Financial Management Analyst (Finance and Budget Analyst)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jul 21, 2021
Closes
Jul 22, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

Due to the Pandemic, and individual states with different phases of reopening, the selectee's report date to the official duty station/facility may be delayed until such time as employees are allowed to report to the workplace. The person selected may telework up to the maximum extent possible, up to and including full time, until it is safe to relocate.

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Responsibilities

This position is located in Air Traffic Organization (ATO), Safety and Technical Training, Strategic Outreach Directorate, Standardization Group, Contracts & Finance Team (AJI-4130). This Group is the strategic planning arm of the organization. Standardization provides AJI with strategic alignment, direction, and resources to accomplish the mission, vision, and goals.

He/she uses experience and expert knowledge and skill in applying analytical and evaluative methods and techniques to issues concerning the efficiency and effectiveness of substantive administrative support functions such as finance and budget to facilitate the development and maintenance of AJI budgetary and financial activities in coordination with the ATO Management Services Financial Team. He/she provides leadership for highly complex and challenging activities under the minimal direction of a manager. This work is critical to ATO safety and technical training programs, and associated student travel that transform and sustain the National Airspace System (NAS).

He/she applies experience and knowledge of the principles of financial management, the Federal budget process, and project planning to execute the technical training requirements portions of the Technical Training Business Plan. Often asked to develop new policies, procedures, and approaches that take into consideration FAA policies, Government-wide rules and regulations, and external concerns. May create new solutions and policy interpretations as situations require to include those policies within the FAA's Acquisition Management System (AMS). He/she uses experience and expert knowledge of quantitative and qualitative methods and techniques to evaluate technical requirements for contract vehicles related to NAS systems and equipment. Applies experience and expert knowledge of the budgeting process to initiate, plan and conduct the functional activities for assigned projects. He/she interprets Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) training and business maintenance programs to analyze, evaluate, and define technical training, infrastructure and simulation product and project requirements. Ensures cost effective business solutions and services are implemented and/or validated. He/she provides guidance to junior analysts in the area of financial management and the application of policies, regulations, and laws to assigned program areas.

He/she monitors obligations and expenditures, appropriations and authorizations, plans and allocations. Conducts requirement gathering, prioritization, and funds certification. Reconciles financial transactions, invoices and discrepancies. He/she conducts researches, studies and trends analyses to anticipate possible deficiencies and determines need to submit requests for supplemental funds. He/she develops mathematical and/or statistical analyses pertaining to financial management to track and report the status of financial transactions. Prepares monthly, quarterly, and/or interim budget reports.

He/she creates graphics and charts to create spreadsheets, database software, and cost control systems to track, extract data, and prepare detailed reports and trend analysis for senior management. He/she updates elements of the Business Plan and various AJI internal reports and financial artifacts such as spend plans. He/she prepares and coordinates budget information for internal management review and decision making. He/she develops statistical charts and graphs to clearly articulate trends or to highlight information that leads to data driven decision making.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - The job may require travel from time- to-time, but not on a regular basis. The travel may be for training or other work-related duties.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
NA

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • Eligible applicants meeting the minimum qualification requirements and/or selective placement factor(s) (SPF) may be further evaluated on the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) and/or Quality Ranking Factor (QRF) listed in the announcement.
  • Based on this evaluation, applicants will be placed in one of the following categories: (1) score order; (2) category grouping; or (3) alphabetical, and referred to the selecting official for selection consideration.
  • Some, all, or none of the applicants may be interviewed.


Qualifications

Applicants must demonstrate at least one year (52 weeks) of SPECIALIZED experience equivalent to the next lower grade/pay band (FV-I or FG/GS-13) in the Federal government. Specialized experience is defined as that which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities required to successfully perform the duties of the position, and is typically in or directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

-Experience using automated tool such as the Microsoft Suite of products to create spreadsheets, database software, and cost control systems to track, extract data, and prepare reports and trend analysis for senior management.

- Experience applying budget management techniques to recommend cost effective business solutions.

