Fort Lee, Virginia
Nov 25, 2021
Nov 30, 2021
Full Time

Serves as the Financial Analyst in a Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) HQ location. The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a Financial Analyst responsible for performing financial management functions and analysis associated with travel, permanent change of station and the Government Travel Charge (GTCC) program. .

Position responsibilities include:
  • Performs data management and analysis using various automated systems.
  • Works in internal controls performing testing and development of control enhancements.
  • Provides professional analytical results based on quantifiable testing of data and documents.
  • Works with functional areas to identify root cause issues of failed test data to determine materially and correction action plans.
  • Reviews and analyzes financial data, transactions and reports.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. National.
  • Must meet minimum age requirement. See the Additional Information section for more information.
  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with the Selective Service System by the announcement closing date or exempt from registration.
  • May be subject to successful E-Verify check. See more information at
  • May be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, based on a completed background investigation.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance eligibility based on an appropriate background investigation.
  • May be subject to a two year probationary/trial period.
  • Direct deposit of pay is required: Yes
  • Work environment: Work is performed in a properly lighted, ventilated, and temperature controlled office devoid of unusual risks or discomforts.
  • Physical Requirements: Primarily sedentary, some walking, standing , bending, or carrying of light items.
  • COVID19: All Federal Employees must be fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021. Please see Additional Information.
  • Work Schedule: Regular Schedule; Full Time


See the OPM Qualification Standards for more information. This position is covered under Administrative and Management Positions.

One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-11 grade level or equivalent to at least GS-11 under other Federal service pay systems, private sector, or military.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service program (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.

Examples of qualifying specialized experience:
  • Knowledge of financial theories, practices, methods, techniques and the ability to apply them to assigned internal controls.
  • Skill in analyzing financial systems and documents determine compliance to internal controls processes and/or in modifying and adapting conventional financial and analytical techniques to solve a variety of financial problems.
  • Ability to understand and apply policy compliance to the review of documentation obtained through random sampling techniques.

You must also meet the following requirements by the announcement closing date:
  • Current and former federal employees in either the competitive or excepted service and current federal employees applying under VEOA eligibility are subject to time-in-grade . You must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade level (GS-11) to be eligible for promotion. See the Required Documents section to learn what documents are necessary to show you meet this requirement.
  • Current civilian employees must have completed at least 90 days of federal civilian service since their latest non temporary appointment from a competitive referral certificate, known as time after competitive appointment . For this requirement, a competitive appointment is one where you applied to and were appointed from an announcement open to "All US Citizens."


You may not use education to qualify.

Additional information

  • Applicants with a Permanent Resident Card (aka Green Card) are authorized to live and work in the U.S. but are not eligible for employment in positions requiring U.S. citizenship. This position requires U.S. citizenship.
  • The minimum age requirement is generally 18 years of age. Employing those under 18 may be possible under certain circumstances. If under 18 years of age, ensure you provide documentation showing how you are eligible.
  • Subject to occasional overtime.
  • Position is Exempt from Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
  • Position is covered by a bargaining unit.
  • Position is not obligated.
  • Financial Difficulty does not automatically remove you from consideration for a position.
  • Position does not meet the DoD criteria for re-employing former Federal employees who retired under either the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) or the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS).
  • Deliberate attempts to falsify your application information, such as copying portions of this job announcement into your resume, may result in you being removed from consideration for this position.
  • COVID19 - All Federal Employees must be fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021. Proof of vaccination will be required. To ensure compliance with this mandate, review the vaccination requirements, to include timelines for receiving required doses, at the following:
  • Incumbent may be required to travel by commercial and/or military modes of transportation, including aircraft.
  • Access to ADP/IT Level II systems is required, therefore, incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance eligibility based on appropriate background investigation.
  • This is a Financial Management Level II certified position UP of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2012. Public Law 112-81. Subtitle F-Financial Management, Section 1599d. Incumbent shall comply with the requirements of this certification program.
  • Position is telework eligibe

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