FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ANALYST

US Department of the Navy - Quantico, VA4.3

Full-time
Duties
Summary
Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively.

Responsibilities
Performs functional projects whose scope cuts across various departments and activities, and includes projects assigned by the Supervisory Marine and Family Programs (MF) APF Financial Management Analyst and Lead Financial Analyst. Prepares project reports for submission to the Lead Analyst, the Supervisory Financial Management Analyst, the Future Operations Branch Head, Marine and Family Programs Chief of Staff and Director, Marine and Family Programs Division (MF).

Responsible for several budgets and fund accounts for MF. These programs are funded from several appropriations in the Marine Corps and Office of Secretary of Defense (OSD) budgets, including O&M Marine Corps (O&MMC) and O&M Marine Corps Reserve (O&MMCR).

Serves as a financial analyst in the areas of budget and execution. Responsible for ensuring assigned budgets are properly formulated and justified. Analyzes Marine Corps programming and budgetary guidance. Interprets new guidance on budget procedures and writes clear concise supplemental guidance for MF program managers and planners. Assists program managers in the development, preparation, and defense of MF’s Phasing plans. Supports Budget team with necessary execution reports for the programming justification for inclusion in the POM and FYDP. Provides historical cost data and other financial information to help program managers articulate and justify resource requirements. Assist with the reviewing, analyzing and edits, for the consolidated budget submissions for Marine and Family Programs. Identifies funding shortfalls and prepares associated supporting documentation. Proposes alternative methods of financing unfunded requirements. Responsible for reviewing, justifying and consolidating the various requests for current year deficiency to OSD and Marine Corps.

Serves as staff budget advisor for assigned programs, responsible for ensuring program managers have the necessary information and advice to properly plan and execute their budgets. Provides program managers with financial information, including financial reports showing the status of budgetary authority, obligations, and expenditures of funds, trend analyses of expenditures; and comparisons of actual performance to the financial spending plan and identification of variances. Serves as a financial consultant to program managers on issues such as appropriate fund laws and regulations; budgeting strategies and techniques; use of financial management products and systems; resource distribution; program priorities; financial forecasts; and development of annual and long-range financial plans.

Coordinates with MR Division staff to develop reporting compatibility for APF and NAF accounting systems.

Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner. Takes action to solve problems quickly. Alerts the higher-level supervisor, or proper point of contact for help when problems arise. Adheres to safety regulations and standards. Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor. Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment.

Performs other duties as assigned. This is a white-collar position where occasional lifting up to 20 lbs. may be required.

Travel Required
25% or less - Varies

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
NA

Job family (Series)
0501 Financial Administration And Program

Requirements

Requirements
Conditions of Employment
See Duties and Qualifications

EVALUATIONS:
Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or Public Administration, or a related field such as Accounting appropriate to the work of position AND three years of experience in the occupation, or a related field or work area, OR a combination of education and experience- four years of experience in appropriated fund budgeting sufficient to analyze budget requirements for national level programs funded and managed by MF Division and 24 semester hours in substantial course work in business administration, finance or public administration, accounting or auditing, OR substantial course work in business administration, finance or public administration, accounting or auditing, or an equivalent combination of budgeting experience, college level education and training that provided professional budgeting knowledge is required. Knowledge of budgeting and accounting theories, practices, methods, and techniques to independently perform a variety of assignments and advise managers on financial matters is preferred. Knowledge of and skills to perform audit and review procedures sufficient to review internal controls, account reconciliation and financial statements. Knowledge of the following systems is highly desired: Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) System, the Standard Accounting, Budgeting, and Reporting System (SABRS), Computron, SMARTS/ReportNet, and the Programming & Budgeting Documentation Database (PBDD).

Skill in using computers, electronic communications, and spreadsheet analysis; analyzing accounting systems or modifying and adapting conventional accounting and analytical techniques and procedures to solve a variety of accounting problems. Skill to: communicate orally and in writing sufficient to prepare reports and guidance and provide briefings on controversial or complex topics; establish and maintain effective relationships and collaborate with various levels of management within the federal and/or private sectors; resolve complex or controversial issues or problems and provide advice and assistance on matters of equal difficulty.

Education
Additional information
GENERAL INFORMATION: Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review: https://www.donhr.navy.mil/NoFearAct.asp.

As part of the employment process, the Human Resources Division may obtain a Declaration of Federal Employment (OF306) or any other form specific to the position, state and local background checks and a fingerprint report from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a federal investigation as specified within the position description.

Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.

Required Documents:
  • Education/certification certificate(s), if applicable.
  • If prior military, DD214 Member Copy
This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.

Involuntarily separated members of the armed forces and eligible family members applying through the Transition Assistance Program must submit a written request/statement (may be obtained from the MCCS Human Resources Office) and present ID card with “TA” stamped in red on front of card.

INDIVIDUALS SELECTED FROM THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE CHANGED TO PART-TIME OR FULL-TIME AT MANAGEMENT'S DISCRETION WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION.

ALL ONLINE APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 1159PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME (EST) ON THE CLOSING DATE LISTED IN THE JOB POSTING.

How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your application/resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. This vacancy will be filled by the best qualified applicant as determined by the selecting official.

Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance
Not Applicable

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

Required Documents
Varies - Review "OTHER INFORMATION"

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

Benefits

Benefits
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits .

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. Benefits you get to enjoy while working at MCCS include but are not limited to:

  • Stability of Federal Civilian Service
  • People with passion for doing work that matters
  • Quality of Work Life Balance
  • Competitive Pay
  • Comprehensive Benefit Packages
  • Marine Corps Exchange and Base Facility Privileges
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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.