<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br /><strong>This opportunity is also open to Status eligibles under Announcement 19-HUD-1241. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.</strong><br /><br />Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br />The following are the duties of this position at the GS-12 . 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.<br /> <ul> <li>Perform in-depth reviews of the management systems in operation or being developed to ensure their practicability and efficiency relative to the overall goals and objectives of the Branch, Division, and the Office of Finance and Budget.</li> <li>Assist the Branch Chief in developing the scope of work and work plans necessary to define and solve operational problems in such areas as information management and control systems and work methods and procedures.\</li> <li>Provide assistance to lower-graded employees of the Division or serves as a project leader in developing requirements for financial systems by having responsibility for interaction between other Division managers, Office of Finance and Budget staff, and Housing. Assist the Branch Chief with the contract procurement process for the Branch's financial management systems.</li> <li>Provide customer service by replying to FHA Approved Mortgagees submitted via phone or email, resolving routine issues and inquiries; responds timely and accurately to routine customer servicer inquiries and communicates FHA policy accurately to FHA Approved Mortgagees.</li> <li>Participate in management analyses, reports, special studies and evaluations related to the functions and activities required for financial procedures and systems management; prepare oral and written reports and presentations, prepare graphs and charts that present the analyses, evaluations and studies performed regarding FHA premiums, Branch processes and procedures, and system processes and procedures.</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Not required<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> No <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 12 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying.</li> <li>Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."</li> </ul> <br /><br />The 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.<br /><br />The <strong>Office of Housing</strong> provides vital public services through its nationally administered programs. It oversees the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) , the largest mortgage insurer in the world, and regulates important parts of the housing industry. The Office of Housing also helps ensure consumers can access housing counseling and provides affordable rental housing through its Multifamily housing program. The Office of Housing is committed to helping all Americans obtain safe, decent affordable housing.<br /><br />The <strong>DAS for Finance and Budget</strong> is responsible for the integrity of all Housing-FHA accounting records, the preparation of timely and accurate financial and management reports on all FHA activities.<br /><br />The Single Family Insurance Operations Branch is responsible for numerous duties related to the annual collection of billions of dollars of mortgage insurance premiums for Single Family Federal Housing Administration (FHA) insured loans including providing customer counseling to lenders on billing, payment, and reconciliation issues.<br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br />You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.<br /><br />For the GS-11, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: <br /><br /><strong>- Applying financial management principles in order to analyze and evaluate financial data; AND<br /> – Providing financial-related customer service to external clients; AND<br /> – Conducting studies to evaluate programs and systems and make recommendations for improvement<br /><br />OR<br /><br />A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree; or an LL.M., if related.<br /><br />OR<br /><br />You may qualify on a combination of education and experience. To combine education and experience, the total percentage of experience at the required grade level compared to the requirement, as well as the percentage of completed education compared to the requirement must equal at least 100 percent. Only graduate level education in excess of the first 36 semester hours (54 quarter hours) may be combined to be considered for qualifying education.</strong><br /><br />For the GS-09, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: <br /><br /><strong>- Participating in the preparation of financial reports for review by management; AND<br /> – Assisting in identifying issues and recommending solutions related to financial systems management<br /><br />OR<br /><br />Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D., if related<br /><br />OR<br /><br />You may qualify on a combination of education and experience. To combine education and experience, the total percentage of experience at the required grade level compared to the requirement, as well as the percentage of completed education compared to the requirement must equal at least 100 percent. Only graduate level education in excess of the first 18 semester hours (27 quarter hours) may be combined to be considered for qualifying education.</strong> <br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br />- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.<br />- Relocation expenses will not be paid. <br />- This is a bargaining unit position.<br />- This position is Non-Exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).<br />- Recruitment incentive may be offered. <br /><strong>- </strong>HUD offers alternative and flexible work schedules.<br /><br /><strong>CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: </strong><br />- A one year probationary period may be required.<br />- Must successfully complete a background investigation.<br />- Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency<br />- 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.<br />- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.<br />- 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.<br />- Public Trust – Background Investigation will be required. <br /><br />HUD employees are subject to a number of government-wide and HUD specific ethics laws and regulations, including restrictions on outside employment. To review applicable ethics rules, please visit https: portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/general_counsel/ethics <br /><br /><b>How You Will Be Evaluated</b><br /><br />You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.<br /><br />Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a "not qualified" determination.<br /><br /><strong>Rating</strong>: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Technical skills, Analytical skills, and Communication skills. Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three quality level categories: <strong>Best Qualified</strong>, <strong>Better Qualified</strong>, and <strong>Qualified (Good)</strong> depending on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, and training related to this position. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.<br /><br />Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference-eligibles in that category. <br /><br />Qualified preference-eligibles with a compensable service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest category. <br /><br /><strong>Referral</strong>: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview. <br /><br />If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP )) you must be assigned the middle category or better to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority.<br /><br /><b>To preview questions please click here .</b> <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Other <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> No <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br /><strong>A complete application includes 1. A resume, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents.</strong> Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible). <br /><br /><strong>All applicants are required to submit a resume</strong> either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résumé. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view résumé tips .<br /><br /><strong>VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION:</strong> If you are claiming veterans preference, please see applicant guide for required documentation In order to be considered for veterans preference, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide .<br /><br /><strong>CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION:</strong> If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.<br /><br /><b>If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:</b><br /><br />Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education . <br /><br />Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.