Army National Guard Units (Title 32/Title 5) BUDGET ANALYST in Barrigada, Guam
THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
This National Guard position is for a BUDGET ANALYST, Position Description Number T5153000 and is part of the G3 Directorate of Plans, Operations and Training, Guam Army National Guard.
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The primary purpose of this position is to provide management oversight and guidance to the budget formulation and execution process. 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. 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. 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. 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.
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0560 Budget Analysis
- Analysts, Budget
Conditions of Employment
- Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
- May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
- Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
- Prior to Title 5 Excepted Service appointment, an applicant must have a current completed/cleared drug test.
- Must possess or be able to obtain the proper clearance type and level within one year of appointment according to DoD Personnel Security Program Management Directives.
- 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.
- As a basis of continued Title 5 Excepted Service employment/appointment, the employee must meet the DoD directed civilian financial management certifications for the Budget Analysis position within two years of initial hire date.
- As a basis of continued Title 5 Excepted Service employment/appointment, the employee must have and maintain a current Network License according to Army or Air Force Directives, Licensing Network Users and Certifying Network Professionals.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: General Experience - All on-board Title 5 Excepted Service employees assigned to Series GS-0560 positions, must be certified at the next higher grade-level before considered as eligible for merit promotions to that level; and, must have a minimum of one year on-the-job experience in the grade immediately below the next higher level. However, a new hire applicant must have competent experiences that are commensurate/equivalent to the budget analysis program business with demonstrated understandings of the program's principles and concepts defined by the NG Title 5 Excepted Service Series GS-0560 position descriptions.
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.
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.
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.
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):
Detailed and intensive knowledge of the policies, goals, objectives, regulations, and guidelines of the budgeting program for the Army National Guard. Knowledge of computer-generated reports to ensure that changes in funding is reflected in the state adjustments.
Ability to identify programs where short falls in funding will occur if funds management is not exercised to meet short suspense dates and times when the effects of state missions impact the budget.
Knowledge of budgetary laws, Department of the Army (DA), NGB, and USPFO policies and regulations and the internal control programs to ensure that review coverage is appropriate to meet established objectives.
Knowledge of ARNG and state level financial management objectives, missions, policies and systems and their relationship with national and local organizational elements to advise the Financial Manager on a wide range of budget management issues.
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- Required Documents
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
- 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. (Mandatory)
- OF 306, Declaration of Federal Employment (Mandatory)
- College Transcripts, if substituting education for experience
- If you are claiming Veteran's Preference, please submit a copy of the following documents, as applicable: DD Form 214 - Certification of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, SF-15 - Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference, and any documentation that supports your claim.
- Miscellaneous Items (i.e. Certifications), if applicable
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
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/10152628
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
Guam G3 Directorate of Plans, Operations, and Training 430 Army Drive Barrigada, GU US
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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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- Financial suitability
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- Signature and false statements
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- New employee probationary period
This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/492649300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Open & closing dates: 03/01/2018 to 03/31/2018
Salary: $61,218 to $79,586 per year
Pay scale & grade: GS 11
Work schedule: Full-Time
Appointment type: Permanent