Fiscal Analyst, GS-12/13, Census-MP-WKD

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Suitland, Maryland
Posted
Oct 08, 2019
Closes
Oct 13, 2019
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This vacancy is for a Fiscal Analyst position in the Associate Director for Demographic Programs (ADDP) located at the U.S. Census Bureau Headquarters in Suitland, Maryland. The Census Bureau is accessible from the Metro Rail Green Line - Suitland Station.

This Job Opportunity Announcement may be used to fill other Fiscal Analyst, GS-0501-12/13, FPL-13 positions within the Census Bureau in the same geographical location with the same qualifications and specialized experience.

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Responsibilities

  • Participate in budget formulation, and execution activities for the Demographic Directorate which consists of reimbursable, working capital fund (WCF), appropriated, and cost collection projects.
  • Prepare budget formulation and execution activities in the automated budget system COBRA, provide input and guidance into COBRA system requirements and enhancements, run reports and queries and provide analysis of budgetary data.
  • Process large quantities of reimbursable and payable interagency agreements, ensuring adherence to legal requirements and internal policies and procedures.
  • Provide guidance and direction to the Demographic Directorate regarding the processes and requirements for reimbursable and payable agreements.


Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. citizen.
  • Suitable for Federal employment.
  • Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the announcement closing date.
  • Registered for Selective Service, if applicable. (www.sss.gov)
  • You may be required to complete a financial disclosure (OGE-450).


Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

A probationary period may be required.

This position is ELIGIBLE for telework; additional criteria will be required (e.g., supervisory approval).

This is a BARGAINING unit position.

Relocation expenses will not be paid.

Qualifications

Minimum Education Requirement:

Qualifications:

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

For GS-12:You must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility to the GS-11grade level in the Federal services. Experience for this position includes knowledge of the federal budget process and prior experience processing operating plans, budget planning documents, position listings and project descriptions in an automated budget system: Experience overseeing the budget of numerous reimbursable, cost collection, appropriated and working capital fund (WCF) projects; Experience processing reimbursable and payable interagency agreements; Knowledge of the laws and requirements pertaining to reimbursable and payable interagency agreements; Knowledge of the processes and regulations governing reimbursable and cost collection projects. Experience developing excel spreadsheets, tabulations and financial/budgetary reports for managements' review; Experience researching charges, running queries, analyzing and interpreting budget and accounting data and presenting findings and recommendations to program/survey managers.

For GS-13: You must have one year of experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal services. Experience for this position includes advanced knowledge of the federal budget process and the applicable laws and regulations governing the federal budget process; Experience with budget formulation and execution activities (e.g. operating plans, budget planning documents, position listings, project descriptions); Extensive experience overseeing the budget of and performing budget formulation and execution activities for numerous reimbursable, cost collection, appropriated and working capital fund (WCF) projects; Experience processing reimbursable and payable interagency agreements and knowledge of the laws, procedures and requirements governing the preparation and management of reimbursable and payable interagency agreements; In-depth knowledge of the processes and regulations governing reimbursable and cost collection projects; Experience independently gathering, reviewing and verifying financial data in order to assist management in the administration of survey budgets; Experience researching charges, running queries, analyzing and interpreting budget and accounting data and presenting findings and recommendations to various levels of management

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.

Education

Additional information

The following links provide information on various hiring authorities that may enable you to apply through merit assignment procedures, or be eligible for a non-competitive appointment.
  • VEOA ( permanent positions )
  • 30% or more disabled
  • Persons with Disabilities
  • ICTAP
  • CTAP

The Department of Commerce provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Human Resources Office. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. TTY users can contact the Human Resources Office via the Federal Relay Service, 1-800-877-8339.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the job opportunity announcement, we will compare your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to your responses on the scored occupational questionnaire (True/False, Yes/No, Multiple Choice questions). Your resume and/or optional cover letter must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered. The best-qualified candidates will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview.
Due weight shall be given to performance appraisals and awards in accordance with 5 CFR § 335.103(b)(3), during the interview/selection process conducted by the hiring manager.

