Financial systems Analyst

Department of Defense Cleveland, OH
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

As the world's largest finance and accounting firm, the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) pays all Department of Defense (DoD) military and civilian personnel, retirees and annuitants, and major DoD contractors and vendors. We take great pride in serving the men and women who serve America, and invite goal-oriented people like you to challenge yourself while providing a service to our nation.

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* Serves as senior analyst for field level financial management systems with responsibility for systematic, comprehensive evaluations of software and related managerial products.

* Develops processes of retrieving, compiling and analyzing financial data from multiple sources.

* Coordinates the conversion of text and print files into database files.

* Provides training, advice, and assistance to other team members on procedures, system operations, and functional/technical requirements.

* Coordinates with team members, user representatives, and proponent agents on final recommendations to management on the subsequent compilation and review of data.

* Coordinates with external agencies/offices and internal offices in the development of PC based interfaces and valid requirements, providing technical advice, gaining cooperation, and resolving problems resulting from the conversion of data.

* Ensures that systems designs provide capacity for conducting and maintaining effective internal controls.

* This position is being filled under Direct-Hire Authority for Financial Management Experts.

* Qualified application packages may be referred to management at various points in the selection process depending on the number and timing of applications received.

* Positions may be filled as permanent or term with a full-time or part-time work schedule.

* Pay will vary by geographic location. We reserve the right to close this announcement early or to extend, as appropriate, based upon the needs of the Agency.

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

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* Must be a U.S Citizen

* Background Investigation

* Registered for Selective Service (males born after 12-31-1959)

* Suitable for federal employment

* Obtain/Maintain Financial Management Certification

* This national security position, which may require access to classified information, requires a favorable suitability review and security clearance as a condition of employment. Failure to maintain security eligibility may result in termination.

* Vacancy Information: Position is located in DFAS - SYSTEMS OPERATIONS - CLEVELAND, OH

* Who may apply: United States Citizens

* Selections may be made at any point during the announcement open period.

* Employment with DFAS means access to generous benefits such as: health, vision, and dental insurance, retirement benefits, paid time off, and educational benefits.


Resumes for federal government positions need more detailed work descriptions and accomplishments than a typical private sector resume. Please be sure to clearly describe the full scope of your work experiences in your resume.

One year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to that of the next lower grade (GS-11) within the federal service, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position, is required.

Specialized experience is defined as: Developing processes for retrieving, compiling and analyzing data from multiple source systems; converting data, files and reports into proper format for database files and tables; analyzing data from multiple programs to ensure reporting requirements are met; ensuring systems designs provide capacity for conducting and maintaining internal controls; and proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite products.

Volunteer Experience: 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 to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


Education is not substitutable for specialized experience for this grade level.

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