Financial Information Management Analyst, CG-0501-11

Washington, D.C
Sep 23, 2021
Sep 25, 2021
Full Time


This position is located in the Division of Finance, Corporate Planning and Performance Management Branch of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and provides support in the areas of operations and reporting for information technology systems supporting the planning, budgeting, costing, performance and project management activities managed by the Branch.

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

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At the full performance level, major duties include:

- Assists in managing interfaces with other systems that provide data to, or use data from, systems that support CPPM activities, such as the general ledger, payroll processing, receivership billing, human resources information systems, and legacy business systems.

- Assists in developing systems requirements and enterprise data warehouse specifications to meet the changing requirements of accounting, planning, budgeting, cost management, performance and project management, and reporting.

- Helps create and update specifications for all aspects of the development, maintenance and operation of systems, including: the input process, posting, systems tables, editing, systems documentation, reports development, and use documentation.

- Operates information technology systems including running jobs and troubleshooting anomalies associated with configuration and data mapping. Executes reconciliation processes to ensure that data files and reports are accurate. Performs testing and validation of enhancements and upgrade releases. Develops technical test scripts for system enhancements. Writes routine functional descriptions and system design specification based upon input from end users and or senior staff members.

- Maintains tables and data relationships, analyzes associated table maintenance issues, and formulates recommendations to address those issues.

- Executing reconciliation processes to ensure that data files and reports are accurate.

- Maintaining lines of communication with other areas in the Branch, Division and Corporation for the purposes of coordinating and keeping all affected parties apprised of significant production, enterprise warehouse or reporting changes.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

Completion Of Financial Disclosure May Be Required.


Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic, religious/spiritual; community; student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Additional qualifications information can be found here .

To qualify, applicants must have completed at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the CG-09 grade level or above in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience maintaining accounting, planning, budget, cost, performance and project management systems and providing oversight to system users and developers.

OR Education - completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education in a field related to the position to be filled.

OR a COMBINATION of graduate level education as described above, and the specialized experience as described below, that together meet the qualification requirements for this position.

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.


See requirements stated under QUALIFICATIONS.

Additional information

If selected, you may be required to serve a probationary or trial period as applicable to appointment type.

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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.

1. Knowledge of corporate and receivership accounting, planning, budgeting, and cost, performance and project management concepts and practices.

2. Knowledge of accounting and financial management principles, concepts and practices to accomplish a variety of assignments.

3. Ability to assist in developing solutions to accounting, budgeting, planning, cost management, performance and project management, data collection, data management, data analysis and reporting problems.

4. Knowledge of financial information technology systems, including systems development lifecycles, production operations and standards, data management, system internal controls, data quality controls ,enterprise data warehouse operations, and reporting concepts, processes and techniques.

5. Ability to communicate orally with internal and external contacts.

6. Ability to communicate in writing with internal and external contacts.

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
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

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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