Budget Office Support

Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia, PA
Budget Office Support
Wage/Hr:$50.00Hours/Week:20Minimum Age:55

? This position supports the Northeast Region Comptroller's Office of the National Park Service and may be performed remotely. ? The NPS Experienced Services Program is a unique partnership created to help solve the workforce issues facing government agencies. The program connects experienced workers (age 55+) to the NPS to provide scientific, technical, and administrative support. ? NPS ESP positions are meant to provide temporary, project-based support. This position is currently funded for an estimate of 17 weeks. ? A background security investigation may be required prior to the start date. Only those positions with 30+ hours per week are eligible for health insurance benefits; all positions will accrue sick leave. ? The experienced workers participating in the Program are referred to as ?Enrollees? and are not employees of the NPS or NEW Solutions. NEW Solutions is the ESP non-governmental organization responsible for administrative aspects of the program, and the Enrollees work under NPS direction to assist the Agency staff in carrying out their mission. NPS ESP Enrollees benefit from the opportunity to keep technical skills current; to access new training opportunities; to engage in gainful project-based positions; and to undertake meaningful tasks using their experience and talent to contribute to the environment, the national economy, and their own financial security.


Minimum of 15 year(s) of experience in Federal budget specialist-related work OR BA/BS Degree in Realty, Business Administration, Public Policy or related

  • In-depth knowledge of Congressional, Departmental, OMB, GAO, and activity Budget and financial processes, procedures, and requirements.
  • Experience required with Windows, MS Word, MS Excel
  • Financial Business Management System

Serves in a staff advisory function and reports to the Finance Officer who reports directly to the Comptroller on financial management operations, inclusive of budgetary and fiscal matters, and the interpretation of budgetary policies and practices. The position is remote.

  • Mentor and train two GS-12 Budget analysts. These two analysts are responsible for Repair Rehab, Cyclic, Great American Outdoors act (GAOA), Line-item construction (LIC) and Recreation Fee funding. This person will train in all aspects of distributing funds and reconciling funds. This includes the process of working with WASO on moving funds for these large programs, in particular GAOA and LIC.    50%
  • Research and provide advice and guidance to Park Superintendents, Administrative Officers, Division Chiefs, Program Managers, other Park Staff, and administrative staff on a variety of budgetary and financial management concerns and issues, such as appropriations and funding sources.    15%
  • Mentor NPS employees in the preparation of fund allocation charts, tables, and summaries, authorizations, limitations, and guidance relating to the use of funds to expeditiously accomplish Allotment Advice.    20%
  • Review financial management policies, practices, techniques and procedures that guide office financial work, identify those guidelines that are in need of revision, develop recommendations for changes, and analyze the impact of changes. Review and analyze financial reports generated by the financial systems. Identify problems and discrepancies, determine if adjustments or corrections are required and then take necessary actions to correct and produce needed reports.    10%
  • Perform other duties as assigned.   5%

  • Physical requirements: Work is generally performed in an office setting with adequate heating, lighting, and ventilation.
  • Remote work arrangements are available for this position.

NEW Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunity and to an environment free from discrimination and harassment in any form administering Experienced Worker Programs under cooperative agreements with federal agencies. It is NEW Solutions' policy to comply with all applicable laws that provide equal opportunity and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in enrolling participants in the federal programs.