House of Representatives
$139,835.00 to $168,411.00
Open & closing dates
$139,835 to $168,411 per year
Pay scale & grade
HS 13 - 14
Full-Time - Full Time
1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC
Relocation expenses reimbursed
This job is open to
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S., and excepted service employees.
The Manager of Financial Systems has overall management responsibility for the successful implementation of multiple financial and business systems, such as the PeopleSoft Financials’ Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, Hyperion Budget and Planning, and other integrated 3rd party systems that support the CAO’s Finance organization. The incumbent will be directly responsible for delivering solutions that provide real-time customer access anywhere, anytime; create a compelling place to work; and ensure customer-focused operational excellence. The incumbent will adhere to the House systems development life cycle (SDLC) to include maintenance requirements and potential enhancements to the system. The incumbent should be experienced in planning, directing, tracking, analyzing, coordinating, evaluating, and implementing multiple complex projects. The incumbent must have the ability to develop and execute complex technical tasks, apply analytical problem solving methodologies, provide technical direction to support staff, interface with Government and/or commercial contractor personnel, and effectively allocate staff resources. This position has supervisory responsibilities and provides technical and administrative support to direct reports.
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1) Plans, assigns, and directs activities of professional and technical personnel in the design, development, and system analysis functions required to maintain and update enterprise level systems.
2) Ensures projects are properly developed and defined for successful implementation, all stakeholders are engaged, work effort approach is determined, required resources are available when needed, and processes are in place for proper execution and control.
3) Develops business cases and manages assigned projects within each project’s triple constraints of scope, schedule, and budget. Prepares capital investment plans to support the CAO’s mission and vision.
4) Prepares, implements, monitors, and oversees the updates of individual and integrated Project Plans. Consistently measures progress against the plan; develop corrective actions; review quality of both program processes and program deliverables.
5) Develops and executes Project Management and Systems Development Life Cycle (PMLC/SDLC) based documentation in accordance with industry best practices and Project Management Institute (PMI®) standards.
6) Negotiates embraces and manages change, and provides effective leadership that motivates project team members to incorporate vision, strategic planning, and quality management, process improvement, and creative thinking to deliver cutting-edge technological business solutions.
7) Exercises good judgment in structuring and organizing work and setting priorities; balances the interests of stakeholders and readily readjusts priorities to respond to customer demands. Assigns and coordinates work efforts of project team members. Ensures projects have the resources needed to ensure they achieve the intended outcome of enabling high quality service.
8) Gains and maintains agreement from the stakeholders on project definition, success criteria and approach; manage stakeholder expectations while managing the competing demands of time, cost and quality; gains agreement on resource decisions and issue resolution action steps. Sells the benefits of the projects to the customers and stakeholders, serving as a “change agent” and inspiring team members to meet program goals and overcome project challenges.
9) Fosters high ethical standards in CAO business operations and staff performance; ensures financial transactions, programs, systems and procedures have adequate internal controls and meet applicable legal requirements and regulations, official House policies and procedures, and applicable accounting principles and standards. Develops and maintains project records to assure accessibility by both internal and external auditors.
10) Sets program standards, holding self and others accountable for achieving these standards; continuously monitors performance against those standards to ensure staff and system performance meet expectations; and acts decisively to modify standards to promote customer service and/or the quality of programs and policies.
11) Continuously works to identify risks and to develop proactive responses and solutions to those risk events.
12) Maintains awareness of project's interdependence with resources in other CAO offices and works with other CAO office staff on project teams with an emphasis on interoperability.
13) Manages vendor relationship to ensure successful program delivery. May serve as a Contracting Officer Representative (COR).
14) Effectively manages staff, fosters a professional environment and encourages employees to continuously grow and improve.
15) Performs other official duties as required.
Occasional travel - Some local travel may be required.
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Conditions of Employment
Five to seven years of experience in program management, including supervision and delegation responsibilities of other project managers.
Bachelor’s degree in business or computer-related field, or equivalent work experience. Five to seven years of experience in program management, including supervision and delegation responsibilities of other project managers.
Candidate must have proven record of successfully implementing ERP systems to include PeopleSoft Financials.
Candidate should demonstrate a strong foundation in software development principles and techniques.
Candidate must possess strong organizational and communication skills, and have the ability to absorb and manage large quantities of information in a fast paced, stressful environment.
Candidate must have the ability to work well with others to include reviewing work products and providing technical direction to other staff, as necessary.
Candidate must have effective oral and written communicate skills with successful experience in communicating with senior staff, information systems professionals and non-technical users.
Candidate must have extensive experience working with Federal financial systems. Familiar with financial management regulations issued by the GAO, the U.S. Treasury, OMB, and other regulatory agencies for applicability to the financial systems and their operation.
Candidate must have proven knowledge financial operations to include accounting.
Candidate must have experience formulating and managing budgets.
Candidate must have strong management skills, with a proven record of developing talent and fostering professionalism.
Bachelor’s degree in business or computer-related field, or equivalent work experience.
Hiring for this position is governed by the Veteran's Employment Opportunities Act. Applicants seeking veterans’ preference consideration should contact a CAO Human Resources representative at CAOHumanResources@mail.house.gov for further information.
Continued employment is contingent upon satisfactorily completing a criminal history records check (or other applicable security clearance) and a pre-employment drug-test (pre-identified position only).
Title 1 of the Ethics in Government Act of 1978, as amended (5 U.S. C app§ 101 et seq.) requires certain House employees, to file Financial Disclosure Statements, for information please visit http://clerk.house.gov/public_disc/financial.aspx
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Highly qualified candidates will be evaluated based on a structured interview.
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If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits
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How to Apply
How to Apply
Qualified candidates please submit your resume online by clicking the Apply for This Job button here: https://www.house.gov/employment/positions-with-other-house-organizations/4982
If you are unable to submit your resume online, please fax a cover letter and resume (reference announcement #HIR-001-18) to 202-226-7514.
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CAO Human Resources
U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, District of Columbia
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