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Vacancy Details

Grade: 09

1 GS-9 Choose the answer that best describes your education and experience as it pertains to the basic requirements for Accountant positions. Answer to this question is required
  • 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).
  • I have combination of education & experience- 4 years experience in accounting or combination accounting experience, college level education, & training. I have one of these: 1) 24 semester hours in appropriate accounting or auditing courses (can include 6 hours of business law); 2) certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, from written exam; 3) degree that included substantial accounting/auditing courses, (15 sem. hours), but less than 24 sem. hours.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements as described above.
2 GS-9 In addition to meeting the basic requirements, choose the answer that best describes your education and professional experience as it pertains to the requirements for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess a master`s degree OR equivalent graduate degree OR 2 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a such a degree that has equipped me to perform the duties of this position.
  • I possess one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-7 level in the Federal service. Examples of such experience may include: use of automated accounting systems to find, review or change accounting data in automated files of transactions, ledgers, accounts, and summary reports and financial statements.
  • I do not meet any of the requirements as described above.
3 Describe the level of formal accounting training you have. Answer to this question is required
  • I have 24 credit hours in accounting at the college level, but do not have a 4 year degree.
  • I have 24 credit hours in accounting at the college level, and have a 4 year degree in a non-business field (e.g. not Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Public Administration).
  • I have completed a 4-year degree in Accounting.
  • I have completed a 4-year degree in a field related to Accounting (e.g. Business Administration, Finance, Public Administration).
  • I have a Master's Level Degree in Accounting.
  • None of the above.
4 Select the answer that best reflects your experience with the US Standard General Ledger (USSGL), corporate Chart of Accounts (COA), and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience using the USSGL, COA, or GAAP.
  • I have had education or training related to the USSGL, COA, and GAAP, but have not yet applied this training on the job.
  • I am familiar with the USSGL, COA, and GAAP and apply them on the job with supervision by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I am familiar with the USSGL, COA, and GAAP and apply them on a regular basis as part of the job, independently and usually without close supervision by a supervisor or senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance and/or am normally consulted by others as an expert in performing tasks which require applying the USSGL, COA, and GAAP.
5 Which of the following accounting duties have you performed in the last three years? Answer to this question is required
  • Analyzed and resolved general ledger account discrepancies.
  • Provided subject matter expertise on accounting data analyses using financial systems.
  • Analyzed general ledger accounts impact on financial statements, researched reasons for errors, and resolved errors.
  • Analyzed, confirmed, and reconciled intragovernmental or intracompany transactions, balances, and/or eliminations.
  • Identified, researched, and resolved intragovernmental or intracompany differences.
  • Communicated with employees, outside agency contacts, or officials on various financial related matters.
  • Applied commercial or government financial management requirements, standards, and procedures to accounting operating and reporting issues and activities.
  • None of the above.
6 Identify the position(s) in your resume in which you performed the above activity/activities; and/or gained the relevant experience. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
7 Choose the answers that describe your experience preparing, analyzing, interpreting, and presenting accounting data. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience in performing ongoing monitoring and analysis of financial data recorded in systems to identify discrepancies and imbalance conditions, and completing timely corrective entries to reconcile differences.
  • I have experience conducting research and interpreting regulations, policies and procedures.
  • I have experience coordinating and reconciling accounting data with external partners and/or customers.
  • I have experience preparing, compiling, reviewing, or auditing financial statements and financial reports.
  • I have experience collecting and communicating financial information to audit staff.
  • None of the above.
8 Identify the position(s) in your resume in which you performed the above activity/activities; and/or gained the relevant experience. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
9 Choose the answers that describe your experience related to relationships between general ledger accounts and financial statement line items. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience determining which general ledger accounts are affected by an accounting transaction.
  • I have monitored account relationships and recommended journal vouchers for posting corrections to a general ledger.
  • I have performed specialized reviews, research, and analysis to ensure the integrity of accounting systems and/or reports.
  • None of the above.
10 Identify the position(s) in your resume in which you performed the above activity/activities; and/or gained the relevant experience. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required
11 Indicate your knowledge and experience using the body of laws and regulations promulgated by the central reporting agencies such as OMB, Treasury, GAO, and GSA, that pertain to Federal appropriations, obligations, expenditures, recoveries, procurement, and audits to enable the development and implementation of policies and standards. Answer to this question is required
  • CFO Act of 1990.
  • OMB A-136, Financial Reporting Requirements.
  • FASAB Statements of Federal Financial Accounting Concepts and Standards.
  • Treasury Financial Manual.
  • Debt Collection Improvement Act.
  • None of the above.
12 Indicate your familiarity, knowledge, and experience with federal financial reporting requirements, activities, and systems. Answer to this question is required
  • Governmentwide TAS ATB System (GTAS).
  • Central Accounting Reporting System (CARS).
  • Cross Servicing Next Generation (CSNG).
  • Federal payroll service providers.
  • Oracle Federal Financial System
  • None of the above.

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