Budget Analyst
Summary
Title:Budget Analyst
ID:1131
Description
Task Title: CGFS/EX, Office of Administrative Operations

Position: Budget Analyst

DoS Manager: Shelia Henderson, Budget Officer

Task Purpose:
Comptroller Global Financial Services Charleston (CGFSC), Bureau of the Department of State (DoS) requires the contractor to provide executive financial support in the Office of Administration, Budget Division. The contractor shall primarily perform these services for the Budget Officer (BO), Shelia Henderson, Administrative Operations (CGFS/EX).

Minimum/General Requirements:
  • Six years of experience reviewing and evaluating Federal accounting systems, procedures and regulations. Must have a four-year degree from an accredited university or college in accounting or a related field such as computer science or business administration.
  • Experience in DoS financial management is highly desired.
  • Superior organizational, oral and written communication skills and the ability to follow directions and have the ability to understand brief explanations of work requirements.
  • Superior level experience with computer applications (Excel, Power Point, Access Office and Word) is required.
  • Maintains a close and highly responsive relationship to the office’s day-to-day activities and works independently, receiving a minimum of detailed guidance.
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge and understanding of Federal Travel Regulations (FTR), Department of State Standard Regulation (DSSR), the Foreign Affairs Manual (FAM), GSA regulations and other applicable travel regulations.
Functional Responsibility:
  • Lead Post Support Unit and SDM Analyst
  • Income and Expense Analysis
  • Training and Awards
  • Lead Analyst Admin and OMA
  • Provide Fiscal Strips Contractor Travel Memos
  • D&CP Reimbursements & Rebates
  • Assist with Special Projects
  • Back up Accountant
  • Customer Service Focused
  • Daily budget functions to include:
    • Obligations
    • Recurring obligations
    • Balance obligation logs
    • Analysis of programs
  • Responsible for the cyclical process consisting of three major phases:
    • budget formulation,
    • budget presentation/enactment, and
    • budget execution.
  • Provides advice to program managers and others on these types of matters:
    • the amounts and types of funding available;
    • the purposes for which money in the budget may legally be used;
    • the time-frames within which available budget funds or authority must be used.
    • trends in the obligation and/or expenditure of funds; and the effects of budgetary changes on related activities (e.g., purchase of office supplies and equipment, maintenance of buildings and grounds, hiring of personnel, and payment for travel expenses).Develops and/or edits justification statements for requested multi-year and no-year appropriations.
    • Briefs RM/GFS and agency officials on presentations to be given in more formal budget hearings and may testify as an expert witness on behalf of the requested budget.
  • Provides expert advice to program and financial management officials within RM/GFS.
  • Recommends effective and efficient means of using agency funds.
  • Advises line managers and other officials on requirements for the preparation, documentation, and submission of budget requests.
  • Analyzes the relative costs and benefits of alternative program plans.
  • Prepares operating allowances of funds for distribution to functional managers.
  • Executes D&CP operating budget.
  • Serves as backup for Accountant.
  • Checks the propriety of obligations and expenditures.
  • Provides guidance concerning the legal and regulatory aspects of the acquisition and use of funds for program and administrative purposes.
  • Prepares detailed budgetary guidance, such as policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for detecting and reporting existing and anticipated violations of budgetary law or regulation.
  • Performs other directly related duties as assigned.
Software Systems Utilized:
Microsoft Office 2007 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook), Global Financial Management System (GFMS), Regional Financial Management System (RFMS), DIS, E2 (GeT) Solutions (Travel System), CableXpress and COAST_1.0_Reporting, Data Warehouse, HR OnLine.

Period of Performance:
The contractor employee will work an 8-hour shift with a non-compensated 45-minute lunch (See your Project Manager for work schedule & hours of operation). Additional hours may be required and must be authorized by your Project Manager and DoS Management.

Security Requirements:
All personnel provided under this task order must be able to either possess or obtain a security clearance of “Secret”.

Formal Job-Specific Training Requirements:
PA-351, GFMS New User Charleston Extended
PK-196, E2 Travel Arranger

Haynes, INC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status in any of the terms or conditions of employment
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