Senior Accountant


Vacancy ID: 794156   Announcement Number: M/P-13-29   USAJOBS Control Number: 332048400

Occupational/Assessment Questions:

For each task in the following group, choose response below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- Yes.
B- No.

1. Do you have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level, GS-12?

 

2. Do you have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level, GS-13?  

 

For each task in the following group, choose response below that best describes your experience and/or training. Darken the oval corresponding to that statement in Section 25 of the Qualifications and Availability Form C. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- Yes.
B- No.

3. Do you have a CPA certificate?

4. Do you have extensive experience operating/using a web-based financial systems such as:  Momentum, Oracle, or SAP?

5. Have you conducted systematic examination of financial records, transactions, reports, and system imputes and outputs that evaluated and improved the effectiveness of financial management operations, internal controls, or related systems processes?

6. Indicate the accounting areas in which you have worked for more than three years

A. None
B. Developed accounting posting models and/or processed, researched financial transactions in a core financial system and developed or prepared financial reports (including financial statements) and worked with auditors.
C. Independently researched and resolved complex financial issues using a variety of automated tools and established or performed financial reconcialiations and analysis
D. Accessed internal controls and initiated improvement to strenghten internal controls, developed and configured a core financial management system.
E. B, C and D

7. Which of the following best describes your highest level with accounting?

A. None
B. I monitor trends and patterns of issues/problems and make recommendation for improvements
C. I lead teams who address routine issues/problems relating to accounting and financial management
D. I am considered a technical or functional accounting expert, I handle and resolve complex issues/problems in the financial management and others seek my technical assistance and guidance.
E. B, C and D

8. Indicate your level of experience in conducting reviews and examinations using automated and manual tools for a variety of financial activities and presenting findings and recommendations, and successfully implemented those solutions?

A. None
B. 1 - 2 years
C. 3 - 4 years
D. 5 - 6 years
E. More than 6 years

9. Have you developed financial accounting, operations, system standard operating procedures, or training materials, or provided training on financial policies, operations or systems?

A. I have limited to no experience developing financial accounting, operations, system standard operating procedures, or training materials for financial operations or systems, or providing training on financial policies, operations or systems.
B. I have some experience providing training on financial policies, operations or systems.
C. I have some experience developing financial accounting, operations, system standard operating procedures, or training materials for financial operations or systems.
D. I have extensive experience providing training on financial policies, operations or systems.
E. I have extensive experience developing financial accounting, operations, system standard operating procedures, or training materials for financial operations or systems.

10. Indicate your level of experience with developing and executing techniques, processes, and procedures to evaluate financial transactions, business processes and internal controls, and implementing improvements to optimize efficiencies and standardization, strengthen controls, and leverage system functionality?

A. No experience
B. Some experience, needs guidance
C. Limited experience, needs extensive guidance
D. Solid experience, can lead efforts and work independently
E. Extensive experience, considered an expert.