Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Department of Defense Quantico, VA
* Duties

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Mission Statement

The Defense Security Service (DSS) strengthens national security at home and abroad through our security oversight and education operations. DSS oversees the protection of U.S. and foreign classified information and technologies in the hands of cleared industry under the National Industrial Security Program by providing professional risk management services. As Functional Manager for the Department of Defense (DoD), DSS provides security education, training, certification, and professional development for the DoD and for other U.S. Government personnel, contractor employees, and representatives of foreign governments.


In accordance with DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, veterans preference is not required to be applied when considering candidates with prior Federal competitive or excepted service who have completed a probationary or trial period and have not been separated for cause. Therefore, veterans preference will not be applied to applicants with current federal service, or former federal civilian service meeting the above criteria.

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* Manage the planning, direction, formulation and execution of the agencys overall day to day financial management activities.

* Coordinate with the CFO on long-range work plans developed by subordinates.

* Oversee the review and revision of plans, programs, goals, and objectives.

* Provide a wide range of financial management services and operations for a variety of nationwide programs.

* Provide financial management services and advice to program managers and resource advisors on a variety of support and administrative operations.

* Manage and oversee the development and implementation of new policies, approaches, and procedures to mitigate problems and situations.

* Direct a financial management division that consists of subordinate organizations which are further subdivided, and require significant coordination to effectively direct, plan and control work.

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 US citizen

* Male born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service

* Resume and supporting documents received by 11:59PM EST will be considered

* This is a Drug Testing designated position

* Position is a (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under U.S.C. 1601


* OVERTIME: Occasionally

* TOUR OF DUTY: Flexible

* PCS (Permanent Change of Station): Authorized



* TELEWORK ELIGIBILITY: This position is telework eligible

* SELECTIVE SERVICE REQUIREMENT: For more information please visit: SSS

* In accordance with the DoD instruction 1300.26, personnel assigned to this position must obtain the DoD Financial Management Certification Level 3 within 2 years of appointment date.


The experience described in your resume will be evaluated and screened from the Office of Personnel Management's (OPMs) basic qualifications requirements. See: for OPM qualification standards, competencies and specialized experience needed to perform the duties of the position as described in the MAJOR DUTIES and QUALIFICATIONS sections of this announcement by 05/23/2018

Applicant must have directly applicable experience that demonstrates the possession of the knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies necessary for immediate success in the position. Qualifying experience may have been acquired in any public or private sector job, but will clearly demonstrate past experience in the application of the particular competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to successfully perform the duties of the position. Such experience is typically in or directly related to the work of the position to be filled. Experience must be reflected in your resume.

Specialized experience required for this position is:

Senior level knowledge directing the work of an agency under the financial management division. Managing and planning the direction of the execution of the overall day to day financial management activities (i.e., programming, budgeting, execution, accounting, WCF, financial systems and audits). Oversee the review and revision of plans, programs, goals and objectives. Manage the development of policy and programs changes. Supervises the personnel and activities in FMD.

Specifically you will be evaluated on the following competencies:

1. Concepts, Policies, and Principles of Finance.

2. Financial Management Analysis.

3. Financial Reporting.

4. Decision Support.

Please review the General Application Information and Definitions at: DOD GEN APP INFO


Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level.

Superior Academic Achievement does not apply to DCIPS positions.

Foreign Education: For further information, click on the following link: FOREIGN EDUCATION

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