The Financial Department (FD), United States Mint, is responsible for all financial management functions internal to the operations of the United States Mint. The Department executes its responsibilities through the Deputy Associate Director/Chief Financial Officer and three functional areas:
Planning, Budget, and Internal Control; Accounting; and Procurement and Support Services. The Associate Director is the Chief Financial Officer for the United States Mint.
As the Associate Director/CFO, you will:
Create a world-class Financial Management organization as measured by Baldrige Award criteria and Federal Human Capital Survey/Best Places to Work ratings
Develop and execute strategies and annual action items to lead the organization forward on its strategic journey.
Direct and propel progress on executing assigned United States Mint Annual Action Items (critical objectives), Work Plans, and ensures on-time execution of same.
Develop and execute a Financial Strategic Plan, departmental annual work plans, three-year business plan, and Departmental Key Success Measures.
Participate on Executive Boards, Councils, and Committees in support of United States Mint-wide goals.
Implement and execute world class financial management services plans, policies, strategies, and processes.
Optimize financial programs by evaluating and establishing best practices.
Build collaborative relationships with individuals, teams, groups, and partners outside of the Financial Department to accomplish United States Mint goals.
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Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals
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As a basic requirement for entry into the SES, you must provide evidence of progressively responsible leadership experience that is indicative of senior executive level management capability; and that is directly related to the skills and abilities outlined under the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and Technical/Professional Qualifications (TPQs) listed below. Typically, experience of this nature will have been gained at or above the GS-15 grade level in the federal service or its equivalent with state or local government, the private sector, or non-governmental organizations.
Candidates must meet all of the following qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement, including general management skills and characteristics applicable to all SES positions AND technical or program responsibilities specific to this position.
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
Guidance on Addressing the ECQs and TPQs: Use your overall set of professional and volunteer experiences, education and training, accomplishments, awards and potential in describing your ECQ's and TPQ's. Be clear and concise, using examples that demonstrate the scope and quality of your experiences, accomplishments, and/or potential relevant to each ECQ and TPQ.
IMPORTANT: When addressing the ECQs, describe your responses using Challenge, Context, Action and Results (C-C-A-R). Identify what the challenge was, the context or environment you were operating in/under, the specific actions you took and what the results of those actions were.
For further information and tips on writing effective narrative statements, see OPM's publication 'A Guide to SES Qualifications' available on the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) website at: . Responses to ECQs must not exceed 10 pages. Narrative statements may NOT exceed 2 pages for each individual ECQ. IF YOU EXCEED THESE LIMITS YOU WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
ECQ 1: LEADING CHANGE - This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
ECQ 2: LEADING PEOPLE - This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
ECQ 3: RESULTS DRIVEN - This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
ECQ 4: BUSINESS ACUMEN - This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
ECQ 5: BUILDING COALITIONS - This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, state and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.
Mandatory Technical Qualifications (TQs): All applicants must submit a written narrative response to the following TQs. Please give examples and explain how often you used your skills, the complexity of the knowledge possessed, the level of people you interacted with, the sensitivity of the issues you handled, etc.
Narrative statements may NOT exceed 2 pages for each individual TQ. IF YOU EXCEED THESE LIMITS YOU WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
TPQ 1. Leads by example with only the highest level of integrity combined with organizational vision and excellent communication skills to oversee the development of and clearly present the most complex budget and policy issues, and financial plans using predictive analysis to senior staff and policy officials and negotiate resolution of these issues, often under extreme time pressures.
TPQ 2. Authoritative knowledge of and demonstrated experience with financial management authorities and regulations, and program policy development, to include budget development, cycles and execution; accounting and finance operations; internal controls and enterprise risk management; multi-year contracting and procurement, and facilities management.
TPQ 3. Senior level experience in the review and/or development and use of complex economic models to make budget projections, produce cost estimates and/or analyze the relationship between economic and budget variables in direct support of the organizational vision.
TPQ 4. Knowledge of acquisition/contracting policies and procedures and ability to organize and direct exercise of contracting authority in support of large, multi-site, geographically dispersed complex organization.
The education generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
This is a Non-bargaining unit position.
We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.
Travel may be required.
Veterans Preference does not apply to the Senior Executive Service:, 5 USC 2108(3)
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
A one year probationary period for initial SES appointment may be required.
Must successfully complete a background investigation.
Complete a to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the or are exempt from having to do so.
Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the . Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
File a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of appointment and annually from then on.
Undergo an income tax verification.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your Application includes your:
Responses to each Executive Core Qualification and Technical Professional Qualification (Upload the documents), AND
Any supporting documents for non competitive consideration.We use a multi-step process to evaluate and refer applicants.
Your application must show that you meet all requirements, including the education and/or experience required for this position.
You may be found "not qualified" if you do not possess the minimum competencies required for the position. If your application is incomplete, we may rate you as ineligible
Rating: A panel of Senior Executives will review your application and evaluate your qualifications for this position based on the information in your application.
Interviews will be at the discretion of the panel and/or selecting official. Your application will be rated, based on the extent and quality of your experience, education, and training relevant to the duties of this position.
Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview.
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Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
2.Written narrative responses to address each Executive Core Qualification (ECQ) not to exceed 2 pages for each ECQ but no more than a total of 10 pages.
3.Written narrative responses to address each Technical Professional Qualification (TPQ) not to exceed 2 pages for each TPQ.
4.SF-50 is required for all applicants that must include information in block 24 and 34 to show tenure and position occupied.
5.Non-competitive applicants: Proof of non-competitive eligibility is required. Proof consists of an SF-50 showing career status in the SES and/or proof of certification of your executive core qualifications from the OPM administered Qualifying Review Board
Note 1. Non-competitive applicants do not need to submit ECQ narratives but you must clearly state your status in your resume. Proof of non-competitive eligibility is required.
Note 2. All applicants must submit a written narrative response to the Technical Professional Qualification. The agency has the option of considering you non-competitively or including you in the competitive process.
Veterans Preference does not apply to Senior Executive Service.
EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION: For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. An official transcript will be required if you are selected.
A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to .
If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the .
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from .
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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