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Supervisory Systems Accountant (0510)

Company Name:
ClearedPath
About the Agency
Building on a Tradition of Excellence and Meeting the Challenges of the Future The Secret Service is a premier law enforcement organization with two critical national security missions: protect our nation's leaders and to conduct criminal investigations. Our team members continue a tradition of excellence - whether investigating financial crime or protecting national and visiting foreign leaders. In the Secret Service, we serve the country with duty, loyalty, justice, integrity and courage. In the Secret Service, we:
Protect the President, the Vice President, and other leaders; investigate threats against them; and safeguard their residences and other facilities
Plan and implement security designs for National Special Security Events
Investigate financial crimes including fraud, identity theft and computer-based attacks on banking or telecommunications infrastructure
Joining the Secret Service, Office of Administration, Enterprise Financial
systems
Division will allow you to use your expertise in financial systems to develop a user focused support infrastructure for the agency. Apply for this exciting opportunity to contribute to a successful and effective support infrastructure for the agency's customers and stakeholders. This Supervisory Systems
accountant
position starts at a salary of $106,263 (GS-14, step 1), with potential to $138,136 (GS-14, step 10). For more information on the Secret Service click here.
RELOCATION AUTHORIZED
No KEY REQUIREMENTS
U.S. citizenship is required. DUTIES: Back to top
The selectee will serve as Supervisory Systems Accountant in the Office of Administration, Enterprise Financial Systems Division. Typical work assignments include:
Referring to and complying with all applicable regulatory and procedural guides.
Preparing and reviewing comprehensive recommendations regarding the development and modification of branch policies and procedures to enhance operational efficiency.
Preparing performance standards, evaluates performance and reviews evaluations; advising and counseling employees; resolving work related problems and complaints; resolving formal grievances or disciplinary cases; ensuring all branch employees are fully trained.
Formulating short and long range branch and division plans, goals and objectives.
Participating in meetings with other
management
officials to discuss major program changes, reorganizations, budget projections and justification, staffing and equipment needs. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Back to top
Basic Requirements :
Degree:
accounting
; or a degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting. The 24 hours may include up to 6 hours of credit in business law. (The term "accounting" means "accounting and/or auditing" in this standard. Similarly, "accountant" should be interpreted, generally, as "accountant and/or auditor.") OR
Combination of education and experience -- at least 4 years of experience in accounting, or an equivalent combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge. The applicant's background must also include one of the following:
Twenty-four semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to 6 hours of business law;
A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; or
Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in accounting or auditing, e.g., 15 semester hours, but that does not fully satisfy the 24-semester-hour requirement of paragraph A, provided that (a) the applicant has successfully worked at the full-performance level in accounting, auditing, or a related field, e.g., valuation engineering or financial institution examining; (b) a panel of at least two higher level professional accountants or auditors has determined that the applicant has demonstrated a good knowledge of accounting and of related and underlying fields that equals in breadth, depth, currency, and level of advancement that which is normally associated with successful completion of the 4-year course of study described in paragraph A; and (c) except for literal nonconformance to the requirement of 24 semester hours in accounting, the applicant's education, training, and experience fully meet the specified requirements. AND
You qualify for the GS-14 level (starting salary $106,263) if you possess one year of specialized experience at the GS-13 level performing duties such as: reviewing, evaluating and recommending improvements for accounting, reporting and operations; conducting analysis, modifications and implementing a financial management system; defining accounting system needs and requirements; evaluating various factors such as costs, equipment's, capabilities, manpower needs and organizational impact; writing user guides, reports and training materials; providing customer support
services
; and training employees and systems users.
Qualifications Must Be Met: The qualification requirements listed above must be met by the closing date of this announcement.
Conditions of Employment If selected for this position, you will be required to:
Obtain and maintain a top secret clearance. Completion of a single scope background investigation is required before appointment.
Submit to a drug test prior to your appointment and random drug testing while you occupy the position.
Certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so, if you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959. NOTE: The person selected for this position may be subject to a one-year probationary period for supervisors/managers. HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will be rated on the extent and quality of your experience, education and training relevant to the duties of the position. If you meet the minimum qualifications, a score will automatically be calculated based on your answers to the vacancy specific questions to place you in one of three categories. All answers provided in the online process must be substantiated by your resume. Upon review, your resume and/or supporting documents need to support your answer choices and reflect the one year of specialized experience requirement, in order to be considered and deemed eligible. The competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform this job are:
Knowledge of the theory, concepts, principles and
practices
of accounting and financial management systems.
Ability to develop, motivate and manage a diverse staff of professional, technical and administrative personnel.
Ability to direct, plan, organize and carry out tasks and activities for an enterprise financial systems division.
Skill necessary to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with all levels of employees both within and outside of the organization. If you meet the minimum qualifications, you will be placed in one of the following categories: 1. Best Qualified: Applicants possessing a background that demonstrates a superior level of all evaluation criteria. 2. Well-Qualified: Applicants possessing a background that demonstrates a satisfactory level of the evaluation criteria. 3. Qualified: Applicants possessing the basic qualifications, with general knowledge, skills, and abilities. If you are best qualified, you may be referred to the hiring
manager
for consideration and may be called for an interview.
Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligibles: If you have never worked for the Federal government, you are not CTAP/ICTAP eligible. Information about ICTAP or CTAP eligibility can be found by clicking here to access OPM's Career Transition Resources website. To be considered well qualified under CTAP/ ICTAP, you must be placed in the Well-Qualified category for this position, as described above. In addition, you must submit the supporting documents listed under the required documents section of this announcement.
Veterans: Veterans with 5-point preference who meet the eligibility and qualification requirements are placed above non-preference eligibles within the category in which they qualify. Veterans who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10% are listed in the best qualified category, except when the position being filled is scientific, professional at the GS-09 grade level, or higher. This position is considered scientific/professional. For information on veterans' preference, please click here.
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OTHER INFORMATION: Relocation expenses will not be authorized.

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