Job Overview


Why is it Great to Work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons?

Do your career justice and consider a career with the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP). In addition to being regarded as a family and career-oriented agency, the BOP offers a broad range of exciting career opportunities in a work environment that promotes integrity, diversity, and professional development. With over 38,000 highly motivated individuals, the Federal Bureau of Prisons is one of the most unique agencies in the United States Department of Justice where each employee's day-to-day performance makes a difference.

Will the Federal Bureau of Prisons Pay for me to Move?

Reimbursement IS NOT authorized for travel and transportation for this position.


This position is located in the Administration Division, Finance Branch, Accounting Operations Section, and is under the general supervision of the Supervisory Financial Program Specialist. The Financial Specialist serves as an authorized Certifying Officer for the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) with primary responsibility for approving and certifying for payment, all vendor payments processed for the Accounting Operations Section’s National Programs, Central Office. Payments are often complex and include disbursements against major contracts or interagency/reimbursable agreements.