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Job Title:Financial Analyst (Portfolio Manager)

Department:Department Of The Treasury

Agency:Treasury, Departmental Offices

Job Announcement Number:13-DO-244P

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$51,630.00 to $97,333.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, January 24, 2013 to Thursday, February 07, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-1160-09/12

POSITION INFORMATION:

Position has promotion potential to the GS-12 level. - This is a full-time permanent position.

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

12

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy - Washington, DC, USView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

U.S. citizens; no prior Federal experience is required.

Current permanent Federal employees in competitive positions, former Federal employees who have reinstatement eligibility, and individuals who are eligible to apply under special appointing authorities may wish to apply for this same vacancy under Merit Promotion Vacancy Announcement 13-DO-243. Please refer to that vacancy announcement for details on eligibility and how to apply.

JOB SUMMARY:

Would you like to use your knowledge of the financial and business principles, operations, and practices of Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) or Community Development Entities (CDEs) in an exciting job with the federal government? If your experience includes processing award program applications; providing outreach, training, and technical assistance to actual and potential awardees; and, participating in studies and assessments aimed at improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the awards program; then we invite you to apply for this position with the Department of the Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI).

The U.S. Department of the Treasury has a distinguished history dating back to the founding of our nation. As the steward of U.S. economic and financial systems, Treasury is a major and influential leader in today's global economy. We have over 100,000 employees across the country and around the world. The Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund is charged with promoting economic revitalization and community development primarily through investment in and assistance to Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) and Community Development Entities (CDEs), through encouraging insured depository institutions to increase lending, financial services and technical assistance to CDFIs and within distressed communities throughout the United States. Among other things, the CDFI Fund provides grants, loans, deposits, equity investments, technical assistance, and tax credits to organizations engaged in community development finance.

Come Join the Department of the Treasury and Invest in Tomorrow.

We are located in the heart of Washington, DC a few blocks from the White House, near Farragut North and Farragut West metro stations, and close to shops, museums, and restaurants. This is an excellent opportunity to advance your career and your salary!

Key Information:

  • We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.
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  • KEY REQUIREMENTS


      DUTIES:

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      The following are the duties of this position at the GS-12. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

      • Review and makes recommendation on award applications to the CDFI Fund for one or more of the CDFI Fund programs;
      • Analyze financial statements, operating reports, cost data, underwriting practices, capital and reserves, and other managerial elements to determine the financial soundness and risks associated with an applicant and/or awardee;
      • Provide and facilitate outreach and technical assistance to applicants and awardees, industry representatives, and other stakeholders, on CDFI Fund programs;
      • Perform award review and provide funding concurrence and/or recommendations for award justifications based on considerations such as quality, consistency, financial stability and adherence to policies, procedures and applicable OMB and other Federal regulations;
      • Recommend improvements in the CDFI Fund program administration and operations, striving to reduce costs and work more efficiently, and;
      • Mentor and coach, peers and cross-train less experienced employees.


      QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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      In order for your application to be considered, you must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:


      Basic Requirements for all grades you must meet:

      Undergraduate and Graduate Education: Major study -- finance, business administration, economics, accounting, insurance, engineering, mathematics, banking and credit, law, real estate operations, statistics, or other fields related to the position, such as agriculture, agricultural economics, farm, livestock or ranch management, or rural sociology.

      OR

      Experience such as performing financial analysis and evaluation work requiring a comprehensive knowledge of (1) corporate finance and any specialized fields of finance required such as public finance, securities, international finance, money and securities markets, investments, and banking, and (2) the financial and management structure, operations, and practices of corporate and other organizations.

      AND

      Specialized Experience:

      GS-09:  Fifty-two (52) weeks of experience at the GS-07 level, or equivalent, that is directly related to the position as listed above and which has equipped the candidate with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience for this grade is defined as follows:

      • Working knowledge and application of Federal grants.
      • AND at least one of the following:
      • Experience performing financial analysis and evaluation of corporate finance, non-profit finance and/or any specialized fields of finance; or
      • Experience working with the financial and management structure and operations and practices of Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) and/or Community Development Entities (CDEs).
      • OR - Master's or equivalent graduate degree, or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or LL.B. or J.D., if related.
      • OR - You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Options for qualifying are based on the combination that will be identified in the online questions. Education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.

