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    Summary

    This position is located in the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO). The incumbent of this position serves as a senior accountant, utilizing a professional knowledge of accounting principles and procedures in carrying out complex assignments.

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    Responsibilities

    The following are the duties of this position at the GS-13. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.
    • Design, implement, and develop automated accounting systems; provide expert advice in specialized areas of accounting, resolve problems, and develop policies; determine accounting system adequacy; review legislation and regulation; develop regulation and guidelines for program users.
    • Develop and monitor accounting internal control program(s), identify problem areas, and develop solutions to improve operating program effectiveness. Maintain complex operating accounting systems, which includes developing systems improvements, providing solutions to program management problems. Provide advice to financial and program managers and other accountants on unusual and difficult accounting systems and/or operations problems.
    • Develop procedural manuals, methods, and directives for HUD program offices. Conduct studies for special projects. reviews, analyzes, and validates industry financial data; develop segments of surveys and systems for gathering and analyzing data; resolve accounting discrepancies in reported data.
    • Routinely devise new methods and criteria to identify trends and patterns, modify systems to accept new kinds of data, and prepare a variety of regular and special purpose reports.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    0510 Accounting

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