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Grade: 15

Specialized experience for this position includes experience leading the monthly revenue accrual and billing processes; developing recurring financial reporting including utilization, payroll and revenue; managing budgets from various funding sources including appropriated and non-appropriated funds; conducting or supporting annual or ad-hoc audits, data requests or other financial review activities; developing revenue projections or business service projections; developing FTE (Full-time Equivalent) projections; developing executive business cases for new or existing programs or projects; developing initial cost estimates and scope of work with the sales or business development teams for new contracts or agreements; facilitating the approval routing process for new contracts or agreements; and maintaining fully executed agreements in the system of record for the organization.
1 Do you possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service as defined above? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No

Grade: All Grades

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Please Note: Effective January 1, 2010, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize any employment offers we make to current or former (within the last 5 years) political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES (Political) employees in the Executive Branch. So, if you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office. Failure to disclose this information could result in disciplinary action including removal from Federal Service.
1 Are you currently, or have you been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    1.1 Please provide the following information regarding your most recent political appointment:
    1. Position Title;
    2. Type of Appointment (i.e., Schedule A, Schedule C, or Non Career SES);
    3. Agency;
    4. Dates held (beginning and ending dates)
    Maximum length of 1000 characters.
  • No
2 Analyze financial documents Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job, but with close review and assistance from either a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • Others regularly consult me for my expertise and assistance in performing this task or I have trained or instructed others so that they can perform this task.
3 Which of the following best describes your experience monitoring financial reports throughout the fiscal year for accuracy and fund management? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not monitored or analyzed financial reports to assure the accuracy or effectiveness of fund management.
  • I have received education and training which has equipped me to monitor and analyze financial reports to assure the accuracy or effectiveness of fund management, but I have not performed these duties on the job.
  • I have been a member of a team that monitored and analyzed financial reports to assure the accuracy or effectiveness of fund management, but I have not had responsibility to perform these duties independently.
  • I have independently monitored and analyzed financial reports to assure the accuracy or effectiveness of fund management. I am proficient at this function.
  • I have extensive experience monitoring and analyzing financial reports to assure the accuracy or effectiveness of fund management. My analyses have resulted in fund utilization decisions necessary to meet critical program priorities.
4 I have applied knowledge of accounting principles, practices, and procedures in order to: Answer to this question is required
  • Provide detailed accounting coding to ensure the proper disbursement of costs.
  • Analyze accounting transactions to assure proper accounting treatment.
  • Clarify accounting data by researching suspect balances.
  • Perform periodic comparisons of internal systems with the core accounting system to detect and correct erroneous postings.
  • Research accounting transactions to verify validity and to determine the cause of any incorrect data.
  • Request accounting adjustments to transfer charges and ensure the transactions appear accurately on reports.
  • Reconcile discrepancies in obligations and expenditures within the accounting system.
  • Analyze subsidiary ledgers in a general fund accounting system to ensure accuracy of data.
  • Analyze Financial Statements.
  • None of the above
5 Which of the following best describes your ability to foster communication within a team environment and effectively manage customer relationships? Answer to this question is required
  • I have facilitated and fostered communication among project team members to successfully deliver complex projects.
  • I have not performed this task.
  • I have performed this task under the direction of someone else.
  • I have performed this task independently to successfully deliver projects.
  • I have extensive experience coordinating and managing communication to successfully deliver complex projects and I am prepared to discuss in detail, during an interview, examples detailing the methods I use to manage project communications.
6 Which of the following best describes the action you take to solve program/financial management/accounting problems? Answer to this question is required
  • I have not solved program/financial management/accounting problems.
  • I have received education and training which has equipped me to solve program/financial management/accounting problems, but I have not performed these duties on the job.
  • I routinely consult my supervisor to solve program/financial management/accounting problems.
  • I follow accepted accounting practices and techniques to independently solve routine or common program/financial management/accounting problems. I consult with my supervisor to solve unique or complex program/financial management/accounting problems.
  • I routinely and independently resolve both routine/common and complex/unique program/financial management/accounting problems. I have developed new or modified existing methods or techniques for solving program/financial management/accounting problems using information I obtained and evaluated from personal contacts and/or written documents.
7 Choose the response that best describes your experience in developing innovative solutions to address unanticipated project complications: Answer to this question is required
  • As a regular and recurring part of a job that I have held, I frequently and independently develop solutions and alternatives to address unanticipated project complications. I am a recognized expert and leader in performing this task and others seek my advice and guidance in this area.
  • As a regular part of a job that I have held, I independently develop solutions and alternatives to unanticipated project complications.
  • On occasion, I develop innovative solutions and alternatives to address unanticipated project complications although it is not a regular and recurring task that I have performed.
  • I have assisted others in developing innovative solutions to address unanticipated project complications.
  • None of the above
8 I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001), my eligibilities may be cancelled, I may be denied an appointment, or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 CFR, Part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that responding 'No' to this item will result in my not being considered for this position.
  • Yes, I certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith, and I understand the information provided above.
  • No, I do not certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith and/or understand the information provided above.