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    This position serves in the Office of Federal Program Finance. We establish policies on how Federal agencies and other bodies finance activities, including borrowing, lending, investing, and hedging. We are responsible for crafting policy surrounding how agencies or governmental entities borrow from Treasury; how agencies lend to the public, e.g., SBA loans to small businesses; the investment of government accounts held in the Treasury; and statutory consultations of Federal credit programs.

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    The ideal candidate for this position will apply their experience in financial analysis and debt financing to the federal borrowing, lending and investing policy setting. The incumbent will have strong analytical skills as well as an aptitude for researching and synthesizing policy considerations. Time-management skills are critical to enable you to juggle inevitably competing and changing demands and priorities in a dynamic economic policy environment.

    As a Financial Economist, you will:

    • Draft economic research and studies covering a wide range of government financing matters including, but not limited to: federal investing, federal borrowing, loan guarantee programs, and Federal Credit Reform Act (FCRA) accounting and budgeting implications for review by senior Treasury officials and economists;
    • Assist the Director of Federal Program Finance and senior economist in providing authoritative technical advice to Treasury leadership and recommend courses of action related to anticipated policy changes, proposed lending arrangements, and economic initiatives;
    • Review and analyze a substantial number of legislative proposals related to Federal credit programs each year;
    • Interact with other offices within Treasury, other Departments, and the Office of Management and Budget to ensure that Treasury’s policies are followed;
    • Assist senior economists in assessing the risks and benefits of specific lending or loan guarantee agreements including, but not limited to: counterparty analysis, proposed terms and conditions, FCRA scoring implications, compliance with federal statutes, regulations, and policies, and adherence to policy goals.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0110 Economist

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/529686700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.