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Budget Analyst

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Army National Guard

$63,128.00 to $82,069.00

Columbus, OH

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$63,128 to $82,069 per year

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GS 11

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1 vacancy in the following location:

Columbus, OH

1 vacancy

Relocation expenses reimbursed


This job is open to

Federal employees

Current or former competitive service employees, including:

Merit promotion

Career Transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)


National Guard & Reserves

Current members, those who want to join, or transitioning military members.

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Open to on-board Ohio National Guard Title 32 excepted technicians, or Title 5 employees.


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This National Guard position is for a Budget Analyst, Position Description Number T5153000 and is part of the Human Resources Office, Ohio National Guard.

This position is located in the US Property and Fiscal Office (USPFO) or an Army ARNG National Guard, Joint Force Headquarters - state, JFHQ-State financial organization. The primary purpose of this position is to provide management oversight and guidance to the budget formulation and execution process.

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 Ohio National Guard team!

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As a Budget Analyst, GS-0560-11, you will perform the following duties:

1. Provides management oversight to the budget process, including planning, programming, budgeting, allocation and execution of funds. Reviews annual appropriation and authorization legislation to determine congressional intent. Reviews and interprets higher headquarters' orders, guidelines and directives, and policies and precedents to assess impact on State programs. Prepares budget requests consistent with guidance issued by NGB. Advises Program Managers (PMs) on the appropriate use of discretionary funds consistent with fiscal law.

2. Certifies funds and coordinates the receipt of Funding Authorizations Documents (FADS) for the state ARNG Comptroller. Develops, coordinates and distributes Funding Allocation Targets to division and PM accounts using the State Automated Budget System and the State Accounting and Reservation System. Produces monthly reports and summary reports on annual funding programs and allotment for these accounts to PMs, senior management, the Chief of Staff, the Adjutant General (AG) and NGB. Responsible for the budgetary planning and programming timetables for new and modified programs, deployments, and mobilizations for the state ARNG. Develops processes and guidance in unique situations without specific guidance.

3. Prepares quarterly resource management reports, monthly analysis of financed orders in relation to forecasting expenses and provides narrative explanation of the causes of variances between actual and budget objectives. Develops supplemental guidance and instructions for operating officials on the preparation and submission of budget estimates and ensures a comparable level of funding to estimates and requests.

4. Reviews transactions including reservations, obligations, and disbursements based on interpretation of laws, regulations, or policy. Responsible for reprogramming and migration of congressional interest program funds based on Program Budget Advisory Committee (PBAC) decisions and changing needs of various organizations. Prepares requests to NGB for budget activity transfers directed by the AG and the PBAC. Trains ARNG personnel in budget and financial management principles, techniques, responsibilities, distribution, and accounting for federal funds. Upon mobilization, makes recommendations on obtaining resources; and computes budget requirements.

5. Provides technical budgetary advice and assistance to federal and state agencies as requested. Works with other Department of Defense (DoD) components to establish business practices to enhance mission accomplishment. Serves as the budgetary primary point of contact for issues relating to the Master Cooperative Agreements.

6. Independently develops and implements guidelines and policies as well as management controls for effective budget execution. Exercises primary oversight of program manager appointments and delegations of authority.

7. Performs other duties as assigned.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Job family (Series)

0560 Budget Analysis

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Conditions of Employment

Open to On-board Ohio National Guard Title 32 excepted technicians, or Title 5 employees.

Applicants in Competitive Service positions will move to the Excepted Service upon appointment but still retain their Career or Career-Conditional status.

May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.

Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.


The Financial Management (FM) Certification Program supports the professional development of the financial management workforce and provides a framework for a standard body of knowledge across all DoD financial business programs. Once hired, the FM Series GS-0560 Budget Analysis employees must establish their Learning Management System (LMS) accounts to complete the certification courses. In addition, the employees may complete their certification courses by using the NG FM On-Line Web-Site and for specific management and leadership courses, the employees may choose to access the On-Line Civilian Human Resources Training Application System (CHRTAS). These cited skill development and certification course programs' web-sites are provided at no additional costs to the States.

As a condition of employment, the Title 5 Excepted Service Series GS-0560 Budget Analysis employee IS NOT RETAINED in the Budget Analysis position if he or she fails to complete the position's higher financial management certification within two years (24 months) of his or her initial hire appointment date, reassignment, or merit promotion appointment date.


GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Skilled in collecting and analyzing data effectively, efficiently, and accurately; Ability to plan and coordinate difficult and complex programs; Ability to develop, apply, and adjust financial plans and policies to attain agency objectives; Ability to select, develop, and supervise a subordinate staff; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships, not only with subordinate staff, but with all levels of key management officials, the latter particularly requiring the exercise of tact, ingenuity, and resourcefulness; Skilled in presenting formal training presentations and briefings; and, Ability to make oral and written presentations in a clear and concise manner; Ability to apply a high level of sound and independent judgment in the solution of financial problems and in the administration of a financial management program; Skilled in applying procedures and directives by reading and interpreting program material. Knowledge of agency operating programs; Knowledge of financial principles, methods, techniques, and systems; Ability to clearly enunciate English without impediment of speech that would interfere or prohibit effective communication; Ability to write English in reports and presentation formats; Ability to communicate clearly and effectively; Skilled in training, mentoring, and problem solving; and, Skilled in applying procedures and directives by reading and interpreting program material.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: To qualify for the GS-0560-11 position, the candidate must be eligible for entry into the position's financial management certification career program based on the position's GS-grade before final approval and appointment is processed. A candidate must have at least 24 months of finance budget experiences and competencies that provided knowledge of financial NG principles and procedures. Candidate must have an excellent understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the National Guard financial budget business program requirements. A candidate must have experiences and training that demonstrate the competencies to follow directions, to read, retain, and understand a variety of instructions, regulations, policies and procedures.

As a condition of continued employment in the GS-0560-11 position and dependent on the position's certification level, the employee must complete the higher financial management certification within 24 months of appointment to the position.


1) Prior to Title 5 Excepted Service appointment, must possess a valid state driver's license to operate government motor vehicles, for the state in which the applicant/employee lives or is principally employed, in accordance with Service specific Vehicle Operations Directives.

2) Must possess or be able to obtain the proper security clearance type and level within one year of appointment according to DoD Personnel Security Program Management Directives.

3) As a basis of continued Title 5 Excepted Service employment/appointment to a GS-0560 position, the employee must complete all Financial Management Program education and training.

4) As a basis of continued Title 5 Excepted Service employment/appointment to a GS-0560 position, the employee must meet the DoD directed civilian financial management certifications for the Budget Analysis position within two years of initial hire date or promotion appointment date.

5) As a basis of continued Title 5 Excepted Service employment/appointment in the GS-0560 Budget Analysis position, the employee must complete the requisite quantity of CETs every two years to sustain the achieved certification level.

6) The NG Title 5 Excepted Service Budget Analysis employee must complete all required Financial Management Certification continuing education and training hours; and, the employee, along with his or her applicable supervisor, must document and manage the employee's Individual Development Plan.

7) As a basis of continued Title 5 Excepted Service employment/appointment in the GS-0560 Budget Analysis position, the employee's supervisor must monitor and track the employee's certification progress; and, work with the applicable JFHQ-State Human Resources Officer to take progressive discipline, as appropriate to ensure the GS-0560 Budget Analysis employee attains his/her certification levels within the required time periods.

8) The Title 5 Excepted Service employee is subject to adverse actions, to include reassignment to a lower-grade, without pay or grade retention, and/or separation from federal service, when he or she fails to obtain the required Financial Management Certification and education requirements for the GS-0560 graded Budget Analysis position.

9) All certifications are documented in the automated Learning Management Systems, as directed by DoD, U.S. Department of the Army, U.S. Department of the Air Force, and/or NG Career Field Functional Manager.


Must have a high school diploma or general education development (GED) diploma. An undergraduate degree and/or a post graduate degree from an accredited college/university in NG finance; -or- in a combination of the following required disciplines: Accounting, business, finance, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organizational management is optimum.

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience - To qualify for GS-0560 dual status technician positions on the basis of completed undergraduate or graduate education, the college degree education must be in one of -or- be a combination of the following required disciplines: Accounting, business, finance, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organizational management.

If you are using Education to qualify for this position, you must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.

Additional information

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 (

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):

Attention to Detail

Budget Execution

Concepts, Policies, and Principles of Budget

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance


Required Documents

Required Documents

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 duties performed.

2. Other supporting documents: Most current SF-50, and Transcripts (if substituting college education for work experience).

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.



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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:

A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.

To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.

Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.

You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.

To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (

), all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit:

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(614) 336-7121




2825 W Dublin Granville Rd

Columbus, OH


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Next steps

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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Fair & Transparent

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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when: An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.

An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.

An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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