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    This position is in the Division of Enforcement Office of Chief Accountant located in Washington, D.C. The Division of Enforcement investigates possible violations of securities laws, recommends Commission action when appropriate, either in federal court or before an administrative law judge, and negotiates settlements.

    The Chief Accountant, under the general direction of the Co-Directors of Enforcement will oversee a nationwide approach to conducting investigations and litigation involving accounting and auditing issues and forensic accounting matters.

    Typical Duties Include:

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    • Provide guidance and supervise others who provide guidance on GAAP, GAAS and PCAOB standards, as well as forensic accounting matters in support of investigations and litigation.
    • Providing guidance on identifying relevant accounting and auditing issues to be investigated, developing case theories, and methods to gather evidence in support of case theories in litigation.
    • Play a key role in the Division's efforts regarding methods to detect improper financial reporting and disclosure and audit failures.
    • Coordinate the Division's approach to investigations and litigation by interpreting findings from the Office of Chief Accountant or other Divisional Chief Accountants.
    • Coordinate Division priorities and initiatives related to accounting and auditing issues with the PCAOB, regulatory partners and law enforcement officials.
    • Serves as an expert consultant on case theories, interpretation of evidence, and written recommendations as appropriate.
    • Perform the full range of supervisory duties, including evaluating employee performance; making recommendations for appointment and promotion; hearing and resolving complaints; and other related supervisory tasks.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0510 Accounting

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