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Job Title: Assistant Financial Program Administrator
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Albany, NY
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 09/12/2018
Expire Date: 11/11/2018
Job Categories: Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishing, Finance/Economics, Financial Services, Healthcare, Other, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Nonprofit and Volunteer Services
Job Description
Assistant Financial Program Administrator
  • Program Management
  • Personnel Management
  • Experience with VA systems or comparable healthcare systems.
  • Competency in VA and governmental healthcare law, data acquisition and statistical analysis, financial management and leadership skills.
  • Ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals.
Work Schedule: 40 hours per week:Monday through Friday. Tour of duty based on organizational needs.
Flexible Schedule: Yes
Telework: ADHOC: includes Emergency Preparedness (COOP);National Regional Emergency; Situational Basis (Temporary);and OWCP Related
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Position Description/PD#: Assistant Financial Program Administrator/#05346A
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 09/18/2018.

Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-12 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-11. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. You may qualify based on your experience as described below:

Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-11 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to:

  1. Assess the operational needs of the unit and redistribute, re-prioritize and re-balance workload.
  2. Manage resources to meet the many conflicting demands and deadline imposed upon the unit and to ensure maximum productivity.
  3. Submit recommendations to improve processes, understand laws, regulations and policies, budget reimbursement schemes, strategic planning options.
  4. Provide education to all stakeholders on community care programs, policies and standard operating procedures.
  5. Analyze, extract, summarize, and identify significant trends and issues.
  6. Conduct regular reviews to assess effectiveness, compliance with legal and regulatory provisions, and the achievement of organizational objectives.
  7. Establish reports in estimating costs, obligation amounts, actual costs, over-payments, underpayments, and various payment schedules.
You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
  • Financial Analysis
  • Performance Management
  • Project Management
  • Quality Management


Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

Physical Requirements: The work is generally sedentary in nature, sometimes requiring light lifting, bending, stooping, kneeling, reaching, walking and standing. The work is performed in an office setting under stressful conditions.

None

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

  • Resume
  • SF-50


The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to make sure you have included other documents required for your application, SF-50's (current/former Federal employees), or CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees). You will not be contacted for additional information.
  • Cover Letter
  • OF-306
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Resume
  • SF-50

Qualifications & Requirements

To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 09/18/2018.

Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-12 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-11. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. You may qualify based on your experience as described below:

Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-11 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to:

  1. Assess the operational needs of the unit and redistribute, re-prioritize and re-balance workload.
  2. Manage resources to meet the many conflicting demands and deadline imposed upon the unit and to ensure maximum productivity.
  3. Submit recommendations to improve processes, understand laws, regulations and policies, budget reimbursement schemes, strategic planning options.
  4. Provide education to all stakeholders on community care programs, policies and standard operating procedures.
  5. Analyze, extract, summarize, and identify significant trends and issues.
  6. Conduct regular reviews to assess effectiveness, compliance with legal and regulatory provisions, and the achievement of organizational objectives.
  7. Establish reports in estimating costs, obligation amounts, actual costs, over-payments, underpayments, and various payment schedules.
You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
  • Financial Analysis
  • Performance Management
  • Project Management
  • Quality Management


Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

Physical Requirements: The work is generally sedentary in nature, sometimes requiring light lifting, bending, stooping, kneeling, reaching, walking and standing. The work is performed in an office setting under stressful conditions.
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Contact Email:Michelle.Smull@va.gov
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