Bonneville Power Administration Financial Analyst in Portland, Oregon
Summary 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. This position serves as senior financial analyst/technical expert responsible for planning and leading financial management activities, analyses, investigations, and special projects. Responsibilities As a Financial Analyst, you will: Serve as the senior subject matter expert on repayment studies, non-federal financing, and/or financial strategy. Manage BPA's debt portfolio to ensure BPA's short-and long-term financial strategies meet capital financing needs. Develop, implement, and recommend restructuring of BPA's Financial Plan to meet changing business requirements and financial goals. 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 to make corrections or modifications to software as needed. Perform quality control reviews of all repayment runs and other charts and spreadsheets ensuring that final results are consistent with assumptions and other variables. Mentor and assist lower grade analysts in carrying out the work of the organization 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-12 in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position is defined as: Experience (1) Planning and conducting financial analyses and evaluation work related to repayment studies, capital financing, and debt management; (2) Developing and evaluating debt refinancing, restoring access to capital, and bond issuance proposals; AND (3) Evaluating the impact of debt management actions on an organization's financial statements, e.g., issuance of premium bonds, fixed vs variable interest rates, or external debt market drivers or conditions. "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 Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit the links at the bottom of this page or visit the FedsHireVets website. If you believe that you are eligible for the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP), please visit the OPM ICTAP/CTAP website for more information. In order to be considered under the ICTAP program, your application must score within the pre-established "well qualified" category as stated in the Qualifications section. Some positions may require completion of a probationary period of up to 1 (one) year. Many positions require successful completion of a background investigation. All males born after December 31st 1959 must abide by laws regarding Selective Service registration. To learn more about this law, visit the Selective Service web page, Who Must Register. If you are not registered and don't have an approved exemption, you will not be eligible for employment with the Federal government. 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/ 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.