Financial Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Oct 07, 2019
Closes
Oct 13, 2019
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This is a Bargaining Unit position.
This is not a (drug) testing designated position (TDP).

This position is located with the Small Business Administration, Office of Capital Access, Office of Credit Risk Management, Regulated Institution Oversight Division located in Washington, DC.

As the Financial Analyst you will be responsible for conducting lender oversight activities for the Agency's lending partners and carrying out policy, program and portfolio analysis.
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Responsibilities

  • Conducts special analysis and reviews of SBA portfolios, programs, lenders underwriting, process and servicing through basic examination work methods, techniques, procedures, financial principles and operating principles.
  • Evaluates SBA lenders and loan portfolios based on pertinent laws, regulations, policies, and directives which govern SBA loan programs.
  • Plans, conducts, and completes reviews for a government program or a loan program.
  • Prepares various reports based on input from other departments, advisory material on financial programs, policies, regulations, and legislation.
  • Analyzes lender data prior to risk review to identify areas of review concentration and persistency of previous problem through in-depth data analysis.
  • Prepares written reports and briefing packages including reports and summaries with result of lender reviews.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - Travel to out of state financial institutions is required.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen
  • You must successfully complete a background investigation.
  • You may be required to serve a one-year probationary period.


Qualifications

For the GS-13: You must have at least one-year (12-months) of specialized work experience equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service (obtained in either the private or public sector) performing duties such as portfolio oversight, monitoring lenders, scheduling reviews, analyzing results, identifying required actions and follow up. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience.

Merit promotion applicants must meet time-in-grade requirement as defined in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F. One year at the GS-12 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-13 level.

Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review on OPM's Qualifications web site. https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/1100/financial-analysis-series-1160/

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.

All qualification requirements must be met by 11:59 pm (Eastern Time) on 10/10/2019.

Education

Education may not be substituted for experience for this position.

Additional information

New federal employees will start at the GS-13, Step 1, $99,172 Per Year.

The Full Performance Level of this position is a GS-13.

Physical Requirements: The work is sedentary in nature; there are no unusual physical demands.

Work Environment: The work is usually performed in an office setting.

Travel: Travel to out of state financial institutions to participate in examinations is required.

SUITABILITY, CLEARANCE & REQUIREMENTS: A background investigation may be required for all new hires. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for termination.

Career and InterAgency Career Transition Assistance Programs: If you are applying for a special selection priority under SBA's Career Transition Assistance Plan (open to surplus SBA employees only) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (open to surplus and displaced Federal employees), you must:
  • meet CTAP eligibility criteria;
  • be rated well-qualified for the position with a rating of 85 or above based on the competencies listed below; and
  • submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP eligibility. For more information: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp
  • Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. For additional information visit www.sss.gov .

    Consistent with work requirements and current SBA Policy, and all applicable provisions of the collective bargaining agreement with AFGE the SBA offers employees opportunities to perform work at an alternative location (e.g. home).

    Telework may be available. For information on Telework visit: http://www.telework.gov/

    Additional vacancies may be filled from this vacancy announcement if additional vacancies occur within 180 days of the date the certificates were issued.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    Applicants meeting basic eligibility requirements will be further evaluated based on the information provided in the Occupational Questionnaire.
    You will be rated based on your responses to the occupational questionnaire.

    To preview this questionnaire, click on the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10602337 .

    The occupational questions relate to the following Competencies required to do the work of this position:

    • Accounting
    • Communication
    • Federal Loan Programs
    • Information Management
    • Lending/Underwriting
    • Problem Solving
    • Written Communication


    All qualified Non Competitive applicants and the best qualified Merit Promotion applicants will be referred to the hiring manager for consideration.

    Career and InterAgency Career Transition Assistance Programs: If you are applying for a special selection priority under SBA's Career Transition Assistance Plan (open to surplus SBA employees only) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (open to surplus and displaced Federal employees). To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet CTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above based on the competencies listed above; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP eligibility. For more information: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Not Required

    Drug test required
    No

    Position sensitivity and risk
    Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

    Trust determination process
    Suitability/Fitness

    Required Documents

    1. Your Resume - must contain the following information:
    • Name, address, telephone number, email address;
    • Supervisor's contact information, if available (indicate if you would prefer to be notified before your supervisor is contacted);
    • Job Title (if Federal Service, provide series and grade; if not in GS plan, provide GS equivalent grade);
    • If qualifying based on related unpaid (e.g. volunteer service) experience, you must provide hours worked per week and beginning/ending dates (mm/dd/yyyy to mm/dd/yyyy);
    • If other than full time you must provide hours worked per week.
    • An integral part of our selection process includes the completion of reference checks. Please provide the names and telephone numbers of three professional references (e.g., current and/or former supervisors, college or university professors, managers or coordinators of volunteer activities, etc.) who know your qualifications relative to this position and who we can contact to verify your credentials. Do not list personal friends or relatives.
    • PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume/application does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s). Your resume must contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make a qualification determination. Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates (mm/dd/yyyy - mm/dd/yyyy) of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level.
    • Should you submit multiple resumes, only the latest uploaded resume will be reviewed.
    2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire
    3. In addition to the online application (resume and responses to the occupational questionnaire), you are required to submit the following forms, if applicable. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure all documents are legible:
    • Federal employees must submit proof of your permanent career/career-conditional competitive status ("1" or "2" in Tenure, block 24 and "1" in Position Occupied, block 34). Submit SF-50 showing current grade and tenure and an SF-50 showing highest (permanent) grade ever held, if different. NOTE: An award or detail SF-50 will not be accepted as proof of status.
    • If you are using education as a substitution for experience (the announcement will state whether this is allowed), or if there is an educational requirement for this position, you must submit a copy of your transcripts (unofficial or official) that clearly describes your qualifying education. If selected, official transcripts will be required;
    • If you are claiming Veteran status, you must submit a copy of all required documents to support your claim (including a DD-214 showing character of service)--see VetGuide ;
    • To receive consideration for a special appointment authority (30%, severely disabled, Peace Corps, ICTAP, VRA), you must submit all required documentation supporting your claim for Special Appointing Authorities ;
    • Veterans who are still in the service may be granted tentative preference on the basis of information contained in their applications, but they must produce a DD-214 (showing the character of service) or other proof of service to receive consideration for veterans' preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit FedsHireVets.gov .


    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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