Accountant (Forensics)

US Government, Legislative Branch

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Job Grade: 13
Total Openings: 2

Duties:

Assists special agents in preparing for interviews of witnesses and subjects regarding matters for which detailed understanding of financial documents reviewed by the auditor is needed.

Interacts with other law enforcement agents during joint investigations and provides supporting analysis required by the various agencies represented.

Prepares financial and data analysis results to document the case. Presents the financial and data analysis results to the special agents, Inspector General?s Counsel, GPO Office of Counsel, prosecutors, and GPO management.

Plans and coordinates assignments; analyzes a wide variety of accounting systems; and, reconstructs partial or inadequate records.

Conduct a wide range of investigative auditing/analysis, prepare a wide variety of reports, research projects, graphs, and charts, as well as present findings of auditing/analysis and recommendations.

Performing fraud risk assessments and developing proactive efforts using data analysis tools techniques to discover frauds.

Qualifications:

To qualify for the Accountant (Forensics), PG -0510/0511-13, you must meet the following requirements: You must have a degree in accounting or auditing from an accredited college or university; or a degree in a related field of study such as business administration, finance, or public administration that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting/auditing. The 24 hours may include up to 6 hours of credits in business law.
OR
B. You must have at least 4 years of experience in accounting/auditing, or an equivalent combination of accounting/auditing experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting/auditing knowledge. Your background must also include one of the following: 1. Twenty-four (24) semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to six (6) hours of business law; or
2. A certificate as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), obtained through written examination; or
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 option A above, provided that: a) you successfully worked at the full-performance level in accounting, auditing, or a related field, (e.g., valuation engineering or financial institution examining); and b) a panel of at least two higher level professional accountants or auditors have determined that you demonstrated a good knowledge of accounting/auditing and of related 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 option A above; and c) except for literal nonconformance to the requirement of 24-semester hours in accounting/auditing, your education, training, and experience fully meet the specified requirements. To qualify for the position, in addition to meeting the Basic Requirements you must also possess Specialized Experience. Minimum Qualifications for the Accountant Forensic for PG-0501-13 level: you must possess one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level (PG-12) grade level in the Federal service which includes : 1. Assisting special agents in preparing for interviews of witnesses and subjects regarding matters for which detailed understanding of financial documents reviewed by the auditor is needed. 2. Interacting with other law enforcement agents during joint investigations and provides supporting analysis required by the various agencies represented. 3. Preparing financial and data analysis results to document the case. Presents the financial and data analysis results to the special agents, Inspector General’s Counsel, Office of Counsel, prosecutors, and management. This includes complex flowcharts, financial statements and software overviews to enhance case presentation.
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 directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Only experience and education obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered. All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement (07/12/2022) to be considered.

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