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Career Planning & Training Tool

Research what you need to advance in your government career.

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GS LEVEL: GS 7-9
TYPE: Primary
JOB SERIES: 0501
COMPETENCY: Decision Support

DESCRIPTION: Knowledge of decision support theories, methods, and tools for identifying, synthesizing, representing, and evaluating the important aspects of a decision situation and prescribing the recommended course for decision makers and other stakeholders

Behavior Illustrations


Decision Support (Level 1 - Awareness)
Applies knowledge of financial, accounting, and economic analysis to assist with the decision making process
Decision Support (Level 2 - Basic)
Interprets the data of financial, accounting, and economic analysis to prepare for decision making

Proficiency Level Definition


Decision Support (Level 1 - Awareness)
Applies the competency in the simplest situations
Requires close and extensive guidance
Demonstrates awareness of concepts and processes
Decision Support (Level 2 - Basic)
Applies the competency in somewhat difficult situations
Requires frequent guidance
Demonstrates familiarity with concepts and processes

VENDOR COURSE LISTINGS:

GS LEVEL: GS 7-9
TYPE: Primary
JOB SERIES: 0501
COMPETENCY: Financial Concepts, Policies and Principles

DESCRIPTION: Apply fiscal law, policies, regulations principles, standards, and procedures to financial management activities

Behavior Illustrations


Financial Concepts, Policies and Principles (Level 1 - Awareness)
Uses typical financial procedures and practices that apply to most situations
Financial Concepts, Policies and Principles (Level 2 - Basic)
Applies knowledge of policies and procedures to ensure adherence to financial guidelines

Proficiency Level Definition


Financial Concepts, Policies and Principles (Level 1 - Awareness)
Applies the competency in the simplest situations
Requires close and extensive guidance
Demonstrates awareness of concepts and processes
Financial Concepts, Policies and Principles (Level 2 - Basic)
Applies the competency in somewhat difficult situations
Requires frequent guidance
Demonstrates familiarity with concepts and processes

VENDOR COURSE LISTINGS:

GS LEVEL: GS 7-9
TYPE: Primary
JOB SERIES: 0501
COMPETENCY: Financial Management Analysis

DESCRIPTION: Analyze, evaluate and review budget and program issues and financial data and reports using business tools and applications, cost and economic analysis, and performance metrics to provide recommendations

Behavior Illustrations


Financial Management Analysis (Level 1 - Awareness)
Reviews standard data and reports to ensure their accuracy; and assess risk by instituting risk management programs across the organization
Financial Management Analysis (Level 2 - Basic)
Applies general analytical and evaluation techniques to review financial data
Financial Management Analysis (Level 3 - Intermediate)
Interprets and evaluates financial information using a variety of analytical methods to provide recommendations

Proficiency Level Definition


Financial Management Analysis (Level 1 - Awareness)
Applies the competency in the simplest situations
Requires close and extensive guidance
Demonstrates awareness of concepts and processes
Financial Management Analysis (Level 2 - Basic)
Applies the competency in somewhat difficult situations
Requires frequent guidance
Demonstrates familiarity with concepts and processes
Financial Management Analysis (Level 3 - Intermediate)
Applies the competency in difficult situations
Requires occasional guidance
Demonstrates understanding of concepts and processes

VENDOR COURSE LISTINGS:

GS LEVEL: GS 7-9
TYPE: Primary
JOB SERIES: 0501
COMPETENCY: Financial Management Systems

DESCRIPTION: Knowledge of the standards, architecture, and specifications of automated financial systems, including source documents, system flows, system interfaces, and related internal controls

Behavior Illustrations


Financial Management Systems (Level 1 - Awareness)
Uses basic information from financial management systems
Financial Management Systems (Level 2 - Basic)
Inputs and extracts data and creates recurring reports to maintain financial integrity

Proficiency Level Definition


Financial Management Systems (Level 1 - Awareness)
Applies the competency in the simplest situations
Requires close and extensive guidance
Demonstrates awareness of concepts and processes
Financial Management Systems (Level 2 - Basic)
Applies the competency in somewhat difficult situations
Requires frequent guidance
Demonstrates familiarity with concepts and processes
GS LEVEL: GS 7-9
TYPE: Primary
JOB SERIES: 0501
COMPETENCY: Financial Reporting

DESCRIPTION: Prepare, review, and reconcile financial statements and financial reports to meet reporting requirements and to support management decisions

Behavior Illustrations


Financial Reporting (Level 1 - Awareness)
Obtains data from financial management systems to acquire a basic knowledge of the financial statements and/or reports, while improving operations by increasing productivity such as by advancing the skill sets and knowledge of finance personnel
Financial Reporting (Level 2 - Basic)
Prepares and/or queries financial statements and/or reports to meet the requirements as specified in the Treasury Financial Manual along with other Departmental Agency Regulations

Proficiency Level Definition


Financial Reporting (Level 1 - Awareness)
Applies the competency in the simplest situations
Requires close and extensive guidance
Demonstrates awareness of concepts and processes
Financial Reporting (Level 2 - Basic)
Applies the competency in somewhat difficult situations
Requires frequent guidance
Demonstrates familiarity with concepts and processes
GS LEVEL: GS 7-9
TYPE: Primary
JOB SERIES: 0501
COMPETENCY: Financial Stewardship

DESCRIPTION: Manage, allocate, and monitor financial resources in compliance with laws, regulations, and policies, with sufficient transparency and appropriate internal controls to ensure these resources are efficiently applied to meet organizational goals and objectives, while considering the Federal Government's fiduciary duty to the Nation.

