The incumbent of this position will serve as a Financial Data Analyst in the Western Region, providing a variety of financial, statistical, data analysis, project, and administrative support to the Division of Supervision.More than the number of positions listed may be filled through this vacancy announcement.
As a Financial Data Analyst, you will be responsible for the following duties:
Collects, analyzes, consolidates, and maintains data related to NCUA's internal reporting systems.
Assesses electronic data to design complex financial, statistical, and analytical reports.
Interprets financial and statistical data to ensure completeness, consistency, and accuracy of data.
Designs custom queries to retrieve raw data from local and national databases.
Serves as a technical point of contact regarding data storage and retrieval.
Occasional travel - Occasional travel to attend classes and conferences.
Job family (Series)
0501 Financial Administration And Program
Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. Citizen.
Suitable adjudication of background/security investigation is required.
A probationary/trial period may be required.
To qualify at the grade CU-09 applicants must have one of the following:
A. Have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the CU/GS-07 level in federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). This experience must include the following activities: 1) reviewing financial data for accuracy and clerical errors or discrepancies; 2) using spreadsheet software (e.g. Microsoft Excel) to evaluate data; 3) generating pre-built database queries for use in analysis or reporting.
B. Have successfully completed a master's or equivalent degree or two (2) full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position.
C. Have a combination of specialized experience as described in "A" above and more than one year of graduate education as described in "B" above, which when combined must equal at least 100% of the grade level requirement.
To qualify at the grade CU-11 applicants must have one of the following:
A. Have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the CU/GS-09 level in federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors). This experience must include the following activities: 1) analyzing financial data through advanced spreadsheet and database skills; 2) analyzing facts to draw conclusions related to financial data; 3) communicating the results of financial analysis (i.e., verbally and in writing); and 4) designing queries and output reports that organize and compile financial data.
B. Have successfully completed a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or three (3) full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of the position.
C. Have a combination of specialized experience as described in "A" above and more than two years of graduate education as described in "B" above, which when combined must equal at least 100 percent of the grade level requirement
You must meet the qualifications for this position by the closing date of this announcement.
YOUR RESUME MUST provide specific details as to how your experience meets the specialized experience as described in the vacancy announcement. When describing your experience in your resume, please be specific. We will not make assumptions regarding your experience. Please ensure that your resume includes the month and year that you began and ended for each position held or that position will not be credited toward meeting the specialized experience requirement. Full-time employment will be assumed unless otherwise stated on your resume. Part-time employment will be prorated in crediting experience. Failure to provide details will result in an ineligible rating.
YOUR RESUME MUST support your responses to the online questionnaire. Failure to provide support may result in a lower rating and/or you may be excluded from consideration.Your latest resume submitted for this vacancy announcement will be used to determine qualifications and supersedes previous submissions.
All education must be achieved by an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement). Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees received from schools by accredited institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants may verify accreditation at the following website: Accreditation. All education claimed by applicants will be verified by OPM accordingly.
Education completed outside the United States must be deemed equivalent to that gained in conventional/accredited U.S. education programs to be acceptable for Federal employment. For more information regarding Foreign Education, please click here.
If you are selected for this position at the CU-09 level, you may be non-competitively promoted to the next level through CU-11 provided that you have fulfilled the necessary qualification requirements including any applicable certification processes. Promotion is not automatic and is conditional on demonstrated ability to perform the higher grade level duties, a current written performance appraisal rating of "fully successful" or better, and fulfillment of the necessary qualification requirements.
Due to certain COVID-19 restrictions, the following scenarios may be applicable temporarily:
- The selectee of this position may be required to temporarily perform their duties in a full-time telework or virtual capacity until we are able to resume onsite operations.
- Individuals who must relocate for this position, may be approved or required to begin work temporarily in their current geographic location prior to relocation to the permanent duty station advertised in this vacancy announcement.
Pay will be set within the advertised pay range to align with the selectee's skills and experience and the requirements of the position.
Pay will be set using NCUA's compensation policy. The salary range shown is NCUA's Local Pay Rate (LPR) which includes a locality rate of 29.06% for the Tempe, Arizona geographical area.
If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. You may register or check status of your registration by visiting the Selective Service website at: http://www.sss.gov/.
This position is in the bargaining unit.
Effective January 1, 2010, OPM must authorize any employment offers we make to current or former (within the last 5 years) political Schedule A, Schedule C, or Non-career SES (political) employees in the executive branch. 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 that to the point of contact listed on this vacancy announcement.
