Staff Accountant (Accounts Payable Manager)
This anouncement has an application limit of 100 applications. Therefore applicants should apply as soon as possible. If the 100 application limit is not met previously, the job announcement will close at 11:59 pm, on Friday, June 23, 2017. Applicants need to ensure they provide all supporting documentation at the time they apply to the vacancy announcement.
This position is located in the General Accounting Office (TGA), which is headed by the Comptroller of the National Gallery of Art. TGA is responsible for record ing all Gallery financial transactions and maintaining accurate books of record. TGA maintains accounting records for Federal appropriations and Private funds. The position is responsi ble for maintaining the general ledgers and other accounting records used to prepare timely and accurate internal management reports as well as external reports to such government agencies as Treasury, OMB, GAO, IRS, and OPM. These reports reflect the results of operations and financial position of the National Gallery of Art for both funding sources, Federal and Private. TGA manages all daily accounting activities: inflows and outflows of cash including accounts payable, accounts receivable, fixed assets, banking activities, payroll, and expense reimbursement.
The position is a managerial accounting position responsible for all Accounts Payable (A/P) and retail system activity at the Gallery, including invoice entry, payments, account analysis, monthly reconciliations, General Ledger (G/L) postings and cash room management. The incumbent manages a small staff.
This position is also being advertised under job announcement NGA-17-73B to persons with federal competitive status or reinstatement eligibility, or who are eligible under the Veterans' Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) or other special hiring authorities, including Veterans' Recruitment Appointment (VRA) authority and Schedule A authority to hire individuals with severe disabilities. Persons wishing to be considered under both announcements must apply separately to each.
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SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have a minimum of one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility comparable to the next lower grade or comparable pay band in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector.
Candidates must possess at least one year of specialized experience, equivalent in responsibility to the federal GS-13 level, managing an accounts payable function for an operation with outlays of at least $1m a year.
Other Relevant Eligibility Criteria: Minimally-qualified candidates must have:
1) earned a degree in accounting, auditing, or related field which included 24 semester hours of college-level accounting courses.
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2) at least four (4) years of work experience in accounting, plus a CPA or CIA credential
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3) at least four (4) years of work experience in accounting, plus 24 semester hours of college-level accounting courses
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4) a combination of accounting work and education, of increasing difficulty, spanning a total of four years, at the determination of the Gallery.
Candidates must reflect in their submitted USAJOBS résumés the possession of this specialized experience. If their résumés do not include such specialized experience, they will be ineligible for this position.
Those applicants who meet the minimum qualification requirements will be evaluated against these factors to determine the best-qualified candidates. Candidates should ensure their résumé and submitted materials clearly demonstrate possession of these factors to receive maximum employment consideration.
- Knowledge of the accounts payable function and its role in the larger financial environment of the Gallery.
- Ability to manage the complex financial aspects of a retail operation.
- Knowledge of IRS and DC tax regulations.
- Skill in supervising others in the performance of technical and other duties.
You must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
Education: This position has a positive education requirement, you may submit copies of your transcripts or a course listing. You must provide documentation supporting your education claims.
Education must be obtained from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Foreign education must be reviewed by an organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For special instructions pertaining to foreign education and a list of organizations that can evaluate foreign education, see the Department of Education website.
Your resume serves as the basis for qualification determinations and must highlight your most relevant and significant work experience and education (if applicable) as it relates to this job opportunity. 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). Your resume must include the dates of all qualifying experience (from month/year to month/year) and the number of hours worked/volunteered per week.
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