Washington D.C.
Oct 23, 2017
Oct 23, 2017
Analyst, Finance
Full Time

This position is part of the African Development Foundation. The incumbent will serve as a Financial Management Analyst in the complex management and execution of the organization's financial programs by performing duties and assigned projects that are assigned by the Accounting Division.

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  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by background investigation.
  • Direct Deposit of pay is required.
  • Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt.
  • Only experience and education obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.

    If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility. If applicable, you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form. Failure to provide this documentation may result in a non preference determination. For more information on veterans' preference (see

    To qualify at the GS-9 grade level, you must possess one of the following:
    A. A Master's or equivalent graduate degree
    B. 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree
    C. An equivalent combination of education or experience.
    D. 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-7 grade level in the Federal government. Examples of specialized experience include: obtaining, compiling, and summarizing narrative information and quantitative data for use by others within the office; verifying the costs of line items in the budget and entering the costs in standard forms and schedules; or extracting budget and program data from computer printouts of accounting records, forms, and reports for use by co-workers.

    To qualify at the GS-11 grade level, you must possess one of the following:
    A. Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree
    B. 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree
    C. An equivalent combination of education and experience.
    D. 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-9 grade level in the Federal government. Examples of specialized experience include: employing organization's missions, functions, goals, objectives, work processes, and sources of funding; performing commonly used budget and/or finance practices, procedures, regulations, precedents, policies, and guides that specifically pertain to the work assigned in order to relate needs and accomplishments of the organization to anticipated and/or actual dollar figures in the budget; utilizing sources of factual data about budgeting and/or finance matters relevant to assigned tasks; working independently on routine or continuing assignments related to financial management.

    A written test is not required.

    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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    If qualifying based on EDUCATION you MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: (1) official or unofficial transcripts are acceptable, or (2) you may submit a list with all of your courses, grades, semester, year, and credit for the course. All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.

    Only education from institutions which are accredited or preaccredited/candidate for accreditation may be used to meet education requirements.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit:

    The duties of this position are suitable for occasional telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval and if they meet the eligibility criterion in the 2010 Telework Act.

    Conditions of Employment:
    Selection may require completion of a 1-year probationary period.

    Work Schedule:
    This position allows for a flexible work schedule.

    ADF uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit

    This position is being advertised concurrently with vacancy announcement #ADF-17-MP-10057637AM using Merit Promotion procedures. If interested, refer to that announcement to determine if you meet merit promotion requirements and can apply to that announcement. NOTE: You must apply separately to each announcement in order to be considered under both.

    If selection is made below the full performance level, promotion up to the full performance level may be made without further competition. However, promotion(s) will depend on the performance of the incumbent and are not guaranteed.

    If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application:

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

    For Category Rating: Once the application process is complete, qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. The category assignment is a measure of the degree in which your background matches the competencies required for this position. The categories for this announcement are defined as: Best-Qualified, Well-Qualified, and Qualified. Your resume and supporting documentation will then be used to determine if you are qualified for this job. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

    • Analytical Thinking
    • Decision Making
    • Legal, Government, & Jurisprudence
    • Technical Competency - Accounting Operations
    • Technical Competency - Automated Accounting & Business Related Systems

    The Category Rating Process does not add veterans' preference points or apply the "rule of three," but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligible within each category. Preference eligibles who meet the minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent must be listed in the highest quality category (except in the case of scientific or professional positions at the GS-09 level or higher).

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