Accountant Job in COLUMBUS, OH

Vacancy No. Department Defense Finance and Accounting Service
Salary $74,319.00 to $96,618.00 Grade 12 to 12
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 11/8/2017 Close Date 11/27/2017
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Status Candidates

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)


  • Open & closing dates

    11/08/2017 to 11/27/2017

  • Salary

    $74,319 to $96,618 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 12

  • Work schedule


  • Appointment type



1 vacancy in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


Announcement number


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  • Duties



    DFAS (Defense Finance and Accounting Service) mission is to lead the DoD (Department of Defense) in finance and accounting by ensuring the delivery of efficient, exceptional quality pay and financial information. We take pride in serving the men and women who defend America. DFAS is seeking goal-oriented people who like a challenge and care about serving our country. We offer rewarding careers in finance, accounting, information systems, contracting services, human resources, clerical work and many other areas.

    Who may apply: Current Permanent DFAS Agency Employees Only

    The following link will help you determine if you meet the eligibility to apply for this position:

    PLEASE NOTE: You will be considered only for those appointment eligibilities for which you select, attach supporting documentation and are found eligible.

    Learn more about this agency


    • Provides professional accounting services, management advice, and assistance to supported internal and external customers and organizations.
    • Reviews and analyzes a wide variety of accounting documents, reports, policies, and procedures pertaining to multiple appropriation accounts.
    • Reviews, analyzes and modifies operating programs, practices, and procedures related to assigned area.
    • Establishes and monitors internal controls to identify problem areas, and determine actions required to improve operating program effectiveness.
    • Leads in the research, compilation, and retrieval of key supporting documents to support audits.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel - Seldom (1-24%)

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Status Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

  • Requirements
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  • Benefits
  • How to Apply
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This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.

Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.

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