U.S. Marine Corps Lead Accounting Technician NF3 (Multiple Vacancies) in Kansas City, Missouri
Summary Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively. Responsibilities Serves as the Lead Accounting Technician, relaying instructions from the Process Manager (AR, AP, Payroll or GL), initiating key tasks, establishing work cadence and managing team deadlines. Demonstrates work methods, and provides work-related guidance. Ensures worksite materials and tools are available to complete work. Keeps process manager apprised of all issues. Monitors work and meets productivity goals. Ensures employees follow security, safety and housekeeping rules. Responsible for solving problems with varying degrees of difficulty. Conducts on-the-job training and maintains procedures/instructions. Serves as a leader in the section and will perform supervisory duties on an emergency, or short-term and nonrecurring basis.Performs accounting duties that require detailed knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles applicable to AP, AR, Payroll or GL processes in retail and cost environments. Personally performs more complex phases of the unit’s work. Creates, compiles, analyzes, verifies and maintains results of formal statistical financial reporting documents utilizing an automated accounting system. Analyzes and validates detailed accounting applications encompassing a wide range of accounts and resolves problems and errors. Assists in processing a large volume of reports on a daily basis. Assists in reconciling various account balances with the general ledger on a monthly basis using double entry accounting procedures. Performs daily review, analysis and reconciliation of accounting data. Works directly with MCCS accounting personnel in reviewing and analyzing detail account data and maintains continuous liaison with vendors, MCCS personnel, credit card clearinghouses, and financial institutions to coordinate prompt solutions to problems as they arise. Conducts audits to ensure the completeness, accuracy and integrity of accounting records, automated subsystems and the account balances and initiates any corrective action. May prepare and maintain financial statements, spreadsheets, journals, subsidiary ledgers, schedules and recapitulations reflecting various accounting transactions. Completes and presents correspondence for action by process manager or local finance. Prepares monthly, quarterly and yearly accounting documents, financial reports, trial balances, balance sheets, operational budgets, cash flow budgets and variance analyses. Gathers information and finalizes fiscal year closeout and year-end review reports.Supports process manager’s implementation of an activity safety program for SSC employees that includes: regular safety meetings; training of employees on available safety regulations, instructions, materials and equipment; reporting workplace accidents to the process managers and Human Resources Office, compliance with OSHA standards and correction of unsafe or unhealthy working conditions. Supports process manager’s efforts to ensure employees understand safety infractions, and supports appropriate action to correct situations. Supports process manager’s efforts to ensure minimal loss of duty by complying with “Return to Work” program initiatives and following up on employee wellbeing.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 established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment.This is a white-collar position where occasional lifting (up to 20 lbs) may be required.May travel to complete work assignments. Requires the ability to work in an assigned shift with varying hours. Performs other related duties as assigned. Assists other departments as assigned.This position is designated as Mission Essential, and deemed necessary to ensure business continuity during contingency operations, natural disasters, extreme weather situations or other emergency situations to include closure of the facility. These mission essential functions are existing functions that enable the Global Business Services to continue to provide necessary, vital services during time of need and require civilian employees to telework in order to support the mission. Requirements Conditions of Employment See Duties and Qualifications EVALUATIONS: Qualifications Three years’ experience that demonstrates knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and practices; OR Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance and relevant work experience; OR an appropriate combination of education and experience that demonstrates possession of the knowledge and skill equivalent to that gained in the above; ability to acquire and apply a knowledge of the principles, policies and operating details of the accounting system; knowledge of procedures necessary to verify and determine problem areas or irregularities and recommend solutions; and specific knowledge of accounting procedures and general accounting office operation. Knowledge of end-to-end AP, Payroll, AR or GL processes and associated technology platforms. Skill in analytical reasoning and the ability to apply that skill in the identification, analysis, and conceptualization of problems. Able to clearly communicate information to key stakeholders both written and orally. Demonstrated success in working effectively in a team environment and in building collaborative relationships with peers and other stakeholders. Strong accounting background and systems orientation (such as Computron, Oracle EBS, etc.). Comfortable working in a fast-paced, high-energy environment. A high degree of proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel. Skill to lead employees in the accomplishment of work.May be eligible for telework or remote work depending on the business needs of the employing organization. Education Additional Information 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, Human Resources Division may obtain a Criminal Record Check and/or an Investigative Consumer Report. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI).For all positions requiring access to firearms or ammunition, the Federal Government is prohibited from employing individuals in these positions who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectees for such positions must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made.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 CopyThis 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.Involuntarily separated members of the armed forces and eligible family members applying through the Transition Assistance Program must submit a written request/statement (may be obtained from the MCCS Human Resources Office) and present ID card with "TA" stamped in red on front of card.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.