Systems Accountant

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Posted
Dec 10, 2018
Closes
Dec 18, 2018
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • 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 II 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
  • To qualify for a Systems Accountant your resume and supporting documentation must support:
    A. Basic Requirement: A Bachelor's Degree or higher in 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:
    a. Twenty-four semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up
    to 6 hours of business law;
    b. A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; or
    c. 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 24 semester hours in accounting, the applicant's
    education, training, and experience fully meet the specified requirements.
    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-14 grade level, specialized experience must be at the GS-13 grade
    level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector. Creditable specialized experience includes:
    • Conducting analysis of existing financial policies, systems and procedures;
    • Developing system corrections and enhancements to improve financial processing and to ensure the integrity of financial data;
    • Developing, installing, and maintaining an agency-wide business and financial system;
    • Addressing business area unique business and accounting processes.

    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.

    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.

    For Important General Applicant Information and Definitions go to: http://www.dla.mil/portals/104/documents/careers/GenAppInfoDef.pdf

    Reemployed Annuitants: This position does not meet criteria for appointment of Reemployed Annuitants. The DoD criteria for hiring Reemployed Annuitants can be found at: http://www.esd.whs.mil/Portals/54/Documents/DD/issuances/140025/1400.25-V300.pdf

    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: http://www.dla.mil/Careers/Programs/veterans.aspx. 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.

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    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 Systems
    • Communication
    • Accountability
    • Arithmetic
    • Attention to Detail
    • Customer Service
    • Decision Making
    • Flexibility
    • Integrity/Honesty
    • Interpersonal Skills
    • Learning
    • Mathematical Reasoning
    • Reasoning
    • Self-Management
    • Stress Tolerance
    • Teamwork

    Direct Hire Evaluation: Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. This vacancy will be filled through OPM's Direct Hire Authority. All applicants who meet the basic qualification requirements will be forwarded to the Selecting Official for consideration. The rule of Three, Veteran's Preference and traditional rating and ranking of applicants do not apply to this vacancy. We will evaluate your application for basic eligibility and to determine if your experience meets the basic qualification requirements described in the announcement. All applicants who meet the qualifications and other basic requirement are eligible for referral and selection consideration. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.

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    Drug test required No


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