Posted: Sep 20, 2022

Senior Budget Analyst

Salary: $106,823.00 - $138,868.00 Annually
Application Deadline: Oct 5, 2022


National Defense University (NDU) supports the joint warfighter by providing rigorous Joint Professional Military Education to members of the U.S. Armed Forces and select others in order to develop leaders who have the ability to operate and creatively think in an unpredictable and complex world.


  • Responsible for changes in funding allocations across all appropriations to include cross transfers and maintains the University funding profile.
  • Responsible for budget, resource and financial analyzes during all phases of the Planning, Programming, and Budgeting cycle as it relates to National Defense University.
  • Conducts analysis of spending trends, prepares analysis for presentation and makes recommendations in support of the Budget Chief.
  • Assists in the development of the brief for the University Resources Council (URC) to make resource priority recommendations to the General Officer Level Executive Council, Chaired by the University President.
  • Works closely with the Execution Lead in analyzing and forecasting reimbursable funding levels sufficient to develop and administer budget execution to ensure adequate coverage of direct and reimbursable costs.


Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship or National
  • Suitable for Federal Employment
  • Registered for Selective Service
  • Obtain and maintain Secret clearance.
  • This national security position, which may require access to classified information, requires a favorable suitability review and security clearance as a condition of employment. Failure to maintain security eligibility may result in termination.
  • In accordance with Department of Defense (DoD) Instruction 1300.26, ?Operation of the DoD Financial Management Certification Program,? this position requires a Level 2 Certification under the DoD Financial Management (FM) Certification.


Specialized Experience: You must have at least one year of specialized experience at the GS-12 level in the Federal service or equivalent in the civilian sector.

Specialized experience is defined as experience with financial management systems; posting accounting system funding commitments and obligations (for travel, transportation, training, supplies, contracts, equipment, etc.), budget/accounting and other financial management technical methods to resolve difficult or sensitive problems. You must demonstrate experience 1) analyzing large quantities of data via financial/analytical software, and 2) writing reports to support senior leader decisions.

Volunteer Experience: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


Education is not substitutable for specialized experience for this grade level.