Job Overview


 Pentagon Force Protection Agency (PFPA)

Office of the Chief of Staff

Financial Management Division

Mission Statement

The mission of the Pentagon Force Protection Agency (PFPA) is to provide force protection, security, and law enforcement, as required for the people, facilities, infrastructure and other resources at the Pentagon Reservation and Department of Defense (DoD) activities and DoD-leased facilities not under the jurisdiction of a Military Department within the National Capital Region (NCR) (hereinafter referred to as "the Pentagon Facilities").  This includes addressing the full spectrum of potential threats through robust prevention, preparedness, detection, and response measures.  PFPA uses an integrated approach to perform its critical mission, bringing together functions such as chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear detection and response, law enforcement, physical security, anti-terrorism/force protection, and surveillance detection.  PFPA operates in an environment that requires close coordination between multiple local, state and Federal agencies. For additional information regarding PFPA please visit the website at

WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: This announcement is open to: FOR DEU: All U.S Citizens; FOR MERIT: Current or Former Permanent Civil Service Federal Employees; Displaced employees (Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan - ICTAP eligible) within the Local Commuting Area; and individuals eligible for the following Special Appointing Authorities approved by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM): Veterans with a disability rating of 30% or more, Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) Eligible Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. (Click on the links for more information regarding eligibility for these special appointment authorities: or


Time and Grade Eligibility: Applicants must meet eligibility requirements including time-in-grade (Merit Promotion procedures), time-after-competitive appointment, minimum qualifications, and any other regulatory requirements by the cutoff/closing date of the announcement.


As a Supervisory Accountant you will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Analyze accounting systems and use analytical techniques to solve a variety of accounting problems.
  • Design new and changing systems and program environments due to new laws, regulations, and standards.
  • Plan, analyze, and determine cost benefit relationships.
  • Resolve issues where governing laws and regulations are highly interpretive and/or precedents are non-existent, obscure, or conflicting.
  • Develop and apply unique or extensive probing and analysis techniques and methods.
  • Serve as the accounting expert for multiple appropriations to include revolving and working capital funds.
  • Develop policies with respect to financing program operations, determining accounting system adequacy, and qualifying cooperating businesses and other aspects of the program.
  • Provide senior level agency coordination of accounting issues such as the appropriate accounting to treat different agency business lines as if they were corporate subsidiaries.
  • Routinely develop specific objectives and devises new methods, techniques, and criteria.
  • Provide analysis and advice regarding accounting programs, financial systems, or public and private sector businesses.
  • Evaluate work performance of subordinates, gives advice, counsel or instruct employees on both work and administrative matters.