Accountant


Vacancy ID: 868837   Announcement Number: M027-13-CFO-868837   USAJOBS Control Number: 341529400

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Vacancy Identification Number

The Vacancy Identification Number is: 868837


1. Title of Job

Accountant


2. Biographic Data

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3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

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

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

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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
002 Non-competitive

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:


99MTRO012 Washington DC Metro Area, DC

22. Transition Assistance Plan

In this section indicate if you are a surplus or displaced Federal employee requesting special priority consideration 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:

1. Carefully read the following statements and mark only one response that best describes your Federal Status.

A. I am a current Federal Employee with career or career-conditional status.
B. I am a former Federal employee with career status.
C. I am a former Federal employee with career-conditional status who left Federal service within the past three years.
D. I am a former Federal employee with a career-conditional status and am entitled to Veteran's Preference status.
E. I am eligible to apply under the Veterans' Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA). (See instructions in the Qualification and Evaluation tab of this announcement.)
F. I am eligible to apply under a non-competitive special appointing authority (See instructions in the Qualification and Evaluation tab of this announcement.)
G. None of the above applies to me.

2. Are you willing to work in Washington, DC and accept this position without relocation incentive?

A. Yes
B. No

3. Carefully read the following descriptions of minimum qualifications and select the one that best describes your qualification.

A. A bachelor's degree in accounting and/or auditing.
B. A bachelor's degree in a related field, such as business administration, finance or public administration that included, or was supplemented by, 24 semester/36 quarter hours in accounting or auditing, of which no more than 6 semester/9 quarter hours were in business law.
C. Certified Public Accountant or a certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; AND have four years of experience in accounting and/or auditing, or an equivalent combination of experience, college-level education, and training in accounting and/or auditing.
D. Four years of experience in accounting and/or auditing, or an equivalent combination of experience, college-level education, and training, AND have completed the requirements for a Bachelor's degree that included substantial course work in accounting or auditing, e.g., 15 semester hours, but less than the required 24 semester/36 quarter hours, AND (1) have successfully worked at the full performance level in accounting, auditing, or a related field, AND (2) a panel of professional accountants or auditors have determined that accounting/auditing knowledge is comparable to that associated with a 4-year course of study, AND (3) have education, training and experience fully meeting the requirements of the position except for the 24 semester/36 quarter hours in accounting and/or auditing.
E. None of the above.

4. Choose the statement that best describes your specialized experience and/or education that qualifies you for this GS-09 position. (A description of specialized experience and education can be found in the "Qualifications" section of the vacancy announcement.)

A. I possess one year of specialized experience matching what is described in the vacancy announcement.
B. I possess a master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree that has equipped me to perform the duties of this position. (Transcripts must be provided if qualifying based on education.)
C. I have a combination of graduate level education beyond the first year of progressive graduate study and specialized experience that together meet 100% of the qualification requirements for this position. (Transcripts must be provided if qualifying based on a combination of education and experience.)
D. I do not possess any of the requirements as stated above.

5. Choose the statement that best describes your specialized experience and/or education that qualifies you for this GS-11 position. (A description of specialized experience and education can be found in the "Qualifications" section of the vacancy announcement.)

A. I possess one year of specialized experience matching what is described in the vacancy announcement.
B. I possess three full years of progressively higher level education or a Ph.D. or an equivalent doctoral degree that has equipped me to perform the duties of this position. (Transcripts must be provided if qualifying based on education.)
C. I possess a combination of graduate level education, beyond the second full year of graduate level education and specialized experience as described in the vacancy announcement, that together meet the qualification requirement for this position. (Transcripts must be provided if qualifying based on a combination education and experience.)
D. I do not possess any of the requirements as stated 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.

6. Report status of payments, deposits, disbursements, etc. to other key stakeholders within the organization.

7. Monitor status of insurance policies to refund advance deposit for expired policies.

8. Analyze insurance shipments and premium collections.

9. Research discrepancies found in payments, deposits, and accounts receivable.

10. Act as a liaison between brokers and insured customers on issues including commissions, payments, and transaction reporting.

11. Analyze commission payment calculations for accuracy.

12. Prepare journal entries to record insurance activity on general ledger.

13. Reconcile accounts to ensure proper recording in computerized systems.

14. Record receipt and disbursement transactions to general ledger.

15. Monitor automated accounting systems for inaccurate and inefficient processes.

16. Process receipts, disbursements, inter-program transfers, unallocated and unidentified funds.

17. Initiate confirmed commission payments for disbursement.

18. Prepare billing for sponsor travel.

19. Processing reimbursements for sponsor travel.

20. Reply to requests or inquiries that come to the department.

21. Monitor department mailbox for requests or inquiries.

22. Provide recommendations to management concerning inaccurate and inefficient processes.

23. Advise stakeholders of discrepancies found in payments, deposits, and accounts receivable.

24. I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and all supporting materials, including my resume, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); my eligibilities may be cancelled; I may be denied an appointment; or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 C.F.R. part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that I will not be considered for employment if I do not respond "Yes" to this certification item.

A. Yes
B. No