BARGAINING UNIT QUALIFICATION STANDARD
(0525-0004) ACCOUNTING SUPPORT SPECIALIST
January 8, 2005
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
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
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
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
Ability to identify accounting system and application problems and make
Applicants must successfully complete Postal Service Test 744.
Applicant must be physically able to perform efficiently the duties of