Financial Management Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Arlington, Virginia
Posted
Mar 19, 2019
Closes
Mar 27, 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.
  • 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.

    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.

    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 Sectret 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.

    This position is being advertised concurrently with vacancy announcement # TDA-19-MP-10444491-WO 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.

    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.

    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

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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
    • Attention to Detail
    • Technical Competency ? Accounting
    • Technical Competency ? Financial Management
    • Written Communication


    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).

    Read more Security clearance Top Secret

    Drug test required No


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