Audience

FBI APSS Accountant
(Junior|Intermediate|Sr)

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience

Clearance: Top Secret with SCI eligibility

Location: Washington, D.C. and Huntsville, AL

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Conduct ad hoc analysis into all outstanding or abnormal activity to determine root cause of balances and develop mitigation plans to ensure proper accounting closeout.

  • Liaise with financial management staff across the FBI to research and reconcile activity and validate adherence to Treasury Financial Manual accounting.

  • Facilitate and present findings during review sessions of all outstanding financial activity associate with financial accounting closeout, including maintaining on-going reconciliation analysis of all identified activity.

  • Analysis and reconciliation of UDO activities to Trail Balances and Standard General Ledger accounts.

  • Analysis of UDO risk stratification amongst obligation categories, including validation that risk assignments are appropriately determined and analyze future risk categories.

  • Manage data calls activities, primarily via MS SharePoint development and maintenance, in concert with staff and with all UDO managers across the FBI, to include providing management reporting  on status of activities.

  • Analyze results of UDO validation activities, to include assessment and facilitated FBI management review of high-risk UDOs and substantive and statistical sampling of UDO validation results (using auditing methods consistent with GAGAS) for accuracy and preparation of accompany audit results.

  • Facilitate data analysis and results, such as Quarterly Accounts Payable accruals; Plant, Property, and Equipment (PP&E) reconciliations, and Governmentwide Treasury Account Symbol Adjusted Trial Balance System (GTAS) financial reporting.

  • Manage FBI Executive Management review and confirmation of FBI quarterly UDO validation process, ot include analysis and preparation of all summary documenting results of all activities and facilitating all formal briefing sessions to present results of high-risk UDOs, sampling  results and overall quarterly assessments. 

  • Conduct and document an analysis of accounts payable activity quarterly through analytical and invoice sampling procedures and determine an appropriate algorithm to support these accounting procedures with high accuracy.

  • Assisting in the creation and troubleshooting of UFMS and FRA reports; customized queries;data manipulation and validations.

  • Preparing for key reporting activities such as Central Accounting Reporting System (CARS) and GTAS reporting, budgetary reporting and quarterly financial statements including in-depth analysis into financial transactions and accounting activities. This includes the preparation of data reporting and dashboard visualizations to support process management and presentations tp FBI Senior and Executive Management.

  • Provide direct management over monthly analysis and validation of prior-year obligation adjustment activity.

  • Providing support and guidance on the FBI Annual Financial Audit.

JOB REQUIREMENTS for JUNIOR, INTERMEDIATE and SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

The Junior Accountant shall have the following qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college with one (1) year or more recent accounting-related work experience in Government accounting, and financial management. Educational requirement may be waived if the candidate has five(5) or more years of experience.

  • One (1) or more years of specialized experience with Standard General Ledger accounting principles.

  • One(1) or more years with analyzing data, documenting work performed, updating financial statements, and preparing financial reports. 

The Intermediate Accountant shall have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college with five (5) year or more accounting related work experience in Government accounting, and financial management. Educational requirement may be waived if the candidate has eight (8) or more years of experience.

  • Five (5) or more years of working experience in dealing with the full cycle of accounting transactions and internal controls including risk assessments and reviews of risk areas.

  • Five (5) or more years of specialized experience and knowledge in financial analysis, financial reporting, USSGL posting logic, TFM, and Federal accounting principles.

  • Five (5) or more years of specialized experience in both leading and providing technical direction to complex accounting challenges and providing recommendations and solutions that are legal and auditable. 

  • Five (5) or more years of specialized experience with Standard General Ledger accounting principles.

  • Possess a current financial certification such as the CMA, CPA, CIA, CGFM, CISA, etc. 

The Senior Accountant shall have the following qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college with eight (8) years or more accounting related work experience in Government accounting and financial management. Educational requirement may be waived if the candidate has ten (10) or more years of experience.

  • Eight(8) or more years of working experience in dealing with the full cycle of accounting transactions and internal controls including risk assessments and reviews of risk areas. 

  • Seven (7) or more years of specialized experience with financial analysis, financial reporting, USSGL posting logic, TFM, Federal accounting principles, and/or Fund Balance with Treasuring reconciliation of other major financial statements control accounts. 

  • Experience developing and presenting solutions and deliverables as well as delivering training materials and/or assess and improve business processes and controls.

  • Possess a current financial certification such as Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), etc.