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 must have met the qualification requirements (including selective placement factors - if any) for this position within 30 calendar days of the closing date of this announcement.

Applicants eligible for ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program) must achieve a score of 85 "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 or trial period as applicable to appointment type.

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 determination. 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. Top ranked candidates will be referred to the selecting official for further review and consideration.

The competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) you will be assessed on are 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.

  • 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 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY ACT (VEOA) ELIGIBLES AND SPECIAL HIRING AUTHORITIES FOR VETERANS: If you are applying for consideration under VEOA and special hiring authorities for veterans, click here . You must submit documentation (e.g., DD-214, VA Letter, SF-15, etc.) to demonstrate veterans' eligibility.

    SPECIAL APPOINTING AUTHORITIES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES: If you are applying for consideration under special appointing authorities for people with disabilities, you will be required to provide proof of disability documentation to specify that you are a person who (1) has a severe physical disability; (2) an intellectual disability; or (3) a psychiatric disability. The documentation does NOT need to detail your specific disability, medical history, or need for accommodation, however; the letter MUST clearly state that you are eligible for appointment under this authority and that your eligibility is based on a severe physical disability; an intellectual disability; or a psychiatric disability. THE DOCUMENTATION MUST HAVE BEEN OBTAINED FROM: (a). Licensed medical professionals; or (b). State or private vocational rehabilitation specialists; or (c). Any Government agency (e.g., VA, etc.) that issues or provides disability benefit. THE DOCUMENTATION MUST INCLUDE: a statement that you are eligible based on one of the following: severe physical disability, an intellectual disability, or a psychiatric disability. To view sample Schedule A proof of disability letters, click here , and for more information on this special appointing authority, click here . Please note that employees hired under this Schedule A hiring authority will be required to complete a Standard Form 256 to identify their disability status.

    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 .

    CURRENT FEDERAL EMPLOYEES OR REINSTATEMENT ELIGIBLES WITH COMPETITIVE STATUS: A copy of your most recent SF Form 50, Notification of Personnel Action that shows: (1) permanent or career-conditional tenure (codes 1 or 2, in block 24), and (2) position occupied in the competitive service (code 1, in block 34). If reinstatement eligible include your Career/Career conditional SF-50. To be considered as a non-competitive eligible candidate, the SF-50 must show the highest grade level or full performance level applicant has attained competitively on a permanent basis, and grade must be equivalent or higher than the grade for which applying.

    NONCOMPETITIVE CONVERSION ELIGIBLES UNDER A PATHWAYS PROGRAM: If you are applying under this noncompetitive conversion authority, you must provide proof of program completion. A letter from your current agency certifying completion is acceptable documentation.

    FDIC EMPLOYEES: Submit a final digitally signed copy of your most recent Annual Performance Appraisal and Evaluation form. The final PDF form is also acceptable. If you want to be considered non-competitively include a copy of your SF-50. The SF-50 must show the highest grade level or full performance level applicant has attained competitively on a permanent basis, and grade must be equivalent or higher than the grade for which applying.

    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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