Budget Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Apr 13, 2021
Closes
Apr 15, 2021
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

A successful candidate in this position will serve as a Budget Analyst who carries out a wide variety of assignments in support of higher level Budget Analysts. He/she will apply fundamental knowledge of the federal budget process and the principles, concepts, methods, and techniques of accounting and financial management in order to perform analytical assignments of varying difficulty and complexity.

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Responsibilities

As a Budget Analyst, you will:
  • Apply fundamental knowledge of the federal budget process and the principles of Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution to perform analytical assignments of varying difficulty and complexity.
  • Consolidate, compile, summarize and utilize budget data from a variety of documents such as accounting records/work authorizations and provide information in the appropriate formats, including Approved Funding Programs and budget execution tables.
  • Provide technical advice to program elements on the status and availability of funds in different budget accounts and on all aspects of the budget process for assigned program area.
  • Prepare narrative statements in support of statistical information, schedules, and back up material for responding to specific requests from DOE, OMB, or Congressional Staff.

Compensation

The pay range for Washington, DC and Germantown, MD including a 30.48% locality is: $59,534 to $112,240

The pay range for Albuquerque, NM including a 16.68% locality is: $53,238 to $100,369

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
02 - This position has no promotion potential.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment



  • Subject to Random Drug Testing
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug test
  • Favorable suitability determination required
  • Must be able to obtain/maintain a Q security clearance

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
  • You must be a United States Citizen.
  • This employer participates in the e-Verify program.
  • Males must abide by Selective Service registration requirements.
  • Compliance with Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD-12) governing personal identity which will require that you provide two forms of identification.
  • A one year probationary period may be required.
  • More than one position may be filled from this vacancy announcement.
  • Relocation expenses may be paid.


Qualifications

A qualified candidates online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade in the Federal Service i.e., NQ-01 or GS-7/8.

Specialized experience for this position is defined as: Implementation of Federal planning, programming, budget estimating, and execution activities associated with a Federal agency's annual budget and experience conducting data reporting activities.

Your application and resume should demonstrate that you possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA's). Do not provide a separate narrative written statement. Rather, you must describe in your application how your past work experience demonstrates that you possess the KSAs identified below. Cite specific examples of employment or experience contained in your resume and describe how this experience has prepared you to successfully perform the duties of this position. DO NOT write "see resume" in your application!
  • Knowledge of the concepts, principles, practices of the laws and regulations of the Federal budget process and Programming, Planning, Budgeting, and Evaluation (PPBE) skills.
  • Skill in budget execution, funds distribution, and in analyzing program-budgetary relationships using accounting data.
  • Ability to apply principles and practices of budget analysis in accordance with procedures, standards, and schedules established by NNSA PPBE and DOE CFO.
  • Skill in preparing supporting documents and/or performance special analysis in support of PPBE activities.

  • "Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. 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.

    Time-in-Grade/Band: Current Federal employees must have completed 52 weeks in a position equivalent to the next lower NNSA pay band or GS grade, i.e., NQ-01 or GS-7/8 by the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration.

    CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section.

    You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

    Education

    There are no education requirements for this position. You must have one year of specialized experience which is equivalent to the next lower NNSA Demonstration Project pay band or GS grade in the federal system, i.e., NQ-01 or GS-7/8.

    You may substitute the completion of two full years of graduate education or all the requirements for a Master's (or higher) degree in a field directly related to analysis work (e.g., business administration, accounting, finance or similar) for the specialized experience requirements for NQ-02. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge's, skills, and abilities, necessary to perform the work of the position. Combinations of successfully completed graduate level education and specialized experience may be used to meet total experience requirement.

    EDUCATION:
    Education must be obtained from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Foreign education must be reviewed by an organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For special instructions pertaining to foreign education and a list of organizations that can evaluate foreign education, see the Department of Education website.

    Additional information

    The U.S. Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit the links at the bottom of this page or visit the FedsHireVets website.

    If you believe that you are eligible for the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), please visit the OPM ICTAP/CTAP website for more information. In order to be considered under the ICTAP program, your application must score within the pre-established "well qualified" category as stated in the Qualifications section.

    More than one selection may be made from this vacancy announcement.

