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Grade: 15
Please answer the following questions.

* 1.Select the response that best describes how you meet the basic qualifications requirements for this position.
  1. I have a degree from an accredited college or university in accounting and/or auditing OR in 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 credit in business law).
  2. I have a combination of education & experience- at least four years experience in accounting/auditing, or an equivalent combination of accounting/auditing experience, college level education & training that provided professional accounting knowledge AND I have 24 semester hours in appropriate accounting or auditing courses ( the 24 hours may include 6 hours of business law).
  3. I have a combination of education & experience - at least four years experience in accounting/auditing, or an equivalent combination of accounting/auditing experience, college level education, & training that provided professional accounting knowledge AND I have a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through a written exam.
  4. I have a combination of education & experience - at least four years experience in accounting/auditing, or an equivalent combination of accounting/auditing experience, college level education, & training AND I have completed the requirements for a degree that included substantial coursework in accounting (e.g., 15 semester hours in accounting) and I have successfully worked at the full-performance level in accounting or auditing.
  5. I do not meet any of the requirements described above.


* 2.In addition to meeting the occupational requirements for this series, please select the response that best describes your experience as related to the basic qualification requirements for this position:
  1. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS 14 as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I do not have the experience described above.


* 3.I have experience in the following accounting/financial functions:
  1. General Ledger
  2. Accounts Payable
  3. Accounts Receivable
  4. Asset/Property Accounting
  5. Payroll
  6. Cash Reconciliation
  7. Revenue Recognition/Billing
  8. None of the above


* 4.Do you have knowledge of economics and accounting principles and practices?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 5.Have you lead teams and participated as a team member at the local and higher levels in examining financial issues?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 6.Do you have previous experience enhancing, implementing and/or maintaining automated financial management systems?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 7.Please select the response that best describes your experience in performing statistical tasks.
  1. Compiling financial statistical data
  2. Interpreting financial statistical data
  3. Recognizing trends in financial statistical data
  4. Describing trends in financial statistical data
  5. None of the above


* 8.Please select the response that best describes your knowledge of procedures & practices used in classifying, recording, updating accounting/financial data.
  1. I have extensive experience working as an accountant/auditor/financial analyst directly involved in the processing and/or oversight of a wide range of accounting/financial transactions. My experience includes direct processing of transactions into an accounting/financial management system.
  2. I have experience working as an accountant/auditor/financial analyst providing financial services to an organization. I have processed a limited variety of transactions into an accounting/financial system.
  3. I have experience working as an accountant/auditor/financial analyst processing a specific/limited range of financial transactions. I have prepared transactions for review/approval by others prior to being input to the financial system.
  4. I have no hands-on practical accounting work experience. My knowledge is derived primarily from academic experience.
  5. None of the above


* 9.From the following list, please identify those program(s) you have hands-on work experience for performing the financial aspects in order to ensure office compliance.
  1. Government Purchase Card Program (GPCP)
  2. Financial Management System (FMS)
  3. Technical Management Database (TMD)
  4. Financial Reporting Application (FRA)
  5. Travel Fleet Credit Card (TFCC)
  6. Third Party Draft (TPD)
  7. Field Office Self Inspections
  8. None of the above


* 10.Have you performed automated accounting functions and maintained ledgers and records in an automated accounting system?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 11.Please select the response that best describes your highest level of experience in utilizing budget database systems.
  1. Provided technical assistance for the design, use and implementation of budget and financial management systems to develop budget, monitor obligations and expenditures, and prepare financial reports.
  2. Performed systems requirements analysis, ADP studies and developed and/or reviewed projects concerning budget systems integration.
  3. Performed task(s) related to the maintenance and documentation of computer programs by making changes to computer programs and prepared documentation.
  4. Utilized financial information systems and applications, such as database management, electronic spreadsheets, word processing software, or other common business communication applications.
  5. None of the above


* 12.Have you prepared accounting entries for input into an accounting system?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 13.Please select the accounting functions you perform on a regular and recurring basis.
  1. Planning, coordinating, and conducting financial reviews of local, state and/or Federal operations.
  2. Consolidated findings of financial reviews, made recommendations to correct deficiencies, presented recommendations to senior staff, and monitored the implementations of corrective action steps to improve deficiencies.
  3. Provided guidance regarding financial management systems, current accounting techniques, and cost allocation methods.
  4. Applied accounting techniques and methods to resolve financial problems.
  5. None of the above


