Supervisory Financial Management Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Sep 30, 2020
Closes
Oct 06, 2020
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Department of Labor (DOL), Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP), Division of Financial Administration (DFA), Branch of Financial Analysis and Performance (BFAP), located in Washington, DC.

This position is outside the bargaining unit.

The full performance level of this position is GS-15.

Additional selections may be made from this announcement.

Learn more about this agency

Responsibilities

For the GS-15:

Plans, organizes, and directs the activities of the Branch of Financial Analysis and Performance - ensuring that assigned projects and programs are compliant.

Plans and schedules work in the branch in a manner that promotes smooth flow and even distribution.

Exercises supervisory personnel management responsibilities.

Identifies employee developmental needs and provides or arranges for training (formal and on-the-job) to maintain and improve job performance.

Represents the Agency on a variety of sensitive and/or potentially controversial matters involving internal and external stakeholders.

Oversees and manages an array of OWCP financial management and performance management programs.

Oversees financial and program audits and communicates effectively regarding program requirements.

Provides overall direction regarding the management of the interagency agreement with OCFO for Agency accounting functions.

Provides guidance and direction regarding the preparation of actuarial liability estimates for three (3) OWCP Programs.

Oversees the preparation of Statement of Social Insurance for the Black Lung Program,coordinating with OCFO as necessary to ensure accuracy of numbers, satisfactory explanations of any variances from the prior year, and timely completion.

Oversees financial systems development and financial reporting initiatives.

Oversees Agency-wide performance management - ensuring that staff coordinates with the Performance Management Center (PMC), Program Heads, and Agency Director to complete all deliverables per established policies and guidelines.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training, conferences, meetings or other mandatory interactions, as scheduled.

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
15 - This position is at the Full-Performance Level (FPL).

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be at least 16 years old and a U.S. Citizen.
  • Appointment to this position may require a background investigation.
  • Requires a probationary period if the requirement has not been met.
  • Reference the "Required Documents" section for additional requirements.


Applicants must meet time-in-grade, time-after-competitive-appointment and qualifications requirements within 30 calendar days after the closing date of the vacancy to be eligible for consideration for selection.

Federal Employees Please Note: Your SF-50 must include enough information to be able to determine that time-in-grade requirements have been met and reflects your position title, pay plan/series/grade, tenure and the type of appointment (i.e. competitive/excepted). In some cases you may need to submit more than one SF-50.

Reference the "Required Documents" section for additional requirements.

Qualifications

For the GS-15: Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level,GS-14, in the Federal Service that is typically in or related to the position being advertised. Specialized experience is described as: experience overseeing program segments that includes:financial analysis, financial management and systems, accounting, actuarial liability projections, audit support and oversight, and internal review and control.

There is no educational substitution at the GS-15.

IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE.

Education

There is no educational requirement for this position.

Additional information

DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.

Refer to these links for more information: GENERAL INFORMATION , ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION , FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Click here for Evaluation details. For Displaced Employees ONLY: if you meet the eligibility requirements for special priority selection under ICTAP / CTAP , you must be well-qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. ICTAP/CTAP eligibles will be considered "well-qualified" if they attain at least a rating score of 85 in a numerical rating scheme. Be sure to review DOL Account Eligibility Questions #24 to reflect that you are applying as a ICTAP or CTAP eligible and submit supporting documentation.

Evaluation Factors (Competencies) - All qualified applicants will be evaluated on the following key competencies:

Technical Knowledge - Responsible for directing several program segments in areas of financial management analysis and planning, internal review and control, and statistical and actuarial research.

Leadership - Influences, motivates and challenges others; adapts leadership styles to a variety of situations.

Oral Communication- Expresses information (for example, data, analysis, or findings) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately).

Written Communication - Writes in a clear, concise, organized, and convincing manner for the intended audience.

The information you provide may be verified by a review of your work experience and/or education, by checking references and through other means (ex. interview). Your evaluation may also include a review by an HR Specialist or panel and may include other assessment tools (ex. interview, structured interview, written test, work sample, etc.). The examining Office of Human Resources (OHR) makes the final determination concerning applicant ratings. Your resume MUST provide sufficient information to substantiate your vacancy question responses. If not, the OHR may amend your responses to more accurately reflect the level of competency indicated by the content of your resume.

To preview questions please click here .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

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

Trust determination process

Required Documents

The following documents must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on the vacancy closing date. Warning: If you submit a document using the same document title, the 2nd submission will OVERWRITE the 1st submission. Also, do not upload password protected documents.

The following documents are required from all applicants (PLEASE READ CAREFULLY):

ARE YOU A CURRENT OR FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEE? If applying as a status candidate with current or former Federal Service, please provide a copy of your last or most recent SF-50, "Notification of Personnel Action" which shows your appointment eligibility for the position for which you are applying. Your SF-50 must identify the highest grade you held on a permanent basis, Pay Plan/Pay Schedule, Series, and Grade/Pay Band, and career status. Multiple SF-50 may be submitted to demonstrate your highest previous rate and eligibility.

*WARNING: An award SF-50 (ex. cash or time off award) may not indicate grade, step and competitive status. For current DOL employees, an award SF-50 DOES NOT indicate grade and step.

- Resume are required to provide a resume by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of your choosing. To receive full consideration for relevant and specialized experience, please list month, year, and the number of work hours worked for experience listed on your resume. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to the vacancy questionnaire.

- Most recent performance appraisal/evaluation signed and dated within 18 months is requested by the agency, but will not disqualify candidates if not submitted. If not submitted during the application process, one may/will be requested at the time of the interview if the opportunity is extended. Applies to current and former Federal employees.

- Land Management Eligibles: a copy of your most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50 or equivalent) proving your eligibility for appointment under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act. This service must have been performed in the competitive service, under a time limited appointment in a Land Management Agency, as defined by P.L. 114-328. For more information, click here .

The following documents are required if applicable:

- Displaced Employee Placement Documents - Only required if requesting priority consideration under ICTAP / CTAP Eligibility.

- DD-214 - verifying military service, eligibility for consideration under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) and showing character of discharge (ex. Member Copy 4 and 2 are acceptable vs. Copy 1 which is not acceptable to adjudicate veteran's preference)

- Special/Non-Competitive Appointing Authority Documents - Applicants who are eligible for consideration, and wish to be considered, under one of the following non-competitive hiring authorities must submit appropriate documentation (click on the links below to see the documentation requirements):

(a) Military Spouses (MISP)

- Cover Letters are not mandatory and will not be used to verify experience, but may be submitted Applicants selected for employment who are not current DOL employees will be required to provide proof of citizenship , and the E-Verify system will be used to confirm the employment eligibility of all new hires.

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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