Financial Specialist Job in ATLANTA, GA

Vacancy No. DE-10212988-18-CB Department U.S. Courts
Salary $51,408.00 to $83,613.00 Grade 27 to 27
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 5/16/2018 Close Date 6/1/2018
Job Link Application instruction listed in job description Who may apply Public

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    Opening and closing dates 05/16/2018 to 06/01/2018

  • Salary

    $51,408 to $83,613 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    CL 27

  • Work schedule


  • Appointment type



1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


This job is open to

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U.S. Citizens and Nationals

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  • Duties



    The Circuit Executive's Office of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit is accepting applications for the position of Financial Specialist to discharge financial responsibilities. The Financial Specialist performs administrative, financial, technical, and professional work related to financial accounting, internal controls, self-assessment audits, and budgetary activities for the Office of the Circuit Executive (CEO) and Court, including ensuring compliance with the appropriate guidelines, policies, and approved internal controls.

    Key Requirements

    • Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university;
    • Required to undergo a background investigation;
    • 3+ years of financial experience;
    • U.S. Citizen or eligible to work for the federal government;
    • Previous federal court experience desired; and
    • Government financial, budget, or procurement experience desired.
    Major Duties
    • Assist with the formulation, evaluation, and implementation of policies, procedures, and protocols related to financial operations and budgetary execution throughout the CEO.
    • Perform periodic reviews to ensure that the CEO is in compliance with Guide to Judiciary Policy, internal controls, and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).Prepare documents to identify any findings and develop written recommendations for changes.
    • Maintain, reconcile, and analyze accounting records, as well as subsidiary ledgers for allotments and other fiscal records. Review and/or perform accounts payable and accounts receivable duties and have responsibility for the accuracy and accountability of monies received and disbursed by the CEO. Prepare, update, examine, and analyze a variety of regular and non-standard reports. Design, develop, and maintain spreadsheet formats and programs for analyzing financial information.
    • Ensure that appropriate internal controls for disbursement, transfer, recording, and reporting of
      monies are followed. Review vouchers for payment related to expenses incurred by the CEO for appropriateness of payment.
    • Assist with monitoring of daily appropriated fund balances, reprogramming, and transferring funds as necessary and appropriate.
    • Works closely with the Management Analyst for non-appropriated fund matters and the CEOs annual internal control/self-assessment audit.

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    Major Duties, continued

    • Serve as backup to the travel reviewer and to the Court's Property Disposal Officer.
    • Serve as backup to the Procurement Specialist for the purchase of office supplies, court-wide shredding pickups by vendor, and delivery of empty bins to chambers and other offices.
    • Prepare financial, budget, procurement, administrative, and judicial conference memoranda, reports, and other documentation as needed.
    • Organize and oversee the maintenance and disposition of the CEOs financial records, under the direction of the Records Manager.
    • Assist with the maintenance of the Internal Control Manual (ICM).
    • Project lead for the development and maintenance of the annual self-assessment tool for transactions related to the following functional areas: finance, procurement, property management, human resources, and budget for the CEO.
    • Perform audits of sampled transactions for certain functional areas.
    • Incumbent uses a wide variety of manual and automated accounting systems and cash management tools and might assist or train other court employees in the use of these systems and tools.
    • Incumbent provides assistance in carrying out the biennial Judicial Conference, which requires limited travel.
    • Perform other functions and special projects within the CEO as assigned.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


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Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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