Financial Analyst (Open To Both U.S. Citizens And Federal Employees)

US Department Of Transportation Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 3 weeks ago

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Summary

The position is located in the Federal Transit Administration's Region IV in Atlanta, GA, and is under the supervision of the Director of the Office of Financial Management and Program Oversight. The purpose of this position is to enhance FTA's stewardship of its grant program and ensure accountability of Federal funds.

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Responsibilities

The Financial Analyst:

  • Develops, promotes, and provides direction on regional-level policy and guidance related to financial analysis of the FTA grant program.

  • Represents the region and develops, promotes and implements improved accounting practices and procedures.

  • Provides guidance in the interpretation of FTA program requirements for the development and maintenance of acceptable accounting, budgeting, and financial systems.

  • Provides transit agencies with technical assistance on accounting principles and practices and assures that the accounting system is adequate for capturing program costs, provides accountability and control of all FTA grant funds, provides adequate reporting of all financial activities, and captures data supporting reimbursement requests.

  • Represents the region and develops, promotes and implements improved accounting practices and procedures.

  • Provides guidance in the interpretation of FTA program requirements for the development and maintenance of acceptable accounting, budgeting, and financial systems.

  • Provides transit agencies with technical assistance on accounting principles and practices and assures that the accounting system is adequate for capturing program costs, provides accountability and control of all FTA grant funds, provides adequate reporting of all financial activities, and captures data supporting reimbursement requests.

  • Reviews and recommends for appropriate action, as required, financial planning documents, grants, budget revisions, Letters of No Prejudice, Force Account Plans, Cost Allocation Plans, Innovative and Long-Term Financing Plans, and other financial assistance instruments including the provision of all necessary documentation for approval, rejection or other action.

  • Provides program management and oversight of projects approved under the standard FTA funding programs and any special funding.

  • Support emergency preparedness activities which could require deployment to the impacted areas for a period of time.

This position is perfect for a senior level Financial Analyst with experience and ability to examine, analyze, and interpret financial data, records, and reports; and advise and/or assist management on financial management matters.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Some travel is required.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

13

  • Job family (Series)

1160 Financial Analysis

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Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen and meet specialized experience to qualify.

  • Submit application and resume online by 11:59 PM EST on the closing date.

  • Review Required Documents Section as documents are required by closing date

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • SELECTIVE SERVICE: Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for the Selective Service.
  • GOVERNMENT TRAVEL CARD: This position involves travel. A government contractor-issued travel card will be issued and must be retained for official business only.
  • TIME-IN-GRADE: Federal applicants must have served 52 weeks at the next lower grade to satisfy time-in-grade restrictions contained in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F.
  • DEU REQUIREMENTS: Applicants selected under delegated examining procedures may be required to successfully complete a one-year probationary period (unless already completed).

Qualifications

To meet the minimum qualifications for this position, you must meet the specialized experience requirements for the grade at which you are requesting consideration.

To qualify for the Grade 12, you must have at least one year of experience equal or equivalent to the GS-11 it must include:

  • Experience managing an oversight review, with guidance interpretations of an oversight program requiring annual certification of internal financial controls.

  • Experience communicating financial information to internal/external audiences, along with guidance on processing documents and developing processes.

To qualify for the Grade 13, you must have at least one year of experience equal or equivalent to the GS-12, it must include:

  • Experience applying accounting practices to make agency/organizational decisions.

For all types of consideration, experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

For additional information about applying to Federal positions, please click on the following link: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-policies/#url=e4

Other applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

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US Department Of Transportation