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Job Title:Accounting Technician

Agency:National Credit Union Administration

Job Announcement Number:OEI-13-DEU-868348

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$44,157.00 to $73,595.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, March 29, 2013 to Friday, April 12, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

CU-0525-08

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

09

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Alexandria, VA United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

U.S. Citizens This position is also being advertised under vacancy announcement OEI-13-MP-866938 for all current and former federal employees with competitive status, reinstatement eligibles, Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) eligibles, Veterans (VEOA, VRA and 30% Disabled), and special non-competitive appointment eligibles (e.g., Persons with Disabilities, Certain Military Spouses, Peace Corps and Vista Volunteers, etc.).

JOB SUMMARY:

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"The Partnership for Public Service Best Places to Work rankings for 2012 rank NCUA as 6th out of 22 comparably sized agencies."

 

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.

This position is located in the Office of Examination and Insurance, Central Liquidity Facility (CLF), National Credit Union Administration. The incumbent provides technical and administrative support to the Supervisory Financial Analyst (CLF Senior Loan Officer) in the areas of accounting systems and financial information.

 

 

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Suitable adjudication of background/Security Investigation is required.
  • Relocation expenses are not authorized.
  • A probationary period may be required.
  • This is a bargaining unit position.

DUTIES:

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As an Accounting Technician you will:

Make daily cash investments using FedInvest system, monitors investment accounts for periodic interest payments, timely deposits new member cash deposits.

Maintain books, ledgers, journals, and other related accounting documents and files.

Perform balance sheet analysis using spreadsheets to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the monthly financial statements. Assist with monthly, interim and annual financial reporting process.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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You must have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the 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 for CU-08: You must have one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the CU-07 level in the federal or private sector. Specialized experience is defined as experience providing accounting technical assistance, responding to inquiries from internal or external customers and two or more of the following: reconciling general ledger entries; researching accounting discrepancies; extracting financial data; posting daily and monthly vouchers.


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

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

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.  If you meet the qualification requirements, your application will be placed in one of three categories:  Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified.  Within these categories, applicants eligible for veterans' preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. 

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

1. Knowledge of accounting regulations, practices, policies, and procedures.

2. Oral communication skills.

3. Ability to utilize automated accounting systems.

4. Ability to reconcile and analyze financial records.

 

Do not overstate or understate your level of experience and capability.  You should be aware that your ratings are subject to evaluation and verification.


BENEFITS:

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NCUA participates in all Federal Benefits programs including but not limited to: Leave, Health Benefits, Agency Subsidized NCUA Savings Plan, Life Insurance, Retirement Benefits, Long Term Care and Flexible Spending Account.

 

Explore the major benefits offered to federal employees at https://www.opm.gov/insure.



OTHER INFORMATION:

SALARY: Pay will be set using NCUA's Compensation policy. The salary range shown is NCUA's Local Pay Rate (LPR) which includes a locality rate of 24.87 percent for the Alexandria, VA geographical area. NCUA IS A COMPETITIVE SERVICE AGENCY.

HOW TO APPLY:

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YOUR APPLICATION AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59:59 P.M. EST ON THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.

To apply for this position, click the "Apply Online" button and follow the prompts to create or log in to your USAJOBS account.
1. Submit your resume.
2. Complete the online questionnaire
3. Submit all required documents (see required documents section).

4. Click the "Submit My Answers" button at the end of the process.

YOUR RESUME MUST provide specific details as to how your experience meets the qualifications requirements and supports your responses to the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure that your resume includes the month, year, and hours worked per week for each position held. Failure to provide details may result in a lower or ineligible rating.

NOTE: To return to a previously saved or incomplete application you may use the following link: https://applicationmanager.gov/

To Fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID: 868348. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot apply online:

1. Click the following link to view and print the assessment questionnaire  View Occupational Questionnaire, and
2. Print the 1203FX form to provide your responses to the questionnaire http://www.opm.gov/Forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203FX.pdf and
3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144. Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.

 

You will not be considered for this position if you fail to submit all of the above documents.  Please put your name and vacancy identification 868348 on all documents.

 

If you experience technical issues with completing your online application, please email the Application Manager Help Desk at:  ApplicationManagerHelpDesk@opm.gov. At any time during the application process, you may verify through http://Applicationmanager.gov the status of your application package to include whether documents uploaded or faxed

have been received.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

(1) VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTS (if claiming veteran's preference):

  • For 5-Point Preference: DD 214 (Member 4 Copy is preferred) or if you are currently active duty: an official statement of service from your command.
  • For 10-Point Preference: DD-214 (Member 4 Copy is preferred), VA letter and SF-15 for 10-Point preference.

** Please note-- military documentation must provide your character of service upon discharge**

(2) ICTAP/CTAP: 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.

 

PLEASE NOTE: You have three options for submitting your documentation: (1) you can upload documents from your USAJOBS account; (2) upload documents from your personal computer; (3) or fax documents. Please follow the system prompts to submit your documents. Not all documents will apply to you, and you only need to submit those that are applicable to your situation. Each document must be uploaded separately.

 

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Lisa Bazemore
Phone: (703)518-6578
Email: MBAZEMORE@NCUA.GOV
Agency Information:
National Credit Union Administration
1775 Duke Street
Third Floor
Alexandria, VA
22314

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

You will receive an email that your resume has been received from the USAJOBS website. You can check the status of your application by logging back into your USAJOBS account.

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Job Announcement Number:

OEI-13-DEU-868348

Control Number:

340824500