U.S. Marine Corps Accounting Technician, General Ledger NF2* in Kansas City, Missouri

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The Mission of the Business and Support Services Division (MR) is “Investing in Marines for duty, home and self.” We provide policy and resources to support commanders in executing business services and programs aboard Marine Corps installations worldwide, as well as back-office support to the Marine and Family Division and Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS). MCCS is a comprehensive set of programs that support and enhance the operational readiness, war fighting capabilities, and life quality of Marines, their families, retirees and civilians. MCCS delivers goods and services, including management of retail operations, at over 2,250 facilities with a staff of more than 12,000 employees worldwide.

To help fulfill our vision, to be “the iconic business force of the armed forces,” we are seeking experienced, innovative, creative, and energetic professionals to support the General Ledger (GL) process team within a new Finance & Accounting Shared Services Center (SSC) operation.

This position is permanently located in Kansas City, Missouri. Flexible schedules available.

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Responsibilities

The GL Accounting Technician performs a variety of accounting duties pertaining to the preparation and maintenance of journals, subsidiary ledgers , schedules, and period end closing entries. Receives, analyzes, processes and classifies accounting documents. Reviews documents for validity, budget and expenditure limitation, completeness and correctness of accounting data. Accurately records data into an automated accounting system. Reconciles subsidiary accounts with the general ledger on a monthly basis using double entry accounting procedures. Maintains required records and ledgers, prepares month-end accounting documents and financial reports, etc.

Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on customer centricity, professionalism and courtesy. Assists customers and communicates in a professional manner by investigating issues, conflicts and problems to provide resolution in a timely manner. Alerts the higher-level supervisor, or proper point of contact for help when problems arise. Adheres to safety regulations and standards. Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor. Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment.

Performs other related duties as assigned. This is a white-collar position where occasional lifting (up to 20 lbs.) may be required. The ability to work in an assigned shift with varying hours. Assists other departments as assigned.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

NA

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Qualifications

A minimum of one year of experience, which demonstrates proficiency in accounting clerical methods and techniques, applicable to generally accepted accounting principles. Ability to acquire and apply a knowledge of the principles, policies and operating details of the accounting system and knowledge of accounting procedures and general accounting office operation. Knowledge of office practices and procedures relating to the processing and recording of transactions and accounting information. Comfortable working in a fast-paced, high-energy environment. Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel, is desired.

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GENERAL INFORMATION: Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review: https://www.donhr.navy.mil/NoFearAct.asp.

As part of the employment process, the Human Resources Division may obtain a Declaration of Federal Employment (OF306) or any other form specific to the position, state and local background checks and a fingerprint report from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a federal investigation as specified within the position description.

Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.

Required Documents:

*Education/certification certificate(s), if applicable.

*If prior military, DD214 Member Copy

This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.

INDIVIDUALS SELECTED FROM THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE CHANGED TO PART-TIME OR FULL-TIME AT MANAGEMENT'S DISCRETION WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION.

ALL ONLINE APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 1159PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME (EST) ON THE CLOSING DATE LISTED IN THE JOB POSTING.

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How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Your application/resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. This vacancy will be filled by the best qualified applicant as determined by the selecting official.

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Not Applicable

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If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. Benefits you get to enjoy while working at MCCS include but are not limited to:

  • Stability of Federal Civilian Service

  • People with passion for doing work that matters

  • Quality of Work Life Balance

  • Competitive Pay

  • Comprehensive Benefit Packages

  • Marine Corps Exchange and Base Facility Privileges

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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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How to Apply

All applications must be submitted online via the MCCS Careers website: www.usmc-mccs.org/careers

Resumes/applications emailed or mailed will not be considered for this vacancy announcement. To be considered for employment, the application or resume must be submitted online by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement.

Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your MCCS user account and review your application status.

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Agency contact information
BUSINESS AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Phone

703/432-0435

Email

hq.vacancies@usmc-mccs.org

Address

BUSINESS AND SUPPORT SERVICES DIVISION 3044 CATLIN AVE QUANTICO, VA USA

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Next steps

All applicants who submit an application via our Careers page at www.usmc-mccs.org/careers will be able to view their application status online.

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The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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  • New employee probationary period

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/499874900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 05/14/2018 to 05/28/2018

Salary: $13 to $16 per hour

Pay scale & grade: NF 02

Work schedule: Full-Time

Appointment type: Permanent