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Grade: 13
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 OR a degree 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- 4 years experience in accounting/auditing OR combination of accounting/auditing experience, college level education, training AND I have one of the following: 1) 24 semester hours in appropriate accounting or auditing courses (the 24 hour requirement may include 6 hours of business law); 2) certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, from a written exam.
  3. I do not meet any of the requirements described above.


* 2.In addition to meeting the basic requirements for this series, choose the response that best describes your experience/education as it relates to this position.
  1. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS 12 as described in the vacancy announcement.
  2. I do not have the experience described above.


Grade: All Grades
* 1.Are you willing to sign a mobility service agreement and relocate to any location based on the needs of the FBI?
  1. Yes
  2. No


Please read the definitions for Performance Improvement Plan and Letter of Requirement before addressing the question below. A Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) is a 90-day written developmental plan for an employee whose performance on one or more critical elements is rated "Unacceptable". A Letter of Requirement (LOR) is issued when a supervisor identifies leave abuse and/or when frequent absences negatively impact operations of an office.

* 2.Are you a current civilian federal employee, on a Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) or a Letter of Requirement (LOR)?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 3.Have you reviewed accounting and/or financial records for a criminal investigation or civil litigation?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 4.Please select the one credential you possess that is in current standing.
  1. CPA
  2. CFE
  3. CIA
  4. CFA
  5. Chartered FA
  6. CFP
  7. CAMLS
  8. Other
  9. None of the above


* 5.Please select the financial functions have you performed:
  1. Reviewed financial documents for accuracy.
  2. Audited financial documents.
  3. Cross-checked the accuracy of a financial document against statement(s) of purchase or accounts receivable.
  4. Researched account discrepancies and determined the cause.
  5. Recorded financial transactions.
  6. Prepared financial reports.
  7. None of the above


* 6.Please select the response that best describes your knowledge of forensic accounting within the various organizational and management structures.
  1. I have applied this knowledge on the job in a complex corporate structure with multiple subsidiaries that operates both domestically and internationally.
  2. I have applied this knowledge on the job in a sole proprietorship business or similar non-profit organization.
  3. I have applied this knowledge on the job in a large/complex non-profit organization.
  4. I have applied this knowledge on the job in a small business structured as a partnership.
  5. I have applied this knowledge on the job in a large business structured as a partnership.
  6. I have applied this knowledge on the job in a small business structured as a corporation.
  7. I have applied this knowledge on the job in a large business structured as a corporation.
  8. I have applied this knowledge on the job in a complex corporate structure that has multiple subsidiaries.
  9. None of the above


* 7.Please select the responses that describe your experience collecting and evaluating information.
  1. Collecting information from a variety of sources
  2. Evaluating the similarities and disparities in data
  3. Providing information to consumers on trends, patterns, or anomalies
  4. Determining the authenticity, validity and veracity of sources
  5. Developing new ways to gather and evaluate information
  6. Making sound decisions based on available information
  7. Developing/evaluating alternative solutions to determine the potential consequences and best course of action


* 8.Do you have experience preparing documents for court purposes?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 9.Have you prepared any financial analyses which were used to obtain a warrant or forfeiture action?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 10.Have you ever testified in court (to include depositions, grand jury)?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 11.From the following list, please select the function(s) you have routinely performed using automated information systems.
  1. Established and maintained databases.
  2. Input and retrieved data.
  3. Prepared charts, graphs and/or spreadsheets.
  4. Prepared correspondence.
  5. Prepared reports.
  6. Prepared slides for presentations.
  7. Tracked the status of actions and reports.
  8. None of the above


* 12.Please select the response that best describes your level of computer proficiency.
  1. Highly experienced in computer usage including a wide variety of software tools and web applications.
  2. Some proficiency in computer usage and/or software tools
  3. Limited proficiency in computer usage and/or software tools
  4. No experience in this area


* 13.Please select the responses that describe your experience initiating and/or maintaining liaison.
  1. Management, supervisors and employees at all levels throughout an organization
  2. A variety of professional organizations and practitioners
  3. Representatives from other Federal, state and local law enforcement and health care agencies
  4. Various community education and treatment facilities
  5. Insurance carriers
  6. None of the above


* 14.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


* 15.Please select those responses that best describe your experience interacting with a variety of people to achieve effective solutions.
  1. I have served as spokesperson for an organization.
  2. I have facilitated communications and activities between organizational entities.
  3. I have presented, defended, or negotiated specific goals, needs, or problems with senior management.
  4. I have independently planned and conducted meetings.
  5. I have served on panels, committees, or task(s) forces with regard to technical or programmatic issues.
  6. I am regularly consulted by peers, other agency personnel, and private industry on technical or programmatic issues.
  7. None of the above


* 16.Please select the responses that identify the tasks you have performed when instructing or guiding others.
  1. Instructed lower level employees on work assignments.
  2. Assisted lower level employees with prioritizing their work assignments.
  3. Reviewed work performed by lower level employees at various stages of completion.
  4. Provided guidance to resolve conflicts, differences, or problems throughout the work assignment.
  5. Reviewed completed work for technical adequacy and timeliness.
  6. None of the above


* 17.Please select the response that best describes your ability to work independently, assess a given situation, and determine the proper course of action to be taken.
  1. I recommend the course of action to be taken on a task; however, my supervisor makes the final decision.
  2. I make decisions regarding routine task(s) and the course of action to be taken, while referring complex issues to my supervisor.
  3. I regularly make decisions regarding task(s), while consulting with others on unusual or unprecedented situations.
  4. None of the above


* 18.Have you at any time received a grant or scholarship under the David L. Boren National Security Education Act of 1991 or otherwise participated in the National Security Education Program (NSEP)?
  1. Yes
  2. No






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