Job Location : Portland, OR, USA
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Position: Forensic Accountant GS 7/9/11/12/13 Locations: Opportunities Available Nationwide Working Hours: 8:15am – 5:00pm, but hours may vary Salary: Rates will be provided upon selection Duration: Full Time/Permanent
Education Requirement This position has a specific education requirement; all applicants must verify completion of this basic educational requirement by submitting a copy of their college transcripts by the closing date of the announcement. Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements provided you can show foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. Applicants should:
A)Possess a degree in accounting, or a degree in a related field (i.e. business administration, finance, or public administration) that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting. The 24 hours may include up to 6 hours of credit in business law.
B) Possess a combination of education and experience: At least 4 years of experience in accounting, or an equivalent combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge. The applicant's background must also include one of the following: 1.24 semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to 6 hours of business law. 2.2A certificate as a Certified Public Accountant or a certified internal Auditor, obtained through written exam.
C) Possess completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in accounting or auditing, at least 15 semester hours provided that (1) the applicant has successfully worked at the full-performance level in accounting, auditing, or a related field; (2) a panel of at least two higher level professional accountants or auditors has determined that the applicant has demonstrated good knowledge of accounting and related and underlying fields that equals in breadth, depth, currency, and level of advancement that is normally associated with successful completion of the 4 year course of study described in paragraph A; and (3) except for literal nonconformance to the requirement of 24 semester hours in accounting, the applicant's education, training, and experience fully meet the specified requirements.Additional Requirements
Qualifications and Evaluations Please ensure specialized experience/requirement(s) can be identified in your resume. Your application will be evaluated and rated under the FBI’s Candidate Rating Procedures. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the job qualifications listed in this announcement and will be compared to your responses in the online assessment questionnaire. High self-assessment in the vacancy questions that is not supported by information in your resume, and/or supporting documents may eliminate you from Most Competitive status. Your application will then be placed in one of three categories: Most Competitive, Competitive, or Least Competitive. Names of candidates in the Most Competitive category will be sent to the hiring official for employment consideration. Veterans’ preference will be applied.All applicants will be rated on the following Competencies:
All degrees must be from an accredited college or university. Education may be substituted for specialized experience as follows:
GS 7:Applicant must have a bachelor’s degree with superior academic achievement or one (1) full year of graduate level education. Superior academic achievement is the completion of all the requirements of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, which is based on (1) class standing, (2) grade-point average of 3.0 or higher as recorded on an official transcript, or as based on courses completed during the final two years of the curriculum, or (3) honor society membership.
GS 9:Applicant must have 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.
GS 11:Applicant must have a Ph.D. OR equivalent doctoral degree OR 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree OR LL.M., if related.
GS 12/13:Education may not be substituted for specialized experience at this grade level.
Specialized Experience (SE):GS 7:SE is defined as follows:
Job Location : Portland, OR
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