Financial Analyst

Washington, D.C
Dec 02, 2021
Dec 08, 2021
Full Time

The Financial Controls Branch within FDCD is responsible for, among other things: (a) developing, implementing, and maintaining an internal controls assertion process within the Judiciary; (b) conducting internal control reviews of financial processes and information technology (IT) systems; and (c) providing independent controls risk and financial analysis to the Judiciary.

Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:
  • Assisting in the planning and execution of internal control reviews/assessments to ensure design and operating effectiveness of financial internal controls to include IT general and application controls over designated systems;
  • Developing tools and applications to support a nationwide financial internal controls program consistent with OMB Circular A-123;
  • Conducting internal control reviews/assessments to include tests of design and operating effectiveness of internal controls, including IT general and application controls for systems that support the Judiciary's financial reporting and financial processes leading to the annual management statement of assurance;
  • Coordinating internal control efforts with the Office of Audit, Office of Compliance and Risk, the Deputy Director's Office, and other relevant offices;
  • Supporting the Judiciary internal controls education and communication strategy;
  • Providing internal controls training and consultation to the Judiciary;
  • Supporting financial management across the Judiciary to include recommending improvements to internal controls based on risk models;
  • Supporting the remediation of identified control deficiencies;
  • Serving as an internal consultant and troubleshooter for various projects;
  • Assisting in the maintenance of a Judiciary-wide improper payments reporting process; and
  • Providing recommendations to align internal controls and data management to help integrate the two branches.

  • Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

  • All information is subject to verification. Applicants are advised that false answers or omissions of information on application materials or inability to meet the following conditions may be grounds for non-selection, withdrawal of an offer of employment, or dismissal after being employed.
  • Selection for this position is contingent upon completion of OF-306, Declaration of Federal Employment during the pre-employment process and proof of U.S. citizenship for competitive status positions or conversion to a competitive status position with the Administrative Office of the US Courts. In instances where non-citizens are considered for hire into temporary or any other position with non competitive status or when it is confirmed by the AO's Human Resources Office that there are no qualified U.S. citizens for a competitive status position (unless prohibited by a law or statue), non-citizens must provide proof of authorization to work in the United States and proof of entitlement to receive compensation. Additional information on the employment of non-citizens can be found at . For a list of documents that may be used to provide proof of citizenship or authorization to work in the United States, please refer to Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification .
  • All new AO employees will be required to complete a FBI fingerprint-based national criminal database and records check and pass a public trust suitability check.
  • All new AO employees must identify a financial institution for direct deposit of pay before appointment.
  • You will be required to serve a trial period if selected for a first-time appointment to the Federal government, transferring from another Federal agency, or serving as a first-time supervisor. Failure to successfully complete the trial period may result in termination of employment.
  • If appointed to a temporary position, management may have the discretion of converting the position to permanent depending upon funding and staffing allocation.
  • Relocation expenses may be provided, but only if authorized by the Director of the AO.

  • Qualifications

    Applicants must have demonstrated experience as listed below. This requirement is according to the AO Classification, Compensation, and Recruitment Systems which include interpretive guidance and reference to the OPM Operating Manual for Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions.

    Specialized Experience : Applicants must have one full year (52 weeks) of specialized experience which is in or directly related to the line of work of this position. Specialized experience is demonstrated experience providing support on internal control activities AND providing support to management regarding financial operations reviews and financial management.


    This position does not require education to qualify.

    Additional information

    The AO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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