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FINANCIAL ANALYST – Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia
Office of the Secretary of Defense, Department of Defense
Job ID: 579675Start Date: 03/28/2022End Date: 04/12/2022
This is a Critical Acquisition Position. In accordance with the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act this position requires a Business Financial Management, Practitioner acquisition certification. The selectee must execute, as a condition of appointment, a written agreement to remain in Federal service in the position for at least three years. In signing such agreement, the employee does not forfeit any employment rights, nor does such an agreement alter any other terms or conditions of employment. The incumbent has 60 months to achieve this certification. In accordance with Department of Defense (DoD) Instruction 1300.26, “Operation of the DoD Financial Management Certification Program(DFMCP),” this position requires a Level 3 Certification under the DoD Financial Management (FM) Certification Program. If he or she is not already assigned this certification at this level, the incumbent of this position must obtain this certification within two (2) years of entry on duty into this FM position. Once certified, the incumbent must meet the continuing education training requirement as outlined in DoDI 1300.26. FM workforce members may also present and maintain one of the following five professional certifications to meet any of the three DFMCP certification levels: 1) Certified Defense Financial Manager (CDFM) (Continuing education required: 80 hours every 2 years); 2) Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM) Continuing education required: 80 hours every 2 years; 3) Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Continuing education required: 120 hours every 3 years; 4) Certified Management Accountant (CMA) Continuing education required: 30 hours every year; 5) Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Continuing education required: 120 hours every 3 years. To satisfy the DFMCP certification requirement using one of the five professional certifications listed above, FM workforce members must be in an active and current status. COVID-19 Vaccination: To ensure compliance with an applicable preliminary nationwide injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the Federal Government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees. Therefore, to the extent a Federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to E.O. 14043, that requirement does not currently apply. Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine. For qualifications determinations your resume must contain the dates of employment for each position listed on your resume (i.e., month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application will be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this position. It is recommended that applicants also include their hours worked per week for each employment listed on their resume. Read more about what should I include in my federal resume? at https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/faq/application/documents/resume/what-to-include/ You may qualify at the NH-IV (GS-14/15) level, if you fulfill the following qualification requirement:
One year of specialized experience equivalent to the NH-III grade level in the Federal service (experience may have been gained in the private sector) that demonstrates your experience in: 1) Applying financial management regulations, policies, principles, and practices in order to analyze data, identify trends for management decision-making, and provide advice on financial management issues; 2) Applying qualitative and quantitative methods or techniques to assess and improve financial program effectiveness and meet organizational objectives; and 3) Developing and/or interpreting financial policies and procedures and providing expert guidance to others. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS: The VOW Act Chapter 21 of Title 5, United States Code (U.S.C.), Section 2108a, requires Federal agencies treat active duty service member as veterans, disabled veterans, and preference eligible, when they submit, at the time they apply for a Federal job, a “certification” of active service in lieu of a DD-214, assuming the service member is otherwise eligible. A “certification” letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. The service member’s military service dates are necessary in order to determine whether he or she meets the definition of “veteran” under 5 U.S.C. 2108(1). The “certification” must reflect the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date of submission. The “certification” must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin (if applicable), your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service (i.e. honorable). Further, under paragraph (h) of the rule, agencies are required to verify a qualifying separation from military service prior to appointment, through the DD-214 or other appropriate documentation. Your preference and/or appointment eligibility will be verified prior to appointment. Active duty members that fail to provide a valid “certification” of service with their initial application will be found “not eligible.” Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave. Current or Former Political Appointees: Beginning January 1, 2010, agencies must seek prior approval from OPM before they can appoint a current or recent political appointee to a competitive or non-political excepted service position at any level under the provisions of title 5, United States Code. 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 Human Resources Office. Submit a copy of your applicable SF-50, along with a statement that provides the following information regarding your most recent political appointment: Position title; Type of appointment (Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES, or Presidential Appointee); Agency; and, Beginning and ending dates of appointment. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement and clearly documented in your resume.
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