Auditor

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Reston, Virginia
Posted
Jun 26, 2022
Closes
Jun 29, 2022
Function
Audit and Tax
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)

The incumbent plans, coordinates, conducts, and/or oversees performance audits of IC programs, activities, and functions as well as developing reports and communicating results. Directs a staff of professional auditors in planning and executing of audit assignments, providing advice to top IC management that directly affects the overall characteristics and direction of IC operations within the assigned program area. Duties and responsibilities include:

Directs a team of auditors in planning and executing performance audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards. Provides oversight or develops the basic audit concept and approach to be followed and specific guidance to be used to accomplish audit objectives.

Preparation of overall audit guides, procedures, and other instructions for each project.

Leads assigned team in identifying, distributing, and balancing workload and tasks among employees; and ensuring that each employee has an integral role in projects and developing the final team product.

Coaches assigned team in the selection and application of appropriate problem solving methods and techniques, provides advice on work methods, practices, and procedures.

Develops or monitors the preparation of audit reports and/or trend reports requiring analysis of complex programs/processes for assigned areas. Ensures that draft and final reports are written in compliance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards and IC IG Audit standards and are staffed appropriately with management officials.

Communicates written reports and oral briefings for senior leaders regarding significant findings that cover the conditions discovered, their cause and effect, status, and recommendations of complex audits.

Identifies and makes recommendations to ODNI and IC senior leaders regarding actions they should take to issues identified in audits in order to promote financial compliance, efficiency, and effectiveness in the administration of programs and operations.

Remains aware of matters that may impact audit activities. Ensures that audit customers and related organizations are informed of audit plans, programs, progress reports, and recommended actions. Performs research to develop substantive audit proposals for inclusion in long-range and annual audit plans.

Determines whether corrective actions taken or proposed by management are adequate. Prepares correspondence and briefings for the IC IG.

Maintains security and accountability of classified information.

Lead/participate in the planning, development, and presentation of written reports and oral briefings for senior leaders regarding significant findings that cover the conditions discovered, their cause and effect, status, and recommendations resulting from complex audits.

Requirements

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)

Expert professional knowledge of auditing in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards in order to systematically examine and appraise management reports, management controls, policies and practices that affect or reflect the operating results of an activity; and to develop and execute audit policies and programs; conduct performance audits; or conduct activities related to detection of fraud, waste and abuse.

Qualifications

Position Information

This is an opportunity for:
  • An internal or external candidate to fill a GS - 14 cadre position.
  • A Federal Government employee to serve on a two-year reimbursable detail assignment in the ODNI. The detail assignment may be extended an additional year if all parties agree.

Who May Apply
Current GS employees at the same grade as the advertised position grade may apply.
Former members of the Peace Corps may be considered for ODNI employment only if five full years have elapsed since separation from the Peace Corps.
  • For a cadre assignment:
    • Current ODNI permanent cadre.
    • Current Federal Government employees. (Current GS employees at the same grade as the advertised position grade may apply.)
    • Candidates outside the Federal Government.
    • Current ODNI Staff Reserve employees. (A staff reserve employee who currently occupies this position may not apply.)
  • For a detailee assignment:
    • Current Federal Government employees. (Current GS employees at the same grade as the advertised position grade may apply.)
Salary Determination
  • The ODNI uses a rank-in-person system in which rank is attached to the individual. A selected ODNI candidate or other Federal Government candidate will be assigned to the position at the employee's current GS grade and salary.
  • A current Federal Government employee, selected for a detail, will be assigned to the position at his or her current grade and salary.
  • For a selected non-Federal Government candidate, salary will be established within the salary range listed above, based on education and experience.
Component Mission

The Office of the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community (IC IG) was established within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) by the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010.

The IC IG's organizational divisions include Audit, Investigations, Inspections and Evaluations, Mission Support Division, the Center for Protected Disclosures, and Counsel to the Inspector General.

The Audit Division is responsible for providing independent and objective audits of the Intelligence Community and ODNI to promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness of programs and operations, and to reduce fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement. Audits are conducted in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards issued by the Comptroller General of the United States.

Mandatory and Educational Requirements

Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills, including the ability to think strategically and identify needs, requirements, and develop expert recommendations based on qualitative and quantitative data, and arrive at a clear, logical, concise conclusion.

Experience: Applicant should have at least 6 years of auditing experience, preferably within the IG audit community.

- Education:

1. Degree: auditing; or a degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, public administration or accounting.

OR

2. Combination of education and experience: The applicant's background must also include one of the following:

1. A certificate as a Certified Internal Auditor or a Certified Public Accountant, obtained through written examination; or

2. Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in auditing or accounting, e.g., 15 semester hours.

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 DNI_Reasonable_Accommodation_WMA@cia.ic.gov and DNI_Diversity_WMA@cia.ic.gov, by unclassified email at DNI_DRA@dni.gov, 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 ABOVE .

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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