Applicants may be considered for other positions within the agency that require similar qualifications and are in the same series and at the same grade level of this position.
More than the number of positions listed may be filled through this vacancy announcement.
NCUA IS A COMPETITIVE SERVICE FEDERAL AGENCY.
NCUAuses E-Verify, a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
First, your application package will be reviewed for completeness (resume, completed assessment questionnaire, and supporting documentation). You will not be considered if you fail to submit all the required documents as outlined in this vacancy announcement.
Second, if you have a complete application package, your resume will be reviewed to determine if you meet the basic qualifications and specialized experience requirements (see "Qualification" section). You must provide specific details in your resume as to how your experience meets the specialized experience.
Third, your resume and supporting documentation may be compared to your responses to the assessment questions. The numerical rating you receive is based on your responses to the questions. If upon review it is determined that your resume and supporting documentation do not support your responses to the questions, your numerical rating may be adjusted and you may be excluded from consideration for this position.
If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, your application will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration. To preview the application questionnaire, please click here:https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10824676.
The self-assessment questions have been developed to evaluate your competency in the following areas:
Database Management Systems
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
Position sensitivity and risk
Moderate Risk (MR)
Trust determination process
If you wish to be considered under an applicable Veteran's Authority such as (VEOA, 30% or more Disabled vet, VRA, etc.), you must submit a copy of your Veteran's Documentation: DD-214 (member 4 copy preferred, however documentation provided must contain dates and character of service), VA letter, and SF-15.
If you are a current active duty military member who does not have a DD-214 and is claiming preference under the Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) Act, you must submit certification from the Armed Forces indicating that you will be discharged or released under honorable conditions from active duty within 120 days from the date on the certification. Certifications must be on letterhead from the appropriate military branch and include the following information: military dates of service and expected discharge or release date, character of service, military rank, type of discharge and date when terminal leave will begin. Certifications must be signed by, or by direction of military members' military personnel offices, unit commanders or higher headquarters.
SPECIAL EMPLOYMENT CONSIDERATION:
To receive consideration for a special appointment authority (severely disabled, Peace Corps or Vista volunteers,certain military spouses, etc.) you must submit all required documents supporting your claim.
Current and former federal employees must submit a Notification of Personnel Action, SF-50, that indicates grade, status, tenure and the full performance level (FPL) of the position held. Please do not submit an SF-50 for a cash/time off award.
TRANSCRIPTS (REQUIRED if qualifying based on education or combination of specialized experience and education) - Unofficial transcripts are acceptable from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to verify that you meet the minimum education requirement. You must submit a legible copy of transcripts or list of college courses with your name, school name, credit or semester hours, major(s), and grade-point average or class ranking. Official transcripts are required upon selection if you qualified based on education.
Current permanent NCUA employees are not required to submit a Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50). Status will be confirmed by the Agency.
Federal employees seeking CTAP/ICTAP eligibility must submit proof of their eligibility:
Copy of agency notice;
Most recent performance rating; and
SF-50 noting current position, grade level and duty location.
To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced federal employees must receive an 85 or above on the rating criteria for this position. For additional information, click CTAP .
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete application package which includes:
2. Other supporting documents:
Cover Letter, optional
College transcript(s), if qualifying based on education or if a Basic Requirement
Most recent SF-50 or Notification of Personnel Action showing you are/were in the competitive service and the highest grade or promotion potential held (if applying as a status candidate with current or former Federal Service)
DD-214, SF-15 Form and VA letter, or certification of expected discharge or release from active duty for veterans for consideration under veteran hiring authorities.
Non-competitive appointment authority documentation, if applicable.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program Documentation, if applicable (e.g. Certification of Expected Separation, Reduction-In-Force Separation Notice, or Notice of Proposed Removal; SF-50 that documents the RIF separation action; and most recent performance appraisal.)
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.
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.
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This job is open to
Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.
Federal employees - Competitive service
Current or former competitive service federal employees.
Individuals with disabilities
Land & base management
Certain current or former term or temporary federal employees of a land or base management agency.
Peace Corps & AmeriCorps Vista
Individuals eligible under a special authority not listed above, but defined in the federal hiring regulations.
Clarification from the agency
Current and former federal employees with competitive status, reinstatement eligibles, Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) eligibles, Veterans (e.g. VEOA, VRA, and 30% disabled), and special non-competitive appointment eligibles (e.g., persons with disabilities, certain military spouses, Peace Corps and Vista volunteers, etc.).