Job Overview


About the Agency

This position is located in the Office of the Executive Director, Financial Management Office (FMO) which includes Budget; Financial Policy, Reporting, and Control; Financial Operations; Acquisition; and Business Integration Branches, as well as Performance Improvement and Travel Management. The FMO is responsible for Commission-wide budget development and execution; contracting and acquisitions; and financial reporting and analysis. In addition, the FMO provides critical resource management information not only to the Commission, but to Congress, the Office of Management and Budget, the Treasury, and other federal agencies. The FMO also performs direct support to the Commission's implementation of the Government Performance and Results Act, and the Federal Managers' Financial Integrity Act. The FMO also administers management's audit resolution activities.

Please note: If you would like to be considered under the Merit Promotion process please apply to vacancy announcement number OED-BUD-2014-0003.


This position is located in the Budget Branch of the Financial Management Office of the Executive Director, Financial Management Office of the Federal Trade Commission. The incumbent of this position performs a wide variety of analytical and administrative duties connected with the formulation, justification, presentation, execution and review of the agency's budget as well as can serve as the agency's primary specialist for various Bureaus and/or Offices. The incumbent will formulate budget estimates in support of the agency's goals, activities, objectives, and priorities. The incumbent will   use a variety of automated systems to include financial management and procurement systens to conduct comparative analyses to examine trends and support decisions. Also, the incumbent reviews budget policy and statutes to ensure compliance, develops plans for allocating resources, reviews and analyzes data and recommends action pertinent to requests for obligation of funds. Further, the incumbent monitors program and budget execution. The incumbent must organize time and materials to meet deadlines; adapt to changes in guidance; use judgment in locating, selecting and interpreting appropriate data for application to specific budgetary situations, and create brief factual reports while working with large amounts of data.