The Office of the Controller manages the Department's appropriations, budget and finance functions through the activities of the Budget Staff, Finance Staff, Asset Forfeiture Management Staff and Debt Collection Management Staff.
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The Director, Budget Staff provides staff leadership for the (1) development, direction and execution of Department-wide budget operations; (2) promotion, planning and conduct of budgetary review efforts throughout the Department to assist top-level officials in the assessment of objectives, performance, and efficiency; and (3) Department-wide funds control.
Prepares the Department's budget for presentation to the Department's senior leadership; the Office of Management and Budget; and Congressional Appropriations and Authorizing Committees.
Develops uniform systems for the development of budget proposals, financial operating plans, obligation and outlay controls, and the development and analysis of financial performance indicators; recommends alternatives for approval to the Assistant Attorney General for Administration, as appropriate.
In conjunction with the Office of Legislative Affairs and the immediate Office of the Controller, maintains effective liaison with the Office of Management and Budget, the Department of the Treasury, the Congressional Budget Office and Congressional appropriations, authorizing and budget committees on budgetary and program matters.
Participates in systematic analyses of operating programs throughout the Department to assess their impact or effectiveness in attaining their stated objectives or to assess their efficiency, with particular emphasis on resource planning and control.
Maintains budgetary history and status of current Congressional appropriations, amendments, and supplemental appropriation actions; and keeping abreast of appropriation committee actions.
Participates in the design and implementation of the Department's financial management strategy to monitor planned and actual program performance and resource utilization throughout each stage of the budget formulation and execution cycle.
Formulates proposals for the effective and economical execution of programs, including proposals for modification, curtailment, elimination, or expansion of programs and activities.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.