Individuals assigned to these positions provide senior level financial expertise and/or first line supervision to a team of contractor accounting professionals and support staff depending upon area of assignment. Work is conducted within established financial strategic program guidelines, including the coordination of day-to-day financial activities, within area of assignment and performing the full range of moderately complex to complex financial activities.
CPA is required
Considerable knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board (FASAB) and Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB).
Considerable knowledge of Federal appropriation law and ability to obtain considerable knowledge of Agency regulations, concepts, methods and standards impacting financial activities.
Ability to obtain considerable knowledge of Finance procedures and policies specific to the area of assignment.
Considerable knowledge of customer mission requirements sufficient to anticipate required financial support.
Strong analytical skills necessary to compile data, analyze it, and develop financial reports.
Considerable knowledge of quality assurance procedures to ensure data integrity and timeliness of the data.
Ability to apply analytic, diagnostic, and qualitative techniques sufficient to identify, evaluate, and recommend to managers appropriate financial solutions to resolve moderately complex to complex interrelated financial issues.
Demonstrated ability to lead, and/or manage and develop staff.
Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated by developing working relationships and networks with division/component/field managers and employees, staff, and colleagues.
Ability to interact with people who have different values, cultures, or backgrounds.
Ability to interact with customers, employees, and managers at all levels in order to contribute to and influence decision-making and resolve conflict.
Ability to prepare and deliver briefings on financial topics to a diverse audience.
Strong oral and written communication skills sufficient for responses or briefings on financial topics and issues to a wide range of technical and non-technical customers, co-workers, and managers.