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    Celia Mendive
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    ANALYST IN FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING, GS-14
    Congressional Research Service, Washington DC

    The Congressional Research Service (CRS) Government and Finance Division is seeking an Analyst in Financial Accounting to focus on the analysis of U.S. financial institutions, using the tools and methodologies of financial accounting and audit. The person selected for this position will support the U.S. Congress by conducting public policy analysis in the areas of banking, insurance, and securities.

    The analyst will provide objective, expert public policy analysis and consultation to congressional committees, Members, and staff, including preparing objective, non-partisan, and innovative analytical studies on public policy issues of national or international significance; providing personal assistance as an expert on public policy issues throughout the legislative process, including analyzing, appraising, and evaluating legislative proposals; and participating in multi-disciplinary team research projects and seminars.

    BASIC REQUIREMENT: Applicants must meet at least one of the following basic requirements in order to be eligible for consideration for this position:

    A. A degree in accounting or a related field (e.g., business administration or finance) that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours of credit in accounting or auditing courses (this may include up to 6 semester hours of credit in business law);

    OR

    B. A combination of education and experience that includes at least 4 years of experience in accounting; or an equivalent combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge.

    THE APPLICANT’S BACKGROUND MUST ALSO INCLUDE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

    1. At least 24 semester hours of credit in accounting or auditing courses (this may include up to 6 semester hours of credit in business law); OR

    2. A certificate as a Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; OR

    3. Equivalent experience.

    This position is being offered at the GS-14 level ($102,721-$133,543) with promotion potential to the GS-15 level (120,830-$153, 200). Please apply online
    at: http://www.loc.gov/crsinfo. If you are unable to apply online, please call 202.707.5627 to request an applicant job kit and refer to vacancy #090262 in all correspondence. Applications must be received by January 25, 2010.

    CRS is the public policy research arm of the United States Congress and is fully committed to workforce diversity.

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