Accounting Technician

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The primary purpose of this position is to ensure that the functional work area complies with legal and regulatory requirements and meets customer needs
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Plans, organizes, and directs the activities ensuring that the functional work area complies with legal and regulatory requirements and meets customer needs
Researches, interprets, analyzes and applies guidelines, policies, regulations, manuals, etc., pertaining to fiscal accounting
Establishes, develops, and maintains effective working relationships with unit activities
Evaluates reports by analyzing facts and performing appropriate research and prepares detailed responses
Travel Required
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Supervisory status
Promotion Potential
Job family (Series)
0525 Accounting Technician
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.
U.S. Citizenship is required
Must be registered for Selective Service, see Legal and Regulatory Guidance
Total salary varies depending on location of position
PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
Recruitment incentives may be authorized
This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
Position may be subject to random drug testing
Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays
Shift work and emergency overtime may be required
Employee must maintain current certifications
Disclosure of Political Appointments
Per National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of fiscal year (FY) 2017. Section 1111 modifies 5 United States Code (U.S.C) 3326; Veterans who are retiring within 180 days of appointment effective date may require a 180 waiver package.
Position may require an appropriate security clearance
Specialized experience:
GS-05: At least 3 years, 1 year of which was equivalent to at least GS-4 General Experience, OR a 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree, OR a combination of education and general experience.
GS-06: 1 year of experience equivalent to the GS-05 grade level, which includes performing assignments designed to develop applicable skills and techniques to include increasing technical accuracy of all time, leave and pay coding, and computations.
GS-07: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-06 grade level, which includes knowledge complex, nonstandard accounting transactions in the control and review of travel and transportation funds and accounts for different organizations.
GS-08: 1 year of experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade level, utilizes experienced judgment and conducts extensive research to review and process a wide variety of nonstandard transactions for multiple accounts. Reviews documents to verify accounting data and mathematical accuracy. Determines necessary accounting transactions and codes.
GS-09: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-08 grade level, verification of accuracy and completeness of accounting data, prepares required forms and enters data within an established time frame into a system which reflects commonly used class of accounts
GS-10: 1 year of experience equivalent to the GS-09 grade level, which Planning, organizing, and directing efforts typically comply with higher headquarters guidance and achieve organization and customer needs.
Group Coverage Qualification Standards - Clerical and Administrative Support Positions:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1. Knowledge of commonly used accounting methods, practices, procedures, regulations, policies, and processes.
2. Knowledge of Nonappropriated fund accounting methods, procedures, and techniques including knowledge of automated accounting systems used in maintaining and analyzing all classes of accounts in an accounting system encompassing a number of diversified activities.
3. Knowledge of safety and security regulations, practices, and procedures.
4. Skill in gathering, assembling, and analyzing sources of factual information, such as that found in accounting reports, payroll records, work reports, or inventory and supply data.
5. Skill in preparing written forms, schedules, and reports related to the obligation and expenditures of funds
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
This Public Notice is to gather applications which may or may not result in a referral or selection.
This Public Notice may be used to fill positions in other equivalent pay systems (i.e., NH, NJ, NK).
ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.

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