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Job location: Maryland/DC/CONUS
Program Name: Operations Technical Support Services (OPSTECH)
Customer Organization: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Weather Service (NWS) Office of Operational Systems (OOS)
Finance/Accounting I:Examines a variety of financial statements for completeness, internal accuracy, and conformance with uniform accounting classifications. Reconciles reports and financial data with statement on file and points out apparent inconsistencies or errors. May prepare simple financial statements not involving problems of analysis. Prepares tables, charts, and other exhibits for reports. This is usually an exempt position. Requires a BS/BA degree (or equivalent) plus 0 to 2 years of experience in related field
Finance/Accounting II:Prepares various accounting papers, schedules, exhibits, and summaries. Examines assigned accounting documents to verify accuracy of computations and uniform application of policies, procedures, and acceptable accounting standards. May develop some nonstandard report and statements. Analyzes trends or deviations from standards. Works under general supervision. Requires a BS/BA degree (or equivalent) plus approximately 2 to 4 years of experience in related field.
Finance/Accounting III: Analyzed the accounting system to determine the need for new account, revisions in the account structure, new types of ledgers, revisions in reporting system, changes in the use of accounts, and new account classifications or definitions. Makes daily decisions concerning the accounting treatment of financial transactions and recommends solutions to complex accounting problems. May be a specialist in one or more areas of accounting, such as a preparation of tax returns. May provide work directions to lower level accountants. Requires a BS/BA degree (or equivalent) plus approximately 4 to 6 years of experience in related field.
Finance/Accounting IV: Responsible for conducting financial analysis projects and statistical studies. Provides financial oversight, leadership and support. Designation of CPA may be required. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to top management. Requires a BS/BA degree in related field and may be expected to have an advanced degree (or equivalent), with approximately 6 to 8 years of related experience.
Finance/Accounting V: Responsible for directing an organization's accounting functions. These functions include establishing and maintaining the organization's accounting principles, practices, and procedures. Prepares financial reports and presents findings and recommendations to top management. Designation of CPA may be required. Typically reports to top financial officer or CEO. Requires a BS/BA degree in related field and may be expected to have an advanced degree (or equivalent), with approximately 8 to 10 years of related experience.