Financial Management Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Arlington, Virginia
Posted
Mar 29, 2019
Closes
Mar 29, 2019
Function
Finance, Management
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Not required


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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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.
  • Status candidates must meet time-in-grade (see Qualifications).
  • Background and security investigation for Top Secret Clearance.
  • Financial Management Specialist, GS-501-12

    Specialized experience at the GS-12 level is experience which has demonstrated the ability to implement budgetary and financial policies; interpret and assess the impact of new and revised legislative and procedural directives on the formulation and execution of budgets, accounting and reporting requirements. Specialized experience includes: applying knowledge of automated accounting and information systems in order to modify financial systems and maintain financial records; executing, maintaining, and auditing financial transactions; monitoring expenditures; reconciling, documenting and authorizing funds and records of expenses; and reviewing financial reports and resolving discrepancies.

    Other examples of specialized experience at the GS-12 level include:

    - Preparing obligating and payment related documents, including travel items, for processing and recording in the financial and travel systems;
    - Experience filing financial statements and compiling financial data;
    - Experience maintaining internal financial control systems;
    - Experience using financial software and systems for developing budgets and forecasting;
    - Providing guidance and oversight of the process by which invoices receive prompt payment;
    - Preparing financial management documents to provide managers with the status of funds and updates on other financial matters;
    - Assisting with the preparation and review of financial and management reports and financial analysis, including system review, updating and maintenance, and the production of documents, statements and reports; and
    - Ensuring that all financial transactions and reports are accurate, thorough, and conform to internal and external requirements

    Financial Management Specialist, GS-501-13

    Specialized experience at the GS-13 level is demonstrated professional experience in financial management sufficient to implement budgetary and financial policies; interpret, assess and provide guidance on the impact of new and revised legislative and procedural directives as they pertain to the formulation and execution of budgets, accounting and reporting requirements. Specialized experience includes: applying knowledge of automated accounting and information systems in order to modify financial systems and maintain financial records; executing, maintaining, and auditing financial transactions; monitoring expenditures; reconciling, documenting and authorizing funds and records of expenses; and reviewing financial reports and resolving discrepancies.

    Examples of specialized experience at the GS-13 level include:

    - Experience assisting with reviews and evaluations of accounting policies and programs, including audit follow up and account reconciliation;
    - Preparing obligating and payment related documents, including travel items, for processing and recording in the financial and travel systems;
    - Experience filing financial statements and compiling complex financial data;
    - Experience testing, implementing, coordinating and maintaining internal financial control system;
    - Experience using complex financial software and systems for developing budgets and forecasting;
    - Providing guidance and oversight to managers on the process by which invoices receive prompt payment;
    - Preparing financial management documents to provide managers with the status of funds and updates on other financial matters;
    - Preparing and reviewing financial and management reports and financial analysis, including system review, updating and maintenance, and the production of documents, statements and reports.
    - Ensuring that all financial transactions and reports are accurate, thorough, and conform to internal and external requirements; and
    - Applying analytical methods and techniques to identify and recommend solutions to financial management issues.


    Only experience and education obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.

    TIME-IN-GRADE: Current career or career-conditional employees of the Federal government, or former career or career-conditional employees, who have a break in service of less than one year, are required to meet the time-in-grade restriction of one year of Federal experience at the next lower grade, with few exceptions outlined in 5 CFR 300.603(b).

    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.

    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp).

    Appointment Authorities: For more information on appointment authority eligibility requirements: Persons with Disabilities-Schedule A
    Special Hiring Authorities for Veterans
    Special Hiring Authority for Certain Military Spouses
    Other Special Appointment Authorities
    OPM Interchange Agreement and Other Miscellaneous Authorities
    Telework Suitability:
    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.

    Stipulations of Employment:

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

    Applicants must be eligible to obtain and keep a Top Secret security clearance. Appointment is subject to the successful completion of a background investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for termination.

    Work Schedule:

    This position allows for a flexible work schedule.

    Miscellaneous:

    TDA 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 http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify.

    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: https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=Alternate_Application_Information

    This vacancy announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 90 days.

    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.

    This position is being advertised concurrently with vacancy announcement # TDA-19-DE-10444933-WO using Delegated Examining procedures and is open to all US citizens. If interested, refer to that announcement to apply under Delegated Examining procedures. NOTE: You must apply separately to each announcement in order to be considered under both.

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

    Once the application process is complete, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. 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
    • Attention to Detail
    • Technical Competency ? Accounting
    • Technical Competency ? Financial Management
    • Written Communication

    Read more Security clearance Top Secret

    Drug test required No


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