Budget Analyst

Department of the Air Force Scott AFB, IL
* Duties

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The primary purpose of this position is to serve as senior Budget Analyst for coordinating the Budget Division's formulation, analyses, presentation, and execution of assigned budget areas, and participating in planning and developing policies, procedures, and studies affecting the overall program.

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Responsibilities

* Formulates and develops assigned portion of the USTRANSCOM Headquarters Transportation Working Capital Fund (TWCF) Budget and the Capital Asset Program Budget, and Air Force Financial Plan (FINPLAN).

* Responsible for executing USTRANSCOM Headquarters resources for assigned program area. Responsibilities include financial management oversight and execution of TWCF Budgets.

* Provides financial advisory services to the USTRANSCOM Headquarters senior managers.

* Develops USTRANSCOM budget policies, procedures and interpretations of legislation, Under Secretary of Defense.

* Prepares and/or assembles information in support of formal presentations of budget requests and review before OMB and/or Congressional Committees.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - May be required to travel by regularly scheduled commercial or military transportation in the performance of occasional TDY assignments.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

12

* Job family (Series)

0560 Budget Analysis

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* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* U.S. Citizenship Required

* Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov.

* The employee must obtain and maintain a Secret clearance

* PCS expenses will not be paid

* The employee may be required to work overtime

* This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program

* Disclosure of Political Appointments

* VRA eligibles can be hired up to GS-11 level

Qualifications

In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Administrative and Management Positions.

This position may be filled at the GS-11 or 12 grade level with promotion potential to the GS-12 grade level. Individual selected for this position may be promoted to the target level without further competition upon meeting legal and regulatory requirements.

GS-11 SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-09, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes performing of budget functions involving formulation, execution and/or analysis of budgets for programs and/or support activities.

OR

EDUCATION: Ph.D. or equivalent graduate degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M. in a field which demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work of the position, such as Human Resources. NOTE: You must submit a copy of your official transcripts.

OR

COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. NOTE: You must submit a copy of official transcripts.

GS-12 SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-11, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes performing a variety of budget functions involving formulation, execution and/or analysis of budgets for programs and/or support activities. Compiling, consolidating, interpreting, and summarizing program/project budgetary data for preparation of supportive documentation and budget estimates. Providing support and guidance on analysis to other budget personnel and functional contacts in serviced organizations. Reviewing budgetary actions submitted to ensure compliance with budgetary policies and guidelines in a timely manner.

FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-09 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-11 level. One year at the GS-11 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-12 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

1. Knowledge of budgeting procedures for revolving, appropriated, and non-appropriated funds; Knowledge of single-year and multi-year appropriations and their characteristics, uses, applications and structure; Knowledge of commonly used agency policies, processes, procedures, and regulations governing budgetary processes.

2. Knowledge of Congressional, OMB, OSD, and agency financial management and program objectives, budget precedents and controls, guidelines, and regulations.

3. Knowledge of goals, resources, objectives, organizations, functions, and sources pertinent to the program(s) and the organizations studied or served, and related customers, functions, resources, and users.

4. Knowledge of Congressional, OMB, OSD, and agency budget processes, procedures, and requirements to include briefing format and requirements.

5. Knowledge of goals, resources, objectives. Organizations, functions, and sources pertinent to the program(s) and the organizations studied or served, and related customers, functions, resources, and users.

6. Ability to formulate, justify, and execute assigned budget; Ability to conduct studies, analyze data, develop alternatives, and make recommendations to resolve budget problems; Ability to communicate orally and in writings; Ability to negotiate and advise others.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Education

IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

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