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Accountant

Company: Defense Logistics Agency
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: July 15, 2019

Job Description:

Overview Open & closing dates 07/08/2019 to 07/15/2019 Service Competitive Pay scale & grade GS 12 Salary $80,806 to $105,052 per year Appointment type Permanent Work schedule Full-Time Location 5 vacancies in the following location: Philadelphia, PA 5 vacancies Relocation expenses reimbursed No Telework eligible Yes as determined by agency policy Duties Summary See below for important information regarding this job. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Performs accounting and financial program analysis work including the maintenance of accounting records and preparation, analysis, and interpretation of financial statement and reports. Develops modifications and enhancements of systems to meet local needs. Evaluates the effectiveness and efficiency of daily accounting operations and existing procedures. Provides interpretations of accounting and financial data reflecting the interrelationships between accounting, budgeting, and other management data. Serves as a functional expert who facilitates the end-to-end business cycle design as fully synchronized with DLA's continually evolving strategic direction and transformational programs. Performs a continuing review and analysis of processes, records, reports, user comments and audit results to identify process, system, and regulatory problems affecting accounting and financial operations. Travel Required Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position. Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 12 Requirements Conditions of Employment Must be a U.S. citizen Tour of Duty: Flexible Security Requirements: Non-Critical Sensitive Appointment is subject to the completion of a favorable suitability or fitness determination, where reciprocity cannot be applied; unfavorably adjudicated background checks will be grounds for removal. Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt Selective Service Requirement: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Bargaining Unit Status: Yes Pre-Employment Physical: Not Required This position requires DoD Financial Management Level 2 certification within 2 years in accordance with DoD Instruction 1300.26, DoD Directive 5118.03 and section 1599d of Title 10, U.S.C. Once obtained, you must maintain and improve proficiency. Qualifications To qualify for an Accountant, your resume and supporting documentation must support: A. Basic Requirement: A Bachelor's Degree or higher in accounting or 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. Applicants MUST submit a copy of their official college transcripts from an accredited educational institution which reflects that an accounting or equivalent degree was conferred and the date conferred. Failure to submit your transcripts may result in lost consideration. OR 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. Applicants MUST submit a copy of their official college transcripts from an accredited educational institution. Failure to submit your transcripts may result in lost consideration. The applicant's background must also include one of the following: - Twenty-four semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to 6 hours of business law; - A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; or - Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in accounting or auditing, e.g., 15 semester hours, but that does not fully satisfy the 24-semester-hour requirement of paragraph A, provided that (a) the applicant has successfully worked at the full-performance level in accounting, auditing, or a related field, e.g., valuation engineering or financial institution examining; (b) a panel of at least two higher level professional accountants or auditors has determined that the applicant has demonstrated a good knowledge of accounting and of related and underlying fields that equals in breadth, depth, currency, and level of advancement that which is normally associated with successful completion of the 4-year course of study described in paragraph A; and (c) except for literal nonconformance to the requirement of 24semester hours in accounting, the applicant's education, training, and experience fully meet the specified requirements. AND B. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience that equipped you with the particular competencies to successfully perform the duties of the position, and is directly in or related to this position. In addition to meeting the Basic Requirement above, to qualify for the GS-12 grade level, specialized experience must be at the GS-11 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service,military or private sector. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements including minimum qualifications and any other regulatory requirements by the cut-off/closing date of the announcement. Creditable specialized experience includes: Monitoring accounting systems covering assets, liabilities, expenses revenue and capital for businessareas; Reviewing, analyzing, and evaluating trial balance and other financial statements to ensure conformance with established agency guidelines; Preparing financial reports or analyses as outputs and developing and implementing business activities that streamline the business activities that support these functions. 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 directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Education Substitution of education may not be used in lieu of specialized experience for this grade level. You MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at time of application. FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. Additional information MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE: In order to receive this preference you must choose to apply using the 'Priority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP)' eligibility. If you are claiming military spouse preference and are determined to be among the Best Qualified for the position, you may be referred to the hiring manager as a priority applicant. For Important General Applicant Information and Definitions go to: ****************************************************************** Reemployed Annuitants: This position does not meet criteria for appointment of Reemployed Annuitants. The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at: ******************************************************************************** If you are an eligible Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) applicant you may apply for special selection over other candidates for this position. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at a score of 85 or higher for this position. ICTAP eligibles must submit one of the following as proof of eligibility for the special selection priority: a separation notice; a 'Notice of Personnel Action' (SF-50) documenting separation; an agency certification that you cannot be placed after injury compensation has been terminated; an OPM notification that your disability annuity has been terminated; OR a Military Department or National Guard Bureau notification that you are retired under 5 U.S.C. 8337(h) or 8456. Additional information may also be found at the General Information and Definitions link above. MILITARY SPOUSE PREFERENCE: Information and required documentation for claiming Military Spouse Preference may be found at the General Information and Definitions link above. INFORMATION FOR VETERANS is available at: ************************************************** As of 23 December 2016, Military retirees seeking to enter federal service in the Department of Defense now require a waiver if they would be appointed within 180 days following their official date of retirement. DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE: The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has established a Drug-Free Federal Workplace Policy. All applicants tentatively selected for DLA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with DLA for a period of six months. This policy extends to random testing for the use of illegal drugs by employees who occupy testing designated positions defined as sensitive in Section 7(d) of Executive Order 12564. The Defense Logistics Agency's Drug Free Workplace Plan's drug testing panel includes testing for the following illegal substances: marijuana, cocaine, opiates (codeine/morphine), 6-Acetylmorphine (heroin), phencyclidine, amphetamines (amphetamine/methamphetamine), methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA), oxycodone, oxymorphone, hydrocodone, and hydromorphone. Read more How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. The assessments for this job will measure the following Competencies: Financial Concepts, Policies, and Principles Financial Management Analysis Accounting Analysis Accountability Arithmetic Attention to Detail Customer Service Decision Making Flexibility Integrity/Honesty Interpersonal Skills Learning Mathematical Reasoning Reasoning Self-Management Stress Tolerance Teamwork Once the application process is complete, we may review your rsum and supporting documents to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We may evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and evaluate your relevant personal, educational, and work experiences as it relates to fundamental competencies, identified in the Qualifications section above, required for this position. Based on the results of this evaluation, you will be placed in one of the following quality categories: Best-Qualified: This highest category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position, including all selective placement factors and appropriate quality ranking factor(s), as determined by the job analysis. Highly-Qualified: This higher category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that exceed the minimum qualifications of the position, as determined by the job analysis. Qualified: This lowest category will be used for those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications of the position and are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the position. Candidates may require extensive training and/or orientation in order to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position. Names of the candidates in the Best-Qualified category will be sent first to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Applicants in other categories will be referred in accordance with category rating procedures. Veteran's Preference: If you are entitled to veteran's preference, you should indicate the type of veteran's preference you are claiming on your rsum. Your veteran's preference entitlement will be verified by the employing agency. If you are entitled to veteran's preference and qualified for the position, your name will be placed above non-preference candidates on a list sent to the hiring manager for employment consideration. Qualified veterans' preference eligibles with a service-connected disability of 10% or more will be listed at the top of the highest quality category depending on the position and grade level of the job. For information on entitlement see *************************************************** All Veterans: You are required to submit a DD Form 214, Military Discharge (Member Copy 4). Veterans claiming 10 Point Preference in addition to your DD 214, you are required to submit a completed SF-15 and, supporting documents outlined on the SF-15. ****************************************** Read more Background checks and security clearance Security clearance Other Drug test required No

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