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    The ideal candidate will have experience reviewing financial data for accuracy, integrity and compliance, providing exceptional customer support and experience leading a team.  This position starts at a salary of $122,530 (GS-14). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Office of Chief Financial Officer team within FEMA.

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    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is calling on those who want to help protect American interests and secure our Nation. DHS Components work collectively to prevent terrorism; secure borders and our transportation systems; protect the President and other dignitaries; enforce and administer immigration laws; safeguard cyberspace; and ensure resilience to disasters. We achieve these vital missions through a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.

    When disaster strikes, America looks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. FEMA prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce. Please visit www.fema.gov for additional information.

    EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.

    In this position, you will serves as a knowledgeable resource on generally accepted accounting concepts and principles, including financial reporting, internal controls, accounting operations, budget procedures, formal reviews, system(s) relationships with financial management, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).  Understands and applies basic techniques of financial management, economic analysis, management controls, audit systems, and program evaluation.  This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO), Financial Management Division, Risk Management and Compliance Branch.  

    Typical assignments include: 

    • Performing a variety of technical accounting assignments related to the application of accounting and internal control principles, procedures, and techniques.
    • Establishing, documenting, and administering the internal control program, including the processes to coordinate and execute the internal control activities, assessments, and assurances. 
    • Communicating, coordinating, and facilitating activities and solutions across a wide range of stakeholders with different perspectives, objectives, and levels of cooperation.  Influences and persuades diverse stakeholders to reach a consensus and execute toward the agreed upon goals.
    • Implementing and coordinating a variety of accounting reporting, policy, and audit related activities.  Provides advice and/or assistance to managers.  Takes or recommends actions to achieve organizational objectives and recommends future program objectives and improvements. 

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/613896500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.