Financial Specialist

Washington, D.C
Jun 23, 2022
Jun 30, 2022
Full Time

The incumbent reports directly to the Financial Manager, or Financial Director when necessary. The incumbent works independently to plan and carry out responsibilities in accordance with policies, procedures, and precedents, while keeping the supervisor apprised of necessary information. The incumbent and supervisor will regularly discuss current responsibilities and priorities. Completed work is evaluated for technical soundness, accuracy, usefulness, and conformance with requirements and needs.
  • Supports the EAC Finance Division in all areas of budget formulation, execution, and oversight for all agency programs.
  • Supports the Finance Division by collecting financial data from financial systems; reviewing and monitoring financial schedules and financial reports; assisting in preparing EAC reports and collecting audit deliverables for required audits; and engaging in other miscellaneous financial activities in support of budget and financial management functions.
  • Reviews agency budget documents, projections, accounting data, and written justification narratives with a strong attention to detail.
  • Works regularly with Finance Division staff to field inquiries and respond to data calls from the Office of Management and Budget and Congressional points of contact as necessary.
  • Assists the Finance Division with executing and monitoring Interagency Agreements (IAAs) and Commercial Agreements.
  • Monitors and reviews draft appropriations language, or other relevant legislation, to assess financial impacts for the agency.
  • Monitors, researches, and resolves open obligations from prior fiscal years, and conducts necessary accounting research on obligations and invoices.
  • Assists with reviewing, tracking and reconciling Division's monthly Citicard purchase card transactions.
  • Assists in the development and tracking of the various divisions budgets within the agency.
  • Supports the development, implementation, and maintenance of agency's financial internal policies, procedures, and standard operating procedures in a manner that helps the agency best achieve its mission and ensure compliance with federal laws and regulations.
  • Provides support to the EAC on various administrative duties as needed; serves as subject matter expert in financial and general administrative areas; composes administrative correspondence for the agency; and uses a variety of programs to produce other material as necessary, including preparing spreadsheets or presentations and managing calendars.

Interpersonal Effectiveness: Possesses skills in responding appropriately and effectively to a variety of groups and individuals, both internal and external to the agency, at various levels of government. Demonstrates an ability to be tactful and to treat others with respect. Shows skills in developing networks, achieving cooperation, and collaborating with others to achieve desired outcomes.

Communications: Delivers clear, effective communication and takes responsibility for understanding others.

Attention to Detail: Ensures information is complete and accurate, and follows up with others to ensure that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled.

Customer Service: Demonstrates a commitment to public service; serves and satisfies internal and external customers; holds self accountable for quality outcomes.

Teamwork: Works well in a team environment and helps others to accomplish objectives. Shows an ability to independently seek out information and solutions as necessary.


Conditions of Employment

  • Candidates must meet all qualifications prior to the closing date of this announcement.
  • Candidates must be a US Citizen.
  • This position is subject to a (1) year probationary period.


Specialized Experience:
Bachelor's degree required, or comparable experience gained in finance.


Bachelor's degree required, or comparable experience gained in finance.

Additional information


A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. .

Other Information

You must submit all required information by the closing date. If materials are not received, your application will be evaluated solely on the information available and you may not receive full consideration or may not be considered eligible. The materials you send with your application will not be returned.

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If you use public transportation, part of your transportation costs may be subsidized.

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