Job Overview


About the Agency

The Office of Justice Programs (OJP) provides innovative leadership to federal, state, local, and tribal justice systems, by disseminating state-of-the art knowledge and practices across America, and providing grants for the implementation of these crime fighting strategies. OJP works in partnership with the justice community to identify the most pressing crime-related challenges confronting the justice system and to provide information, training, coordination, and innovative strategies and approaches for addressing these challenges. OJP is seeking results-oriented professionals to join our team and build solutions to address evidence-based, "smart on crime" approaches in criminal and juvenile justice.
This position is located in the Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO).

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(The duties described reflect the full performance level of this position)

Provides analysis and advice on financial matters to program officials, managers, and resource administrators. Performs duties associated with the management, control, and usage of financial resources or funds. Supplies financial reports to operating program officials for informational and planning purposes. Plans and conducts studies to determine the requirement for updated financial information. Computes and forecasts effects of changes in administered programs.

Provides analysis and advice in the design, adaptation, or installation of automated accounting systems. Analyzes current and/or required accounting systems to design new or improved systems.

Evaluates accounting systems to determine the need for revisions or new automated and/or manual systems for DOJ OJP Programs. Ensures the resulting accounting system meets the needs of the user(s). Advises and provides technical consultation and guidance to DOJ OJP program personnel. Provides advice on matters related to program development, subsystem design, and new developments and techniques.

Supervises a group of employees performing work at the GS-14 level. Provides administrative and technical supervision necessary for accomplishing the work of the unit.
Performs the administrative and human resource management functions relative to the staff supervised. Plans, schedules, and assigns work to subordinates. Establishes guidelines and performance expectations for staff members; provides feedback and periodically evaluates employee performance. Provides advice, counsel, and/or instruction to staff members. Recommends or approves appointments, selections, or reassignments to positions appropriate to the selection authority delegated. Effects disciplinary measures as appropriate to the authority delegated in this area. Carries out Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and program activities.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Less than 25%.

Relocation Authorized

  • No