Financial Analyst-DE

Washington D.C.
Jan 24, 2019
Jan 24, 2019
Analyst, Finance
Full Time

Occasional travel - Less than 10%

Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Recruitment incentives may be authorized for this position, if applicable.

  • You must be a U.S. citizen
  • You may undergo a personnel security background investigation
  • Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt
  • 1 year probationary period required unless met during prior Federal service
  • Applicants selected for employment will be required to complete an OF-306
  • All qualification and eligibility requirements must be met by the announcement closing date.

    You may start at $56,233, if you meet the following minimum qualification requirements.

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:  Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience at the GS-07 grade level in the Federal sector equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the private sector analyzing corporate financial transactions or performing credit analysis. Examples may include performing corporate financial analysis, corporate credit analysis, or analyzing accounting data or restructuring plans.

    Applicants may be qualified based on education and/or experience as described below.  In order for education to qualify, it must have been in one of the following major fields of study - finance, business administration, economics, accounting, insurance, engineering, mathematics, banking and credit, law, real estate operations, statistics, or other fields related to the position, such as agriculture, agricultural economics, farm, livestock or ranch management, or rural sociology.

    1) master's or equivalent graduate degree; OR 2) 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; OR 3) A LL.B. or J.D., if related; OR 4) A combination of education and experience -- combination of successfully completed post high school education and experience may be used to meet total qualification requirements at this grade level.

    Education may be substituted for the following specialized experience; however, such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work (if applicable).

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    To be considered under a special hiring authority such as the Schedule A appointing authority for persons with disabilities; the Veterans' Recruitment Appointment(VRA) authority; the direct-hire authority to appoint veterans with service-connected disabilities of 30 percent or more; Peace Corps or VISTA service; or another excepted service/special hire authority, you must submit documentation to support your claim for eligibility with your application package. For more details, visit Federal Hiring Flexibilities.

    PBGC encourages qualified applicants with disabilities to apply. Applicants with disabilities who are interested in learning more about job opportunities under the Schedule A Hiring Authority and other available hiring flexibilities and authorities are encouraged to contact PBGC’s Selective Placement Program Coordinator, Donald Beasley, at (202) 326-4000 ext. 3637 or TTY/TDD users should call the federal relay service at (800) 877-8339 and ask to be connected to (202) 326-4000 ext 3637.

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

    Category Rating is being used for this position. You will respond to a series of questions designed to assess your possession of the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) below. Be sure that your resume contains accurate and sufficient information that clearly supports your responses to all of the questions. Your responses to the questions must be substantiated by your resume and/or supporting documentation. If you exaggerate or falsify your experience, education and/or your responses to questions, your ratings will be changed and you may be removed from employment consideration.

    The KSAs for the position are: 

    1.  knowledge of economic and financial theories and accounting principles

    2.  ability to develop background information for use in financial analyses of business entities

    3.  ability to analyze written financial information

    The Category Rating Method 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 eligibles within each category. Preference eligibles who meet minimum qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent are listed in the highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-9 grade level or higher. A selecting official may make selections from the highest quality category (Gold) provided no preference eligible in that category is passed over to select a non-preference eligible in that category unless the requirements of 5 U.S.C 3317(b) or 3318(b) are satisfied.

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