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

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Oct 29, 2020
Closes
Oct 31, 2020
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Division of Risk Management Supervision Policy, Capital Markets Branch and is responsible for providing support in all pertinent matters relating to policy for capital markets risk, capital markets risk management techniques, and the economic and regulatory capital requirements of financial institutions.

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 inter-agency 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.

Completion of Financial Disclosure may be required.

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 : Applicants 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 complex financial or economic analyses as part of a team to identify and evaluate sources of credit risk in a financial institution environment, or assisting in the development of, or analysis and compliance with, regulations governing either credit risk in the financial markets or bank regulatory capital.

CG-14 : Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the 13 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience performing independently or as a team lead complex financial or economic analyses to identify and evaluate sources of credit risk in a financial institution environment, or the development of, or analysis and compliance with, regulations governing either credit risk in the financial markets or bank regulatory capital.

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

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

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

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. Within these categories, candidates eligible for veterans' preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.

  • Knowledge of financial instruments and their use in financial institutions to evaluate their use and risks in financial institutions.
  • Knowledge of RMS policy, examination guidance, interagency regulatory capital and capital markets related regulations, and areas of the Dodd-Frank Act related to capital markets.
  • 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' 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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