Program Analyst (Financial), GS-0343-14
Occasional travel - Occasional travel is required.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.
To qualify for the GS-14: Applicants must possess specialized experience equivalent to 1 year of experience at the next lower grade level (GS-13) that is similar to experience gained in the Federal sector. Examples of specialized experience include:
- Analyzing program policies developing by other offices to evaluate the design, implementation, and resulting effectiveness of intervention programs.
- Researching earned value and business case analysis techniques.
- Supporting a program manager in conducting Earned Value Management (EVM) analysis, trend analysis, Integrated Baseline Reviews, Surveillance Reviews and other EVM analysis across multiple projects.
- Providing interpretations of financial reports, statements, and data that point out trends, identify deviations from standards and/or plan and project data.
- Participating in the budget execution by proactively communicating with program/budget analysts.
Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular ability, skill, and knowledge to successfully perform the duties of this position and is typically in or related to this line of work.
National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): 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.
The Office of Personnel management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule, C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.
This position does not have a positive education requirement.
Applicants will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment (OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitability for employment determinations. If you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to complete/make updates to the OF-306 and to sign and certify the accuracy of all information in your application, prior to entry on duty. False statements on any part of the application may result in withdrawal of offer of employment, dismissal after beginning work, or imprisonment.
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Recruitment incentives may be authorized.
All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit.
For Veterans' preference eligibility, visit Veterans' Employment Resources. Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. See the required documents section of the announcement.
More than 1 selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade, and unit occur within 45 days from the date the certificate was issued.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application and hiring process, please contact 202-795-6255. Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit Reasonable Accommodation
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
We will review your résumé and supporting documentation to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be referred for consideration. The following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities are needed to perform this job:
- Knowledge of a wide range of qualitative and/or quantitative methods for the assessment and improvement of AC&I program effectiveness or the improvement of complex management processes and systems.
- Knowledge of the range of administrative laws, policies, regulations, and precedents applicable to the administration of acquisition program including Federal Government accounting and budgetary procedures and structure.
- Knowledge of agency program goals and objectives, appropriation authority and limitation, the sequence and timing of key program events and milestones, and methods of evaluating the worth of program accomplishments.
- Skill to plan, organize, direct team work study work and to negotiate effectively with management.
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