at Air National Guard Units in Peoria, Illinois, United States

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Summary THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a BUDGET ANALYST (TITLE 32), Position Description Number D1572000 and is part of the IL 182 AW, National Guard. Responsibilities As an BUDGET ANALYST (TITLE 32), GS-0560-11, you will accomplish budget formulation, trend analyses, and execution evaluation of federal funds provided by the ANG and other Department of Defense (DoD) components to the assigned unit. This position is independently responsible for the overall budget function in organizations, as determined by the Financial Manager. Accomplishes budget functions in support of state and federal ANG operations, training, and readiness missions. Major Duties – This is NOT an all-inclusive list: Performs budget formulation involving the preparation of detailed analyses of annual and/or multi-year budget estimates for assigned organizations/programs into a consolidated budget request. Analyzes assigned programs and interprets budgetary guidance to provide recommendations for local budget policy and procedures. Develops budget formulation assumptions, formats the organizational requirements for the serviced organizations, for the overall budget. Reviews, analyzes, edits, and consolidates budget submissions before submitting to Budget Officer and/or the Financial Manager (FM). Develops appropriate narrative justification statements and presentation material for budget submissions, unfunded requirements, and programmatic changes. Develops detailed programming and financial planning justification and documentation for inclusion into the Wing financial plan. Assists the Budget Officer in making formal presentations of the proposed submission to the FM, commanders, center managers, and resource advisors. Coordinates with NGB to appropriately defend estimates, answer specific questions, and provide clarification. Performs budget execution analysis of obligations incurred and actual expenditures of different sources and types of funding, such as one-year, multi-year, and no-year appropriations; reimbursement funds; and transfers of funds from other agencies. Identifies funding status, to include shortfalls, and provides guidance for the proper application of annual budget and/or allotment authority. Exercises technical expertise and recommends approval or disapproval of funding requests based on interpretations of fiscal law, regulation or policy. Receives funding documents for assigned programs. Allocates appropriated funds to individual activities/functional areas based on an analysis of activity budget estimates, historical expenditures, quarterly projections, and approved funding. Performs 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 proposes reprogramming actions as necessary within assigned programs. Performs in-depth analysis of funding received versus projected expenditures for model-driven programs. Identifies trends and patterns, recommends ways to improve utilization of funds, suggests alternative funding approaches, and advises the Budget Officer, Financial Manager, commanders, center managers and resource advisors on the availability of funds. Evaluates the effect of cost and programmatic changes on the budget execution process. Provides financial advice, assistance, interpretation, and guidance on budget related matters such as types of funding available, effects of budgetary changes on related activities, status and use of funds to the Budget Officer, Financial Manager, commanders, center managers, resource advisors, and other staff members. Provides financial reports, trend analyses, rates of expenditures, and comparisons of actual performance to the financial plan, historical data, and identification of variances. Serves as a financial consultant on issues such as: budgeting strategies and techniques, use of financial management products, resource distribution, program priorities, financial forecasts and projections, and assists in development of annual, long-range and conversion financial plans. Designs, develops, conducts, and documents resource management training for personnel responsible for the expenditure of appropriated funds. Requirements Conditions of Employment NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position. This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state’s National Guard, required prior to the effective date of placement. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement. Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service. Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation. May be required to successfully complete a probationary period. This is a Financial Managment Level Certified position IAW the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2012, Public Law 112-18, Subtitle F-Financial Management, Section 1599d. Incumbent shall comply with the requirements of this certification program. Certification Level 2: THIS IS A FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT Level 2 Certified position designated as such IAW the NDAA 2012, Public Law 112-18, Subtitle F-Financial Management, Section 1051, Amending 10 United States Code, Section 1599d. Incumbent of this position is required to comply with all Department of Defense and Department of the Army requirements of this certification program. This certification requirement is a condition of employment for this position. Failure to obtain this certification within the required time may subject the incumbent to adverse action. Participation in direct deposit is mandatory. Recruitment and relocation incentives may be available for this position. Qualifications AREA OF CONSIDERATION: The areas of consideration for this position, Title 32 Excepted Service (32 U.S. Code § 709), will be in the following manner and sequence: The FIRST area of consideration for this position will be all excepted permanent and indefinite temporary technicians within the ILNG. The SECOND area of consideration will be all current Federal Employees. The THIRD area of consideration will be all Federal re-employment eligible. The FOURTH area of consideration will be applicants willing to become T32 Dual Status Technicians and gain ILNG membership. The FIFTH area of consideration will U.S. Citizens. Military Grades: Officer/Enlisted – May not exceed the rank of Lt Col. GENERAL EXPERIENCE: MUST possess experience or training which includes a validated understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the occupational series and grade. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: GS-11 Level – MUST possess specialized experience which includes 12 months of finance budget experience that provided knowledge of financial principles and procedures; a good understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the National Guard financial budget business program requirements; and experience that demonstrates the abilities to follow directions, to read, retain, and understand a variety of instructions, regulations, policies and procedures. In order to be considered qualified, you must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in Federal service. 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; commun

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Job Posting: JC246908140

Posted On: Sep 01, 2023

Updated On: Nov 27, 2023

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