Applicants must meet all the required qualification requirements, including education and any selective placement factors described below by the closing date of this announcement. Education may only be substituted in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order to be credited towards qualifications.
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the education requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Click on the link for a list of accredited organizations recognized as specializing in interpretation of foreign education credentials.
Applicants must have 1 year of specialized
experience equivalent to the GS-11 level in the
Federal service which provided the applicant
with the particular knowledge, skills and
abilities to perform the duties of the position.
Qualifying specialized experience must
demonstrate the following:
There is no substitute of education for
specialized experience for the GS-12 position.
*** Experience in budget execution, accounting and financial management principles, and the ability to apply appropriate techniques and methodologies to analyze complex financial, program and organizational issues to determine financial implications and recommend solutions, and to resolve unusual, challenging problems that routine analysis may not resolve.
***Experience and knowledge of Congressional, Departmental, and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) budget and financial processes applicable to federal budgeting and contracting.
***Experience in following internal control measures to protect organizational integrity and prevent unauthorized use or misappropriation of funds or of sensitive or classified materials.
***Experience in developing a wide variety of analytical reports reflecting OBO/DOS program status, trends, and the identification of program areas for program management resolution, and to present facts and recommendations in clear, concise, and logical terms, both orally and in writing.
There is no substitute of education for specialized experience for the GS-12 position.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be evaluated on the quality and extent of your education (if applicable), experience, and training that is relevant to the duties of this position. If you are found minimally qualified for the job, your application package will be further evaluated to determine your possession of the critical knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics stated in this announcement. Applicants found to be among the top candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview.
If, after reviewing your resume a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and experience, you will be eliminated from consideration for this position.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following knowledge, skills, abilities (KSAs) and other characteristics and must be supported by information in your resume:
1. Knowledge of financial management systems and practices and ability to gather and report financial management information.
2. Ability to analyze and interpret financial reports, schedules and statements and make appropriate recommendations.
3. Knowledge of laws and regulations governing accounting and auditing procedures.
4. Knowledge of general audit and accounting practices, methods and techniques
and generally accepted accounting principles and standards.
5. Ability to communicate orally.
6. Ability to communicate in writing.
Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and in order to fully evaluate your application it must contain the information outlined in the Applying for a Federal Job pamphlet (OF-510) http://careers.state.gov/forms/of0510.pdf. Your resume must highlight your most relevant and significant work experience and education (if applicable) as it relates to this job opportunity. You may receive credit for unpaid or volunteer experience on the same basis as paid experience, provided it is directly related to this job. Failure to identify the required experience in your resume will result in loss of consideration. To receive proper credit, your resume must include: (1) knowledge of the subject matter and technical skills pertinent to the position; (2) examples of the specific duties performed that fully detail the level and complexity of the work for each job listed; (3) actual time spent in such activities (percentage of time worked in each position); (4) beginning and ending dates of employment (dates must be listed with both month and year for qualifying purposes); (5) frequency worked (i.e., daily, monthly, etc.); (6) number of hours worked; and (7) names and phone numbers of your current and/or previous supervisor(s). This information must be clearly identified in your resume. For tips on writing your resume, please visit http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/resumeandapplicationtips.asp#icc
Qualified candidates are assigned a score between 70 and 100. Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) candidates must be rated well-qualified for the position and earn a score of 85 (when applicants are rated in a range of 70 to 100) for the position to receive consideration for special priority.
Applicants must meet all the qualification requirements and submit any supporting documentation by the closing date of this announcement.
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