Supervisory Staff Accountant

Department of Defense Fort Belvoir, VA
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Responsibilities

* Responsible for the execution team functions to ensure the accuracy, timeliness, and reliability of financial/accounting data through performance of reviews and analyses of internal functions as well as (DFAS) functions.

* Providing supervisory oversight to accounting and financial operations staff to meet managerial systems and reporting requirements.

* Ensuring team operations comply with agency policy, quality and auditability requirements, laws and regulations and DLA mandates.

* Collaborating with other DLA Finance and functional offices in the development and implementation of financial data quality, accounting policy and compliance, and reporting requirements.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status

Yes

Promotion Potential

13

* Job family (Series)

0510 Accounting

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* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* 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.

* Drug Testing Designated Position: No

* Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): Exempt

* Bargaining Unit Position: No

* Financial Disclosure: Not Required

* Telework Eligibility: This position is telework eligible

* Selective Service Requirement: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service.

* Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized

* Supervisory Probation: Required

* Completion of Supervisory Certification Program: Required

* This position requires DoD Financial Management Level 3 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.

Qualifications

To qualify for a Supervisory Staff Accountant, your resume and supporting documentation must support:

A. Basic Requirement: A Bachelor's Degree or higher in accounting or 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:

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

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

* 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-13 grade level, specialized experience must be at the GS-12 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, military or private sector. Applicants must meet eligibility requirements including time-in-grade (General Schedule (GS) positions only), time-after-competitive appointment, minimum qualifications, and any other regulatory requirements by the cut-off/closing date of the announcement. Creditable specialized experience includes:

* Providing input, direction, and information related to accounting functions, audit readiness activities, and other financial services.

* Performing studies and assists in analyzing how to improve existing financial processes.

* Developing approaches to the analysis of financial data to ensure the validity of content.

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.

Education

Are you using your education to qualify? 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.

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