Budget Analyst

Department Of Defense Austin , TX 78719

Posted 2 weeks ago

  • Duties




About the Position: This position serves as a Budget Analyst GS-560-13 in the Army Futures Command (AFC), Directorate of Resource Management, Comptroller Division located in Austin, Texas. AFC exists to modernize the way the Army does business by creating a space of endless possibilities to explore, develop, and test new methods, organizations, and technologies. Visit us on www.armyfuturescommand.com and join the team leading the Army into the future.

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  • Providing advice and counsel on all phases of appropriated fund budgeting, to include the planning, formulation, justification, presentation, execution, and review of organization's budget.

  • Manage and maintain GFEBS assigned accounts.

  • Apply the concepts, principles and practices of the planning, programming, budgeting and execution system (PPBES) in developing a budget.

  • Analyze and interpret financial trends in resource utilization to anticipate reprogramming efforts needed or corrective action required to prepare, support, and present supplemental fund requests for higher approval.

  • Monitor the execution of those portions of assigned organizations' budgets throughout the processes of budget formulation and presentation.

  • Participate in the review, development and revision of activity operating programs, projects, and budget submissions.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel 15% for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

0560 Budget Analysis

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Conditions of Employment

  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.

  • This position requires pre-employment Financial Disclosure Statement OGE Form 450 and annually thereafter.

  • May require a Two year trial/probationary period required.

  • Position requires incumbent to obtain and maintain a security clearance at the Secret level.

  • This position is a Financial Management Level 2 Certified position.

  • This position requires business travel (TDY) to other duty locations approximately 15% of the time.


Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.

  • Current Department of Army Civilian Employees

  • Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)

  • Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) Interchange Agreement

  • Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel Workforce

  • Executive Order (E.O.) 12721

  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan

  • Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act

  • Non-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)

  • Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer

  • Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement Eligible

  • Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) Eligible

  • Reinstatement

  • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998

In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience.

To qualify for the GS-13 level, all applicants must possess at least one full year of specialized experience which includes but not limited to; 1. Experience participating in budget and program reviews to determine progress against approved funding, schedules and objectives; 2. Experience providing expert advice and counsel on all phases of appropriated fund budgeting to include planning, formulation, justification, presentation and execution and 3. Experience utilizing major resource management concepts and initiatives such as planning, programming, budgeting and execution (PPBE). This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level (GS-12) position or equivalent.

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas:

  • Budget Administration

  • Budget Execution

  • Communications

Time in Grade Requirement: 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 (GS-12).


Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted

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