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Financial Management Analyst

Company: Department of Defense
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

  • Duties





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  • You will perform and provide financial support in areas such as budget formulation, financial execution and fiscal policy interpretation for major programs
  • You will assist in the preparation and review of major budget justification materials, such as the POM, OSD, and BES, and President?s Budget prior to submission to the program manager, resource sponsor and component
  • You will be proficient in the area of financial execution, with focus on the development of the program phasing and spend plans, expenditure and accrual forecasting/reporting and the use and limitations of multiple appropriations
  • You will monitor and reconcile budget authority and program execution, apply performance measures to identify assets, shortfalls, cost trends and other crucial variances
  • You will prepare financial status reports and execution briefs on various complex budgeting issues and present and explain execution/spend deviations to senior leadership

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

0501 Financial Administration And Program

  • Requirements



Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit
  • Generally, current federal employees applying for GS jobs must serve at least one year at the next lower grade level. This requirement is called time-in-grade. Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • This position is covered under the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA). You must be certified as a Career Field Financial Management Level I. Certification is required within 24 months of appointment.
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test (including marijuana) is required. A tentative offer of employment will be rescinded if you fail to report to the drug test appointment or pass the test. You will be subject to random testing.
  • This is a Financial Management Level 2 certified position per the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2012, Section 1599d. You must achieve this level within prescribed timelines. Certification requirements are in DoD Instruction 1300.26.
  • You will be required to complete ethics orientation within three months of appointment and submit a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, OGE-450, within 30 days of appointment.


Your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector. Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

1) Knowledge of an expertise with the federal budget process, planning, programming, and Budget Execution 2) Interpret and apply federal financial policies, rules and regulations 3) Perform detailed analysis of financial information to include execution forecasting, identifying cost trends and performance schedule review 4) Effectively communicate with management, employees, and other customers.

Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site:

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.


Keywords: Department of Defense, Arlington , Financial Management Analyst, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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