FINANCIAL SPECIALIST

Office of the Chief Information Officer

Job Description

Summary

Who may apply: Current permanent Defense Finance and Accounting Service employees and those with DoD Military Sprouse Priority Placement Program eligibility This announcement will be used to fill a position at multiple entry grades, GS-11 or GS-12, with a full performance level of GS-12. The minimum salary for GS-11 is $64,545.00 with a maximum salary of 83,906.00. The minimum salary for GS-12 is $77,362.00 with a maximum salary of $100,576.00.

Responsibilities

The incumbent is an Executive Assistant to the director of a major organization.

The purpose of this position is to provide advanced level financial management advice and assistance in the conduct of financial reviews, analysis, and examination of financial data, records, and reports.

Perform directorate wide analysis and reviews directorate work methods and operations with a view toward improvements.

Read and interpret regulatory financial controls and insures compliance; provide assistance and instructions on problems and unprecedented situations.

Independently conducts directorate wide financial reviews of broad scope and participates as a team member on highly complex reviews involving other organizations or sites.

Selections at entry level duties will be developmental in nature.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

Qualifications

Time-in-Grade: Current or former federal employees who have held a GS position in the preceding 52 weeks, must meet the time in grade requirement. To be considered for the GS-11, applicants must have served 52 weeks as a GS-9 or higher in the Federal service. To be considered for the GS-12, applicants must have served 52 weeks as a GS-11 or higher in the Federal service. One year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to that of the next lower grade within the federal service, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position, is required. GS-11

Specialized experience is defined as: assisting in the performance of data analysis and evaluation of financial systems, policies, procedures, and regulations to ensure the continuity of a financial organization's business operations; providing financial management knowledge to leadership in order to assist with the organization's core GS-12

Specialized experience is defined as: performing extensive data analysis and evaluation of financial systems, policies, procedures, and regulations to ensure the continuity of a financial organization's business operations; compiling financial data from various sources and ensuring their accuracy as it pertains to financial legislation and operational policies and procedures; providing substantial financial management knowledge to leadership in order to assist with the organization's core mission

Education

You may need to send proof of education or of certification to be considered for this position. Click here for more information on who must submit documentation at the time of application and what documentation is acceptable: Transcripts and Certifications. GS-11 Substitution of Education for Experience: Three full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree may be substituted to meet the specialized experience requirement. Equivalent combinations of successfully completed higher-level graduate level education and experience may be used to meet total experience requirements. If you are using education to substitute for the specialized experience, you must submit transcripts at the time you apply. To be creditable, education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (http://www2.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html). GS-12: Education is not substitutable for specialized experience at this grade level.

Additional Information

If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application. Moving expenses will not be paid. Telework availability will be based upon the mission requirements and supervisory determination. We may use this announcement to make a temporary promotion. For some positions, the temporary promotion may be made permanent without further competition. Selections are subject to restrictions resulting from the DoD Program for Stability of Civilian Employment. A two year probationary or trial period may be required. We may use this announcement to fill additional vacancies within 120 days of the closing date. This position is Exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act. Travel requirement is Seldom 0-24%. This position is covered by a bargaining unit. Priority Placement Program (PPP) Military Spouse Preference (MSP) eligible candidates will receive priority consideration at the full performance level only. Retired Civil Service Employee: Employment of retired Federal employees receiving an annuity is subject to the requirements of the Department of Defense (DoD) policy guidance. (See DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 300, at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives) This position requires you to obtain and maintain a Level 2 Certification under the DoD Financial Management (FM) Certification Program as a condition of employment. If you are selected, you will have to obtain this certification within two (2) years of your entry on duty in the position unless you are already in a position that requires a Level 2 Certification in which case you must complete the certification within the original 2-year period. Failure to become certified within the required time-frame may be grounds for removal from the position and/or from Federal service. Information about the DoD FM Certification Program is available at http://www.dfas.mil/dam/dfas/careers/pdf/DoDFMCertificationProgram.pdf.

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