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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
  1. I possess at least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-6 level in the Federal service. SEE EXAMPLES BELOW
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  1. Federal Travel Regulations
  2. State Department Foreign Travel Regulations
  3. Federal Appropriation Laws
  4. Prompt Payment Act
  5. US Treasury Regulations
  6. Government Accounting Office Regulations
  7. Federal Acquisition Regulations
  8. Office of Management & Budget (OMB) Regulations
  9. U.S. Codes
  10. Comptroller General Decisions
  11. GSA Regulations
  12. Imprest Cashier Regulations
  13. GSA Board of Appeal Decisions
  14. Civilian Personnel Law Manual
  15. Internal Revenue Code
  16. 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
  1. Contracts
  2. Memorandum of Understandings
  3. Reimbursable Work Authorizations
  4. Requisitions
  5. Purchase Orders
  6. Travel Advances
  7. Travel Vouchers
  8. Vouchers
  9. Pay Adjustments
  10. Over-the-Counter Collections
  11. Accounts Payable
  12. Fund Authorizations
  13. Fund Obligations
  14. Material-in-Transit
  15. Accrued Expenditures
  16. General Ledger
  17. Subsidiary Accounts to the general ledger
  18. Unliquidated Obligations
  19. Accounts Receivable
  20. Utilities
  21. Grants
  22. Cooperative Agreements
  23. None of the above


* 4.Choose the answer(s) that best describes your experience working on accounting assignments and resolving accounting issues
  1. Resolved payment questions from vendors relating to small purchases
  2. Resolved payment questions from vendors relating to contracts
  3. Resolved payment questions from vendors relating to grants
  4. Resolved payment questions from vendors relating to cooperative agreements
  5. Resolved payment questions from vendors relating to utilities
  6. Performed studies related to obligations and payments
  7. Performed research on refund versus reimbursements
  8. Researched source documents
  9. Traced check payments that are lost or misplaced
  10. Researched payment cancellation
  11. Identified disbursement from cost reports
  12. Traced liquidation of obligations/accruals
  13. Performed adjustments to reconcile and balance accounts
  14. Identified accounting changes and determined related transactions and causes
  15. Performed reviews and analyses to ensure the integrity of general ledger controls
  16. Performed reviews and analyses to ensure accuracy of the general ledger balance
  17. Analyzed and prepared billings for reimbursable work
  18. None of the above


* 5.Indicate the level of experience you have with preparing and inputting corrections to an accounting system.
  1. I have performed this task as a regular and recurring part of my work in the last 3 years.
  2. I have performed this task as a regular and recurring part of my work.
  3. I have performed this task occasionally in the last 3 years.
  4. I have performed this task occasionally.
  5. I have not performed this task.


* 6.Indicate the level of experience you have with verifying, modifying, and adjusting accounting information.
  1. I have performed this task as a regular and recurring part of my work in the last 3 years.
  2. I have performed this task as a regular and recurring part of my work.
  3. I have performed this task occasionally in the last 3 years.
  4. I have performed this task occasionally.
  5. 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?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 8.Select the response(s) that best describes your experience utilizing computer software and features.
  1. Used advanced and varied software features to create and edit spreadsheets.
  2. Used advanced and varied software features to create and edit graphs or charts.
  3. Used advanced and varied software features to create and edit automated forms.
  4. Used advanced and varied software features to create and edit automated presentations that included graphics.
  5. Used varied software features to create and edit formal documents, such as correspondence, memos and letters.
  6. Used advanced features to run custom reports.
  7. Used advanced features to export and import information from one system/software to another.
  8. Used varied functions and features to locate and research information via the internet.
  9. Created and edited documents that required complex formatting.
  10. None of the above


* 9.Please select one response to describe your experience creating Pivot Table reports in Microsoft Excel.
  1. I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
  2. I have completed formal education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task on the job under close supervision by a supervisor manager or senior employee to ensure compliance with correct procedures.
  4. I have performed this task as a regular part of a job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior employee.
  5. 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.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 11.Select the response(s) that describe the type of payroll you have experienced as a regular part of your job.
  1. Union Labor Contract for Bargaining Board (BB)
  2. General Schedule (GS)
  3. Private Sector
  4. 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.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 2.Where did you learn about this vacancy?
  1. Asianlife.com
  2. Diversenote.com
  3. NativeAmericanJobs.com
  4. WorkplaceDiversity.com
  5. Department of Veterans Affairs/Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment
  6. Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)
  7. National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
  8. Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
  9. Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)
  10. Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCU)
  11. Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
  12. Referral from a Professor or Academic Advisor
  13. Referral from a College/University Career Placement Office
  14. Referral from a Professional Organization
  15. Job/Career Fair
  16. Referral from a friend or family member
  17. Reclamation Employee
  18. Reclamation Internet Site
  19. Referral from a State or Local government
  20. Referral from another Federal Agency/employee
  21. OPM USAJOBS Internet Site
  22. Other Internet Site
  23. Other


* 3.If you selected OTHER as your response to the question above, please elaborate on your answer.
Maximum length of 250 characters.






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