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This position is located in the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO). NCUA is seeking an executive to serve as the Chief Financial Officer .
As the Chief Financial Officer, you will:
Oversee NCUA's centralized accounting functions which cross multiple organization lines.
Serve as the primary advisor and technical expert to the NCUA Board, and the Executive Director's office on all financial matters related to NCUA.
Provide overall direction for agency strategic planning, budget formulation and execution, financial operations, performance reporting, procurement, facilities management, and administrative support functions.
Maintain authority over the agency's facilities management programs, procurement and acquisition programs, and various administrative services needed to carry out the agency's business.
Provide financial reports to the NCUA Board and Executive Director to support recommendations made for the annual budget, establishment of the Operating Fee and Assessment scale, as well the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund (NCUSIF) overhead transfer rate.
Manage accounting operations and maintain adequate internal controls.
Oversee studies regarding the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund.
Manage and ensure proper funding for the NCUSIF.
Oversee the operations and performance of the NCUSIF Investment portfolio and committee.
Implement and carry out the requirements of the CFO Act (P.L. 101-576).
Manage the coordination of activities to support the agency-wide financial audit of the operating fund (OF), (NCUSIF), Central Liquidity Facility (CLF), and Community Development Revolving Loan Fund (CDRLF).
Oversee NCUA financial and managerial reporting process and ensures overall quality control for timely and accurate reporting. This includes the development, maintenance and consistent application of internal control policies and procedures.
Participate with other office directors during regular and special conferences or serve on special committees to discuss policy and program development.
Occasional travel - To attend or present at seminars and to visit the Regional Offices
Job family (Series)
0501 Financial Administration And Program
Conditions of Employment
You must be a U.S. Citizen.
A managerial probationary period may be required.
This position is eligible for episodic telework.
This position has been designated as a Mission Critical Continuity Position.
You must complete a Public Financial Disclosure Form.
This position is subject to drug testing.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance.
For the SS-0501-02, you must have one year (12 months) of full-time specialized experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to the SS-01/SES level in the public or private sector.
Qualifying specialized experience is defined as experience serving as an executive responsible for providing consultative and advisory services on financial management activities; and overseeing a financial operations division or staff to include all of the following: 1)Budget development and execution; 2)Accounting and financial reporting; and 3)Operation of financial and related systems for an agency or large organization.
For the SS-0501-03, you must have one year (12 months) of full-time specialized experience comparable in difficulty and responsibility to the SS-02/SES level in the public or private sector.
Qualifying specialized experience is serving as an executive responsible for overseeing an office and providing strategic support on agency financial management activities to include all of the following: 1)Budget development and execution; 2)Accounting and financial reporting; and 3)Operation of financial and related systems for an agency or large organization.
You must provide specific details in your resume as to how your work experience meets the specialized experience for this position. Please include the month, year, and hours worked for each position held. Failure to provide specific details in your resume may result in an ineligible rating due to not meeting the specialized experience. Ensure that your experience and accomplishments reflect the Executive and Technical Qualifications.
EXECUTIVE QUALIFICATIONS (ECQs):
You must clearly demonstrate in your resume that you possess all the executive qualifications listed below. We recommend that your resume emphasizes your level of responsibilities, the scope and complexity of programs managed, and your program accomplishments, including the results of your actions.
Although it is not required, applicants are encouraged to address the Executive and Technical qualifications separately.
Leading Change. This qualification encompasses the ability to develop and implement an organizational vision, which integrates key national and program goals, priorities, values, and other factors. Inherent to it is the ability to balance change and continuity, to continually strive to improve customer service and program performance within the basic government framework, to create a work environment that encourages creative thinking, and to maintain focus, intensity and persistence, even under adversity.
Leading People. This qualification involves the ability to design and implement strategies which maximize employee potential and foster high ethical standards in meeting the organization's vision, mission and goals.
Results Driven. This qualification stresses accountability and continuous improvement. It includes the ability to make timely and effective decisions and produce results through strategic planning and the implementation and evaluation of programs and policies.
Business Acumen. This qualification involves the ability to acquire and administer human, financial, material, and information resources in a manner which instills public trust and accomplishes the organization's mission, and to use new technology to enhance decision-making.
Building Coalitions/Communication. This qualification involves the ability to explain, advocate and express facts and ideas in a convincing matter, and to negotiate with individuals and groups internally and externally. It also involves the ability to develop an expansive professional network with other organizations, and to identify the internal and external policies that impact the work of the organization.
Technical/Professional Qualification (TQ):
Skill in managing the full range of financial management functions and responsibilities, including the following:
1) Budget development and execution;
2) Accounting and financial reporting;
3) Operation of financial and related systems to support financial processes;and
4) Providing oversight of procurement and acquisition programs.
No educational requirement for this position
Salary is set by the NCUA Board, unless delegated to the Executive Director, and is based on the position's and the individual's potential contribution to the agency's overall strategic goals and the executive and technical qualifications of the successful candidate.
In addition to the standard benefits offered by Federal agencies, NCUA offers additional benefits to its employees. These benefits, some at minimal cost, are some of the best and most competitive in both the private and public sectors. More information can be found byclicking here.
OTHER KEY REQUIREMENTS:
You must serve a one-year managerial probationary period if you have not done so.
- SF-50: 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.
- Special Note for all current and former Senior Executive Service federal employees: NCUA's SS positions are career positions in the competitive service, therefore you must also submit a Notification of Personnel Action, SF-50, from a previous federal position held with permanent tenure in the competitive service (i.e. an SF-50 from a previous GS-15 position). Holding a career SES appointment alone does not give you eligibility to be considered under this announcement. Current SES members will be assessed on both the ECQs and TQs.
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/
NCUA uses 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.
NCUA IS A COMPETITIVE SERVICE AGENCY.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
You must meet the qualifications for this position by the closing date of this announcement.
First, your application package will be reviewed for completeness (resume and supporting documentation). You will not be considered if you fail to submit all the required documents as outlined in this announcement.
Second, your resume will be reviewed to determine if you meet the basic qualifications/specialized experience requirements.
Third, if you meet those requirements and are not an internal non-competitive candidate, your resume will be evaluated by an NCUA ERB rating and ranking panel to determine the extent to which you possess the required executive and technical qualifications. Non-competitive internal candidates, will be forwarded directly to the selecting official. Best Qualified candidates will be referred to an NCUA ERB interview panel for a possible interview. The ERB interview panel will make recommendations on final selections to the appointing authority.
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.
Background checks and security clearance
Sensitive Compartmented Information
Drug test required
Position sensitivity and risk
Special-Sensitive (SS)/High Risk
Trust determination process
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete application package which includes:
2. Other supporting documents:
Cover Letter, optional
Veterans' Preference documentation, if applicable (e.g. DD-214 Member Copy 4 showing type of discharge/character of service, SF-15 Form and related documentation, VA letter, etc.) For 5-Point Preference: DD 214 (Member 4 Copy preferred, however documentation provided must contain dates and character of service) or if you are currently active duty: an official statement of service from your command. For 10-Point Preference: DD-214 (Member 4 Copy preferred, however documentation provided must contain dates and character of service), VA letter and SF-15 for 10-Point preference.
If you are a current active duty military member who does not have a DD214, 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.
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). 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 be rated well-qualified or above on the rating criteria for this position. For additional information, click CTAP.
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 grade (if you are a current or previous federal employee), month and year that you began and ended for each position held or that position may 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.
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