      GS-11:  Fifty-two (52) weeks of experience at the GS-09 level, or equivalent, that is directly related to the position as listed above and which has equipped the candidate with the expertise in Finance and/or community development finance with particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience for this grade is defined as follows:

      • Experience in analyzing and resolving difficult or complex organizational problems regarding any risks associated with products and services and the impact of the organization’s ability to remain financially sound and stable.
      • Experience in researching various industry resources to determine appropriate information for accomplishing assignments and developing new or adapted work methods and procedures.
      • Experience in leading or serving on panels as a subject matter expert, where you have reviewed program policies and guidance, identified, defined, and suggested tentative conclusions and recommendations.
      • Experience in preparing action reports, with the assistance of either the supervisor or senior staff member, which identified the problem and/or issue, the approach for the recommended resolution, the bases for the resolution approach, and the timeline involved in getting the resolution completed.
      • OR - Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree, or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, or LL.M., if related.
      • OR - You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Options for qualifying based on a combination will be identified in the online questions. Education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work.

      GS-12:  Fifty-two (52) weeks of experience at the GS-11 level, or equivalent, that is directly related to the position as listed above and which has equipped the candidate with the expertise in finance and/or community development finance with particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience for this grade is defined as follows:

      • Demonstrated work experience in analyzing and resolving difficult or complex organizational problems regarding managerial control risks associated with products and services and the impact of the organization’s ability to remain financially sound and stable.
      • Demonstrated work experience in researching community development financial industry resources to determine appropriate information for accomplishing assignments and developing best practices and benchmarks for improved work methods and processes.
      • Demonstrated work experience in leading or serving on panels as a subject matter expert, where you have interpreted program policies and guidance, recognized, defined, and developed tentative conclusions and initiated or implemented recommendations.
      • Demonstrated work experience in preparing action reports, independently, which identified the problem and/or issue, the approach for the recommended resolution, the bases for the resolution approach, and the timeline involved in getting the resolution completed.

      The experience may have been gained in either the public or private sector. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.

      HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

      Your application includes your:
      1. Resume,
      2. Responses to the online questions, and
      3. Required supporting documents.

      We use a multi-step process to evaluate and refer applicants:
      1. Minimum Requirements: Your application must show that you meet all requirements, including the education and/or experience required for this position. You may be found "not qualified" if you do not possess the minimum competencies required for the position. If your application is incomplete, we may rate you as ineligible.

      2. Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: technical skills, interpersonal skills and communication skills. We may lower your rating if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application. Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three categories, A, B or C, depending on your experience and education related to this position. Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference-eligibles in that category. Qualified preference-eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest category.

      3. Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration and possible interview. If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)), you must be assigned the middle category or better to be rated as well qualified to receive special selection priority.

      We recommend that you preview the online questions for this announcement before you start the application process.


      To preview questions please click here.


      BENEFITS:

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      We offer a workplace that is respectful, fair, and values diversity. Our comprehensive benefits are very generous - helping you to reach your personal goals by supporting your professional growth, health, well-being, and your family needs. Our benefits package includes:
      • Challenging work, opportunities for advancement, competitive salaries, bonuses and incentive awards;
      • Ten paid holidays, 13 days of sick leave, and 13 to 26 days of vacation time each year;
      • Access to insurance programs that may be continued after you retire;
      • A wide choice of health insurance plans, coverage for pre-existing conditions, and no waiting periods. We pay a substantial amount (up to 75%) of the health insurance premiums.

      To learn more about Federal benefits programs, Click here.



      OTHER INFORMATION:

    • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
    • Relocation expenses will not be paid.
    • This is a bargaining designated position.
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      CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: If selected for this position, you will be required to:

    • Complete a one-year probationary period (unless already completed).
    • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment.
    • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
    • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
    • Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9 (http://www.uscis.gov/files/form/I-9_IFR_02-02-09.pdf). Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
    • Successfully complete a background investigation.


    • HOW TO APPLY:

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      The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on the announcement's closing date.

      If you are experiencing system issues with your application, please contact the CareerConnector Help Desk at careerconnectorhelp@treasury.gov and/or the USAJobs Help Desk.

      Treasury provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process.

