If you are interested in applying either under merit promotion procedures (status candidates or VEOA) or through a non-competitive authority, please select the option(s) below that apply to your situation.
Read the statements below to determine what options (001, 002, 003, 004 and/or 005) you are eligible to apply. You must enter at least one code.
001 - U.S. Citizenship: I am a U.S. Citizen.
002 - Merit Promotion: I am eligible to be considered under merit promotion procedures because I am a current or former Federal employee working in a permanent competitive service position; or I am a veteran with preference; or I am a veteran who has been honorably discharged and substantially completed at least 3 years of continuous active duty service. (You must submit documentation to support your eligibility.)
003 - Noncompetitive: I am eligible to be considered under this specialty code because I meet the requirements for a noncompetitive
appointment. Examples of non-competitive appointing authorities may include but not limited to: 30% or more compensable disabled veterans, PHS Commissioned Officer, Peace Corps employees, current/former Federal employees who currently hold or previously held a Federal competitive position with promotion potential at or above the full performance level listed for this position, and a current Federal employee working in an excepted service position covered by an Interchange Agreement. (You must submit documentation to support your eligibility for noncompetitive appointment.)
004 - Schedule A: This authority is for certain applicants with disabilities. To qualify for employment under Schedule A, an applicant must provide proof of disability and certification of job readiness. As proof of disability and certification of job readiness, applicants may provide records, statement, or other appropriate information issued from a licensed medical professional (e.g., a physician or other medical professional duly certified by a State, the District of Columbia, or a U.S. territory to practice medicine); a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist (i.e., State or private); or an Federal agency, State agency, or an agency of the District of Columbia or a U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits. Proof of disability and certification of job readiness must be included in the application package. For more information and proof required see http://www.opm.gov/disability/PeopleWithDisabilities.asp
005 - VRA (Veterans' Recruitment Authority): VRA allows appointment of eligible veterans up to the GS-11 or equivalent. Veterans are hired under excepted appointments to positions that are otherwise in the competitive service. After the individual satisfactorily completes 2 years of service, the veteran must be converted noncompetitively to a career or career-conditional appointment. For more information about special hring authorities, visit: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/shav/index.aspx
1. Please note failure to select a response will result in an ineligible rating. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your education which meets the Basic Qualification Requirements for Supervisory Accountant, GS-510-14.A. I have a Bachelor's degree in accounting; or a degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting. The 24 hours may include up to 6 hours of credit in business law. (The term "accounting" means "accounting and/or auditing" in this standard. Similarly, "accountant" should be interpreted, generally, as "accountant and/or auditor.")
2. Please note failure to select a response will result in an ineligible rating. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience which meets the Additional Qualification Requirements for Supervisory Accountant, GS-510-14.A. I have one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service, directing, managing, and coordinating staff and functions in the work of State Medicaid and CHIP financial management activities; monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of State Medicaid and CHIP programs or operations; determining goals and objectives, and recommending and implementing process improvements.
For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item.
3. Direct the financial oversight and liaison with State agencies.
4. Monitor program financial activities and practices.
5. Conduct periodic program management and financial reviews to assure State adherence to Federal law and regulations.
6. Provide guidance, technical assistance and policy interpretation to State agencies on financial issues.
7. Direct and coordinate reviews, approvals, and monitoring of State payment systems.
8. Direct staff reviews of States' quarterly estimates and statements of expenditures for program administration and recommends appropriate actions.
9. Make determinations on all initial budget and supplemental budget requests submitted by State agencies, and monitors and analyzes State spending patterns.
10. Direct and coordinate the accounting reviews and evaluations, and takes necessary clearance and closure actions.
11. Provide leadership to assigned staff and ensure that all aspects of their responsibilities are carried out in a manner consistent with agency standards.
12. Oversee the collaboration of staff interaction with customers, partners, stakeholders and other Federal agencies to improve the financial management of the Medicaid and CHIP programs.
13. Brief management and staff on complex program and financial issues.
14. Implement Standard Operating Procedures in the Branch as directed by the Consortium Administrator.
15. Develop policies, guidelines, instructions and procedures for financial management activities.
16. Perform and provide financial reports and statements to advise managers on program operations.