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BUDGET AND FINANCIAL TECHNICIAN – West Haven, Connecticut
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 68691Start Date: 03/18/2019End Date: 04/05/2019
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 04/05/2019. Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants must meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-06 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-05. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. You may qualify based on your experience as described below: Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-05 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience include but are not limited to: Budget and finance regulations, procedures and processes for formulation. Knowledge of research requirements and grant administration. Experience applying rules, policies and procedures to resolve problems and complete assignments. Recording and tracking transactions. reviewing, editing and consolidating estimates. Prioritizing expenditures and appropriations. Execution of budgets with many different sources and types of funding. Experience with automated accounting and budget systems which has provided the ability to resolve non standard transactions, complaints, discrepancies and consultation. Investigating issues and conducting searches. Experience with reconciliation and adjustment of accounts. Ability to communicate effectively. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position: PRINCIPLES OF FINANCE – Knowledge of the basic principles, practices and methods of financial management to include requisitions, apportionment, allotments, investments, fiscal management, activity reporting and fiscal year guidelines. BUDGET ADMINISTRATION – Knowledge of the principles and practices of budget administration and analysis, including preparing, justifying, reporting on, and executing the budget; and the relationships among program, budget, accounting, and reporting systems. CONTROL OF FUNDS – Knowledge of the principles, procedures, requirements for maintaining control and accountability of obligations and expenditures for all appropriations and fund accounts (for example, revolving, non-appropriated, multiyear, and single-year appropriations). TRANSPORTATION – Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including costs and limits. MANAGES RESOURCES – Selects, acquires, stores, and distributes resources such as materials, equipment, or money. WRITTEN COMMUNICATION – Expresses facts and ideas in writing in a succinct and organized manner. 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; religions; 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. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Physical Requirements: The work may require some physical effort such as standing, walking, bending, lifting small packages or sitting. There are no special physical demands. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at http://://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.
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