ACCOUNTANT

Employer
Department of the Navy, Naval...
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Mar 16, 2017
Closes
Mar 21, 2017
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

The Navy and Marine Corps team offers innovative, exciting and meaningful work linking military and civilian talents to achieve our mission and safeguard our freedoms. Department of the Navy provides competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and extensive professional development and training. From pipefitters to accountants, scientists to engineers, doctors to nurses-the careers and opportunities to make a difference are endless. Civilian careers-where purpose and patriotism unite!

This is a recruitment for individuals that will be placed in the Financial Management Career Program (FMCP).  The FMCP is a management-training program including structured education, diverse rotational assignments, and extensive on-the-job training.


Locality payment will be added to the base salary as follows: Norfolk, VA 15.06%; Pascagoula, MS 15.06%; Charleston S,C 15.06%; Pensacola, FL 15.06%; San Diego, CA 26.98%; Silverdale, WA 24.24%; Washington DC 27.10%; Arlington, VA 27.10%; Falls Church, VA 27.10%; Port Hueneme, CA 29.65%. 

The President has ordered a government-wide hiring freeze subject to certain limited exceptions. This position is subject to the hiring freeze. Although we are moving forward with the consideration of candidates, we will not make a selection for this vacancy announcement unless and until the position is no longer subject to the hiring freeze.


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel is dependent upon position description and availability of funding.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS:
  • You must be a US Citizen.
  • Males must be registered or exempt from Selective Service. www.sss.gov
  • Selectee must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Selectee may be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Selectee is required to participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • See Other Information section for additional requirements.
  • In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific when describing your experience.

    Applicants must meet the following basic qualifications requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Standards Manual: Required qualifications for Accounting positions can be found at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0500/accounting-series-0510/  NOTE: You must submit a complete copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcripts (i.e. school name, course title, semester/quarter hours, and degree earned.)

    In addition, your resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-07 grade level or pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector OR possess qualifying education. Experience must demonstrate the following: 1)Providing input into developing policies and financial management program goals; 2) Identifying accounting and budgetary problems; 3) Providing advice to financial and program mangers on accounting systems and operational problems; 4) Analyzing accounting data, records and reports; and 5) Modifying accounting systems.

    OR successfully completed graduate-level education leading to a Master's degree in Accounting or 2 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or master's or equivalent graduate degree at an accredited college or university in a field directly related to accounting or other related disciplines appropriate to this position.

    OR A combination of education and experience which, when combined, is equivalent to 100% of the qualification requirement.  (Only graduate education and only professional experience equivalent to the GS-07 or higher is creditable.)

    Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management web site: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-PROF

    This is a Financial Management Level I (at GS-09 and GS-11) and Level II (at GS-12) certified position per the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2012, Section 1599d.  This certification level must be achieved within prescribed timelines.  Certification requirements are outlined in the DoD Instruction 1300.26 available at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/130026_dodi_2017.pdf

    You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

    Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (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.

    As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire. To preview this questionnaire and determine if your experience matches the required skills for this position, click the following link: View Assessment Questions

    Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.

    For positions requiring positive education requirements, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, you must submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of college courses which includes equivalent information from the transcript (course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade/degree earned) in your resume.   See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education.

    Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the qualification requirements if the applicant can provide documentation indicating that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide such evidence when applying for further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

    DEGREE AUDITS ARE NOT AN ACCEPTABLE SUBSTITUE FOR TRANSCRIPTS.

    IF SELECTED, AN OFFICIAL/SEALED TRANSCRIPT WILL BE REQUIRED PRIOR TO AN APPOINTMENT DATE BEING ESTABLISHED.

    Must be able to obtain an interim and/or final (e.g., confidential/secret/top secret, etc.) security clearance prior to entrance on duty AND must be able to maintain the required level of clearance while employed in the subject position.  Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal. 

    This position has a mobility agreement. By signing the agreement, you should be available to change your duty station and residence to any location in the United States during the 26-month period of training. Failure to sign mobility agreement will result in revocation of a position offer.

    Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.

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