Supervisory Accountant, GS-0510-14


Vacancy ID: 764928   Announcement Number: HHS-CMS-MP/DE-13-764928   USAJOBS Control Number: 328626300

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764928
1. Title of Job

Supervisory Accountant, GS-0510-14
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address


4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade


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11. Miscellaneous Information

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12. Special Knowledge

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13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date


17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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.


01 I am a current Federal employee serving under a career or career-conditional appointment in the competitive service or I am a former Federal employee with reinstatement eligibility.
02 I am a preference veteran or I have been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions after 3 years or more of continuous service AND I am not a current or former Federal employee.
03 I am eligible for a non-competitive appointment based on eligibility under the Veterans Readjustment Authority.
04 I am eligible for a non-competitive appointment based on a current disability.
05 I am an HHS Commissioned Corps Officer, Former Peace Corps Appointee or I am eligible for another type of non-competitive appointment.
06 I do not meet any of the above.

20. Occupational Specialties

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

 


001 Supervisory Accountant

21. Geographic Availability


130280089 Atlanta, GA

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

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.")
B. I have a combination of education and experience -- at least 4 years of experience in accounting, or an equivalent combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge. The applicant's background must also include one of the following: (1) Twenty-four semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to 6 hours of business law; (2) A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; or (3) Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in accounting or auditing, e.g., 15 semester hours, but that does not fully satisfy the 24-semester-hour requirement of paragraph A, provided that (a) the applicant has successfully worked at the full-performance level in accounting, auditing, or a related field, e.g., valuation engineering or financial institution examining; (b) a panel of at least two higher level professional accountants or auditors has determined that the applicant has demonstrated a good knowledge of accounting and of related and underlying fields that equals in breadth, depth, currency, and level of advancement that which is normally associated with successful completion of the 4-year course of study described in paragraph A; and (c) except for literal nonconformance to the requirement of 24 semester hours in accounting, the applicant's education, training, and experience fully meet the specified requirements.
C. I do not possess the education and/or experience described above.

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.
B. I do not possess the experience described above.

Accounting
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.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet
performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored
closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper
procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it
independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised
performance of this task or is normally the person who is consulted by other
workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

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.