Senior Financial Analyst (Data Analysis), CG-1160-14

Washington D.C.
Aug 24, 2018
Aug 24, 2018
Analyst, Finance
Full Time

Occasional travel - This position requires overnight travel.

Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Relocation benefits will be provided.


U.S. Citizenship is required.

Registration with the Selective Service.

Employee may be relocated to any duty location to meet management needs.

Employment Conditions.

Completion of Confidential Financial Disclosure may be required.

Moderate Risk Position - Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) required.

Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. 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. Additional qualifications information can be found here.

Applicants must have one year specialized experience equivalent to at least the grade 13 level or higher in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience leading or performing analytical projects for the purpose of determining financial valuations or risk-measurement of commercial and residential mortgage loan portfolios;  conducting statistical and financial analysis to identify trends, patterns and outliers in data; planning and managing complex projects; and using statistical analysis system (SAS) and structured query language (SQL) to collect and manipulate data required for analysis. 

There is no substitution of education for the experience for this position.  

Applicants eligible for ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program) must achieve a score of 80 “well qualified” for this position.  For more information, click here.

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If selected, you may be required to serve a probationary period.

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

Your resume and the online assessment questionnaire will be reviewed to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements outlined in this announcement.  Therefore, it is imperative that your resume contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make the qualification. Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level.

Your resume will also be evaluated to measure your responses to the assessment questions. If you rated yourself higher on the questionnaire than what is supported by your resume, your overall qualifications assessment may be adversely affected.

If you are found qualified, you will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. These category assignments are a measure of the degree in which your background and responses to the assessment questions match the competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) listed below. Within these categories, candidates eligible for veterans’ preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.

  1. Knowledge of the financial services industry, its laws, rules, regulations and its unique interrelationships with business both in private and public sectors, and the ability to use this knowledge to resolve problems in the analysis of risk sharing agreements using new, unique, or improved methods, approaches, practices, or procedures.
  2. Knowledge of the laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures applicable to resolution strategies.
  3. Knowledge of financial theory, its tools and techniques (such as financial modeling, statistical analysis and simulation techniques) to resolve complex financial matters and to illustrate and support conclusions about business management practices and trends in the financial institutions industry.  Experience in forecasting, program evaluation and computing optimization.
  4. Ability to apply accounting, finance, economic, and statistical principles and practices to illustrate and support conclusions about an institution’s financial condition and trends.
  5. Ability to communicate in writing, through reports and publications, highly technical results of statistical and financial analyses to senior level FDIC officials.
  6. Ability to make oral presentations, to relate findings and recommendations and identify issues and problems clearly, concisely, and effectively.
  7. Skill in use of the Statistical Analysis System (SAS) and Structured Query Language (SQL) to analyze large datasets from different data sources and model the shared loss agreements related to risk measures, such as forward loss rates and recoveries of prior losses.
  8. Knowledge of and experience in econometrics to formulate Probability of Default/Loss Given Default solutions to help mitigate risk exposures under the shared loss agreements.

You do not need to respond separately to these KSAs.  Your answers to the online questionnaire and resume will serve as responses to the KSAs.

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