Full Job Description
This position is located within the International Training Financial Management group (ITFM), which is responsible for the overall financial management, monitoring, and reporting, for both the International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP) and the Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance, and Training (OPDAT). ITFM falls under the Office of Administration within the Department of Justice's Criminal Division.
As a Financial Management Analyst, your responsibilities may include:
Assisting in developing quarterly financial reports and billing reports for numerous country programs and handling problem reports using Oracle's Hyperion Financial Management (HFM), Oracle Business Intelligence, the Department of Justice accounting system, and other relevant systems.
Assisting in the internal audit review function including examination of budget and expenditures at headquarters and in the field as necessary.
Reviewing and coordinating accounting documents that reflect budget execution activities, such as obligations, payments, corrections, adjustments, and receivables.
Discussing potential solutions with the supervisor/senior employee that would be most appropriate in addressing budget shortages and fiscal problems.
Consolidating budget estimates and preparing justifications for a consolidated budget.
Assisting in the preparation of financial information for long-range plans of the organizations, and updating the plan based on expenditures, funds reprogramming, and other budgetary aspect.
Job family (Series)
0501 Financial Administration And Program
Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. Citizen to qualify for this position.
You must complete the online questionnaire and additional assessment(s).
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.
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/.
To qualify at the GS-09 grade level, applicants must have one of the following:
Two (2) full years of graduate education or a master's degree, LL.B, J.D., or equivalent degree that demonstrates the competencies needed to do the work of the position; OR
At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 Federal grade level. Examples of specialized experience must include duties such as: assisting with developing estimates for funding requirements to support plans and programs; preparing ad hoc budget and financial reports; utilizing automated financial and accounting systems to monitor, track and report on program obligations; and analyzing and advising on financial and accounting matters by providing recommendations to senior staff; OR
Combination of education and experience may also be used to qualify. Please note, only graduate education in excess of the first full year may be used in this calculation.
To qualify at the GS-11 grade level, applicants must have one of the following:
A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, or three (3) full years of progressively higher education leading to such a degree, or LL.M, if related, that demonstrates the competencies needed to do the work of the position; OR
At least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 Federal grade level. Examples of specialized experience must include duties such as: developing estimates for funding requirements to support plans and programs; preparing ad hoc budget and financial reports for all facets of budget operations; utilizing automated financial and accounting systems to monitor, track and report on program obligations; auditing financial records for compliance with internal controls; and providing recommendations to management to resolve a variety of funding transactions, complaints, or discrepancies; OR
Combination of education and experience may also be used to qualify. Please note, only education in excess of two full years of graduate education may be used in this calculation.
Combination of Education and Experience - Your current education completed is credited as a percentage of the education required for the grade level and your current experience is credited as a percentage of the total experience required for the grade level. The two percentages are added and must equal 100% in order to qualify for the desired grade level.
All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, see www.ed.gov.
There is no education requirement for this position.
The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced federal competitive service employees 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 rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified or better category using established category rating 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 DOJ with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your DOJ 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 rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified or better category using established category rating 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/.
USA Hire Reasonable Accommodation Requests: If you believe you have a disability (i.e., physical or mental), covered by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 as amended, that would interfere with completing the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, you will be granted the opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation in your online application. Requests for Reasonable Accommodations for the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments and appropriate supporting documentation for Reasonable Accommodation must be received prior to starting the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. Decisions on requests for Reasonable Accommodations are made on a case-by-case basis. If you meet the minimum qualifications of the position, after notification of the adjudication of your request, you will receive an email invitation to complete the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. You must complete all assessments within 48 hours of receiving the URL to access the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. To determine if you need a Reasonable Accommodation, please review the Procedures for Requesting a Reasonable Accommodation for Online Assessments here: https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=Reasonable_Accommodations_for_USA_Hire.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application will be evaluated and rated under DOJ's category rating and selection procedures. In order to be considered for this position, you must complete all required steps in the process. In addition to the application and application questionnaire, this position requires an online assessment. The online assessment measures critical general competencies required to perform the job.
