Job Overview

Summary

About the Agency

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.

In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 3307, a maximum entry age of 36 has been established for initial appointment to a position in a Bureau of Prisons institution.  If you are above the maximum entry age and have prior federal law enforcement coverage, you MUST submit an SF-50 to verify prior coverage.

Qualified Preference Eligible Veterans may be exempt from meeting the maximum age of 37.  Please refer to the Required Documents Section for the appropriate documentation to submit to validate veteran eligibility.

Duties

Supervises and directs the maintenance of all corporation type accounting records for the UNICOR Factory and assists the Business Manager in maintaining records. The record include a complete set of accounts consisting of real accounts, nominal accounts, statistical accounts, and various construction and vocational accounts which are subject to budgetary limitations.

Responsible for the maintenance of the double entry accounting cycle which consists of the following essential operations: posting, journalizing, taking trial balances, determining necessary end of period adjustments, reconciliations, preparation of worksheets, adjust and closing the books, taking pre and post-closing trial balances, preparing the accounting statements, and statement analysis.

Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staff correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Travel may be required for training and/or work related issues.

Relocation Authorized

  • No