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Accounting Technician – Houston, Texas
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System, Department of Justice
Job ID: 108175Start Date: 06/10/2019End Date: 06/24/2019
To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements:Education:
Successfully completed 4 years of education above the high school level in any field for which high school graduation or the equivalent is the normal prerequisite. This education must have been obtained in an accredited business, secretarial or technical school, junior college or university. One year of full-time academic study is defined as 30 semester hours, 45 quarter hours, or the equivalent in a college or university, or at least 20 hours of classroom instruction per week for approximately 36 weeks in a business, secretarial, or technical school.NOTE: If you are using education to qualify, you MUST provide legible transcripts to receive consideration. Transcripts must include identifying information to include School Name, Student Name, Degree and Date Awarded (if applicable). All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, Click Here. Transcripts MUST be received by the Consolidated Staffing Unit by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. (If you are selected for this position based upon your education, you will be required to provide an OFFICIAL transcript prior to your first day on duty.)For information regarding foreign education requirements, please see Foreign Diploma and Credit Recognition at the U.S. Department of Education website: Recognition of Foreign QualificationsORExperience:You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level. To be creditable, this experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular qualifications to successfully perform the duties of the position.Some examples of this qualifying experience are: Experience in performing accounting support work in an office or medical environment.
Experience in using and understanding accounting procedures related to appropriation funding, allotments, obligations and disbursements and analyzing the interrelationship of accounts that are affected by varied transactions.
Experience examining incoming transactions (vouchers, cash receipts, invoices, tax forms, etc.) to ensure that value accounting codes, signatures, prices, services, and receipts are complete and accurate.
Experience processing accounts payable and settling payment vouchers. ORCombination of Education and Experience:Have a combination of education and experience. Only education in excess of the first 60 semester hours (i.e., beyond the second year) is creditable toward meeting the specialized experience requirement. One full academic year of study (30 semester hours) beyond the second year is equivalent to 6 months of specialized experience. This experience must have equipped you with the qualifications to successfully perform the duties of this position as described above.Credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience. To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as the number of hours worked per week) spent in activities.**Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.**
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