FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ANALYST

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Oct 21, 2020
Closes
Oct 27, 2020
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This Position is located at Department of Defense, Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency, Chief Financial Office.

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Responsibilities

As a FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ANALYST you will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Developing long-term workload and financial management strategic plans for investigations services provided by DCSA to ensure the long-term health of the business and ensuring that they are in sync with OPM's strategic plan and the President's Management Agenda.
  • Tracking and reporting on DCSA's budget execution. Analyzing reports based on budget plans compared to actual execution of funding, analyzing the report, and bringing issues to the attention of senior leadership. Reviewing open obligations and working with the DCSA program offices to determine if the funding can be de-obligated.
  • Working with DCSA program offices to create specific spend plans based on needs and resources. Lead meetings to brief program offices on financial status and gather information for use in further analysis.
  • Carrying out effective controls and reporting on the use of DCSA's revolving fund. Makes recommendations to management for necessary changes in spending, allocation, or pricing to ensure DCSA's financial health.
  • Requesting, justifying and defending requests for additional resources as needed with OPM management, OPM's Chief Financial Officer, the Office of Management and Budget, and the Congress.
  • Developing, controlling, and managing a staffing and labor coding plan to ensure that personnel costs are correctly accounted for to form the basis for charges for investigative services to DCSA's customer agencies.
  • Conducting or leading studies, research, or analysis of the OPM investigations program. The scope of these projects is in the areas of financial management, internal controls, financial and non-financial procedures development, and program improvement design. Assignments frequently involve complexities related to significant changes in management policy or procedures being proposed. They also include coordination of activities with various OPM offices and divisions.
  • Assisting with the development of complex case pricing models and methodologies to ensure program cost recovery and long-term revolving fund health.
  • Analyzing proposed program initiatives and providing recommendations and solutions to effectively manage both financial and non-financial initiatives or alternative courses of action, and to accomplish program objectives.
  • Developing testimonies, briefings, or other background materials on complex program-wide analyses of financial aspects of DCSA's nationwide investigations program.
  • Developing complex technical financial procedures, program guidance, and standard operating procedures that govern the various OPM investigations program operations.


Travel Required

25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
12

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US citizen
  • Male born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Resume and supporting documents received by 11:59PM EST will be considered
  • This is a Drug Testing designated position
  • Position is a (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under U.S.C. 1601
  • WORK SCHEDULE: Full Time
  • OVERTIME: Occasionally
  • TOUR OF DUTY: Flexible
  • PCS (Permanent Change of Station): Not Authorized
  • FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT (FLSA): Non-Exempt
  • FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE:Not Required
  • TELEWORK ELIGIBILITY: This position is telework eligible
  • SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENT: For more information http://www.sss.gov
  • Must be a current Federal Civilian Employee of the Department of Defense within the Local Commuting Area of Washington, DC
  • In accordance with Department of Defense (DoD) Instruction 1300.26, this position requires a Level 2 Certification under the DoD Financial Management (FM) Certification Program be obtained within 2 years as a condition of employment.


Qualifications

The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened from the Office of Personnel Management's (OPMs) basic qualifications requirements. See: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-ADMIN for OPM qualification standards, competencies and specialized experience needed to perform the duties of the position as described in the MAJOR DUTIES and QUALIFICATIONS sections of this announcement by 10/26/2020

Applicant must have directly applicable experience that demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for immediate success in the position. Qualifying experience may have been acquired in any public or private sector job, but will clearly demonstrate past experience in the application of the particular competencies/knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position.

Specialized experience required for this position is:
  • Developing long-term workload and financial management strategic plans for investigations services provided by DCSA to ensure the long-term health of the business and ensuring that they are in sync with OPM's strategic plan and the President's Management Agenda.
  • Carrying out effective controls and reporting on the use of DCSA's revolving fund. Makes recommendations to management for necessary changes in spending, allocation, or pricing to ensure DCSA's financial health.
  • Conducting or leading studies, research, or analysis of the OPM investigations program. he scope of these projects is in the areas of financial management, internal controls, financial and non-financial procedures development, and program improvement design.
  • Developing testimonies, briefings, or other background materials on complex program-wide analyses of financial aspects of DCSA's nationwide investigations program.

Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies:
  • Financial Reporting - Prepare, review and reconcile financial statements and financial reports to meet reporting requirements and to support management decisions.
  • Concepts, Policies, and Principles of Finance - Apply fiscal law, policies, regulations, principles, standards and procedures to financial management activities.
  • Customer Service - Anticipates and meets the needs of both internal and external customers. Delivers high-quality products and services; is committed to continuous improvement.
  • Financial Management Analysis - Analyze, evaluate and review budget and program issues and financial data and reports utilizing business tools and applications, cost and analytical methodologies, and performance metrics to provide impacts of financial management solutions for decision-making.


  • Education

    Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.

    Additional information

    DCSA, as a newly designated Defense Agency is undergoing a multi-year transformation that includes a significant expansion of predecessor agencies' authorities and responsibilities. Mission accretion and associated growth in personnel and resources requires deliberate coordination and planning across operations and support activities to achieve effective outcomes while simultaneously establishing and integrating new activities, initiatives and projects. The new organization will be comprised of nearly 13,000 government and contractor personnel operation throughout the United States and overseas supporting stakeholders across the federal government.

    Employees Serviced by DLA: Civilian Federal employees who receive human resources servicing through the Defense Logistics Agency DO NOT need to submit supporting documentation if applying through merit promotion. Your record in Electronic Official Personnel Folder (eOPF) will be used to verify your eligibility. It is your responsibility to ensure the required documents are in your eOPF for verification purposes. If your documents are not in eOPF, you must submit them to the announcement you are applying for at the time of application. Failure to submit all of the documents on time will result in automatic disqualification.

    VETERANS PREFERENCE/CURRENT OR FORMER FEDERAL
    In accordance with DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, veterans preference is not required to be applied when considering candidates with prior Federal competitive or excepted service who have completed a probationary or trial period and have not been separated for cause. Therefore, veterans preference will not be applied to applicants with current federal service, or former federal civilian service meeting the above criteria.

    Please review the General Application Information and Definitions at:
    http://www.dla.mil/Portals/104/Documents/Careers/downloads/DoDGenAppInfo.pdf

    Other Notes:

    Re-employed Annuitant: This position does not meet criteria for re-employed annuitant. The DoD criteria for hiring Re-employed Annuitants can be found at: http://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf

    Applicants selected from this announcement may be required to serve a two-year trial period.

    If selected, Federal employees currently serving in the competitive service must acknowledge that they will voluntarily leave the competitive service by accepting an offer of employment for a DCIPS excepted service positions.

    If selected, non-DCIPS candidates must acknowledge in writing that the position they have been selected for is in the excepted service and covered by DCIPS.

    Selection under this appointment authority does not confer civil service competitive status.

    All current and former Federal employees must submit a copy of your latest SF50 (Notification of Personnel Action) showing your tenure, grade and step, and type of position occupied (i.e., Excepted or Competitive); or similar Notification of Personnel Action documentation, i.e., Transcript of Service, Form 1150, etc.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    Once the application process is complete, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the Occupational Questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job If you are found to be among the top candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Confidential

    Drug test required
    Yes

    Position sensitivity and risk
    Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk

    Trust determination process
    Suitability/Fitness

    Required Documents

    The documents you are required to submit vary based on the authority you are using to apply (i.e., applying as a veteran, applying as a current permanent Federal employee, applying as a reinstatement, etc.).

    Your complete application includes your COMPLETE resume, your responses to the online questionnaire, and documents which prove your eligibility to apply. If you fail to provide these documents, you will be marked as having an incomplete application package and you will not be considered any further.

    The following documents are REQUIRED
    1. Your resume:
    • Your resume may be submitted in any format. It must include your name and contact information (current address, phone number, and email address) and support the specialized experience described in this announcement.
    • For qualifications determinations your resume must contain the dates of employment (i.e., Month/Year to present).
    • For additional information see: What to include in your resume.
    2. SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action)
    • Must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) showing your tenure, grade and step, and type of position occupied (i.e., Excepted or Competitive); or similar Notification of Personnel Action documentation.
    3. Veteran's Documents
    • DD214 showing character of service, SF-15 Form and VA letter showing final percentage, or certification of expected discharge or release from active duty.
    PLEASE REVIEW THE BELOW LINK FOR OTHER SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS needed for proof of eligibility:
    https://www.dla.mil/Portals/104/Documents/Careers/downloads/FourthEstateRequiredSupportingDocumentation%205-4-2020.pdf?ver=2020-05-07-140551-783

    If selected, additional documentation may be required prior to appointment.

    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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