Budget Analyst


Vacancy ID: 839455   Announcement Number: CK839455AN   USAJOBS Control Number: 338024500

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1. Title of Job

Budget Analyst


2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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10. Lowest Grade

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12. Special Knowledge

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20. Occupational Specialties

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001 All US Citizens

21. Geographic Availability

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510100013 Arlington, VA

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23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. 1. From the descriptions below, choose the statement that best describes how your background meets the qualifications requirements for this GS-09 Budget Analyst position. SELECT ONE LETTER ONLY. Failure to respond to this question will result in an ineligible rating.

A. I possess one or more years of specialized experience equivalent the GS-07 level of the Federal service performing the following duties: providing programmatic support through the general management of budgetary and fiscal procedures; performing routine budget administrative functions in formulation, execution, and review; developing and maintaining spreadsheets to track and monitor obligations and expenditures for work plans; and reviewing monthly accounting reports to determine accuracy.
B. I possess a Master's degree or equivalent graduate degree or two full years (36 semester hours) of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in business, accounting, finance, or other closely related field. NOTE: Applicants must submit a copy of their transcripts for verification.
C. I have an appropriate combination of successfully completed graduate education and experience. To determine your combination, first compute your experience as a percentage of the experience listed in A above; then determine your education as a percentage of the education listed in B above; then add the two percentages. The total percentages must equal at least 100 percent. Only graduate education in excess of one full year (18 hours) may be used to qualify. NOTE: Applicants must submit a copy of their transcripts for verification.
D. I do not possess the required education and/or experience to qualify for this position.

2. From the descriptions below, choose the statement that best describes how your background meets the qualifications requirements for this GS-11 Budget Analyst position. SELECT ONE LETTER ONLY. Failure to respond to this question will result in an ineligible rating.

A. I possess one or more years of specialized experience equivalent the GS-09 level of the Federal service performing the following duties: providing programmatic support through the general management of budgetary and fiscal procedures; performing routine budget administrative functions in formulation, execution, and review; assisting in developing proposals for budgetary policy and procedural guidance for issuance to district and program offices; developing and maintaining spreadsheets to track and monitor obligations and expenditures for work plans; and reviewing monthly accounting reports to determine accuracy and reconcile reports with off-line tracking systems.
B. I possess a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education (54 semester hours) of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree in business, accounting, finance, or other closely related field. NOTE: Applicants must submit a copy of their transcripts for verification.
C. I have an appropriate combination of successfully completed graduate education and experience. To determine your combination, first compute your experience as a percentage of the experience listed in A above; then determine your education as a percentage of the education listed in B above; then add the two percentages. The total percentages must equal at least 100 percent. Only graduate education in excess of one full year (18 hours) may be used to qualify. NOTE: Applicants must submit a copy of their transcripts for verification.
D. I do not possess the required education and/or experience to qualify for this position.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

3. Provide budgetary and financial support to management and other analysts.

4. Manage overall work plans for programs within an assigned appropriation.

5. Provide programmatic support through the general management of budgetary and fiscal procedures.

6. Perform routine budget administrative functions in the formulation, execution, and review of assigned portions of an appropriation.

7. Review and analyze budget estimates and requests for format, mathematical accuracy, adequacy of supporting narrative, justification, and conformity with budgetary policies and guidelines.

8. Work with district offices to obtain necessary changes and revisions to budget estimates and requests.

9. Develop recommendations for the approval of district funding decisions.

10. Assist in developing proposals for budgetary policy and procedural guidance for issuance to district and program offices.

11. Assist in the development of budget estimates and supporting justification.

12. Develop and maintain spreadsheets to track and monitor obligations and expenditures for work plans within an appropriation.

13. Review monthly accounting reports to determine accuracy and reconcile reports with off-line tracking systems.

14. Prepare documents necessary for the procurement of small purchases for assigned work plans.

15. Reconcile purchase orders, task orders and/or invoices with accounting system and off-line tracking system.

16. Assist in the preparation of various analyses and reports requested by senior management.