The U.S. government is the largest employer in the world, employing over 2.1 million people. The federal government hires accountants to perform financial activities and compliance work on its behalf. In order to apply, however, you need to meet certain qualifications that are set by the Office of Personnel Management for all federal agencies.
Becoming a federal government accountant takes more than just showing up for work each day—it requires a lot of hard work and dedication. In this article, we’ll give you some valuable advice on how to start an accounting career in the federal government.