The Finance and Accounting Branch performs a vast array of financial services, including: ensuring the segregation of duties for strong internal controls; managing the requirements of both the internal and external financial audit requirements; oversight of the Unified Financial Management System; oversight of the reimbursable program; reviewing, processing, and certifying the validity of obligations; tracking invoices; reconciling accounts; processing travel authorizations and vouchers, etc.
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As a Supervisory Budget Analyst, GS-0560-15, your typical work assignments may include the following:
- Administering and managing all aspects of three major compensation programs comprised of the September 11th Victim Compensation Program involving $2.5 billion annually in expected payments; the Radiation Exposure Compensation Program involving $70 million annually in expected payments; and the Vaccine Compensation Program involving roughly $18 million annually in expected payments per year.
- Providing oversight over a robust reimbursable program.
- Reviewing, processing, and certifying obligations.
- Reviewing internal controls and identifying potential problems and recommending appropriate mechanisms to address potential weaknesses and areas of concern.
- Serving as the point of contact for financial audits, representing the Civil Division in meetings with the Quality Control and Compliance Group of the JMD Finance staff and the external auditors.
- Exercising the full range of supervisory and personnel management authorities and responsibilities in directing the work of a subordinate staff as well as developing long-range objectives for the program functions managed.
- Ensuring all appropriate staff members are trained or briefed accordingly on the Unified Financial Management System.
- Providing financial and accounting oversight and services for 14 separate funding sources totaling over $3.5 billion per year that include one-year, two-year, multi-year, no-year reimbursable, sub allotment and permanent -indefinite funding.
- Developing requests for proposals to ensure the contractor provided accounts maintenance function meets the needs of the Civil Division’s financial operations.
Conditions of Employment
- You must be a United States Citizen or National.
- You must successfully pass a security/background investigation and a drug screening.
- You must be a current Federal employee within the Department of Justice on a competitive service appointment.
- You must meet all applicable time-in-grade requirements by the closing of this announcement.
- Additional selections may be made from this announcement, for up to 90 days, if additional positions become available.
- Financial Disclosure: If selected, you may be required to disclose financial information in accordance with DOJ and Federal ethics guidelines.
To qualify for the GS-15: You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 Federal grade level that demonstrates mastery of the concepts, principles, and practices of budgeting and/or financial management such as administering and managing compensation programs, preparing audit sample packages reviewing potential audit concerns and implementing solutions to audit Notices of Findings and Recommendations (NFR), providing oversight of a large reimbursable program, recommending solutions to financial issues, experience developing budgetary submissions and providing authoritative source of advice and assistance for other analysts in the formulation of budgetary and financial actions.
Time-in-Grade: Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements for consideration.
You MUST meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
This vacancy is open to applicants from any of the groups listed below: When you apply you’ll have the chance to claim an eligibility option, be sure you fully read each statement and any links provided to make sure you know which eligibility you qualify for.
- Current Department of Justice Employees : Employees who currently work for the Department of Justice, or any of it’s components (i.e. FBI, DEA, ATF, USTP, JMD, etc.) on a permanent appointment in the competitive service. Contractor employees and those on Excepted Service appointments are not eligible.
- Displaced DOJ Employees Eligible for CTAP : For more information visit: USAJOBS Career Transition Programs
General Employment Information :
- Reasonable Accommodation Statement: Our policy can be found at: https://www.justice.gov/jmd/eeos/manual-and-procedures-providing-reasonable-accommodation
- DOJ EEO Statement: The U.S. Department of Justice fosters an inclusive and diverse workforce, find our EEO statement online at: http://www.justice.gov/jmd/eeos/08-eeo-policy.pdf
- Selective Service: If you were born male, on or 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. Additional information is found at: www.sss.gov .
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications described above.
Once the job opportunity announcement closes (at 11:59 pm ET on10/19/2020), a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be conducted, the information will be compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine your eligibility for Federal employment, and then whether you are qualified for this particular position. If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your responses when compared to your background information, you may be deemed ineligible, or your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your skills and abilities. Additionally, we will review your supporting documents and resume to determine if you are in the “Area of Consideration” for this vacancy. Please pay careful attention to the “Who May Apply” and the “Hiring Paths” information. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.
BASIS OF RATING :
DOJ’s Merit Promotion Procedures will be used to evaluate candidates.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, and other characteristics):
- Financial Management
- Oral Communication
- Problem Solving
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
Position sensitivity and risk
Moderate Risk (MR)
Trust determination process
Documentation requirements may vary from applicant to applicant based on your eligibility claims.
All applicants must submit a detailed resume !
Your resume must contain detailed information about your past employment, education, and qualifications. You should also include unpaid work experience (volunteer work) as well, we may be able to credit you for this experience.
Your resume MUST include:
(1) official position title, (2) employer name and contact information, (3) start and end dates ( including month and year ), (4) a detailed list of duties & accomplishments, (5) your highest salary (or grade/step) achieved, and (6) the number of hours worked per week (or indicate full time).
If you’re unsure about what to include in your resume, please review the USAJOBS Resume Writing Tutorial on YouTube. You are encouraged to use the USAJOBS Resume Builder , as this will ensure you’re including everything that is required.
If you are a current DOJ employee :
- You must submit your most recent SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) .
- Do not submit an award SF-50 document, these do not contain sufficient information about your appointment.
- Your SF-50 should list the full position title, series, grade and step, organization, duty location, service computation date, effective date, and your service type and tenure status.
- You must also submit a copy of your most recent performance evaluation or appraisal, signed, showing your final rating. If a performance appraisal is not available you must submit a statement explaining why one is not available.
- See USAJOBS Current & Former Employees for more information.
If you are a displaced (RIF’d) former DOJ employee claiming eligibility under CTAP :
- You must submit your separation notice or RIF letter.
- I f you have not yet been separated, you can provide the letter of intent to separate you from the agency because of reduction-in-force.
- See USAJOBS’ Career Transition Programs for more information.
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