<b>Duties</b><br /><br /><b>Summary</b><br /><br /><strong>Reemployed annuitant</strong>: This vacancy does not meet the criteria for appointment of annuitants.<br /> Learn more about this agency <br /><br /><b>Responsibilities</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Serves as Agency Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) plan coordinator, with specific focus on Internal Controls Over Financial Systems (ICOFS) and Internal Controls Over Financial Reporting (ICOFR).</li> <li>Performs studies on the policies and procedures of various financial management systems, including systems owned by other Defense agencies.</li> <li>Performs studies on financial reporting policies and procedures, including those performed by the Defense Finance and Accounting Services (DFAS) to ensure compliance with the FIAR plan.</li> <li>Plans, coordinates, tests, evaluates, and reports on a great variety of other financial aspects of the Agency's Managers' Internal Control Program (MICP) reviews.</li> <li>Serves as Agency liaison to the Independent Public Accountant (IPA).</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Travel Required</b><br /><br />Occasional travel – You may be expected to travel for this position.<br /><br />Supervisory status <br /> No <br /><br />Promotion Potential <br /> 13 <br /><br /></li> <b>Requirements</b><br /><br /><b>Conditions of Employment</b><br /><br /><ul> <li>Must be a U.S Citizen as verified through E-Verify Program</li> </ul> <br /><br /><b>Qualifications</b><br /><br />You must meet the minimum qualification requirements as stated in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Operating Manual, Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, http: www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-prof.asp.<br /> Basic Requirements:<br /> Degree: accounting or a related field (such as business administration, finance, or public administration) that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting (may include up to 6 hours of business law).<br /> OR<br /> Combination of education and experience: 4 years of accounting experience or a combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge AND 24 semester hours in accounting/auditing courses or a certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor.<br /> <strong>Specialized Experience:</strong><br /> In addition to meeting the basic requirements, you must have one year of specialized experience at the GS-12 or equivalent level. <strong>Specialized experience must be documented in your resume</strong> . Specialized experience includes advising or monitoring compliance with various aspects of a Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) with focus on Internal Controls over Financial Systems (ICOFS) and Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICOFR); Federal Managers' Internal Control Program; and liaison experience with Federal and/or industry audit entities.<br /><br /><strong>Volunteer Experience:</strong> 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, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills, and can provide valuable training and experience that translates to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. <br /><br /><b>Education</b><br /><br />Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience: There is no substitution of education for experience at this grade level. <br /><br /><b>Additional information</b><br /><br />DCAA has a comprehensive benefits package that includes retirement, social security and thrift savings; health, life and long term care insurance; paid vacation, sick leave and holidays. DCAA employees enjoy our business-casual dress code, flexible work schedules, transit subsidies, and the opportunity to telecommute.<br /><br /><strong>Financial Management (FM) Certification Program:</strong> As a condition of employment, the selectee must meet the requirements of the DoD FM Certification Program. The FM Certification Program is a course-based program consisting of three certification levels. Level 2 certification must normally be completed within two years of the selectee's employment start date.<br /><br /><strong>Selective Service:</strong> Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see www.sss.gov).<br /><br /><strong>Initial Probationary Period:</strong> You will be required to serve an initial probationary period of 2 years if one has not already been completed.<br /><br /><strong>Telework:</strong> Telework availability will be based upon the mission requirements and supervisory determination.<br /><br /><strong>Background Investigation:</strong> All selectees will be subject to a personnel security investigation which must be favorably adjudicated for occupancy of a sensitive position and/or access to classified information. If you are selected for a critical/special sensitive position, you will be subject to a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI). For a critical sensitive position, you must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance eligibility at the Top Secret level. For a special sensitive position, you must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance eligibility at the Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) level AND you will be subject to a random counterintelligence scope polygraph.<br /><br /><strong>Drug Testing:</strong> If you are given access to classified information, you will be subject to random drug testing. If you are selected for a special sensitive position, you will be placed in a drug testing designated position. You must pass a drug test before your assignment to such a position and you will be subject to random drug testing subsequent to your assignment.<br /><br /><strong>Performance Appraisal:</strong> If you are a current Federal employee, you must be rated fully successful or higher on your current performance rating to be eligible for promotion. You may be asked to provide a copy of your performance appraisal during the evaluation and selection process.<br /><br /><strong>Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):</strong> You must be well qualified for the position to receive special selection priority under the ICTAP. A qualified ICTAP eligible achieving a score of 90 or above will be considered "well qualified". For more information, go to: http: www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap. <br /><br /><strong>Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA):</strong> Veterans who are preference eligibles or who have been separated from the Armed Forces under honorable conditions after substantially completing an initial 3-year term (not less than 2 years and 11 months) may apply regardless of their current geographical location. Veterans must submit their DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, to be considered under this authority.<br /><br />If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application . <br /><br /><b>How You Will Be Evaluated</b><br /><br />You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.<br /><br /><strong>Your application will initially be reviewed to determine whether you meet the minimum eligibility and qualifications requirements. If you are qualified, you will then receive a numeric score based on the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities for the position listed below. If a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications, you will be assigned a rating commensurate with your background. Your final score will be used to determine if you are among the best qualified candidates.<br /> Competencies:</strong> <br /><ul><li>Audit Readiness</li><li>Concepts, Policies, and Principles of Accounting</li><li>Financial Management Systems</li><li>Financial Reporting</li></ul> <br /><br /><b>Background checks and security clearance</b><br /><br />Security clearance <br /> Other <br /><br />Drug test required <br /> Yes <br /><br /></li> <b>Required Documents</b><br /><br />You must provide a complete Application Package which includes:<br /><br />1. Resume – Each period of Federal experience must reflect the grade level of the position and whether the assignment is permanent or temporary. Your resume must document your specialized experience at the next lower grade level.<br /> 2. Assessment Questionnaire<br /> 3. Other supporting documents<br /> a. Notification of Personnel Action for current or former federal employees – Unless you are a current permanent DCAA employee, please provide your most recent SF50 or the SF50 reflecting Career/Career-Conditional tenure and the highest grade held on a permanent basis.<br /> b. College Transcripts – Unless you are a current permanent DCAA employee, or a current/former Federal employee in the GS-0510 series as verified by an SF-50, you must provide your college transcripts<br /> c. Certifications – CPA or CIA<br /> d. Veterans Preference Documentation – DD-214 (member copy 4), Standard Form 15, VA Letter<br /> e. ICTAP – Agency notice<br /> f. Military Spouse Preference (MSP) – Spousal Travel Orders/Permanent Change of Station(PCS) Orders, Marriage Certificate, and Military Spouse Preference Self Certification checklist <br /> g. Other documents identified in this announcement<br /><br />WARNING: Failure to submit a complete application package including any required documentation by the closing date of the announcement at 11:59 EST, or at the time of application for announcements with an extended closing date, may result in an ineligible rating and loss of consideration.<br /><br />To verify that your application is complete, log into your USJOBS account, select Application Status and More Information. The Details page will display the status of your application. It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed is received, legible and accurate. HR will not modify answers submitted by an applicant.<br /><br /><b>If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:</b><br /><br />Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education . <br /><br />Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.