The Vacancy Identification Number is:794482
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1. From the descriptions below, select the letter that corresponds to the statement that most accurately describes your specialized experience as it directly relates to this position.A. I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS/SK-13 level providing expert knowledge of federal budget and appropriation processes, knowledge of budget planning and execution; knowledge and experience applying relevant budget regulations, principles, decisions, statutes, and laws to specific issues or problems and serve as a technical resource for the agency. Examples of specialized experience include: preparing and participating in periodic financial and program reviews (e.g., Midyear Budget Review) to determine progress against approved funding, schedules, and objectives; and presenting technical findings in briefings and meetings.
For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item.A- I have no education, training or experience in performing this task.
2. Provide expert advice and guidance to program managers and budget contacts on the interpretation and formulation of budget estimates and formulation of budget requests in support of the annual and multi-year development of the program plans.
3. Make substantial contributions to the preparation of the agency's annual operating budget/execution plan.
4. Prepare and participate in periodic financial and program reviews (e.g., Midyear Budget Review) to determine progress against approved funding, schedules, and objectives.
5. Recommend, justify, and provide rationale for reprogramming of funds and restructuring of projects/programs to ensure adequate and efficient distribution of resources, and advises of potential or immediate change in plans or policies.
6. Identify ways to improve or enhance current budget practices and policies to support the agency's accomplishment of its business objectives.
7. Coordinate the formulation of an agency's multi-year program plans and budget estimates submitted to agency officials, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and the Congress.
8. Participate in conferences, meetings, or presentations involving problems or issues of considerable consequence or importance to the work of the position.
9. Communicate effectively with senior management, OMB, Congress, and/or other individuals at all levels in the public and private sector to convey complex legislation, policies, regulations, and procedures.
10. Develop and prepare guidance on a variety of complex budget policy issues which have been referred because of the complexity or sensitivity of the topics involved, precedent- setting implications, short suspense time for response, deviation from established regulations, or other unusual actions.
11. Develop and compile narrative and statistical material, and prepare technical, narrative, and graphic representation of budget information for use by managers.
12. Prepare statements for implementation of policy or procedures based on the following: Federal law, government-wide regulation, agency-wide regulation, internal memos, etc.