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Grade: 07

GS-7 Additional Information (EXAMPLES OF GS-6 LEVEL EXPERIENCE) - Validating, monitoring, controlling and maintaining accounting transactions and records for multiple accounts; reconciling subsidiary ledgers to the general ledger of accounts having a variety of transactions; researching discrepancies and making adjustments; maintaining control of subsidiary accounts; and processing transactions for a wide variety of functions
1 GS-7 Choose one answer that best describes your experience, education or combination of education and experience as related to the basic qualification requirements for this position Answer to this question is required
  • I possess at least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-6 level in the Federal service. SEE EXAMPLES BELOW
  • I possess at least 1 year of appropriate graduate level education in a field of study directly related to the work of the position to be filled
  • I possess a combination of appropriate specialized experience and graduate level education beyond the first 1/2 year of progressive graduate study that together meet the qualification requirements for the position to be filled
  • I do not meet any of the requirements as described
2 Choose the answer(s) that best describes the type of regulatory references you have used on a regular basis Answer to this question is required
  • Federal Travel Regulations
  • State Department Foreign Travel Regulations
  • Federal Appropriation Laws
  • Prompt Payment Act
  • US Treasury Regulations
  • Government Accounting Office Regulations
  • Federal Acquisition Regulations
  • Office of Management & Budget (OMB) Regulations
  • U.S. Codes
  • Comptroller General Decisions
  • GSA Regulations
  • Imprest Cashier Regulations
  • GSA Board of Appeal Decisions
  • Civilian Personnel Law Manual
  • Internal Revenue Code
  • None of the above
3 Choose the answer(s) that best describes the type of documents you have worked with on a regular basis, and made determinations as to payment requirements Answer to this question is required
  • Contracts
  • Memorandum of Understandings
  • Reimbursable Work Authorizations
  • Requisitions
  • Purchase Orders
  • Travel Advances
  • Travel Vouchers
  • Vouchers
  • Pay Adjustments
  • Over-the-Counter Collections
  • Accounts Payable
  • Fund Authorizations
  • Fund Obligations
  • Material-in-Transit
  • Accrued Expenditures
  • General Ledger
  • Subsidiary Accounts to the general ledger
  • Unliquidated Obligations
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Utilities
  • Grants
  • Cooperative Agreements
  • None of the above
4 Choose the answer(s) that best describes your experience working on accounting assignments and resolving accounting issues Answer to this question is required
  • Resolved payment questions from vendors relating to small purchases
  • Resolved payment questions from vendors relating to contracts
  • Resolved payment questions from vendors relating to grants
  • Resolved payment questions from vendors relating to cooperative agreements
  • Resolved payment questions from vendors relating to utilities
  • Performed studies related to obligations and payments
  • Performed research on refund versus reimbursements
  • Researched source documents
  • Traced check payments that are lost or misplaced
  • Researched payment cancellation
  • Identified disbursement from cost reports
  • Traced liquidation of obligations/accruals
  • Performed adjustments to reconcile and balance accounts
  • Identified accounting changes and determined related transactions and causes
  • Performed reviews and analyses to ensure the integrity of general ledger controls
  • Performed reviews and analyses to ensure accuracy of the general ledger balance
  • Analyzed and prepared billings for reimbursable work
  • None of the above
5 Indicate the level of experience you have with preparing and inputting corrections to an accounting system. Answer to this question is required
  • I have performed this task as a regular and recurring part of my work in the last 3 years.
  • I have performed this task as a regular and recurring part of my work.
  • I have performed this task occasionally in the last 3 years.
  • I have performed this task occasionally.
  • I have not performed this task.
6 Indicate the level of experience you have with verifying, modifying, and adjusting accounting information. Answer to this question is required
  • I have performed this task as a regular and recurring part of my work in the last 3 years.
  • I have performed this task as a regular and recurring part of my work.
  • I have performed this task occasionally in the last 3 years.
  • I have performed this task occasionally.
  • I have not performed this task.
7 Do you have work or educational experience that provides you with knowledge of basic accounting principles, such as general and subsidiary ledgers, accounts payable, and accounts receivable? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 Select the response(s) that best describes your experience utilizing computer software and features. Answer to this question is required
  • Used advanced and varied software features to create and edit spreadsheets.
  • Used advanced and varied software features to create and edit graphs or charts.
  • Used advanced and varied software features to create and edit automated forms.
  • Used advanced and varied software features to create and edit automated presentations that included graphics.
  • Used varied software features to create and edit formal documents, such as correspondence, memos and letters.
  • Used advanced features to run custom reports.
  • Used advanced features to export and import information from one system/software to another.
  • Used varied functions and features to locate and research information via the internet.
  • Created and edited documents that required complex formatting.
  • None of the above
9 Please select one response to describe your experience creating Pivot Table reports in Microsoft Excel. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  • I have completed formal education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor manager or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  • This task has been a central or major part of my work. I have performed it myself routinely, and I have trained others in performance of this task and/or others have consulted me as an expert for assistance in performing this task.
10 I am proficient in using an automated timekeeping system to perform payroll record keeping. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
11 Select the response(s) that describe the type of payroll you have experienced as a regular part of your job. Answer to this question is required
  • Union Labor Contract for Bargaining Board (BB)
  • General Schedule (GS)
  • Private Sector
  • None of the above

Grade: All Grades

You WILL NOT be considered for this announcement if you fail to submit ALL the applicable required documentation listed under the "How To Apply" tab (i.e. transcripts,DD-214's, SF-15, VA letter, SF-50's, PE Registration, etc.) by the CLOSING DATE of this announcement. Please call the Human Resources Office phone number listed on this announcement for clarification or further information.
1 I understand that by completing and submitting this application, I am certifying that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information provided is true, correct, complete, and made in good faith. I understand that a false or fraudulent answer to any question may be grounds for not hiring me, or for firing me after I begin work, and may be punishable by fine or imprisonment. I also understand that failure to respond to this question will disqualify me from consideration. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Where did you learn about this vacancy? Answer to this question is required
  • Asianlife.com
  • Diversenote.com
  • NativeAmericanJobs.com
  • WorkplaceDiversity.com
  • Department of Veterans Affairs/Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment
  • Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)
  • National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
  • Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)
  • Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCU)
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
  • Referral from a Professor or Academic Advisor
  • Referral from a College/University Career Placement Office
  • Referral from a Professional Organization
  • Job/Career Fair
  • Referral from a friend or family member
  • Reclamation Employee
  • Reclamation Internet Site
  • Referral from a State or Local government
  • Referral from another Federal Agency/employee
  • OPM USAJOBS Internet Site
  • Other Internet Site
  • Other
3 If you selected OTHER as your response to the question above, please elaborate on your answer. Maximum length of 250 characters. Answer to this question is required