Financial Programs Specialist

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jun 11, 2021
Closes
Jun 19, 2021
Function
Program Manager
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

PLEASE NOTE: Based on the current hiring restrictions, selectees may be subject to additional approvals prior to an offer being extended.

This position is located in the Bureau of the Fiscal Service, Revenue Collections Management (RCM), Collections and Reporting Group, Cash Management Improvement Act Division. The incumbent will provide advice & guidance to a program area to build, maintain, enhance, & operate the program.

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Responsibilities

As a Financial Programs Specialist, you will:

- Support the Program in all facets of running the assigned program, which may include coordinating work, documenting and addressing audits and incidents, reviewing expenses, formulating and managing budgets, developing and enforcing the Bureau of the Fiscal Service and Treasury policies, developing communications strategies, performing analyses, resolving problems, processing improvements, managing the program's Capital Planning Investment Control (CPIC) and Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) reporting, and managing the program's marketing and training.

- Work with Federal agency and state customers to establish and improve working relationships and provide guidance, resolve problems, and perform duties associated with a program.

- Perform process improvement evaluations of financial programs, processes, and systems to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of operations, identify root cause issues, and provide recommendations for remedies/improvements in policies, procedures, customer service, and program management.

- Interpret and present the results of financial programs analyses, including benchmarking, best practices, cost benefit studies, market research, and alternative analyses, in a clear and effective manner to a variety of audiences. This includes selecting the method(s) used to display data and conclusions in a manner appropriate for the audience and most effective for delivery of the content.

- Prepare data analysis (e.g., statistical summaries, comparisons, identification of trends and patterns, documenting process flows, etc.) and presentations for meetings and briefings that effectively and accurately display program information to individuals or groups.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Up to 1 to 5 nights per year

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals.
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
  • Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying.


If you do not meet any of the categories listed above, you may wish to apply under announcement 21-FS-607-P, which is open for any U.S. Citizen or U.S. National to apply. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.

The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service . One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your résumé.

Qualifications

You must meet the following requirements within 30 days after the closing date of this announcement.

Specialized experience for the GS-13 is fifty-two (52) weeks of experience at the GS-12 level or equivalent in other public or private sectors, that is directly related to the position as listed in this announcement and which has equipped the candidate with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience for this position is assisting with analysis of financial programs to provide recommendations to internal and/or external customers.
Examples of this experience could include:
-Providing analysis and advice that requires communication and presentation skills to a team and management
-Working with project budgets, spreadsheets, reconciliation of expense or cost analyses

In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable:
For the GS-13, you must have been at the GS-12 level for 52 weeks.

Education

Additional information

- Factors such as cost effectiveness, labor market conditions and difficulties in filling the position will be reviewed in determining if payment of relocation expenses is in the best interest of the Government.
- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
- This is a bargaining unit position.
- This position is a moderate risk position.
- We offer opportunities for telework.
- We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- A one year probationary period may be required.
- Public Trust - Background Investigation will be required.
- Must successfully complete a background investigation. Periodic reinvestigation is required no later than five years after selection and at least every succeeding five years.
- Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your résumé may result in a "not qualified" determination.

Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Technical, Problem Solving, Communication, and Project Management. Your application will be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration.

If you are a displaced or surplus Treasury Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) ) you must receive a score of 90 or better to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority.

To preview questions please click here .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

A complete application includes 1. A résumé, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).

All applicants are required to submit a résumé either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résumé. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view résumé tips .

CURRENT FEDERAL EMPLOYEES -- Documentation Relating to Your Federal Employment:
- Submit a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows your current (or most recent) grade and competitive service status. (The "position occupied" block on the SF-50 should show a "1" and your "tenure" block should show a "1" or "2".)
- If you are currently on a Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA) or Disability appointment, submit a copy of an SF-50 showing that.
- Indicate on your application the highest permanent grade you have held; if this grade is different from your current grade, submit a copy of an additional SF-50 showing this grade.

CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Treasury Federal employee, click CTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.

Recommended Documents:
In addition, we recommend that you submit copies of the following:
Current Performance Appraisal

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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