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ACCOUNTING SUPPORT SPECIALIST
OCCUPATION CODE: 0525-0004
JOB LEVEL: N-15
BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
0525h
(0525-0004) ACCOUNTING SUPPORT SPECIALIST


DOCUMENT DATE:
January 8, 2005

FUNCTION:
Serves as initial point of contact and provides support for the full range of potential inquiries related to accounting procedures and processing assuring that complex problems are resolved.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
See the Standard Position Descriptions for the Occupation Codes given above.

REQUIREMENTS:


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS:
This section is composed of Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) which are required to satisfactorily perform the tasks of the position. Applicants must demonstrate that they possess a sufficient level of each KSA to enable them to perform these tasks satisfactorily. Applicants demonstrate these levels by describing examples of experience, education, or training any of which may be non-postal. Ratings are based on the demonstration of the level of possession of each of the KSAs, taking into account provision of Article 33 of the Information Technology/Accounting Service Centers collective bargaining agreement. Failure to demonstrate any KSA is disqualifying. Knowledge of computer systems and accounting applications at a level sufficient to input and query data and obtain reports/information. Ability to evaluate information provided by customer to determine nature of various types of accounting related problems and identify an appropriate solution within established service standards. Ability to communicate orally and in writing to express ideas or facts clearly and logically when answering questions, giving directions, and providing information. Ability to comprehend and execute oral instructions to complete work tasks and job assignments. Ability to work cooperatively with people and interact positively with customers and co-workers, exercising courtesy, etiquette, and self-control. Ability to work with limited supervision to independently plan and execute work activities, check work for completeness and accuracy, and meet established time commitments. Ability to identify accounting system and application problems and make recommendations for improvement.

EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS:
Applicants must successfully complete Postal Service Test 744.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Applicant must be physically able to perform efficiently the duties of the position.

  Occ Code: 0525-0004

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