Accountant - Entry Level (Ft. Meade, MD)

The National Security Agency
Fort Meade, MD 20755
The National Security Agency employs a wide variety of business professionals who play a critical role through budgetary and contract activities that support our nation's security every day. We rely on the skills of our acquisition, finance, and accounting professionals to support the internal infrastructure of a federal agency comparable in size and budget to Fortune 100 companies. You formulate and execute budget resources, develop and allocate manpower resources and even provide guidance on implementing policy on cost, finance, and accounting. Start a career where you become a steward of taxpayer dollars, seeking the greatest return that money can provide: a superior intelligence service for the safety and security of our nation.",

Description of NSA

The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal: to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive of classified national security information.

The National Security Agency employs a wide variety of business professionals who play a critical role in protecting or nation's security every day. The Audit, Accounting and Financial Services organization is responsible for all facets of financial operations, analysis, and reporting for the National Security Agency. We rely on the skills of our accounting and financial analysis professionals to support the internal infrastructure of a federal agency comparable in size and budget to Fortune 100 companies.

Description of Position

ACCOUNTANT

As an Accountant at the NSA, you will be instrumental in administering and potentially remediating a wide array of critical accounting work streams, using the PeopleSoft financial system. Responsibilities of an Accountant include, but are not limited to:

- Authorizing, recording, classifying, and summarizing economic events
- Recording and analyzing complex non-routine transactions
- Monitoring financial systems operations for legal compliance and internal control purposes
- Preparing reports on financial status and operations for external oversight authorities
- Using managerial accounting systems to help decision makers manage cost and measure performance

Strong preference given to applicants with a major in Accounting

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Accountant - Entry Level (Ft. Meade, MD)

The National Security Agency
Fort Meade, MD 20755

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