Army National Guard
$50,598.00 to $65,778.00
Open & closing dates
$50,598 to $65,778 per year
Pay scale & grade
2 vacancies in the following location:
Oklahoma City, OK
Relocation expenses reimbursed
This job is open to
Current or former competitive service employees, including:
Career Transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
National Guard & Reserves
Current members, those who want to join, or transitioning military members.
THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
This National Guard position is for a BUDGET ANALYST, Position Description Number T5154000 and is part of the OK JFHQ, Oklahoma National Guard.
The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team!
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As a BUDGET ANALYST, GS-0560-9, you will perform routine budget analysis functions in assigned areas. Work may be performed in any segment of the normal range of budget administration work performed by the organization including budget formulation, budget presentation-enactment, or budget execution. Duties typically performed include the following: assisting in the preparation of budget estimates and justifications; interpreting OMB directives and circulars; providing information and advice to program managers; reviewing bureau and office budget submissions for reasonableness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and guidelines; monitoring budget; recommending reprogramming of funds as needed.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs moderately difficult and complex assignments consisting of well-precedented tasks to further orient the employee in the application of occupational principles, methods, and techniques. Assignments are combined with training to develop analytical skills and techniques used to resolve issues or problems of a procedural or factual nature. Individual projects can be performed utilizing established, commonly applied methods. Work includes various duties involving different and unrelated tasks. Independently plans and carries out successive steps and handles problems and deviations in work assignments in accordance with instructions, policies, previous training, or accepted practices. The decision regarding what needs to be done depends upon the analysis of the subject, phase, or issues involved in each assignment, and the chosen course of action may have to be selected from many alternatives. The employee uses judgment in interpreting and adapting guidelines, such as agency policies, regulations, precedents, and work directions for application to specific cases or problems. The employee analyzes results and recommends changes. Completed work is usually evaluated for technical soundness, appropriateness, and conformity to policy and requirements. Assistance in solving problems is available from the supervisor or a higher-graded specialist. Executes budget. Continually analyzes and evaluates changes and gaps in program plans and funding. Reviews expenditure of assigned appropriations, reimbursement allocations and transfer of funds. Reviews funding documents for assigned appropriations. Allocates appropriated funds to individual activities/functional areas based on an analysis of activity budget estimates, historical expenditures, quarterly projections, and approved funding. Reviews, edits, and consolidates annual and multi-year budget estimates for assigned organizations and programs into a consolidated budget request. Prepares or edits narrative justification and projected funding needs, and assures data in request is formally and accurately documented in a wide variety of forms, schedules, and reports. Performs program analysis of actual expenditures compared to planned utilization of annual budget and/or allotment authority, evaluates fund availability to achieve balance of approved objectives and determines where reprogramming actions may be necessary. Identifies trends and patterns, recommends ways to improve utilization of funds, and suggests alternative funding approaches. Evaluates the effect of cost and programmatic changes on the budget execution process. Adjusts fund allocations as required. Verifies, enters and adjusts budgetary data in a variety of forms, schedules, and reports. Provides analytical guidance for year-end close out to ensure proper, legal, and full utilization of funds. Provides financial advice, interpretation, and guidance on a variety of budget related matters, to include types of funding available, budgetary changes, and year-end closeout procedures. Prepares budget related reports, written correspondence and other documentation. Drafts or prepares a variety of documents to include newsletter items, responses to routine inquiries, reports, letters, and other related documents. Uses software such as word processing, spreadsheets, program language, plotting software, etc., to facilitate work. Performs other duties as assigned.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…
Veteran Preference, ICTAP, Federal Re-employment Eligibles, National Guard Employees, Title 32 Military Technicians, all other federal employees
Questions? This job is open to 3 groups.
Job family (Series)
0560 Budget Analysis
Conditions of Employment
Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position.
May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be required.
Incumbent will be required to complete training in fiscal disciplines; Fiscal Law, Resource Management Information Course (RMIC), Contracting Officer Representative (COR), Automated Fund Control Order System (AFCOS).
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: 3 years of progressively responsible experience, 1 year of which was equivalent to at least GS-4 that demonstrates the ability to: analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data, and recognize solutions; plan and organize work; and communicate effectively orally and in writing.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: At least 1 year of specialized experience at the GS-07 level or equivalent for this position. Specialized experience is defined as experience directly related to the duties of the position. Specialized experience for this position includes: advising, and interpreting financial policies, laws, and other financial guidance, performing budget formulation, and budget execution.
A Master's Degree or equivalent graduate degree, J.D. or LL.B in a directly related subject area. NOTE: YOU MUST SUBMIT TRANSCRIPTS WITH APPLICATION TO RECEIVE CREDIT.
Have equivalent combination of graduate level education (only graduate level creditable beyond the first year) and specialized experience as described above that meets 100% the requirements for this position. NOTE: YOU MUST SUBMIT COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS TO RECEIVE CREDIT.
Utilize the principles, concepts, and theories of budgeting and the standard practices, methods, and techniques of the occupation sufficient to perform difficult, but well-precedented assignments.
Apply the principles, concepts, and practices of the occupation sufficient to perform moderately difficult assignments.
Apply analytical investigative techniques to accomplish work in the subject-matter field.
Gather data, identify significant factors, and recommend solutions.
Perform studies and prepare reports, documentation, and correspondence to communicate factual and procedural information clearly.
Communicate clearly, concisely, and with technical accuracy.
Work in an appropriate manner with peers and management.
If you are using education to qualify for this position, you must submit college transcripts with your application to receive credit.
If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
Background checks and security clearance
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and detailed narratives of your duties performed.
2. Other supporting documents: Answers to the assessment questionnaire.
OF 306, Declaration for Federal Employment http://www.usaid.gov/forms/of-306
Any other document needed to substantiate your claim for veterans preference, ICTAP, re-employment eligibility, etc.
ARE YOU A VETERAN CLAIMING SOLE SURVIVORSHIP PREFERENCE OR 5-POINT VETERANS' PREFERENCE?
You are strongly encouraged to provide legible copy/copies of the following: DD-214 (member 4 copy), Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, showing all dates of service, as well as character of service (Honorable, General, etc.) or Statement of Service/Proof of Service (in lieu of a DD-214) from your command or local Personnel Support office. The Statement of Service/Proof of Service must provide all dates of service, the expected date of discharge and anticipated character of service (Honorable, General, etc.). If you have more than one DD-214, you are strongly encouraged to upload all your DD-214s.
ARE YOU A DISABLED VETERAN or CLAIMING 10-POINT VETERANS' PREFERENCE?
Disabled veterans, veterans, widows, spouses or the mother of a veteran, who are eligible for 10-point veterans' preference, are strongly encouraged to provide legible copies of the following: Applicable supporting documents as noted on Standard Form-15 (SF-15).
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.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.
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How to Apply
How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10111375
A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
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Agency contact information
3501 MILITARY CIRCLE
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
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Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.
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Army National Guard
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