See below for important information regarding this job.
If selected at the GS-11 level, duties will be performed in a developmental capacity.
Responsible for budget formulation, execution, allocation, and monitoring the use of resources to support the goals and objectives of the Strategic and Business Plans of the activity.
Provides guidance regarding financial implications of program proposals.
Analyzes business performance, prepares, and coordinates the various budget proposals/exhibits with the field and Headquarters Comptroller in order to create an approved budget.
Formulates, monitors, and revises operational budget for organizations.
Determines the pricing methodology to apply to the activity's products and executes price changes.
Receives, validates, and accepts funding documents as well as creates and maintains the associated reimbursable internal orders.
Facilitates the end-to-end business cycle design as fully synchronized with DLA's continually evolving strategic direction and transformation programs.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
0501 Financial Administration And Program
Conditions of Employment
Must be a U.S. citizen
Tour of Duty:
Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination, where reciprocity cannot be applied; unfavorably adjudicated background checks will be grounds for removal.
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA):
Non-Exempt (GS-11) / Exempt (GS-12)
Selective Service Requirement:
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.
Bargaining Unit Status:
This position requires DoD Financial Management Level 2 certification within 2 years in accordance with DoD Instruction 1300.26, DoD Directive 5118.03 and section 1599d of Title 10, U.S.C. Once obtained, you must maintain and improve proficiency.
To qualify for a Business Analyst, your resume and supporting documentation must support:
A. Specialized Experience:
One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position, and is directly in or related to this position. To qualify for the GS-11 grade level, specialized experience must be at the GS-09 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector. To qualify for the GS-12 grade level, specialized experience must be at the GS-11 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector.
Creditable specialized experience includes:
B. Education Substitution:
- GS-11 Qualifications: Experience serving as a budget facilitator with supply chain-approving officials, ensuring the budget meets the requirements of their organization or functional area. Experience applying pricing rules and ensures they comply with the overall pricing methodology. Experience consolidating financial performance results and financial/business performance recommendations.
- GS-12 Qualifications: Experience serving as a primary expert budget facilitator ensuring the budget meets the requirements of their organization or functional area. Experience identifying valuation discrepancies and changes and coordinates with the appropriate financial analyst(s) to ensure appropriate actions are taken to investigate/resolve/research substantial changes in inventory values. Experience applying pricing rules and ensures they comply with the overall pricing methodology that has been established by higher level authorities (the financial analyst). Experience analyzing, consolidating, and communicating financial performance results and financial/business performance recommendations to management.
GS-11 Qualification ONLY: Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. Education must be from a college or university accredited by an organization approved by the U.S. Department of Education. See http://ope.ed.gov/accreditaUon/Search.aspx . If using education to meet basic qualifications, YOU MUST SUBMIT A TRANSCRIPT as supplemental documentation. To qualify based on education in lieu of specialized experience, you must possess a PH.D. or Equivalent Doctoral Degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a PH.D. OR equivalent doctoral degree.
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.
Are you using your education to qualify? You MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at time of application.
One academic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of credits hours that your graduate school has determined to represent one academic year of full-time study. Such study may have been performed on a full-time or part-time basis. If you cannot obtain your graduate school's definition of one year of graduate study, 18 semester hours (or 27 quarter hours) should be considered as satisfying the requirement for one year of full-time graduate study.
If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university.
For Important General Applicant Information and Definitions go to: http://www.dla.mil/portals/104/documents/careers/GenAppInfoDef.pdf
This position does not meet criteria for appointment of Reemployed Annuitants. The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at: http://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf
The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has established a Drug-Free Federal Workplace Policy. All applicants tentatively selected for DLA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with DLA for a period of six months. This policy extends to random testing for the use of illegal drugs by employees who occupy testing designated positions defined as sensitive in Section 7(d) of Executive Order 12564. The Defense Logistics Agency's Drug Free Workplace Plan's drug testing panel includes testing for the following illegal substances: marijuana, cocaine, opiates (codeine/morphine), 6-Acetylmorphine (heroin), phencyclidine, amphetamines (amphetamine/methamphetamine), methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA), oxycodone, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, and hydromorphone. ADVISORY: By using cannabidiol (CBD) products you are risking a positive drug test result for marijuana.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
The assessments for this job will measure the following Competencies:
Financial Concepts, Policies, and Principles
Budget Formulation, Justification, and Presentation
Attention to Detail
Direct Hire Evaluation:
Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. This vacancy will be filled through OPM's Direct Hire Authority. All applicants who meet the basic qualification requirements will be forwarded to the Selecting Official for consideration. The rule of Three, Veteran's Preference and traditional rating and ranking of applicants do not apply to this vacancy. We will evaluate your application for basic eligibility and to determine if your experience meets the basic qualification requirements described in the announcement. All applicants who meet the qualifications and other basic requirement are eligible for referral and selection consideration. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
To apply for this position you must provide a complete Application Package. Each Application Package MUST include:
Your Resume listing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed. If multiple resumes are submitted by an applicant, only the last resume submitted will be reviewed for the qualifications and referred for selection consideration if eligible.
Applicable documents to support the eligibility(s) for which you are applying. Please review the following link for a listing of the additional documents you will need to provide: Supporting Documents.
If you are requesting a reasonable accommodation to the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, submit documentation to support your request, including the Reasonable Accommodation Request Form found here.
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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