Senior Auditor

Washington, D.C
Aug 05, 2022
Aug 10, 2022
Audit and Tax
Full Time

The Senior Auditor/Analyst is responsible for performing auditing activities relating to the programs and operations of the EAC. To fulfill that responsibility, the Senior Auditor/Analyst leads or participates as a team member conducting performance audits and other related projects of EAC programs, functions, and operations. Specific tasks would include drafting audit programs, conducting entrance and exit conferences with management-level staff, conducting risk assessments, leading audit interviews, developing audit work papers, and reviewing and analyzing audit data. In addition, the Senior Auditor/Analyst develops recommendations for improvements to management operations and policies, drafts reports about conditions disclosed by audits and other assignments, and tracks and reports on the status of management's progress toward corrective actions.

Further, the Senior Auditor/Analyst oversees contractor performance as a Contracting Officer Representative (COR) for audits and other similar work that may be contracted out by the OIG. The Senior Auditor/Analyst is responsible for completing tasks during the pre-award and post-award phases of the contract. These tasks shall include, but may not be limited to, the development of Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCEs), participation as a technical evaluation panel member, reviewing deliverables, maintaining appropriate oversight documentation, and preparing formal contractor performance evaluations. The Senior Auditor/Analyst is required to complete training and perform the steps necessary to obtain and/or maintain certification as a COR Level II.

Additionally, the Senior Auditor/Analyst:
  • manages the OIG's hotline number and electronic complaint submissions.
  • participates in the OIG's annual audit planning process.
  • contributes to the process of maintaining OIG audit policies and procedures.
  • assists in performing peer reviews of other OIGs and preparing for the EAC OIG to undergo peer review.
  • participates in Government audit organizations and/or working groups on behalf of the OIG to keep current on government audit issues and IG community initiatives and projects, when applicable.
  • maintains professional proficiency by identifying and attending training, as approved by the AIG/A, sufficient to comply fully with continuing professional education (CPE) requirements set forth in Government Auditing Standards, Government-wide training requirements, and Continuous Learning Points (CLP) requirements of the EAC's shared service provider for CORs.
The Senior Auditor/Analyst performs other duties as assigned.


Conditions of Employment

  • Candidates must meet all qualifications prior to the closing date of this announcement.
  • Candidates must be a US Citizen.
  • This position is subject to a (1) year probationary period.


Specialized Experience:

Candidates must have at least two to four (2-4) years of experience conducting financial, information systems, and/or performance audits in accordance with Government Auditing Standards at an Office of Inspector General or similar audit organization.

The following experience is highly desirable:
  • oversight of contractor performance as a Contracting Officer Representative (COR) for audits or other similar work.
  • familiarity with Federal grants and their requirements.
  • certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and/or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).
Please Note: The full-performance level is distinguished from the lower levels by the willingness and ability to lead highly complex audits with minimal oversight. This requires mastery level project management, critical thinking, and analytical problem-solving skills. Complex audits are distinguished by the heightened prominence, scope, or sensitivity of the subject; the difficulties encountered in establishing facts; the need for meticulous execution; and/or a greater amount of data to be considered.



Degree: Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in auditing or a related field such as business administration, finance, public administration or accounting. A complete transcript showing relevant coursework and degrees must be submitted with your application package.


Combination of education and experience: at least 4 years of experience in performance auditing, or an equivalent combination of performance auditing experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional auditing knowledge. The applicant's background must also include one of the following:
  • Twenty-four semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to 6 hours of business law; or
  • A certificate as a Certified Internal Auditor or a Certified Public Accountant, obtained through written examination; or
  • Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in auditing or accounting, e.g., 15 semester hours.

Additional information


A career with the U.S. government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits .

Other Information

You must submit all required information by the closing date. If materials are not received, your application will be evaluated solely on the information available and you may not receive full consideration or may not be considered eligible.

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