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Grade: 13
* 1.GS-13 Choose the answer that best describes your experience as related to the qualification requirements for this position.
  1. I have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in the Federal service. Examples of specialized experience are: Help plan the work of the section, help plan and conduct systematic reviews of accounting and financial reporting systems, investigate existing accounting systems, develop and maintain financial codes and classification systems, help design new or revised accounting reporting systems and analyze reporting requirements.
  2. I do not possess the experience as described above.


* 2.GS-13 In addition to meeting the basic requirement, choose the answer that best describes your education and experience as it pertains to the basic qualification requirements for Accountant positions.
  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 and experience - 4 yrs of experience in accounting or a combination of accounting experience, college level education, and training. I have one of these: 1) 24 semester hrs. in appropriate accounting or auditing courses (can include 6 hrs. of business law); 2) certificate as a Certified Public Acct. or a Certified Internal Auditor, from a written exam; 3) degree that included substantial accounting/auditing courses, (15 sem. hrs.), but less than 24 sem. hrs.
  3. I do not meet any of the requirements as described above.


Grade: All Grades
* 1.I have two years of experience with Oracle Federal Financials Release 12 (R12) which included being a member of an integrated project team for the implementation of Oracle R12, as a member of a financial management organization operating/supporting Oracle R12, or both.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 2.Select the statement that best describes your experience serving as a liaison between financial accountants and developers in translating requirements into specifications for use by developers in changing and/or enhancing financial systems.
  1. I have no experience in this area.
  2. I have limited experienced in this area.
  3. I have worked collaboratively as a liaison between financial accountants and developers in translating requirements into specifications.
  4. I have been acknowledged for my skills in translating requirements and have successfully developed collaborative relations with financial accountants and developers to change or enhance financial systems.


* 3.Identify the position(s) in your resume in which you performed the above activity/activities; and/or gained the relevant experience.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 4.Select the statement(s) that describe(s) your Federal experience in implementing or supporting Oracle Federal Financials R12 software.
  1. I have prepared functional requirements documents.
  2. I evaluated financial system transactions
  3. I performed system testing.
  4. I developed and maintained written documentation.
  5. I met with users and stakeholders to identify and resolve issues related to the system and related processes.
  6. I developed and provided training as needed.
  7. I have no experience in performing this task.


* 5.Identify the position(s) in your resume in which you performed the above activity/activities; and/or gained the relevant experience.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 6.Which of the following agency or organizational financial management initiatives that impact financial systems have you participated in or led?
  1. Business Analytics tools
  2. Internal Control Program
  3. FSIO Compliance
  4. Shared Services
  5. ERP Architecture
  6. None of the above.


* 7.Are you knowledgeable in the area of financial accounting systems requirements, SGL, or other financial/accounting standards and policies?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 8.Identify the position(s) in your resume in which you performed the above activity/activities; and/or gained the relevant experience.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 9.I have used the following systems to develop and deploy financial reporting databases.
  1. SQL to develop financial reports, ad hoc queries, and/or financial statements.
  2. Microsoft Access to develop financial reports, ad hoc queries, and/or financial statements.
  3. Excel to develop financial reports, ad hoc queries, and/or financial statements.
  4. None of the above.


* 10.Identify the position(s) in your resume in which you performed the above activity/activities; and/or gained the relevant experience.
Maximum length of 250 characters.


* 11.Select the statement(s) that describe your experience in making oral presentations and written reports to senior management as an authoritative spokesperson on significant matters related to the design, implementation and/or maintenance of a core financial management system.
  1. I do not have experience in this area.
  2. I have written materials for briefings on complex accounting and/or systems issues.
  3. I have drafted financial policy guidance and procedural materials.
  4. I have written memoranda on financial management issues.
  5. I have made presentations to high level senior officials.
  6. I have negotiated with, and presented persuasive arguments to senior officials to gain approval of proposals and recommendations.


* 12.Select the statement that best describes your experience in resolving and negotiating complex accounting issues as it relates to a core financial management system.
  1. I have not performed this job function.
  2. I have performed duties that are directly related to the job functions.
  3. I am highly skilled at performing this job function and have used it to meet a variety of program objectives, solve problems and produce improvements in the work units or programs.


* 13.Chose the answer that best describes the level of accounting training you have.
  1. I have 24 credit hours at the college level, but do not have a 4-year degree.
  2. I have 24 credit hours in accounting at the college level, and have a 4 year degree in a non-business field (e.g. not Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Public Administration).
  3. I have completed a 4-year degree in Accounting.
  4. I have completed a 4-year degree in a field related to Accounting (e.g. Business Administration, Finance, Public Administration).
  5. I have a Master’s Level Degree in Accounting.
  6. None of the above.






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