Grant Financial Analyst


Vacancy ID: 785625   Announcement Number: PH-JP-13-785625   USAJOBS Control Number: 331038500

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Vacancy Identification Number

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1. Title of Job

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2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

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7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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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

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. Select the one statement that best describes the education and/or experience that you possess that demonstrates your ability to perform Grant Financial Analyst 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 performing the following duties: 1) provide program directors and their representatives with procedural and regulatory guidance on the availability of or limitations on appropriation use of financial grants; 2) review, verify, and analyze financial data for consistency with program objectives and for adherence to policies; 3) consider information on current and past cost in financial statements and reports; and 4) recommend to program officials the options for adjusting estimates of funding needs.
B. I have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree; or three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; or LL.M., if related.
C. I have some specialized experience as described in A, but less than one year; and I have more than two years but less than three years of education as described in B. I have computed the percentage of the requirements that I meet, and the total is at least 100%. (To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of graduate education beyond the second year by 36. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify).
D. My education or experience is not reflected in the above statements.

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.

2. Apply knowledge of laws, regulations, and policies affecting financial administration.

3. Review applications for financial adequacy and compliance with laws, regulations, and policies.

4. Monitor grantees' continuing operations to ensure compliance with the terms and conditions of grant awards.

5. Track trends and patterns, including statistical analysis, of grantee financial performance.

6. Analyze applications to check for compliance with Federal regulations.

7. Use judgment in choosing, interpreting, or adapting available guidelines to specific grant administration processes and issues

8. Present recommendations to address grant management issues encountered.

9. Communicate in both formal and informal setting, such as communicating ideas, goals, policies, and regulations with co-workers and customers. 

10. Prepare detailed procedures and guidelines to supplement established grant administration regulations or program guidance.

11. Prepare background data for site visits, advisory panels, and other activities.

12. Inform supervisor of potentially controversial findings, issues, or problems with widespread impact

13. Answer questions of limited scope from awardees regarding the terms and conditions of grants.

14. Provide training on financial policies and procedures for staff and grantees as needed.