Job Overview


Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 1030927

Our Mission: To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise – “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities and leadership positions at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the Nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to

Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. Contact the Agency Contact on the last page of the JOA for information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator.

The Eastern Colorado Health Care System (ECHCS) operates an integrated and complex system of veterans health care for eligible veterans across Eastern Colorado with community based clinics in Aurora, Lakewood, Colorado Springs, Pueblo, Alamosa, La Junta, and Lamar.


Incumbent will:

  • Plan, establish and maintain a commercial-type double entry accounting system covering several appropriations, revolving funds, general post funds, personal funds of patients, research, grants and construction appropriations, the overall budget is over $580,000,000.
  • Maintain appropriate daily transactions and updating records, computer-generated hard copy listing, subsidiary journals, operating ledger accounts and fund control points. VA currently uses the Federal Management System (FMS), which is designed to integrate with IFCAP (Integrated Funds Distribution Control Point Activity, Accounting and Procurement).
  • Develop and maintain such controls as may be necessary to assure that Accounting records accurately reflect the financial condition of ECHCS.
  • In the absence of the supervisor incumbent gives advice or instruction to employees on technical and administrative matters, participates in the training of new accounting employees and the cross-training of employees.
  • Serve as technical accounting advisor to the Financial Manager, Assistant Financial Manager, Chief Accountant and station management; including advising of proper procedures to be followed when procedures have not been disseminated or have to be developed locally to meet station needs. Is often called upon to attend meetings related to financial matters and inter-service relations.
  • Work Schedule: 8am - 4:30pm

    A relocation incentive MAY be authorized to a highly qualified candidate.

    Travel Required

    • Not Required

    Relocation Authorized

    • Yes
    • A relocation incentive MAY be authorized to a highly qualified candidate.