Senior Director (Budget Officer), MC-560-2D

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Oct 27, 2021
Closes
Nov 01, 2021
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located within the Corporate Budget Management Branch (CBM), Financial Management Division (FMD), in the Department of Administration and Finance (A&F), Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC).

Although the position is advertised equivalent to SES/SL in pay, MCC uses a pay banded system to compensate employees. This position is pay band MC-2D which is generally equal to SES/SL pay only.
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Responsibilities

  • Serves as a technical authority in managing and maintaining management of the processes, procedures and policies surrounding the budget exercises and on all matters related to budget formulation and the management and reporting of budget execution
  • Serves as a key advisor and expert counsel on all matters relating to MCC's planning, budget formulation and execution.
  • Works with staff from all departments to develop proposed budgets, including requirements with respect to the content of submissions by individual departments, setting deadlines for such submissions, and answering any policy/procedural questions.
  • Leads and provides analysis and assessment of budget submissions, providing value-added insight on understanding funded priorities, determination of realistic projections, highlights on potential flexibilities, and flagging of risks/challenges during consolidation and review.
  • Plans and implements agency-wide program and budget guidance and assists on all aspects of the budget execution process, development of departmental budgets, review and approval of revisions, budget transfers/adjustments, monthly and quarterly reporting.
  • Interprets OMB memos and directives, and Congressional policies or regulations for the formulation and execution of MCC-wide budgets and maintains the lead liaison with OMB on budgetary and financial matters.
  • Ensures timely submission of corporate budget reports and forecasts balance with accounting reports to Treasury other outside agencies, and Congress.
  • Oversees the preparation of all internal financial management and analysis reports, and external reports required by law, legislation or issued by MCC to outside stakeholders.
  • Ensures quality control of integrated operating program data in various financial systems and consolidation of the data for an overview of the financial status of major programs and operations.
  • Performs administrative and human resource management functions relative to the staff supervised; ensures a continuing affirmative application of MCC policies concerning equal opportunity.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
00

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a federal security clearance
  • More than 1 job may be filled if additional vacancies occur within 120 days
  • Relocation expenses will not be paid
  • Some domestic and international travel may be required


Qualifications

To qualify for pay band 2D applicants must meet the following:

Have at least one year of specialized experience relevant to the position duties and comparable to the MCC Pay Band 3a (GS-15) or an equivalent level which is directly related to the work of this position which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. For this position, this experience is defined as; serving as a key advisor to senior management on a variety of Federal budget formulation and execution and financial management processes and programs; supervising, leading and overseeing a diverse team of professionals including Federal employees and contractors applying the theories, concepts, principles and practices of federal budget formulation and execution; overseeing the preparation of all internal financial management and analysis reports, and external reports required by law, legislation or issued to outside stakeholders; and communicating, orally and in writing, to provide briefings and to condense complex financial issues into understandable recommendations.
Note: This experience MUST be well documented within your resume or application.

Time-in-Grade: Time-in-grade requirements apply. You must have one year of Federal service equivalent to pay band 3A or GS15 to be eligible for pay band 2D.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to ensure the work history portion thoroughly documents the duties, responsibilities, and accomplishments that are directly related to this position in order to verify specialized experience.

Education

Additional information

  • Due to COVID-19, the agency is operating in a state of maximum telework and most employees are teleworking full-time. Consequently, you will start your work in a temporary telework status and in a virtual environment. Your temporary telework arrangement will remain in effect until the agency informs you that MCC is open and operational for all staff. MCC will provide as much advance notice as possible before you may be required to report to MCC's office space. MCC has and will continue to offer flexible work arrangements.
  • RECRUITMENT/RELOCATION BONUS may be authorized for this position. If you are not a current federal employee this position may authorize a one-time Recruitment bonus to be paid over a specified period. Selected individual will be required to a sign service agreement prior to receiving any bonus payments.
  • If you are a current federal employee this position may authorize a one time Relocation bonus to be paid over a specified period. Selected individual will be required to a sign service agreement prior to receiving any bonus payments.
  • Selectee may qualify for credit toward annual leave accrual, based on prior work experience.
  • "The position may be filled by reassignment, change to lower level, transfer, appointment, or reinstatement. Management may use any one or any combination of these methods to fill the position."
  • Qualifications by Closing Date: You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of the announcement. Please note that qualification claims will be subject to verification.
  • Pay: Your pay will be set within the range specified in this vacancy announcement and will be based on your qualifications, education, experience, training, and availability of funds.
  • Promotion Potential: If the position is advertised with promotion potential, the selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower pay band level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level, nor is the promise of promotion implied.
  • DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE: PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume/ application does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s). Your resume must contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make a qualification determination.
  • Selectee may be required to complete a Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 278) or a Confidential Financial Disclosure Form (OGE 450).
  • Selectee may be required to complete a probationary/trial period.


How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Once you complete and submit your application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire.The HR Office and/or Subject Matter Expert (SME) will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities related to the position such as
  • Oral Communication
  • Technical Competence
  • Writing


Based on the information you provided in your application package, we will assign you to one of three quality categories - Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified. Those applicants who are determined to be best qualified will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration.

If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience your category can and will be adjusted to more reflect your abilities, and you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Secret

Drug test required
No

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

Trust determination process
National security

Required Documents

The following documents must be received by the closing date of this announcement:
  • Applicants MUST utilize resumes created using information in the USAJOBS-formatted Resume Builder (http://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/account/documents/resume/build/
  • Unofficial college transcripts - if the position has an education requirement or if you are using education to qualify "Unofficial" transcripts are acceptable. If selected for the position, you must provide an official transcript before appointment.
  • Veterans Preference documentation (DD-214 - member 4 copy or other copies that indicate character of discharge or equivalent, SF-15 and VA Letter as appropriate) if applying under VEOA or VRA. For more information regarding eligibility requirements, please go to: www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx .
  • Copy of SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action (such as promotion, reassignment, within-grade increase, or new appointment which shows your tenure/status, grade, salary/pay).
  • If you are a displaced Federal employee, you may be entitled to receive special priority consideration under the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) or the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP). Eligible ICTAP/CTAP employees within the commuting area must submit proof of eligibility. If applicable, see Other Information.
  • Persons with disabilities and others who are eligible for appointment under special appointing authorities (e.g., service with the Government Accountability Office {GAO}, Peace Corps, etc.) should indicate the type of appointment on your application and provide supporting documentation as provided by that authority.


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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