Supervisory Financial Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Oct 28, 2020
Closes
Oct 31, 2020
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This is a Non-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 Financial Program Operations, Office of Portfolio Management and Quality Control in Washington, DC.

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Responsibilities

A Supervisory Financial Analyst performs the following duties:
  • Administer Agency regulations, policies, and procedures when enforcing 7(a) guaranty denial of liability matters.
  • Oversee recommendations for full and partial denial of liability on Small Business Administration (SBA) guaranteed loans.
  • Oversee guarantee purchase disputes and litigation against participant lenders in coordination with the Office of General Counsel.
  • Develop proposals for new policies and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the 504 program, 7(a) program, and disaster program loan servicing.
  • Serve as an advisor to the Financial Analysts who research prior policy and procedural sources to identify policy changes over time.
  • Analyze problem areas, such as adverse trends, workload, backlogs and coordinates appropriate action with management to correct those problems.
  • Research trends on full and partial denials and appeals of guaranty purchases.
  • Present detailed trend analysis in support of recommendations and decisions.
  • Present detailed financial analysis in support of the recommendations or decisions related to loan guaranty denials.
  • Provide expert assistance in 7(a) loan guaranty purchases and purchase related loan servicing and liquidation to SBA 7(a) Lenders to improve lender compliance.
  • Direct the Portfolio Management (PM) Division staff in the planning, development and coordination and evaluation of division activities.
  • Manage and oversee the daily operation of the unit (e.g., plan work to be accomplished; set and adjust short-term priorities; evaluate work performance; recommend appointments, promotions and reassignments; hear and resolve complaints, identify training needs and find ways to improve production and increase the quality of work.
  • Review and analyze requests for 7(a) guaranty purchase policy guidance received from Center Directors and staff.
  • Make authoritative recommendations to the Office of Financial Program Operation (OFPO) leadership, management, and staff.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
14

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 supervisory probationary period.


Qualifications

For the GS-14:
You must have at least one-year (12-months) of specialized work experience equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the federal service (obtained in either the private or public sector) that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled.

Specialized experience for this position includes:
  • Writing policy or guidelines related to a loan or financial program.
  • Making determinations on compliance issues related to the approval and/or denial of liability or services related to a loan or financial program
  • Managing, supervising, and/or leading a team or project related to commercial lending.
  • Developing analytical reports summarizing adverse trends, workload, backlogs.

  • 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.

    TIME-IN-GRADE: If you are a current career or career-conditional federal employee applying for promotion under Merit Promotion you must have completed a minimum of 52 weeks in positions at the next level lower than the position being filled.

    All qualification requirements must be met by 11:59 pm (Eastern Time) on 10/30/2020.

    Education

    Education may not be substituted for experience for this position.

    Additional information

    Serves as a Supervisory Financial Analyst responsible for conducting program evaluations of exceptionally difficult financial matters relating to the loan guaranty purchase process and for planning and carrying out complex assignments designed to reflect new policy or regulations to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of servicing and liquidation matters.

    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/ICTAP 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/ICTAP eligibility. For more information: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/
  • 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 issue d.

    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.

    To PREVIEW this questionnaire, click on the following link: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10946267 .

    You will be rated based on your responses to the occupational questionnaire.

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

    • Commercial Lending
    • Communication
    • Leadership
    • Organizational Performance Analysis
    • Strategic Thinking


    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: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Not Required

    Drug test required
    No

    Position sensitivity and risk
    Moderate Risk (MR)

    Trust determination process
    Suitability/Fitness

    Required Documents

    Failure to submit any of the required documents by the closing date/time of the vacancy will result in your removal from consideration for this position. Please review your application prior to final submission and ensure you have submitted all appropriate documents. Uploading documents to USAJobs does NOT ensure inclusion with your application to our system. You must verify that the documents are in the system with your application prior to final submission.

    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;
    • VETERANS: 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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