SUPERVISORY ACCOUNTANT


Vacancy ID: 811479   Announcement Number: LAG-CFO-811479-SAC-019   USAJOBS Control Number: 334062100

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811479


1. Title of Job

SUPERVISORY ACCOUNTANT
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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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15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

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17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

001 Supervisory Accountant

21. Geographic Availability

110010001 Washington DC, DC

22. Transition Assistance Plan

In this section indicate if you are a surplus or displaced Federal employee requesting special selection priority under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). 

Note:  To receive consideration for CTAP or ICTAP, you must submit the necessary supporting documentation.  Refer to the vacancy announcement for additional information and instructions.


23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

The following question will only be used to determine whether or not you meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position. You may wish to consult the vacancy announcement for a description of those requirements.

1. Which of the following statements best describes your experience and/or education?

A. I have at least 1 year of experience providing authoritative advice on accounting principles; managing the preparations of an organization's Financial Statements; providing analysis and advice regarding accounting programs and financial systems to management and high level officials; managing accounting systems covering operations and system changes that impact the general ledgers proprietary and budgetary accounts; and developing and implementing major policy guidance, process changes and systems for accounting operations.
B. I do not possess the experience described above.

You must provide the position title(s) and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates the experience related to your response.

The following question will only be used to determine whether or not you meet the minimum qualification requirements for this position. You may wish to consult the vacancy announcement for a description of those requirements.

2. Which of the following statements best describes your education and experience as it pertains to the basic requirements for Accountant positions?

A. I have a degree from an accredited college or university in accounting and/or auditing or in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting (may include up to 6 hours of credit in business law).
B. I have combination of education and experience of at least 4 years of experience in a professional accounting position or combination accounting experience, college level education, and training. In addition, I have one of the following: 1) 24 semester hours in accounting or auditing courses; 2) Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor certification (from written exam); or 3) degree that included substantial accounting/auditing courses (at least 15 semester hours) but less than 24 semester hours.
C. I do not possess the education or experience described above.

For each task statement below, please select the response that best describes your skill level. The statements were developed based on the knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies needed to successfully perform the work of this position.

Be sure to describe your experience that supports your answers to the questions below, in your resume or application materials. It is important that your application package submitted, including a resume, clearly shows how you possess the experience and skill levels you claim in this questionnaire. If not, your score will be lowered or you will be found not qualified. The information you provide will be verified. Any exaggeration of your experience, false statements, or attempts to conceal information may be grounds for rating you ineligible, not hiring you, or for firing you after you begin work.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing this task, but I have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employee.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without supervision from a senior employee.
E- I am an expert in performance of this task; and/or I have trained others in performance and am normally consulted by others as an expert for assistance in performing this task.

3. Review and approve journal vouchers for staff and centers for soundness of approach and adherence to policy.

4. Provide authoritative advice on the application of accounting principles, and the design and development of accounting systems for specialized agency missions and programs.

5. Plan, organize, conduct, participate, establish and maintain business processes that contribute to effective management control over program operations.

6. Gather, analyze, and compile financial data to provide financial advisory services and to convey financial information in a variety of written forms such as cost and budget reports with colleagues, agency management, and other contacts outside the agency.

You must provide the position title(s) and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates the experience related to your response.

7. Work extensively with computer systems, programs, and software typically used in the financial field.

8. Provide analysis and advice regarding accounting programs and financial systems to management and high level officials.

9. Provide and perform reviews for supervisors and service centers/components business process to ensure they comply with accounting standards by reviewing the un-liquidated obligation inventory process.

10. Provide and perform reviews for supervisors and service centers/components business process to ensure they comply with accounting standards by reviewing the reimbursable orders process.

11. Provide and perform reviews for supervisors and service centers/components business process to ensure they comply with accounting standards by analyzing financial statements and reports.

12. Provide and perform reviews for supervisors and service centers/components business process to ensure they comply with accounting standards by reviewing and reconciling subsidiary ledgers for staffs.

13. Provide and perform reviews for supervisors and service centers/components business process to ensure they comply with accounting standards by training financial and non-financial personnel on financial responsibilities.

14. Prepare monthly and yearly financial statements, reports and records by collecting, analyzing and summarizing account information.

You must provide the position title(s) and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates the experience related to your response.

15. Analyze the financial statements and related trial balances which include investigating abnormal balances and analytics for discrepancies.

You must provide the position title(s) and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates the experience related to your response.

16. Research and reconcile all discrepancies, auditing and verifying documents and following internal controls.

You must provide the position title(s) and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates the experience related to your response.

17. Prepare financial statements and supporting schedules according to monthly deliverables.

You must provide the position title(s) and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates the experience related to your response.

18. Lead and complete monthly close procedures, analyze revenues and expenses to ensure they are recorded appropriately.

You must provide the position title(s) and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates the experience related to your response.

19. Prepare monthly account reconciliations and assist staff with analyzing financial statements on a regular basis.

You must provide the position title(s) and dates of employment referenced in your resume that demonstrates the experience related to your response.

20. Report on variances and assist with reviewing and approving quarterly deliverables.

21. Lead year end audits and prepare financial statements, analyze and correct discrepancies, and assist in documentation and monitoring of internal controls.

22. Participate in decision-making sessions advising program managers on regulatory requirements, financial policies, the interpretation of data, the analysis of program operations, monthly report and systems edits.

23. Assist in planning, developing, and coordinating financial management improvements necessary to comply with Agency financial legislative regulations and directives.

24. Lead and perform internal control reviews, on-site reviews, and other evaluations of assigned systems and functions to assess area for data adequacy, safeguards of assets, effectiveness of system deploys, reliability of information and other compliance with law and regulation.

25. Identify issues, discrepancies or other problems and implements corrective action including changes in systems, policy and procedures.

26. Review and interpret regulations, identifying areas requiring changes in policies and procedures and makes necessary changes.

27. Administer the financial control program, ensuring financial solvency, the prevention of over-obligation, and over-expenditure of funds.