Supervisory Financial Analyst

Washington, D.C
Jan 28, 2022
Feb 01, 2022
Full Time

Typical Duties:
  • Design, manage, and lead multidisciplinary projects to assess, investigate, and/or analyze complex issues in asset management including those related to portfolio management, fund operations, compliance with regulatory obligations, risk assessment, and other topics that may inform regulatory policy using a combination of outreach, examinations, and analysis of market and regulatory datasets.
  • Develop and present authoritative reports based on the evaluation and interpretation of studies in the assigned area of financial analysis; incorporate insights about emerging risks, trends, and events gained from research and monitoring work into reports and presentations that can inform Commission and Division leadership about areas for potential policy action.
  • Work closely with analytical, examination, legal, and other staff to summarize industry data analysis, information gathered in outreach, and/or exam findings in a clear, concise way that is appropriate for the audience.
  • Supervise the analytical work of a multidisciplinary team that includes staff with a variety of backgrounds and expertise, including data scientists, subject matter specialists, accountants, lawyers, and examiners.
  • Coordinate with staff across the Division and Commission, as well as public and industry representatives regarding policy affecting the Analytics Office and the Division.
  • Carry out supervisory duties, such as performance management, training, awards, and recruitment; develop policies and procedures and management controls; develop budgets and strategic plans; determine scope and complexity of possible initiatives; keep employees informed regarding the policies, procedures, and goals of the Commission as they relate to their work on assigned projects; work with senior management on office and personnel development as well as the design and implementation of new initiatives.


Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a US Citizen.
  • Application procedures are specific to this vacancy announcement. Please read all the instructions carefully. Failure to follow the instructions may result in you not being considered for this position.
  • Supplementary vacancies may be filled in addition to the number stated in this announcement.
  • This position has promotion potential to the SK-17.
  • PROBATIONARY PERIOD: This appointment may require completion of a two-year supervisory probationary period.
  • SECURITY CLEARANCE: Entrance on duty is contingent upon completion of a pre-employment security investigation. Favorable results on a Background Investigation may be a condition of employment or selection to another position.
  • DRUG TESTING: This position may be subjected to drug testing requirements.
  • PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION (PCS): Moving/Relocation expenses are not authorized.
  • DIRECT DEPOSIT: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
  • This position is not in the collective bargaining unit.
  • Due to COVID-19, the SEC is currently in an optional telework posture. This position is eligible to request telework in accordance with the SEC 's telework policy.


All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

Time-in-grade for this announcement is one year at the GS/SK-14 or 15 level.

Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. 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, 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.

SK-17: Applicant must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS/SK-14 or 15 level:
  • Managing data-driven analytics work and practical research involving financial markets and products overseen by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) including, in particular, those related to the asset management industry; AND
  • Providing advice, counsel and recommendations related to sensitive policy or regulatory programs, issues, and problems that involve multiple stakeholders and considerable uncertainty; AND
  • Serving as a technical expert on market practices, operations, and innovations in areas related to the markets and market participants regulated by the SEC; AND
  • Communicating findings and analysis, both in writing and orally, to variety of audiences, including senior leadership, other staff, and the public; AND
  • Working with and/or leading teams of staff with varying backgrounds and experience, such as attorneys, analysts, accountants, and/or examiners.

  • Education

    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    Additional information

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