    Some positions may require completion of a probationary period of up to 1 (one) year.

    Many positions require successful completion of a background investigation.

    All males born after December 31st 1959 must abide by laws regarding Selective Service registration. To learn more about this law, visit the Selective Service web page, Who Must Register . If you are not registered and don't have an approved exemption, you will not be eligible for employment with the Federal government.

    EEO Policy: Click HERE.
    Reasonable Accommodation Policy: Click HERE.
    Veterans Information: Click HERE.
    Telework: Click HERE.
    Selective Service Registration: Click HERE.

    Information about the NNSA Demonstration project can be found by clicking HERE.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

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

    The Department of Energy uses an application tracking system to evaluate the responses you provide in the applicant assessment questionnaire to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications necessary for this position. Then, the HR Office and/or Subject Matter Expert (SME) will conduct a quality review of your application and supporting documentation to determine if your qualifications meet the criteria for referral to the selecting official.

    We will also verify that you are eligible for Merit Promotion positions by reviewing your previous Federal employment to ensure you meet Time-in-Grade requirements. If you are eligible to apply to Merit Promotion announcements based on Veteran or other non-competitive statuses, we will verify your supporting documentation prior to referral.

    Your performance appraisals and incentive awards will be given due consideration in the selection process based on their relation to the duties of the position and the consistency with which they may be considered in evaluating you against other applicants.

    If you are eligible for career transition assistance plans such as ICTAP or CTAP, you must meet the definition of "well qualified" which is defined as having a score of 85 or better.

    If your resume is incomplete or does not support the responses you provided in your online questionnaire, or if you fail to submit all required documentation before the vacancy closes, you may be rated 'ineligible', 'not qualified', or your score may be adjusted accordingly.

    To preview questions please visit this website: https://jobs.monstergovt.com/doe/vacancy/previewVacancyQuestions.hms?_ref=v0i2ywrnpt0&jnum=93795&orgId=6

    To preview questions please click here .

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Q Access Authorization

    Drug test required
    Yes

    Position sensitivity and risk
    Critical-Sensitive (CS)/High Risk

    Trust determination process
    Credentialing , Suitability/Fitness , National security

    Required Documents

    Please carefully review the following list to determine what documentation you need to submit. Some documents may not apply to all applicants.
    If you are unsure, click the link for each document type to read more.

    ALL APPLICANTS: You must submit a about what is expected in your resume." href="https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/How_to_create_your_resume" target="_blank" rel="noopener">resume supporting your specialized experience and responses to the online questionnaire.

    Your resume should list all work experience (paid and unpaid); you must list the full name and address of the each employer.

    For all types of work experience, you should indicate the start and end dates (include month, day, and year); you must also list the average number of hours per week that you worked.

    For paid work experience, please indicate your starting grade/salary for each position and the highest grade/salary you earned (if different).

    List all incentive awards on your resume that are related to the duties of this position.

    Your resume should also include any education and training you have completed (list the program title, subject area, number of hours completed, and completion date).

    For more information about what to include in your resume, please view this USAJOBS Resume Tutorial video on YouTube.

    Most DOE offices will allow you to submit a resume in the format of your choice (as an attached document or as a USAJOBS Resume Builder format). However, some offices may require one specific format. You will be notified at the time you click 'Apply Online' which type of resume is acceptable. It is important that you are complete and thorough in your resume. If any of the above information is not included in your resume, we may not be able to fully credit you for your experience.

    Performance Appraisals: You must submit your two (2) most recent performance appraisals.

    Current and former Federal employees: Most recent SF-50 (Standard Form 50 - Notice of Personnel Action).

    To properly verify status eligibility, your SF-50 must show the following. If you do not submit an appropriate SF-50, we cannot verify your status eligibility!
  • Full position title;
  • appointment type;
  • occupational series;
  • pay plan, grade, and step;
  • tenure code; and
  • service computation date (SCD).

  • If your current position SF50 does not indicate you have competitive service status or does not reflect the pay plan and grade of the highest position you have held in the competitive service, in addition to your current SF50, you must provide your previous SF-50s that provide the proof of competitive status and highest grade held on a permanent basis.

