPA Announcement Policies and Procedures
.

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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