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Job opening: SUPERVISORY ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN

Salary: $51 115 - 73 587 per year
City: Whitehall
Published at: Feb 16 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
Open to United States Citizens Position Location(s): Pay for first time hires to the Federal Govt will typically be set at step 1 salary for their respective grade level. This announcement will be used to fill positions at entry grade level of GS-07 with promotion potential at the GS-08, or at the Full Performance Level GS-08. To view pay rates in a specific location visit the OPM pay tables at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/

Duties

Supervises and directs functions in support of accounting transactions related to accounts payable, accounts receivable, and/or fund balance with treasury for the organization. Responsible for the review of documents for validity, funding/expenditure authority and correct accounting data; balancing and maintaining the subsidiary ledgers. Oversees the accomplishment of technical work in accordance with policy, directives, regulations, and reporting requirements. Interprets regulations, requirements, and policies to ensure compliance. Trains and assists lower level accounting technicians with techniques to correct and process accounting inputs. Ensures accuracy, propriety, and legality of accounting transactions through extensive review of documents. Plans and schedules work to be accomplished; sets and adjusts priorities for completion of work. Assigns/reassigns work to subordinates based on priorities, the difficulty and requirements of assignments and capabilities of subordinates. Responsible and accountable for assigned program areas including the development, documentation, and operation of both internal processes and administrative, technical, and automated systems controls. Performing reconciliation of un-liquidated contractual obligations performing reconciliations of feeder and source system financial data.

Requirements

  • Must be a U.S Citizen or National
  • Background or Security Investigation - Position Sensitivity and Security Levels may vary and is dependent upon position being filled - see the Additional Information field below for more details.
  • Registered for Selective Service (males born after 12-31-1959)
  • Suitable for Federal employment
  • Obtain/Maintain Financial Management Certification

Qualifications

This position is being filled under the Direct Hire Authority for Certain Personnel of the Department of Defense via delegated authority by the Office of the Secretary of Defense. We reserve the right to close this announcement early or to extend, as appropriate, based upon the needs of the Agency. Qualified application packages may be referred to management at various points in the selection process depending on the number and timing of applications received. Selections may be made at any point during the announcement open period.. Applicants MUST have related financial experience AND/OR a related financial degree (examples include: Finance, Accounting, Management, Actuarial Science, or related), in addition to meeting Office of Personnel Management (OPM) minimum qualification requirements. Substitution of combination of education and experience must still, in conjunction, minimally satisfy the DHA qualification requirement. One year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to that of the next lower grade within the federal service, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position, is required. For GS-07: Specialized experience is defined as: maintaining accounting or financial ledgers; posting financial transactions; preparing accounting reports; reconciling accounts and working with a variety of accounting and financial automated systems For GS-08: Specialized experience is defined as: research and processing complex financial transactions; reconciliation of complex accounts and/or systems; and utilization of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) platforms (i.e. Oracle, SAP). Volunteer Experience: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. You may qualify for consideration if meeting time-in grade, specialized experience, education requirement, 90 days after competitive appointment requirement, and all other qualification requirements within 30 calendar days after the closing date of the announcement, unless otherwise indicated on the announcement.

Education

This position is being filled under the Direct Hire Authority (DHA) for Certain Personnel of the Department of Defense via delegated authority by the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

Applicants MUST have related financial experience AND/OR a related financial degree (examples include: Finance, Accounting, Management, Actuarial Science, or related), in addition to meeting Office of Personnel Management (OPM) minimum qualification requirements. Substitution of combination of education and experience must still, in conjunction, minimally satisfy the DHA qualification requirement.


GS-07 Substitution of Education for Experience: One year of graduate level education may be substituted to meet the specialized experience required when it is directly related to the work of the position being filled. (One full year of graduate education is the number of hours the school determines to equal one year. If this information is unavailable, 18 semester hours will be used as the standard.) Equivalent combinations of successfully completed graduate level education and experience may be used to meet total experience requirements. If you are using education to substitute for the specialized experience, you must submit transcripts at the time you apply. To be creditable, education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (http://www2.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html).

GS-08 Substitution of Education for Experience: Eighteen (18) months of graduate level education may be substituted to meet the specialized experience required when it is directly related to the work of the position being filled. Equivalent combinations of successfully completed graduate level education and experience may be used to meet total experience requirements. If you are using education to substitute for the specialized experience, you must submit transcripts at the time you apply. To be creditable, education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (http://www2.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html).

Contacts

  • Address DFAS - ACCOUNTING OPERATIONS - COLUMBUS 3990 E. Broad Street Columbus, OH 43213 US
  • Name: HR Customer Care Center
  • Phone: (317) 212-0454
  • Email: [email protected]

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