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Vacancy Details

Grade: 03

1 Choose the selection that best describes your knowledge, skills and abilities directly relating to the work of the position being filled. The answer to this question is required. Answer to this question is required
  • I possess one year of specialized experience at least equivalent to the FP-4 or GS-11/12 grade level which is in or directly related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped me with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience is as defined in the body of this vacancy announcement.
  • I do not have the experience as defined above.
2 Which tasks have you performed to improve accounting operations for a program or organization? Answer to this question is required
  • Developed new or revised procedures
  • Implemented internal controls
  • Designed financial reports
  • Conducted audits
  • Resolved accounting discrepancies
  • Provided recommendations to improve automated accounting systems
  • Trained others on accounting processes
  • None of the above
3 Identify the accounting functions you perform on a regular and recurring basis. Answer to this question is required
  • I have assisted in planning, coordinating, and conducting audits and reviews of portions of an agency`s financial operations.
  • I have participated in consolidating findings of financial reviews, identified deficiencies, and monitored the implementations of corrective actions steps to improve deficiencies.
  • I have provided guidance regarding financial management systems, current accounting or financial management techniques, and improvement to internal control systems.
  • I have applied accounting/financial management techniques and methods to resolve financial problems.
  • None of the above.
4 Which statements describe your experience with financial reviews? Answer to this question is required
  • Validate, monitor, control, and maintain accounting transactions and records.
  • Work closely with team members to acquire information necessary to complete financial review.
  • Examine documents to determine if transactions are properly supported in accordance with pertinent laws, policies, and practices.
  • Interpret and apply accounting and auditing principles.
  • Prepare working papers and verify reports against source accounts and records.
  • Perform or verify reconciliations of subsidiary records to the general ledger.
  • None of the above.
5 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience auditing and reviewing processes and internal controls? Answer to this question is required
  • Experience in reviewing or auditing internal controls as an internal auditor or as an independent auditor.
  • Experience in reviewing business processes or controls to identify problems and recommend improvements.
  • Experience in reviewing or observing a business process to understand how it is performed.
  • None of the above
6 Choose the one answer which best describes your experience in preparing financial statements and the accompanying footnotes. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had experience, education, or training in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task but have not yet performed this task.
  • I have performed this task with close supervision.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have supervised performance of this task or trained others to perform this task.
7 Do you have work experience with fixed asset and property accounting? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 Select the statements that reflect your experience administering and conducting day-to-day maintenance of financial accounts which are the basis for preparation of key financial reports. Answer to this question is required
  • Documenting and explaining comparative analysis of general ledger balances.
  • Determining appropriate reports to analyze and resolve account discrepancies.
  • Performing analysis to determine abnormal trends.
  • Working with subsidiary systems (i.e., procurement, travel, labor, bankcard, accounts receivable, and accounts payable) that interface with other financial systems.
  • Reviewing, analyzing, maintaining, and reconciling subsidiary and general ledgers.
  • Reviewing, analyzing and maintaining agency deposits and funds administration.
  • Processing refunds and disbursements.
  • Performing analysis and special reviews to ensure integrity of accounting systems.
  • Reconciling payroll interfaces.
  • Reconciling labor cost reports.
  • Reconciling employee activity reports.
  • Taking corrective action to reconcile accounting errors.
  • Working in an automated accounting system performing financial management activities.
  • None of the above.
9 Which statement reflects your highest level of experience solving accounting problems? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no experience solving accounting problems in a professional setting.
  • I have experience or training in accounting problem solving, but have not yet applied this knowledge in a work environment.
  • I have experience solving accounting problems that required developing cooperation, coordination of activities, and reaching consensus.
  • I have experience solving accounting problems that required agreement on complex issues, achieving cohesiveness, and interacting with individuals constructively.
  • I have experience solving accounting problems that required analyzing and solving complex problems collectively, inspiring others, building cohesiveness among diverse individuals, and reaching solutions to controversial issues.
10 Select the answer which best reflects your highest level of experience developing accounting policies and procedures. Answer to this question is required
  • I have not had education, training, or experience in performing this task.
  • I have had education or training in performing this task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
  • I have performed this task on the job but with close review and assistance from either a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • I have performed this task as a regular part of a job and only in unique or unusual situations did I require assistance or review by a supervisor or a senior employee.
  • Others regularly consult me for help to perform this task or I have trained others to perform this task.
11 Please choose the answers that describe your experience in written communication. Answer to this question is required
  • I have experience developing financial policy and procedures.
  • I have experience preparing financial technical operating instructions.
  • I have experience writing technical reports, letters, and memorandums.
  • I have experience developing automated accounting instructions and procedures for routine transactions.
  • I have experience preparing reports and statements that contain timely, accurate, and essential financial management information.
  • I have experience preparing test scenarios for new releases and conducting actual testing and documenting results.
  • I have experience preparing external financial management reports, statements, supporting schedules, justifications, and related documentation.
  • I have experience preparing responses to audit recommendations.
  • None of the above.

Grade: All Grades

1 Your responses to the Eligibility Assessment and Occupational Questionnaire, along with your resume and all supporting documentation are subject to evaluation and verification to ensure accuracy. Please take this opportunity to review your responses to ensure their accuracy. Failing to select a response will result in your application packet being removed from consideration. Do you verify that your responses to the questionnaire are true and accurate? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes. I verify that all of my responses to this questionnaire are true and accurate. I accept that if my supporting documentation and/or later steps in the selection process do not support one or more of my responses to the questionnaire that my application may be removed from further consideration.
  • No. I do not accept this agreement and/or no longer wish to be considered for this position.