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Analyze budgetary trends, changes and relationships, and recommend budgetary actions when necessary in order to ensure program obligations are met.
Prepare annual and multi-year budgets for assigned organizations including reviewing, editing, and consolidating budget estimates; preparing detailed narrative justifications; and verifying validity of budgetary data.
Monitor the execution of annual and multi-year budgets within an assigned organization with various sources and types of funding.
Provide guidance concerning the legal and regulatory aspects of acquiring funds and the use of funds for program and administrative purposes.
Occasional travel - You may be required to travel 1 to 5 days per month.
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
If you are selected, a pre-employment background check is required.
You must submit a resume and required documents (see How to Apply section).
This position is located in Region 7, Office of Policy & Management, Resources & Financial Management Branch Lenexa, KS. For more information on this office, visit their website: Region 7
If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement.
This position is designated as Moderate Risk and requires a background investigation. Unless an appropriate background investigation is already on record with the Office of Personnel Management, you must undergo a background investigation.
You must meet time in grade requirements no later than 30 calendar days after the closing date of this announcement.
You do not need a degree to qualify for this position.
We are looking for at least one year of specialized experience related to this position as described below:
To qualify for the GS-12 level, you need to have at least one year of full-time experience equivalent to the GS-11 level defined as experience presenting and justifying a budget for execution to senior level management; providing short or long term analyses on budgetary/financial data for determining an organization's future needs and requirements; and evaluating final determinations on the approval/disapproval of program funding resources.
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). 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.
Your answers to the on-line assessment will be used to evaluate your competencies in the following areas:
Ability to analyze a program's financial resources.
Skill in oral communication sufficient to provide technical advice on an organization's budget.
Knowledge of budgeting processes and systems.
Skill in writing sufficient to prepare detailed narrative justifications for projected funding.
Ability to consolidate multi-year budget estimates into a single budget request.
Ability to plan budgets based on an organization's objectives and sources of funding.
Knowledge of budget-related laws, regulations, policies, precedents, and techniques.
Knowledge of managerial accounting.
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