Tcf Intern Accountant

internship - full time, paid

Department of Veterans Affairs
Grand Junction, CO
Closed
Posted 37 Days ago
Department of Veterans Affairs
Grand Junction, CO
internship - full time, paid
Posted 37 Days ago
Closed

Description

Tcf Intern Accountant Job in GRAND JUNCTION, CO Vacancy No. CBCO-10527085-19-NR Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Salary $33,949.00 to $54,670.00 Grade 5 to 7 Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time Open Date 6/14/2019 Close Date 7/1/2019 Job Link Who may apply Public Locations: GRAND JUNCTION, CO Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully) Overview * Open & closing dates Opening and closing dates 06/14/2019 to 07/01/2019 * Service Competitive * Pay scale & grade GS 5 - 7 * Salary $33,949 to $54,670 per year * Appointment type Permanent * Work schedule Full-Time Locations 1 vacancy in the following location: * Grand Junction, CO Relocation expenses reimbursed No Telework eligible No This job is open to * The public U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S. Announcement number CBCO-10527085-19-NR Control number 536830100 * Duties Duties Summary The Technical Career Field (TCF) is a national workforce development program within VHA that was designed to replenish technical staff in critically identified positions. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities The TCF career fields represent those technical fields where VA-specific knowledge and experience is desirable for success in the field. Individuals selected follow a formal training plan for two years during which they are trained, coached, and supervised by a preceptor. Preceptors are selected annually, through an extensive application process, for their technical expertise, their commitment to training and the suitability of their facility as a training location. *Selectees will be required to sign Mobility, Training, and Continued Service Agreements. This is a developmental position leading to a GS-11, performing assignments intended to broaden skills and provide practical experience leading to progressively more complex assignments performed under progressively less supervision. The selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level. PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES 1. Serves in a developmental capacity. Accomplishes a prescribed agenda of formal/informal classroom and on-the-job training, rotational job assignments, and self-development. Performs developmental assignments involving the review and processing of accounting documents. Assists in maintaining, analyzing and reconciling general ledgers and subsidiary ledgers. Assists in preparing related reports and in initiating corrective actions. Provides advice and assistance to technicians, analysts and clerical personnel on transactions requiring professional accounting determinations. Maintains liaison with serviced activities, providing advice on availability of funds, reporting methods and account reconciliation's. 2. Participates with higher grade accountants in furnishing assistance and advice to operating elements, recommending solutions to problems, and devising new or alternative procedures for accounting or related functions involving analysis of accounting operations. Studies and charts the flow of accounting documents.Observes and reports on prevailing practices concerning the treatment of selectedtransactions. Analyzes current procedures and systems to determine if improvement or simplification is needed. Studies, analyzes and interprets manuals and other accounting regulations from higher authority and discusses their application with supervisor. Performs other duties as assigned Work Schedule: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Compressed/Flexible: Not available Telework: Not available Position Description Title/PD#: TCF Intern - Accountant Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Travel Required Not required Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 7 * Job family (Series) 0510 Accounting * Requirements Requirements Conditions Of Employment * You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job * Designated and/or random drug testing may be required * Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959 * You may be required to serve a probationary period * Subject to a background/security investigation * Training-Service Agreement and Mobility Agreement required * Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process Qualifications To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 07/01/2019. Time-In-Grade Requirement: 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 by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-5 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-4 and for a GS-7 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-5. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment. You may qualify based on education and/or experience as described below: * Specialized Experience:Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular 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. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. OR, * Education: Applicants may substitute education for the experience required. To qualify based on education for this grade level you must have your transcripts * OR, * Combination: Applicants may also combine education and experience to qualify at this level. You must have an combination of specialized experience and education beyond.. You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position: * Accounting Operations * Analytical Reasoning * Communication * Communications * Compliance 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; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/. Physical Requirements: Physical Requirements: The work is sedentary in nature and normally performed sitting. Occasionally, there may be some standing, bending, walking and the lifting and carrying of light items such as briefcases notebooks, working papers (manuals, documents and computer printouts), references, and suitcases. Some travel may be involved. Education A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education. Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. 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. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html. Additional information VA supports the use of telework as a way to help attract and retain talented individuals in public service, increase worker productivity, and better prepare the agency to operate during emergencies. This position may be authorized for telework. Telework eligibility will be discussed during the interview process. Receiving Service Credit or 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 employee's 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. Such credit must be requested and approved prior to the appointment date and is not guaranteed. 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 (a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location) and be found well-qualified (have a final rating of 85 or more) for this vacancy. Information about ICTAP and CTAP eligibility is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/. Placement Policy: The posting of this announcement does not obligate management to fill a vacancy or vacancies by promotion. The position may be filled by reassignment, change to lower grade, transfer, appointment, or reinstatement. Management may use any one or any combination of these methods to fill the position. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment. This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies. Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213.3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. Contact the Agency Contact for information on

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