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Open and Close Dates: Apr 23, 2021 – May 06, 2021 Marketing Statement: The men and women of the US Department of State with their skills, character and commitment to public service, are the backbone of America’s diplomacy. Personal Services Contractor employees support the foreign policy mission from offices in Washington, DC and worldwide. Join us in helping to shape a freer, more secure and prosperous world as we formulate, represent and implement US foreign policy. Choose from hundreds of career possibilities – there’s something for everyone!
Summary: This Personal Services Contractor (PSC) position is located in the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO), Deputy Director for Resource Management (RM), Office of Financial Management (FM), Financial Policy and Controls (FPC). The office provides accounting, budgeting, and financial management services for all OBO programs, with responsibility for coordinating budget development, allocating funds, tracking expenditures, and processing vendor invoices for payment.
Major Duties: Analyzes and evaluates the management of OBO funding at overseas posts to determine whether funds are used effectively and judiciously for their intended purpose and in compliance with Department of State and Federal laws and regulations and internal management controls.
Plans, organizes, coordinates, and conducts program audits at overseas locations to evaluate post management of Bureau funding, property, and other resources that impact OBO s mission.
Evaluates and interprets new or revised financial management laws, policies, standards, and procedures to assess the impact on the ability of post management to efficiently manage OBO programs and funding overseas.
Liaises with other OBO offices to reconcile their internal processes with current financial management policies and guidelines; and provide advice and guidance on the development of new policies and procedures.
Who May Apply: Job Status: Full-Time, Non-Permanent-Temporary Non-Status Duration Appointment: Non-Permanent, 1 year renewable for up to 4 years. Conditions of Employment: Incumbent will be subject to random drug testing.Relocation expenses will NOT be paid.Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.Overseas travel may be required.U.S. Citizenship is required. Education: .
Requirements: Applicants must meet all the required qualification requirements, including education, and any selective placement factors described below by the closing date of this announcement. Education may only be substituted in accordance with the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standards Handbook. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order to be credited towards qualifications. Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the education requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Click on the link for a list of accredited organizations recognized as specializing in interpretation of foreign education credentials.
Qualifications: Applicants must have 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service which provided the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the position. Qualifying specialized experience must demonstrate the following: There is no substitute of education for specialized experience for the GS-13 position.
Experience applying principles, processes, and methodologies of Federal program audits and financial management practices.
Experience with business processes and procedures involved with the construction and maintenance of facilities, particularly those located in an overseas environment.
Experience communicating with senior management officials at overseas diplomatic posts to interpret issues, negotiate and resolve inconsistencies, and persuasively present reports and other written and oral communications on programs, practices, findings, recommendations and solutions.
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