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Grade: 15

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Grade: All Grades

1 Where did you learn about this Department of the Treasury job opportunity? Answer to this question is required
  • USAJOBS
  • Career Connector Notification
  • Professional, Community, Diversity or Other Organization
    1.1 Please provide the specific name of the Professional, Community, Diversity or Other Organization that you learned about this Fiscal Service opportunity? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Employment Office (Federal/State or Local)
  • Friend/Relative
  • Job Fair, Conference, or Convention
    1.1 Please provide the specific name of the Job Fair, Conference or Convention that you learned about this Fiscal Service opportunity? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Newspaper, TV or Radio
  • School, College, or University
    1.1 Please provide the specific name of the School, College or University that you learned about this Fiscal Service opportunity? Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • Disability Employment Program Manager
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Services
  • Special Placement Program Coordinator
  • Military Program
  • Other
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2 Are you currently serving or have you served in the last five years in a Political Appointment in the Federal Government? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    2.1 Please list the title, agency, and dates of this appointment. Please note you will be required to meet OPM Approval of your appointment, if selected. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
3 REQUIRED--A copy of your most recent completed annual performance appraisal, dated within the last 18 months, that includes the final rating. If you have not received a performance appraisal within the last 18 months, you must provide an explanation. Have you received an appraisal with rating on your job performance in the last 18 months? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes If yes, you must submit a complete copy of your most recently received performance appraisal (dated within the past 18 months) per the instructions under "How to Apply" of this announcement.
  • No
    3.1 If no, please explain why. Your statement will not be accepted if it does not give a reason. "I have not received a performance appraisal within the past 18 months" is acceptable as a reason. Maximum length of 250 characters.
4 REMINDER for ALL APPLICANTS - if you are a CURRENT or FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEE you MUST submit a copy of an SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows your current (or most recent) grade and competitive service status. The "position occupied" block on the SF-50 should show a "1" and your "tenure" block should show a "1" or "2." Indicate on your application the highest permanent grade you have held; if this grade is different from your current grade, submit a copy of an additional SF-50 showing this grade. Did you submit a copy of the SF-50? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not applicable - I am not a CURRENT or FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEE.
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 this position includes:
- Planning, initiating, and conducting complex and high-priority studies and activities with agency-wide policy recommendations on financial management policies, priorities, and programs; AND
- Providing advice on financial management policies and other activities; AND
- Developing and conducting government-wide communication programs; AND
- Coordinating efforts with internal and external stakeholders in the development of major financial management regulations, policies, and procedures; AND
- Representing an agency in interdepartmental, congressional, or private sector meetings or conferences.
5 For the GS-15, select the answer that best describes your experience. Answer to this question is required
  • I have at least 1 full year of specialized experience as described in the previous question.
  • I do not have 1 full year of specialized experience as described in the previous question.
6 Please indicate all of the following with which you have demonstrated working experience and knowledge. Answer to this question is required
  • Conducting analysis with respect to the impact of regulatory policy on financial management programs.
  • Drafting written materials related to financial management programs and functions such as issue papers, memoranda, reports, studies, and responses to public inquiries for senior officials.
  • Delivering oral briefings with respect to financial management policy matters to senior decision makers within a private or public organization.
  • Performed or officially and directly supervised the development of policy proposals affecting financial management programs.
  • None of the above.
7 Please select the type of policy analysis you have been involved with related to financial management programs. Answer to this question is required
  • Experience advising senior officials on the development of policies that would directly affect the financial management activities government-wide.
  • Experience working with both external and internal stakeholders to develop policies affecting the operations and activities of a broad set of agencies.
  • Experience leading research, policy, regulatory or legal analysis in the areas of evolving forms of financial management activities.
  • None of the above.
8 My experience participating in the public policy process related to financial management initiatives includes: Answer to this question is required
  • Experience working with and participating in the public policy process related to financial management and economic issues.
  • Participates in analyst/associate/contract support role on teams responsible for public policy process related to financial management and economic issues.
  • Participate in senior associate / management role on teams responsible for public policy process related to financial management l and economic issues.
  • None of the above.
9 Which of the following activities have you performed or officially and directly supervised on a recurring basis?  Answer to this question is required
  • Extensive research and analysis of existing, proposed, and the historical development of regulations and policies affecting financial management programs.
  • Developed analyses for senior decision makers of a private sector entity or a federal agency regarding anticipated federal legislation or regulation impacting the federal financial management activities.
  • Developed policy options and recommendations based upon analysis that you conducted or led for senior decision makers of a private sector entity or a federal agency regarding anticipated federal legislation or regulation impacting financial management activities.
  • None of the above.
10 Which of the following financial management analysis activities do you perform or have you performed on a recurring basis? Answer to this question is required
  • Analyze federal financial management reports and data.
  • Monitor and track various financial management customer data, including satisfaction with federal financial interactions.
  • Respond to inquiries and provide superiors with in-depth review of financial institution and financial intermediation activities.
  • None of the above.
11 Select the data analysis techniques you are proficient in using to analyze, manipulate and present complex financial data or information. Answer to this question is required
  • Downloading data from other data providers into Microsoft Excel
  • Creating charts and tables with data in Microsoft Excel
  • Analysis of financial statements
  • Regression and econometric analyses
  • Statistical analyses using SAS, R, Python, or other statistical software
  • None of the above
12 Select the statement(s) that best describe your expertise in the field of financial management.  Answer to this question is required
  • Performing detailed analysis of federal financial management programs
  • Performing detailed analysis of financial management programs
  • Performing analysis of various financial assets
  • None of the above
13 Select the statement in the following list that best describes your highest level of experience and ability in planning work assignments, establishing short and long-term priorities, and accomplishing objectives. Answer to this question is required
  • I have demonstrated experience leading projects designed to provide solutions to new and existing needs and problems.
  • I have demonstrated experience leading portions of a project designed to provide solutions to new and existing needs.
  • I have demonstrated experience independently prioritizing work assignments.
  • I have demonstrated experience providing input to project plans.
  • I have demonstrated experience maintaining project plans for a work group project.
  • None of the above.
14 Indicate which of the following represents your communication experience.  Answer to this question is required
  • Prepared written materials, including briefings and memoranda for use by senior officials, including for the purpose of meetings, speeches, interviews, and testimony.
  • Drafted speeches to be delivered by senior officials or executives publicly and prepared responses to other public inquiries.
  • Assisting and managing in quality control of staff to write memoranda, reports, studies and response to public inquires for senior officials.
  • Briefed and advised senior officials on progress and developments in policy areas.
  • None of the above.
15 This position requires a high degree of collaboration with multi-disciplinary functions. Choose the statement(s) that describe your experience with cross-functional groups.  Answer to this question is required
  • I have worked on high priority projects and programs in which I have closely collaborated with multiple teams across an organization (financial institutions and markets, international affairs, public affairs, and legislative affairs) to develop policies affecting financial institutions.
  • I am accustomed to collaborating on projects with colleagues of different expertise.
  • I have participated in inter-office projects or issues within my own agency/company.
  • None of the above.
16 Please select the answer(s) that reflect your experience collaborating with management and externals stakeholders. Answer to this question is required
  • I have independently provided strategic direction, recommendations, analysis, and reporting support with little or no supervision.
  • I have coordinated with offices outside my organization in the development of polices, proposals, or reports.
  • I have served as the liaison with policy offices, financial institutions, regulators, trade organizations, or other external stakeholders.
  • I have provided recommendations, analysis, and reporting to management with oversight and guidance from a supervisor.
  • None of the above.