H Hamm

DASP Budget/Finance Specialist

US Forest Service International Programs & Office

Do you have an interested in helping with international disaster humanitarian assistance?  Do you have a strong background in accounting/finance/or data analysis?

The Disaster Assistance Support Program (see DASP or OFDA) is currently hiring a Budget/Finance specialist contractor position equivalent to GS 9-11.  All team members are eligible for training to participate in disaster response teams and may serve as “on call” once qualified.  The position works with USDA/Forest Service financial systems but is mainly located at OFDA’s office near Metro Center.

The individual should have the following skills:

·         Strong financial acumen;

·         Intermediate Excel proficiency for data analysis;

·         Demonstrated aptitude for project management and data organization;

·         Strong communication skills and analytical abilities;

·         Ability to rapidly learn new technology;

·         Strong skills in writing, editing and oral presentation;

·         Experience working in a cross-cultural atmosphere;

·         Three to five years of work experience;

·         Ability to obtain a USG Secret security clearance.

The duties will include, but are not limited to the following activities:

·         Support of agreement budgeting, modification, documentation, and tracking.

·         Provide support with reporting on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.

·         Enter coding into relevant financial systems then researching and reconciling transactions.

·         Analyze and coordinate for monthly project coding of financial transactions.

·         Assist in submitting, tracking and managing all interagency sub-agreements; support tracking of other relevant contracts/cooperative agreements.

·         Maintain schedule of all costs accrued against the agreement in designated financial templates and assist in resolving any discrepancies identified.

·         Other duties as assigned.

If interested, please forward resume and cover letter.