Job Overview


About the Agency

Securing Travel, Protecting People - At the Transportation Security Administration, we serve in a high-stakes environment to safeguard the American way of life. In cities across the country, we secure airports, seaports, railroads, highways, and public transit systems, thus protecting our transportation infrastructure and ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce.
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You will serve as the Assistant Administrator, Office of Finance and Administration, as the senior financial management official in the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and function as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for TSA.  You will provide accurate and timely financial management and budget forecasting support and advice to the TSA Administrator and Deputy Administrator, which includes formal and informal presentations, both orally and in writing.  You will conduct briefings for senior management officials in TSA and for select financial and budgeting agencies and officials.  You will also manage through the Chief Administrative Officer divisional elements (Occupational Safety, Health, and Environmental; Real Property Management; Personal Property Management; Directives, Forms, and Record Management; and Fleet and Transportation Management), and exercise authority and responsibility for administrative and management policies, strategic planning, and program operations in the assigned mission support functions.  You will determine plans, direct, and manage the financial and budgetary requirements for TSA in accordance with defined goals and objectives, which are congruent with the strategic plan and the Aviation Transportation Security Act.  You will conduct and oversee the execution of long-range planning for and integration of financial, budget, and logistical support services.  You will direct the oversight of the agency's financial management, budget and internal controls, and personnel compensation and benefits budget.  You will develop and prepare agency plans to implement government-wide financial management initiatives and strategies mandated through legislation or directed by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and/or the Department of Homeland Security Chief Financial Officer.  You will oversee the preparation of TSA’s periodic and annual financial statements and provide executive leadership to facilitate the annual audit of those statements.  You will coordinate with the program offices across the agency to ensure that effective financial processes and internal controls are in place at the program level to obtain an audit opinion on the financial statements and internal controls.  You will promote an equal opportunity environment by fostering fairness in selections, encouraging and recognizing achievements, ensuring fair treatment of minority group employees, and demonstrating sensitivity to the developmental needs of all employees including minority groups, women and the handicapped.  You will provide management oversight and direction concerning Division personnel, policies and programs (e.g., human resources, budget, information technology, facilities, equipment, procurement); and ensure the efficiency and effective acquisition, use, distribution and disposal of Division resources in compliance with applicable policies, procedures, laws and directives.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Position may require occasional travel.

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • TSA may pay a Relocation Incentive and/or a Permanent Change of Station travel allowance to a current Federal employee who must relocate to accept the position, or may pay a Recruitment Incentive to an individual who is a new Federal appointee.