SEC seeks candidates for accounting fellowship.The Securities and Exchange Commission is accepting applications for three professional accounting fellow positions in the Of Office of the Chief Accountant A person who has the requisite skill and experience in establishing and maintaining accurate financial records for an individual or a business. The duties of an accountant may include designing and controlling systems of records, auditing books, and preparing financial statements. . The fellows will be appointed ap·point
tr.v. ap·point·ed, ap·point·ing, ap·points
1. To select or designate to fill an office or a position: appointed her the chief operating officer of the company.
2. for two-year terms beginning June June: see month. 1996.
The fellows will work directly with the chief accountant and will participate in the study and development of rule proposals under federal securities laws, serve as liaisons with professional accounting standard-setting bodies and consult with registrants on accounting and reporting matters.
Applicants must have a minimum of eight years, experience in public accounting or its equivalent, with at least two years as a manager. They should be thoroughly familiar with technical accounting and auditing literature as well as with current issues confronting the profession. At least one of the fellows should have experience in financial instruments accounting and in financial institutions other than banks, such as the insurance industry. In addition, familiarity with accounting for business combinations, leases and real estate enhances an applicant's qualifications.
Applicants are required to submit background information and an 8- to 10-page essay on a current accounting or auditing issue that involves the SEC. They must complete a Standard Form 171, "Personnel Qualification Statement," submit a brief resume and include two letters of recommendation from nonrelatives. Applications must be submitted by December December: see month. 31. Application procedures are available from the Of Office of the Chief Accountant, SEC, Mail Stop 11-3, 450 Fifth Street, N.W., Washington Washington, town, England
Washington, town (1991 pop. 48,856), Sunderland metropolitan district, NE England. Washington was designated one of the new towns in 1964 to alleviate overpopulation in the Tyneside-Wearside area. , D.C. 20549. Address inquiries to Russell Russell, English noble family. It first appeared prominently in the reign of Henry VIII when
John Russell, 1st earl of Bedford, 1486?–1555, rose to military and diplomatic importance. B. Mallett III at the Office of the Chief Accountant.