Budget Analyst Job in Fargo, North Dakota – Department of Veterans Affairs

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Budget Analyst – Fargo, North Dakota
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 479387
Start Date: 07/08/2021
End Date: 07/28/2021

Qualification Summary
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 07/28/2021. Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. This is a two-grade interval position. For a GS-7 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-5. 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. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-grade. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment. You may qualify based on education and/or experience as described below: GS-7 (Developmental) Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-5 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: administrative or assistant type financial work requiring a basic knowledge of correspondence, automated financial software, customer service, and records management; progressively responsible technical duties applying basic accounting and/or budget knowledge acquired through practical experience or on-the-job activities; skill in applying predetermined procedures, methods, and standardized practices related to accounting, budget, or inventory management; OR, Education: Applicants may substitute education for the experience required. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have 1 year of graduate-level education or superior academic achievement. [See Education section of this announcement for information on qualifying with superior academic achievement (S.A.A.)] Graduate level education is only creditable if it provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position; OR, Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. When combining education and experience, only education beyond a bachelor’s degree is creditable. GS-9 (Advanced Developmental) Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-7 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: compiling, correlating, and consolidating individual estimates for such items as personnel salaries and expenses, travel, and minor building maintenance; entering consolidated estimates in accepted formats on appropriate forms and schedules; analyzing and comparing selected object class and line item obligations and expenditures in the approved operating budget; determining whether funds are being used on a timely basis to support the organization’s mission and objectives in accordance with the annual work plan; writing brief factual reports that detail the purposes (e.g., travel, overtime, or office supplies) for which funds were obligated and expended. OR, Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have a master’s or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree. OR, Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. When combining education and experience, only education beyond 1 year of graduate level education is creditable. GS-11 (Full Performance Level) Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-9 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: conducting analyses to develop required data and information for reporting purposes; drafting brief factual administrative reports; preparing documents needed to process budget estimates and drafting reports that detail the purposes for which funds were obligated and expended; preforming preliminary analyses of budget requests, and compiling data to be used for forecasting obligations; receiving, screening, and recommending approval of annual budget estimates; gathering, extracting, reviewing, verifying ,and consolidating a variety of narrative information and statistical data needed in the formulation and presentation of budget requests; identifying and analyzing trends in the receipt, obligation, or expenditure of funds to help ensure that objectives of the annual financial plan of an organization are being met on a timely basis and that funds are available and being properly and effectively used to support program objectives. Experience should demonstrate detailed, intensive knowledge of the policies, precedents, goals, objectives, regulations, and guidelines of all the functional areas of the budget process (e.g., financial oversight, budget formulation, and budget execution) OR, Education: Applicants may substitute education for the required experience. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree. OR, Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. When combining education and experience, only education beyond 2 years of graduate level education is creditable. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
Analytical ReasoningBudget AdministrationCommunicationControl of Funds 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: Work is primarily sedentary, but involves use of a personal computer so a degree of manual dexterity and visual acuity sufficient to utilize these tools is required. Some physical effort is required in that incumbent lifts and carries reference books, working papers and similar items. A moderate amount of standing and walking is required in getting to and from meeting places away from the worksite. No special physical demands are required. Work is performed in an adequately lighted and climate controlled business office setting. There is occasional noise from normal office equipment. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.

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