Finance Resource Officer
|Work Schedule:||Full Time|
|Salary:||$56,929 – $104,275*|
|Location:||Washington, DC metropolitan area|
*Higher starting salary possible depending on experience level.
The CIA's Office of Global Financial Management represents a diverse, multi-skilled workforce dedicated to providing the full range of financial services, administrative support, and resource management to the CIA. We are looking for self-motivated, bright, forward-leaning individuals who are seeking a unique opportunity to serve their country and to work in a diverse, dynamic, and challenging environment.
As a new Finance Resource Officer, you will be introduced to the Agency by being placed in one of the following entry-level areas:
- Accounts and Liaison
- Central Travel Services
- Component Budget and Finance Offices
- Compensation Group
- Contract Audit and Payment
The purpose of these developmental positions is to provide new careerists with the opportunity to become familiar with the Agency and to receive appropriate training within the Finance arena. It also enables new employees to get acclimated to the arrangements that are required for each position.
Finance Occupation offers the following career progression levels:
Developmental - develops knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles coupled with Agency and Federal accounting regulations and practices. Assignments may include Contract Audit and Payment; Central Travel Services; Compensation Group; Accounts and Liaison; Component Budget and Finance Office; and Banking.
Journeyman - applies knowledge of financial regulations, processes, and budget formulation; supervisory and/or team leading responsibilities. Assignments may be in Component Budget and Finance Offices; Directorate/Agency Budget Staffs; Accounts and Liaison; Policy Group; and domestic and overseas assignments.
Throughout these levels of progression, in addition to obtaining valuable on-the-job training, the Finance Professional will have the opportunity to participate in formal technical and career development courses available internally or through external workshops, seminars, and colleges and universities.
Minimum requirements for all Finance Resource Officer positions include excellent interpersonal skills, strong written and verbal communication skills, exceptional customer service, good analytic and problem-solving abilities, and the ability to work independently and in a group.
Entry-level professionals (typically recent college graduates or students in their senior year of college) minimum requirements:
- Bachelor's degree in one of the following, with a GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale:
- Business Management
- Business Administration
- Completion of a minimum of two accounting courses (6 semester credit hours) with a "B" or better.
- Relevant work experience and/or applicable internship experience is a plus.
Experienced Finance Professionals must meet the "entry-level professional" requirements listed above and must be able to document relevant accounting, financial, business-related skills and experience gained through positions held in industry and/or the US government. Advanced degrees in Business, Finance or Accounting are advantageous, as is a Certified Public Accountant license. Intelligence Community experience is desired.
When applying to a Finance Resource Officer position, the following MUST be attached to the online application (PDF preferred):
- Unofficial academic transcripts documenting degree, GPA, and completion of required accounting courses
ALL POSITIONS REQUIRE RELOCATION TO THE WASHINGTON DC METROPOLITAN AREA.
During the application/interview process, applicants will take an aptitude and personality assessment test.
All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview and an extensive background investigation. US citizenship is required.
To be considered suitable for Agency employment, applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last twelve months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to twelve months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.
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