Accountant
Summary
Title:Accountant
ID:1062
Description

Task Title: Accounts Receivable BRANCH

 

VACANT POSITION: Accountant

 

CONTRACTOR: Haynes, Inc.
 

TASK PURPOSE:

The Bureau of the Comptroller and Global Financial Services Charleston (CGFS), Department of State (DoS) has a requirement for an Accountant to perform accounting, reconciliation, collections, data entry, systems analysis and support services in the area of Accounts Receivable.

 

CONTRACTOR PERSONNEL

Minimum/General Experience:

  • Six years experience as an accountant, performing transaction analysis, reconciliation, accounting system interface verification, trial balance summaries and reconciliation with General Ledger.
  • A 4-Year degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, business administration is required, plus applied experience providing accounting services for a moderate-sized enterprise (100 or more employees).
  • Experience in DoS accounting practices and procedures is desired, including Global Financial Management System (GFMS), Data Warehouse and other supporting automated financial systems both internal and external to DoS.
  • Also desired knowledge of DoS accounting and financial policies and procedures as contained in the Foreign Affairs Manual and Foreign Affairs Handbook, as supplemented with internal operating procedures and knowledge of Treasury reporting process requirements.

 

Functional Responsibility:

  • Primarily responsible for establishing and collecting debt referred to the Accounts Receivable Branch, report preparation to demonstrate trends or process deficiencies within any debt portfolio assigned to the Accounts Receivable Branch, and identifying areas for improvement and applying problem-solving techniques in order to improve debt collection results. Daily services will involve accounting transaction analysis, verification of accounting interfaces, identification of accounting errors, root cause analysis for accounting errors and taking appropriate corrective action, making accounting entries into the automated system as needed, maintaining memoranda accounting records and spreadsheets as needed to supplement the official accounting records and to supplement work measurement.

 

Additional Performance Requirements but not limited to the following:

  • Process Credit Card payments, returned checks associated with passport application fees, accounts receivable lock box items (checks, money orders), proceeds of sale for personal property, repatriation loans, annuity and salary overpayments, federal reimbursable agreements, outstanding travel advances, vendor overpayments; post collections; identify bankruptcies and deaths to initiate account write-offs; research and verify IPAC transactions.
  • Ability to compile and analyze data from various sources into an organized report format.

 

The contractor’s employee(s) will work an 8 hour shift between the hours of 6:15 am and 6:00 pm with a non-compensated 45-minute lunch. Additional hours may be required and must be authorized per DoS management.

 

place of performance:

U.S. Department of State

Global Financial Services Charleston (GFSC)

1969 Dyess Avenue

Charleston, SC 29405

 

 

security requirements

All personnel provided under this task order must be able to either possess or obtain a security clearance of “Moderate Risk/Public Trust”, to be issued by Department of State, Diplomatic Security.

 

 

Formal Job-Specific Training Requirements:

FSI (PA351) GFMS Training

Haynes, INC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status in any of the terms or conditions of employment.

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