Accounting Technician

Posted on Jan 22, 2021

Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System, Department of Justice

Federal Medical Center Carswell, TX  |  #finance #government


Why work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons?nYou can have a meaningful career with an agency that truly values a diverse workforce.

You will find a diverse workforce employed from entry level jobs to senior management positions.

We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming.

Employees at correctional facilities perform correctional work regardless of their specific occupation To be considered for the position, you must meet the following qualification requirements:Education:nGL-06 and GL-07: As a general rule, education is not creditable above GL-5 for most positions covered by this standard; however, graduate education may be credited in those few instances where the graduate education is directly related to the work of the position.nORExperience:GL-06 and GL-07: You must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the next lower grade level in federal service.

To be creditable, this experience must have equipped the applicant with the particular qualifications to perform successfully the duties of the position, and must typically be in or related to the position to be filled.Some examples of this qualifying experience are:nGL-06: Experience in using and understanding accounting terminology and account codes relating to an automated system.nExperience in reconciling accounts; preparing reports or schedules reflecting the status of funds within each account.

Locating and summarizing information from files and documents as required.nExperience performing balancing, reconciling of detail and reporting and summary information within and between related accounts and records as necessary and creating correspondence to general questions related to financial information.nExperience validating, monitoring, controlling, and maintaining accounting transactions and accounting records using a variety of procedures.nExperience researching discrepancies between ledgers and making adjustments; and reconciling detailed listing of outstanding transactions to general ledger control accounts.

GL-07: Experience in validating, monitoring, controlling and maintaining transactions and accounting records for multiple accounts.nExperience in maintaining control accounts and subsidiary accounts.nExperience in processing accounting transactions for a wide variety of functions including obligations, accrued expenditures, disbursements, appropriation refunds, reimbursable orders, earnings, collections, expenditure vouchers, cost transfers, rejected transactions, inter-fund bills, and other accounts in connection with the general ledger.

Credit will be given for paid and unpaid experience.

To receive proper credit, you must show the actual time (such as the number of hours worked per week) spent in activities..**Your eligibility for consideration will be based on your responses to the questions in the application.**

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