Lead Auditor

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Sep 22, 2022
Closes
Sep 30, 2022
Function
Audit and Tax
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Plan, conduct, and complete GAGAS audits that are of high quality, accurate, relevant to customers, and conform to OIG policies, professional standards, and legal requirements and within the prescribed timeframes.
  • Prioritize and assign work to ensure organization?s needs are met and that professional standards are maintained in the audit planning and execution phase, in the accumulation of evidentiary data, and in the reporting of findings and recommendations.
  • Prepare, revise and edit audit findings, conclusions, and recommendations with subordinate staff to ensure reports are clear and organized, logical, balanced, and based on sufficient, relevant, and competent evidence.
  • Ensure survey and audit plans describe clearly defined audit objectives, background information, data collection, sampling and analytical techniques, and procedure steps.
  • Represent the OIG in meetings with officials. Responsibilities include presenting results of audits and reviews (which may be complex and controversial), and influencing approval and implementation of OIG recommendations.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is Required.
  • Selectee must successfully pass pre-employment prior to appointment.
  • Selectee may be required to serve a one year probationary period.
  • Males born after 12/03/59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Selectee must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance
  • Applicants must meet time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. Applicants must have served 1 year at the next lower grade level or equivalent grade level of federal service to qualify.
  • Individuals joining GPO are required to provide their current COVID-19 vaccine status to GPO Medical Services prior to their entry on duty date.
  • GPO employees that work at a GPO or customer facility and are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to participate in the Agency's weekly COVID-19 screening/testing program.
  • Selectees must pass a drug test prior to appointment.
  • Financial disclosure may be required.
  • Work Environment: Work is done in an adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated office setting.
  • Physical Demands: the work is primarily sedentary. No special physical effort of ability is required.


Qualifications

This Open Continuous (AMENDED) announcement with established cut-off dates which allows acceptance of applications through the closing date of the announcement or until 100 applications have been received, whichever occurs first.

The intent of this announcement is to establish a standing register of qualified candidates and refer for consideration when vacancies occur.

Applications will be referred based on receipt of applications and established cut-off dates as follows:
1st Cut-off
: 08/25/2022
2nd Cut-off: 09/15/2022
3rd Cut-off: 10/05/2022

ONCE ALL SELECTIONS ARE MADE, THIS ANNOUNCEMENT WILL BE CLOSED WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE.

To qualify for the Lead Auditor, PG -0511-14, you must meet the following requirements:


Basic Education Requirement: Degree: accounting, auditing; or a degree including auditing 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.
or
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 applicants background must also include 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;
  • A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; or
  • 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.
  • In addition to meeting the basic education requirement, applicants must also possess the specialized experience statement. Applicant must meet specialized experience at the next lower grade level (PG-13); Specialized experience for this grade level includes: overseeing complex audits and reviews performed by staff; review and approve draft audit reports for technical competency and audit standards; providing authoritative guidance on developing or writing audit guides; and documenting audit findings in accordance with (GAGAS).

    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.

    Only experience and education obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.

    All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement (10/05/2022) to be considered.

    Education

    Degree: accounting, auditing; or a degree including auditing 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.

    or

    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 applicants background must also include 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;
  • A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; or
  • 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.

  • Are you using your education to qualify? You MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: (1) official or unofficial transcripts which cites the name of the institution are acceptable, or (2) you may submit a list with all of your courses, grades and GPA, semester, year, and credit for the course. Official transcripts will be required from all selectees prior to receiving an official offer.

    FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

    Additional information

    Employment of Relatives
    Section 3110 of Title 5, U.S. Code, prohibits a Federal official from appointing, promoting, or advocating the appointment or promotion of a relative in the agency where the official is serving or exercises jurisdiction. In addition, Section 2302(b)(7) of Title 5, U.S. Code, makes it a "prohibited personnel practice" for a person in authority to "appoint, employ, promote, advance, or advocate for the appointment, employment, promotion, or advancement of a relative." For further information visit: https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/5/3110 and https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/5/2302

    Separated Employees:
    If you have separated from Federal Government employment, you may obtain a copy of your SF-50 via: National Personnel Records Center, Annex, 1411 Boulder Boulevard, Valmeyer, IL, 62295; or visit the National Archives Website.

    Work Life Balance:
    The GPO offers Transit subsidy for commuters using public transportation (Metro Bus/Rail, MARC, VRE, etc.).

    GPO will conduct an interim security clearance, pending the completion of the full investigative requirements for the final Secret clearance. The interim security clearance will be granted based on the favorable completion of preliminary checks that are accomplished as part of the security clearance process. The Agency may rescind the tentative offer if the candidate is unable to obtain an interim clearance.

    Schedule A (Disability Appointment):
    Documentation of eligibility for employment under Schedule A can be obtained from a licensed medical professional (e.g., a physician or other medical professional certified by a state, the District of Columbia, or a U.S. territory to practice medicine); a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist (i.e., state or private); or any Federal agency, state agency, or agency of the District of Columbia or a U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits. The letter must be printed on a "medical professional's" letterhead and signed.

    Relocation Incentive: A Relocation Incentive up to $7,500 may be authorized for a highly qualified candidate. A relocation incentive may be paid to an employee who-Must relocate to a different geographic area (permanently or temporarily) to accept a covered position in an agency when the position is likely to be difficult to fill; and Is an employee of the Federal Government immediately before the relocation. (See 5 CFR 575.205(a).)

    Recruitment Bonus: A Recruitment Bonus up to 4 percent of selectees salary may be authorized for a highly qualified candidate. A recruitment incentive may be paid to an employee who is newly appointed to the Federal Government. "Newly appointed" refers to the first appointment (regardless of tenure) as an employee of the Federal Government, an appointment following a break in service of at least 90 days from a previous appointment as an employee of the Federal Government, or, in certain cases, an appointment following a break in service of less than 90 days from a previous appointment as an employee of the Federal Government. (See the definition of "newly appointed" at 5 CFR 575.102.)

    The selectee will work shift 1.

    Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.