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Student Trainee (Accounting),Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC),01-17-2020,USA Gov

2020-01-19 USAJob USA Government
Deadline:2020-01-27



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Overview

  • Open & closing dates

    01/17/2020 to 01/27/2020

  • Service

    Excepted

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 05 - 07

  • Salary

    $39,291 to $63,267 per year

  • Appointment type

    Temporary - Student Temporary Appointment NTE 09/30/2020

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full time position in the excepted service.

Location

few vacancies in the following location:

  • Washington, DC
Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Telework eligible

No

This job is open to

  • The public

    U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.

  • Students

    Current students enrolled in accredited educational institutions from high school to graduate level. Includes internships, pathways and other student programs.

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Announcement number

FERC-DE-2020-0158

Control number

557085000

  • Duties

    Summary

    If you are ready to begin your new career or are looking for a place to make an impact, what better place than a top ranked agency in the federal government? We are looking for the best and brightest to join our team of dedicated professionals here at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), where we are ranked number one in the Best Places to Work in the federal government rankings!



    Learn more about this agency

    Responsibilities

    We’re an independent agency that regulates the interstate transmission of electricity, natural gas and oil. Ranked number one in the Best Places to Work in the Federal Government rankings, our team of engineers, scientists, analysts and attorneys work collaboratively to ensure that the industry delivers reliable, efficient and sustainable energy, impacting the daily lives of all Americans.

    Our internship program provides students the opportunity to gain first-hand experience in a federal agency while learning more about the energy industry and gaining exposure to the Commission’s work. Students have the opportunity to attend networking events, visits to regulated hydropower dams, seminars with career advice and tips and enjoy lunch with FERC’s top officials. Apply now for an opportunity you don’t want to miss!

    This is a SUMMER 2020 internship position. To learn more about our Summer Intern Program and the activities involved, click here: FERC Summer Internships

    This position is located in the Office of Enforcement, which serves the public interest by ensuring effective regulations and protecting customers through understanding markets and their regulation, timely identifying and remedying market problems, assuring compliance with Commission rules and regulations, and detecting and crafting remedies to address market manipulation and other non-compliance issues.

    At time of application, applicant must submit proof of current enrollment in a degree-seeking program. If selected, applicant must provide proof of continuing education through either the Summer or Fall 2020 semesters. To meet the definition of a student, applicants must be enrolled at least half-time in a degree-seeking program. 

    These positions are temporary, they may be converted to a full time, career-conditional position. Any conversions to full time  or career-conditional status is neither implied nor guaranteed.

    Major Duties of the position:

    -   Apply professional accounting principles, techniques, and theories to solve market and financial accounting issues at energy companies, including numerous Fortune 500 companies.

    -  Perform a variety of basic spreadsheet analyses; research market and financial accounting issues; and prepare routine working papers and summary reports.

    -  Develop work plans, milestones, and resource requirements and provide these inputs to the Division's planning process. The effort requires research into basic regulatory, market, financial auditing and emerging issues, industry reporting, various current and prior Commission actions, prior and on-going audits, evaluations, examinations and discussions with other knowledgeable sources.

    -  Assist in performing evaluations and examinations of market and financial accounting and reporting issues associated with measurement of market performance, assessment of market behavior and structure, and financial reporting requirements, to ensure efficiency, fairness, and consistency with Commission rules and policies. Develop recommendations for the disposition of all issues. Take action to resolve, or coordinate the resolution of, market and financial problems and issues.

    -Prepare draft summaries of work performed and based on the results of the audits, evaluations and examinations that contain an appropriate discussion and recommendations on economic and regulatory policies. Prepare other written products such as notices, financial memoranda and proposed orders.

    Duties and responsibilities at the GS-5 level may be of less complexity.
     

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    07 - GS-5 for GS-5 level GS-7 for GS-7 level

  • Job family (Series)

    0599 Financial Management Student Trainee

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/557085000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

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