• Help



    Department of the Interior structures its SES positions into categories to determine the minimum pay for each position.  This is a Category 3 position.  The minimum pay for this position is $164,200.00.  Pay is set based on consideration of the selectee's current salary and other factors.

    Learn more about this agency


    The Department of the Interior:

    • **Manages one in every five acres of land in the United States.
    • **Operates more than 800 dams and irrigation facilities.
    • **Oversees water projects that irrigate lands generating 60 percent of our Nation's vegetables.
    • **Manages lands and waters that generate one-third of the Nation's domestic energy supply.
    • **Undertakes research and provides scientific information to advance our knowledge of our surroundings.
    • **Serves American Indians, Alaska Natives, and affiliated island communities.
    • **Works with States to restore abandoned mine land sites and protects communities.
    • **Manages 388 national park units and 542 wildlife refuges.
    • **Employs over 75,000 individuals at approximately 2,400 locations across the United States, Puerto Rico, U.S. territories, and freely associated states who work with thousands of state, local, and public interest groups to help cities and towns address their natural resource needs. 

    The security clearance requirement is not a prerequisite to apply for this position. The incumbent of this position, must possess the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance.  This position requires pre and post employment drug screening.

    Veterans preference does not apply to the Senior Executive Service (SES)

    This position is located in the Office of Financial Management (PFM), Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary — Budget, Finance, Grants, and Acquisitions, Office of the Assistant Secretary — Policy, Management Budget. PFM has primary staff responsibility for financial policies, procedures, systems, management control and audit follow-up activities, asset and debt management, financial systems, and financial reporting. The Director manages these functions and serves as the principal financial management staff member to the Secretariat.

    Major Duties and Responsibilities

    The Director of Financial Management (also the Deputy Chief Financial Officer for the Department) serves as a primary advisor to the Chief Financial Officer and the Deputy Assistant Secretary — Budget, Finance, Grants, and Acquisitions and provides leadership and/or direction on all matters relating to financial management including:

    • Financial Management systems and operations streamlining, including finance systems and process re-engineering;
    • Policy and standards for areas such as cash management, debt collection,and travel and transportation;
    • Financial statement preparation;
    • Financial data stewardship; and
    • Management control, audit follow-up, and audit resolution activities.

    The incumbent directs the establishment of financial policy, organizational goals, and financial operations consistent with the objectives of the agency and conforming to existing laws, regulations, and financial principles and standards.

    The incumbent takes the lead in the formulation and establishment of long range and short range planning for the agency’s financial management systems and operations with the objective of instituting a logical and integrated framework for financial management in support of all policy, planning, and programmatic efforts. The result of these efforts would be financial systems that operate efficiently and effectively while providing program managers’ easy access to reliable, timely financial and programmatic information.

    The incumbent provides guidance and coordinates the agency’s financial management program and activities to ensure the adequacy of financial management to comply with the:

    • Federal Financial Management Improvement Act (FFMIA);
    • Federal Manager's Financial Integrity Act (FMFIA)
    • Chief Financial Officer’s (CFO) Act of 1990;
    • Government Performance and Results Act;
    • Single Audit Act Amendments;
    • Debt Collection Improvement Act;
    • Prompt Payment Act;
    • Improper Payment Improvement Act;
    • Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA); and
    • Related Office of Management and Budget (0MB) and General Accountability Office (GAO) requirements.

    Within the authority and/or access levels authorized for this position, the incumbent is responsible for ensuring that the following FISMA related actions are addressed for entities/systems under his/her supervision:

    • Ensuring the security requirements are integrated and/or executed in a way that will result in an acceptable level of risk as documented in the system’s security plan;
    • The day-to-day security of the IT system to which he/she has access to include physical security, personnel security, incident handling and rejorting, security awareness, continuity of operations, training and education, and;
    • Ensuring that adequate managerial, operational, and technical safeguards are being operated and maintained within the hardware and software environment as appropriate for the system(s) to which the employee has access.

    This is a Category 3 position.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 1 to 5 days per month, may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0505 Financial Management

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/522361900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.