The Fraud Section, comprising approximately 160 federal prosecutors, investigates and prosecutes complex, multidistrict and international white-collar criminal cases throughout the country, and implements and coordinates the Department's fraud enforcement policies. Fraud Section cases include health care fraud at both the individual and corporate level, securities and investment fraud; procurement and government program fraud; and foreign bribery (the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act).
This position is located in the Criminal Division, Fraud Section, Health Care Fraud Unit. The incumbent is responsible for supporting the Department's and the Division's federal health care (and opioid) fraud enforcement efforts.
As a Financial Analyst, you will:
Review and analyze voluminous business, financial, and medical records (including correspondence between principals) for evidence of health care fraud.
Review corporate records and structures to trace the proceeds of the fraud and to identify and unwind money laundering transactions, including identifying straw owners and breaking down sophisticated laundering transactions used to facilitate health care fraud schemes.
Trace proceeds of potential fraud schemes to identify individuals and entities that profited from the fraud as well as identify individual assets traceable to the fraud for purposes of asset forfeiture.
Review and analyze internal corporate documents, correspondence, bank records, financial documents, books, ledgers, journal entries, and transactions; and explaining and summarizing these records for HCF and USAO prosecutors.
Create databases of insurance claims, bank records, and financial records that are searchable based on criteria provided by the prosecution team.
Prepare summaries and charts of financial transactions and medical claims and presenting them to attorneys, investigators, and other members of the prosecution team.
Testify at trial regarding the financial analysis and medical claims data analysis.
Assist attorneys in determining records to be subpoenaed and draft subpoena requests; serve as point of contact between Section and financial institutions, in order to facilitate timely and responsive subpoena returns.
Establish and head a working group comprised of financial and regulatory partners, to include FINCEN, the FBI, HHS-OIG, the IRS and other law enforcement partners to identify and solve current and ongoing trends in financial fraud schemes evident in health care investigations.
Occasional travel - - Occasional case related travel will be required.
Job family (Series)
1160 Financial Analysis
Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. Citizen to qualify for this position.
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 for this position, applicants must meet the series qualification and the grade level qualifications.
To qualify for the 1160 Financial Analysis series, applicants must meet one of the qualifications listed below:
Education: Undergraduate or Graduate Education: Major study - finance, business administration, economics, accounting, insurance, engineering, mathematics, banking and credit, law, real estate operations, statistics, or other fields related to the position. OR
Specialized experience: Experience such as performing financial analysis and evaluation work requiring a comprehensive knowledge of (1) corporate finance and any specialized fields of finance required such as public finance, securities, international finance, money and securities markets, investments, and banking, and (2) the financial and management structure, operations, and practices of corporate and other organizations.
Grade Level Qualifications:
To qualify at the GS-14 grade level, applicants must have one year of specialized experience at, or equivalent to, the GS-13 grade level. Examples of specialized experience include: Analyzing sophisticated business, financial, or banking records and recordkeeping systems for evidence of fraud or money laundering schemes; compiling findings and conclusions to produce report or exhibits suitable for litigation; and planning and/or facilitating financial investigations in cooperation with attorney, investigators, or other entities.
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.
See "Series Qualifications" listed above.
The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) provides eligible displaced federal competitive service employees with 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. Well qualified is defined as possession of the majority of competencies required for the position and will be determined, based upon a review of your resume against the competencies required for the position being filled. 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 Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice 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. Well qualified is defined as possession of the majority of competencies required for the position and will be determined, based upon a review of your resume against the competencies required for the position being filled. 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/.
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
This is a direct hire position. Applications will be evaluated against the basic qualifications. Qualified candidates will be considered in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management Direct Hire Guidelines. Veterans' Preference does not apply to the direct hire recruitment procedures.
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).
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, Megan Keate at Megan.Keate@usdoj.gov
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.
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