The purpose of this position is to assist the Director, Office of Fiscal Projections (OFP), with that official’s duties and responsibilities in the areas of financial forecasting, cash position management and investment of excess cash. OFP is responsible for three mission critical responsibilities:
- Production of cash and debt forecasts used by senior Treasury debt management officials in determining the size and timing of securities issued to finance the daily operations of the Federal government and to calculate the amount of Federal debt outstanding.
- Management of the Federal government’s daily cash position, including the investment of funds to increase the return on excess balances; and
- Oversight and ongoing review of receipts and outlays to highlight emerging trends for Treasury and other Administration officials.
The following are the duties of this position at the GS-14. 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.
- Prepares detailed estimates and reports relating to Treasury’s short run and long run financing needs. Evaluates information on current trends, keeps abreast of current events and legislative initiatives, and analyzes various operation and systems alternatives relating to receipts, outlays, international and other miscellaneous financial transactions and public debt transactions. Prepares detailed estimates of specific components of OFP’s cash and debt forecast.
- Analyzes Federal government cash flow and financial systems in order to anticipate the effects of administrative, legislative, economic, or institutional changes. Using knowledge and understanding of current systems, determines the impact that any proposed changes will have on current systems.
- On a continuing basis, liaises with major Federal agencies for the purpose of obtaining financial data used to develop projections of cash needs and debt levels. Maintains liaison with Treasury’s Office of Tax Analysis for the purpose of obtaining the Administration’s most current receipt forecasts. Liaises with the Office of Management and Budget and major Federal program agencies for the purpose of developing outlay forecasts.
- Conducts, evaluates and carries out a wide range of research into questions of Treasury cash and debt management operations or policy. The results of the research usually provide new insight into aspects or elements of the cash and debt projections. Develops background data, provides analysis, and drafts position papers to support any high-level decisions required.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…U.S. citizens or U.S. Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.
This opportunity is also open to Status eligibles under Announcement 18-DO-444. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.
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