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    Summary

    Become a part of an innovative, dynamic, nationwide organization of dedicated health care providers working to meet the individual health care needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Indian Health Service (IHS) employees are considerate in our care, creative in our approach, enthusiastic about our work and compassionate with our patients.

    Our lifestyle is adventurous, community oriented and focused on service and problem solving as part of a professional interdisciplinary team. Join us in improving the health outcomes of 2.2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives.

    This position is located in the office of Finance and Accounting, it reports directly to the Director, Division of Systems, Review and Procedures (DSRP).
    The employee serves as the systems accountant and technical authority, utilizing professional knowledge and mastery of accounting theories, concepts, principles, standards, procedures and knowledge of IHS accounting and financial feeder systems in carrying out complex assignments.

    The IHS is required by law to give absolute preference to qualified applicants who meet the Secretary of the Interior's definition of Indian for appointment to vacancies within the IHS in accordance with established IHS policy as outlined in the Indian Health Manual Part 7, Chapter 3. The IHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    This position is being re-advertised to solicit additional applications. Applicants who applied previously need not to reapply unless submitting updated and/or missing information.

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    Responsibilities

    • Supports the overall systems operating environment by working with senior DSRP and other OFA staff to provide guidance in the use of financial system modules, components, business processes and operations available within the financial systems environment.
    • Provides customer support for tickets and requests submitted by end users needing assistance with system functionality, reporting, accounting treatment, guidance on financial accounting and business process issues, financial reporting, policy, laws and regulations, etc.
    • Performs technical, functional and business process analysis for UFMS and other financial and financial feeder systems working directly with federal and contract resources to support system code changes, upgrades, patches, interfaces and system implementations.
    • Performs research and analysis to ensure transactions are being properly recorded and in compliance with the appropriate federal laws, policies, procedures and regulations. Performs systems and business process analysis to identify specific areas of risk or potential violations of internal controls, inadequate audit trails, violation of security requirements or other accounting and system regulations.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    0510 Accounting

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/485015600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.