Financial Management Specialist


Posted Under: Norfolk, Virginia jobs in Executive; Executive jobs in zipcode 23501
Posted On: 2019-01-13 00:00:00

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: The Financial Management Specialist supporting U.S. Coast Guards Financial Management Procurement Services (FMPS) Business Process Re-engineering Team will assist the client with the standardization and transformation of procurement and financial processes as USCG modernization occurs. In addition to USCG Financial Management (FM) expertise, knowledge/experience with Procurement & Contracting (P&C) and/or Property/Asset Management is a plus. Great role for a retiring Storekeeper (USCG Enlisted/Warrant/F&S) or DHS Supply Officer (CBP, TSA, etc.). Clearance Level: Must be a U.S. Citizen with ability to gain a Coast Guard clearance; candidates with a Secret or TS clearance are preferred for expedited USCG clearance. Location: On-site in Norfolk, VA Essential Duties & Responsibilities: With a background in Federal (USCG preferred; DHS acceptable) Financial Management (primary focus) and Procurement & Contracting/Property & Asset management (secondary focus), the Financial Management Specialist will be responsible for the following activities related to supporting the FMPS BPR program at USCG to include at a minimum:* Providing financial management knowledge towards standardizing and improving processes through week-long Lean Six Sigma events* Providing advisory services and expertise regarding the oversight and execution of annual Coast Guard financial management actions and procurement/contracting actions for supplies, services, and construction.* Assist in the planning, developing and implementing policies and procedure for process improvement as well as direct diversified tasks which include management of financial accounting, property management, and purchasing tasks and operations.* Supporting contracting and fiduciary functions with regards to management of Coast Guard supply and budget operations* Expertise/knowledge of budget planning and execution, acquisition, contracting, property and inventory control* Travel is anticipated to be once every 4-6 weeks per USCG requirements; event locations generally are held in Norfolk, VA (local area) and only once in a while to the Washington, DC. area Education and Experience: A Bachelors Degree and 5+ years of relevant procurement & financial experience or Masters degree and 2-3 yrs relevant experience; please note that experience can be substituted for academic requirements (e.g., 6 years of experience = Bachelors Degree). MANDATORY* Requires strong knowledge of topics/processes to include, but not limited to:* Budget Planning* Funds Flow* Receipt of Goods/Services* Budget Execution of Fuel* Shipping, Freight, Small Packages* Government Vehicles & Trailers* Training* Reimbursables (Buyer & Sales)* Non-PCS Travel* Auxiliary Patrol Orders* Pipeline Certification* Spend Down* Real Property Lease* Obligation Management* Commitment Management* Miscellaneous Obligations* Active Duty for Operational Support (ADOS) * Experience working FM functions for the USCG* Familiarity with CG systems used by FM personnel like FPDS-NG and FPD* Proficient in MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS Excel* Proficiency in MS Visio or equivalent software (Added Plus) for process map creation* Strong Written and Verbal Communication up and down the chain of command* Smart, adaptive, hard-working person who is a quick learner who is structured and organized* Be able to multi-task in a tight deadline mission critical environment* NOTE: Prior recent experience as Store Keeper or Warrant/F&S Officer would be helpful in this position PREFERRED Experience with one or more of the following:* Familiarity with Lean Six Sigma* Understanding of the FAR* Operational/business service performance management and improvement Why Sev1Tech? Sev1Tech Inc., ranked in the top 3 spot for best small IT businesses Nationwide 5 yrs in a row by ComputerWorlds and an INC top 500/5000 companies awardee, succeeds by vesting in people, processes and technology. A fast growing consulting, engineering, and IT technical services provider to the Federal Government and Commercial marketplace, Sev1Tech puts employees first with competitive salaries, multiple affordable health care options for employees and their families, automatic 5% employer vesting in 401K, employer paid premiums for dental, short/long term disability and life insurance as well as voluntary supplemental life insurance and flexible spending accounts. With regional headquarters in Virginia and Colorado, Sev1Tech provides IT, engineering, and program management consulting services. We enable organizations to drive innovation in the public and private sectors, keep the economy moving forward and safeguard the country. 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