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, justify, administer analyze, forecast and monitor budget/financial information to ensure cost-effective support of Intelligence Community (IC) organizations and programs; assist in the 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 budgeting, 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. .
Development of complex financial analyses and provide expert advice and recommendations to senior IC customers in the context of their operations and requirements.
Monitors the development, improvement, and implementation of financial management policies and guidelines
Support 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.
Coordinate with CFO program monitors and the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) on NIP Congressional reprogramming requests.
Participate in the production of the annual Congressional Budget Justification Books.
Develop and manage database support for NIP programming and budgeting.
Mandatory and Educational Requirements
Extensive knowledge in budget formulation, programming, budgeting, execution, and financial management in the IC, defense agency, or a military service.
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.
Superior 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.
Ability to collect, interpret, and evaluate budget data to recommend appropriate solutions to resolve the most complex, interrelated program and budgetary problems and challenges.
Proven ability on 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.
Ability to manipulate data to produce charts and graphs to display budgetary trends and information for briefings and presentations to senior audiences including oversight agencies.
Flexibility to manage multiple tasks and projects with short deadlines in a team environment.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent relevant work experience and Master's Degree or equivalent relevant work experience. 24 hours of Finance, Accounting or other relevant courses.
Financial Management and/or Project Management certification desired.
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 301-243-0704 or by FAX at 301-243-1200. 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.
Job Interview Travel: Candidates from outside the Washington, D.C., area may be selected for a telephone, teleconference, or in-person interview. If selected for an in-person interview, any travel or lodging will be at the applicant's personal expense.
APPLICATION PROCESS: 1. IC employees must apply by the vacancy close date. The IC employee application should include the following... 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 rotational assignment.
2. Consistent with IC Standard 601-1, IC employees must be nominated by their employing (home) element within 10 days of the vacancy close date in order to be considered by the gaining element. Please contact your employing element's Joint Duty Program Office for nomination procedures as some agencies may require written supervisory endorsement at the time of application. IC Element Joint Duty Program Office contact info can be found at: https://jointduty.dni.ic.gov/Contacts.aspx
Any application sent directly by an IC employee to the gaining element will not be considered.
ODNI Recruitment Team A 703-275-3799 Recruitment_TeamA@dni.gov