The Office of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) leads the development, negotiation, and presentation of the National Intelligence Program (NIP) budget to the President and the Congress. The CFO's three main responsibilities include resource management (budget analysis, formulation, justification, and execution), performance planning and evaluation, and financial management improvement.
Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)
Plan, prepare, justification, administration, analysis, forecasting, and monitoring of budget/financial information to ensure cost-effective support of Intelligence Community (IC) organizations and programs; oversee budget/financial data analysis and the assessment of financial conditions by applying financial principles, policies, methods, techniques, and systems.
Monitors the collection, research, and analysis of comprehensive and substantive financial information that includes budget, accounting, and financial reporting information to develop budget testimony, briefings, and talking points for senior DNI leadership and develop IC guidance on the preparation of resource requests and realignments or reprogramming to the DNI and Congress. May involve supporting major re-allocation of staffing, funds, or other resources.
The development of complex financial analyses and provide expert advice and recommendations to senior IC customers in the context of their operations and requirements.
Oversee and manage the financial implications of strategic and capital/lifecycle/infrastructure planning, investment control, policy enforcement, and management throughout the financial life cycles (i.e., planning, programming, budgeting, execution, and evaluation) within or between IC organizations.
Monitors the development, improvement, and implementation of financial management policies and guidelines and establish performance metrics against IC priorities, policies, and objectives.
Monitor and evaluate the progress and outcomes of operational performance plans and identify potential threats or opportunities.
Lead and manage the development and coordination of ODNI regulations to improve and standardize financial management processes and procedures to improve the quality of financial reporting in the IC.
Manage the development of financial management programs, practices, processes, and activities by applying expert knowledge of strategic planning principles that incorporate the vision, mission, and strategic objectives of IC organizations.
Liaise with the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) leadership, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and Congressional oversight committees on financial management issues; participate in and, as required, oversee IC-wide financial management working groups, committees, and meetings.
Mandatory and Educational Requirements
Expert knowledge of the principles, concepts, laws, and regulations of financial administration, budgeting, accounting, or auditing sufficient to generate new concepts and methodologies or to theorize, plan, and direct financial, budgeting, accounting, or auditing systems.
Expert ability to plan, prepare, justify, administer, analyze, forecast, and monitor budget/financial information to ensure cost-effective support of organizations and programs, including conducting budget/financial data analysis and assessing financial conditions by applying financial principles, policies, methods, techniques, and systems.
Expert knowledge of departmental or agency financial management policy, regulations, and financial systems and superior ability to apply sound and independent judgment in order to resolve complex financial problems.
Superior ability to make decisions and recommendations addressing undefined issues that require much consideration and extensive analysis of the immediate and long-range implications of any action. Decisions regarding what needs to be done require extensive probing and analysis.
Superior knowledge of the financial implications of strategic and capital/life cycle/infrastructure planning, investment.
Expert knowledge of the IC and its components, missions, and interrelationships, including the superior ability to lead broad-based teams regarding key IC financial management issues.
Expert experience establishing and maintaining professional networks with all levels of management both internal and external to the ODNI.
Expert representational, oral, and written communication skills, including the ability to produce clear, logical, and concise products.
Superior organizational and interpersonal skills, and demonstrated ability to negotiate, build consensus, and work effectively and independently in a team or collaborative environment.
Expert knowledge of IC financial systems and comprehensive knowledge of the flow of resources for the National Intelligence Program.
Familiarity with financial reporting for the NIP DoD, Independent, and Non-Defense Agencies, and Military Services.
Bachelor's or Master's Degree or equivalent relevant work experience.
Financial Management Professional or equivalent certification, Contracting Officer Technical Representative (COTR) certification level I
Contracting Officer Technical Representative (COTR) certification level II or willingness to obtain COTR certification level II within one year.
Applicants from Federal Agencies outside the IC, please visit www.dni.gov and search the vacancy number for directions on how to apply to this vacancy.
What To Expect Next:
The most highly qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. We expect to make a selection within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement. Due to the large number of applications received, applicants will be contacted ONLY if they have been selected for an interview.
The ODNI is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: The ODNI provides reasonable accommodations to otherwise qualified applicants with disabilities. IF YOU NEED A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Intelligence Community Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Office Representative by classified email at DNI-EEOD-RA-ACF@exchange.cia.ic.gov, by unclassified email at DNI-EEOD@dni.gov, by telephone at 703-874-8360, by TTY at 703-874-8554, or by FAX at 703-874-8651. Your request for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO THE EEOD EMAIL ADDRESS. THIS EMAIL IS FOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION VIA THE EMAIL ADDRESS PROVIDED IN THE 'HOW TO APPLY' SECTION ABOVE.
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION: Employees must obtain permission through written endorsement from your employing IC element. Please contact your agency's Joint Duty Program Office for internal nomination procedures. If the employing element nominates an employee for the joint duty rotational assignment; it will notify that employee and the joint duty program manager will forward the application package to an appropriate official of the gaining element. Any application submitted directly by an IC employee to the gaining element will not be considered.
APPLICATION PACKAGE: In accordance with ICS 601-01, all elements will accept a JDA application package that includes the items listed below. No additional written application, nomination, or procedural requirements will be imposed. The standard JDA application package includes: a. A brief (two-page limit) candidate resume or biographical summary; b. A short narrative describing the applicant's qualifications (general and specific) for the joint duty assignment; c. An employing element nomination/endorsement
ODNI Recruitment Team B 703-275-3811 Recruitment_TeamB@dni.gov