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FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT/COST ESTIMATING SPECIALIST
Air Force Materiel Command     Lackland AFB, TX 78236
 Posted 26 days    

Summary Click on "Learn more about this agency" button below for IMPORTANT additional information. The primary purpose of this position is to perform financial analysis with responsibility for all aspects of planning, analysis, formulation, justification, presentation, execution and review of all appropriations associated with programs assigned. Responsibilities DUTY 1: Responsible for planning, programming, scheduling, budgeting, evaluation of cost and schedule performance, status-management reporting, reprogramming and other financial management functions related to assigned programs. DUTY 2: Analyzes budgetary requirements and prepares budgets. Provides advice and guidance to program managers on the interpretation of budget policy and the formulation of budget requests in support of the five-to-seven year system development cycle. DUTY 3: Translates raw requirements data submitted by program managers into comprehensive resource exhibits/narratives for timely submission into Planning, Programming and Budgeting System (PPBS) resource cycle for the purpose of achieving balanced information operations resource programs and effective execution of available resources. DUTY 4: Accurately addresses variances between programmed and actual execution rates after meticulous analyses and coordination with program managers or other DoD and Federal agencies. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications This is a GG-12 position in the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). The GG-12 duties for the "Professional" work category are at the "Full Performance" work level and are equivalent to those at the GS-12 level. The selectee's salary will be set within the grade equivalent to a GS/GG grade based on the selectee's qualifications in relation to the job. In order to qualify, you must meet the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Financial Administration and Program Series 0501, There are no Individual Occupational Requirements for this series. Use the Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Administrative and Management Positions for this series. EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Your resume must reflect the quality level of experience which demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies necessary for successful job performance required for this position. Examples of creditable experience includes Applying knowledge of policies, principles, concepts, guidance, procedures, techniques and methodologies pertaining to analysis of financial data; Working understanding of acquisition requirements, development and approval processes; Adhering to requirements, techniques, procedures and practices of generally accepted accounting principles and standards. Demonstrating experience in the formulation, development, and execution of budgets, financial plans, and multi-year programs required to fund and meet resource requirements. Note: Creditable experience may include previous military experience, experience gained in the private sector, or experience gained in another government agency. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas: Knowledge of the policies, principles, concepts, guidance, procedures, techniques and methodologies pertaining to analysis of financial data. Knowledge of DoD acquisition requirements, development and approval processes. Knowledge of the requirements, techniques, procedures and practices of generally accepted accounting principles and standards. Skill in formulating, justifying and/or analyzing financial requirements of the assigned program. Ability to communicate, plan, organize work and meet deadlines. Ability to gather, assemble and analyze data using financial systems to prepare budget estimates, develop alternatives and make recommendations to resolve budget/funding problems. PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week. VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Education IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: If position has a positive degree requirement or education forms the basis for qualifications, you MUST submit transcripts with the application. Official transcripts are not required at the time of application; however, if position has a positive degree requirement, qualifying based on education alone or in combination with experience, transcripts must be verified prior to appointment. An accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education must accredit education. Click here to check accreditation. FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Additional Information Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information. 120-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 120-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 120 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur. Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit. If you have questions regarding this announcement and have hearing or speech difficulties click here. Selectees who physically reside permanently in the U.S., the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or Northern Mariana Islands, and the Possessions of the U.S., during the entire recruitment process (application, selection, and acceptance of a formal job offer) and selected for employment in the foreign area are eligible to receive certain foreign area benefits such as: Living Quarters Allowance (LQA) or government quarters, Post Allowance, Home Leave, etc. (subject to approval) Selectees who physically reside outside the U.S., the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico or Northern Mariana Islands, and the Possessions of the U.S., during any step of the recruitment process (application, selection, and acceptance of a formal job offer) will have foreign area benefits eligibility be determined on a case by case basis. Tax Law Impact for PCS: On 22-Dec-2017, Public Law 115-97 - the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017" suspended qualified moving expense deductions along with the exclusion for employer reimbursements and payments of moving expenses effective 01-Jan-2018 for tax years 2018 through 2025. When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit GSA Bulletin FTR 20-04 here for additional information.

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