Reston, Virginia
Jun 25, 2022
Jul 04, 2022
Audit and Tax
Full Time

Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)

Participates on a small team of auditors performing audits of ODNI operations for compliance with applicable laws or regulations, achievement of program results or economy and efficiency. Audit assignments normally require the auditor to objectively analyze information and reach conclusions regarding aspects of ODNI operations.

Duties and responsibilities include:

Develops draft audit guides that clearly define objectives, scope, methodologies, and procedures to accomplish project objectives.

Establishes milestones and resources appropriate to the scope of the project.

Demonstrates technical competence in applying government auditing standards for data gathering, analysis, and documentation efforts.

Reviews reports, records, and criteria; interviews auditees to identify relevant sources of information; and obtains data supporting assigned project objectives, potential findings, and conclusions.

Writes products that are clear, concise, logically organized, supported by documentation, and timely.

Prepares and briefs senior officials, both internal and external to the ICIG, on findings, recommendations, and report segments.

Promotes a culture that values diversity and cultivates a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment.

Maintains security and accountability of classified information.

Support the development and presentation of briefings that Inform leadership of systemic issues detracting from operational performance and program effectiveness as well as of other serious problems, abuses, and deficiencies relating to the administration of ODNI and IC programs.


Conditions of Employment

Desired Requirements

Certifications/Licenses: One or more of the following certifications is desired, but not required.

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)

Thorough knowledge of the theory, concepts, and practices of accounting and auditing to apply broad professional and functional standards, and to ensure an adequate quality of work.

Broad auditing knowledge to effectively conduct performance audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards and other applicable guidance and instructions.

Interpersonal skill in oral and written communication to present findings and recommendations or oversee the presentation of findings and recommendations to the audit client in order to obtain concurrence, present briefings to management, and produce audit reports.

Expert analytical skills in order to determine facts, draw conclusion, and recommend corrective action as required.

Experience leading a team of professional auditors in the completion of assigned performance audits.

IC experience is desired but not required.


Mandatory and Educational Requirements

Analytical and critical thinking skills, including the ability to identify needs, requirements, and develop extensive recommendations based on qualitative and quantitative data, and arrive at a clear, logical and concise conclusion.

Experience: Applicant must have at least 4 years of auditing experience, preferably within the IG audit community.


A. A degree in accounting, auditing, or a degree including courses 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.


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 at least one of the following:

1) 24 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 hours in 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.

Additional information

The ODNI is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To ensure compliance with an applicable nationwide preliminary injunction, which may be supplemented, modified, or vacated, depending on the course of ongoing litigation, the federal government will take no action to implement or enforce the COVID-19 vaccination requirement pursuant to Executive Order 14043 on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for federal employees. Therefore, to the extent a federal job announcement includes the requirement that applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 pursuant to Executive Order 14043, that requirement does not currently apply.

Federal agencies may request information regarding the vaccination status of selected applicants for the purposes of implementing other workplace safety protocols, such as protocols related to masking, physical distancing, testing, travel, and quarantine

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: The ODNI provides reasonable accommodations to otherwise qualified applicants with disabilities. IF YOU NEED A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Intelligence Community Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Office Representative by classified email at and, by unclassified email at, by telephone at 703-275-3900 or by FAX at 703-275-1217 . Your request for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO THE EEOD EMAIL ADDRESS. THIS EMAIL IS FOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION VIA THE EMAIL ADDRESS PROVIDED IN THE 'HOW TO APPLY' SECTION .

JOB INTERVIEW TRAVEL: Candidates from outside the Washington, D.C., area may be selected for a telephone, teleconference, or in-person interview. If selected for an in-person interview, the ODNI hiring office will pay for travel by commercial carrier (economy class) or reimburse for privately owned vehicle (POV) mileage. If applicable, the candidate also will be reimbursed at a flat rate for commercial lodging and per diem.

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