Financial Management Technician

7 days left

Falls Church, Virginia
Oct 20, 2017
Oct 28, 2017
Finance, Management
Full Time

AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Current permanent SSA employees in Falls Church, VA [including Alexandria (Ford Ave.) and Arlington, VA] Baltimore, MD/Washington, DC Headquarters, OCO Baltimore, MD/WBDOC, Philadelphia Region III and employees filing under the SSA-4100 provision.

The SSA-4100 provision applies to employees whose permanent or temporary duty station is outside of the Falls Church, VA [including Alexandria (Ford Ave.) and Arlington, VA] Baltimore, MD/Washington, DC Headquarters, OCO Baltimore, MD/WBDOC, Philadelphia Region III.
Employees who currently have an Availability for Assignment form (SSA-4100) on file will not be automatically considered for this position. Employees applying under the 4100 process must complete the electronic filing procedures listed in the How to Apply section.

Applications for noncompetitive consideration will be accepted from SSA employees in the area of consideration who are currently serving under the following types of appointments: Schedule A, Reg. 213.3102 (U) appointments for individuals with disabilities; Veterans Recruitment Appointments; and time limited appointments for veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. Applicants serving under these provisions do not need to submit copies of your disability or Veteran's documentation. However, you must submit a current SF-50 that provides information on the appointment authority under which you were hired. Otherwise, you will not receive non-competitive consideration.

NOTE: Excepted service employees serving under Schedule A appointments for Attorney positions or Pathways Programs appointments (Presidential Management Fellows, Recent Graduates, and Interns) are not eligible for consideration.

LOCATION: This position is located in the Office of Budget, Facilities and Security, Division of Finance and Budget Analysis, Funding Execution Branch, One Skyline Tower, Falls Church, VA

TOUR OF DUTY: Flextime; Alternate work schedules may be available.

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Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • All application materials must be received by the closing date.
  • Applicants must be in good standing.
  • Applicants must have a fully successful rating of record.
  • Official Personnel Folders will not be reviewed.
  • Requests for copies of application documents will not be accepted.
  • All application forms submitted become the property of SSA Human Resources.
  • Applicants will be rated using a 100-point scale and evaluated according to the following criteria:

    • Experience Assessment: 50 points
    • Performance Appraisal: 35 points
    • Awards: 10 points
    • Career Achievements: 5 points
    The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are necessary to perform the duties of the position:

    Knowledge of government travel card rules and regulations. (Maximum Points: 12)
    Skill in interpreting budget and policy guidance. (Maximum Points: 13)
    Skill in interpreting payroll policy and guidance. (Maximum Points: 12)
    Ability to communicate orally and in writing. (Maximum Points: 13)

    Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience at the GS-7 level, or equivalent, which is in or related to the work of the position to be filled and has equipped applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Such experience includes knowledge of the procedures and techniques involved in carrying out the work of an organization and involves application of procedures and practices within the framework of established guidelines; general knowledge of cost estimating techniques and the financial accounting system; knowledge of payroll systems and time and attendance policies and procedures. Education may be substituted but will be evaluated on an individual basis.

    Qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

    Applicants for promotion must have 52 weeks at GS-7.

    Time in grade requirement must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

    Position to be filled under the provisions of the SSA/AFGE Merit Promotion Plan. Additional selections may be made within 3 months of the date of the initial selection.

    LOCALITY PAY: Salary will be set in accordance with locality pay provisions. Candidates currently receiving a higher locality pay than the office applied for are advised that should they be selected, they will lose entitlement to the higher locality pay.


    This position is eligible for telework.

    Relocation expenses will not be paid.

    This is a moderate risk public trust position. The selected employee will be required to complete a Standard Form 85p, Questionnaire for Public Trust Positions, in order to have the appropriate investigation conducted, unless the employee has been previously certified eligible to occupy a position at this level.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Applicants will be assessed using the rating criteria listed in the following link:

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