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  • You should include relevant examples of the specialized experience in your work history. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered.
  • Answer all questions to the best of your ability. DO NOT ASSUME THAT BECAUSE YOU HOLD OR HAVE HELD THIS POSITION, YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE FORUND ELIGIBLE. You may be asked to provide evidence or documentation that you have this type of experience later in the selection process. Your responses are subject to verification through job interviews, or any other information obtained during the application process. Any exaggeration of your experience or any attempt to conceal information can result in disqualification.
  • Applicants who fail to demonstrate possession of any of the above criteria AND who do not provide the required documentation will receive no further consideration for this position.
  • Applicants may be asked to verify information on your application for employment with the FAA.
  • All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the vacancy.

We are not accepting applications from noncitizens.

Education

Education cannot be substituted at this level.

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Additional information

We may use this vacancy to fill other similar vacant positions.
Position may be subject to a background investigation.
A one-year probationary period may be required.

The person selected for this position may be required to file a financial disclosure statement within 30 days of entry on duty. FAA policy limits certain outside employment and financial investments in aviation-related companies. www.faa.gov/jobs/working_here/financial_disclosure_requirements

The U.S. Department of Transportation strives to ensure that equity, transparency, accountability, collaboration, and communication permeate all that we do for the betterment of the Department, the traveling public, and our nation. As such, DOT values a highly diverse workforce of persons who promote a culture of belonging by respecting the personal dignity and worth of each individual and fostering a positive environment where all feel safe and welcome. If these commitments coincide with your personal ideals and professional aspirations, please consider joining the DOT family.

1. This position is covered by the FAA Core Compensation plan. Additional information about core compensation is available on the following website: http://jobs.faa.gov/FAACoreCompensation.htm.

2. As a part of the Federal-Wide Hiring Reform Initiative (streamlining the hiring process), the FAA is committed to eliminating the use of Knowledge, Skills and Ability (KSA) narratives from the initial application in the hiring process for all announcements. Therefore, as an applicant, you are NOT required to provide a narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA.

In lieu of providing a KSA narrative response in the text box listed below each KSA section, in your work history, please include information that provides specific examples of how you meet the response level or answer you chose for each KSA. Your work history examples should be specific and clearly reflect the highest level of ability. Your KSA answers will be evaluated further to validate whether the level that you selected is appropriate based on the work history and experience you provided. Your answers may be adjusted by a human resource specialist as appropriate.

3. This Level 5 (Moderate Risk; Public Trust) position requires favorable adjudication of a Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) background investigation prior to appointment, unless a waiver is obtained.

4. In accordance with HRPM EMP 1.29/1.29a, this position MAY be a Career Enhancement Program/Career Progression assignment. The selectee(s) may be eligible for pay retention.

This is not a bargaining unit position.

Links to Important Information: Locality Pay , COLA

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

IMPORTANT: Applicants may be rated on the extent and quality of experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of the position(s). All answers provided in the on-line process must be substantiated. Ensure that your application package/resume supports your responses.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

ALL applicants MUST submit the following:

(1) resume with complete work history; and

(2) a copy of your most recent SF-50
(Notification of Personnel Action).

*For guidance on how to create a Federal resume, visit http://www.archives.gov/careers/jobs/forms/resume-guide.pdf.

*Failure to submit all required documents by the closing date will result in a finding of ineligible. We are not responsible for incomplete, illegible or missing documents.

*Please DO NOT email your application documents. We cannot accept documents via the email system. Documents sent via email will NOT receive consideration.

All Veterans: If you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit either a DD Form 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (Member 4 Copy or equivalent), or a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions. If you are claiming 10 point preference, you must also submit a completed SF-15, Application for 10-Point Veteran's Preference, and supporting documents outlined on the SF-15. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.

If you are claiming 10 point preference but fail to submit the supporting documents outlined on the SF-15, you will be tentatively assessed as a 5 point preference eligible provided your DD Form 214 reflects that you have the service required to qualify for preference. Documents must be uploaded or faxed to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office listed in this announcement and all documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. If you fail to submit documentation, you will be assessed as a non-veteran.

Veterans currently on active duty claiming veterans' preference: You will be granted tentative preference if you submit a document from the armed forces certifying that within 120 days you are expected to be discharged or released from active duty service under honorable conditions and your application shows that you have the required service. Prior to being appointed, you must provide to the Servicing Human Resource Management Office a DD Form 214 documenting discharge/release and showing that the service was honorable or general. If you are on terminal leave, you must provide documentation certifying authorized terminal leave.

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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