Financial Director

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jul 03, 2017
Closes
Jul 18, 2017
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

This position is located within the Office of Management and Museum Services (OMMS), National Museum of American History (NMAH) of the Smithsonian Institution (SI). The incumbent functions as Chief Financial Manager, with continuing responsibility and authority for NMAH financial management including budget, accounting, procurement and audit. He/she is the key advisor to the Associate Director, Director and other senior management on the financial aspects of managing NMAH programs and resources, In addition, the incumbent functions as full Deputy to the Associate Director for Management and Museum Services.

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TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Pass Pre-employment Background Investigation
  • Maintain a Bank Account for Direct Deposit/Electronic Transfer
  • Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered with Selective Service.
  • May be required to serve an 18-month probationary period for supervisors.




  • Experience GS-14:

    You qualify for this position if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system.

    For this position Specialized experience is defined as: functioning as a Chief Financial Manager, or similar role, with responsibility and authority for financial management, including budget, accounting, procurement and audits; additionally must have experience within the financial aspects of managing complex, multi-disciplinary personnel, programs and resources in a cultural institution.





    Experience GS-15:



    You qualify for this position if you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 level in the Federal Service or comparable pay band system.



    For this position Specialized experience is defined as: functioning as Chief Financial Manager, or similar role, setting the financial goals of the organization, with responsibility and authority for financial management, including budget, accounting, procurement and audits; additionally must have experience within the financial aspects of managing complex, multi-disciplinary personnel, programs and resources in a cultural institution.

    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 directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Part-time and/or unpaid experience related to this position will be considered to determine the total number of years and months of experience. Be sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hours worked each week.

    Qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of the job announcement closing date.

    For information on qualification requirements, see Qualification Standards Handbook for General Schedule Positions viewable on the web at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.

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    DUTIES:


    • Oversees the development, justification, execution and control of NMAH’s Federal and Trust budgets.
    • Establishes budget and financial operating policies and procedures.
    • Serves as the museums primary procurement officer, directing and overseeing the procurement program and works in establishing internal policies and procedures.
    • Conducts and oversees internal audits for the purpose of reviewing programs and projects in support of museum operations, ensuring they are financially sound.
    • Coordinates with the Institutions Office of Inspector General and other SI offices to determine what audits will be performed, when they will take place and who will take part.
    • Exercises the full-range of supervisory duties to Federal and Trust employees and contracted staff.