Office of the Secretary of the Interior - Department of the Interior

At the GS-09 level, you must meet one of the following qualifications: A. One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 level. Specialized experience is that which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. Specialized experience for this position includes experience entering, modifying, and retrieving information from large-scale accounting and/or financial systems such as Oracle, FBMS, Concur and/or Treasury systems (Secure Payment System and/or International Treasury System); providing technical expertise to the accounting technicians and client agency administrative staff in the areas of contract payments, vendor payments, federal payments, grant payments, travel payments and/or collections; providing technical expertise on complex regulations pertaining to vendor payments, travel, and/or collections; and providing training to team members on accounting transactions input into the client’s financial system and/or writing user guides, training materials and accounting procedures that communicate accounting regulations and procedures to client accounting and finance offices, employees, supervisors, and managers.; OR B. A master’s or equivalent graduate degree; or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree, if related in one of the following fields: finance and/or business administration; or LL.B. or J.D., if related (Note: Applicants who select this response must provide transcripts as verification of their education); OR C. A Combination of education and experience as list above. Applicants must carefully review the information in the “How You Will Be Evaluated” section for important information and instructions pertaining to the multi-hurdle assessment process for this position. Only experience and education obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered. TIME-IN-GRADE: Current career or career-conditional employees of the Federal government, or former career or career-conditional employees, who have a break in service of less than one year, are required to meet the time-in-grade restriction of one year of Federal experience at the next lower grade, with few exceptions outlined in 5 CFR 300.603(b). 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; spiritual; community, student, social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
This position is part of the Interior Business Center (IBC), Financial Management Directorate (FMD), IBC FMD Accounting Operations Division. The incumbent will be responsible for assisting higher graded financial analysts, accountants and other bureau financial management employees in providing accounting and financial management services to the bureau.