This position is in the Office of the Chief Accountant, International Group located in Washington, DC.
The International Group provides advice to the Chief Accountant on international accounting and auditing issues and works with the Accounting and Professional Practice groups to provide both governance and technical input to international accounting, auditing, and regulatory organizations that also promote the development of credible financial reporting information.
The International group works closely with the Chief Accountant to support the Chief Accountant's role as the Co-Chair of the Monitoring Group. As one of three Deputy Chief Accountants of the Commission, the incumbent shares the duties of the Chief Accountant; the scope of his/her duties can encompass all functions and operations of the Office. The specific matters handled by the Deputy Chief Accountants vary over time, according to the kinds of issues encountered and the priority established by the Chief Accountant, Chairman and/or the Commission.
Typical duties include:
Serving as Deputy Chief Accountant of the International work and providing advice to the Chief Accountant on international auditing and accounting issues and working with the Accounting and Professional Practice groups to provide both governance and technical input to international accounting, auditing, and regulatory organizations that also promote the development of credible financial reporting information.
Assisting the Chief Accountant in his role as the Co-Chair of the Monitoring Group, a group of international organizations committed to advancing the public interest in areas related to international audit standard setting and audit quality.
Giving professional guidance on international accounting and international auditing standards. Advising on implementation questions associated with such matters.
Providing recommendations to the Chief Accountant concerning a myriad of international issues, including supporting OCA's work with the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO).
Degree: accounting; or a degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration. OR
Combination of education and experience: 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.
SO-01: Applicant must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS/SK-14 level: (1) developing accounting policy for an organization related to the securities industry and (2) serving as a senior accounting adviser, providing program direction, technical leadership and oversight to the activities of the accounting and auditing phases of a program.
Internal Number: 19-EX-10565032-DMQ
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