* 14.Do you have experience and/or training in reviewing and reconciling financial reports?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 15.Please select the response that best describe your experience in financial policy.
  1. Represented and negotiated the policy positions of officials on financial policy matters.
  2. Designed, developed and implemented financial management policies, procedures, standards and practices in accordance with Federal statutes.
  3. Facilitated needed policy changes and modified processes in response to changing Federal policies and management assessments.
  4. Analyzed and interpreted policy guidance contained in legislation, regulations, guidelines and policy directives.
  5. Provided technical advice regarding Federal requirement, trends and developments in the area of accounting, auditing and financial management.
  6. None of the above


* 16.From the following list, please select the statement(s)s) you have experience in doing.
  1. Accounting
  2. Bank operations
  3. Financial services
  4. Financial reporting
  5. Financial management
  6. None of the above


* 17.Please select the response that best describes your experience in communicating technical information.
  1. I have not communicated technical information orally.
  2. I communicate with vendors to obtain technical information pertaining to equipment/systems.
  3. I orally instruct end users on the proper operation of equipment/systems.
  4. I have experience with public speaking in front of 10 people or more on technical subjects.
  5. I have experience teaching technical classes of one day or more to groups of 10 or more students.


* 18.Please select the response that best describes your ability to communicate effectively in writing.
  1. Under the guidance and/or assistance of others, I have produced written communications within a work area requiring some original composition of a routine nature. Written material consisted mostly of communicating basic ideas, procedures or regulations.
  2. Working independently, I have produced written communications within a work area requiring original composition of a routine nature. Written material consists of small or routine reports, responses to inquiries, as well as communicating basic ideas, procedures or regulations.
  3. I have demonstrated experience in writing communications, reports or documents that provide instructions, request information and /or set out factual data. Material was prepared without benefit of a standardized format and was normally disseminated outside the work area assigned.
  4. I have experience in copying information from one document to another, preparing correspondence from model letters and paragraphs, and format letters or other documents.
  5. None of the above


* 19.How did you hear about this position?
  1. Faith Based Initiatives
  2. Television
  3. Radio
  4. Internet
  5. Career Fairs
  6. Bill board
  7. Newspaper
  8. Magazine
  9. FBI Recruiter
  10. Employee Referral
  11. EdVenture Program

        BRANCHED: 1.Which EdVenture Program?
    1. State University of New York at Albany
    2. Georgia State University
    3. Mercer University
    4. Delaware State University
    5. Fayetteville State University
    6. Chicago State University
    7. College of Charleston
    8. Cleveland State University
    9. University of Texas - El Paso
    10. Hawaii Pacific University
    11. Texas Southern University
    12. Florida A&M University
    13. Mississippi State University
    14. California State University
    15. Arkansas State University
    16. Kentucky State University
    17. University of Miami
    18. Tuskegee University
    19. Saint Peter's College
    20. Virginia Wesleyan College
    21. Concordia University
    22. Virginia Union University
    23. University of Texas - San Antonio
    24. Texas State University - San Marcos
    25. Cal State University - Sacramento
    26. San Diego State University
    27. San Jose State University
    28. University of Texas - Pan American
    29. University of California - Berkley
    30. Alabama A & M - Huntsville
    31. George Washington University
    32. John Hopkins
    33. Mississippi State University
    34. Prairie View A&M University
    35. University of Arkansas
    36. University of Southern California
    37. Savannah State
    38. Ohio University
    39. Central State University
    40. Arkansas Baptist College
    41. Wilberforce University
    42. Morehouse College
    43. Xavier University of Louisiana
    44. Alabama State University
    45. University of Albany
    46. University of Illinois, Chicago
    47. Clark Atlanta University
    48. California State University, East Bay
    49. Morgan State University
    50. Jackson State University
    51. Virginia Commonwealth University
    52. California State University, Fullerton
    53. University of Michigan, Dearborn
    54. Naval Postgraduate School
    55. New York University
    56. North Carolina A&T State University
  12. Other

        BRANCHED: 1.Please specify where you heard about this position.

       Maximum length of 250 characters.
  13. I am currently an FBI Employee.
  14. District of Columbia Department of Employment Services


* 20.Please provide the city and state where you were born.
Maximum length of 250 characters.






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