Supervisory Financial Analyst (deputy Director, Office Of Investment Security)

Department Of The Treasury Washington, DC
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This opportunity is also open to Status eligibles under Announcement 18-DO-393. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.

The Office of Investment Security, in the International Affairs office of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, fulfills Treasury's statutory responsibilities as chair of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), which has the authority to review the national security effects of foreign acquisitions of U.S. businesses. The office leads and coordinates the review by sixteen Executive Branch departments and White House offices of each transaction notified to CFIUS. If a transaction presents national security concerns, CFIUS has the authority to have the parties take certain steps to mitigate the national security risk, or if the risk cannot be mitigated, recommend to the President that he block the transaction. The office also plays a lead role in maintaining U.S. openness to foreign investment, which provides the policy context in which CFIUS operates, and engaging other countries to help ensure an open investment policy towards U.S. investors.

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Responsibilities

The following are the duties of this position at the GS-15. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

* Assist the Director in all aspects of managing CFIUS cases, including working closely with Investment Security staff, Treasury legal counsel and other Treasury program offices, other agencies, and parties to transactions, to ensure timely progression of cases;

* Review and edit written work product of case officers and, in some cases, draft original work product. This may include extensive involvement in drafting or overseeing the preparation of memoranda to senior Treasury officials, and possibly the President, presenting the issues raised by particular transactions notified to CFIUS, and recommending courses of action;

* Play a key role in Treasury's Open Investment Initiative to communicate the U.S. open investment policy and information about the CFIUS process through various channels to foreign governments and investors and other relevant foreign and domestic stakeholders;

* Establish and implement strategies to ensure foreign inward investment policies are consistent with international norms, including through coordination with other offices in the International Affairs division of Treasury;

* Engage with other agencies and provide advice to Treasury senior officials concerning other U.S. Government legislative or regulatory initiatives that would affect foreign investment in the United States.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Yes

Promotion Potential

15

Who May Apply This job is open to… U.S. citizens or U.S. Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.

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* Job family (Series)

1160 Financial Analysis

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* Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals

The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.

Qualifications

Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview.

If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)) you must be assigned the middle category or better to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority.

You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Specialized experience: For the GS-15, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized Experience for the GS-15 includes:

* Experience planning and conducting financial research and analysis used by senior officials/executives to help develop policies or strategies regarding international investment; AND

* Experience developing recommendations for senior officials/executives regarding the various legal, financial, national security or policy implications of particular financial transactions; AND

* Experience developing policy/strategy legal recommendations for senior officials/executives regarding corporate merger and acquisition or other corporate transactional and governance documents.

Specialized experience: For the GS-14, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized Experience for the GS-14 includes:

* Experience assisting with development of policy or strategy recommendations to senior officials/executives regarding international investment proposals; AND

* Experience with analyzing national security implications of investment activity or financial transactions of international businesses or multinational enterprises; AND

* Experience with corporate merger and acquisitions or other corporate transactional and governance documents.

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