    If specific educational requirements are indicated for this vacancy: experience." href="https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/account/documents/resume/build/education/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Documentation verifying your educational claims which can include unofficial transcripts or any report listing institution, course title, credits earned and final grade. Please see the Education section for more information.

    Veterans: authorities and the documentation you need to submit" href="http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/shav/index.aspx" target="_blank" rel="noopener">veteran eligibility documentation (DD-214 Member #4 Copy, VA Letter, Standard Form (SF) 15 as applicable). Please note: If you are a veteran who has not yet been discharged, you may provide a statement of intent to discharge from your agency to receive Veterans Preference under the VOW (Veterans Opportunity to Work) to Hire Heroes Act of 2011.

    Persons with Disabilities: Individuals with intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities may apply for appointment through the Schedule A hiring authority. flexibilities for persons with disabilities" href="https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/disability-employment/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Certified verification of a disability from a licensed medical professional; a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist; or any Federal, state, or District of Columbia agency or U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits will be required.

    Displaced Federal employees who qualify for CTAP/ICTAP: If you are a former Federal employee who was displaced due to a Reduction-in-Force (RIF) or surplused by some other means, please submit a copy of the separation letter or RIF notice from your agency. To be selected under I/CTAP, you must still be found well-qualified for this position. Please see the OPM Guide to Career Transition for more information.

    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.

    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.
    resume supporting your specialized experience and responses to the online questionnaire.Your resume should list all work experience (paid and unpaid); you must list the full name and address of the each employer.For all types of work experience, you should indicate the start and end dates (include month, day, and year); you must also list the average number of hours per week that you worked.For paid work experience, please indicate your starting grade/salary for each position and the highest grade/salary you earned (if different).List all incentive awards on your resume that are related to the duties of this position.Your resume should also include any education and training you have completed (list the program title, subject area, number of hours completed, and completion date).For more information about what to include in your resume, please view this USAJOBS Resume Tutorial video on YouTube.Most DOE offices will allow you to submit a resume in the format of your choice (as an attached document or as a USAJOBS Resume Builder format). However, some offices may require one specific format. You will be notified at the time you click 'Apply Online' which type of resume is acceptable. It is important that you are complete and thorough in your resume. If any of the above information is not included in your resume, we may not be able to fully credit you for your experience. Performance Appraisals: You must submit your two (2) most recent performance appraisals.Current and former Federal employees: Most recent SF-50 (Standard Form 50 - Notice of Personnel Action). To properly verify status eligibility, your SF-50 must show the following. If you do not submit an appropriate SF-50, we cannot verify your status eligibility! Full position title; appointment type; occupational series; pay plan, grade, and step; tenure code; and service computation date (SCD). If your current position SF50 does not indicate you have competitive service status or does not reflect the pay plan and grade of the highest position you have held in the competitive service, in addition to your current SF50, you must provide your previous SF-50s that provide the proof of competitive status and highest grade held on a permanent basis. If specific educational requirements are indicated for this vacancy: experience." href="https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/account/documents/resume/build/education/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Documentation verifying your educational claims which can include unofficial transcripts or any report listing institution, course title, credits earned and final grade. Please see the Education section for more information. Veterans: authorities and the documentation you need to submit" href="http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/shav/index.aspx" target="_blank" rel="noopener">veteran eligibility documentation (DD-214 Member #4 Copy, VA Letter, Standard Form (SF) 15 as applicable). Please note: If you are a veteran who has not yet been discharged, you may provide a statement of intent to discharge from your agency to receive Veterans Preference under the VOW (Veterans Opportunity to Work) to Hire Heroes Act of 2011.Persons with Disabilities: Individuals with intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities may apply for appointment through the Schedule A hiring authority. flexibilities for persons with disabilities" href="https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/disability-employment/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Certified verification of a disability from a licensed medical professional; a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist; or any Federal, state, or District of Columbia agency or U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits will be required.Displaced Federal employees who qualify for CTAP/ICTAP: If you are a former Federal employee who was displaced due to a Reduction-in-Force (RIF) or surplused by some other means, please submit a copy of the separation letter or RIF notice from your agency. To be selected under I/CTAP, you must still be found well-qualified for this position. Please see the OPM Guide to Career Transition for more information.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.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. 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