|Date Posted||January 10, 2021|
This position is located in the Department of Health And Human Services, Office of the Secretary of Health and Human Services, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, headquartered in Washington, District of Columbia.
Atlanta, GA: $56,295 - $88,550 (includes locality pay)
Washington, DC: $60,129 - $94,581 (includes locality pay)
Additional selections may be made across the Department of Health and Human Services through this vacancy announcement.
Applies professional accounting theories, concepts, and practices to maintaining accountability over funds.
Provides advice on ways to correct weaknesses in the area of accounting, internal controls, and inventory systems.
Develops new approaches for audit studies using governing accounting laws and regulations.
Audits criteria to address program operations for impact upon the accounting and financial management systems.
Negotiates inter-agency agreements for accounting services and elicits cooperation from policy-making and oversite groups.
Interprets financial and accounting data for use in decision making.
Analyzes a wide variety of financial reports and transactions to identify complex system problems and informational needs.
Modifies auditing methods and techniques to resolve a variety of auditing problems to accomplish the audits objective.
Prepares and conducts oral presentations to customers and senior agency officials on budget status, financial system projects, accounting data, financial forecast, and accounting policy and regulation.
Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov.
In accordance with Executive Order 12564 of September 14, 1986, The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is A Drug-Free Federal Workplace. The use of illegal drugs, on or off duty, by Federal employees is inconsistent not only with the law-abiding behavior expected of all citizens, but also with the special trust placed in such employees as servants of the public.
Travel, transportation, and relocation expenses may be paid.
Bargaining Unit Position: Yes
Drug Screening Required: No
Recruitment incentives may be authorized.
Student loan repayment incentive may be authorized.
Annual leave for non-federal service may be authorized.
Advanced pay for new hires may be authorized.
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People With Disabilities (Schedule A) - https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Individuals_with_Disabilities
Career Transition Program: This program applies to Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed, or employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet eligibility criteria for CTAP or ICTAP; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. Well-Qualified includes those applicants whose knowledge, skills, and abilities clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. For information on eligibility criteria and required documentation, go to: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp
Beginning January 1, 2010, agencies must seek prior approval from OPM before they can appoint a current or recent political appointee to a competitive or non-political excepted service position at any level under the provisions of title 5, United States Code. If you are currently or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, or Non-career SES employee in the executive branch, you MUST disclose that to the Human Resources Office.
If you are unable to apply online, please go to https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=Alternate_Application_Information for more information on our alternate application method.
NOTE: During the COVID-19 pandemic you may be authorized to telework remotely. The Federal government will begin a phased transition to normal operations in line with the national guidelines to Open Up America Again. HHS will make operating decisions based on State or locality of duty stations and other factors.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Additional selections may be made for similar positions across the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) within the local commuting area(s) of the location identified in this announcement. By applying, you agree to have your application shared with any interested selecting official(s) at HHS. Clearance of CTAP/ICTAP will be applied for similar positions across HHS.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through national Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to gain employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. If such experience is on a part-time basis, you must provide the average number of hours worked per week as well as the beginning and ending dates of the experience so it can be fully credited.
Once the application process is complete, a review of the resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.
For Competitive Merit Promotion and Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) Applicants: The highest rated candidates will be referred to the hiring agency.
For Noncompetitive Applicants: All qualified candidates will be referred to the hiring agency.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):
Moderate Risk (MR)
Submission of a resume alone IS NOT a complete application. You must provide a complete online Application Package which includes:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.
Family members of a federal employee or uniformed service member who is, or was, working overseas.
Current or former competitive service federal employees.
Certain current or former term or temporary federal employees of a land or base management agency.
Individuals eligible under a special authority not listed above, but defined in the federal hiring regulations.
Federal career or career conditional employees in the competitive service; displaced Federal employees with CTAP or ICTAP eligibility; Military Spouses; individuals eligible for VEOA or VRA (up to grade GS-11) appointments; 30% disabled veterans; foreign service employees; national service (Peace Corps/VISTA); certain former overseas employees; former employees with reinstatement eligibility; and individuals with disabilities.