Job opening: BUDGET ANALYST
Salary: $61 203 - 86 190 per year
Published at: Jan 23 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
This position is for a Budget Analyst, PD# T5154P01, part of the Nevada National Guard. This position is located in the National Guard organization Joint Force Headquarters, J9.
1. Performs moderately difficult and complex assignments consisting of well-precedented tasks to further orient the employee in the application of occupational principles, methods, and techniques. Assignments are combined with training to develop analytical skills and techniques used to resolve issues or problems of a procedural or factual nature. Individual projects can be performed utilizing established, commonly applied methods. Work includes various duties involving different and unrelated tasks. Independently plans and carries out successive steps and handles problems and deviations in work assignments in accordance with instructions, policies, previous training, or accepted practices. The decision regarding what needs to be done depends upon the analysis of the subject, phase, or issues involved in each assignment, and the chosen course of action may have to be selected from many alternatives. The employee uses judgment in interpreting and adapting guidelines, such as agency policies, regulations, precedents, and work directions for application to specific cases or problems. The employee analyzes results and recommends changes. Completed work is usually evaluated for technical soundness, appropriateness, and conformity to policy and requirements. Assistance in solving problems is available from the supervisor or a higher-graded specialist.
2. Executes budget. Continually analyzes and evaluates changes and gaps in program plans and funding. Reviews expenditure of assigned appropriations, re-imbursement allocations and transfer of funds. Reviews funding documents for assigned appropriations. Allocates appropriated funds to individual activities/functional areas based on an analysis of activity budget estimates, historical expenditures, quarterly projections, and approved funding. Reviews, edits, and consolidates annual and multi-year budget estimates for assigned organizations and programs into a consolidated budget request. Prepares or edits narrative justification and projected funding needs and assures data in request is formally and accurately documented in a wide variety of forms, schedules, and reports.
3. Performs program analysis of actual expenditures compared to planned utilization of annual budget and/or allotment authority, evaluates fund availability to achieve balance of approved objectives and determines where reprogramming actions may be necessary. Identifies trends and patterns, recommends ways to improve utilization of funds, and suggests alternative funding approaches. Evaluates the effect of cost and programmatic changes on the budget execution process. Adjusts fund allocations as required. Verifies, enters and adjusts budgetary data in a variety of forms, schedules, and reports. Provides analytical guidance for year-end close out to ensure proper, legal, and full utilization of funds.
4. Provides financial advice, interpretation, and guidance on a variety of budget related matters, to include types of funding available, budgetary changes, and year-end closeout procedures.
5. Prepares budget related reports, written correspondence and other documentation. Drafts or prepares a variety of documents to include newsletter items, responses to routine inquiries, reports, letters, and other related documents. Uses software such as word processing, spreadsheets, program language, plotting software, etc., to facilitate work.
In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Education requirement is based upon the qualification standards for the specific position and is stated under the heading "EDUCATION". Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific in describing your experience. EACH APPLICANT MUST FULLY SUBSTANTIATE (IN THEIR OWN WORDS) THAT THEY MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE LISTED BELOW; OTHERWISE, THE APPLICANT WILL BE CONSIDERED UNQUALIFIED FOR THIS POSITION. DO NOT COPY FROM THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION OR YOU MAY BE DISQUALIFIED.
GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must be certified at the next higher grade-level before considered as eligible for merit promotions to that level; and, must have a minimum of one year on-the-job experience in the grade immediately below the next higher level. However, a new hire applicant must have competent experiences that are commensurate/equivalent to the budget analysis program business with demonstrated understandings of the program's principles and concepts defined by the NG Title 5 Excepted Service Series GS-0560 position descriptions.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must be eligible for entry into the position's financial management certification career program based before final approval and appointment is processed. The candidate must have at least three months of basic finance budget training or competencies that provided knowledge of financial principles and procedures. The candidate must have some understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the National Guard financial budget business program requirements. The highly qualified candidate must have at least 12 months of finance budget experiences and competencies that provided knowledge of financial principles and procedures. Candidate must have a good understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the National Guard financial budget business program requirements. A candidate must have experiences and training that demonstrate the abilities to follow directions, to read, retain, and understand a variety of instructions, regulations, policies and procedures.
There is no specific education requirement for this position. The applicant's record of experience and/or training must show possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position.
You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Training/Educational claims. To receive credit for Training/Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Training/Education requirements for this position.
- Address NV J9
2460 Fairview Drive
Carson City, NV 89701
- Name: JUSTIN KLATT
- Phone: (775) 384-5822
- Email: [email protected]