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Defense Information Systems Agency SUPV FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST in Vaihingen, Germany


This position is being filled under the Direct Hire Authority for Certain Personnel of the Department of Defense via delegated authority by the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Positions may be filled as permanent or term with a full-time or part-time work schedule. Pay will vary by geographic location. We reserve the right to close this announcement early or to extend, as appropriate, based upon the needs of the Agency.


Planning, organizing, and supervising the activities of the Telecommunication Services and Enterprise Acquisition Services (TSEAS) Detachment Europe.

Directing, coordinating, and overseeing work of subordinates; selecting candidates for subordinate positions.

Formulating policies and procedures regarding control of disbursements from the Defense Working Capital Fund (DWCF).

Planning, designing, and implementing accounting, budget and management control systems.

Preparing accounting and management reports reflecting fund and program status.

Developing and/or directing the development of policies and procedures concerning the preparation of financial plans, budget estimates, and accounting and finance activities.

Providing direction to higher-level personnel engaged in developing financial management strategies and process improvements.


Conditions of Employment


Specialized Experience: For the GS-13, at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service, or comparable in difficulty and responsibility to GS-12 if outside the Federal service, is required. Specialized experience is defined as experience applying Financial Management Regulations, Appropriations Law, Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB), and Statement of Financial Accounting Standards (SFAS); analyzing financial management data; and implementing improvements to gain efficiencies and accuracy of data. This position is being filled under Direct-Hire Authority for Financial Management Experts. DISA has delegated authority by the Office of the Secretary of Defense to directly appoint qualified candidates possessing a finance, accounting, management, or actuarial science degree, or a related degree from an accredited college or university in a field of study, or equivalent experience, related to the functions of the position to be filled. This notice is issued under the Direct-Hire Authority for Financial Management Experts, Section 1110 of the national Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017.


There is no substitution of education for specialized experience at the GS-13 grade level.

Additional Information

Current Federal employees within CONUS who are selected through a formal competitive recruitment process for a lower graded position overseas may be afforded pay retention if their pay would otherwise be reduced. Pay retention may be granted to employees already in the overseas area if the recruitment efforts had been extended outside the overseas command involved and the individual selected will have to PCS. Locality rates of pay will not be used for pay setting when transferring to the overseas area. Military Spouse Preference (MSP)/Family Member Preference (FMP) - Candidates claiming MSP/(FMP) must include a copy of sponsor's permanent change of station orders authorizing movement of spouse to the overseas command or other appropriated documentation that support the preference. Additional documentation may be required prior to granting the preference. Family members of locally hired DoD civilian employees are not eligible for Family Member Preference. The DoD policy on overseas employment for civilian employees limits overseas tours to 5 years. Extensions beyond 5 years are designed to provide management flexibility to meet defined mission requirements that otherwise cannot be made. Case-by-case extensions beyond the 5-year limit may be granted in extremely rare situations. U.S. citizens in Germany under ordinary resident status are not eligible to apply for appointment under Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA). Current Department of Defense employees who accept this position will have statutory return rights to the same grade they held prior to accepting this position. We may use this announcement to fill additional vacancies within 90 days of the closing date. Veterans Preference: Veterans preference does not apply under this Direct-Hire Authority (DHA). Moving costs MAY be paid. They MUST be paid if a DISA employee is selected for the position. Recruitment, relocation, or retention incentives MAY be authorized. . The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 makes certain reimbursements/payments taxable. For information on these changes and the Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA), for which some appointees are eligible, click here. For more information on veterans' preference click here. Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (to verify your registration status click here). Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85 or above on the rating criteria for this position. The Department of Defense (DoD) policy on employment of annuitants issued March 18, 2004 will be used in determining eligibility of annuitants. This position is subject to the limitations imposed by the DOD Priority Placement Program. Priority Placement Program (PPP) Military Spouse Preference (MSP) eligible candidates will receive priority consideration at the full performance level only. For more information regarding qualifications requirements please click here. You may submit a cover letter which will be forwarded to the selecting official with your resume. Your cover letter will not be used to verify your qualifications or eligibility. If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application.