The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies; please do not provide a separate written response:
  • Knowledge of the Federal budget processes, laws and regulations as they pertain to reimbursable, working capital fund, appropriated and cost collection projects.
  • Skilled in performing analysis and forecasts of monthly financial and budgetary reports, data and transactions.
  • Skilled in using an automated budget system such as COBRA, to perform budget formulation and execution activities and extract data for reporting and analysis.
  • Knowledge of policies, procedures and regulations as they relate to reimbursable and payable interagency agreements.

We recommend that you preview the online questions for this announcement before you start the application process.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

A complete application consists of the following:
  • Resume showing relevant experience; cover letter optional. Your resume should list your educational and work experience including the dates (mm/dd/yy) of each employment along with the number of hours worked per week. For work in the Federal service, please include the grade level for the position(s). Your resume may be used to validate your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire. Your resume should also indicate your citizenship and if you are registered with the Selective Service System if you are a male born after 12/31/59.
  • SF-50, "Notification of Personnel Action," supporting your eligibility, with the exception of current Census Bureau employees.
  • Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) documentation, if applicable. For more information, please go to https://www.fedshirevets.gov/hire/hrp/vetguide/index.aspx .
  • Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) documentation, if applicable (see other information).
  • Documentation supporting eligibility for non-competitive appointment, (Schedule A disability, 30 percent disabled veteran, certain military spouses, etc).
  • (If applicable) Education Documentation: If this position requires proof of higher education, or you are substituting education for experience, you must submit an unofficial transcript or a list of courses that includes the following information: name of accredited institution, grades earned, completion dates, and quarter and semester hours earned. This also includes Census Bureau employees. Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. Please refer to http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/policy/ApplicationOfStds-04.asp for more information.
  • You are not required to submit official documents at this time; copies are sufficient.

    Special Instructions for Foreign Education: Qualifying education from colleges and universities in foreign countries must be evaluated in terms of equivalency to that acquired in U.S. colleges and universities. Applicants educated in whole or in part in foreign countries must submit sufficient evidence, including transcripts, to an accredited private organization for an equivalency evaluation of course work and degree. A listing of these accredited organizations can be found on the Department of Education's website - http://www.ed.gov/international/usnei/us/workrecog.doc . You must provide a copy of the letter containing the results of the equivalency evaluation with a course by course listing along with your application. Failure to provide such documentation when requested will result in lost consideration.

    CTAP and ICTAP candidates:
    CTAP and ICTAP candidates will be eligible for selection priority if it is determined that they have exceeded the minimum qualifications for the position by attaining at least a rating of 85 out of 100. Information about CTAP and ICTAP eligibility is on the Office of Personnel Management's Career Transition Resources website at: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/ctap_guideline.pdf .

    CTAP applicants MUST submit the following documents:
  • A copy of your RIF separation notice; notice of proposed removal for declining a directed geographic relocation outside of the local commuting area; a Certificate of Expected Separation (CES); or certification that you are in a surplus organization or occupation (this could be a position abolishment letter, a notice of eligibility for discontinued service retirement, or similar notice).
  • A copy of your SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" noting current position, grade/band level, and duty location;
  • A copy of your latest performance appraisal including your rating; and
  • Any documentation from your bureau/operating unit that shows your current promotion potential.

  • (When the area of consideration includes applicants from outside of the Department's workforce)
    ICTAP applicants MUST submit the following documents:
  • A copy of your RIF separation notice; notice of proposed removal for declining a directed geographic relocation outside of the local commuting area; notice of disability annuity termination; certification from your former agency that it cannot place you after your recovery from a work-related compensable injury; or certification from the National Guard Bureau or Military Department that you are eligible for disability retirement.
  • A copy of your SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action", documenting your RIF separation, noting your position, grade/band level, and duty location, and/or Agency certification of inability to place you through RPL, etc.;
  • A copy of your latest performance appraisal including your rating; and
  • Any documentation from your agency that shows your current promotion potential.

NOTE: You will not be considered if you fail to provide all required documents.

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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