Bonneville Power Administration Financial Analyst in Portland, Oregon
Summary This position is located in the Revenue Requirement, Repayment and Financial Strategy (FTR) organization of Finance (F), Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). FTR assures sustainable access to capital and is responsible for preparing repayment studies and analyses while proposing and implementing strategic policies. The purpose of this position is to serve as a financial analyst responsible for planning and conducting a variety of financial analyses and evaluations. Responsibilities As a Financial Analyst you will: Performs complicated and difficult financial analysis and evaluation assignments considering elements that are both numerous and varied. Serve as a technical specialist on repayment studies, Federal and non-federal financing, and the lease purchase program. Manage BPA's debt portfolio to ensure BPA's short-and long-term financial strategies meet capital financing needs, extend sufficient access to capital, and meet capital requirements at the lowest cost. Develop, implement, and recommend restructuring of BPA's Financial Plan to meet changing business requirements and financial goals. Develop and recommend repayment strategies that provide economic and analytical support for rate case proposals and regulatory proceedings. Participate on matrix teams to analyze, design, restructure, and implement BPA's comprehensive financial strategy. Analyze industry and marketplace developments, including proposed legislation that may affect BPA's future financial integrity. Develop and maintain financial data, forecast systems, and analytical tools and works through development and testing processes with IT Specialists to correct and modify software as needed. As required by Executive Order 14043, Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If you are selected for this position, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by November 22, 2021, or prior to onboarding, if hired after November 22, unless you request a legally required exception from this requirement. As part of onboarding, you will need to submit DOE's Certification of COVID-19 Vaccination for Prospective Federal Employees attesting to truthfulness that you are fully vaccinated by November 22, 2021, or prior to onboarding, if hired after November 22, 2021. Once onboard, you will then be required to provide proof of vaccination in DOE's MyEnergy system and certify the documentation you provide is true and correct under penalty of perjury. Providing a knowing and willful false statement on either DOE's COVID-19 Vaccination Form prior to starting or when providing proof of vaccination in DOE's MyEnergy system once onboard is punishable by fine and/or imprisonment (18 U.S.C. 1001) and will result in termination from Federal service. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level [GS-11] in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as: 1) conducting a variety of complicated financial analyses and studies (e.g. financial forecasting, debt management, capital financing, cost effectiveness, efficiencies, cost benefit analyses, or similar financial analyses activities) to support management decision-making; 2) coordinating with other organizations to develop and present fully supported tentative conclusions including reference to previous analyses; and 3) reviewing and preparing formal decision documentation including conclusions or recommendations. "Experience" refers to paid and unpaid experience. Examples of qualifying unpaid experience may include: volunteer work done through National Service programs (such as Peace Corps and AmeriCorps); as well as work for other community-based philanthropic and social organizations. Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills; and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Time-in-Grade: Current Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement to receive consideration. CTAP/ICTAP candidates: To be considered "well qualified" you must meet all of the requirements as described in this section. You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement. Education There are no specific education requirements or substitution of education for experience for this position. Additional Information The U.S. Department of Energy fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional similar vacancies across DOE. For general information on government-wide Telework polices visit: www.telework.gov Information on how to create a federal resume https://www.usa.gov/government-jobs https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/account/documents/resume/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8YX7o1PBoFk EEO Policy: http://www.usajobs.gov/eeo Reasonable Accommodation Policy: http://www.usajobs.gov/raps Veterans Information: http://www.usajobs.gov/vi Telework: www.telework.gov Selective Service Registration: http://www.sss.gov/ Hiring incentives may be authorized for a highly qualified candidate based on budget availability and in accordance with federal regulations. BPA strives to ensure a safe, positive, inclusive work environment, supported by Leadership Behaviors. For more information on Leadership Behaviors visit: www.bpa.gov/goto/LeadershipBehaviors We also understand the importance of work/life balance and offer a variety of programs and policies designed to create more flexible, responsive work environments supportive of commitments to community, home and family members. BPA also supports employees' overall wellness through its Be Well program, which helps employees adopt healthier lifestyles and feel better about their work/life balance. The program supports five key areas of life: career, community, financial, physical and social.