Behavior Illustrations


Financial Stewardship (Level 1 - Awareness)
Performs and documents transactions and monitors records in compliance with laws, regulations, and policies to meet organizational goals and objectives
Financial Stewardship (Level 2 - Basic)
Applies knowledge of policies and procedures to ensure compliance with laws, regulations, and policies, and efficient use of resources to meet organizational goals and objectives
Financial Stewardship (Level 3 - Intermediate)
Allocates funds within approved guidelines
Uses appropriate finance and accounting procedures to ensure compliance with laws, regulations, and policies, and efficient use of resources to meet organizational goals and objectives

Proficiency Level Definition


Financial Stewardship (Level 1 - Awareness)
Applies the competency in the simplest situations
Requires close and extensive guidance
Demonstrates awareness of concepts and processes
Financial Stewardship (Level 2 - Basic)
Applies the competency in somewhat difficult situations
Requires frequent guidance
Demonstrates familiarity with concepts and processes
Financial Stewardship (Level 3 - Intermediate)
Applies the competency in difficult situations
Requires occasional guidance
Demonstrates understanding of concepts and processes

VENDOR COURSE LISTINGS:

GS LEVEL: GS 7-9
TYPE: Secondary
JOB SERIES: 0501
COMPETENCY: Accounting Analysis

DESCRIPTION: Analyze, evaluate, and review accounting data and reports using business tools and applications, and performance metrics to provide recommendations.

Behavior Illustrations


Accounting Analysis (Level 1 - Awareness)
Reviews standard data and reports to ensure their accuracy
Accounting Analysis (Level 2 - Basic)
Applies general analytical and evaluation techniques to review accounting data in line with all accounting principles

Proficiency Level Definition


Accounting Analysis (Level 1 - Awareness)
Applies the competency in the simplest situations
Requires close and extensive guidance
Demonstrates awareness of concepts and processes
Accounting Analysis (Level 2 - Basic)
Applies the competency in somewhat difficult situations
Requires frequent guidance
Demonstrates familiarity with concepts and processes
GS LEVEL: GS 7-9
TYPE: Secondary
JOB SERIES: 0501
COMPETENCY: Advanced Financial Management

DESCRIPTION: Develop, monitor, interpret, and report standardized processes/operations to ensure transparency and compliance with financial statutory, regulatory, and leadership guidance with the intent of promoting effectiveness and accountability.

Behavior Illustrations


Advanced Financial Management (Level 1 - Awareness)
Develops and utilizes financial processes and resources to ensure effectiveness and accountability
Performs finance functions with a high degree of effectiveness and efficiency
Advanced Financial Management (Level 2 - Basic)
Monitors current financial processes to ensure that spending programs are affordable and sustainable over time

Proficiency Level Definition


Advanced Financial Management (Level 1 - Awareness)
Applies the competency in the simplest situations
Requires close and extensive guidance
Demonstrates awareness of concepts and processes
Advanced Financial Management (Level 2 - Basic)
Applies the competency in somewhat difficult situations
Requires frequent guidance
Demonstrates familiarity with concepts and processes
GS LEVEL: GS 7-9
TYPE: Secondary
JOB SERIES: 0501
COMPETENCY: Budget Execution

DESCRIPTION: Manage budget requirements by allocating, monitoring, and analyzing budgets in compliance with statutory/regulatory guidance.

Behavior Illustrations


Budget Execution (Level 1 - Awareness)
Applies basic knowledge of budget principles to complete budgeting transactions
Budget Execution (Level 2 - Basic)
Develops execution reports and monitors status of funds to track organization’s budget, operations, and processes

Proficiency Level Definition


Budget Execution (Level 1 - Awareness)
Applies the competency in the simplest situations
Requires close and extensive guidance
Demonstrates awareness of concepts and processes
Budget Execution (Level 2 - Basic)
Applies the competency in somewhat difficult situations
Requires frequent guidance
Demonstrates familiarity with concepts and processes
GS LEVEL: GS 7-9
TYPE: Secondary
JOB SERIES: 0501
COMPETENCY: Budget Formulation, Justification, and Presentation

DESCRIPTION: Developing a budget and knowing how to properly allocate funds according to regulations is vital to solving constant resource challenges.

Behavior Illustrations


Budget Formulation, Justification, and Presentation (Level 1 - Awareness)
Applies basic knowledge of budget principles to assist in planning

Proficiency Level Definition


Budget Formulation, Justification, and Presentation (Level 1 - Awareness)
Applies the competency in the simplest situations
Requires close and extensive guidance
Demonstrates awareness of concepts and processes

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