Auditor II

Location
Washington D.C
Posted
Sep 27, 2022
Closes
Oct 10, 2022
Ref
220785
Function
Audit and Tax
Hours
Full Time
Minimu m Qualifications:

Education
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration/Management, Finance, or related field

Experience
  • A minimum of one (1) year of government auditing, public accounting or accounting training/experience

Certification/Licensure
  • N/A

Preferred

License:

Possession of a current valid driver's license issued by the local jurisdiction in which the individual resides is required.

Medical Group:

Ability to satisfactorily complete the medical examination for this position. Must be able to perform the essential functions of this job either with or without reasonable accommodation(s).

Job Summary/Duties:

The Auditor II is assigned to the Office of Inspector General (OIG) and is accountable for performing program audits and evaluating work in accordance with standards and procedures outlined in the OIG Audit Manual and in other office publications entitled (e.g.) Government Auditing Standards and the Yellow Book. The incumbent participates in pre-audit planning, verification of survey information, audit program preparation and reporting. In addition, the incumbent assists with verification of specific audit segments or issues. The Auditor II prepares detail summaries, draft findings and assist with preparing the final reports. The Auditor II receives direct guidance and assistance with assignments to resolve problems when encountered. The assigned work is part of a larger project and is thoroughly reviewed for accuracy and consistency in support of findings and recommendations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Serves as a junior member of a team responsible for conducting reviews of Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority (WMATA)'s activities that cover broad and complex problem areas. The function provides an appraisal of the degree of management effectiveness, operating efficiency and economy with which the mission of WMATA is being met and recommends improvements where needed.
  • Assists with the review of management and statistical data systems to ascertain reliability and usefulness. This review determines whether systems are sound, are functioning adequately and are being used effectively to benefit business requirements.With general guidance, prepares work papers, ensures documentation is in accordance with OIG policies, procedures and professional audit standards as established by GAO's Yellow Book. This is in place to accurately support and document the results of the analysis and findings of the audit and to ensure delivery of quality work.
  • Under supervised guidance, formulates written reports that are factual, objective and conforms to GAO and OIG professional standards. This prepares the results of the audit to be presented in a clear and convincing manner.
  • Maintains effective relationships when representing the Office of Inspector General, always exemplify the highest professional standards of conduct.
  • Works effectively as a team member to make valuable contributions to the success of the team.\

OTHER FUNCTIONS

The essential duties listed are not intended to limit specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Nor is it intended to limit in any way the right of managers and supervisors to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

Evaluation Criteria

Consideration will be given to applicants whose resumes demonstrate the required education and experience. Applicants should include all relevant education and work experience.

Evaluation criteria may include one or more of the following:
  • Skills and/or behavioral assessment
  • Personal interview
  • Verification of education and experience (including certifications and licenses)
  • Criminal Background Check (a criminal conviction is not an automatic bar to employment)
  • Medical examination including a drug and alcohol screening (for safety sensitive positions)
  • Review of a current motor vehicle report

Closing

WMATA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable federal law.

This posting is an announcement of a vacant position under recruitment. It is not intended to replace the official job description. Job descriptions are available upon confirmation of an interview.