Job Overview


If you are an individual with a disability or disabilities, you may be eligible to apply for Criminal Division positions even when there are no current vacancies or open announcements. The "Qualifications and Evaluation" tab of this announcement provides more information on eligibility.

The Department of Justice (DOJ) mission to enforce the law, and to defend the interests of the United States and its citizens in accordance with the law, is carried out by approximately 104,000 talented and diverse men and women, working in 40 separate component organizations and in numerous and varied law enforcement, legal, and administrative mission-critical occupations. DOJ leads the Nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. With such an important mission to achieve, it is critical for DOJ to recruit a highly-skilled workforce. Become a member of our team, where you can achieve your career goals and apply your skills and talents to our important mission.

Consider joining the DOJ Criminal Division. One of seven litigating Divisions in the Department, the Criminal Division investigates and prosecutes complex criminal matters and assists the 93 United States Attorney Offices in investigations, trials, and appeals. In addition to its direct litigation responsibilities, the Division formulates and implements criminal enforcement policy and provides advice and assistance in sensitive areas of law enforcement; advises the Attorney General, Congress, the Office of Management and Budget and the White House on matters of criminal law; provides legal advice and assistance to federal prosecutors and investigative agencies; and provides leadership for coordinating international as well as federal, state, and local law enforcement matters.


As a Financial/Budget Analyst, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Distributing budgets to management officials responsible for programs/sections, maintaining accounting records to prevent overobligation, and analyzing funds to identify possible trends which may result in surplus of shortage funds ·
  • Conducting research and analysis related to resolution of budget related issues and activities. Developing recommendations and conclusions out of ordinary financial issues.        
  • Projecting and analyzing the potential effects if budgetary actions on program viability and attainment of objectives.
  • Reviewing and coordinating accounting records and preparing budget execution documents.
  • Monitoring, tracking, and reporting on program obligations.
  • Providing guidance and managing review and coordination on budget execution with program managers.         
  • Providing analysis to identify differences between current spending and budgeted estimates and making adjustments in accounting systems as appropriate.
  • Reviewing and coordinating accounting records and preparing apportionments, allocations, and/or operating budgets.