Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing Financial Analyst in Boston, Massachusetts
Summary This position is located at Department of Housing and Urban Development, Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing. This opportunity is also open to Status eligibles under announcement 21-HUD-1119. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply. Responsibilities The following are the duties of this position at the GS-13. 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. As a Financial Analyst, you will: Conduct and document complex and detailed PHA financial management reviews including analyses of financial statements and reports, trend analysis, and assessment of financial risk for the overall entity as well as Public Housing programs. Resolve audit and review findings related to the financial management of PHAs and coordinate the written communication to the PHA with collaboration of other Field Office staff regarding findings not related to financial management; Develop appropriate long range solutions to complex financial issues and problems identified by multiple sources and provide expert advice and guidance on complex financial issues. Understand pertinent laws, legislative history, regulations, contracts, compliance requirement documents (OMB Circulars, GAAP requirements, etc.) and management controls to ascertain the purpose, scope, and objectives of the organization; the manner in which the organization is conducted and financed; and the nature and extent of management authority and responsibility for the organization. Requirements Conditions of Employment The official duty station for this position will be in Boston, Massachusetts. Failure to report to duty at this location may be grounds for a disciplinary action, including removal. Key Requirements: Please refer to "Conditions of Employment." Must be U.S. Citizen or U.S. National Qualifications You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Specialized Experience: For the GS-13, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized Experience for this position includes: - Managing and analyzing large volumes of financial data; AND - Applying analytical and problem solving techniques to identify financial trends and issues, and develop solutions.; AND - Conducting financial analysis and developing financial analytical reports and presenting that data to management.; AND - Providing direction or technical assistance applying controlling authorities such as financial laws and regulations, OMB circulars, or the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Specialized Experience: For the GS-12, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized Experience for this position includes: - Managing and analyzing large volumes of financial data; AND - Conducting financial analysis and developing financial analytical reports and presenting that data to management.; AND - Applying controlling authorities such as financial laws and regulations, OMB circulars, or the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). 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. Education Additional Information OTHER INFORMATION: We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. Relocation expenses will not be paid. Recruitment incentive may be offered. This is a bargaining unit position. This position is Non-Exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). HUD offers alternative and flexible work schedules. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: A one year probationary period may be required. Must successfully complete a background investigation. Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency. Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer. If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so. Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form i-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S. Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel. HUD employees are subject to a number of government-wide and HUD specific ethics laws and regulations, including restrictions on working in a real estate related business, and having Section 8 tenants, along with other prohibited interests and activities. To review applicable ethics rules and HUD specific restrictions, please visit https://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/general_counsel/ethics.