Overview

Duties

Summary

The Chief Financial Officer reports to the Agency Deputy Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with coordination to the Center Director at Langley Research Center and is responsible for planning, analysis, accounting, and control of the of Center resources, in addition to enterprise-wide duties.
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Responsibilities

The Chief Financial Officer:

– Serves as a member on the business and financial community's senior management council responsible for setting strategic goals and monitoring execution.

– Serves as the local leader and point of contact for all Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) enterprise services that are delivered at the center.

– Leads teams that formulates and executes the Center's budget as required by the Center Director,
including serving as strategic advisor to the Center Director and leadership and delegation of fiscal and fiduciary authorities.

– Supervises the OCFO team located at the Center along with associated budget for labor, procurement, and travel.

– Assures reliability and accuracy of financial management activities and records, implementing all aspects of the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990 (CFO Act) and other applicable financial management regulations.

– Provides overall direction of Center resources including planning, programming, budgeting, and accounting. Develops and approves a comprehensive Center plan for budget control and effective utilization of resources.

– Provides the integration, analysis, oversight, and financial management of Center resources. Provides overall direction for overview and analysis of the Center's financial workforce requirements.

Travel Required

Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • The individual selected will be required to file an 'Executive Branch Personnel Financial Disclosure Report (OGE-278) in accordance with the Ethics in Government Act of 1978.
  • Initial Senior Executive Service (SES) Career appointee is subject to a one-year probationary period.
  • Successful completion of a background investigation commensurate with the risk and sensitivity level of the position.
  • Successful completion of pre-employment and random drug testing may be required.

Qualifications

You must have the skill and ability to perform the duties described above as demonstrated by progressively responsible supervisory/leadership experience, normally obtained over several years by serving in positions at the GS-15 level or equivalent.

To meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position, you MUST address each Executive Core Qualification (ECQ) and Mandatory Technical Qualification (MTQ) separately. If you fail to do so, your application will be rated ineligible. We recommend you provide two (2) examples of relevant experience for each ECQ. Responses to ALL ECQs must not exceed ten (10) pages; MTQ responses must not exceed one (1) page per MTQ. Please include your full name on all documents submitted.

If you are currently serving under a career SES appointment, are eligible for reinstatement into the SES, or have successfully completed a SES Candidate Development Program and been certified by Office of Personnel Management (OPM) you MUST address the MTQs, but do not need to address the ECQs.

When preparing your responses to the ECQs and MTQs, you are encouraged to follow the Challenge, Context, Action, and Result model outlined in the OPM's Guide to Senior Executive Service Qualification and NASA's Guide to Effectively Preparing Executive Core Qualifications . For a sample template on how to format your ECQ narrative visit NASA's Executive Leadership Opportunities .

EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS:

ECQ 1 – Leading Change: The ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.

ECQ 2 – Leading People: The ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.

ECQ 3 – Results Driven: The ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.

ECQ 4 – Business Acumen: The ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.

ECQ 5 – Building Coalitions: The ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.

MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS:

MTQ 1- Demonstrated experience in full cost budgeting, project tracking, and analysis for a large and complex organization with multiple fund types including various appropriations (e.g. multiple sites, various contract mechanisms), including formulating innovative performance management solutions to resource and financial management issues.

MTQ 2- Demonstrated experience leading and executing a multi-million dollar end-to-end federal budgeting process with multi-year appropriations.

Education

No Educational Requirement

Additional information

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

All qualifications requirements must be met by 01/08/2021. You will be evaluated based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

We will review your resume and required documents to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. If you meet the basic qualification requirements, your application will be evaluated based on your narrative statements addressing the ECQs and MTQs. Your application will then be referred to and evaluated by an Executive Resources Panel (ERP) and will be placed in one of the following categories: Not Qualified, Qualified, or Highly-qualified. Candidates may receive an interview and/or a reference check. The ERP will make a recommendation to the appropriate approving authority.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required
Yes

Position sensitivity and risk
Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk

Trust determination process
Suitability/Fitness

Required Documents

You must provide a complete application package. If you do not provide all required information, you will not be considered for this position.

1. Resume showing relevant work experience (start/end dates stated in month/year, description of duties), applicable education at a minimum, and your contact information. For current or previous Federal employees, it should also include the Pay Plan, Series and Grade for each work experience entry. Your resumes must not exceed ten (10) pages or 32,000 characters.
2. Executive Core Qualifications narrative responses, if applicable.
3. Mandatory Technical Qualifications narrative responses.

You may be asked to provide additional documentation to support your eligibility and the information provided in your application package. For example, we may request transcripts, SF-50s, SES Candidate Development Program certificate, etc. Therefore, we encourage you to have these documents prepared and ready when requested by the agency. If you fail to provide the required documents within the stated time period, we may withdraw a job offer and/or remove you from further consideration.

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