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    Summary

    Organizational Location: This position is with the Department of Homeland Security, within U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Finance, Financial Management Division located in Washington DC.

    Local Commuting Area: The local commuting area is defined as the area surrounding the duty station by which people reasonably travel back and forth from home to work.

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    Responsibilities

    Joining the Customs and Border Protection Office of Finance will allow you to use your expertise in accounting to provide advisory and technical services to management. This position starts at a salary of $114,590 (GS-14, Step 1) to $148,967 (GS-14, Step 10). Apply for this exciting opportunity to strengthen homeland security by applying your technical experience in preparing financial statements and managing ledger operations.

    In this Accountant position, you will become a key team member of Homeland Security professionals. Typical work assignments include:

    • Acting as a senior specialist, leads or performs internal control reviews, on-site reviews or other evaluations of assigned systems to assess areas such as adequacy of safeguards, effectiveness of systems employed, reliability of information and other compliance with law and regulation.
    • Providing expert advice in a specialized area of accounting. Develops procedural manuals, methods, and directives.
    • Conducting studies for special projects to determine accounting system adequacy, identifies accounting and budgetary problems, and develops and maintains progressive fiscal management techniques and practices.
    • Responsible for short and long-range planning and development activities to address current and future requirements of assigned financial systems and/or operations and to meet established goals and objectives.

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

  • 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/504622700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.