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Financial Program Specialist

Job Category: Accounting and Budget 
Job Series: 0501 (OPM Classification & Qualifications)


Types / Parentheticals

  • Financial Systems Specialist
  • Lead Financial Program Specialist
  • Supervisory Financial Program Specialist
  • Supervisory Financial Systems Specialist



This job series covers positions responsible for providing financial program administration and analytic support to designated operational accounting, payroll, revenue and/or financial reporting functions.


Duties at CBP

Work within this job series requires a Financial Program or Systems Specialist to perform a variety of duties that involve financial reporting, administration, and support.  Typical work assignments may include:

  • Interpreting and applying laws, regulations and other guidance to functional processes ensuring procedures and automated systems are in compliance;
  • Collecting and analyzing data used to develop/improve services to internal and external customers and providing technical assistance and advice to internal and external customers;
  • Recommending changes to automated systems, developing reports, or modifying procedures to assure responses are completed within acceptable timeframes;
  • Studying and analyzing statistical data and providing management decision-makers with information potentially useful for enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of existing or proposed accounting services and support activities; and
  • Identifying and reporting problems detected in applicable program functional operations and supporting automated systems.



  • Various
  • Washington, DC
  • Indianapolis, IN


Application Process

View the Professional Staff Application Process page for more details.

Last modified: 
August 14, 2018