Supervisory Financial Resources Specialist

Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Jul 13, 2017
Jul 24, 2017
Finance, Management
Full Time

America's Combat Logistics Support Agency

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) is a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) agency. DLA provides worldwide logistics support for the missions of the Military Departments and the Unified Combatant Commands under conditions of peace and war. It also provides logistics support to other DoD Components and certain Federal agencies, foreign governments, international organizations, and others as authorized.  

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel may be required

  • No

  • Must complete initial online questionnaire and additional assessment(s)
  • See Conditions of Employment for requirements related to this position.
  • To qualify for a Supervisory Financial Resources Specialist your resume and supporting documentation must support:

    A. Specialized Experience:  One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) or competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position, and is directly in or related to this position.  To qualify at the GS-13 level, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector. Creditable specialized experience includes:

    • Providing direct supervision to and operational oversight of the Finance team;
    • Serving as a technical expert/financial advisor in all areas of financial management relative to programming, planning, budgeting, and executing a multi-billion dollar budget.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills and abilities) in the following areas:

    • Knowledge of financial planning and program operations.
    • Skill with process improvement.
    • Ability to interpret, develop, and implement financial policies and regulations.
    • Knowledge of supervisory/managerial competencies including professionalism, leadership, teamwork, oral and written communication, strategic focus, responsibility and accountability and innovation and initiative, customer service and resource stewardship.

    Technical Competencies:  

    • Financial Management
    • Process Improvement Methodology

    Work Schedule: Full-Time
    Tour of Duty: Flexible
    Overtime Work: Occasionally
    Security Requirements: Non-Critical Sensitive/Secret
    Drug Testing Designated Position: Yes
    Fair Labor Standards Act: Exempt
    Bargaining Unit Position: No
    Supervisory Probation:  Required
    Completion of Supervisory Certification Program: Yes
    Emergency Essential: No
    Reemployed Annuitant: Does Not Meet Criteria
    The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at:
    For an explanation of the conditions of employment, please review the definitions at:


    This position requires DoD Financial Management Level 3 certification.  Employees are allotted 2 years in which to achieve the Financial Management certification requirements in accordance with DoD Instruction 1300.26, DoD Directive 5118.03 and section 1599d of Title 10, United States Code.  Once certified, members of the Financial Management workforce have a continuing requirement for professional education and training in order to maintain and improve their Financial Management proficiency and skills. 



    This is a supervisory position; candidates must have demonstrated or shown the potential to develop the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to accomplish the strategic goals and plans of the enterprise.  A supervisor should have traits of leadership, positive thinking, genuine interest in people, initiative, decisiveness, tact and courtesy, fairness, integrity, teaching ability, and self-confidence.  A supervisory probationary period may be required. Applicants should describe any experience or responsibilities which could be used in relation to the supervisory requirements of this position.

    As a Supervisory Financial Resources Specialist, you will be responsible for the following duties:

    • Manages the planning, programming and execution of a multi-billion dollar DoD budget for a specific supply chain operating under the tenets of the Defense Working Capital Fund, Supply Business Area.
    • Supervises the integrated analysis of financial performance to ensure consistency with approved budget policies and programs of Center budgetary requirements.
    • Plans, directs, coordinates, and supervises the technical and administrative work of the organization.
    • Collaborates with other specialists to coordinate changes or resolve problems with the budget or in operations, to ensure consistency among decisions.
    • Assists in achieving the Agency strategic plans, goals and objectives. 

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