Supervisory Budget Analyst

Washington, D.C
Aug 03, 2021
Aug 05, 2021
Full Time


As a Supervisory Budget Analyst, you will serve as the Deputy Budget Director.

Location of position: General Services Administration, Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Washington, DC

We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled through this announcement in this or other GSA organizations within the same commuting area.

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As a Supervisory Budget Analyst, you will perform the following duties:
  • Develops creative approaches for Central Office on budget formulation, justification, Regional allocation, funds control, and execution that supports PBS (Public Buildings Service) operations and priorities currently and in the future.
  • Analyzes and reviews broad, complex budget plans and programs against approved goals, operational plans and current policies; keeping abreast of resource constraints, policy issues, and spending activities.
  • Evaluates overall variances between planned and actual performance and makes appropriate recommendations to the Division Director. Provides regular reporting for all assigned program areas.
  • Recommends improved methods, changes in schedules, and/or staffing, in an effort to gain efficiency and reduce costs. Ensures timely performance of a satisfactory quality and quantity of work. Writes high level budget management policies and procedures.
  • Utilizes a high level knowledge of automated budget systems and implements related systems. Ensures that systems are used effectively and efficiently.
  • Plans work to be accomplished by subordinates, sets and adjusts short-term priorities. Prepares schedules for completion of work assignments work based on priorities, selective consideration of the difficulty and requirements of assignments.
  • Evaluates work performance of subordinates; gives advice, counsel or instruction to employees on both work and administrative matters.
  • Identifies developmental and training needs of employees, providing or arranging for needed development and training.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional Travel

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)
  • Meet all eligibility criteria within 30 days of the closing date
  • Meet time-in-grade within 30 days of the closing date, if applicable
  • Register with the Selective Service if you are a male born after 12/31/1959

If selected, you must meet the following conditions:
  • Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 2 investigation level).
  • Serve a one year supervisory or managerial probationary period, if required


For each job on your resume, provide:
  • the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)
  • number of hours per week you worked (if part time).

If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.

For a brief video on creating a Federal resume, click here .

The GS-14 salary range starts at $122,530.00 per year;


To qualify, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-13 level or higher in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience planning, organizing and evaluating the budget for a major component of an agency. Qualifying experience must include the following: experience developing budget policies and guidelines; writing performance goals and measures related to budgets; developing strategic planning programs; and formulating a performance based budgeting process.


Additional information

Bargaining Unit status: Not Applicable

This is not a virtual position, selectee(s) is expected to report to the duty locations listed in this vacancy.

Relocation-related expenses are not approved and will be your responsibility.

Travel expenses associated with interviews maybeapproved. Determinations will be made on a case-by-case basis.

All the information you provide will be verified by a review of the work experience and/or education as shown on your application forms, by checking references and through other means, such as the interview process. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for not hiring you, or for firing you after you begin work.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

You will be scored on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities. Your responses to these questions must be supported by your resume or your score may be lowered.
  • Knowledge of all phases of a budget process to determine and formulate budget estimates.
  • Skilled in developing guidelines, procedures and control measures pertaining to all phases of the budget process.
  • Ability to conduct complex financial data analysis using various methods to determine impact of program initiatives on budget plans.
  • Ability to interpret regulations relevant to the budgetary process.
  • Knowledge of automated budget and financial systems for processing, monitoring and reporting purposes.
  • Ability to assign work, train and provide guidance to subordinates.

If you are eligible under GSA's Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) , you must receive a score of 85 or higher to receive priority.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

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

Trust determination process

Required Documents

ALL required documents must be submitted before the closing date. Review the following list to determine what you need to submit.

If you are CTAP eligible - submit a, b, and c: (a) proof of eligibility including agency notice; (b) SF-50, and (c) most recent performance appraisal.

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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