Supervisory Financial Systems Analyst

Washington, D.C
Jan 21, 2022
Jan 25, 2022
IT, Systems Analyst
Full Time

  • Serves as a project leader and senior financial analyst responsible for the conduct of major segments of broad financial management projects and studies.
  • As a project leader, divides financial management projects and studies into components and assigns to team members.
  • Oversees team members, generating ideas and approaches for total financial systems improvement, systems requirements, processes, procedures, personnel, and training.
  • Coordinates closely with and/or works in teams with systems accountants and computer specialists ensuring automated systems are integrated in design, function with overall financial systems.
  • Participates in and is responsible for major segments of agency-wide financial systems development and enhancement initiatives.


Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a US Citizen or US National.
  • Males born after 12/31/1959 must be Selective Service registered or exempt.
  • Subject to satisfactory adjudication of background investigation and/or fingerprint check.
  • Subject to one year supervisory/managerial probationary period unless prior service is creditable. New USDA supervisors must successfully complete all components of the required training program before the end of their probationary period.
  • Direct Deposit ? Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to their financial institution.
  • Successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit
  • Federal employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of their duty location. If selected, you will be required to submit documentation of COVID-19 vaccination by November 22, 2021 or before appointment, if after November 22.
  • The agency will provide additional information regarding what COVID-19 vaccination information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of the agency a legally required exception from this requirement.


Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement including time-in-grade restrictions, specialized experience and/or education, as defined below.

Time in grade: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade to be considered for the next higher grade (e.g one year at the the GS-13 grade level for consideration for the GS-14.

QUALIFICATIONS: In order to qualify, you must meet the experience and the specialized experience requirements described in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards for Financial Administration and Program Series, 0501Use the Group Coverage Qualification Standard for Administrative and Management Positions .

Specialized Experience: GS-14 : One year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal service or equivalent responsibility in the private sector/pay systems that has equipped them with the particular competencies to successfully perform as a Supervisory Financial Systems Analyst. Examples of such experience include: Knowledge of multiple functional and/or technical areas within Momentum Financials, which is one of the federal financial systems used throughout the federal sector. Experience leading testing and managing testers of financial systems development projects. Experience testing software, analyzing requirements, reviewing test scripts, working with users to document issues, resolving those issues, and working with contractors to document requirements. Knowledge providing functional and/or technical systems expertise, advice, and assistance with developing, configuring, and enhancing financial management systems.

Time After Competitive Appointment: Candidates who are current Federal employees serving on a non-temporary competitive appointment must have served at least three months in that appointment..

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


There is no educational substitution for the GS-14 level.

Additional information

  • Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP), Reemployment Priority List (RPL), or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP): Visit the OPM website for information on how to apply as a CTAP, RPL, or ICTAP eligible. To exercise selection priority for this vacancy, CTAP/RPL/ICTAP candidates must meet the basic eligibility requirements and all selective factors. CTAP/ICTAP candidates must be rated and determined to be well qualified (or above) based on an evaluation of the competencies listed in the How You Will Be Evaluated section. When assessed through a score-based category rating method, CTAP/ICTAP applicants must receive a rating of at least 85 out of a possible 100.
  • Veterans who are preference eligible or who have been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after three years or more of continuous active service are eligible for consideration under the Veteran's Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA).
  • Farm Service Agency (FSA) County Employees: Permanent County employees without prior Federal tenure who are selected for a Civil Service position under Public Law 105-277 will be given a career-conditional appointment and must serve a 1-year probationary period.
  • Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (LMWFA) provides current or former temporary or term employees of federal land management agencies opportunity to compete for permanent competitive service positions. Individuals must have more than 24 months of service without a break between appointments of two or more years. Service must be in the competitive service and have been at a successful level of performance or better. Refer to PUBLIC LAW 114-47-AUG. 7, 2015 for more information.