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FBI APSS Forensic Accountant 

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience 

Clearance: Top Secret with SCI

Location: Washington, D.C.


  • Share investigative knowledge and findings with FBI Special Agents, other law enforcement partners and prosecuting attorneys. Testify as a summary, fact, or expert witness in judicial proceedings.

  • Work in conjunction with, and exchange ideas with individuals in private industry and other government agencies including Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF); Central Intelligence Agency (CIA); Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA); Internal Revenue Service (IRS); Offices of Inspector General (OIG); Securities Exchange Commission (SEC); United States Attorney's Offices (USAO); and state and local partners.

  • Perform research analysis of personal and business records; identify and trace funding sources/disposition of illicit activity; identify assets for seizure/ forfeiture, calculate losses and utilize technological systems to perform in-depth examinations.

  • Participate in gathering evidence, preparing affidavits, assisting on search warrants, and interviewing victims, witnesses, and subjects in no confrontational settings.


  • Must have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college with eight (8) year or more of forensics accounting

  • experience. Educational requirement may be waived if the candidate has ten (10) or more years of experience.

  • Have one of the following professional certifications: CFE, or CFF.

  • Eight (8) or more years of using analytical abilities to analyze financial documents.

  • Eight (8) years or more of auditing skills to review financial documents, identify errors in records and investigate potential fraud.

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