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Financial Specialist - Part Time

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Financial Specialist - Part Time

Job ID R524
Job Location Oak Ridge, TN
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time

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The Financial Specialist administers comprehensive portfolios and is responsible for the successful execution and closeout of assigned accounts for the Department of Energy, Oak Ridge Operations Office (DOE-ORO). This position ensures all financial closeout documents are properly coordinated with other functional elements, government agencies, and outside vendors/contractors. This is a part time position.


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.

Reviews procurement requests, travel authorizations, Task Order Requests (TORs), and all other proposed program expenditures.

Reconciles financial plan execution data.

Analyzes and reconciles financial documents and other applicable agency financial management systems.

Analyzes vouchers, invoices, claims, and other requests for payment of goods and services that are submitted for accuracy, adequacy of documentation and correct contractual references.

Ensures compliance with regulations.

Compares requests and statements with recently submitted authorized documents, receipts, delivery, and acceptance certificates, in addition to available papers and records.

Administers information contract procedures and regulations required to examine and process invoices, close-out, and related documents.

Reviews procurement instructions and procedures, in addition to general budgetary terms and provisions of standardized forms of Government contracts.

Prepares special and recurring financial reports and other data for vendors, covering the status of funds, expenses and obligations, as required by the program managers.

Carries out special projects and assignments concerned with the varying phases of the continuing budget process.

Prepares and recommends annual financial plans that may reflect allotments and program objectives, in addition to requesting funds categorized by each portfolio to carry out the assigned programs.

Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by the company.

Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output. 

Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.


Bachelor's degree in accounting or financial management or minimum of five (5) years' of accounting/procurement experience, preferably with a government agency; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Must be a US citizen and possess or be able to obtain/maintain a security clearance


Excellent verbal and written communications skills with ability to compose meaningful reports and to present research / information with clarity

Ability to employ a collaborative, customer service approach and to work effectively with others in diverse and multi-functional roles

Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information

Exceptional organizational skills with ability to manage multiple projects and priorities and to meet specified deadlines

Ability to appropriately raise issues and concerns for resolution

Ability to interact and communicate with all levels of staff, including executive management

Ability to effectively work both independently and in a team environment for the successful achievement of goals


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic.

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