Forensic Accountant Jobs Vacancy in Federal Bureau Investigation Washington
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Forensic Accountant Jobs Vacancy in Federal Bureau Investigation Washington Jobs Details:
: Position: Forensic Accountant, GS-12/13 Division: Criminal Investigative Division Unit: Forensic Accountant Unit (FAU)
Location: Washington, DC Working Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Salary: GS-12: $81,548 - $106,012 GS-13: $96,970 - $126,062 Full Performance level: GS-13 Number of Positions Available: 2. Duration: Full Time/Permanent. FAU Mission Statement: The mission of the FAU is to support all FBI investigative matters requiring a forensic financial investigation and to ensure the FBI's financial investigative priorities are continually addressed. The FAU seeks to provide the highest caliber of financial investigative work-product and support as well as contributing to the FBI's Intelligence Cycle. The Forensic Accountant Support Team (FAST), embedded in the FAU, is a group of experienced and highly skilled forensic accountants who are assigned to mission critical and priority cases across the country. At times, the assigned cases will be required to travel to the field office and other locations, but a majority of the work will be completed at FBI HQ. Selectee’s from this announcement will serve on the FAST. If the selectee is not an on-board FBI Financial Analyst or Forensic Accountant, the selectee approved for hire will be required to attend a mandatory five-week Forensic Accountant Core Training Session (FACTS) held at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Once training dates are established, employees will be notified in advance. Key Requirements: Must be a U.S. citizen. Must be able to obtain a Top Secret-SCI clearance. ALL applicants must verify completion of the basic education requirement by submitting a copy of college transcripts by the closing date of the vacancy announcement. Some travel is required. FBI Mission Statement: The mission of the FBI is to protect the American People and uphold the Constitution of the United States.
Major Duties: GS-12: Provides extensive knowledge with regard to accounting and financial practices, world-wide securities, banking laws and systems, conventional and non-conventional financial institutions, national and international businesses. Serves as a forensic accountant and authority in the identification, examination, and analysis of financial data. Assesses the value of financial evidence; unravels sophisticated techniques for moving funds and shielding illegal activity. Provides financial profiles of individuals and groups. Utilizes various computer applications to review and interpret implications on a vast number and variety of financial transactions, and other corporate business, and financial processes, associations, and record-keeping systems. Produces in-depth financial investigative reports and exhibits. Participates in subject and witness interviews, and testifies as an expert witness in criminal proceedings. Develops and provides forensic accounting presentations/briefings. Maintains appropriate contacts in law enforcement, private industry, and other government agencies to advance investigations and to share best practices. Mentors and instructs inexperienced forensic accountants and financial analysts. GS-13: In addition to the above the selectee will: Provides authoritative expertise with regard to accounting and financial practices, world-wide securities, banking laws and systems, conventional and non-conventional financial institutions, national and international businesses.
Qualifications and Evaluations: Your application will be evaluated and rated under the FBI’s Candidate Rating Procedures. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed in this announcement and will be compared to your responses to 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: Accounting, Analytic Thinking, Auditing, Communication, Customer Service, Data Analysis, Forensic Accounting, Initiative, Organizing and Planning, Technology Application
Positive 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 vacancy announcement. Applicants possessing certifications (e.g. Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, or Certified Internal Auditor) MUST provide proof of such certification along with their college transcripts. (A) Degree in accounting, or a degree in a related field such as 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. OR (B) 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) A certificate as a Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination. OR (C) Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in accounting or auditing, e.g., 15 semester hours, but that does not fully satisfy the 24 semester hour requirement of paragraph A, provided that (a) the applicant has successfully worked at the full-performance level in accounting, auditing, or a related field, e.g., valuation engineering or financial institution examining; (b) a panel of at least two higher level professional accountants or auditors has determined that the applicant has demonstrated a good knowledge of accounting and of 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 (c) 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. All degrees must be from an accredited college or university. Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirement provided you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the U.S.
Specialized Experience (SE): In addition to the basic education requirements listed above, applicants must also meet the SE as described below: Please make sure your SE/requirement(s) can be identified in your resume. Applicants must meet the qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement. GS-12: Applicant must possess at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 grade level. SE is defined as follows: Independently performed in-depth forensic accounting and analysis of a variety of complex financial records and recordkeeping systems by utilizing accounting, auditing analytical, technical, and investigative skills. Independently conducted comprehensive quantitative and qualitative analyses of financial data, using various database management systems and accounting/analytical software. Produced in-depth financial investigative reports and exhibits suitable for a court of law. Performed work that demonstrated a comprehensive level of understanding of legal proceedings. Mentored and provided instruction of less experienced forensic accountants and/or financial analysis. In addition to Forensic Accounting, this experience may also have been obtained in the following areas, provided the purpose of the work was to uncover suspicious financial/fraudulent activity and/or to provide quantitative financial information suitable for a court of law. This experience MUST be addressed in the resume. • Public Accounting • Litigation Support and Dispute Services • Government Accounting/Auditing • Financial Services Industry (banking, investment advisory/asset management, securities trading/brokerage) • Corporate Accounting/Internal Auditing
GS-13: Applicant must possess one (1) year of specialized experience (SE) equivalent to the GS-12 grade level. SE is: In addition to the above the selectee: Independently performed work involving the application of professional expertise in conducting in-depth forensic examination and analysis of complex and sophisticated financial records and record keeping systems by utilizing accounting, auditing analytical, technical, and investigative skills. Planned and directed financial investigations in cooperation with case agents, attorneys, and/or private industry officials. Conducted complex quantitative analyses and compiled complex findings/conclusions to produce in-depth financial investigative reports and exhibits suitable for court. Performed work demonstrating broad knowledge of criminal statutes and in-depth understanding of legal proceedings. Provided guidance and/or coordinated activities of less experienced forensic accountants and/or financial analysts. In addition to Forensic Accounting, this experience may also have been obtained in the following areas, provided the purpose of the work was to uncover suspicious financial/fraudulent activity and/or to provide quantitative financial information suitable for a court of law. This experience MUST be addressed in the resume. • Public Accounting • Litigation Support and Dispute Services • Government Accounting/Auditing • Financial Services Industry (banking, investment dvisory/asset management, securities trading/brokerage) • Corporate Accounting/Internal Auditing