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at Office of the Chief Financial Officer

Pay: $127817 to $164609/year
$127817 - $164609
Posted: 7/2/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2205912

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SERVICING PERSONNEL OFFICE/UNIT: Office of Human Resources 
POSITION SERIES: 510
POSITION GRADE: DS - 15
IF "OPEN UNTIL FILLED," FIRST SCREENING DATE:  September 27, 2018
TOUR OF DUTY:  To be determined
AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Unlimited
PROMOTION POTENTIAL: None
NUMBER OF VACANCIES:  One (1) or more
AGENCY:  Education Cluster (EC), University of the District of Columbia (UDC)
DURATION OF APPOINTMENT: Permanent
COLLECTIVE BARGAINING UNIT: This position is not in a collective bargaining unit.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:  This position is located in the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO), Education Cluster (EC), University of the District of Columbia (UDC).  The incumbent will be responsible for the oversight of accounting and grant management functions of the University of the District of Columbia.  Duties include, but are not limited to: Monitoring and overseeing the design and development of financial components to assure that UDC Accounting, Accounts Payable and Grants management functions and policies are in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), GASB District policies and procedures, Federal rules and regulations and NACUBO standards; providing technical assistance to UDC managers and programs in the development or modification of accounting systems;  establishing and documenting policies and procedures which ensure sound internal control structure for all UDC accounting and grants management transactions and processes; provides advice to management and staff on financial matters; coordinating the completion of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFR) and A-133 audits; coordinating the presentation of financial information for quarterly board meetings; developing and providing information, technical guidance and reports to auditors (external and independent auditors, Office of the Inspector General, OCFO Office of Integrity and Oversight, and other stakeholders) as requested; analyzing reports, statements, and financial data and preparing the monthly financial forecast reflecting the financial condition of UDC; preparing and overseeing the preparation of UDC's quarterly and annual financial and consolidated statements;  coordinating and reviewing all reports of grant and entitlement programs prior to submission to grantor agency; planning and conducting internal financial and operating audits to define control weaknesses and recommending cost effective and value added remedial measures; providing briefings on mission-critical program operations, including providing opinions and recommendations for action, based upon review of independently gathered data and techniques devised by the incumbent to sustain operational requirements; and performing other related duties as assigned. 
 

Minimum Qualifications

Seven (7) years of progressive experience performing the related duties and responsibilities such as providing oversight, advisory support, and supervision of accounting and grant management functions; possessing expert knowledge of GASB, GAAP, and NACUBO standards; and experience working with institutions of higher learning.
 
In addition – CPA certification is required. Applicant must have a degree in accounting or related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting. This can include up to six (6) hours of business law.   Applicants must submit an official transcript that verifies a degree in accounting or related field and 24 semester credit hours in accounting in order to be considered. If applicable, your application package must include a foreign credential course by course evaluation of all foreign transcripts.

Specialized Experience

Experience that provides the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for this position.
 

Additional Information

COLLECTIVE BARGAINING UNIT:
 
Employment with the OCFO is at will.  However, the discipline and/or discharge of bargaining unit employees is governed by the collective bargaining agreement.
 
EEO STATEMENT:
 
The OCFO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.
 
HOW TO APPLY:
 
All Applicants, including departmental employees and other DC Government Employees, must submit the District of Columbia application, DC 2000. (Resume may be attached). Incomplete applications (DC2000'S) will not be considered.  Employees affected by restructuring must submit their application with the application transmittal form. All applications, transcripts, and supporting documents must be received by closed of business (5:00 PM) on the closing date of the announcement or they will not be considered.
 
NOTE:  It is imperative that all information on the DC 2000, resume and supporting documents be both accurate and truthful and is subject to verification.  Misrepresentations of any kind may be grounds for disqualification for this position or termination.
 
JOB OFFERS
 
Official job offers are made only by the OCFO's Human Resources Division.
 
PHYSICAL EFFORT:
 
Sedentary
 
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS:
 
If you are scheduled for an interview and require any reasonable accommodation in our interview process, please inform the hiring representative who contact you to schedule your interview.  Whenever possible, please give the hiring representative sufficient time to consider and respond to your request. 
 
RESIDENCY PREFERENCE: 
 
An external applicant for a position in the OCFO who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia at the time of application, may claim a hiring preference over a non-resident applicant by completing the 'Residency Preference for Employment' form, DC 2000RP, and submitting it with the employment application, DC 2000. To be granted preference, an applicant must: (1) be qualified for the position; and (2) submit a claim form at the time of application. Except for employees entitled by law to preference, preference will not be granted unless the claim is made at the time of application.  This preference is only granted upon initial appointment.
 
NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION: 
 
In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code section 2-1401.01 et seq., (Act) the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, disability, source of income, or place of residence or business. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination, which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above, protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.
 
NOTICE OF BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND PENALTIES FOR FALSE STATEMENTS:
 
Employment with the OCFO is subject to the completion and satisfactory result of a background investigation conducted by the OCFO.  For most positions, the investigation is conducted after commencement of duty, at which time you will be provided background and release of information forms to complete.  For more information, see the Employment Opportunities section at the OCFO website (www.cfo.dc.gov).  Certain highly sensitive positions however warrant completion of the OCFO background investigation prior to commencement of duty.  You will be informed if this is required.
 
Applicant understands that a false statement on any part of your application, including materials submitted with the application, may be grounds for not hiring you, or for firing you after you begin work (D.C. Official Code, section 1-616.51 et seq.) (2001).  The applicant understands that making a false statement on the application or on materials submitted with the application is punishable by criminal penalties pursuant to D.C. Official Code, section 22-2405 et seq. (2001).
 
SALARY REDUCTION OF REEMPLOYED ANNUITANTS
 
An individual selected for employment in the District Government on or after January 1, 1980, who is receiving an annuity under any District government civilian retirement system, shall have his or her pay reduced by the amount of annuity allocable to the period of employment as a reemployed annuitant.
 
VETERANS PREFERENCE:
 
Applicants claiming veteran's preference must submit official proof with the application.
 
WORKING CONDITION:
 
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