Supervisory Budget Analyst, GS-0560-15

Vacancy ID: 846415   Announcement Number: HHS-FDA-CFSN-MP-13-846415   USAJOBS Control Number: 338248000

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1. Title of Job

Supervisory Budge Analyst
2. Biographic Data

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20. Occupational Specialties

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001 Supervisory Budge Analyst

21. Geographic Availability

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240370033 College Park, MD

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and meets the Basic Qualification Requirements for Supervisory Budget Analyst, GS-0560-15.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-14 level in the Federal service, that included full responsibility for the design, development, and preparation of complex agency-wide budgets; advising senior level agency staff on all technical aspects of budget execution and formulation and serving as the Director on all related or associated agency policies and issues; consulting on budgetary requirements for new legislative proposals; consulting with and advising senior management on the development, implementation, or evaluation of budgetary programs and policies; and leading/directing a staff of supervisory budget analysts and their staff.
B. I do not possess the experience described above.
Technical Competence 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

Knowledge of the principles, concepts, methods and techniques of budgeting and/or financial management

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.

2. Directs the development of overall budget formulation and presentation policies, and in program, legislative, or other policy decisions having budgetary implications.

3. Determines budget compliance with stated agency program objectives, priorities, and policy statements.

4. Directs the continual appraisal of an agency practices and procedures for formulating and presenting budget, with view toward effecting means of achieving the highest degree of efficiency and effectiveness in the formulation and presentation of future budgets.

5. Leads supervisory staff to ensure simplicity and clarity in the presentation of budget material, including development of new data and revision of material in order to achieve an effective budget document.

6. Leads and determine the need for changes in budget procedures and techniques in keeping with changing circumstances.

7. Reviews and analyzes, proposed consolidated agency budget estimates compiled by supervisory budget analyst.

8. Reviews and analyzes budgetary submissions for effectiveness, clarity, and justification in attaining the budgetary objectives of an agency.

9. Plans, coordinates, and conducts the pattern of budget review and presentation with staff, program officials, and senior management.

10. Directs the formulation of program budgets and procurement plans.

11. Manages a culturally diverse workforce, including fostering teamwork, attracting and motivating employees and implementing EEO/Human Capital best practices.

12. Sets goals and establishes work priorities for supervisory staff.

13. Builds and manages a workforce based on organizational goals, budget considerations and staffing needs.

14. Completes administrative duties regarding personnel actions for direct reports (e.g. performance appraisal, recommending rewards, counseling and disciplining, etc).

15. Identifies and addresses development needs of subordinates (e.g. facilitating training, coaching or feedback).

16. Establishes guidelines and performance expectations for supervisory staff which are clearly communicated through the formal employee performance management system.

17. Resolves informal complaints and grievances.

18. Provides advice and counsel to workers related to work and administrative matters.

19. Communicates budget procedures, identify possible problem areas, and recommend alternative courses of action toward their solution to executive level staff.

20. Presents and justifies budget to senior agency officials.

21. Maintains close working relationships with senior officials (internal and external) and provide information and assistance on budgetary matters, agency missions, functions, or programs as it relates to the budget.

22. Consults with and advises senior agency officials on the adequacy of budget proposals for current and long-range funding.

23. Consults with top agency officials concerning budgetary requirements for new legislative proposals.

24. Works with outside agencies on financial matters; establishing guidance and policy on issues relating to financial instruments such as contracts, grants and other agreements

25. Develops supporting data and recommendations for adjusting funding between programs/units in order to achieve a sound, well-balanced agency budget.

26. Develops and recommends policies, criteria, and procedures designed to effect improvements in an agency's budgetary submission.

27. Develops budgetary statements and background material for use by senior management officials.

28. Communicates short- and long-term budget proposals for submission to senior officials.

29. Directs and initiates new approaches to budget processes particularly in the formulation and presentation stages.

30. I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); my eligibilities may be cancelled, I may be denied an appointment, or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 C.F.R. part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that responding "No" to this item will result in my not being considered for this position.

A. Yes, I certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith, and I understand the information provided above.
B. No, I do not certify/understand the information provided above.