Description:

The Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Budget Office, Budget Formulation Division is seeking a Budget Analyst to conduct analysis of a variety of DOE budgetary operations and functions in the assigned organization or program areas. This may include but is not limited to planning, formulation, execution, analyzing, and justifying the Department's budget; and managing the corporate funds control process.

Responsibilities

At the full performance level for the Budget Analyst, GS-12, you will:


Develop and maintain budget products including Congressional Justifications, budget tables, histories, statistics, and other data required for budget planning, including performance information and reports.

Review and edit assigned program or project budget submissions for reasonableness, balance, accuracy, and conformance with budgetary procedures and guidelines.

Compiles background, reviews and analyzes a broad base of historical data and current trends to validate and consolidate requests and estimates for an integrated budget.

Explores alternative methods of funding in the development of budget estimates and justifications.

Reviews and analyzes for an assigned area of an organization's financial program.

Analyzes and identifies relationships between projected program changes and the projected budget.

Reviews accounting records and prepares apportionments, allocations, and operating budgets.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

12

Conditions of Employment

You must be a United States Citizen.

This employer participates in the e-Verify program.

Males must abide by Selective Service registration requirements.

Subject to satisfactory security and suitability requirements

Required to obtain and maintain a "L" security clearance.

This position is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) subject to applicant testing and random drug testing.

This is a bargaining unit position.

Qualifications

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:


GS-11: A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as:


Analyzing budget data to develop budget estimates for assigned programs ad activities.

Monitoring and tracking expenditures and reviewing financial systems to ensure proper and sufficient funding is available to meet assigned agency or program initiatives and requirements.

Preparing financial reports and analyzing annual, multi-year and no year financial performance for assigned organization/program.

OR

Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree; or 3 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree; or LL.M., if related.

OR

Combination of Education and Experience: 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%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide the total number of completed graduate semester hours (or equivalent) beyond the second year (total graduate semester hours minus 36) by 18. Add the two percentages.


If you are qualifying based solely on education or a combination of education and experience, you must submit a copy of your transcript(s).


GS-12: A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as:

Providing programmatic funding analyses, including funding trends and crosscut analysis.

Conducting budgetary reviews and analyzes in support of programs, and organizational and management needs and objectives.

Preparing necessary requests and supporting justifications for apportionments, reapportionments, supplemental appropriations, allotments, deferrals, and rescissions for submission to OMB/Congress.

Education cannot be substituted for specialized experience at the GS-12 grade level.


The OPM Group Qualification Standard for this position is: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-ADMINs


"Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills; and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Time-in-Grade: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent by the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration.

TAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section.

You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Education

There is no positive education requirement for this position.

Education must be obtained from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Foreign education must be reviewed by an organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For special instructions pertaining to foreign education and a list of organizations that can evaluate foreign education, see the Department of Education website.

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