Budget Analyst (Title 32) (Not to Exceed One Year) ( 2 Vacancies)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Richmond, Virginia
Posted
Jun 19, 2021
Closes
Jun 24, 2021
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

This National Guard position is for a Budget Analyst (Title 32) (Not to Exceed One Year) ( 2 Vacancies), Position Description Number D1900000 and is part of the VA USPFO, National Guard.

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Responsibilities

As a Budget Analyst (Title 32) (Not to Exceed One Year), GS-0560-09, you will perform the following duties:
(1) Serves as the functional point of contact for day-to-day budget/financial issues. Works with Major Subordinate Commands (MSC) and budget office counterparts to obtain, monitor, and track organization's funds. Works closely with supervisors/ managers and/or project managers in utilization of resources, resolving problems, and determining funding/resource requirements. Compiles findings and makes recommendations for development and implementation of procedures for financial management and budgeting functions in support of organizational programs/activities.
(2) Performs budget formulation work involving review and preparation of budget estimates and financial plans. Reviews and analyzes budget requests submitted by organizational activities to ensure their consistency, accuracy, and adherence to instructions. Researches, consolidates, and summarizes budgetary data from source documents, automated budgetary systems, accounting records, and reports for use in preparing budget estimates and annual financial plans. Interprets source information and properly applies it to the budget. Reviews organizational historical data and/or matches funding requests or projected costs of selected line items with past records to determine trends in spending and forecast annual funding needs. Analyzes data for prior, current, and out year in preparing financial plans. Develops consolidated budget, and reviews and drafts statements for justifying funding requests. Reviews budget submissions for compliance with rules, regulations, and procedures.
(3) Performs budget execution and administration work involving the monitoring of obligations incurred and the actual expenditures of funds. Monitors, tracks, and reviews obligations, expenditures, reimbursable orders, and requests for allotments, identifying and reporting differences that are not in keeping with annual work plans. Compares obligations and expenditures and identifies conditions over or under obligation of funds. Prepares and conducts reprogramming and adjustments of funding to cover short falls, unanticipated expenses, and/or unexpected emergencies, identifying and referring to higher level officials reprogramming actions which require prior approval. Obtains and provides information concerning the propriety of using funds for specific purposes by researching appropriate legal and regulatory guides. Makes recommendations for transfer of funds between accounts under the same appropriation or allotment when funds are needed to cover increases in obligations or when expenditures fall below established limits. Verifies, enters, and adjusts budgetary data in a variety of forms, schedules, and reports. Monitors year-end closing to ensure proper and full use of funds.
(4) Provides advice, assistance, and guidance on budgeting and related information and conducts analyses, reviews and special studies of budget and/or related information. Provides advice on budget and related matters such as types of funding available, effects of budgetary changes on related activities, and status and use of funds. Compiles, prepares, and conveys information about the budget and programs of the organization. Prepares guidance and/or interpretation of standard procedures and regulations relating to the organization's budget and financial procedures/processes. Conducts budget related training of organizational personnel on budget processes, procedures, requirements, etc. Researches and analyzes available factual information, trends in the cost of accomplishing specific work objectives, and/or relationships among organizational needs/objectives. Evaluates results for possible effect on program plans and funding. Conducts special studies of financial program and funding requirements to ensure the availability of funds. Utilizes common budgetary methods and techniques, applies basic statistical formulas, and contrasts/compares current and historical budget and program data in conducting analyses and studies.
(5) Uses budgetary and other automated system(s) and computer-generated products in accomplishing budgeting/funding assignments. Performs quality checks of organization's automated system database information, working with appropriate point of contact to resolve any significant problems. Uses available computer software programs to produce required budget reports, plans, schedules, etc. Uses computer products to facilitate effective analyses of budget information.(6) Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
  • This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard, required prior to the effective date of placement.
  • Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.
  • Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.
  • Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
  • Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.


Qualifications

NOTE: Qualifications are based on breadth/level of experience. In addition to describing duties performed, applicants must provide the exact dates of each period of employment (from MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY) and the number of hours worked per week if part time. As qualification determinations cannot be made when resumes do not include the required information, failure to provide this information may result in disqualification. Applicants are encouraged to use the USAJOBS Resume Builder to develop their federal resume. For a brief video on How to Create a Federal Resume, click here.

WHO CAN APPLY:
GROUP I - All qualified Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E1/PVT - E9/SGM) , a Warrant Officer (W1/WO1-W4/CW4) or Commissioned Officer (O1/2LT-O2/1LT currently employed (permanent) in the Virginia Army National Guard Military Technician Program.
GROUP II - All qualified Virginia Army National Guard Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E1/PVT - E9/SGM) , a Warrant Officer (W1/WO1-W4/CW4) or Commissioned Officer (O1/2LT-O2/1LT), regardless of employment status (Traditional, Military Technician or AGR). To be considered as a Group II applicant, proof of appointment/enlistment in the Virginia National Guard must be attached if the appointment/enlistment occurred within 60 days prior to, or during, the advertisement period.

Military Grades
: (E1/PVT - E9/SGM) , a Warrant Officer (W1/WO1-W4/CW4) or Commissioned Officer (O1/2LT-O2/1LT

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Experience or training that demonstrates that the candidate has the below skills and abilities:
  • Skilled in collecting and analyzing data effectively, efficiently, and accurately;
  • Ability to clearly enunciate English without impediment of speech that would interfere or prohibit effective communication;
  • Ability to write English in reports and presentation formats;
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively;
  • Skilled in presenting formal training presentations and briefings; and,
  • Skilled in applying procedures and directives by reading and interpreting program material.


SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : Applicant must have at least 12 months of specialized experience, equivalent to at least the GS-07 level, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems in the Federal government? This experience may also have been obtained in the private sector, but must demonstrate that it is comparable to the GS grade indicated. This experience must include activities such as:
  • Experience in working with Major Subordinate Commands (MSC) and budget office counterparts to obtain, monitor, and track organization's funds serving as a as the functional point of contact for day-to-day budget/financial issues.
  • Experience in reviewing budget submissions for compliance with rules, regulations, and procedures.
  • Experience in compiling findings and making recommendations for development and implementation of procedures for financial management and budgeting functions in support of organizational programs/activities.
  • Experiences in verifying and adjusting budgetary data in a variety of forms, schedules, and reports while monitoring year-end closing to ensure proper and full use of funds.


  • Education

    Additional information

    If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 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 ( https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx ).

    If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Secret

    Drug test required
    No

    Required Documents

    To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.

    2. Other supporting documents: SF 50 for current Federal Technicians

    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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