Job Overview


Do you desire to protect American interests and secure our Nation while building a meaningful and rewarding career? If so, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling. DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

This is a key position within the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). ICE utilizes the government's second largest cadre of law enforcement officers to ensure our nation's economic, transportation and infrastructure security. ICE enforces immigration and customs laws. Our talented and courageous workforce identifies criminal activities and eliminates vulnerabilities that pose a threat to our nation's borders.

ICE is the primary investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). With more than 19,000 employees in 400 offices around the world, ICE is a key component of the DHS layered defense approach to protecting our nation. For additional information about ICE and career opportunities go to

Who May Apply

  • All U.S. citizens
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Organizational Location: This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO), Office of Financial Management (OFM), Accounting Operations, Financial Reporting and Analysis located in Washington, D.C.

Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses will not be paid.

Note: One or more positions may be filled using this vacancy announcement.


This position is located within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO). The primary purpose is to serve as serve as an Accountant in the Office of Financial Management Division (OFM), providing accounting services that support key agency/department programs and Components within the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Office of Financial Management, Headquarters, Financial Reporting & Analysis Division. Specifically, you will:

  • Prepare monthly and yearly financial statements, reports and records by collecting, analyzing and summarizing account information, lead and complete monthly close procedures, FACTS I and FACTS II reporting, analyze revenues and expenses to ensure they are recorded appropriately;
  • Analyze the financial statements and related trial balances which includes investigating abnormals balances and analytics for discrepancies and research and reconcile all discrepancies, auditing and verifying documents and following internal controls;
  • Prepare financial statements and supporting schedules according to monthly deliverables, report on variances and assist with reviewing and approving quarterly deliverables, prepare monthly account reconciliations and assist staff with analyzing financial statements and SF 133s on a regular basis and lead year end audits and prepare financial statements, analyze and correct discrepancies, and assist in documentation and monitoring of internal controls;
  • Prepare the management of accounting systems covering operations and system changes that impact the (USSGL) general ledgers proprietary and budgetary accounts, OMB A-136 Financial Reporting Requirements, OMB A-11 Preparation, Submission and Execution of the Budget, TIER Reporting, FACTS I and II, and the SF 133; and
  • Identify and resolve a variety of financial-related issues, questions and problems related to the agency financial management program and provide analysis and advice regarding accounting programs and financial systems to management.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Work may on occasion require travel away from normal duty station.

Relocation Authorized

  • No