Accountant


Vacancy ID: 1891625   Announcement Number: D-DoDIG-1891625-17   USAJOBS Control Number: 461886700

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The Vacancy Identification Number is: 1891625
1. Title of Job

Accountant
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

12

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

001 Accountant

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:


510040510 Alexandria, VA

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 indicate whether you meet the positive education requirement for this position.

A. I have a degree in accounting or 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.)
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. Your background must also include one of the following: 24 semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. (This can include up to 6 hours of business law) OR a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination.
C. I do not meet this requirement.

2. To meet the minimum qualifications for the GS-510-12 position, you must have at least 52 weeks of specialized experience at the GS-11 level in the federal service or an equivalent level. Select the statement below that best represents your specialized experience. Your resume and/or supporting documentation must clearly support your responses to the questionnaire. Failure to provide support for your responses may result in an adjustment to your final rating or you may be removed from consideration.

A. I have at least 52 weeks of specialized experience at the GS-11 level in the federal service or an equivalent level. Specialized experience is defined as: providing professional accounting advice and assistance; performing a variety of assignments related to preparing and maintaining financial statements; and working with auditors to resolve issues related to assessments/audits of financial statements and footnotes.
B. I do not have the above specialized experience.

3. Ability to analyze written guidance and numerical data.

A. I have extensive experience examining, analyzing and interpreting accounting data, records and reports. I have extensive experience with accounting systems, and I have extensive experience in analyzing numerical data to develop reports, statistical and financial tables, and charts. I have extensive experience reviewing financial policies.
B. I have experience examining, analyzing and interpreting accounting data, records, and reports. I have experience with accounting systems, and I have experience analyzing numerical data to develop reports, statistical and financial tables, and charts. I have experience reviewing financial policies.
C. I have experience with accounting systems. I have analyzed numerical data to develop reports, statistical and financial tables and charts, and I have reviewed organizational policies and numerical data.
D. My experience is not reflected in any of the above statements.

4. Ability to develop written guidance and numerical reports

A. I have extensive experience using accounting information to recommend solutions to management problems and the structuring of programs. I have extensive experience recommending accounting standards, policies and requirements, and I have extensive experience designing, implementing and assessing internal control processes and systems. I have extensive experience developing accounting policies and providing advice on the accuracy of disclosure documents and the financial condition of an organization.
B. I have experience using accounting information to recommend solutions to management problems and the structuring of programs. I have experience recommending accounting standards, policies and requirements, and I have experience designing, implementing and assessing internal control processes and systems. I have experience developing accounting policies and providing advice on the accuracy of disclosure documents and the financial condition of an organization.
C. I have experience using accounting information to recommend solutions to management problems and the structuring of organization programs. I have developed written justifications, recommendations and reports.
D. My experience is not reflected in any of the above statements.

5. Oral presentation and interpersonal skills

A. I have the ability to initiate, develop, maintain, and use interpersonal relation techniques to interact with customers, congressional staff, senior officials and internal stakeholders while presenting accounting data and providing analysis and advice regarding accounting problems and financial policies. I have extensive experience with effectively communicating, in oral and written form, facts and circumstances in a fashion understandable to others who are unfamiliar with budget and financial data. I have extensive experience providing advice on the effects of newly promulgated laws or the requirements or statements of central oversight organizations. I have experience training non-financial personnel on financial responsibilities.
B. I have experience effectively communicating, in oral and/or written form, numerical data in a fashion understandable to others who are unfamiliar with the content. I have experience preparing, analyzing, interpreting and presenting accounting data. I have extensive experience providing analysis and advice regarding accounting programs and financial systems, and I have extensive experience training non-financial personnel on financial responsibilities.
C. I have demonstrated experience in oral communication with others who are familiar with the content at hand.
D. My experience is not reflected in any of the above statements.

6. Knowledge of the theories, practices, methods, and techniques of accounting and organizational practices, policies and functions

A. I have extensive experience advising or assisting management on accounting and financial management matters. I have extensive experience operating, maintaining, and modifying accounting systems, and I have extensive experience updating accounts and determining the effects of financial accounting transactions associated with the operations of an organization. I have extensive knowledge of the theories, practices, methods, and techniques of accounting and organizational practices, policies and functions.
B. I have experience advising or assisting management on accounting and financial management matters. I have experience operating, maintaining, and modifying accounting systems, and I have experience updating accounts and determining the effects of financial accounting transactions associated with the operations of an organization. I have knowledge of the theories, practices, methods, and techniques of accounting and organizational practices, policies and functions.
C. I have demonstrated a thorough knowledge of accounting principles and application of organizational practices, policies and functions. I have experience planning, executing and adapting plans where needed, and I have experience operating, maintaining, and modifying accounting systems.
D. My experience is not reflected in any of the above statements.

7. Your responses in this assessment questionnaire are subject to evaluation and verification based on the documents (e.g. resume) you submit. Ensure that your resume accurately describes the level of education and/or experience claimed in the assessment questionnaire.

Please take this opportunity to review your assessment questionnaire responses to ensure their accuracy. By agreeing to the statement below, you are confirming that you:

- Understand this information
- Have reviewed your responses to this questionnaire for accuracy, and
- Verify that your responses accurately describe your current level of experience and capability.

Failure to agree to the statement below will disqualify you from further consideration for the position.

A. Yes, I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be rated lower and/or I may be removed from further consideration.
B. No, I do not accept this agreement and/or I no longer wish to be considered for this position.