      Step 1 - Create or Upload a resume with USAJOBS (www.usajobs.gov)
      -We suggest you go to the end of the Qualifications & Evaluation section of the job announcement to preview the online questions that you will answer in Step 3. You may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. For more resume tips click here.
      - You may create a resume in USAJOBS or upload one of your own choosing. Although you must enter your Social Security Number (SSN) for USAJOBS, we will only see the last four digits for identification purposes.

      Step 2 - Apply Online
      Click the "Apply Online" link of this announcement and then select the resume you wish to submit with your application. You will be redirected to the Department of the Treasury's CareerConnector website to complete the application process.

      Step 3 - Answer the Online Questions and Submit Your Online Application
      If this is your first time on Treasury's CareerConnector website, you will be prompted to register by answering questions related to your eligibility for Federal employment. The system will save these responses and take you back to the main screen so that you can answer the job-specific questions. Select "Take me to the assessment" and click on the "Continue" button to answer the job-specific questions. You must answer all the questions and click the "Finished" button.

      Step 4 - Review and Confirm Your Submission
      You will now have the option to upload a document or print fax cover-sheets for your required documents (see step 5 for details). Once you click "Done," you will see a summary of your application for your review. You may also print a copy for your records. When you click "Finished" at the bottom of the page, you will then be directed back to USAJOBS where you can confirm that your application has been submitted and track your application status.

      Step 5 - Submit Required Documents
      You can submit any required documents (discussed below) by document upload or fax. Whichever method you choose, please include the job announcement number with your documents. To protect your privacy, we encourage you to remove your SSN from any documents that you submit.

      Document Upload:
      You may upload supporting documents in one of two ways:

      1. Once you finish answering the questions in the job announcement, you will be prompted to upload your document(s) to your application. You will be given the choice to either upload the document as part of the application process or you can select a document that you've already loaded on USAJOBS. or

      2. You can upload a document to an existing application by logging into your USAJOBS account profile. Click on "My Applications" and search for the vacancy. Once you've located the vacancy, click on the vacancy and select "Apply Online." Move through your existing application to the Documents page and select Upload in order to add a document to your application. Be certain to review your complete application for confirmation that the document uploaded.

      In the Application Review section, you may verify acceptance of your documents in CareerConnector if you see them listed on the "Vacancy Documents" screen. Then, click on "Finished" to be returned to USAJOBS.

      Fax: Create a fax cover-sheet in CareerConnector by following the "Faxing Supporting Documentation" instructions. The fax number will be on the cover-sheet.



      REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

      Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).

      VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION
      If you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, DD-214 (Member 4 copy), or other official documentation from a branch of the Armed Forces or the Department of Veterans Affairs showing dates of service and type of discharge.

      10 point preference eligibles must also submit an Application for 10-point Veteran Preference, SF-15, along with the required documentation listed on the back of the SF-15 form. An SF-15 may be found at: http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf. For more information on veterans' preference, click here.

      CTAP/ICTAP DOCUMENTATION
      If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee eligible for consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP), you must submit proof of eligibility. For a detailed list of documents, click here.

      EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION

      You are not required to submit transcripts for this initial phase of the application process. Candidates will be referred for consideration based on their self-certification. If you are selected for a position which has a positive education requirement (as described in the vacancy announcement) and/or you are qualifying solely on your education, you will be required to submit official transcripts verifying your qualifications prior to a job offer being issued.

      To be used in meeting qualification requirements, a college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to http://www.ope.ed.gov/accreditation/search.aspx. An official transcript will be required if you are selected.

      If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency, if you are selected; more information may be found at: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/policy/ApplicationOfStds-04.asp#e4a

      AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

      Applicant Call Center
      Phone: 304-480-7300
      Fax: 000-000-0000
      TDD: 304-480-8725
      Email: doinquiries@bpd.treas.gov
      Agency Information:
      Departmental Offices (DO)
      Please see "How to Apply" section
      Parkersburg, WV
      00000
      US
      Fax: 000-000-0000

      WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

      You may check the status of your application for this position at any time by logging onto the USAJOBS "My Account" tab and clicking on "Application Status." We will also send you notification of your application status. Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. Also, note that if you provide an email address that is inaccurate, or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.

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      Job Announcement Number:

      13-DO-244P

      Control Number:

      336432700