Budget Analyst

U.S. Department of Defense
  • Location
    Arlington, Virginia
  • Sector
    Government
  • Experience
    Mid Career / Advanced
  • Apply by
    Oct-07-2019
  • Posted
    Oct 02

Position description

This position is part of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency. DSCA's mission is to advance U.S. national security and foreign policy interests by building the capacity of foreign security forces to respond to shared challenges. DSCA leads the broader U.S. security cooperation enterprise in its efforts to train, educate, advise, and equip foreign partners. DSCA administers security cooperation programs that support U.S. policy interests and objectives

Responsibilities

This position may be filled at either GS-13 or GS-14 grade level, please indicate the grade for which you want to be considered. Incumbent may be advanced non-competitively to the established target grade upon meeting developmental benchmarks, performance requirements, and other requirements, as applicable established for the career program or specifically for the incumbent. Promotion is not guaranteed.

The major duties for this position are: 

  • Provide the total spectrum of programming, budgeting , execution, and of review of highly complex Security Cooperation (SC) programs.
  • Serve as a technical authority on SC budget formulation and execution.
  • Develop all phases of financial forecast for the workload requirements.
  • Serve as the briefer to the DSCA-Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and the Director of DSCA on forecasts and financial analyst findings.

 

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

14

Qualifications

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply)
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
  • Work Schedule: Fulltime
  • Overtime: Occasionally
  • Tour of Duty: Alternate work schedule (Incumbent may be required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays)
  • Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt
  • Financial Disclosure: Required
  • Telework Eligibility: This position is telework eligible

Qualifications

You may qualify at the GS-13 grade level, if you fulfill the following qualifications:

One year of specialized experience at the GS-12 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the federal service, military or private sector.

  • Creditable specialized experience: Performing financial analysis of budgets requests and develop solutions to complex programs related to planning, programming, budgeting, execution, accounting, and financial reporting of funds such as, but not limited to security cooperation or security assistance funds.

OR

You may qualify at the GS-14 grade level, if you fulfill the following qualifications:

One year of specialized experience at the GS-13 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the federal service, military or private sector.

  • Creditable specialized experience: Performing financial analysis of budgets requests and develop solutions to complex programs related to planning, programming, budgeting, execution, accounting, and financial reporting of funds such as, but not limited to security cooperation or security assistance funds; providing financial oversight, budget formulation, and budget execution by analyzing and evaluating continual changes to program plans and funding.


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.

Education

Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.

Application instructions

Please be sure to indicate that you saw this position on Globaljobs.org

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