Director Office of Financial Resources

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Rockville, Maryland
Posted
Apr 06, 2021
Closes
Apr 13, 2021
Function
Executive, Director
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Office of Financial Resources (OFR), Office of the Director. The mission of SAMHSA is to improve the quality and availability of treatment and prevention services for people with substance abuse and mental illness.
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Responsibilities

ABOUT THE POSITION

As the Director, OFR, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) the incumbent establishes organizational goals and policy consistent with SAMHSA's mission and
objectives, and, directs and formulates short-and long-range planning. Serves as principal advisor on all budget appropriation, financial planning, and management issues and activities of the agency. Carries out all responsibilities delineated in the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990 (CFO Act), and, is responsible for the formulation, analysis, and presentation of the agency budget submitted to DHHS, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and Congress. Carries out all responsibilities inherent in developing the annual spending and procurement plans, executing the annual budget for the Assistant Secretary, and awarding grants and contracts.

Provides leadership and oversight to develop the annual budget formulation plan and narrative, and, the annual Agency Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) Performance Plan and Report. Coordinates with other Centers/Offices on budget, program planning, and GPRA staff of the operating programs, to ensure that budget documents are consistent with the Agency Strategic Plan and meet Department and OMB guidance.

Oversee communication between the Centers and Offices and high-level Departmental officials on matters involving appropriations fiscal planning, and evaluation of program performance. Represents the agency and maintains working relationships in areas related to budget, grant and contract administration, and program coordination with other HHS components, the OMB, Congress, and other public and private agencies and organizations.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
00

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Position requires the completion of a public financial disclosure report.
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation.
  • Must complete a 1 year probationary period, if not previously completed.
  • Application must be received by closing date of the announcement.
  • Telework eligible as determined by agency policy
  • Pre-Employment Drug screening required


Qualifications

All competitive candidates for SES positions with the Federal Government must demonstrate leadership experience indicative of senior executive level management capability. To meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you must show in your resume that you possess the Fundamental Competencies, five Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs), and the Professional/Technical Qualifications (PTQs), listed below. It is recommended that your resume emphasize levels of responsibility, scope and complexity of programs managed, and program accomplishments and results.

Fundamental Competencies: Interpersonal Skills, Oral Communication, Integrity/Honesty, Written Communication, Continual Learning, and Public Service Motivation.

Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs):

1. Leading Change: The ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.

2. Leading People: The ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.

3. Results Driven: The ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.

4. Business Acumen: The ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.

5. Building Coalitions: The ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.

Professional/Technical Qualifications (PTQs):This position also requires that you possess PTQs that represent knowledge, skills, and abilities essential for success in this role. The following PTQs must be evident in your resume.
  • Extensive experience in implementing the provisions of the CFO Act and its related provisions, and ability to communicate to executive internal leaders and high-level external officials regarding the agency's budget.
  • Extensive experience leading staff from different financial areas to implement the full budget cycle process which includes contracts, grants management, grants review, program audit and/or formulation and budget execution.
  • Extensive experience in managing a large financial operation while applying budget, financial and accounting policies to ensure adequate internal controls throughout the financial management process.
  • Extensive experience in the principles of policies and implementation of accounting and auditing.
  • It is STRONGLY recommended that you visit the following Office of Personnel Management (OPM) webpage for more information regarding the Fundamental Competencies and ECQs. https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/senior-executive-service/executive-core-qualifications/#url=Overview

    IF SELECTED, you will be required to complete an ECQ package by drafting narratives for each of the ECQs and be certified by an OPM Qualifications Review Board (QRB) in order to be placed in this position. If you are currently serving in a career SES appointment, are eligible for reinstatement into the SES, or have successfully completed an SES Candidate Development Program approved by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), you WILL NOT need to draft the ECQs.

    Education

    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Additional information

    Salary for Senior Executive Service positions varies depending on qualifications. The annual salary range may be found at the top of this announcement. This position may be eligible for performance bonuses and performance based pay adjustments.

    Probationary Period:

    Selectee must serve a one-year probationary period unless previously completed one year the Senior Executive Service.

    Standards of Conduct/Financial Disclosure

    HHS inspires public confidence by maintaining high ethical principles, and all Federal Government employees are subject to the conflict of interest statutes and regulations, including the Standards of Ethical Conduct , that govern activities with outside organizations and reporting financial holdings. The Ethics in Government Act, PL 95-521 also requires the applicant selected for this position to submit a Public Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-278 , prior to assuming the SES position, annually, and upon termination of employment.

    Security and Background Requirements

    If not previously completed, a background security investigation will be required for all appointees .

    Equal Opportunity Employment

    Equality is held as one of the most important values at HHS. Selection for this, and any other position, will be based solely on merit. HHS does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, age or membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or any other non-merit factors.

    If applying online poses a hardship to you, you may submit your application by contacting the HR Specialist listed at the end of the vacancy.

    Reasonable Accommodation Policy Statement

    Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the HR Specialist listed at the end of the vacancy . Requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    Veteran's Preference

    Veteran's Preference does not apply to the SES.

    Selective Service

    As a condition of employment, all male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must have registered for the selective service. If selected for this position, the applicant must sign a statement certifying his registration, or the applicant must demonstrate exempt status under the Selective Service Law.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    Your cover letter (optional) and your resume (NOT TO EXCEED FIVE PAGES), demonstrating possession of the technical qualifications and achievement of the five executive core qualifications are the documents that will be used to determine your basic and specialized qualifications for the position. YOU MUST ADHERE TO THE PAGE LIMIT ABOVE OR YOU WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Not Required

    Drug test required
    Yes

    Position sensitivity and risk
    High Risk (HR)

    Trust determination process
    Suitability/Fitness

    Required Documents

    All applicants are required to submit the following documents to be considered for the position:
    • Resume that contains your full name, address and phone number, and does not exceed the five (5) page limit;
    • Cover Letter (optional); and
    • Online Assessment Questionnaire. To preview the assessment questionnaire, click here: ( https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/11071030 ).
    NOTE: THE USAJOBS RESUME TEMPLATE MAY RESULT IN A RESUME BEING LONGER THAN FIVE PAGES. PLEASE VERIFY PAGE LENGTH BEFORE SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION.

    Applicants who are currently, or were previously, Federal employees must also submit:
    • An SF-50 showing your current or former civil service status; and
    • Proof of OPM Qualifications Review Board certification (OPM-approved SES Candidate Development Program graduates), if applicable.
    NOTE: Documents submitted that are not listed in the Required Documents section of this announcement will not be considered or forwarded to the rating panel or selecting official.

    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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