Accountant Job in Arlington, Virginia – Department of Justice



The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Justice. The opening is for an Accountant in Arlington, Virginia Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Accountant – Arlington, Virginia
U.S. Marshals Service, Department of Justice
Job ID: 385822
Start Date: 01/06/2021
End Date: 01/15/2021

Qualification Summary
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: To be considered minimally qualified for this position, you must demonstrate that you have the required specialized experience for the respective grade level(s) in which you are applying: GS-09 You must meet the Basic Requirement through one of the methods described below. Degree: Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor’s or higher degree in accounting, or 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. (You must submit academic transcripts.) 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.Your background must also include one of the following: 1. 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 2. A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination. 3. 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. (You must support this experience in your resume, submit academic transcripts, and/or documentation of certification.) AND In addition to meeting the Basic Requirement, you must have Specialized Experience and/or directly related Education as described below. Specialized Experience: You must have at least one year (12 months) of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service performing the following duties: Reviewing data in reports or other documents to identify abnormal trends or balances; Preparing internal and external financial reports; Experience working to identify and resolve financial or budgetary findings or exceptions; AND Using various software applications to prepare a variety of financial and/or budgetary reports. (You must support this specialized experience in your resume.) OR Education: Two years (36 hours) of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master’s degree or master’s or equivalent degree in accounting, or in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration. (You must submit academic transcripts.) OR Combination: Combination of education and experience as listed above. (You must submit academic transcripts and support this specialized experience in your resume.) IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s).

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