Budget Analyst

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
District of Columbia, D.C
Posted
Jun 10, 2021
Closes
Jun 18, 2021
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Office of Inspector General, AmeriCorps (AmeriCorps-OIG). The OIG is an independent office within AmeriCorps that provides oversight of the agency's programs and operations to protect the integrity of national service. The OIG Support Team is charged with the oversight, administration and management of OIG appropriated funds and defined use.

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Responsibilities

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Serves as the OIG Budget Analyst responsible for managing OIG budget funds, to include the annual and multi-year funds, salaries and expenses, and programmatic funds. Responsible for the budget formulation, budget execution, and performance management.

The incumbent will have strong knowledge in the federal budget process. Generates costs for budget submissions and Congressional Budget Justification (CBJ). Performs justification and execution materials for submission through the agency and ultimately OMB. Leads coordination efforts with key personnel. Serves as an accurate source of information on budget matters for the OIG and OMB.

Coordinates budgetary actions, apportionments, and reprogramming of funds. Monitors budget and program performance against spend plan; makes budgetary adjustments and/or reprogramming of funds as required. Works with Program Leads to develop annual spend plan and acquisition plan.

Provides financial and accounting oversight and performs certification of funds. Ensures the accuracy of all financial transactions. Approves acquisitions, travel vouchers, purchase card reconciliations, federal and non-federal payments through associated systems. Generates manual obligations through shared services as required.

Reviews financial reports and performs analyses on program performance against funding. Resolves discrepancies with the appropriate office, or shared services. Coordinates with Contracting Officer Representatives and Program Leads regarding open obligations; review variances, comparing actual to projected costs analyses. Performs regular payroll reconciliations and analysis.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
3

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a United States Citizen
  • A 2-year probationary period is required for new Federal employees
  • Merit Promotion applicants must submit a SF-50 to verify Status and grade
  • Must be telework ready
  • Satisfactory completion of a background investigation


Qualifications

Applicants must have one year of specialized experience comparable in scope and responsibility to at least the NY-03 pay band, which would be at or equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience is that which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.

Specialized experience for this position includes:

Performance as a budget analyst, budget formulation and execution, financial analysis and the formulation of budget cost estimates, funds control, and compliance. Strong knowledge of budget cycle process and appropriations law.

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

Such experience must be clearly documented in the applicant's resume.

Education

Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Management, or equivalent (acceptable).

Additional information

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.

Veteran's Preference: If you are claiming 5-point or 10-point veteran's preference, you must submit documentation described below in "Required Documents."

Special Employment Consideration: Persons with disabilities, disabled veterans who have a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more, certain other veterans, spouses of certain members of the Armed Forces, VISTA volunteers, some Peace Corps employees and returning Peace Corps volunteers are examples of individuals who are potentially eligible for noncompetitive appointment. If you are eligible and would like to be considered for one of these noncompetitive appointments, applicable documentation that supports your eligibility must be submitted with your application package.

Ethics Requirement: Our Agency is committed to the highest ethical standards and, as an employee you will be covered by the criminal conflict of interest statutes (18 U.S.C. 201-209) and the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch (5 C.F.R. part 2635). Additionally, you may be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450) or Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 278e) within 30 days of your appointment date and on an annual basis thereafter.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your application will be evaluated first for the basic qualifications described above. The applications that meet the basic qualifications will be evaluated further against the following criteria:
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Budget Administration
  • Compliance
  • Control of Funds
  • Financial Analysis
  • Technical Credibility

Important Note: Your resume must support your answers to the job specific questions. High self-assessment on the Occupational Questionnaire that is not supported by the information in your resume or supporting documents can/will result in elimination from further consideration. If you do not answer all of the job specific questions you will not be considered. Incomplete applications (resume and required supporting documents) will be considered ineligible.

Qualified applicants will be placed in one of the following three categories:

1 - Qualified Category - Meets the minimum qualification requirements as described in the Qualifications section of this announcement.
2 - Well Qualified Category - Meets the minimum qualification requirements and demonstrates proficiency based on the answers to the job specific questions.
3 - Best Qualified Category - Meets the minimum qualification requirements and demonstrates high level proficiency based on the answers to the job specific questions.

NOTE: Status candidates will be considered under the provisions of the agency's Human Resources system which allows for:
1) Non-competitive referral of lateral candidates; and
2) The separation of status and non-status applicants for referral purposes.

Status candidates will be referred on one selection list only, i.e., either merit promotion or non-competitive. Non-status candidates who are eligible for Noncompetitive referral, e.g. Peace Corps, VRA, etc., will be referred under Noncompetitive procedures only. For Noncompetitive categories, See "Special Employment Consideration" below under "Other Information."

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

  • Resume showing relevant experience (cover letter optional);
  • Unofficial transcript (if qualifying based on education):
  • Veterans' Preference Documentation (DD-214, VA Letter, and SF-15 if claiming 10-point preference; DD-214 if claiming 5-point preference), if applicable;
  • For Merit Promotion Eligibility: SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action (must indicate tenure and position occupied), if applicable;
  • Documentation supporting eligibility for Non-Competitive appointment, e.g., Schedule A (severely disabled), eligible veterans (VRA or 30-percent or more disabled), VISTA, Peace Corps, etc., if applicable


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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