Program Finance Specialist

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Oct 15, 2021
Closes
Oct 19, 2021
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in Air Traffic Organization (ATO), Technical Operations, Facilities & Engineering Services, Facilities & Security Group, Program Integration & Support Team, AJW-2410

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Responsibilities

The Program Finance Specialist is recognized subject matter expert and provides leadership for highly complex and challenging activities under the minimal direction of a manager. He/she serves as the contracting officer representative and Engineering Technical Officer for the Group. Provide assistance to help the Contracting Officer establish the contract's technical terms and conditions. Evaluates and prepares program spend plans and stakeholder reviews, and manages, reconciles, tracks, and reports on associated contract expenditures.

Applies experience and expert knowledge of contract and program management concepts, and principles to conduct functional activities for programs that often require the development of new and innovative approaches. Knowledge of Financial Management principles, objectives and regulations, for budget formulation and execution. Monitors all financial and budgetary aspects associated with each contract Task Order, which are funded with both Operations, and Facilities & Equipment.

Responsible for communicating contract requirements, financial management and technical issues to all stakeholders. Provides internal and external communications on national program status, including the preparation, reviews and coordination of reports, correspondence and/or other forms of communication. Develops briefings to convey strategic vision and/or organizational policies to internal and external audiences. Provides consistent communications between Government Technical Interpreters (GTI), all stakeholders, other FAA organizations and Lines of Business. Often represents the Group and ATO as a principal point of contact to provide advice and guidance on the applications of policies and procedures relative to contract management and execution.

Applies experience gained as a Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) for contracts, developing statements of work, approves procurement request, and coordinates with contract support teams. Develops business case documentation to support the budget process for necessary contracts and contract support resources. Assists with execution of program spend plans and then manages, reconciles, tracks, and reports on associated expenditures. Develops, monitors, and updates business processes and metrics to support organizational success and meet reporting deadlines. Confers with program office and user groups on contract performance. Ensures estimated costs are within budget and appropriate for the program. Monitors the contractor's compliance with schedule.

Applies knowledge of FAA's policies and objectives to identify, define, and organize resources for large projects/programs/work activities. Acquires and allocates resources to accomplish activities within established schedules and budgetary requirements. Prepares budget documentation, reports to include analysis of findings and provides recommendations to improve effectiveness and efficiency of organizational performance and coordinates/communicates with peers and managers at all levels of the organization.

Work typically is reviewed only at completion for success in achieving planned results. Has broad discretion to ensure alignment of organizational goals and policies and the requirements of the projects and/or other work activities.

Travel Required

25% or less - The job may require up to 25% travel.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
NA

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Individuals who start their government service after November 22, 2021 need to be fully COVID vaccinated prior to their start date, except in limited circumstances where the law requires an exception.
  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • Must submit an SF50 (See Required Documents)


Qualifications

Candidates must have one year (52 weeks) of SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (FV-I or FG/GS-13) that is typically related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been at least equivalent to the next lower level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

Experience analyzing and evaluating financial documents, including invoices, spend plans and Statements of Work.
  • 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.

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.

1. 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.

2. Applicants may be asked to verify information they have provided on their application for employment with the FAA.

3. Please ensure that you answer all questions and follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may impact your rating or may result in you not being considered for the job.

4. Management may choose to interview all, some, or none of the referred candidates.

5. This position is covered by the FAA Core Compensation Plan. Additional information about core compensation is available on the website: http://jobs.faa.gov/FAACORECompensation.htm

6. This position is in a Bargaining Unit (0054)

This is 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.

If you are an FAA employee, you MUST provide a copy of your SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) containing information in Blocks 15, 17, 18, 19, 22, and 24 so it can be used to verify your position title, series, grade, tenure, and organization of record by the closing date of the announcement. You may fax your SF-50 or upload it into the on-line application. If faxing the SF-50, please ensure you include the vacancy announcement number on the faxed copy.

If you are an FAA employee, you can access and print your SF-50 from the eOPF system https://eopf.opm.gov/dot/ .

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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