Financial Management Specialist

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

Help Duties Summary

Earth Day is every day at EPA! At EPA, you can protect human health and the environment of all Americans, and you'll discover that EPA is one great place to work! We offer great benefits and work flexibilities, and our diverse workforce connects to more than just a career--we share a common passion to promote a cleaner, healthier environment.

This position is located in Region 8, Office of Technical & Management Services, Fiscal Management & Planning Program, Budget & Financial Operations Unit in Denver, CO. For more information on this office, visit their website: Region 8.

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 statutes.

* Conduct research to evaluate issues of concern to the financial and 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 1 to 5 days per month.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


Who May Apply This job is open to…

Current permanent EPA Region 8/Office of Technical & Management Services (TMS) employees with competitive status and CTAP eligibles.

Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

* Job family (Series)

0501 Financial Administration And Program

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

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

* EPA and non-EPA applicants must submit transcripts/course listings.

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

* This is a temporary position (see Other Information on assignment limits).

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.

You must meet time in grade requirements no later than 30 calendar days after the closing date of this announcement.


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-11 level, you need to have at least one year of full-time experience equivalent to the GS-09 level defined as providing technical advice and assistance to staff on travel and time & attendance regulations and utilizing agency systems to provide guidance in entering time & attendance records OR Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree; or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; or LL.M., in an academic discipline related to this position.

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

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

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

3. Skill in utilizing agency time and travel systems to input necessary actions and customer inquiries.

4. Ability to communicate technical and non-technical information to convey facts and recommendations relating to accounting policies and problems in a clear, concise and logical manner.

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

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

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 directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.


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