This opportunity is also open to Status eligibles under Announcement 18-DO-141. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.
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The purpose of this position is to serve as a financial analyst in the Treasury Markets Room, jointly managed by the Offices of Domestic Finance and International Affairs. The Treasury Markets Room advises senior officials on developments in global financial markets, prepares daily market briefings for Treasury staff, and provides guidance on market ramifications of policy initiatives. The office analyzes global fixed income, foreign exchange, equity, and derivatives markets, as well as financial market infrastructure and the interrelations between policy and price action. Outputs include daily oral and written briefings for senior officials, in-depth market analysis memos, and synthesis of markets-related research.
The incumbent is responsible for assisting senior economists in conducting financial analysis for area of responsibility. The incumbent will assist senior employees in planning, formulating and conducting in-depth evaluations of financial issues and coordinating projects. In addition the incumbent will assist in conducting financial analyses and evaluations of a wide range of complex and critically important financial and economic developments related to a countries economic condition.
The following are the duties of this position at the GS-14. 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.
-Analyze issues related to fiscal monetary policies; balance of payments situation and prospects; domestic and foreign debt positions; financial and corporate restructuring issues.
-Review policies and programs of the IMF, World Bank Group, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and other international organizations in the region, and assists in assessment of such policies and programs for consistency with U.S. policy and the country's financial and economic circumstances.
-Assist in preparing briefings for congressional staff, educational, industry and other public groups on regional economic issues and Treasury and USG positions on these issues.
Occasional travel - 1-3 Nights per month