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 Veterans Affairs. The opening is for an Accounting Technician in Cincinnati, Ohio Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Accounting Technician – Cincinnati, Ohio
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 463312Start Date: 06/02/2021End Date: 06/22/2021
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 06/22/2021. Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS 7 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS 6. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly demonstrates one-year time-in-grade. You may qualify based on your experience as described below: Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS 6 in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to: Knowledge of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and VHA regulations, policies, practices and procedures relating to all patient fund activities.
Experience with accounting principles, methods, and procedures experience auditing invoices or other payment documents, as well as experience resolving/adjusting discrepancies within financial accounts, and using business accounting software to input financial data, and examining accounts and analyzing trends. Knowledge of various accounting and budgeting activities; verifying, inputting, and maintaining accounts and accounting data in the financial system; preparing recurring and special financial reports; performing accounting procedures and techniques to research and resolve rejects and problems timely and knowledge documenting correct cost data for all transactions (appropriation, cost center, budget object code and revenue source code). Working knowledge of various types of office equipment is required for research and analyzing inquiries. Equipment utilized includes facsimile, copier, and personal computer, including hardware and software. Knowledge of financial systems, to include FMS, IFCAP, IPPS, AVIS, and ETS. Resume Reminder- Your resume must include the following information each job listed: Job title; Duties (be as detailed as possible); Month & year start/end dates (e.g. June 2007 to April 2008); Full-time or part-time status (including hours worked per week); Series and Grade, if applicable, for all Federal positions you have held. Please be aware that your answers will be verified against information provided on your resume. Be sure that your resume clearly supports your responses to all of the questions by addressing your work experience in detail. Recommended: Even though we do not require a specific resume format, your resume must be clear so that we are able to fully evaluate your qualifications. To ensure you receive appropriate consideration, please list the duties you performed under each individual job title. If we are unable to match your experiences with the positions held, you may lose consideration for this vacancy. We cannot make assumptions regarding your qualifications. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Physical Requirements: The work is primarily sedentary with some carrying of computer reports, boxes, and ledgers. Some walking, bending, and lifting is required as in a normal business environment. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management’s website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.
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