Financial Analyst, CG-1160-13/14

Washington, D.C
Sep 21, 2021
Sep 28, 2021
Full Time


This position is located in the Division of Insurance and Research, Large Bank Pricing Section, with responsibility for implementing and monitoring the Corporation's risk-based deposit insurance assessment program for Large Banks.

Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.

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  • Serves as a subject matter expert on matters pertaining to deposit insurance pricing and emerging risks within the banking industry.
  • Plans, manages, and analyzes the financial performance and risk profile of Large Banks to determine the appropriateness of their calculated assessment rate and their relative risk rank.
  • Performs analyses of emerging risks and tends in the banking and thrift industries, including lending, investment and funding patterns, and concentrations, for the potential effect on the risk profile of Large Banks.
  • Reviews the effectiveness of insurance and supervisory programs designed to collect information on Large Banks and makes recommendations for improving quantitative risk measurement techniques.
  • Undertakes comprehensive reviews of Large Banks that have been identified as candidates for a potential scorecard adjustment.
  • Initiates and performs horizontal reviews of various Large Bank "peer groups" to identify pricing outliers and pricing anomalies.
  • Performs Call Report audits of Large Banks to identify potential reporting errors that may affect the calculation of assessment rates.
  • Prepares presentations and complex written analyses under tight time constraints.
  • Cultivates strong-inter-divisional relationships.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - May require occasional overnight travel.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

Completion Of Financial Disclosure May Be Required.


To qualify for CG-13: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the CG/GS-12 grade level or above in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience examining or analyzing the financial conditions and performance of insured depository institutions; recommending for correction of weakness or deficiencies.

To qualify for CG-14: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the CG/GS-13 grade level or above in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience examining or analyzing the financial conditions and performance of insured depository institutions; recommending correction of weakness or deficiencies; serving as a corporate/company liaison or technical expert.

Applicants must have met the qualification requirements (including selective placement factors - if any) for this position within 30 calendar days of the closing date of this announcement.


There is no substitution of education for the experience for this position.

Additional information

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If selected, you may be required to serve a probationary period.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your resume and the online assessment questionnaire will be reviewed, to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements outlined in this announcement. Therefore, it is imperative that your resume contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make the qualification determination. Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level.

Your resume will also be evaluated to measure your responses to the assessment questions. If you rated yourself higher on the questionnaire than what is supported by your resume, your overall qualifications assessment may be adversely affected.

Top ranked candidates will be referred to the selecting official for further review and consideration.

The competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) you will be assessed on are listed below.
  • Knowledge of the principles, techniques, and theories of financial analysis.
  • Knowledge of bank examination techniques and the application of supervisory policy to analyze and communicate authoritative recommendations.
  • Knowledge of FDIC databases and the FFIEC's Consolidated Reports of Condition and Income (Call Report).
  • Ability to use software such as spreadsheets, database management, report writing, graphical presentation applications (such as Access, PowerPoint, Excel, and SAS) to compile information for analytical decision making.
  • Skill in written communication to present findings and make recommendations.
  • Skill in oral communication.

You do not need to respond separately to these KSAs. Your answers to the online questionnaire and resume will serve as responses to the KSAs.

To preview questions please click here .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Position sensitivity and risk
Moderate Risk (MR)

Trust determination process

Required Documents

Failure to provide all of the required documentation as stated in this vacancy announcement, may result in an ineligible determination or may affect your consideration status. Please review the following to determine your eligibility and which document(s) is required to complete your application:

FDIC EMPLOYEES: Submit a final digitally signed copy of your most recent Annual Performance Appraisal and Evaluation form. The final PDF form is also acceptable. If you want to be considered non-competitively include a copy of your SF-50. The SF-50 must show the highest grade level or full performance level applicant has attained competitively on a permanent basis, and grade must be equivalent or higher than the grade for which applying.

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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