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Elmendorf Air Force Base , AK 99506
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* Videos * DutiesHelpDuties SummaryAbout the Position: The Alaska District is seeking to fill a GS-12 position located in the Resource Management Division, Finance & Accounting Branch. An ideal candidate will have strong experience in Database Management - using automated financial systems and writing, modifying, and running queries. Analysis of financial and cost data. Customer service skills. Knowledge of Fiscal Law. Written and oral communications. Conducting Research. Working in a team environment.Learn more about this agencyResponsibilities * Serves as the senior Systems Accountant and assistant to the Accounting Officer participating in the pre-deployment activities, data conversion and implementation of the Corps of Engineers Financial Management (CEFMS) in the Alaska District. * As a systems accountant, promotes understanding and effective application of accounting and related financial management policies and procedures and devises implementing policies to effect the various aspects of financial management. * Coordinates with the District financial management staff to ensure the quality and integrity of the district's financial management program. * Acts as the liaison with the USACE National Finance Center and the Department of Defense Finance and Accounting Service to resolve all District queries and establish and maintain sound accounting practices. * Trains, mentors and provides direction and assistance to all employees on proper accounting principles, techniques, requirements and how to use the various computer systems; and provides on-the-job training.Travel RequiredOccasional travel - Temporary Travel is required up to 5%Supervisory statusNoPromotion PotentialNone * Job family (Series)0510 AccountingSimilar jobs * Accountants * Accountants And Auditors * Auditors * Auditors, Field * Auditors, Internal * Field Auditors * RequirementsHelpRequirements Conditions of Employment * Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation. * This is a Financial Management Level 2 Certified position .QualificationsWho May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities.* 30 Percent or More Disabled Veterans * Current Department of Army Civilian Employees * Current Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)* Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan * Non-Department of Defense (DoD) Transfer * People with Disabilities, Schedule A* Priority Placement Program (PPP), Program S (Military Spouse) registrant * Reinstatement * Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998In order to qualify, you must meet the education and experience requirements described below. 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). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.Basic Requirement:This position has a basic entry requirement. The entry requirement requires completion of education or a combination of education and experience sufficient to be comparable to that normally acquired through the completion of a four year course of study.Basic Requirement for Accountant:A. Degree: Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) in 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.ORB. Combination of Education and Experience: Must include 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; OR (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; AND (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.In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes reviewing policies for financial management systems; performing analytical studies using quantitative analysis techniques. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11).You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: * Accounting Analysis * Financial Concepts, Policies, and Principles * Financial Management Systems * Oral CommunicationTime in
Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-11).EducationFOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show 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 further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html