Financial Management Analyst

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 19, 2021
Closes
Jan 26, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

As a Financial Management Analyst, you will performs a wide range of financial analysis duties related to the development and implementation of financial management programs.

Location of position: General Services Administration, Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO)

We are currently filling one vacancy, but additional vacancies may be filled through this announcement in this or other GSA organizations within the same commuting area.

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Responsibilities

GS-07 Duties:

Participates in financial analysis and planning activities related to the CFO financial community. Runs and obtains specific financial reports from accounting system(s) on a daily basis (e.g. financial statements). Assist with monitoring and tracking expenditures and revenue against authorized levels. Projects spending during the fiscal year based on current spending levels, historical levels, financial trends, and other known factors. Gathers and reviews a variety of narrative and/or statistical data to prepare reports. Conducts analyses of data with respect the CFO nationwide operating programs such as participating in the review and analysis of GSA's annual budget estimates and financial performance.

GS-09 Duties:

Retrieves, analyzes, organizes, and distributes vendor and financial data to ensure complete, reliable and consistent financial information and standard reports are provided to executives, managers, and employees within GSA. Compiles and submits Accounts Receivable and/or Accounts Payable information to the USDA. Monitors and tracks expenditures and revenue against authorized levels. Prepares monthly fund status reports and other financial statements. Projects spending during the fiscal year based on current spending levels, historical levels, financial trends, and other known factors. Drafts guidelines and policies for preparation of regional and Central Office operating program budget plans. Performs a detailed analysis and reconciliation of operating and financial data for compliance with policies, completeness, and accuracy to area specific accounting transactions. Identifies areas and types of corrective action needed, corrects records or advises the appropriate customer contact of action that may need to be taken as well as processes a variety of financial transactions in the financial system. Reviews and analyzes CFO programs and financial management activities to determine recommendations for improving effectiveness of budgetary controls and procedures.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel for training and meetings.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
12

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship or National (Residents of American Samoa and Swains Island)
  • Meet all eligibility criteria within 30 days of the closing date
  • Meet time-in-grade within 30 days of the closing date, if applicable
  • Register with the Selective Service if you are a male born after 12/31/1959


If selected, you must meet the following conditions:

•Receive authorization from OPM on any job offer you receive, if you are or were (within the last 5 years) a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch.

•Serve a one year probationary period, if required.

•Undergo and pass a background investigation (Tier 2 investigation level).

•Have your identity and work status eligibility verified if you are not a GSA employee. We will use the Department of Homeland Security's e-Verify system for this. Any discrepancies must be resolved as a condition of continued employment.

Qualifications

For each job on your resume, provide:
  • the exact dates you held each job (from month/year to month/year)
  • number of hours per week you worked (if part time).

If you have volunteered your service through a National Service program (e.g., Peace Corps, Americorps), we encourage you to apply and include this experience on your resume.

For a brief video on creating a Federal resume, click here .

If you are a new federal employee, your starting salary will likely be set at the Step 1 of the grade for which you are selected.

The GS-07 salary range starts at $49,157 per year.

To qualify, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 level or higher in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience performing financial transactions and participating in financial analysis and planning activities for an organization. Such experience must have included:
  • Gathering and reviewing a variety of narrative and/or statistical data to prepare reports;
  • Assisting with monitoring and tracking expenditures and revenue against authorized levels; and
  • Using automated financial tools and systems to analyze financial data

I have successfully completed at least one full year of graduate level education (18 semester hours or the equivalent). or I have completed all the requirements for a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university plus I have a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 as recorded in the official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum (grade point averages are rounded to one decimal place). or I have completed all the requirements for a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university plus I have a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 as recorded in the official transcript, or as computed based on 4 years of education, or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum (grade point averages are rounded to one decimal place). or I have completed all the requirements for a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university plus election to membership in a national scholastic honor society (listed in the Association of College Honor Societies: Booklet of Information and/or Baird's Manual of American College Fraternities). or I have a combination of graduate level education and appropriate specialized experience that together meet the qualification requirements of this position.

The GS-09 salary range starts at $60,129 per year.

To qualify, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 level or higher in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience providing support on an organization's financial operations and must include the following:
  • Using financial management techniques to analyze operations and make recommendations on improving financial management systems and activities;
  • Performing analysis and reconciliation of operating and financial data for compliance with policies, completeness, and accuracy to area specific accounting transactions;
  • Performing routine financial transactions and assisting with research associated with the accounts receivable and payable programs; and
  • Using automated tools and systems to analyze financial data and prepare routine reports.

