Financial Management Specialist

United States Peace Corps

About the organization

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Duties

This position is located in the Office of the Chief Financial Officer. This position will serve as Financial Management Specialist with responsibility for performing a variety of duties required in the financial transactions control and utilization of funds for assigned programs or organizations. The Financial Management Specialist performs the following major duties:
• Provides support and assists in the planning, review, and reporting of data/statistical results of program or project studies.
• Primary responsibility for the collection and tracking of specialized data organized and maintained to meet specific program or project requirements, specifically maintenance of Volunteer Readjustment Allowance funds, Volunteer personnel actions, and Personal Service Contractor (PSC) contracts, full range of payment invoices, disbursement documents, and other supporting and financial documentation.
• Conducts detailed examination of transactions and researches for required information.
• Plans and manages standard financial disbursement activities, such as billing, invoice review, check cancellation requests/credits, and disbursement of Government funds.
• Provides technical payments and financial guidance in answering a variety of customer inquiries; refers customers to supervisor or senior specialists to resolve complex problems.

Qualifications

FP-7

Qualifying experience for the FP-7 level includes one year of specialized experience at least equivalent to the FP-9 or GS-5 grade level which is in or directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience includes: Experience applying policies, procedures, regulations, funding sources, budget and/or financial practices, and guides; Experience using automated financial database/reporting systems to enter, correct and retrieve factual information and compile reports; Experience applying concepts and principles of financial management functions.
or
1 full year of graduate level education
or
superior academic achievement
FP-5

Qualifying experience for the FP-5 level includes one year of specialized experience at least equivalent to the FP-7 or GS-7 grade level which is in or directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience includes: Experience applying policies, procedures, regulations, funding sources, budget and/or financial practices, and guides; Experience using automated financial database/reporting systems to enter, correct and retrieve factual information and compile reports.

Salary

FP-7: $49,655 to $72,921 per year (with promotion potential to an FP-5 $62,133 to $91,245)

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

If you are an RPCV with NCE, please email your resume to [email protected] to express interest in this position AND apply to the RPCV/RPCRV Non Competitive Eligibility Program (https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/590161000).

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