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* 1.Do you have one year of directly related experience equivalent to grade 6 in the federal service validating accounts payable accounting data, maintaining and researching records, and preparing reports?
  1. Yes
  2. No


2.Have you ever processed data relating to general ledger transactions, accounts receivable, and other associated data entry functions?
  1. Yes
  2. No


3.If you responded "yes" to the preceding question, please provide examples.
Maximum length of 10000 characters.


4.Which of the following reflects your PeopleSoft experience?
  1. 1-5 years of experience
  2. 6-10 years of experience
  3. 10 or more years of experience
  4. Never used PeopleSoft


5.Which of the following PeopleSoft modules do you have experience with? (Check all that apply)
  1. General Leger
  2. Accounts payable
  3. Purchasing
  4. Grants
  5. Other
  6. None of the above


6.If you responded "other" to the preceding question, please identify the PeopleSoft modules you have experience using.
Maximum length of 10000 characters.


7.Do you understand the concept of 3-way match as it pertains to accounts payable?
  1. Yes
  2. No


8.Have you processed accounts payable transactions in an Enterprise Resource Planning system (ERP)?
  1. Yes
  2. No


9.Have you analyzed accounting data and processed reconciliations in the general ledger?
  1. Yes
  2. No


10.Have you ever been required to input, monitor, and maintain data in several computerized systems?
  1. Yes
  2. No


11.Have you researched invoices / purchase order discrepancies relating to accounts payable transactions?
  1. Yes
  2. No


12.Which of the following tasks have you performed relating to accounting processes and procedures? (Choose all that apply)
  1. I have identified discrepancies, determined source of error and prepared the necessary adjustments.
  2. I have reviewed automated reports and verified information.
  3. I have performed research on questionable invoices.
  4. I have prepared monthly reports and reconciliations for submission to the appropriate staff.
  5. I have processed and prepared daily transactions to support the year end close-out.
  6. I have not done any of the above tasks.


13.Choose which of the following best describes your experience working on accounting assignments and resolving accounting issues. (Check all that apply)
  1. Resolved payment questions from vendors relating to purchases orders
  2. Resolved payment questions from sponsors relating to contracts or grant activity
  3. Resolved payment questions from vendors relating to utilities
  4. Researched questions related to obligations and payment transactions
  5. Performed research on refund requests and reimbursements
  6. Traced check payments that are lost or misplaced
  7. Researched payment cancellation
  8. Identified disbursement from cost reports
  9. Traced liquidation of obligations/accruals
  10. Performed adjustments to reconcile and balance accounts
  11. None of the above


14.Which of the following statements describes your experience with general ledger transactions, accounts payable, and other associated data entry functions? (Check all that apply)
  1. I have made corrections as necessary during the check and balance control review.
  2. I have performed a daily reconciliation of all documents to ensure that they were accounted for and processed according to established procedures.
  3. I have verified that transaction documents were coded accurately and were reflected on computerized or manual reports.
  4. None of the above.


15.Have you contacted vendors and companies to resolve problems and to obtain accurate information?
  1. Yes
  2. No


16.Which of the following statements describe your experience in using spreadsheets, word processing, and accounts payable systems? (Check all that apply)
  1. I have used an automated accounting system (such as PeopleSoft/Oracle) to perform accounts payable and or other accounting services.
  2. I have used Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, or automated databases to perform data entry.
  3. I have formal training in using Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, or automated databases.
  4. None of the above.


17.Which of the following tasks have you performed when analyzing accounting transactions? (Check all that apply)
  1. I have made corrections as necessary during the check and balance control review.
  2. I have performed a daily reconciliation of all documents to ensure that they are accounted for and processed according to established procedures.
  3. I have verified that transaction documents were coded and accurately reflected on computerized and manual reports.
  4. None of the above.






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