Supervisory Management Analyst (Chief, Financial Data and Controls Division)

Washington, D.C
Nov 24, 2020
Nov 28, 2020
Full Time


This position is located in the Finance and Procurement Office (FPO), Financial Data and Controls Division (FDCD). The incumbent will report to the Deputy Chief of the FPO. The incumbent will be responsible for the judiciary-wide financial data and internal controls program that will support the production of the judicial branch's first set of consolidated audited financial statements based on an entity-wide statement of assurance over internal controls.
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In this position, the incumbent will be responsible for all court unit and AO financial processes, data, systems, and related internal controls, including coordination of multi-million-dollar contract efforts to support the Judicial Data Integrity Reporting and Controls (JDIRC) program and eventual entity-wide assertion over internal controls. Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Establishing and governing a financial enterprise data governance implementation roadmap including strategic priorities;
  • Serving as a liaison between business and functional areas and technology to ensure that data related business requirements for protecting sensitive data are clearly defined, communicated, and well understood, and considered as part of operational prioritization and planning;
  • Facilitating the development and implementation of financial data quality standards and related internal controls necessary to support consolidated financial reporting and future financial system development and/or upgrades;
  • Overseeing the implementation and maturity of the financial internal control infrastructure to support asserting to financial internal controls for the Judiciary;
  • Conducting evaluations of financial management programs; performing internal control reviews and assessments; and developing and presenting improvement recommendations and overseeing remediation efforts;
  • Coordinating the annual internal control assurance process, including testing, independent verification, validation, remediation, and development of the annual assurance statement for the FPO Chief and AO Director;
  • Monitoring corrective action plans implemented to address financial audit/internal control recommendations and reports on their progress; reporting on the status of the implementation of corrective action plans to the Office of Compliance and Risk, relevant stakeholders, and AO leadership;
  • Developing creative solutions to unique and systemic problems and act as a change agent through the implementation of solutions, recommending systems and structures needed to support changes, preparing staff to manage change, and anticipating and dealing effectively with resistance to change;
  • Providing FPO leadership and other stakeholders with timely communication on project status and needs; updating timesheets/project status reports as necessary/requested.
  • Presenting and communicating results of analytical activities and findings in a manner consistent with the target audience; and
  • Providing input, guidance, and advice to the Financial Manager's Working Group, Judicial Conference Committees, AO executives and program managers, and court officials.

  • Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    Promotion Potential


    Conditions of Employment

  • All information is subject to verification. Applicants are advised that false answers or omissions of information on application materials or inability to meet the following conditions may be grounds for non-selection, withdrawal of an offer of employment, or dismissal after being employed.
  • Selection for this position is contingent upon completion of OF-306, Declaration of Federal Employment during the pre-employment process and proof of U.S. citizenship for competitive status positions or conversion to a competitive status position with the Administrative Office of the US Courts. In instances where non-citizens are considered for hire into temporary or any other position with non competitive status or when it is confirmed by the AO's Human Resources Office that there are no qualified U.S. citizens for a competitive status position (unless prohibited by a law or statue), non-citizens must provide proof of authorization to work in the United States and proof of entitlement to receive compensation. Additional information on the employment of non-citizens can be found at . For a list of documents that may be used to provide proof of citizenship or authorization to work in the United States, please refer to Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification .
  • All new AO employees will be required to complete a FBI fingerprint-based national criminal database and records check and pass a public trust suitability check.
  • All new AO employees must identify a financial institution for direct deposit of pay before appointment.
  • You will be required to serve a trial period if selected for a first-time appointment to the Federal government, transferring from another Federal agency, or serving as a first-time supervisor. Failure to successfully complete the trial period may result in termination of employment.
  • If appointed to a temporary position, management may have the discretion of converting the position to permanent depending upon funding and staffing allocation.
  • Relocation expenses may be provided, but only if authorized by the Director of the AO.

  • Qualifications

    Applicants must have demonstrated experience as listed below. This requirement is according to the AO Classification, Compensation, and Recruitment Systems which include interpretive guidance and reference to the OPM Operating Manual for Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions.

    Specialized Experience : Applicants must have at least one full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience which is in or directly related to the line of work of this position. Specialized experience is demonstrated experience in the following areas:
  • Advanced experience in data governance and data modeling practices, standards, and procedures in the public or private sector, including protection of sensitive financial data, metadata, and controls.
  • Knowledge of IT systems including knowledge of methods for evaluating the data, controls, and risk of complex programs to support data analytics and system development/upgrade initiatives.
  • Expert knowledge on a wide range of qualitative and quantitative methods for assessing data quality and managing data and related controls in complex management processes and systems.
  • Knowledge of applicable laws, policies, and regulations applicable to programs within the AO and the courts.

  • Education

    This position does not require education to qualify.

    Additional information

    The AO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    We will review your resume and supporting documentation and compare this information to your responses on the occupational questionnaire to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for this job. If you meet the minimum qualifications for this job, we will evaluate your application package, to assess the quality, depth, and complexity of your accomplishments, experience, and education as they relate to the requirements listed in this vacancy announcement.

    You should be aware that your ratings are subject to evaluation and verification. If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is supported by your resume and/or narrative responses, you will be assigned a rating commensurate to your described experience. Failure to submit the mandatory narrative responses will result in not receiving full consideration and/or rating credit. Deliberate attempts to falsify information may be grounds for not selecting you, withdrawing an offer of employment, or dismissal after being employed.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Not Required

    Drug test required

    Required Documents

    For this job announcement the following documents and/or information are required:
    • Resume - Any written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications.
    • Citizenship - Include country of citizenship on resume.
    • Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) - All applicants outside of the AO must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 to verify current or former Federal employment status.
    • Veterans Preference documentation - Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214), if applicable Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference (SF-15) and an official statement, dated 1991 or later, from the Department of Veterans Affairs or from a branch of the Armed Forces, certifying to the veteran's present receipt of compensation.

    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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