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    Summary

    This position is located in the Office of Inspector General, Office of Management and Policy,Division of Budget Management and Strategic Planning. This Division is the focal point within the OIG in providing day-to-day management, oversight and technical direction of OIG's budget/financial management and strategic planning activities. The incumbent functions as a financial management analyst and is responsible for providing a wide variety of analytical and administrative duties connected with all phases of the budget process and other financial management activities for the Office of Inspector General.

    This position is at the full performance level.

    This position is outside the bargaining unit.

    No Relocation or Permanent Change of Station Incentives will be offered. No Recruitment Incentives will be offered.

    This vacancy is limited to 75 applications and may close before the closing date listed here if that limit is reached.

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    Responsibilities

    1. Provides expert advice and assistance to OIG managers in the development of budget requests and related supporting documentation. Develops procedural instructions and policy guidance for use by OIG officials in planning and estimating funding needs in the areas of staffing, travel, etc. Reviews, analyzes, and edits budget requests submitted by OIG management to assure that they conform to DOL, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Congressional requirements. Analyzes estimates to identify imbalances among program areas, to eliminate duplication of administrative functions, and to reconcile estimates with current levels of expenditures and expenditures and anticipated changes in administrative programs and/or staffing levels.

    2.Prepares narrative/statistical material, exhibits and related background information concerning OIG’s budget for use in briefing OIG executive management scheduled to appear before Congressional appropriations committees. Performs similar budget justification and information‑gathering tasks in response to requests by OMB and/or Congressional staff members.

    3. Assists in the formulation and the justification of the agency’s budget submission, and for the development of the other materials to request and defend the OIG’s budget before the Department, OMB and the Congress.

    4. Assists the Budget Officer in directing and overseeing the OIG budget process including; long range planning, GPRA and formulation. Ensures all budget activities are administered in accordance with Federal regulations and laws, OMB circular A-11, A-134, A-123 and other applicable guidance related to budget formulation in order to direct the budget process.

    5. Assists the Budget Officer in overseeing and managing budget operations, including both budget formulation and execution, for an agency organization or program. Develops and directs the budget operation for an organization with multiple major subordinate components, each with diverse, multi-year, substantive programs, such as budget operations at the Department level. Participates as a principle official in developing and updating the multi-year strategic plan, and recommends policies that impact on substantive agency programs or national priorities. Develops policies and procedures that support the externally mandated Congressional budget process.

    6. Prepares periodic financial status reports, and tracks actual expenditures and obligations in comparison to the approved operating budget. Prepares the annual FTE plan for OIG, allocating the ceiling between quarters of the fiscal year in a way that maximizes the effective use of the resources provided to OIG. The actual ceiling used is compared to the plan periodically, and adjustments made to the plan as required.

    7. Serves as the functional expert for the OIG automated accounting system. Provides guidance and procedural policy for system users nationwide. Provides requirements to supporting technical staff for modifications to the automated accounting system to effect changes resulting from changes in financial management policies and directives or OIG operating principles. Ensures through active liaison with OASAM/DOL a viable reconciliation of OIG financial activity through the DOL accounting system

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required in support of OIG mission functions.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Current/former Federal employees w/ competitive/reinstatement eligibility; ICTAP and CTAP eligibles in the local commuting area; Veterans' Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) eligibles.

    Questions? This job is open to 3 groups.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/455212000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.