Defense Finance and Accounting Service FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ANALYST in Indianapolis, Indiana
Summary Who may apply: This announcement is open to current, permanent DFAS employees in the competitive service and current DFAS VRA employees in the local commuting area and eligible DoD PPP Military Spouse preference applicants. Responsibilities Manages audit related programs and processes in order to ensure efficient and compliant execution of financial management resources for audit execution Prepares and delivers briefings, training sessions, consultations and strategy sessions with other staff service functions and activities to influence managers and others to respond and correct audit findings and recommendations Assesses a variety of reports received from internal and external sources to develop formalized recommendations for management's consideration Evaluates operations, policies, procedures, and internal controls of financial operations and applies to make recommendations that will prevent and detect deficiencies and audit risk in the operation of financial management areas Receives special projects pertaining to improving the audit effectiveness and efficiency of financial management operations and related functional requirements Duties will be developmental in nature when the position is filled below the full performance level. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications To be hired at the GS-11 entry grade level, applicants must minimally have: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the federal service demonstrating substantive knowledge of financial management principles related to automated systems processing and operations; performing in-depth analysis of financial management systems and concepts; and analyzing complex financial management data to recommend improvements to business processes and systems. To be hired at the GS-12 entry grade level, applicants must minimally have: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the federal service performing in-depth analysis and extensive evaluation of financial management procedures, policies, internal controls, and regulations to ensure the overall effectiveness and efficiency of finance and accounting operations. This position is developmental and selections may be made at the GS-11 or GS-12 entry grade levels. Once eligibility and qualification requirements are met, selectees will be eligible for promotion at management discretion to the GS-12 grade level without further competition. ?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. Education 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 and above: 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. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 makes certain reimbursements/payments taxable. For information on these changes and the Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA), for which some appointees are eligible, click here. For positions where relocation is paid (see Location block of vacancy announcement), you can learn more about relocation allowances and entitlements. 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 (1-24%). This position is covered by a bargaining unit. 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 https://www.dfas.mil/Portals/98/Documents/Careers/CareerPaths/Finance/DoDFMCertificationProgram.pdf?ver=2020-04-13-164314-517.