Washington, D.C
May 24, 2022
May 26, 2022
Audit and Tax
Full Time

  • Perform research and execute the audit program and day-to-day team activities required to complete the audit and/or project.
  • Devise innovative auditing techniques, and participate on multiple audit projects and programs simultaneously.
  • Study and integrate findings of a number of audit efforts to define audit targets, develop audit criteria, or new approaches for use by other auditors.
  • Prepare audit plans or guidelines for comprehensive examination of various functional areas.
  • Conduct research, identifies issues and risks, and plans audit step that provide results in terms of dollar savings and/or non-financial benefits to DFC.
  • Identify, select, and apply appropriate quantitative/qualitative analytical methods and tools to collect, arrange, process, and present data.
  • Develop well-supported findings and appropriate recommendations that are cost-effective and actionable.
  • Produce audit documentation, such as internal review reports, corrective and preventive action plans, internal reviews, standard operating procedures, and work instructions to effectively communicate to internal/external stakeholders.
  • Assume Auditor-in-Charge (AIC) duties as assigned, as well as coordinate activities of an audit team including developing project budget, tracking staff hours, establish and monitor milestones, and mentor junior staff.
  • Make recommendations or influences decisions on programs that involve matters such as improvements in business processes, organizational structure, management systems, or controversial situations.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Must submit resume and supporting documents (See How To Apply)
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period
  • This position has been designated as Critical Sensitive and requires the incumbent to obtain and maintain eligibility for a Top Secret (TS) clearance.
  • This position is subject to random drug testing while you occupy the position.
  • If selected, you will be required to file, prior to entrance on duty, a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450).


In addition to basic (education) qualifications requirements, applicants must meet all of the qualification requirements no later than 30 days after the closing date of this announcement.

Status candidates must meet time-in-grade requirements (52 weeks at the next lower grade level).

Applicants must possess at least one year of specialized experience that is equivalent in difficulty and complexity to the GS-13 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is defined as experience that is in or directly related to the line of work of this position and has equipped you with the knowledge and competencies to successfully perform the duties of this position. More specifically, this requirement involves demonstrated skill or experience in ALL of the following:

1) Manage, conduct, or serve as a technical expert in the areas of performance audits & financial statement audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards/other applicable standards;
2) Develop short-range and long-range planning guidance;
3) Lead nationwide, federal or international performance and/or financial-related audits work;
4) Communicate audit findings, justifying conclusions reached and recommending courses of actions in an audit environment;
5) Maintain relationships with program/management officials representing auditees throughout the audit process and interfacing effectively with agency officials; AND
6) Prepare and/or review written reports, work papers and other documents in order to appropriately document audit findings and results.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

TIME-IN-GRADE: Current career or career-conditional employees of the Federal government, or former career or career-conditional employees, who have a break in service of less than one year, are required to meet the time-in-grade restriction of one year of Federal experience at the next lower grade, with few exceptions outlined in 5 CFR 300.603(b).


All applicants MUST meet one of the basic (education) qualification requirements described below for this position:


A. Applicants must have a degree from an accredited college or university in accounting/auditing; or a degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting. The 24 hours may include up to 6 hours of credit in business law; OR

B. 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.

The applicant's background must also include one of the following:
1. Twenty-four semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to 6 hours of business law;
2. A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; or
3. Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in accounting or auditing, e.g., 15 semester hours, but that does not fully satisfy the 24-semester-hour requirement of paragraph A, provided that (a) the applicant has successfully worked at the full-performance level in accounting, auditing, or a related field, e.g., valuation engineering or financial institution examining; (b) a panel of at least two higher level professional accountants or auditors has determined that the applicant has demonstrated a good knowledge of accounting and of related and underlying fields that equals in breadth, depth, currency, and level of advancement that which is normally associated with successful completion of the 4-year course of study described in paragraph A; and (c) except for literal nonconformance to the requirement of 24 semester hours in accounting, the applicant's education, training, and experience fully meet the specified requirements.

NOTE: All applicants MUST submit transcripts as verification of educational requirement; OR a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination OR panel recommendation that includes all the requirements as described under Combination of Education and Experience #3 above by the closing date of this announcement.

Additional information

Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must:
1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria;
2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and
3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility.
For more information: .

Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, you must be a preference eligible or a Veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions.

Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: For more information on appointment authority eligibility requirements:
  • Persons with Disabilities-Schedule A
  • Special Hiring Authorities for Veterans
  • Special Hiring Authority for Certain Military Spouses
  • Other Special Appointment Authorities
  • OPM Interchange Agreement and Other Miscellaneous Authorities
Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see ).

Telework Suitability : The duties of this position is suitable for telework. The selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval and if they meet the eligibility criterion in the 2010 Telework Act.

Stipulations of Employment : Selection may require completion of a 1-year probationary period.

This position has been designated as Critical Sensitive and requires the incumbent to obtain and maintain eligibility for a Top Secret (TS)
clearance. The incumbent will be subject to random drug testing while you occupy the position.

If selected, you will be required to file, prior to entrance on duty, a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450).

Work Schedule : This position allows for a flexible work schedule.

Miscellaneous: DFC uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit .

This vacancy announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 120 days.

Recruitment and relocation incentives may be authorized for this position.

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