ACCOUNTANT
Department of the Air Force - Beale AFB, CA

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The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win …in air, space and cyberspace.

To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.

WHO MAY APPLY: Click here for more information. You MUST have one or more identified eligibilities in order to be considered. **Air Force is not responsible for erroneous eligibilities you list or fail to list**

Air Force Employee (Current Permanent Competitive Service Career/Career-Conditional Employee and Current Permanent AF DCIPS Employees with Reinstatement Rights to the Competitive Service)
    KEY REQUIREMENTS
  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid

DUTIES: Back to top · The primary purpose of this position is to provide professional accounting and financial management oversight and financial analysis to Air Force (AF) Services commanders, managers, the comptroller, and the wing commander.
· Performs non-appropriated fund (NAF) financial oversight for the installation financial manager (FM) including professional accounting and audit reviews of AF Services financial programs; prepares a variety of reports and related documents.
· Develops and conducts local internal control reviews (ICRs) of Services NAF activities; conducts higher headquarters developed management control reviews (MCRs); and performs a variety of other oversight tasks related to financial planning and administration of accounting systems covering operations and expenses of supported Services activities.
· Tests and monitors cash controls to ensure they are functioning properly and coordinates annual impartial inventories. Reviews cash controls and conducts surprise cash counts in Services installation activities. Verifies activity managers have performed required cash counts.
· Reviews NAF and APF budgets of all supported Services activities/programs, such as bowling center; child development center; athletic and youth programs; lodging; and officers, collocated, and enlisted clubs.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Back to top In order to qualify, you must meet the education and/or experience requirements described below. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

A. 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.

OR

B. 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; or
· 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; (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

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : One year of specialized experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. To be creditable, the specialized experience must have been at the GS-09 grade level or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service. Examples of creditable specialized experience include professional, comprehensive knowledge of and skill in applying accounting theories, practices, methods, and techniques and auditing to independently analyze accounting systems and to modify and adapt conventional accounting and analytical techniques to perform a variety of assignments, solve problems, and to advise managers on accounting and financial matters.

OR,

EDUCATION : Three years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree, or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. This education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university.

OR,

COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE : Equivalent combinations of successfully completed graduate education and experience may be used to meet total experience requirements. Only graduate education in excess of the amount required for the next lower grade level may be used to qualify.

**To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:

http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/#url=GS-PROF

**Click on the following link to view occupational requirements for this position:

http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0500/accounting-series-0510/

Federal Time-In-Grade (TIG): Requirement for General Schedule (GS) Positions:

Applicants must have served at least 52 weeks at the GS-09 or higher grade (or equivalent in an alternate pay system) within the Federal Civil Service to be considered for referral. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks.

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 the professional principles, theories, techniques, and practices of generally accepted accounting principles and standards.

2. Knowledge of laws and regulations governing non-appropriated funds (NAF) and appropriated funds (APF) accounting procedures.

3. Knowledge of NAF, APF, and common small business practices, accounting principles and procedures such as payroll, purchases, sales, services.

4. Ability to gather, assemble, interpret, and analyze financial management information and presents it in written reports, statements, and platform briefings.

5. Ability to use computer operations, electronic communications, spreadsheet analysis, and database creation and utilization to prepare reports, schedules, and statements.

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.

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.

ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT : · Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.

Your responses to the questionnaire may be compared to the documents you submit. The documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.

Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.

BENEFITS: Back to top The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program . In addition to your take-home pay benefits currently offered to Federal employees. Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

OTHER INFORMATION: 90-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

HOW TO APPLY: Back to top To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which must include:

1. Your Resume (your latest resume will be used to determine your qualifications)
          • If you submit more than one copy of your resume, only the most recent (latest) version will be reviewed. The latest timestamp will be used to determine which version of your resume is "most recent". It is your responsibility to check the status and timestamp of all documents you submit as part of your application. I
          • f your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, you will not be considered for this vacancy.
          • F or qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and dates of employment (i.e., hours per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position.
2. A complete Occupational Questionnaire

3. Additional Required Documents (see Required Documents section below). Ensure all submitted documents contain your full name, address, phone number and last four digits of your social security number.

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Friday, May 24, 2013

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the occupational questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, click here for the required cover page. This Vacancy ID is 889062. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144 . All support documents should be uploaded to your USAJOBS account and included with your application package. Faxing documents should used as a last resort; do not fax duplicate documents.

If you cannot apply online:

1. Click the following link to view and print the questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire

2. OPM Form 1203-FX must be provided to show your responses to the occupational questionnaire. Please note: The numbering on the OPM Form 1203-FX will not match the Occupational Questionnaire in Section 25 of the OPM Form 1203-FX, which continuously numbers from number one, while the Questionnaire starts each section of questions with number one. When entering your responses please continue regardless of number sequence. This issue has been identified and will be resolved as soon as possible. Applicants are responsible for ensuring their responses are transferred accurately. Click here for the OPM Form 1203-FX
3. Fax all required documents to 1-478-757-3144 . Your OPM Form 1203-FX will be the cover page for your fax transmission.

PLEASE NOTE: It is the applicant’s responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is received, accurate and submitted by the closing date. You may verify your documents have been processed with your application package successfully by clicking here . Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan. Faxed documents take 2-3 business days to process.

Human Resources WILL NOT modify or change any answers submitted by an applicant.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: The following documents are required and must be provided by the closing date of the announcement. · Online Application (Questionnaire)
· Resume - If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, you will not be considered for this vacancy. Your resume may be submitted in any format. For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., hours per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). Resumes that do not contain this information will be marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration for this position.

If selected, you will be required to submit the following documents to substantiate your eligibility and/or qualifications. A list of required documents for all eligibilities may be located here :
· Eligibility Documentation, SF50

AGENCY CONTACT INFO: AFPC RSC
Phone: (800)525-0102
TDD: 800-382-0893
Email: CALL_ONLY_DO_NOT_EMAIL_@1800.525.0102.ORG
Agency Information:
Air Force Personnel Center
9 FSS/FSMC
17851 WARREN SINGLE RD
BEALE AFB, CA
95903-1533

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