Accounting Technician


Vacancy ID: 828010   Announcement Number: PH-13-HMB-828010   USAJOBS Control Number: 336206800

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Vacancy Identification Number

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1. Title of Job

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2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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5. Employment Availability

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6. Citizenship

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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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07

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

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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

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001 Competitive (All U.S. Citizens)

21. Geographic Availability

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99MTRO012 Washington DC Metro Area, DC

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

Thank you for your interest in an Accounting Technician position with the Department of Justice.

We will evaluate your resume and your responses to this Assessment Questionnaire to determine if you are among the best qualified for this position. Your responses are subject to verification. Please review your responses for accuracy before you submit this questionnaire.

1. From the descriptions below, select the letter that best describes the experience you possess which demonstrates your ability to perform Accounting Technician work at the grade GS-07 level. The information you provide in your responses will be verified against the information presented in your resume.

A. I possess one year of specialized experience as an accounting technician equivalent to at least the GS-06 grade level in the Federal service using initiative to perform the following recurring assignments: 1) review documents for missing or incompatible information; 2) assemble and prepare forms, accounts, or other paperwork that make up a file; 3) recognize and reconcile discrepancies, and prepare transactions files for closeout; and/or 4) use automated systems to access, retrieve, and generate various transaction data and reports.
B. I have completed 1 full year of graduate education in accounting; or in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration.
C. I have some specialized experience as described in A, but less than one year; and I have completed less than one year of education as described in B. I have computed the percentage of the requirements that I meet, and the total is at least 100%. (To compute the percentage, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of graduate education by 18. Add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify).
D. You do not have the experience and/or education as described above.



For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list 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- 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 am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

2. Research and verify invoices for purchase orders, contracts, travel orders, and other claims documents

3. Examine listings of grants to be obligated to ensure the required accounting detail is included in each transaction

4. Verify accuracy of entries in sequence number report and summary of batch schedules.

5. Resolve problems concerning procedural and technical accounting transactions complaints, or discrepancies.

6. Respond to a variety of diverse customer inquiries orally or in writing.

7. Recommend changes to improve processes or procedures


8. Speak and adapt to audience with diverse levels of knowledge in a two-way exchange

9. Explain accounting procedures to lower graded technicians to solve problems.

10. Train employees on new information and updates.

11. Prepare worksheets reflecting discrepancies noted and require corrective action.

12. Assist in preparing reconciliation reports.

13. Maintain various logs, reports, and listings for a wide variety of functions.