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Army National Guard Units BUDGET ANALYST in Helena, Montana

Summary THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. Military membership NOT required. SO: Jaylynn Parcel This National Guard position is for a BUDGET ANALYST, Position Description Number T5154000 and is part of the USPFO, MT National Guard. Responsibilities Perform moderately difficult and complex assignments consisting of well-precedented tasks to further orient the employee in the application of occupational principles, methods, and techniques. Plan and carry out successive steps and handles problems and deviations in work assignments in accordance with instructions, policies, previous training, or accepted practices. Use judgment in interpreting and adapting guidelines, such as agency policies, regulations, precedents, and work directions for application to specific cases or problems. Analyze and evaluate changes and gaps in program plans and funding. Review expenditure of assigned appropriations, re-imbursement allocations and transfer of funds. Allocate appropriated funds to individual activities/functional areas based on an analysis of activity budget estimates, historical expenditures, quarterly projections, and approved funding. Review, edit, and consolidate annual and multi-year budget estimates for assigned organizations and programs into a consolidated budget request. Perform program analysis of actual expenditure 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. Provide 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. Verify, enter and adjust budgetary data in a variety of forms, schedules, and reports. Perform other duties as assigned. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Your application MUST contain a DETAILED description (how, when , where, and at what level) in your own words (not copied) of both civilian and military training/experience/education as it relates to the general and specialized experience, KSA/Competencies, and any other requirements (certifications, education, selective placement factors) that are in announcement and/or questionnaire. If resume is NOT detailed in these requirements; your application ranking on your responses may be lowered/changed or you could be deemed not eligible/qualified. NOTE: You may add a supplement page (as above; it must address how, when, where and at level) to your resume to address requirements separately. GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Must possess experience, education or understanding of the basic principles and concepts that provide knowledge of financial principles and procedures and some understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the financial budget business program requirements. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must possess 12 months equivalent to at least the next lower grade/GS-07 of finance budget experiences and competencies 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; experiences and training that demonstrate the abilities to follow directions, to read, retain, and understand a variety of instructions, regulations, policies and procedures. OR MEET the Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience. Education of Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D., if related. To qualify for GS-0560 Title 5 Excepted Service positions, on the basis of completed graduate education, the college degree education must be in one of -or- be a combination of the following required disciplines: Accounting, business, finance, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organizational management. (transcripts must be submitted with application). Substitute for Education: Graduate Education: Education at the graduate level in an accredited college or university in the amounts shown in the table meets the requirements for positions at GS-7 through GS-11. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. One year of full-time graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that the school attended has determined to represent 1 year of full-time study. If that information cannot be obtained from the school, 18 semester hours should be considered as satisfying the 1 year of full-time study requirement.Additional information Education You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims with your RESUME. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position. Additional Information If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency ( If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.