Job Overview


About the Agency

NSF has the advantages of a small agency environment that fosters collaboration, creativity and opportunities to contribute to major agency-wide projects. Consistently ranked by its employees as one of the top federal agencies in managing its workforce, NSF maintains a creative, flexible, and collegial atmosphere and is respected in both the federal and scientific arenas for its work in promoting science, technology, education and management best practices. Join our team at one of the best places to work in the federal government and use your knowledge and imagination to keep NSF at the frontier of discovery!
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This position is located in the Cash Management Branch (CMB) of the Division of Financial Management, Office of Budget, Finance and Award Management.  The CMB is composed of two separate and distinct sections; the Grants Cash Management Section (GCMS) and the Commercial Cash Management Section (CCMS).  GCMS reconciles grantee financial reports with NSF's general ledger, ensures that grantees are in compliance with Federal and NSF financial policies and procedures, and monitors the financial data received from grantees for accuracy and reasonableness.  The CCMS is responsible for vendor payments, staff and consultant reimbursements, and staff and invitational travel vouchers.  The Branch is also responsible for NSF's Travel Charge Card Program.  The incumbent serves as a Financial Management Specialist in the Division managing NSF's Travel Charge Card Program, reviewing and monitoring the internal control structure of accounts payable operations for the Branch Chief.



The National Science Foundation (NSF) is seeking a Financial Management Specialist to manage the NSF/GSA Travel Card Program to include acting as the single point of contact with the Agency’s credit card vendor; creates and maintains, with Academy Learn, the travel card training system; processes travel card applications, issues and maintains travel cards; assists card holders, monitors erroneous transactions and performs monthly analysis on delinquencies and misuse. Troubleshoots staff and Guest travel, monitors and reports Improper Payments, researches expenditure refunds, assists with vendor transactions, writes and implements new policy, assists program offices with monitoring funding and expenditures, and works with counterparts to maintain acceptable daily operations.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • Relocation expenses may be paid, contingent upon availability of funds.