Lead Financial Manager - GS - 0505 -13 (Open to All U.S. Citizens) MB

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Department Of Transportation
Applications will be accepted from any U.S. Citizen.
This job is also being advertised for applicants eligible for status consideration. Current and former status employees and veterans who qualify under VEOA are encouraged to also apply to announcement: FHWA.EFL-2014-0033. Permanent Full Time This position is located in the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division (EFLHD). In this position, you will serve as the Division's Finance Manager. The purpose of this position is to enhance Federal Lands Highway's (FLH) stewardship, ensure accountability of Federal funds, and achieve organizational excellence in delivering the Federal Lands highway program. You will provide management advice to the Division Engineer, Directors, Branch Chiefs, and division staff. This position performs complex duties in the areas of financial management and management analyses. You will be considered the authoritative source of information concerning operational cost data and proactively works with managers to monitor, analyze, and control costs.
This position is ideal for an individual who has a strong financial and accounting background as well as good organizational and team leadership skills. The individual should possess strong communication skills to provide both oral and written guidance to employees and management as well as the ability to negotiate and obtain consensus. Applications will be accepted from any U.S. Citizen. 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 Position is telework eligible. Announcement also advertised Merit Promotion: FHWA.EFL-2014-0033. Job announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 30 days. As a Lead Financial Manger, you will:
Represent the Division Engineer and has authority to develop, promote and implement improved accounting practices and procedures.
Develop, promote, and provide direction, division-level policy and guidance, relating to financial management of the FLH program.
Provide leadership and guidance in the interpretation of FHWA program requirements for the development and maintenance of acceptable accounting systems.
Develop EFLHD financial and accounting procedures for implementation of financial and accounting operations, and develops instruction in the processing of financial documents. Jointly develops operational processes and procedures with other agencies and ensures that they will work properly.
Serve as Team Lead and direct the work of other employees, including planning, assigning, revising, and approving work activities.
SELECTIVE SERVICE: Males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for the Selective Service.
DEU REQUIREMENTS: Applicants selected under delegated examining procedures may be required to successfully complete a one-year probationary period (unless already completed).
If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of four categories: Platinum, Gold, Silver or Bronze, which is based upon your responses to the vacancy questions. Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran''s preference that have provided supporting documents will receive selection priority over non-veterans. The top rated applications will be reviewed for the quality of your experience, education and training relevant to the position. If your resume does not support the specialized experience or if your application does not support your answers to the Vacancy Specific Questions, your final rating may be modified and/or you may be disqualified from consideration.
To preview questions please click here. TO QUALIFY FOR THE GS-13:
On Experience, you must have at least one year of equal or equivalent experience, it must include:
Experience in financial management, managing multiple program funds, the development of methods for capturing financial and cost data which reflects the cost of operations and ensures equitable distribution of costs across programs.
Experience developing financial and accounting procedures for implementation of financial and accounting operations and developing work instructions for processing financial documents.
Experience providing financial advice, guidance, and resolutions to management and other staff in a multi-discipline organization.
Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
You must submit a complete application package (including resume, vacancy questions and supporting documents) no later than midnight Eastern Time on the closing date of the announcement.
To begin, click the "Apply Online" button on the job announcement posting.
Follow the directions to register, submit all required documents and complete the assessment questionnaire.
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If you are having difficulty applying online, please contact the DOT Automated Staffing Office during regular business hours (8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET) at . You may also email us at .
The following documents must be provided by the closing date:
RESUME: Showing relevant experience and education and fully supporting the required specialized experience.
VETERANS: In order to be considered as preference eligible, you must submit a copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, DD214. Your DD-214 must show the type of discharge and dates of active duty. If you are claiming compensably disabled preference eligible, you must submit a copy of your DD214; an Application for 10-point Veteran''s Preference, SF15; and the proof of entitlement of this preference which is normally an official statement, dated 1991 or later, from the Department of Veterans Affairs certifying to the present existence of the service-connected disability and indicating the percentage of your disability. Without this documentation, you will not receive veteran''s preference. Additional information on veterans'' preference is available in the Vet''s Guide at:
SPECIAL APPOINTING AUTHORITY DOCUMENTS: If requesting concurrent consideration for: #AppointmentsLeading Noncompetitive Non-competitive (NC) appointment eligibility, (e.g. military spouse or persons with disabilities), you must provide appropriate supporting documentation such as PCS orders describing move & marriage certificate; letter from VA or DD214 describing 100% disability of spouse; letter from State Vocational Office certifying disability, etc. For more information, visit military spouse NC appointments or " Persons with Disabilities NC appointments. Documents are only required if requesting non-competitive consideration.
DISPLACED EMPLOYEE PLACEMENT DOCUMENTS: - Only required if requesting priority consideration under https: ;. You must submit ALL of the FOLLOWING: your most recent performance appraisal, the proof of eligibility letter from the Agency and your most current SF-50, displaying current series and grade. To receive priority consideration, you MUST be deemed well qualified for this vacancy (falling in the Gold Category).
Failure to submit any of the required documents by the closing date of the vacancy will result in your removal from consideration for this position.
You may check your application status by logging into . Within two weeks of the closing date, your application will be reviewed and rated. The most highly qualified candidates in the top group will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration. If you are selected for an interview, we will contact you directly. Once the position is filled, we will notify all applicants of their final status. Displaced employees may be eligible for ICTAP or CTAP priority consideration. For more information, please review the OPM Employee''s Guide to Career Transition. !benefits.hms?orgId=2&jnum;=69801

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