Senior Systems Accountant, CG-0510-14

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jun 14, 2019
Closes
Jun 22, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Division of Finance, Corporate Planning and Performance, responsible for coordinating risk management and audit follow-up activities throughout the Corporation and ensuring that the FDIC has a strong, effective enterprise risk management program.

Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement to fill identical vacancies that occur subsequent to this announcement.

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Responsibilities

  • Serves as project manager in planning and carrying out broad analytical and reporting functions, as well as participating in decision-making sessions and advising program managers.
  • Helping to provide technical systems or enterprise data warehouse training to Division of Finance employees and other employees in the Corporation.
  • Designing information technology systems, enterprise data warehouse and reporting solutions that meet legal and regulatory requirements that apply to the FDIC's program operations in the planning, costing, performance and project management area, in partnership with the Division of Information Resources Management.
  • Assessing, recommending, developing and implementing information technology solutions that achieve business goals, including operational, production and reporting requirements.
  • Developing and designing systems and enterprise data warehouse specifications to meet the changing requirements of accounting, planning, budget, cost management, performance and project management and reports preparation and production.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
14

Requirements

Conditions of Employment



Employment Conditions.

Completion of Confidential Financial Disclosure may be required.

Registration with the Selective Service.

U.S. Citizenship is required.

Moderate Risk Position - Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) required.

Qualifications

Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. 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. Additional qualifications information can be found here .

CG-14: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the grade 13 level or above in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience analyzing complex financial and accounting information, interaction with the Agency Financial System, and producing business or financial reports.

Applicants must have met the qualification requirements (including selective placement factors - if any) for this position by the closing date OR within 30 calendar days of the closing date to be eligible for this position.

Applicants eligible for ICTAP (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program) must achieve a score of 85 "well qualified" for this position. For more information, click here .

Education

Basic Qualification Requirements:

A. Degree: accounting; or a degree 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. (The term "accounting" means "accounting and/or auditing" in this standard. Similarly, "accountant" should be interpreted, generally, as "accountant and/or auditor.")

OR

B. 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. The applicant's background must also include one of the following:

1. Twenty-four semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to 6 hours of business law;

2. A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; or

3. 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.

YOU MUST PROVIDE YOUR TRANSCRIPT(S) (unofficial copies are acceptable).

Additional information

If selected, you may be required to serve a probationary period.

To read about your rights and responsibilities as an applicant for Federal employment, click here .

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your resume and the online assessment questionnaire will be reviewed, to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements outlined in this announcement. Therefore, it is imperative that your resume contain sufficiently detailed information upon which to make the qualification determination. Please ensure that your resume contains specific information such as position titles, beginning and ending dates of employment for each position, average number of hours worked per week, and if the position is/was in the Federal government, you should provide the position series and grade level.

Your resume will also be evaluated to measure your responses to the assessment questions. If you rated yourself higher on the questionnaire than what is supported by your resume, your overall qualifications assessment may be adversely affected.

The competencies/knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) you will be assessed on are listed below. Top ranked candidates will be referred to the selecting official for further review and consideration.
  • Ability to participate as a team member, establishing and maintaining working relationships.
  • Knowledge of the operations of assigned systems and the enterprise data warehouse.
  • Ability to meet and deal with individuals at all levels.
  • Ability to organize, analyze, interpret, and apply judgment in developing solutions to accounting, budgeting, planning, costing, performance and project management data collection, data management, data analysis and reporting problems.
  • Knowledge of information technology concepts, systems-related date problems, development of systems requirements, testing system internal controls, and data quality controls.

  • You do not need to respond separately to these KSAs. Your answers to the online questionnaire and resume will serve as responses to the KSAs.

    To preview questions please click here .

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Other

    Drug test required
    No

    Required Documents

    Please review the following to determine your eligibility and which document(s) is required to complete your application:

    VETERANS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY ACT (VEOA) ELIGIBLES AND SPECIAL IRING AUTHORITIES FOR VETERANS: If you are applying for consideration under VEOA and special hiring authorities for veterans, click here .

    SPECIAL APPOINTING AUTHORITIES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES: If you are applying for consideration under special appointing authorities for people with disabilities, you will be required to provide proof of disability documentation to specify that you are a person who (1) has a severe physical disability; (2) an intellectual disability; or (3) a psychiatric disability. Severe physical disabilities include but are not limited to blindness, deafness, paralysis, missing limbs, epilepsy and dwarfism. The documentation does NOT need to detail your specific disability, medical history or need for accommodation, however, the letter should clearly state that you are eligible for appointment under this authority. THE DOCUMENTATION MUST HAVE BEEN OBTAINED FROM: (a). Licensed medical professionals; or (b). State or private vocational rehabilitation specialists; or (c). Any Government agency (e.g. VA, etc.) that issues or provides disability benefit. To view sample Schedule A proof of disability letters and for more information on this special appointing authority, click here . Please note that employees hired under this Schedule A hiring authority will be required to complete a Standard Form 256 to identify their disability status.

    INTERAGENCY TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (ICTAP): If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee eligible for consideration under the ICTAP, you must submit proof of eligibility. For more information, click here .

    CURRENT FEDERAL EMPLOYEES OR REINSTATEMENT ELIGIBLE WITH COMPETITIVE STATUS: A copy of your most recent SF Form 50, Notification of Personnel Action, that shows: (1) permanent or career-conditional tenure (codes 1 or 2, in block 24), and (2) position occupied in the competitive service (code 1, in block 34). To be considered as a non- competitive eligible candidate, the SF-50 must show the highest grade level or promotion potential level applicant has attained competitively and grade must be equivalent or higher than the grade for which applying.

    NONCOMPETITIVE CONVERSION ELIGIBLES UNDER A PATHWAYS PROGRAM: If you are applying under this noncompetitive conversion authority, you must provide proof of program completion. A letter from your current agency certifying completion is acceptable documentation.

    FDIC EMPLOYEES:
    Submit a final digitally signed copy of your most recent Annual Performance Appraisal and Evaluation form. The final PDF form is also acceptable.

    EDUCATION DOCUMENTS: If you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements, submit a copy of your college transcript (an unofficial transcript is acceptable). Education must be from accredited institutions. For a listing of accredited educational institutions, click here . An official transcript will be required if you are selected.

    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. For more information, click here .

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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