Job Overview


Reclamation is a contemporary water management agency. Reclamation is best known for Hoover Dam on the Colorado River, Grand Coulee Dam on the Columbia River, Shasta Dam on the Sacramento River, and Folsom Dam on the American River. Today we are the largest wholesaler of water in the country and the second largest producer of hydroelectric power in the western United States. Visit:

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Want to work for a contemporary water management agency whose mission is to assist in meeting the increasing water demands of the West while protecting the environment and the public's investment? Join the staff of the Bureau of Reclamation as an Supervisory Accountant.

This position is located with the Bureau of Reclamation, Mid-Pacific Region, Division of Financial Management Accounting Branch located in Sacramento, CA.  For more information on the Sacramento area visit:

Additional vacancies may be filled from this vacancy announcement.


Serves as a Senior Accountant and assistant to the Accounting Branch Manager within the Accounting Services Branch.  Shares fully in all aspects of the day-to-day management of the full range of finance and accounting functions in support of Region programs and activities. 

-Incumbent will be responsible for coordinating a wide range of professional accounting assignments in support of the Region’s financial management program.

-Serves as operating accounts Senior Accountant responsible for the reliability and integrity of fund utilization data, such as obligations, accounts payable, and disbursements, for the full range of the Region’s programs and activities.

-Performs the full range of supervisory duties for accountants and financial technicians with direct responsibility for the regional fund utilization, travel program, collections officer reviews, concessionaire reviews, audit oversight and accrual processes.

-Provides program and technical leadership to technical teams on complex program assignments that includes cost accounting, revenue management, and operating accounts.

-Represents the organization in recurring and special meetings and conferences with Region staff, water and power customers, other government agencies, businesses, contractors, special interest groups, and members of the general public.