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    The Flight Projects Directorate, Instrument Projects Division (Code 490), is looking for a highly skilled individual to serve as a Financial Management Specialist. As a Financial Management Specialist, you will provide financial management knowledge and expertise to the establishment of technical program/project objectives and apply financial management principles, techniques, and concepts to the accomplishment of those objectives.

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    As a Financial Management Specialist, you will evaluate relationships between major NASA administered programs including any changes and the financial state of the project/program. You will: prepare budget estimates and justifications for internal Agency projects or programs; formulate a consolidated Project/Program Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) for substantive department/division programs and/or projects on both a long and short-term basis; provide expert advice and guidance to program/project and line managers on the interpretation of budget estimates, the formulation of budget requests and modifications thereto in support of the program/project multi-year on-going initiative; leads or significantly participates in Project, Program or NASA Headquarters budget formulation initiatives and analyses to develop major budget options and plans which will meet program and project objectives; represent the Project on financial budgeting aspects with Center, NASA Headquarters, or external partners and organizations; develop optimum budgets, justification, supporting materials, and historical statements for providing the best possible review of Project needs; and coordinate the presentation of and presents annual and long-range budgets which support programs and/or projects.

    In addition, you will provide technical team leadership of day to day activities of resources/business staff; perform financial control activities; work with other business entities to consolidate, analyze and represent data for viable overview of the financial status of the project; review, analyze, and report on various project subsystem areas; identify accounting changes, resource control functions, and operating level problems to ensure funds are efficiently controlled and financial records accurately reflect the status of the project's financial condition; Analyze and resolve significant financial control problems and issues including the preparation of materials to inform and guide technical and business personnel; and provide recommendations to the project/program management on adjustments to work to optimize the use of funds.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Agency Employees Only: •Current GSFC employees on career, career conditional, non-competitive, and NASA term appointments that provide for conversion eligibility. •Current NSSC Purchasing Agents formerly assigned to GSFC and NASA employees on long-term rotational assignments to the NASA Engineering and Safety Center or the NASA Safety Center.

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