Financial Specialist (Information Technology)

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 12, 2022
Closes
Jan 20, 2022
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

As a Financial Specialist, your responsibilities may include:
  • Recommending, proposing, and drafting new policies, standard operating procedures and processes that impact information technology, procurement/contracting, security, data collection, data reporting, financial and budgetary matters, etc.
  • Assisting senior management in effectively planning and anticipating procurement needs and actions by assessing budgetary constraints/concerns.
  • Promoting internal understanding of budgetary functions, Fiscal Year planning, cost/pricing performance trends by means of briefing sessions, personal contact, and correspondence with personnel.
  • Formulating and managing the day-to-day ITM Operating Plan while incorporating and aligning expenditures in accordance with the Technology Business Framework (TBM).
  • Conducting recurring analyses of obligation and cost data to identify funding trends, patterns, and variances from planned program fiscal performance to monitor program and project performance and identify potential problems.
  • Maintaining accurate and up to date program/project cost controls through accounting and financial management (including tracking actual and projected expenditures and the overall burn rate in time and money).
  • Identifying resources (staff, funding, equipment or facilities) required to support varied levels of program operations.
  • Preparing and responding to budget and procurement-related office, agency, or Office of Management and Budget data calls.
  • Perform a wide variety of administrative and analytical duties related to budget formulation, justification, presentation, execution, and review of financial status for Information Technology (IT); and prepare findings, analyses, reports, and recommendations.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to qualify for this position.
  • You must undergo a pre-employment security investigation.
  • Selective Service Registration is required, as applicable.
  • You must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
  • You must meet status eligibility for this announcement.
  • Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
  • The Criminal Division participates in the Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program. E-Verify helps employers to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. For more information, visit https://www.e-verify.gov/.
  • As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Please see "Next Steps" for additional information.


Qualifications

To qualify for the GS-12 grade level: You must have at least one year of specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the GS-11 federal grade level. This experience must include duties such as: assisting management to plan and anticipate procurement needs and actions by assessing budgetary constraints and concerns; participating in the capital planning process and assisting in managing investment portfolios; developing and monitoring spending and performance measures throughout multiple Fiscal Years, and; developing cost factors, ratios, tests, and other mathematical modules to evaluate the current financial status and determine the cost-benefit of alternative budget and program actions.

Time-in-Grade: Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements for consideration by the closing date of this announcement.

Education

There is no education requirement for this position.

Additional information

ELIGIBILITY:
You are eligible under merit promotion procedures, if you meet one of the following criteria:
  • Federal employees currently serving on career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service;
  • Former federal employees with reinstatement eligibility based on previous career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service. For more information see https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/hiring-information/reinstatement/ ;
  • Displaced federal employees requesting special priority selection consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) and the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP);
  • Veterans with Veterans' Preference or veterans who have been separated under honorable conditions after three years or more of active continuous service (Veterans Employment Opportunities Act);
  • Individuals with disabilities - For more information and proof required see https://www.usajobs.gov/help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/individuals-with-disabilities/ ; or
  • Any other individuals eligible for a non-competitive appointment, including former Peace Corps and AmeriCorps VISTA volunteers, Boren Scholars, Fulbright Scholars, etc.
The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced competitive service employees with selection priority over candidates from other agencies for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority over other applicants who are not employees of the Department of Justice if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instruction in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and score 85 or better using established criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility can be found at https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/career-transition/ .

The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and score 85 or better using established criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility can be found at https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/working-in-government/unique-hiring-paths/federal-employees/career-transition/ .

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