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Department of Defense - Washington, DC

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As a member of the United States Intelligence Community, the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) is a Department of Defense combat support agency. With over 12,000 military and civilian employees worldwide, DIA is a major producer and manager of foreign military intelligence. We provide military intelligence to warfighters, defense planners, and defense and national security policymakers in the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community in support of U.S. military planning and operations and weapon systems acquisition. We invite you to learn how you can become a valued member of the DIA team.

We are committed to:
Service to our country, our community, and our fellow citizens.

Dedication, strength, and urgency of purpose to provide for our nation's defense.

Customer-Focus in the products and services we provide.

Integrity and accountability in all of our actions and activities.

Commitment to inquiry, truth, and continuous learning.

Creativity and innovation in solving problems, discovering facts, and creating knowledge.

Teamwork through internal and external partnerships.

Leadership at all levels within Defense Intelligence and the Intelligence Community.


  • U.S. Citizenship - Drug Test - Security Investigation

Descriptions of duties below are general in nature. Specific responsibilities listed may not apply to positions under job category. Additional information on position details will be provided if selected for an interview.

Participates in the preparation and submission of audited financial statements and reports; records accounting transactions for all phases of the budget execution cycle; makes accurate and legal payments in accordance with the Prompt Payment Act; and maintains accurate accounts, ledgers, journals and journal vouchers. Performs accounting work involving accurate disclosure of current and future cost of operating and investment decisions and provides timely information required for efficient management of program, to include: analysis of Agency balance sheets; deposit and disbursement transactions; inventory valuation; property, plant and equipment; timekeeping; payroll; and bad debts. Uses automated accounting system(s) and computer-generated products in accomplishing accounting assignments.

Applies basic budgetary and financial concepts, principles, laws, and processes to budget examination and performance measurements. Reviews the accuracy and consistency of estimates, obligations, expenditures, and revenues. Researches, compiles, and summarizes all data needed for the formulation of budget estimates. Formulates, tracks, and revises the annual budget estimate. Monitors and tracks obligations and expenditures throughout the execution phase of the annual operating budget. Verifies that obligations and expenditures occur on a timely basis in accordance with the annual work plan, and ensures regulatory controls are within amounts programmed. Assists in the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial metrics reports and financial statements with appropriate guidance and support.

Participates in specialized portions of studies and trend analyses; tracks and prepares reports on financial operations of program(s) and determines the need for additional financial information to management for informational and financial planning purposes to enhance overall financial operations. Carries out a variety of assignments and projects supporting the planning, enhancement and operational effectiveness of the financial operations of program(s) for which responsible. Obtains, compiles and summarizes information and quantitative data to align products and processes with the financial strategic plan, mission, vision and values. Ensures integrity, propriety and accuracy of fiscal operations of programs. Examines for accuracy and adequacy documentation, citations, and data such as estimates, obligations, expenditures and reimbursements and advises management on discrepancies.

Note: If you are not selected for this opportunity, your application may be entered into the Agency’s Talent Pool for a limited period of time at DIA’s discretion. Talent Pool candidates will be considered for current or future positions that are open to external candidates (individuals who are not current DIA civilian employees) and for which the Talent Pool candidate is minimally qualified . Inclusion in the Talent Pool does not guarantee referral or selection for this or any other position at DIA.

May be required to perform duty at other operating locations.

Applications must be received by MIDNIGHT (Eastern Time) of the closing date of the announcement, unless otherwise waived prior to the vacancy announcement’s closing date. For questions, or to receive reasonable accommodations regarding the submission of your application, please contact our customer service representative at 703-907-4800 no later than 3 p.m. Eastern Time of the closing date of the vacancy announcement.

Relocation (permanent change of station) costs may not be authorized.

All DIA employees are subject to initial and aperiodic counterintelligence-scope polygraph tests.

Current Federal employees (non-DIA) must also submit a copy of the SF50, notification of personnel action, that documents their appointment to or promotion to the highest grade held.

Availability for shift work, extended hours, and travel is required for this position.

All DIA employees are subject to world-wide deployment to crisis situations and may be required to serve anywhere in the world.

DIA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will be considered regardless of political affiliation, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, personal favoritism, protected genetic information, or other non-merit factors. DIA provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, as appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the servicing Human Resources Specialist/Manager.

All employees are required to sign an agreement not to disclose, in any fashion, classified information to unauthorized persons. An agreement is also required to authorize agency pre-publication review of certain material prior to disclosure during and after employment with DIA.

If you are claiming 5-points Veterans’ preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or other documentation that supports your claim. Applicants claiming 10 points veterans’ preference must submit a DD-214 and Standard Form 15, Application for 10-Point Preference, as well as required documentation indicated on the form. Lack of supporting documentation will result in the Agency’s inability to recognize veteran status for this announcement.

Employees must participate in the DoD Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer of Pay (DD/EFT) Program, with net pay deposited directly into the employee's account of choice at his/her designated financial institution.

Positions within this agency generally satisfy NSEP service requirements for David L. Boren Scholars and fellows. Contact the National Security Education Board for further details on service requirements (HTTP: //

All applicants must be U.S. citizens and are subject to a thorough background inquiry.


1. Addresses information needs in a style that is appropriate to the audience in a way that permits the consumer to use the information
2. Provides high quality products and services
3. Uses knowledge of whole picture to bridge gaps in information and processes

You will prepare and submit your application using our on-line application at Only applications received through that web-site will be considered.

Please visit our web site, Under the "Employment" heading on our web site, you will find a listing of benefits available to DIA employees.


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