Wednesday , April 17 2024

Embassy Job Opportunities – Accounting Technician

Website US Embassy

Job Description:

You 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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages purchase orders, contracts, travel authorizations, government transportation requests, and other source documents and assures they are obligated against the proper appropriated and non-appropriated funds. Reviews documents for coding accuracy and ensures accurate and timely entry into the on-line accounting system.
  • Maintains automated obligation records and source documents on a daily basis. Prepares, reconciles, and ensures funds are available for obligation accruals, adjusts accruals in the month and quarter in which the obligation is incurred and ensures accurate entry into automated accounting system. Recording of the obligations into undelivered orders and/or accounts payable shall be performed in accordance with GAO Title 7 and other government-wide accounting standards and in conformance with applicable auditing standards.
  • Assists in the preparation of monthly account reconciliations and adjustments of accounts for prior year appropriations. Work will involve the Building and Facilities Appropriation, the Trust Fund, the Salaries and Expenses Appropriation, and various multi-year appropriations.
  • Resolve Travel Advance problems at time of settlement due to the restraints of the module. Research and follow-up will be required when reconciling the Travel Advance account.
  • Perform travel functions in the FMIS Travel Module such as establishing a Travel Authorization (obligation), issuing Travel Advances and preparing Travel Vouchers.
  • Primary duties encompass monitoring the obligation status of the Salaries and Expenses (S&E) appropriation, the Buildings and Facilities (B&F) appropriation, Trust Fund Operations, and Inmate Deposit fund accounting. The incumbent is responsible for providing administrative and financial support services and maintaining the daily status of accounting data reflected in the Financial Management Information System (FMIS).

Job Requirements:

  • Experience 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.
  • Experience in using and understanding accounting terminology and account codes relating to an automated system.
  • Experience in maintaining control accounts and subsidiary accounts.
  • Experience 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.
  • Experience in validating, monitoring, controlling and maintaining transactions and accounting records for multiple accounts.

Job Details:

Company: US Embassy

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Los Angeles CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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