Financial Management Analyst
Internal Revenue Service - Washington, DC

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DUTIES

As an FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ANALYST you will :
Conduct operational reviews of assigned program areas to assess compliance with existing guidelines. Identifies trends and/or procedural problem areas, evaluates findings, and recommends corrections and/or appropriate course of action.

Researches questions, crosschecks, interprets data from various sources to obtain accurate information, and provides technical advice on procedures.

Assists in conducting detailed analyses of functions and work processes in assigned program areas.

Recommend changes to Service wide guidelines, instructions, and other documents to maintain and improve effective operations of assigned program(s) as administered by all IRS operating units, consistent with agency policy.

Develops and implements reporting and information gathering procedures and evaluates operations within the assigned program areas.

QUALIFICATIONS

You must meet one or more of the following basic requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: BASIC REQUIREMENTS

GS-09: To be minimally qualified for the GS-09, you must meet the basic requirements below.
A. A Master's or equivalent graduate degree in a field of study such as: accounting, finance, or business administration.
OR
B. 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a graduate degree in a field of study such as: accounting, finance, business administration or public administration. One year of graduate education is creditable in accordance with its relationship to a year of full-time study at the school
attended.
OR
C. At least 1 year of experience equivalent to the GS-7 level that demonstrated knowledge of financial management systems and practices in carrying out project assignments consisting of several related tasks, such as reviewing budget
estimates and monitoring expenditures and financial status.
The assignments must have shown completion of the following, or the equivalent:
  • Performing general review of budget estimates, work programs and resources for accuracy.
  • Gathering the data to be used in planning labor resource requirements for salaries, benefits, and full-time equivalents.
  • Consolidating input and assisting in the financial review process including reprogramming decisions and development of narrative justifications.
  • Receiving and processing incoming funds against appropriate account.
OR
D. At least 1 year of combined graduate education and experience as defined in paragraphs B and C above. When combining education and experience use the following formula to calculate the total amount. Part time work experience
should be prorated. Formula using Semester hours: # Sem Hrs completed divided by # of semester hours in a 2 year course of study as defined by your school + # of month's experience divided by 12 months. Example: 15 Semester hours of college (15/30 - number of semester hours in a 2 year course of study) and 6 months
experience (6/12) .50+.50 = 1.00. If your answer is one or more, you have the required combination.

GS-11: To be minimally qualified for the GS-11, you must meet the basic requirements below.
A. A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a field of study such as: accounting, finance, or business administration.
OR
B. 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a graduate degree in a field of study such as: accounting, finance, business administration or public administration. One year of graduate education
is creditable in accordance with its relationship to a year of full-time study at the school attended.
OR
C. At least 1 year of experience equivalent to the GS-9 level that demonstrated accomplishment of financial management assignments that required a range of knowledge of financial management systems and practices. Accomplishments normally involve the following, or the equivalent:
  • Providing analysis of expenditures and financial status on a regular basis.
  • Reviewing budget estimates, work programs and resources for accuracy and adequacy of supporting narrative.
  • Assisting in planning labor resource requirements for salaries, benefits, and full-
time equivalents.
  • Assisting in the financial review process including reprogramming decisions and development of narrative justifications.
  • Preparing and processing the commitment and or obligation of funds based budget execution plans and guidance.
  • Demonstrated experience utilizing automated financial management systems.
OR
D. At least 1 year of combined graduate education and experience as defined in paragraphs B and C above. When combining education and experience use the following formula to calculate the total amount. Part time work experience
should be prorated. Formula using Semester hours: # Sem Hrs completed divided by # of semester hours in a 3 year course of study as defined by your school + # of month's experience divided by 12 months. Example: 15 Semester hours of college (15/45 number of semester hours in a 3 year course of study and 6 months experience (6/12). .25 +.50 =.75. If your answer is one or more, you have the required combination.

GS-12: To qualify for the GS-12 grade level, you must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level of the normal line of progression of this position in the Federal government. Specialized experience is experience that is related to the work of this position and has provided you with the competencies required for successful job performance. Qualifying experience is experience that demonstrated accomplishment of financial management project assignments that required a wide range of knowledge of financial management
systems, practices, requirements and techniques pertinent to the position to be filled. This knowledge is generally demonstrated by assignments where the applicant analyzed a number of alternative approaches in the process of
advising management concerning major aspects of assessing the effectiveness and efficiency of programs and the operational resources expended and needed to accomplish strategic goals and objectives.

**Experience with Large-Scale Government Core Financial Systems highly desirable.**

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