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Accountant

Work Schedule: Full Time
Salary: $56,929 – $104,275
Location: Washington, DC metropolitan area

The CIA's Office of Global Financial Management has openings for Accountants to support the Agency's financial auditability. We are looking for experienced, motivated individuals with a passion for applying accounting theory, concepts, principles and standards to financial governmental activities and to serve their country working in a diverse, dynamic and challenging environment.


Minimum Requirements: Minimum requirements include a BS/BA in Accounting, or a related field such as business administration, finance or public administration with an overall 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) GPA or better with at least 24 semester credit hours of accounting coursework. Applicants must have excellent interpersonal skills, strong written and oral communications skills, and a focus on customer service. Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Financial and Federal Accounting Standards and Cost Accounting Standards is desired. Applicants with advanced degrees or who possess professional certifications such as Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Governmental Financial Manager, or who have experience in analyzing and resolving complex accounting problems, preparing or /reviewing Federal Financial Statements and developing or conducting internal controls reviews are especially encouraged to apply.

Please note: We are unable to process your application without all college transcripts showing all grades. Unofficial transcripts for all degrees must be attached to your online application.

Candidates will be evaluated on their ability to: 1) understand and assess complex accounting issues, 2) analyze data and make recommendations, 3) work productively, with either independently or in a team environment, and 4) demonstrate knowledge of accounting and financial concepts, principles, and techniques.

ALL POSITIONS REQUIRE RELOCATION TO THE WASHINGTON DC METROPOLITAN AREA.

All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview and an extensive background investigation. US citizenship is required.

To be considered suitable for Agency employment, applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last twelve months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to twelve months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.

Important Notice:Friends, family, individuals, or organizations may be interested to learn that you are an applicant for or an employee of the CIA. Their interest, however, may not be benign or in your best interest. You cannot control whom they would tell. We therefore ask you to exercise discretion and good judgment in disclosing your interest in a position with the Agency. You will receive further guidance on this topic as you proceed through your CIA employment processing.

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An equal opportunity employer and a drug-free work force.


Posted: Mar 17, 2015 11:43 AM
Last Updated: Jul 11, 2017 10:37 AM

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