Job Overview


What exciting career opportunities await you at CDC?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the agency Americans trust with their lives. As a global leader in public health, CDC is the nation’s premier health promotion, prevention, and preparedness agency. Whether we are protecting the American people from public health threats, researching emerging diseases, or mobilizing public health programs with our domestic and international partners, we rely on our employees to make a real difference in the health and well-being of people here and around the world.

PHS Commissioned Corps Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps may apply online to this announcement. Candidates will be referred to (CC) personnel and not as candidates for conversion to a permanent career or career-conditional appointment.

This position is located in Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Office of Director (OD), Office of the Chief Operating Officer (OCOO), Office of Chief Financial Officer (OCFO), Accounting Branch (AB) Atlanta, GA.

Additional selections may be made within the same geographical location.

CDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


As a Lead Accountant you will:

  • Provide professional accounting advice to upper management relative to the promulgation of agency wide financial management policies.
  • Evaluate existing accounting functions, inter agency liaison and training as they apply to the Team's areas of responsibility.
  • Lead the team in identifying, distributing and balancing workload and tasks among employees in accordance with established work flow, skill level and/or organizational specialization.
  • Monitor and report on the status and progress of work, checking on work process and reviewing completed work.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No