Capital Markets Policy Analyst, CG-1160-13/14

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Oct 14, 2020
Closes
Oct 21, 2020
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in Division of Risk Management Supervision and is responsible for analyzing the capital markets activities of both bank and non-bank financial institutions to identify capital markets instruments or activities that may pose risk to the banking institution or, for nonbank institutions, systemic risk to the U.S. financial system.

Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.

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Responsibilities

  • Serves as a subject matter expert in the development of recommendations on agency and/or interagency policy and guidance with respect to regulatory capital; liquidity; interest rate risk; capital markets instruments, activities, and strategies (including structured products, trading activities and derivatives activities); and other supervisory issues.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert in the analysis of bank and non-bank financial institution activities including stress testing exercises, market risk reviews, capital markets-related horizontal reviews, market making and underwriting metrics, derivatives activities (including hedging), and other similar data intensive or model-based analyses.
  • Evaluates the potential impact of regulatory and capital markets changes on the general economy, the banking industry and the Deposit Insurance Fund in developing recommended actions for purposes of promoting safety and soundness or protecting the financial stability of the United States.
  • Performs research and develops analytical reports on segments of capital markets issues regarding capital market instruments, insured institution's use and involvement with/in capital markets and the associated risks. Analyzes the actual and potential impact of capital, earnings, liquidity and market risks to insured financial institutions.
  • Keeps abreast of trends and developments in the field of finance, economics and law related to financial institutions.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
14

Requirements

Conditions of Employment



Completion Of Financial Disclosure May Be Required.

Registration with the Selective Service.

U.S. Citizenship is required.

Employment Conditions.

Qualifications

Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. 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. Additional qualifications information can be found here .

CG-13 : Applicant must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the grade 12 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience performing as part of a team financial or economic analyses to identify sources of risk in a financial institution, or assisting in the analysis of and compliance with regulations governing financial markets.

CG-14 : Applicant must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the 13 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience performing independently or as a team lead financial or economic analyses to identify sources of risk associated with complex investment products, sensitivity to market risk, and liquidity and funding in a financial institution environment; or, assisting in the development of regulations governing complex investment products, sensitivity to market risk, and liquidity and funding activities.

Applicants eligible for ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program) must achieve a score of 80 or higher in the online assessment to be determined "well qualified" for this position. For more information, click here .

Education

There is no substitution of education for the experience for this position.

Additional information

To read about your rights and responsibilities as an applicant for Federal employment, click here .

If selected, you may be required to serve a probationary period.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your resume and the online assessment questionnaire will be reviewed to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements outlined in this announcement. Therefore, it is imperative that your resume contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make the qualification. Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates 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. Your resume will also be evaluated to measure your responses to the assessment questions. If you rated yourself higher on the questionnaire than what is supported by your resume, your overall qualifications assessment may be adversely affected.

If you are found qualified, you will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. These category assignments are a measure of the degree in which your background and responses to the assessment questions match the competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) listed below.
  • Knowledge of theory and principles of finance and economics regarding regulatory and economic capital requirements of banks and/or other financial service firms to perform financial and economic analysis.
  • Knowledge of financial instruments and their use in financial institutions to evaluate their use and risks in financial institutions.
  • Knowledge of portfolio management and various risk measurement or stress testing systems (interest rate risk, trading, liquidity, and capital adequacy) employed in financial institutions.
  • Ability to communicate orally with senior FDIC management, financial institution executives and examiners.
  • Ability to communicate in writing with senior FDIC management, financial institution executives and examiners.
  • Knowledge of theory and principles of finance and economics regarding regulatory and economic capital requirements of banks and/or other financial service firms to perform financial and economic analysis.

  • Within these categories, candidates eligible for veterans' preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. You do not need to respond separately to these KSAs. Your answers to the online questionnaire and resume will serve as responses to the KSAs.

    To preview questions please click here .

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Other

    Drug test required
    No

    Position sensitivity and risk
    Moderate Risk (MR)

    Trust determination process
    Suitability/Fitness

    Required Documents

    Failure to provide all of the required documentation as stated in this vacancy announcement, may result in an ineligible determination or may affect your consideration status. Please review the following to determine your eligibility and which document(s) is required to complete your application.

    VETERANS' PREFERENCE: If you are claiming veterans' preference, click here . (Note: Veterans must submit the Member 4 copy of the DD 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty - or other copy showing the type of discharge/character of service [e.g., Honorable, Under Honorable Conditions, etc.] along with any other required documents (e.g., DD-214, VA Letter, SF-15, etc.) to demonstrate veterans' preference eligibility.)

    INTERAGENCY TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (ICTAP): If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee eligible for consideration under the ICTAP, you must submit proof of eligibility. For more information, click here .

    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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