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This position is located in the Office of Administration, Criminal Division. This position supports the overall financial management;financial reporting; and procurement for the Criminal Division. The incumbent serves as a Budget Analyst and is assigned responsibilities pertaining to the formulation and execution of Criminal Division's headquarters and program budgets.
You must be a U.S. citizen to qualify for this position.
As a Budget Analyst, you will:
Review and coordinate accounting records and prepare budget execution documents. Monitor, track, and report on program obligations. Analyze weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports of obligations and expenditures. Analyze and evaluate relationships between major operating changes and the financial situation of the organization. Conduct research and analysis related to resolution of budget related issues and activities and develops recommendations and conclusions regarding financial issues Oversee components of the organization's budget operations; review and assist in formulating guidance for use in developing an integrated budget.
To qualify at the GS-11 level, applicants must demonstrate one of the qualifications as listed below:
A. Individuals must possess one year of specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the GS-09 Federal grade level. Examples of specialized experience inlcude:
- Prepares narrative analysis related to financial forecasts and anticipated financial requirements for use by managers;
- Analyzes accounting and financial data to ensure expenditures are within approved budget levels;
- Performs detailed account analysis for multiple funding sources and fiscal years;
- Obtains, compiles, and summarizes narrative information and quantitative data related to accounting and financial operations, financial reporting, and management;
B. Education: Must have successfully completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree - OR - 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree - OR - LL.B. or J.D., if related.
This education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university and such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.
NOTE: YOU MUST SUBMIT
C OPIES OF YOUR UNOFFICIAL OR OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS to qualify based on education.
C. Combination of Experience and Education: Must have a combination of the experience and education as described above. If qualifying based on a combination of education and experience, YOU MUST
S UBMIT COPIES OF YOUR UNOFFICIAL OR OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS.
To qualify at the GS-12 level, you must possess the following:
Individuals must possess one year of specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the GS-11 Federal grade level. Examples of specialized experience inlcude:
techniques such as cost-benefit analysis, trend analysis, and program trade-offs;
- Reviews, approves, disapproves and modifies budget requests;
- Analyzes historical data and estimates, as well as current spending records and trends by employing
You must submit a complete application package; Resume, Occupational Questionnaire, and applicable supporting documents (See "How To Apply").
- Analyzes projected spending, proposals of changes to programs, and recommendations of actions to accommodate differences.
- Obtains, compiles, and summarizes narrative information and quantitative data related to accounting and financial operations, financial reporting, and management and assist other analysts with techniques for completing these types of analytics.
You may be required to take a drug test.
You must undergo a pre-employment security investigation.
You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.
Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered for, or exempt from, the Selective Service. See
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
You will be evaluated using Category Rating Procedures. The categories are as follows: Qualified, Highly Q ualified, and Best Qualified.
Your application will be evaluated under DOJ's Category Rating and Selection Procedures. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the basic qualifications for
the position listed in this announcement. Please note: Basic qualifications will be determined based on a comparison of your resume against the quality and extent of experience or related education as reflected
in the position requirements.
If you are found to be qualified for this position, your resume and supporting documentation will be further assessed and compared to the responses of your occupational/assessment questionnaire. The
r ating you receive will be based on your responses to the questionnaire. The rating is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the position,
and will determine the quality category in which you place. Using Category Rating procedures, we will determine the "Best Qualified" candidates, who will then be referred for selection.
If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately
reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully as errors or omissions may affect your rating.
Note: Candidates within the best qualified category who are eligible for veteran preference will receive selection priority over nonveteran preference eligibles.
The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. This link
provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal
competitive service employees with selection priority over candidates from other agencies for
competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced
employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority over other applicants who
are not employees of the Department of Justice if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you
apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy.
To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and rate
equivalent to the Highly Qualified or better category using established category rating criteria. You must
provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a
copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form.
Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp
The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service
employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive
service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a
surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1)
this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement,
and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all
qualification requirements for the vacant position and rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified or better
category using established category rating criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification
of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at:
Veteran Preference: If you are entitled to veteran preference, you should indicate the type of veteran
preference you are claiming on your resume. In order to verify your veteran preference entitlement,
please submit a copy of the Member Copy 4 of your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from
Active Duty); official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty; or
other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary
medal) that shows your military service was performed under honorable conditions.
In addition, if you are a disabled veteran, a Purple Heart recipient, or widow/widower of a veteran, the
spouse of a disabled veteran or the natural mother of a disabled or deceased veteran, you must submit a
Standard Form (SF) 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference, and the other required
documentation identified on the reverse side of the SF-15 to support your preference claim. Although
veteran preference points are not assigned under the category rating procedures described under "How
You Will Be Evaluated," veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non-veterans within each
category for which they are qualified. In addition, qualified veterans with a compensable serviceconnected
disability of 10% or more are placed at the top of the highest quality category (i.e. Best
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