Job Overview


TOUGH WORK. VITAL MISSION. Challenge yourself! You have the power to help combat drug trafficking. Be a part of DEA! It's tough work, but a vital mission. Whatever your background or expertise, your work at DEA will be tremendously rewarding because it will have a daily impact on national security and the quality of life of all Americans.  

Do your career "Justice" by working with DOJ, which has been ranked in the Top 10 Best Places to Work in the Federal Government. Come and join the nation's law enforcement agency, where our most important resource is our people. The Department leads the nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. Become a member of a team where you can achieve your career goals and apply your skills and talents to our important mission. All applicants for employment with DEA must possess and maintain the highest levels of character and conduct. DEA will evaluate applicants' qualifications based on these qualities. Once a conditional offer is made, DEA will conduct a continuous evaluation of information, as it is obtained, to ensure that the prospective employees with DEA meet the agency-specific qualifications in the areas of character and conduct. To this end, the unfavorable decision in any of the areas that follow will be deemed as disqualifying: Drug Policy Requirements (as specified in this announcement), Credit History, Candor and Honesty, Work History, History with the Law, and other qualities that would detract from the integrity and efficiency of the DEA.

Position will be subject to the availability of funds



This position is located in the Office of Administration, Arlington, VA.    

  The incumbent is responsible for procedural program planning and analysis duties; formulating and providing financial reports as required; and ensures that all required information and obligation transactions are entered into the Financial System for budgetary purposes.  Identifies differences between proposed changes to operating programs and projected spending for those programs. Recommends actions to accommodate differences, Reviews and coordinates accounting documents that reflect relatively stable budget execution activities, such as obligations, payments, corrections, adjustments, receivables, apportionments, and allotments. Monitors, tracks, and reports on program obligations.  Assures that program funding data is entered into the agency's financial management system correctly.  Conducts annual year-end-closing activities, and performs reconciliation with accounting.  Independently prepares financial reports, correspondence, and fact sheets for use by officials in support of their decision-making authorities.  Prepares a variety of resource management reports covering the status of funds, expense, and obligations.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No