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Qualifications

Requirements

You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement: BASIC REQUIREMENT: To qualify for this position at any grade level you must meet the following basic requirements: A 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. In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below: GS-15 SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: Preparing, analyzing, interpreting and presenting accounting data; operating, maintaining, and modifying accounting systems; using accounting information to recommend solutions to management problems and structuring of organization programs; managing, operating, and analyzing cost accounting systems in connection with business activities; designing, implementing, and assessing internal control processes and systems; preparing financial analysis and evaluation work requiring a comprehensive knowledge of ((a) federal government accounting practices (Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB) and/or U.S. Standard Ledger) or equivalent public sector practices (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)) and (b) the financial and management structure, operations, and practices of federal agencies, corporate and/or other organizations. Experience applying project management principles and methods for managing projects and resources; experience leading cross functional teams to negotiate, analyze and implement new/revised proposed laws and the impact on the organization; staying current with new regulations, laws and directives to determine organizational impact. Experience preparing and presenting briefings to communicate in a concise and understanding manner to upper leadership (e.g., Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner, etc.). OR COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. 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 and 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. Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in accounting or auditing, e.g., 15 semester hours provided that you can demonstrate that you have successfully worked at the full-performance level in accounting, auditing, or a related field, e.g., valuation engineering or financial institution examining; and/or have the education, training, and experience that fully meets the specified requirements. Federal experience is not required. The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-timework is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume. For more information on qualifications please refer to OPM’s Qualifications Standards.

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