Budget Officer

Washington, DC, USA
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Job Description

Budget Officer


Office of Administration


The position serves in the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO), Office of Administration (OA), Executive Office of the President (EOP) and reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The incumbent directly supervises the Budget Office and is responsible for the full range of complex work associated with the budget cycle. The Budget Officer prepares routine financial reports for senior executives throughout the EOP.


As a Budget Officer, GS-0560-15, your typical work assignments may include the following:

As a first level supervisor, directly exercises supervisory management responsibilities over assigned employees.

Plans, directs and coordinates overall budgetary operations for the EOP and assists EOP Components in their respective budgetary planning and execution functions as may be required.

Directs the development of supporting exhibits for presentation to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Congress.

Directs the consolidation, and preparation of recurring financial reports on Components' operations.

Prepares the OA Director and senior officials for the annual Congressional testimony and the annual EOP budget submission overview briefing to Senate and House congressional clerks and staffs.

Establishes and maintains contacts with high level management officials throughout the EOP to provide advice and guidance concerning budgetary requirements and ensures support is provided for budget preparations, presentations or other financial management needs.

Serves as the focal point for communication with representatives from OMB, the House of Representatives and Senate congressional appropriations staffs through careful coordination with the CFO, White House Management and Administration (WH M&A), White House Counsel, White House Legislative Affairs, and other executive staffs as may be appropriate.

Reviews and authorizes the periodic issuance of financial reports on budget execution to Treasury, OMB, and Congress for the EOP and produces monthly/weekly budget forecast reports of EOP appropriations for review by the CFO and WH M&A.

Directs the development, analysis and review of EOP budget estimates and justifications for conformance with regulations, laws, submission instructions, funding limitations and for adequacy and consistency with prior budget years and current policy.

In coordination with OMB, Funds Managers and the OCFO Accounting Officer, directs the budget team in the preparation of apportionment requests and recording of budgets into the Integrated Financial Management System (IFMS).