Financial Management Specialist


Vacancy ID: 753560   Announcement Number: PH-JP-12-753560   USAJOBS Control Number: 327274500

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1. Title of Job

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2. Biographic Data

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4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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10. Lowest Grade

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11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

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001 Competitive (All U.S. Citizens)

21. Geographic Availability

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99MTRO012 Washington DC Metro Area, DC

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23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Thank you for your interest in a Financial Management Specialist position with the Department of Justice.

We will evaluate your resume and your responses to this Assessment Questionnaire to determine if you are among the best qualified for this position. Your responses are subject to verification. Please review your responses for accuracy before you submit this questionnaire.

1. Select the one statement that best describes the education and/or experience that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform Financial Management Specialist work at the GS-11 grade level or equivalent pay band in the Federal Service.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service applying specific finance rules, regulations, principles, and procedures associated with travel authorizations and travel vouchers using an existing web-based financial travel system.
B. I have completed three full years of progressively higher level graduate education or LL.M., if related, or have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in business, finance, computer sciences, or a closely related field that provide the knowledge, skill, and abilities to doe the work of a Financial Management Specialist.
C. I have a combination of experience as described under letter 'A' above and graduate education as described under letter 'B' above which, when combined, is equivalent to 100% of the qualification requirements. (Only graduate education in excess of the second year may be used in this calculation). To calculate your percentage of graduate education, divide the total number of graduate hours beyond the second year by 36. To calculate your percentage of qualifying experience, divide your total number of months of qualifying experience by 12. Now, add the two percentages together. The sum of the percentages must equal at least 100%.
D. I do not have the experience and/or education as described above.

2. Select the one statement that best describes the experience that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform Financial Management Specialist work at the GS-12 grade level or equivalent pay band in the Federal service.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service identifying gaps and conflicts found in an existing web-based financial travel system, and present recommendations to senior staff for review and consideration.
B. My experience is not reflected in the above statement.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

3. Maintain the system for an exceptionally large and complex financial travel program.

4. Participate in the planning of future database expansion, enhancements, and selections.

5. Conduct user acceptance testing and evaluation of the travel system web-based application.

6. Provide help desk support via telephone for Tier 1 and Tier 2 technical issues.

7. Conduct vulnerability assessments of key system areas for an automated web-based program.

8. Develop corrective actions to strengthen controls and improve financial travel management related processes throughout the division.

9. Coordinate with team members to build reports for use in making sound business decisions. 

10. Develop long-range extimates for resources needed to implement various system options.

11. Prepare analyses of business benefits derived from various levels of resources commited to web-based financial travel system technologies.

12. Review upgrades for existing travel system to ensure customer requirements are being met.

13. Apply innovative criteria to evaluate the progress and cost effectiveness of program plans, goals, and objectives.

14. Provide advice on day-to-day operational problems to headquarters and field office personnel.

15. Persuade others to accept critical or controversial observations, findings, and recommendations.

16. Answer questions regarding travel programs.

17. Advise senior management of the status of fiscal resources and future requirements.

18. Provide written recommendations to management for discrepancies in disbursement activities.

19. Prepare disbursement summary listings for use by officials.

20. Write department-wide travel and conference policies for use throughout the division.