Company: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Location: Rockville, MD
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 05/18/2021
Expire Date: 06/18/2021
Job Categories: Government and Policy
This Accountant position is located in the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Division of the Comptroller, Financial Reporting Branch, Rockville, MD.
Serve as an accountant in the Division of the Comptroller, Financial Reporting Branch, which is responsible for working on general accounting operations, general ledger maintenance and reconciliation, reporting, and financial analysis functions. Will perform general accounting duties consistent with the functional responsibilities of the branch within the Division.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Perform analysis, review, research, reconciliation and preparation of financial statements, reports and/or transactions
Review SGL accounts including budgetary and proprietary to ensure abnormal accounts are resolved and variances cleared through corrective entries and adjustments
Analyze and correct variances between subsidiary ledger balances and the account balances in the general ledger
Reconcile cash, accounts receivable, accounts payable and other general ledger accounts
Research and analyze complex financial issues by obtaining data from various sources
Support internal and external audits and provides data, information and expertise on accounting, financial management, procedures and reports.
Review audit reports, responds to requests for information and recommends/implements corrective actions to mitigate audit deficiencies
Develop and maintain standard operating procedures related to the accounting functions
Review, interpret, and apply Federal accounting principles and standards, as well as recommends implementation and/or alternatives
In order to qualify for this position, in addition to the educational requirements, you must have at least one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade level (GG-11) in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private or public sector.
Specialized experience is defined as: experience that demonstrates knowledge of US Standard General Ledger accounts with strong ability to review, reconcile, research, and analyze those accounts by utilizing Federal Accounting and Reporting Systems both internal and external to an organization.
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:
1. Knowledge of and experience with standard general ledger accounts and Federal financial accounting concepts.
2. Ability to review, reconcile, research, and analyze general ledger accounts and data from accounting and financial reports in order to identify anomalies and draw accurate conclusions.
3. Skill in ensuring risk management and internal controls over financial reporting and OMB Circulars A-123 and A-136.
A description of how you possess the specialized experience, as well as how you meet the qualification desired, should be addressed in your resume and additional space provided for supplemental response.
All candidates must have knowledge of accounting principles and standards as evidenced by a four-year degree 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 (the 24 hours may include up to 6 hours of credit in business law), OR an equivalent combination of college-level education (24 semester hours in accounting courses), training that provided professional accounting knowledge and accounting experience.
Note: It is your responsibility to furnish documentation that verifies you meet the basic education and professional knowledge requirements; in the absence of such documentation, you would be rated not qualified.
How to Apply
Visit www.nrc.gov Review the NRC Career Opportunities page, Opportunities section and click on view a list of current NRC vacancies, please visit USAJobs EXIT. Find the Accountant Job Announcement Number OCFO/DC-2021-0006 and apply on-line by June 8, 2021. If you are viewing this opportunity after June 8th, please visit NRCs website and discover additional opportunities for which you might be interested. Note: Applications will be accepted from United States citizens who live in the Washington, D.C. local commuting area and from internal employees of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission on a permanent or competitive Term appointment.
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