BUDGET ANALYST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Dahlgren, Virginia
Posted
Feb 23, 2021
Closes
Feb 25, 2021
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The position(s) covered by this vacancy announcement is in the Department of Defense (DoD) Acquisition Workforce Personnel Demonstration Project (AcqDemo). For more information please see: AcqDemo

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Responsibilities

This position is being filled under AcqDemo Direct Hiring Authority (DHA) for acquisition positions within Business and Technical Management Professional Career path.

As a BUDGET ANALYST at the NH-0560-3 some of your typical work assignments may include:
  • Gathers and maintains necessary documentation to support funding documents, and creates and obligates funding documents in accordance with spend plans.
  • Builds and maintains a tracking log of all funding documents in order to monitor funding processed, committed, obligated, and expended by performer, organization, and priority.
  • Generates financial reports and assesses execution status, trends, causes, and resolutions.
  • Generates and maintains spend plans and amounts to accomplish program work scope within established guidelines.
  • Research laws, polices, regulations and reference material; analyzes information, selects appropriate approach, and recommends corrective action for directorate efficiencies.
  • Work with program offices and other stakeholders to ensure compliant execution of Agency funding.
  • Apply data analysis techniques to identify efficiencies and improvements in agency financial operations.
  • Leverage knowledge of financial databases and related acquisition, property, and other business systems to improve operations, reporting, and traceability of business transactions.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Occasional Travel
  • Work Schedule: Full-time
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
  • Overtime: Occasionally
  • Tour of Duty: Flexible
  • Recruitment Incentives: Yes, Recruitment/relocation incentive up to $5K may be authorized.
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
  • Financial Disclosure: Required
  • Telework Eligibility: This position is situational telework eligible
  • Must maintain/obtain Non-Critical Sensitive Secret (S) clearance
  • This is a Drug Testing designated position
  • Resume and supporting documents received by 11:59 PM EST will be considered
  • All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.


Qualifications

You may qualify at the NH-03 level, if you fulfill the following qualifications:

One year of specialized experience equivalent to the NH-02/GS-11 grade level in the Federal service as listed below:

- Applying the DoD Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) process, fiscal law, policies, regulations, principles, standards and procedures to financial management activities.
- Identifying, analyzing, and resolving financial management issues by determining alternate solutions to problems and recommending solutions to leadership.
- Utilizing a variety of office automation software (word processing, presentation, spreadsheet, graphics, databases) and financial systems to support financial management activities
- Analyzing, reviewing, and interpreting financial execution data and resolving variances
- Developing, preparing, assembling, and communicating charts, financial management reports, briefs, narratives, and monthly key success metrics
- Examining, verifying, validating, and reconciling fiscal accounts in financial systems

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

Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.

Additional information

Other Notes:

ACQUISITION POSITION: This position requires Acquisition Workforce Level II Certification in Financial Management prior to hiring is not essential but must be accomplished within 24 months after entry into this position.

Selectee must acquire 80 continuous learning points every two years.

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT: Selectee or incumbent must be able to obtain the appropriate certification level for their position. This is a Financial Management Level II Certified position. IAW Public Law 112-81 and DoD Policy the incumbent shall comply with the requirements of DoD FM Certification program within the allotted timeframe.

Only experience and education obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.

This position DOES NOT meet criteria for re-employed annuitant. The DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at:
http://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf

All applicants must meet qualifications and eligibility criteria by the closing date of the announcement.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs: This program applies to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position; Well qualified is defined as possessing the type and quality of experience that exceeds the positions minimum qualifications. and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. For more information:
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/

Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx

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 supporting documents, to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and evaluate your relevant work experiences as it relates to fundamental competencies, identified below, required for this position.

Competencies:
  • Budget Execution
  • Concepts, Policies, and Principles of Budgets
  • Financial Management Systems
  • Decision Support
  • Financial Management Analysis

Traditional rating and ranking of applications does not apply to this vacancy. Your application (resume and supporting documentation) will be evaluated to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications required as listed on the announcement under qualification requirements.

Veterans Preference: If you are entitled to veterans' preference, you should indicate the type of veterans' preference you are claiming on your resume. Your veterans' preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency.

For information on entitlement see http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx

Military Spouse Preference: If you are entitled to military spouse preference, in order to receive this preference you must choose the spousal eligibility in your application package referencing MSP Military Spouse Preference. Your preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency. If you are claiming military spouse preference and qualified for the position, your name will be placed below preference eligible veteran candidates and above non-preference candidates on a list sent to the hiring manager for employment consideration. To claim Military Spouse Preference (MSP) please complete the Military Spouse PPP Self-Certification Checklist , save the document and attach it to your application package.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Secret

Drug test required
Yes

Position sensitivity and risk
Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk

Trust determination process
National security

Required Documents

The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc).

Your complete application includes your COMPLETE resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

The following documents are REQUIRED
1. Your resume:
  • Your resume may be submitted in any format. It must include your name and contact information and support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
  • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain the number of hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e.," HRS per week and month/year" or "HRS per week and month/year to present").
  • For additional information see: What to include in your resume.
2. Transcripts NOT REQUIRED 3. Veteran's Documents
  • If applying using veteran's preference or under a Veteran's hiring authority you must submit the following documents:
  • DD214 showing character of service, SF-15 Form and VA letter showing final percentage, or certification of expected discharge or release from active duty.
PLEASE REVIEW THE BELOW LINK FOR OTHER SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS needed for proof of eligibility:
https://www.dla.mil/Portals/104/Documents/Careers/downloads/DoDGenAppInfo%2012-1-2020.pdf?ver=ECNbdsHtGilTd3OENN4A0Q%3d%3d

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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