Financial Management Specialist

US Government Other Agencies and Independent Organizations Denver, CO
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

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This position is located in Region 8, Office of Technical and Management Services, Denver, Colorado. For more information on this office, visit their website:Region 8 Webpage

If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement.

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You will:

* Provide full range of travel, time and attendance services to Region 8 management and staff in accordance with prescribed Agency policy directives and federal statues.

* Conduct research to evaluate issues of concern to the financial, travel and management programs in the Region.

* Serve as a customer liaison to the Office of Chief Financial Officer's Payroll and Travel management operations.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be required to travel at least 1 to 5 days per month.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


Who May Apply This job is open to…

Current permanent EPA internal employees in Region 8, Office of Technical and Management Services, Denver, Colorado with competitive status and CTAP eligibles.

Questions? This job is open to 3 groups.

* Job family (Series)

0501 Financial Administration And Program

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* If you are selected, a pre-employment background check is required.

* You must submit a resume and required documents (see How to Apply section).

You will be required to obtain (before coming on board) and maintain a valid driver's license and must be able to operate a Government-owned or leased motor

This position is designated as Moderate Risk and requires a background investigation. Unless an appropriate background investigation is already on record with the Office of Personnel Management, you must undergo a background investigation.vehicle.


You do not need a degree to qualify for this position.

We are looking for at least one year of specialized experience related to this position as described below:

To qualify for the GS-12 level, you need to have at least one year of full-time experience equivalent to the GS-11 level defined as: Experience with federal travel polices and procedures, and time and attendance policies; knowledgeable on various systems and softwares, such as Peopleplus, Gov Trip, Microsoft Word, and financial/payroll systems, etc., and communicating with senior management, staff, and customers.

Your answers to the on-line assessment will be used to evaluate your competencies in the following areas:

* Knowledge of federal travel, pay and leave rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

* Ability to interpret and apply federal laws and regulations governing travel, and time and attendance.

* Skill in utilizing time and travel systems to input necessary actions and customers.

* Ability to communicate orally to resolve problems and to obtain information required to perform assigned duties.

* Knowledge of the Agency's mission, functions, policies, goals, objectives, work processes and sources of funding.

* Skill in utilizing government financial systems to address customer inquiries.

* Ability to evaluate administrative and management issues and problems in order to ascertain the most efficient resolution and opportunities for improvement.


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