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    Summary

    At NCUA, differences make a difference. We value diversity of perspectives and backgrounds and are committed to building an inclusive work environment where employees can contribute to their fullest potential.

    Individual pay will be set within this range commensurate with the selectee's background and experience.

    Invest in your nation's future, make a difference in your community...gain from the experience. At the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) you're not just a number, working to make quotas or improve the bottom line, you have the opportunity to make a difference. NCUA is the federal agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions and insures savings in federal and most state-chartered credit unions across the country through the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund (NCUSIF), a federal fund backed by the full faith and credit of the United States Government. To learn more about NCUA's structure, diversity, and history click on the following links:


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    Responsibilities

    As a Supervisory Accountant, you will:

    • Oversee daily cash management, which involves recording transactions, determining the amount of investable excess cash, and performing transfers to attribute cash received to the correct fund (e.g., transfers between the Operating Fund and the Share Insurance Fund).
    • Manage receipt of funds, including capitalization deposits and insurance premiums.
    • Manage the execution of NCUA's investment portfolio in compliance with Investment Committee guidance and managing OCFO's duties with the Investment Committee (e.g., investment reports and committee functions).
    • Complete disbursements of funds, including capitalization deposit refunds, payroll, travel expenses, zero-balance bank account funding, and various other payments.
    • Assist the Division Director in the development, and oversees the implementation, of long-term management strategies and plans for the Funds, Travel, and Payroll Management Branch.
    • Serve as a supporting technical advisor on Funds, Travel, and Payroll Management functions to the Chief Financial Officer, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, the Director of Financial Operations, other OCFO staff, and agency officials. Provides management officials with authoritative advice, explanations, and interpretations on such.
    • Assist, and direct subordinates to assist, in the coordination of activities to support the independent financial audits of NCUA's funds and serves as the primary technical expert on matters concerning the Funds, Travel, and Payroll Management Branch.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    14

  • Job family (Series)

    0510 Accounting

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    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment

    • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
    • Suitable adjudication of background/Security Investigation is required.
    • A probationary/trial period may be required.
    • This position is telework eligible.
    • Financial Disclosure is required.

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Basic Entry 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. Your background must also include one of the following:

    1. 24 semester hours in accounting or auditing courses which may include 6 hours of business law;

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

    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, accounting, 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.

    ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: In addition to meeting the basic educational requirements above, applicants must have the following:

    You must have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in federal service. Specialized experience is experience that has 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 work of the position to be filled.

    To qualify at the CU-14 level, you must have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the CU/GS-13 level in federal service (obtained in either the public or private sectors) performing 3 of the 5 following duties:
    1. Managing transfers of funding consistent with applicable controls and policy;
    2. recording disbursement transactions for cash receipts;
    3. investing of excess cash;
    4. processing of payroll transactions;
    and/or
    5. processing employee reimbursements related to assigned programs.

    You must meet the qualifications for this position by the closing date of this announcement.

    Education

    See Qualification section

    Additional information

    SALARY: Pay will be set using NCUA's Compensation policy.

    SELECTIVE SERVICE: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. You may register or check status of your registration by visiting the Selective Service website at: http://www.sss.gov/.

    This position is not in the bargaining unit.

    NCUA IS A COMPETITIVE SERVICE AGENCY.

    NCUAuses E-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States. Learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities.

    Please Note: If you have never served a supervisory probation period in the past, you will be required to serve one in this position. Please call the contact listed on the announcement if you have questions.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    First, your application package will be reviewed for completeness (resume, completed assessment questionnaire, and supporting documentation). You will not be considered if you fail to submit all the required documents as outlined in this vacancy announcement. Second, if you have a complete application package, your RESUME will be reviewed to determine if you meet the basic qualifications and specialized experience requirements (see "Qualification and Evaluations" section). You must provide specific details in your resume as to how your experience meets the specialized experience. Third, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses to the assessment questions. The numerical rating you receive is based on your responses to the questions. If upon review it is determined that your resume and supporting documentation do not support your responses to the questions, your numerical rating may be adjusted and you may be excluded from consideration for this position.

    If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, your application will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration. To preview the application questionnaire, please click here:https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10151233 .
    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
    • Accounting
    • Financial Analysis
    • Leadership
    • Written Communication

    Background checks and security clearance

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    Required Documents

    SF-50: Current and former federal employees must submit a Notification of Personnel Action, SF-50, that indicates grade, status, tenure and the full performance level (FPL) of the position held . Please do not submit an SF-50 for a cash/time off award.

    Please Note: Current permanent NCUA employees are not required to submit a Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50). Status will be confirmed by the Agency.

    CTAP/ICTAP: Federal employees seeking CTAP/ICTAP eligibility must submit proof of their eligibility:
    Copy of agency notice;
    Most recent performance rating; and
    SF-50 noting current position, grade level and duty location.
    To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must receive an 85 or above on the rating criteria for this position. For additional information, click CTAP .

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
    1. Your Résumé listing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed.
    2. Other supporting documents:

    • Cover Letter, optional
    • College transcript(s), if qualifying based on education
    • Most recent SF-50 or Notification of Personnel Action showing you are/were in the competitive service and the highest grade or promotion potential held (if applying as a status candidate with current or former Federal Service)
    • Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable.
    • DD-214, SF-15 Form and VA letter, or certification of expected discharge or release from active duty from Veterans for consideration under Veteran hiring authorities.
    • Non-competitive appointment authority documentation, if applicable.
    • Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program Documentation, if applicable (e.g. Certification of Expected Separation, Reduction-In-Force Separation Notice, or Notice of Proposed Removal; SF-50 that documents the RIF separation action; and most recent performance appraisal.)

    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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    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

    https://www.ncua.gov/About/leadership/Pages/human-resources/summary-benefits-package.aspx

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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    How to Apply

    To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section. Click here to view a video for tips on how to apply for federal jobs.

    YOUR APPLICATION AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS ( i.e. TRANSCRIPTS, CERTIFICATIONS, etc.) MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59:59 P.M. EST ON 03/23/2018 TO RECEIVE CONSIDERATION.

    • To begin, click Apply Online to access an online application. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account or you may need to create a new account.
    • You will be taken to an online application. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation, and submit the application.
    • You will receive an email notification when your application has been received for the announcement.
    • To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the More Information link for this position. The Application Status page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and your responses submitted to the online application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
    YOUR RESUME MUST provide specific details as to how your experience meets the specialized experience as described in the vacancy announcement. Please ensure that your resume includes the month and year that you began and ended for each position held or that position may not be credited toward meeting the specialized experience requirement. Full-time employment will be assumed unless otherwise stated on your resume. Part-time employment will be prorated in crediting experience. Failure to provide details will result in an ineligible rating.
    YOUR RESUME MUST support your responses to the online questionnaire. Failure to provide support may result in a lower rating and/or you may be excluded from consideration. Your latest resume submitted for this vacancy announcement will be used to determine qualifications and supersedes previous submissions.
    The preferred method to apply is online. If an alternate method is needed, please click on the following link for detailed instructions: Alternate Application Method

    Agency contact information

    Marisa Martineau

    Address

    National Credit Union Administration
    1775 Duke Street
    Alexandria, VA 22314
    US
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    Next steps

    Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated. You will receive another notification about the status of your application.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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A reasonable accommodation is any change in the workplace or the way things are customarily done that provides an equal employment opportunity to an individual with a disability. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) must provide reasonable accommodations:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/493501500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.