Financial Assistant (Pathways Intern)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jun 25, 2019
Closes
Jul 01, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

For this announcement, the number of applications will be limited to 50. The vacancy will close on midnight EST of the date the application limit is reached or on the closing date listed, whichever comes first. All applications received on the date the application limit is reached will be accepted and processed

More than one selection may be made from this vacancy announcement

PLEASE NOTE THIS POSITION IS NOT A SUMMER INTERNSHIP AND IS LOCATED IN THE DC METROPOLITAN AREA

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Responsibilities

  • Research, record, and file information that pertains to corporate events including but not limited to debt rating changes, mergers, acquisitions, divestures etc.
  • Determine when to elevate transactions to case level and assess penalties for supervisory review.
  • Provide written reports using financial models graphs and charts from various sources of data to support CFRD mission.


Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
05

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. citizen
  • You may undergo a personnel security background investigation
  • Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt
  • Sign a Pathways Internship Program agreement and adhere to program requirements;
  • Obtain the approval of Pathways Program Manager prior to making any changes in academics and/or work schedule;
  • If selected, you must;
  • Maintain good academic standing and a 2.8 GPA (undergrad) and 3.0 GPA (grad);
  • Perform successfully the assigned duties listed in the position description; and
  • Adhere to all laws, rules, regulations and policies of PBGC.
  • Pathways Internship Program Requirements
  • Provide official documentation of enrollment status when requested;
  • If you are graduating at the end of the semester, you are not eligible for this position


Qualifications

BASIC QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: In order to be considered qualified for this position you must meet one of the following qualification requirements (education, experience, or a combination of education and experience):

EXPERIENCE: In order to qualify for this position based on your experience you must have one year of experience at or equivalent to the GS-04 grade level in the Federal service or equivalent to the GS-04 grade level in the private sector researching, calculating, and analyzing financial data and/or developing written summaries to explain the data. Examples may include assisting in the analysis of the financial statements to determine solvency, reviewing or testing formulas or calculations, or drafting written analysis of financial data.

COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Equivalent combinations of the education and experience above may be combined to meet the total qualification requirements.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT(S): In order to be considered and remain eligible for this position you must meet all of the following Pathways Program requirements as indicated by your transcript and/or proof of enrollment.

GPA requirement: Undergraduate students must have a semester and cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher. Graduate students must have a semester and cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. (Note: if your school uses an alternate grading system, you must submit proof of the grading system with your application or your application will not be considered).

Academic Standing Requirement: You must be (and remain) in good academic standing i.e., (you must not be on academic probation).

Enrollment Requirement: You must be and remain enrolled at least half-time.

Work Schedule Requirement: You must be available to work at least 30 hours per week.

Additional Information About the Pathways Program:

If this is your first semester, you must submit your acceptance letter and/or proof of class enrollment from an accredited institution.

Failure to send these documents will result in you being removed from consideration for this position.

All qualifications and eligibility requirements be met by the closing date of this announcement.

Education

You may qualify for this position based on education, experience or a combination of both. See the "Qualifications" section for more information.

YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE REMOVED FROM CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION IF YOU FAIL TO SUBMIT A COPY OF YOUR CURRENT UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT (NO OTHER DOCUMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED AS PROOF).

Additional Information About the Pathways Program:

If this is your first semester, you must submit A COPY OF YOUR ORIGINAL ACCEPTANCE LETTER AND A COPY OF YOUR UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT (NO OTHER DOCUMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED).

Failure to send these documents will result in you being removed from consideration for this position.

EDUCATION:

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 .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

Additional information

PBGC encourages qualified applicants with disabilities to apply. Applicants with disabilities who are interested in learning more about job opportunities are encouraged to contact PBGC's Selective Placement Program Coordinator, Donald Beasley, at (202) 326-4110 ext. 3637 or schedulea@pbgc.gov. TTY/TDD users should call the federal relay service at (800) 877-8339 and ask to be connected to (202) 326-4000 ext. 3637.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Procedures to category rating are being used for this position. If you meet the basic qualification requirements, we will further evaluate your resume and transcripts to determine the quality and extent to which your background (experience, education, training, etc.) relates to the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

1. ability to analyze financial data

2. ability to communicate financial or quantitative data analysis in writing

Based on that evaluation, we will place you in one of the following categories- 1) Gold; 2) Silver; 3) Bronze.

If, after your application has been rated by the Subject Matter Expert, you are found to meet none of the KSAS listed above, you will be placed in the Bronze category.

This assessment method does not add veterans' preference points but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category.

How veterans' preference is applied- All applicants who are eligible for veterans' preference (based on the documents submitted) will receive preference over non-veterans. 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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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

RESUME: You must submit a resume. Your resume must clearly show your expected graduation date and indicate your major. Your application package must indicate any skills and experience you possess that are related to the duties posted in the job announcement.

TRANSCRIPT(S): SUBMIT A COPY OF YOUR CURRENT OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT (NO OTHER DOCUMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED AS PROOF).

Additional Information About the Pathways Program:

If this is your first semester, you must submit A COPY OF YOUR ORIGINAL ACCEPTANCE LETTER AND A COPY OF YOUR UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT (NO OTHER DOCUMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED).

Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at- http://www.opm.gov /qualifications and information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and U.S. Department of Education websites at- http://www.opm.gov/qualifications and http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html .

COVER LETTER (OPTIONAL): Your cover letter should state your interest in this position and the strengths that you feel will make you an asset to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation. We will not use your cover letter to determine your qualifications; however, your cover letter will go to the Selecting Official along with your resume if you are referred.

VETERANS PREFERENCE: If claiming veteran's preference, you should indicate the type of veteran's preference you are claiming on your resume. For 5-point veteran's preference, you must provide a copy of your DD-214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (Member 4 copy or Member 7 copy), official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty, or other official documentation (e.g. documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that proves your military service was performed under honorable conditions. Your DD-214 must show the type of discharge and dates of active duty. If the appropriate copy of the DD-214 is not submitted and the discharge status is not confirmed, you will not receive credit for the claimed active duty military service. To gain access to your DD214 online, please visit: National Archives . For 10-point veteran's preference, including 30% or more disabled veterans, you must submit a SF-15 , Application for 10-point Veteran Preference and any documentation required by this form to support your claim. These documents must be submitted before 10-point preference can be awarded. If you fail to provide documentation required by the SF-15 you will receive 5-point preference if veterans' preference requirements have been met. Information on Veterans Preference is available in the Vet's Guide that can be found at OPM's website: Veterans Guide .

Veterans Opportunity to Work Act (VOW) : If you are currently serving on active duty you MUST submit a statement of service from your unit (on unit letterhead) identifying the branch of service, period(s) of service, campaign badges or expeditionary medals earned, type of discharge, character of service, and the date you will be separated or be on approved terminal leave. If you provide a statement of service at this stage, your preference/eligibility will be verified by a DD214 (Member 4 Copy) upon separation from the military.

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs: CTAP and ICTAP candidates must submit documents showing eligibility for selection priority (e.g., RIF separation notice, Certificate of Expected Separation, or other proof of eligibility for priority selection); an SF-50 showing the current (or former) position, grade level, promotion potential, and duty location; and the most current performance appraisal including the performance rating.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

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 .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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