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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Accountant

Department:Department Of Justice

Agency:Office of Justice Programs

Hiring Organization: Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO)

Job Announcement Number:JP-14-112

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$52,146.00 to $116,901.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Thursday, July 3, 2014 to Monday, July 14, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0510-09/13

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent - No time limit

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

13

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Not Applicable

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

This position is located in the Finance and Accounting Division, Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Office of Justice Programs. The incumbent performs professional accounting duties, which include analysis of financial reports; recording transaction data for the automated financial management information system; review and reconciliation of accounting data; and compilation/production of audited financial statements.

You are eligible to apply under merit promotion procedures as a status candidate if you meet one of the following criteria:
- Current Federal employees with career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service.
- Former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility based on previous career or career-conditional appointments in the competitive service.
- Career or career-conditional employees in the excepted service that is under an OPM approved Interchange Agreement.
- Displaced Federal employees requesting special priority selection consideration under the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP).
- Veterans who have Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) eligibility. (You are eligible for this appointing authority if you are a veteran who substantially completed 3 or more years of active service AND you have been separated under honorable conditions OR a preference eligible as defined in title 5 U.S.C. 2108 (3)). Additional information on VEOA eligibility and veterans' preference eligibility is available in the Vet Guide that can be found at http://www.opm.gov/veterans/html/vetguide.asp
- Individuals with disabilities - For more information and proof required see http://www.opm.gov/disability/PeopleWithDisabilities.asp
- Returning Peace Corp Volunteer, etc. (with appropriate documentation)



Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on https://www.avuecentral.com/casting/aiportal/control/toVacancy?referenceCode=UTLAD.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Not Required

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • U.S. Citizenship required.
  • Subject to background/suitability investigation/determination.
  • This position is included in the bargaining unit.


DUTIES:

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(The duties described reflect the full performance level of this position)

Validates a variety of accounting data that is entered into schedules and accounts. Analyzes and reconciles accounts and prepares balance sheets. Makes adjustments as required. Analyzes cost accounting reports, status of fund reports, and other financial reports for the preparation of summary statements and reports and proposes solutions and alternatives to problem areas.

Examines, interprets, and records accounting data, records, and reports pertaining to multiple accounts within one or more accounting systems or subsystems.

Administers, controls, evaluates, and reviews financial activity relative to appropriated fund accounts designated for allotment fund control, reconciliation of the general ledger balances to source documents, internal and external reporting, preparation of annual financial statements, and monthly transmission of the trial balance.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Time-in-grade requirements must be met by the close of this announcement.


Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualification Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions and is available at OPM's website: https://www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/indexes/num-ndx.asp

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html. All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly.


Click here to see the full Qualifications Statement.


A copy of college official college transcripts must be attached to your application for proof of education. Education must be by an accredited by an accrediting instution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html

Performs other duties as assigned.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

You will be rated based on your qualifications for this position as evidenced by the education, experience and training you report relative to this position which shows that you possess the knowledges, skills and abilities required. Paid or unpaid experience will be considered.


BENEFITS:

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You can review our benefits at: https://www.avuecentral.com/casting/aiportal/control/viewVacancyStatement?referenceCode=UTLAD&statement=BENEFITS

Moving expenses are not authorized.

Explore major benefits offered to most Federal employees at the Office of Personnel Management's website at: http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc
OJP has partnered with Vida Fitness Center for your physical fitness needs. OJP also offers fitness centers at various DOJ locations. OJP offers credit union services & a health unit with on-site nurse for your use & convenience.
Transit Benefits to defray your commuting cost are offered through the Employee Transit Benefit Program which allows eligible employees to receive up to $125 per month tax-free.
Service Credit for Non-Federal Experience: The Federal Workforce Flexibility Acts allows credit for previous military/private sector experience directly related to the position for which hired. This non-Federal experience may be counted as service time for annual leave accrual purposes upon appointment.

This position is eligible to telework.



OTHER INFORMATION:

This vacancy announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies that may occur within 90 days of the closing date. How to Apply: The primary method of applying for this vacancy is online via the Internet at www.avuedigitalservices.com/xxx/applicant.html. If you do not have access to the Internet, you are strongly encouraged to visit your library, state employment commission, or a commercial establishment that provides Internet access to apply online. No other form of application will be accepted. Applicants submitting proof documents can electronically attach them, or scan and attach them, to the employment application. Applications and supporting documents must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration. Since this is an on-line application process, faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted. The primary method of applying for this vacancy is online via the Internet at www.avuedigitalservices.com/OJP/applicant.html. If you do not have access to the Internet, you are strongly encouraged to visit your library, state employment commission, or a commercial establishment that provides Internet access to apply online. If you are unable to apply online, you may call the contact phone number listed on this announcement.

Recruitment methods and selection procedures will be based solely on merit after fair and open competition, and will be made without regard to political, religious, or labor organization affiliation or non-affiliation, marital status, race, color, sex, national origin, non-disqualifying disability, sexual orientation, or age.

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring rea


HOW TO APPLY:

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Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on https://www.avuecentral.com/casting/aiportal/control/toVacancy?referenceCode=UTLAD.

If you are unable to apply online, you may contact the employing office for alternate application procedures. Please call email the Avue Help Desk at JoeAvue@avuetech.com.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION:

You must attach copy of your SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action), showing 'Tenure' and 'Position Occupied' (if applying under Merit Promotion/Status Announcements) and a copy of your most recent Performance Appraisal (dated within the last 18 months or a separate statement explaining why you are unable to submit your appraisal.

ALL SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION should be submitted with your Avue application. If you have difficulty with the application or require assistance attaching documentation, please contact Avue through the 'Live Chat' or by eMail to: JoeAvue@avuetech.com

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Avue Help Desk
Email: joeavue@avuetech.com
Agency Information:
Department of Justice / Office of Justice Programs (OJP)
810 7Th Street NW
Washington, Dist of Columbia
20531
US

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:


Applicants will automatically receive email acknowledgement of receipt of their online application.


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Job Announcement Number:

JP-14-112

Control Number:

374625200