Accounting Technician

Employer
Department of Veterans Affairs
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Oct 26, 2021
Closes
Oct 28, 2021
Ref
166489874
Hours
Full Time
* Videos Videos * Duties Help Duties Summary This role serves as the employee travel program coordinator. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities This Accounting Technician position is located in the VISN 5 VA Capitol Health Care Network at the Washington DC VA Medical Center. Major Duties: * Responsible for the employee travel activity in the DC VAMC * Assists employees in preparing travel plans, performing first level reviews and coordinates Concur Government Edition (CGE) * Point of Contact for resolving Temporary Duty Travel (TDY) and local travel * Provides budgetary cost estimates to supervisors and managers * Responsible for reviewing and correcting TM rejects in a timely manner * Performs accounting work to reconcile subsidiary accounts with general ledger control accounts for obligations, payables and other documents * Manages the DC VAMC employee travel card program * Reviews documents to ensure that they are authorized in accordance to regulations, charged to applicable appropriation, cost center and budget object code (BOC). * Responsible for all monthly/quarterly travel reports by the established deadlines. * Full position description is available with the department. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 7:30am - 4:00pm Telework: Ad-Hoc per supervisor approval Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Description/PD#: Accounting Technician/PD19011A Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Travel Required Not required Supervisory status No Promotion Potential None * Job family (Series) 0525 Accounting Technician * Requirements Help Requirements Conditions of Employment * You must be a US Citizen to apply for this job * All applicants tentatively selected for VA 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 VA. * Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959 * You may be required to serve a probationary period * Subject to background/security investigation * Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process * Participation in the seasonal influenza and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Vaccination programs are requirements for all Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Personnel (HCP) Qualifications To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 10/25/2021. Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-07 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-06. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-grade. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment. You may qualify based on your experience and/or education as described below: Specialized Experience: Must have at least one (1) full year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (GS-6) in Federal Service that equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. Specialized experience includes but is not limited to: * experience with accounting principles, methods, procedures and techniques. * experience validating transactions and performing research to resolve inconsistencies. * experience examining accounts to analyze and detect trends and problems. * experience using various accounting system software package applications and computer systems to resolve problems of processed transactions. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position: * Attention to Detail * Creative Thinking * Customer Service Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (eg, Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (eg, professional; philanthropic; religions; 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. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Physical Requirements: The work is sedentary, but some walking, bending, and lifting is required as in a normal business environment. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/. Education There is no educational substitution at this grade level. Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the US Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: -visitus-forrecog.html.

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