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Accounting Support Specialist II

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The goal of this task order is to provide financial and program management support services to the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Domestic Nuclear Detection Office and Office of Health Affairs (CWMD/DNDO and CWMD/OHA) to accomplish mission objectives.

Personnel under this task order will provide a wide range of support services to CWMD/DNDO and CWMD/OHA in the areas of program management, financial program support services, travel support services, financial management, system implementation services, human capital management, and administrative support.

The Accounting Support Specialist II is responsible for financial management, budgeting, cost-benefit analysis, cost analysis and management, and accounting and financial activities.

Job Duties

Duties will include:

  • Assist in developing, coordinating, and maintaining an integrated system of financial services including accounting, budgeting, and financial reporting.
  • Provide assistance to the federal staff in their task of formulating, justifying, and monitoring the execution of long-range (5-year) budget plans to fund major programs and services.
  • Assist with the collection of data to allow staff to develop detailed estimates and narrative justifications.
  • Employ cost-benefit analysis to review financial requests, assess program trade-offs, and explore alternative funding methods.
  • Provide functional expertise in integrated financial resource management and cost management.
  • Analyze budget estimates and proposals for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with established procedures, regulations, and organizational objectives.
  • Assist Federal staff in formulating and developing the annual expenditure plan(s) and executing the mid-year review and end-of-year closeout.
  • Support various types of integrated financial resource management, economic and cost analysis, including cost-benefit analysis, business case development, and general cost effectiveness.
  • Track past, current, and future expenditures at varying levels (e.g., office, program, and performer) and perform budget analysis on results.
  • Assist Federal staff with the preparation of annual budget submissions through CWMD/DNDO and CWMD/OHA senior managers to DHS Headquarters and then to the Office of Management and Budget.
  • Provide on-the-job training to staff on internal budget, financial, and accounting procedures.
  • Assist with accounting and financial activities such as reconciliations (Federal and non-Federal documents, cash, grants, and SFs 132 and 133), database entry and query, financial data analysis, researching abnormal balances, advances, Treasury Information Executive Repository (TIER), and accounting period closures.
  • Assist in creating and analyzing month-end CFO certification reports.
  • Assist in monitoring and executing funding documents to include IAAs, PRs, and other procurement documents.
  • As required, support CWMD/DNDO and CWMD/OHA leadership by assisting in the preparation of procurement packages, including commercial contracts, IAAs, cooperative agreements and grants, and other required documentation for acquisitions or for the provision of funding assistance.
  • Assist in performing equipment financial accounting to include receipt, transfer, depreciation, and closeout of equipment assets.
  • Assist with the creation and analysis of financial statements.

Minimum Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting OR 15 years of experience in accounting and 15 years of experience in the Federal government or military
  • Minimum of 15 years of accounting experience
  • Mastery of and skill in applying the concepts, principles, practices, laws, and regulations of budgeting and financing.
  • High degree of skill in analyzing and comparing budgets and program actions to recommend the best use of funds.
  • Comprehensive and detailed knowledge and understanding of governing budgetary policies, financial processes, budget forecasts, estimates, and submissions conforming to requirements, guidelines, and financial objectives.
  • Knowledge of analytical processes that are appropriate for conducting cost-benefit analysis, depreciation, proration of revenues and costs, and identification of trends in the use of funds.
  • Strong analytical and policy analysis background.
  • Excellent communication, written, and organizational skills.

Security Clearance Requirement


Place of Performance

Washington, D.C.

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Company Highlights

At LHG, we offer our employees a full comprehensive and competitive benefits package. Our benefits package features:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid time off
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Company paid short/long term disability
  • Company paid Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance
  • 401(k) (up to 3% matching)
  • FSA
  • Other company perks

The Loch Harbour Group is an equal opportunity employer, all interested qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, D/M/V/F. LHG welcomes and encourages diversity in the workforce.