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Vacancy Details

Grade: 09

1 Please select the response which best reflects your experience/education: Answer to this question is required
  • I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience determining whether obligations, expenditures and allotments are within funding limitations of an approved budget; compiling, analyzing and making corrective entries to income, operating expenses, and budget; compiling and organizing large amounts of information; and producing documents, forms, and correspondence.
  • I have completed two full years of progressively higher level graduate education or possess a master's or equivalent degree.
  • I have a combination of specialized experience and graduate education that meet the total requirements for this position.
  • None of the Above

Grade: All Grades

1 Prepares detailed analyses and estimates of annual funding needs for one or more future budget years. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, but with close review and assistance from either a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in performing this task or I have trained or instructed others so that they can perform this task.
2 Prepare status of funds reports. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, but with close review and assistance from either a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in performing this task or I have trained or instructed others so that they can perform this task.
3 Prepare projections for salaries, benefits, and other object classes. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, but with close review and assistance from either a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in performing this task or I have trained or instructed others so that they can perform this task.
4 Communicate budgetary information to internal audiences. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, but with close review and assistance from either a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in performing this task or I have trained or instructed others so that they can perform this task.
5 Prepare budget/financial summaries for management review by senior managers. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, but with close review and assistance from either a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in performing this task or I have trained or instructed others so that they can perform this task.
6 From the list below, select all software applications that you are proficient at and use in accomplishing day-to-day office functions. Answer to this question is required
  • Microsoft Word
  • WordPerfect
  • Microsoft Power Point
  • Email (Exchange, Outlook, etc.)
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Project Management Software
  • I do not have any experience with any of the choices listed above.
7 Analyze transaction documents for adequacy and accuracy of data. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, but with close review and assistance from either a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in performing this task or I have trained or instructed others so that they can perform this task.
8 Do you have experience in extracting and formulating comprehensive and informative reports? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
9 Do you have experience in contacting others in writing to obtain budget/financial information? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
10 Do you have experience in communicating verbally to a variety of individuals which may involve the explanation of procedures? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
11 Do you have experience participating in oral discussions in which the purpose was to obtain, clarify, and provide facts and/or information of a technical nature? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
12 I have interpreted or analyzed financial information to discern patterns, trends and relationships and draw conclusions by applying rules that involved many steps. Answer to this question is required
  • True
  • False
13 I have direct experience and am proficient at using spreadsheet software such as Microsoft Excel and associated computer functions to perform the following: Answer to this question is required
  • Access financial data/files
  • Enter financial data
  • Edit or manipulate financial data
  • Create spreadsheets
  • Electronically transmit data/files
  • None of the above
14 I have classified and entered accounting data into an automated finance system for the purpose of making and recording payment transactions. Answer to this question is required
  • True
  • False
15 Do you have experience in developing budgets? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
16 Do you have experience prioritizing tasks and completing work assignments within established time frames? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
17 Have you notified individuals or offices, in writing, of decisions, problems, or further necessary actions related to budget/financial matters? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
18 Which of the following best describes your experience analyzing financial reports to assure the accuracy and timeliness of financial transactions? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not analyzed financial reports to assure the accuracy or timeliness of transactions.
  • I have received education and training which has equipped me to analyze financial reports to assure the accuracy and timeliness of financial transactions, but I have not performed these duties on the job.
  • I have been a member of a team that analyzed financial reports to assure the accuracy and timeliness of financial transactions, but I have not had the responsibility to perform these duties independently.
  • I have independently analyzed financial reports to assure the accuracy and timeliness of financial transactions. I am proficient at this function.
  • I have extensive experience analyzing financial reports to assure the accuracy and timeliness of financial transactions. My analyses have resulted in work process improvements and system enhancements.
19 Do you have experience collaborating with others or working on teams to accomplish budget/financial related activities? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
20 Select the choice that best exemplifies your experience effectively conveying information and ideas, both orally and in writing, in a professional manner. Answer to this question is required
  • I have extensive experience and have routinely performed this task independently.
  • I can perform this task satisfactorily and have demonstrated experience.
  • I have had exposure to this task but would require additional guidance, instruction, or experience to perform it at a satisfactory level.
  • I have taken documented course(s) that were directly related and prepared me for this task but no work experience.
  • I do not have experience in performing this task.
21 Choose the response that describes your experience utilizing automated financial management tools to process purchase requests, invoice payments and other financial related transactions: Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, but with close review and assistance from either a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in performing this task or I have trained or instructed others so that they can perform this task.
22 I have experience communicating effectively with customers and co-workers in order to develop strong customer relations and an effective work environment. Answer to this question is required
  • True
  • False