Job Overview


The National Endowment for the Arts, an independent Federal agency and the official arts organization for the United States government, supports the advancement of artistic excellence, creativity, and innovation. We are motivated by the vision of a Nation in which the arts enrich the lives of all Americans and enhance the livability of communities. If you share our vision, please consider joining us.

This position is located with the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in the Office of the Deputy Chairman for Management & Budget, Finance Division, Washington, DC.

Applications will be accepted from current NEA employees serving on permanent competitive service appointments (Career and/or Career-Conditional).

This is a great opportunity to join a mission-driven organization with a generous benefits package; paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, health and life insurance, and excellent retirement package.

Visit our website at  for more information about the NEA.


As the Accountant you will be responsible for the following tasks:

·        Obligate documents that may include grants, cooperative agreements, travel, transportation, supplies, training, printing, charge cards transactions, each according to its specific requirements.  Verify that appropriate approval is granted, and the funding and coding is valid.

·        Prepare invoices for payment in the Oracle Delphi system, each type of document according to its specific requirements; ensure that obligations are matched and coding is appropriate; approvals are received and funding is available before submitting to Certifying Officer.

·        Assist Director in the issuing of travel charge cards, overseeing cardholder activity, maintaining records and preparing calendar year reporting.

·        Ensure that all payments made have been “Treasury Confirmed” in Delphi.  Research Treasury’s canceled payments, contacts payee for corrected bank information, ensure that system and all related parties are properly updated “recertified payments” are made.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No