Accountant

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services | Philadelphia, PA

Posted Date 9/13/2019
Description This position is located in the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services (CMCS), Regional Operations Group (ROG).


As a Accountant, GS-0510-9, you will perform a variety of complex accounting duties, utilizing a professional knowledge of accounting principles and procedures in carrying out assignments.ALL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS MUST BE MET BY THE CLOSING DATE OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.

In order to qualify for the GS-09, you must meet the following: You must demonstrate in your resume at least one year (52 weeks) of qualifying specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal government, obtained in either the private or public sector, to include:
1) Applying knowledge of accounting principles, practices, methods, and techniques to formulate a variety of financial reports;
2) Assisting with the monitoring expenditures or grant estimates for a healthcare organization with complex accounting systems; AND
3) Assisting with conducting financial reviews or audits or recommending ways to correct deficiencies.

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Substitution of Education for Experience: You may substitute education for specialized experience at the GS-09 level by possessing a Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D., if related to the position being filled.

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Combination of Experience and Education: Only graduate education in excess of the amount required for the GS-07 grade level may be used to qualify applicants for positions at grades GS-09. Therefore, only education in excess of 1 full year of graduate level education may be used to combine education and experience.

CONFERRED TRANSCRIPTS are required to verify satisfactory completion of the educational requirement related to substitution of education for experience and combination of experience and education. Please see "Required Documents" section below for what documentation is required at the time of application.


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). 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.

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