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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: Perform complicated and difficult financial analysis and evaluation assignments. Prepare reports that describe the issues or problems involved and present a clear explanation of the basis for conclusions drawn and recommendations made. Serve as a technical specialist on repayment studies, Federal and non-federal financing, and/or 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 as appropriate, recommend restructuring of BPA's Financial Plan to meet changing business requirements and financial goals. Recommend solutions to refinance debt and preserve or restore BPA's access to capital, including developing new program initiatives (e.g., lease purchase, prepaid contract options, etc.). Develop and maintain financial data, forecast systems, and analytical tools and works through development and testing processes with IT Specialists to make corrections or modifications to software as needed. Analyze Business Enterprise Systems (BES) and develops new financial and analytical techniques to execute fiduciary transactions and solve a variety of financial problems. 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: Experience (1) Performing financial analysis and evaluation work related to repayment studies, capital financing, debt management, cash management or investments areas; (2) Evaluating proposals and recommending solutions to support debt refinancing, restoring access to capital, or issuing bonds; AND (3) Preparing detailed supporting documentation for bond transactions, revenue requirement transactions, or rate cases or other related financial activities. There is no substitution of education for experience at the GS-12 level. "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

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