Senior Auditor

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Oct 06, 2022
Closes
Oct 14, 2022
Function
Audit and Tax
Hours
Full Time
Duties

  • Advise and assist the Supervisory Auditor in developing and recommending audit and other oversight policies, procedures, and innovative approaches based on technical expertise and operating experience.
  • Recommend oversight activities based on program significance and assessed level of audit and program risk, subject to resource limitations and to program objectives issued by the Inspector General.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with individuals and/or groups at all levels of government, the public and private sector.
  • Prepare and consolidate analyses of written summaries of others to develop draft audit findings and complete draft audit reports. Summaries include elements of the finding and recommendations for corrective action.
  • Review working papers, summaries, briefings, and work in process to ensure adherence to the program and to applicable standards and prescribed policies.
  • Develop audit proposals, survey/research plans, and or audit plans covering highly complex functions of GPO for inclusion in the Government.
  • Conduct, organize, coordinate, and control complex audits and other reviews of major GPO programs, projects, and contractor operations.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is Required.
  • Selectee must pass preemployment requirements prior to appointment.
  • Males born after 12/03/59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Selectee may be required to serve a one year probationary period
  • Selectee must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance.
  • Confidential Financial Disclosure report may be required.


Qualifications

This announcement will be open for 60 days on a (Standing Register) with established cut-off dates, which allows for acceptance of applications up to 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.

****Announcement Amended to incorporate changes to the applicant count and established cut-off dates as they occur.*****

Applications will be referred based on receipt of applications and established cut-off dates as follows:

1st Cut-off: 10/11/2022 or when 100 applications have been reached, whichever occurs first.
2nd Cut-off: 10/31/2022 or when 100 applications have been reached, whichever occurs first.
3rd Cut-off: 11/21/2022 or when 100 applications have been reached; whichever occurs first.

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

To qualify for the Senior Auditor, PG -0511-13, 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.
  • AND

    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-12) or higher; Specialized experience for this grade level includes performing audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS); Leading and performing all phases of an audit in accordance with GAGAS; and providing authoritative advice and guidance on developing and writing audit guides 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.

    All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement(11/21/2022) to be considered.

    Education

    Substitution of education in lieu of specialized experience may not be used for this grade level.

    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.

    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.). A relocation incentive and recruitment bonus is being offered for this position. Remote Work is not being offered.

    Background Investigation:
    To ensure the accomplishment of its mission, the GPO requires every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards, all selected applicants must undergo and successfully completed a background investigation for a suitability, Secret Clearance. This review could include financial issues such as delinquency in the payment of debts, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs. Depending on the type of background investigation required, the security process may take between 6 weeks to 12 months.

    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.

    The selectee will work shift 1.
    Additional vacancies may be filled by this announcement.

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