Want to be the Chief Accountant at the SEC’s Division of Enforcement? Well, then you have less than two weeks to get your application in for this job posting yesterday that closes on June 1, 2009.
According to the USAJOBS post, the Chief Accountant in the Division of Enforcement is responsible for initiating, planning, developing, coordinating and executing the accounting and auditing investigations of the enforcement program. The Chief Accountant also is responsible for developing and implementing policies concerning the enforcement program, including:
1) Reviewing recommendations for enforcement or investigative action and isolating trends in private sector financial, accounting, or auditing practices,
2) Prioritizing enforcement accounting initiatives and evaluating the need for new rules, regulations or new/amended legislation to implement revised programs,
3) Collaborating with other senior management staff in identifying important trends in corporate/industry financial and accounting and auditing issues,
4) Managing the Division’s accounting staff,
5) Managing the overall planning of the development of investigative procedures concerning accounting and auditors, and
6) Establishing priorities for, and overseeing accounting and financial reporting investigations conducted by attorneys and accountants.