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    A career with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) offers work that is exciting, challenging and rewarding. You can contribute to securities regulation and enforcement while making a positive difference for the American investing public. The SEC provides:

    ·        Careers that broaden and deepen your already accomplished knowledge, skills and abilities;

    ·        An environment that allows you to work and learn with the nation's experts;

    ·        Benefits, compensation and career expansion opportunities; and

    ·        A balance between your professional and family life.

    To find out more about the SEC, go to http://www.sec.gov

    The SEC offers a number of enhanced pay and benefits plus the standard Federal benefits:

    ·        Paid dental and vision insurance;

    ·        Subsidy for health insurance, which supplements your health benefits premiums by $27.45 for self-only coverage, $51.29 for self plus one, and $54.90 for family coverage;

    ·        Domestic Partner Health Insurance Reimbursement Program;

    ·        Mass transportation subsidy;

    ·        "WorkSmart" - Opportunities for flexible work schedules and expanded telework

    The Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations ("OCIE"). OCIE administers the SEC's nationwide examination and inspection program for registered self-regulatory organizations, broker-dealers, transfer agents, clearing agencies, investment companies, and investment advisers. The Compliance Inspections and Examinations program conducts inspections to foster compliance with securities laws, to detect violations, and keep the Commission informed of developments in the regulated community.

    The Staff Accountant positions are for the investment adviser and investment company examination program within the National Examination Program (the "NEP") and are located in the following regional offices:

    Chicago Regional Office

    SK-11:   $74,120 - $121,889

    SK-12:   $88,832 - $146,096

    Denver Regional Office

    SK-11:   $72,556 - $119,317

    SK-12:   $86,957 - $143,013

    Philadelphia Regional Office

    SK-11:   $72,137 - $118,628

    SK-12:   $86,455 - $142,187

    San Francisco Regional Office

    SK-11:   $80,122 - $131,760

    SK-12:   $96,025 - $157,927

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    If selected, you will join a well-respected team as a Staff Accountant that is responsible for providing accounting/examining assistance for NEP examinations of investment advisers, investment and other regulated entities.

    Typical Duties Include:

    Providing technical assistance and support in one or more of the OCIE examination program with emphasis on registered investment companies and investment advisers; providing this by:

    ·        Planning and conducting examinations;

    ·        Reviewing extensive financial statements;

    ·        Evaluating accounting systems with respect to their operations and financial condition, portfolio management and trading, advertising and marketing, personal trading and ethics, the adequacy of books and records, safeguarding of funds and securities, disclosures and reporting, conflicts of interest, and other risk areas and issues applicable to the firm's business; and

    ·        Analyzing complex derivative products, analyzing the methods used for valuing and accounting for portfolio securities, reconstructing records, analyzing cash-management systems, investigating new financial products, analyzing performance calculations, and/or analyzing risk.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Travel to examination sites may be required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

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    0510 Accounting

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/443187900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.