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Job Title:  Budget Analyst
Department:  Department of the Army
Agency:  Army National Guard Units (Title 32)
Job Announcement Number:  Army 13-129

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
$47,448.00 to $61,678.00 / Per Year
Wednesday, July 03, 2013 to Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Full Time - Permanent
1 vacancy in the following location:
Draper, UT United StatesView Map
United States Citizens





NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Utah National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Utah National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the Utah National Guard.

Upon completion of your application there is a page which reflects the following "Confirmation of your Submission to USA Staffing Application Manager".  Please print this page and keep it in your records as completion of intent to apply for a vacancy.  This page provides information about the job applied for and the date and time of submission. 


  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is not authorized.
  • Shift work may be required.


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Serves as the functional point of contact for day-to-day budget/financial issues. Works with Resource Manager and USPFO counterparts to obtain, monitor, and track organization’s funds.   Works closely with supervisors/ managers and/or project managers in utilization of resources, resolving problems, and determining funding/resource requirements.   Compiles findings and makes recommendations for development and implementation of procedures for financial management and budgeting functions in support of organizational programs/activities.  Performs budget formulation work involving review and preparation of budget estimates and financial plans.  Reviews and analyzes budget requests submitted by organizational activities to ensure their consistency, accuracy, and adherence to instructions.  Researches, consolidates, and summarizes budgetary data from source documents, automated budgetary systems, accounting records, and reports for use in preparing budget estimates and annual financial plans.  Interprets source information and properly applies it to the budget.  Reviews organizational historical data and/or matches funding requests or projected costs of selected line items with past records to determine trends in spending and forecast annual funding needs.   Analyzes data for prior, current, and out year in preparing financial plans.  Develops consolidated budget, and reviews and drafts statements for justifying funding requests.  Reviews budget submissions for compliance with rules, regulations, and procedures.  Performs budget execution and administration work involving the monitoring of obligations incurred and the actual expenditures of funds.  Monitors, tracks, and reviews obligations, expenditures, reimbursable orders, and requests for allotments, identifying and reporting differences that are not in keeping with annual work plans.  Compares obligations and expenditures and identifies conditions over or under obligation of funds. Prepares and conducts reprogramming and adjustments of funding to cover short falls, unanticipated expenses, and/or unexpected emergencies, identifying and referring to higher level officials reprogramming actions which require prior approval.  Obtains and provides information concerning the propriety of using funds for specific purposes by researching appropriate legal and regulatory guides.  Makes recommendations for transfer of funds between accounts under the same appropriation or allotment when funds are needed to cover increases in obligations or when expenditures fall below established limits.  Verifies, enters, and adjusts budgetary data in a variety of forms, schedules, and reports.  Monitors year-end closing to ensure proper and full use of funds.  Provides advice, assistance, and guidance on budgeting and related information and conducts analyses, reviews and special studies of budget and/or related information.  Provides advice on budget and related matters such as types of funding available, effects of budgetary changes on related activities, and status and use of funds.  Compiles, prepares, and conveys information about the budget and programs of the organization.  Prepares guidance and/or interpretation of standard procedures and regulations relating to the organization’s budget and financial procedures/processes. Conducts budget related training of organizational personnel on budget processes, procedures, requirements, etc.  Researches and analyzes available factual information, trends in the cost of accomplishing specific work objectives, and/or relationships among organizational needs/objectives.  Evaluates results for possible effect on program plans and funding.  Conducts special studies of financial program and funding requirements to ensure the availability of funds.  Utilizes common budgetary methods and techniques, applies basic statistical formulas, and contrasts/compares current and historical budget and program data in conducting analyses and studies.  Uses budgetary and other automated system(s) and computer-generated products in accomplishing budgeting/funding assignments.  Performs quality checks of organization’s automated system database information, working with appropriate point of contact to resolve any significant problems.  Uses available computer software programs to produce required budget reports, plans, schedules, etc. Uses computer products to facilitate effective analyses of budget information.  Performs other duties as assigned.


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APPOINTMENT REQUIREMENTS:  Officer, Warrant Officer, Enlisted

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and assignment prior to the effective date of placement.

MILITARY COMPATIBILITY: O: 01A, 88A, 90A, 91A, 92A.  WO: 011A, 882A, 89A, 913A, 914A, 915E, 920A/B, 922A, 923A.  ENL:  36B, 42A, 51C, 88M/N, 89B, 92A/F/G/Y

VICE:  Vacant Position


PROMOTION POTENTIAL:  This position has no known promotion potential.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: For successful performance in this position, each applicant must fully justify on their application how they meet each KSA listed.  Please make sure to include beginning and ending dates (month and year) for all jobs listed on your resume.


1.  Knowledge of commonly used budgetary methods, practices, procedures, regulations, precedents, policies, and other NGB and state level guides.


2.  Practical knowledge of the missions, functions, goals, objectives, work processes, and sources of funding of assigned budge activities.


3.  Ability to interpret and analyze data.


4.  Knowledge of budget formulation processes to forecast annual revenues and expenses.


5.  Knowledge of automated data processing concepts and systems capabilities to accomplish assigned budget functions.


6.  Knowledge of management principles.



GS-09 requires 24 months of specialized experience.




Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

Medical screening will be completed upon selection for hire. 

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is not authorized.

Soldiers who accept a technician position will be terminated from the Bonus and Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP).

Indefinite positions may be converted to permanent status without further competition.





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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For addtional information visit:

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For addtional information visit:

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For addtional information visit:

Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for addtional information visit:

Long Term Care Insurance - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For addtional information visit:

Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For addtional information visit:

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees.


1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 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.

2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the  National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs.


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Each applicant must FULLY SUBSTANTIATE on their application how they meet the requirements listed in the specialized experience (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) area); otherwise applicant will be considered unqualified for this position. Applications will be evaluated solely on information supplied in the resume. Experience will be evaluated based on relevance to the position for which application is being made. Include job titles, starting and ending dates (month and year), hours per week, salary, duties/accomplishments, employer(s) name and address, and supervisor(s) name/phone number and permission to contact

Option A: Online Qualifications Questionnaire.

To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on TAG:Closing Date to receive consideration.

  • To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.
  • Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.
  • It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.
  • To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account,, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
  • To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

Option B: Paper Qualifications Questionnaire.

TAG:Accepted/Required Doc  920840

Faxing Applications or Supporting Documents:

You are encouraged to apply online. Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.

NOTE: If you applied online and your application is complete, do not fax the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.

If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s):

  1. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page and provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is TAG:Vacancy ID.  920840
  2. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on TAG:Closing Date. to receive consideration. Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.

To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax:

  1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire TAG:Link to Full Questionnaire..
  2. Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items
  3. Fax all six pages of the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.


For this job announcement the following document is required:

  • Transcripts (if required)
    Current Resume 

To submit the document requested follow the instructions below: Your resume or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications or transcripts (if required) must be submitted electronically using the document upload process or by fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.

Note: Please ensure that your resume contains the basic information outlined under the Applying for a Federal Job link:


Martina L. Conner
Phone: (801)432-4239
Fax: (801)523-4700
Agency Information:
Utah National Guard
Human Resources Office
12953 S Minuteman Drive
Attn HRO Jodie
Draper, UT
Fax: (801)523-4700


After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official.  If further evaluation or  interviews are required you will be contacted.

Instructions for completing the OPM 1203-FX:

If you are applying to this announcement by completing the OPM 1203-FX form instead of using the Online Application method, please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission.


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