OR I have a Master`s or equivalent level degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or an LL.B. or JD; OR I have a combination of graduate level education and appropriate experience that together meet the qualification requirements of this position.

Education

Additional information

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

You will be evaluated on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities. Your responses to these questions must be supported by your resume or your score may be lowered.

GS-07 KSA's:

1. Knowledge of basic principles, practices and methods of financial, budget and accounting procedures.

2. Knowledge of basic financial management including decision-making, statistical analysis methods and financial reporting.

3. Ability to use information technology to accomplish routine tasks, including extracting budget and program data and utilizing word-processing and spreadsheet and database applications.

4. Knowledge of current trends and developments in the field of financial management.

5. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

6. Ability to obtain, compile and summarize narrative information and quantitative data fir use by others.

GS-09 KSA's:

1. Knowledge of financial, budget and accounting principles and practices, as well as financial laws and regulations.

2. Ability to use information technology to accomplish routine tasks, including extracting budget and program data, and utilizing word processing and spreadsheet applications and database applications.

3. Knowledge of financial management, including decision-making, statistical analysis methods and financial reporting.

4. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

5. Knowledge of current trends and developments in the field of financial management.

6. Ability to work independently on routine or continuing assignments.

Additional assessments may be used, and, if so, you will be provided with further instructions.

If you are eligible under Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan or GSA's Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP/CTAP) , you must receive a score of 85 or higher to receive priority.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

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

Trust determination process
Suitability/Fitness

Required Documents

ALL required documents must be submitted before the closing date. Review the following list to determine what you need to submit. Note: If required to submit an SF-50 (Notice of Personnel Action), an equivalent agency Notice of Personnel Action form is acceptable. Such document(s) must show all of the following: effective date, position, title, series, grade, and rate of basic pay, tenure group 1 (career) or 2 (career-conditional), position occupied group, and name of agency. If you are a GSA employee (except in the OIG), you are not required to submit an SF-50.
  • If you are a 30% or more disabled veteran, VEOA or VRA applicant or qualified spouse, widow/widower, or parent:
  • Copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, DD-214 that shows the dates of your active duty service. If selected, a DD-214 showing your type of discharge (member 4 copy) will be required prior to appointment.
  • If you are a disabled veteran, or are applying under VRA or VEOA as a spouse, widow/widower, or parent of a veteran, submit both of the following in addition to the DD-214: (1)completed SF-15 form; and (2) proof of your entitlement (refer to SF-15 for complete list).
  • If you are active duty military- Certification on a letterhead from your military branch that includes your rank, character of service (must be under honorable conditions) & military service dates including discharge/release date (must be no later than 120 days after the date the certification is submitted).
  • If you are a current Federal employee or Reinstatement Eligible: Submit your latest SF-50.
  • If you are eligible under an Interchange Agreement: Submit your latest SF-50.
  • If you are a former Peace Corp or VISTA volunteer: Submit your Description of Service.
  • If you are a current or former Land Management Agency Employee - Submit a and b:
  • one or more SF-50s, including your most recent one that shows you were on a competitive time-limited appointment(s) with a Land Management Agency and served on the appointment for a period(s) totaling more than 24 months without a break of 2 or more years.
  • Copy of your agency's annual performance appraisal(s) or written reference(s) from a supervisor at the agency verifying satisfactory performance during your appointment(s).
  • If you have a disability: Submit proof of eligibility. For information on eligibility and required documentation, refer to USAJOBS's People With Disabilities page.
  • If you are applying under another special appointment authority: Submit proof of your eligibility under the appropriate appointment authority. See USAJOBS's Resource Center for more information.
  • If you are ICTAP / CTAP eligible - submit a, b, and c: (a) proof of eligibility including agency notice; (b) SF-50, and (c) most recent performance appraisal.
  • Current or Former Political Appointees: Submit SF-50.
  • College transcripts: If you are using some or all of your college education to meet qualification requirements for this position, you must submit a photocopy of your college transcript(s). If selected, an official transcript will be required prior to appointment. For education completed outside the United States, also submit a valid foreign credential evaluation that substantiates possession of the required education.
  • Superior Academic Achievement: Submit transcripts as described above. If you qualify based on your class rank or honor society membership, submit documentation of it.


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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