US Army Financial Management Command LEAD BUDGET ANALYST in Indianapolis, Indiana

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Summary

The United States Army Financial Management Command is a Direct Reporting Unit DRU under the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Financial Management & Comptroller (ASA (FM&C;)) whose mission is to provide finance support and liaison throughout the Army as well as to the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS). USAFMCOM also performs Army-wide or Army-unique actions such as financial management unit technical training, electronic commerce, and classified finance and accounting oversight.

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Responsibilities
  • Provides advice, guidance and recommendations to senior management regarding fiscal law, budget formulation and execution processes, personnel resources, management programs, and specific Army centrally managed programs.
  • Develops the annual USAFMCOM Funding Letter and resourcing strategies, as well as provides analysis and advice regarding the propriety of internal controls, programming and budgeting, finance and accounting, cost analysis and management practices.
  • Serve as the technical authority regarding fiscal law and the budget formulation and execution processes for USAFMCOM, as well as lead complex problem resolution related to the performance and analysis of DA appropriated funds to the Command.
  • Responsible for the following Army-wide, centrally managed accounts: E-Commerce, Loss of Funds, Overseas Banking, Foreign Currency Fluctuation, as well as the DFAS and DTS bills.
  • Developing recommendations on the justification and prioritization of unfunded requirements.
  • Analyzes trends in fund utilization and prepares periodic cost and performance reports to compare actual account activity with forecasts to ensure that balance is maintained and that resources are used in the most efficient manner.
Travel Required

Occasional travel - Less than 25%

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

14

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0560 Budget Analysis

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Conditions of Employment

**Must be a U.S. Citizen. This national security position, which may require access to classified information, requires a favorable suitability review and security clearance as a condition of employment. Failure to maintain security eligibility may result in termination. Department of the Army DA Civilians must successfully complete all mandatory Civilian Education System CES courses which may require travel.

Background or Security Investigation:** The individual selected will be subject to an investigation in conjunction with granting of a security clearance prior to appointment. Selectee must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret or TOP Secret clearance. If an applicant is given a tentative job offer for this position and is unable to meet any pre-employment requirements within a reasonable amount of time, management has the right to withdraw the tentative job offer. For more information concerning frequently asked questions about receiving and maintaining a security clearance, please click here.

DRUG testing requirement: This position may require drug testing.

Qualifications

Time in Grade:

For entry at the GS-14 level, status applicants must have served 52 weeks as a GS-13 or higher grade in the Federal Service.

Specialized Experience:

For the GS-14, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service, or comparable in difficulty and responsibility to GS-13 if outside the Federal service, is required.

Specialized experience is defined as experience with developing funding strategies and executing the USAFMCOM Budget Estimate Submission (BES) and develops, submits, and defends the Program Objective Memorandum (POM) for the USAFMCOM operating and civilian pay budgets.

In addition to meeting the specialized experience requirements, qualified applicants must also possess the quality of experience as it relates to how closely or to what extent an applicant's background, recency of experience, education, and training are relevant to the duties and responsibilities of the announced position. Candidates must clearly demonstrate the possession of knowledge, skills and abilities, or competencies necessary to successfully perform the work of the position at the appropriate level to be qualified for the position. Applicants must describe how their experience meets the competencies within the body of the resume. No separate statements addressing KSA's or competencies are required.

Competencies:

Budget Administration, Communication, Concepts, Policies and Principles of Budget, Decision Support, and Leading People

Qualification and time-in-grade requirements must be met within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement.

Education

Education is not substitutable for specialized experience at this grade level.

Additional information
  • A two year probationary or trial period may be required.
  • We may use this announcement to fill additional vacancies within 90 days of the closing date.
  • PCS MAY be authorized.
  • Recruitment, relocation, or retention incentives MAY be authorized.
  • This is a Financial Management Level 3 Certified position. IAW Public Law 112-81 and DoD Policy the incumbent shall comply with the requirements of DoD FM Certification Program.
  • For more information on veterans' preference click here.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (to verify your registration status click here).
  • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85 or above on the rating criteria for this position.
  • The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants issued March 18, 2004 will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants. It is applicable to former Federal civilian employees receiving a retirement annuity from the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund that are hired within the DoD on or after November 24, 2003. The policy also applies to annuitants (appointed in DoD on/or after November 24, 2003) who move from one position to another within DoD through voluntary reassignment, promotion, change to lower grade or transfer between military departments. The view this policy, please copy and paste the following web address into your web browser: http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/1400.25-V300.pdf.
  • This position is subject to the limitations imposed by the DOD Priority Placement Program.
  • For more information regarding qualifications requirements please click here.
  • You may submit a cover letter which will be forwarded to the selecting official with your resume. Your cover letter will not be used to verify your qualifications or eligibility.

If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy Statement: http://www.usajobs.gov/raps

Legal and Regulatory Guidance: http://www.usajobs.gov/lrg

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How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. The numeric rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire. The score is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the competencies required for this position. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance

Secret

Drug test required

No

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Required Documents

FOR THIS JOB ANNOUNCEMENT, THE FOLLOWING SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED (AS APPLICABLE) AND MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE CLOSING DATE OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT. NOT ALL DOCUMENTS WILL APPLY TO EVERYONE.

  1. SF-50: With the exception of current permanent ARMY FMCOM employees, current or former federal employees must submit a Notification of Personnel Action reflecting the highest grade held on a permanent basis, tenure, and appointment type.
  2. Veterans Preference Documentation:
  3. For Five Point Veterans Preference: DD-214 (Member Copy 4), or, if you are CURRENTLY serving on active duty, a statement of service from your unit which states the date you entered on active duty, the date you are separating, and the campaign medals you have received. For those supplying the statement of service, preference will be verified by a DD-214 (Member Copy 4) upon separation from the military.
  4. For Ten Point Veterans Preference: DD-214 (Member Copy 4). Veterans with a service-connected disability must also submit a VA letter dated 1991 or later.

Your complete Application Package (containing the above required documents) must be received no later than 11:59 pm Eastern Time on 12/12/2018. FAILURE TO SUBMIT ALL REQUESTED DOCUMENTATION BY THE CLOSE OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT WILL RESULT IN AN INELIGIBLE RATING.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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How to Apply

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

  1. Your Resume
  2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire
  3. Other supporting documents:
  4. Veterans Preference Documentation, if applicable
  5. College transcript(s), if qualifying based on education To begin the process, click the Apply Online button at the bottom of this screen to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select My Applications, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.

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Agency contact information
HR Customer Care Center
Phone

(317) 212-0454

Email

dfas.indianapolis-in.zh.mbx.dfasmeritcc@mail.mil

Address

US ARMY FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT COMMAND 8899 E 56TH Street Indianapolis, IN 46249 US

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Next steps

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. Based upon your score, you may be referred to the hiring official. If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by that office for a possible interview. You will receive notice via email or by mail, if no email address was provided by you during the application process, once this process is completed (generally 4-6 weeks). For any further questions please contact:

HR Customer Care Center Phone: (317) 212-0454 Email: dfas.indianapolis-in.zh.mbx.dfasmeritcc@mail.mil

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The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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  • Social security number request
  • Privacy Act
  • Signature and false statements
  • Selective Service
  • New employee probationary period

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/518596500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 12/06/2018 to 12/12/2018

Service: Competitive

Pay scale & grade: GS 14

Salary: $103,875 to $135,037 per year

Appointment type: Permanent

Work schedule: Full-Time