Business Financial Manager

Employer
National Security Agency
Location
Fort Meade, MD
Posted
Nov 23, 2021
Closes
Dec 04, 2021
Ref
237962134
Hours
Full Time
The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal: to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive classified national security information.The National Security Agency employs a wide variety of business professionals who play a critical role through budgetary and contract activities that support our nation's security every day. We rely on the skills of our acquisition, finance, and accounting professionals to support the internal infrastructure of a federal agency comparable in size and budget to Fortune 100 companies.We are seeking passionate Business Management and Acquisition professionals to work as Business Financial Managers (BFM).Responsibilities of a Business Financial Manager include, but are not limited to:- Budgeting, accounting, and reporting, as well as analyzing and interpreting the financial significance of past events and future plans- Certifying availability and accountability of funds and entitlements.- Reviewing and/or approve budgets.- Training in federal acquisition and budgetary transactions to become certified in Business Financial Management under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) and the Department of Defense Financial Management (DoD-FM) certification within 24 monthsJob SummaryThe National Security Agency employs a wide variety of business professionals who play a critical role through budgetary and contract activities that support our nation's security every day. We rely on the skills of our acquisition, finance, and accounting professionals to support the internal infrastructure of a federal agency comparable in size and budget to Fortune 100 companies. You formulate and execute budget resources, develop and allocate manpower resources and even provide guidance on implementing policy on cost, finance, and accounting. Start a career where you become a steward of taxpayer dollars, seeking the greatest return that money can provide: a superior intelligence service for the safety and security of our nation.QualificationsEntry/Developmental - $49,157 - $78,167*The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position.Entry is with a Bachelor's degree and no experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 4 years of relevant experience, or an Associate's degree plus 2 years of relevant experience may be considered for individuals with in-depth experience that is clearly related to the position.Degree must be in Business or a related field (eg, Accounting, Economics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Business Administration, or Public Administration) with at least 24 semester credit hours in accounting, business finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial marketing, marketing, quantitative methods, and/or organizational management.Experience in a business or finance related area (eg, analyzing/monitoring budgets and expenditures) is desired.Full Performance - $72,750 - $113,362*The qualifications listed are the minimum acceptable to be considered for the position. Salary offers are based on candidates' education level and years of experience relevant to the position and also take into account information provided by the hiring manager/organization regarding the work level for the position.Entry is with a Bachelor's degree plus 3 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree plus 1 year of relevant experience, or a Doctoral degree and no experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 7 years of relevant experience, or an Associate's degree plus 5 years of relevant experience may be considered for individuals with in-depth experience that is clearly related to the position.Degree must be in a Business or related field (eg, Accounting, Economics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Business Administration, or Public Administration) with at least 24 semester credit hours in accounting, business finance, law, contracts, purchasing, economics, industrial marketing, marketing, quantitative methods, and/or organizational management.Relevant experience must be in a business or finance related area (eg, analyzing/monitoring budgets and expenditures). Certified Defense Financial Manager (CDFM) and/or DAWIA Financial Management (FM) level II is preferred.CompetenciesAs a Business Financial Manager you will be part of a team that handles a wide range of budgetary tasks involved in providing new and improved intelligence capabilities and products to our customers. This area of business is concerned primarily with the total financial affairs of an organization, department, or program and the translation of actions past, present, and proposed into meaningful and relevant information for use in management.- Developing a budget or financial plan for an organization, organizational unit, program, or expenditure/cost center.- Evaluating procurements to ensure compliance with funding, legal, and program requirements.- Monitoring expenses against budgets to identify potential overruns and excesses.- Recording and analyze financial data and transactions for legality, appropriateness, and accuracy.Pay, Benefits, & Work ScheduleOn-the job training, Internal NSA courses, and external training will be made available based on the need and experience of the selectee.Monday - Friday, with basic 8hr/day work requirements between 0600 and 1800 (flexible).How to applyTo apply for this position, please click the 'Apply' button located at the top right of this posting. After completing the application for the first time, or reviewing previously entered information, and clicking the 'Submit' button, you will receive a confirmation email. Please ensure your spam filters are configured to accept emails from . PLEASE NOTE: US Citizenship is required for all applicants. Reasonable accommodations provided to applicants with disabilities during the application and hiring process where appropriate. NSA is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations. All applicants and employees are subject to random drug testing in accordance with Executive Order 12564. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a security background investigation and polygraph.This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 USC 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, you may be asked to submit documents verifying your eligibility.Please note that you may be asked a series of questions depending on the position you apply for. Your responses will be used as part of the screening process of your application and will assist in determining your eligibility for the position. Be sure to elaborate on experiences in your resume. Failure to provide the required information or providing inaccurate information will result in your application not being considered for this position. Only those applicants who meet the qualifications for the position will be contacted to begin employment processing.Please Note: Job Posting could close earlier than the closing date due to sufficient number of applicants or position no longer available. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.DCIPS DisclaimerThe National Security Agency (NSA) is part of the DoD Intelligence Community Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). All positions in the NSA are in the Excepted Services under 10 United States Codes (USC) 1601 appointment authority.arrow_upwardBack to Top