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Job Posted Until Wednesday, May 02, 2012
Nature Of Duties:
Job Title:SCEP - Part-time Accounting Technician GS 0525-04/05
Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:VASNHCS-JD-MP-12-618095-152
SALARY RANGE: $27,990.00 to $40,706.00 / Per Year
SERIES & GRADE: GS-0525-04/05
POSITION INFORMATION: Part Time 20 hours - Other Student NTE SCEP
DUTY LOCATIONS: 1 vacancy(s) - Reno, NV United States
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Part Time Student
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 618095 (Please include on all documents)
VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System
Our mission: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise – "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.
The primary purpose of this position is to perform a variety of duties encompassing classifying accounting transactions; maintaining and reconciling accounts; closing accounts and preparing reports and statements; and analyzing accounting data; and examining accounts. The Accounting Technician performs accounting transactions that may include verifying the accuracy and completeness of the accounting data, determining the general ledger accounts, journals, and subsidiary accounts affected and the debit and credit entries to be made and may summarize transactions and prepare control documents or other posting documents reflecting the entries to be made.
Work is assigned to provide separation of duties and avoid conflict of interest. The position serves as backup in the absence of the travel clerk or agent cashier.
YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.
For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
As the accounting technician, performs a variety of clearly-defined tasks assigned to increase the employees knowledge and understanding of the functions of the accounting process, and provides a general familiarity with governing policies, procedures and regulations.
Reconciles monthly listing of accounts payable with the general ledger and miscellaneous obligation documents sheets. Researches cause of discrepancy and initiates necessary adjustment action. Analyzes and reconciles computer generated reports. Researches cause of discrepancy and takes action to equate listings and ensure that accounts balance. Researches current accounts, historical data, and source documents to develop detail information of the status of various transactions, account balances, changes during a period or other specified information. Reconciles and closes accounts; prepares work papers and reports as required. Prepares monthly reports and reconciliations for submission, including unfunded accounts receivable reports, reconciliation of accounts receivable, and the reconciliation report. Researches current accounts, historical data, and source documents to develop detailed information on status of various transactions, account balances, changes during a period, or other specified information. Develops comparative data reflection relationships between accounts, time periods, cost of operations, etc. Uses detailed listings of outstanding transactions and reconciles the control account. Researches and determines cause of discrepancies; makes necessary adjustments to reconcile accounts. 33%
Reconciles a variety of computer printouts or manual listings with appropriate control accounts. Researches accounting data to develop detailed information for a limited variety of transactions or transactions that involve few subdivisions of the account or to make correcting entries to accounting transactions. Closes accounts and prepares reports and statements, as required. Assigns appropriate accounting transaction codes to documents to reflect the activity listed. Assures that accounting documents processed are included in the appropriate accounting period. Establishes and maintains files of commitments, liquidated and unliquidated obligations. Maintains and updates miscellaneous obligation documents daily. 33%
Reviews and examines statements and source documents, verifies information against guidelines and supporting files, ensures that sufficient funds have been obligated and totals are correct. Determines the type and validity of transactions, accounts involved, and assigns classification code. Codes transactions and processes material through data processing for application in the accounting system. Reviews various commitment and obligation documents to ensure completeness of data, accuracy of computation, appropriateness of monetary data, and validity of accounting classification. Assigns proper account codes to each transaction and establishes new class codes and/or transaction codes as required to process each document. Codes each document and/or line item on a document to be used as input to update the general ledger accounts, mechanized journals, cash ledger, appropriation reimbursement ledger and cost ledger. Inputs coded data into information management system for application in the accounting system.
WORK SCHEDULE: PT Student, flexiable around school schedule.
Must be enrolled in school, and provide copies of transcripts and proof of enrollement into school.
Working for the Department of Veterans Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. In addition to traditional "dollars and cents" benefits, we offer a range of benefits to help balance work and life. For more information please visit us at http://www4.va.gov/JOBS/Job_Benefits/benefits.asp
The Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) and Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provide eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. To be qualified you must submit appropriate documentation and be found well-qualified (have a final rating of 90 or more before any Veterans preference points) for this vacancy. Information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp
Receiving Service Credit for Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave: Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee. VA may offer newly-appointed Federal employees credit for their job-related non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave.
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
•You must be a US citizen to apply for this job
•Subject to a background/suitability investigation
•Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
Time-in-Grade Restriction - Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements. The grade may have been in any occupation but must have been held in the Federal service.
•You must be at least 16 years old.
Enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a degree-seeking student in an accredited high school or technical or vocational school, 2-year or 4-year college or university, or graduate or professional school. •Taking at least a half-time course load as determined by the academic institution.
GS-03: 6 months of general experience or 1 year above high school.
GS-04: One (1) year of general experience or 2 years of education above high school.
An example of general experience includes progressively responsible clerical, office or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position to be filled.
QUALIFICATION STANDARD: OPM Qualification Standards for General Schedule Clerical and Administrative Support.
You will be rated on the following Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other characteristics (KSAOs) as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:
[Insert list of KSAOs]
For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications
IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. If your resume does not support your questionnaire answers, we will not allow credit for your response(s)
APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE: 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 (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. *** If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. ***
Veterans Health Administration
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete application (See "Required Documents" section below) The complete Application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Monday, April 02, 2012
To begin the process, visit: vacareers.va.gov and click the Apply Online button at the bottom of the screen to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Be sure to upload the required documents before you submit your application. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process. Mailed/emailed applications will not be accepted.
Note: To change or update your application, simply reapply through My USAJOBS, before the closing date. To check the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account.( https://my.usajobs.gov/Login.aspx) select Application Status and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.
If you cannot apply online:
1.Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire: https://applicationmanager.gov/Questionnaire.aspx?ID=4355005&PreviewType=Questionnaire
2.Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the occupational questionnaire: http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf3.Fax the completed 1203FX form along with all supporting documents to (478) 757-3144. Your 1203FX form must be placed on top of all materials being faxed and will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission
4.Keep a copy of your fax receipt in case verification is needed
To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload:
1.Complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID: 618095. You must use this fax cover sheet in order for your documents to be matched with your online application
2.Fax your documents to (478) 757-3144
The following documents are required:
•Résumé or Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF-612)•Responses to the questionnaire
•Copy of your transcript if you are using education to qualify
•Evidence of your eligibility to apply for this vacancy (please see checklist)
•Any other documents required by the checklist
AGENCY CONTACT INFO:
VHA Sierra Nevada HCS Reno
Human Resources Management Service
1000 Locust Street
Veterans Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on their application or résumé. Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must complete an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference. Veterans who are still in the service may be granted tentative preference on the basis of information contained in their applications, but they must produce a DD Form 214 or other proof prior to appointment to document entitlement to preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your résumé and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:
After we receive your complete application package (including all required documents), your qualifications will be reviewed and assigned an initial rating. We will also review your application to make sure that your résumé supports the answers given in the questionnaire. If your résumé does not support your questionnaire answers, we will adjust your rating accordingly. Based on your ranking or numerical score, you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified when your rating is determined.
Equal Opportunity Employer