The assessment includes a cut score based on the minimum level of required proficiency in these critical general competencies. You must meet or exceed the cut score to be considered. You will not be considered for the position if you score below the cut score or fail to complete the assessment.
Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the online assessment questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. Your application will then be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified. Names of all candidates in the best qualified category will be sent to the hiring official for employment consideration. Candidates within the best qualified category who are eligible for veterans' preference will receive selection priority over non-veteran preference eligibles.
You will be assessed on the following KSAs/Competencies:
Attention to Detail
Veterans' Preference: If you are entitled to veterans' preference, you should indicate the type of veterans' preference you are claiming on your resume. In order to verify your veterans' preference entitlement, please submit a copy of the Member 4 Copy of your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from active Duty); official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty; or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that shows your military service was performed under honorable conditions. In addition, if you are a disabled veteran, a Purple Heart recipient, widow/widower of a veteran, the spouse of a disabled veteran, or the parent of a disabled or deceased veteran, you must submit a Standard Form (SF) 15, Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference, and the other required documentation identified on the reverse side of the SF-15 to support your preference claim. Although veterans' preference points are not assigned under the category rating procedures described above, veterans' preference eligibles are listed ahead of non veterans within each category for which they are qualified. In addition, qualified veterans with a compensable service connected disability of 10% or more are placed in the highest quality category (i.e. Best Qualified) http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete application package which includes:
Resume (cover letter is optional) - Applicants will be evaluated based on a comparison of the position requirements against the quality and extent of experience or related education as reflected in their resume. Applicants are encouraged to ensure work experiences clearly show the possession of knowledge of the subject matter pertinent to the position and the technical skills to successfully perform the duties of the position. Your resume must include the following information for each job listed: month and year, start/end dates (e.g. June 2007 to April 2008), and full-time or part-time status (include hours worked per week).
Unofficial Transcripts (if qualifying based on education).
USA Hire Reasonable Accommodations Requests - If you are requesting a reasonable accommodation to the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, submit documentation to support your request, including the Reasonable Accommodation Request Form found here.
Documentation of Eligibility for Special Hiring Authorities (if applicable) to prove appointment eligibility. Examples include: Schedule A disability letter, Peace Corps volunteer letter, military spouse hiring authority documentation, etc.
Current or Former Political Appointees (if applicable) - Please note on your resume and attach an SF-50. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the HR Office.
Schedule A Documentation (if applicable) - The Criminal Division welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities and is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advanced on the basis of merit within the Department. The Criminal Division also encourages eligible Schedule A applicants to submit their resumes directly to the Criminal Division disability POC, LaToya Washington at LaToya.Washington@usdoj.gov.
Veterans' Preference Documentation (if applicable):
If you are a discharged, non-disabled veteran, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 showing character discharge (Member 4 Copy), or other documentation of service and separation under honorable conditions. If you do not have your DD-214, you may request it after discharge from the National Archives at http://www.archives.gov/veterans.
If you are a veteran within 120 days of discharge, you must submit signed documentation from the Armed Forces certifying: 1) your expected release/retirement from active duty, 2) under honorable conditions, 3) your pay grade/rank/rate at time of discharge, 4) dates of active duty service, 5) any campaign or expeditionary medals received, and 6) dated within 120 days of your separation.
If you are a disabled veteran, Purple Heart recipient, or parent or spouse of a disabled or deceased veteran, you must submit a completed SF-15 (https://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf) and all additional proof required by the SF-15, as applicable, if you do not have your Department of Veterans Affairs letter establishing proof of disability, you may request it at https://www.ebenefits.va.gov or call 1-800-827-1000.
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This job is open to
Individuals with disabilities
Individuals eligible under a special authority not listed above, but defined in the federal hiring regulations.
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
Peace Corps & AmeriCorps Vista
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Open to all US Citizens, including Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities, and other individuals eligible for non-competitive appointment.