Lead Auditor

Washington D.C.
Apr 19, 2017
May 03, 2017
Audit and Tax
Full Time

A Unified Organization Working as One Team

If you would like to be a part of a Federal organization dedicated to serving our Nation and those who defend it, consider a career with the Department of Defense (DoD) Office of the Inspector General (OIG). The agency promotes integrity, accountability and improvement of critical DoD programs and operations to support mission accomplishment and to serve the public interest. The OIG offers the full range of Federal benefits (see link below) and a flexible work schedule, depending on position requirements.

This position is located in the Office of the Deputy Inspector General for Auditing in Alexandria, VA, Cleveland/Columbus, OH, or Indianapolis, IN.

Salary range represents the lowest pay in Indianapolis, IN and the highest pay in Alexandria, VA. To see the total salary including locality pay for specific locations, go to: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/2017/general-schedule

  • Occasional Travel
  • May require up to 25% of temporary travel duty (TDY).

  • No

  • U.S. Citizenship or National
  • Background Investigation
  • Suitable for Federal Employment
  • Registered for Selective Service (if applicable)
  • Drug Testing Position
  • Basic Requirement: This position has a positive education requirement: To qualify for this position you must meet one of the basic requirements described:  Completion of all requirements for a bachelor's degree in accounting from an accredited college or university; or a degree 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. 
    Candidates may also qualify through a combination of education and experience: at least 4 years of accounting experience or an equivalent combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge AND 24 semester hours in accounting/auditing courses, which may include up to 6 hours of business law, OR a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant or Certified Internal Auditor.

    In addition to meeting the basic requirement, qualified applicants must possess: One year of specialized experience equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to that of the next lower grade (GS-12) within the federal service, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position, is required. 

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE is defined as: demonstrates skill in utilizing professional knowledge of the theory, concepts and practices of accounting and auditing to ensure quality work when conducting audit reviews; analyze data, draw conclusions and recommend corrective action; and work as an audit team member ensuring overall projects are accomplished within Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) or Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and other established guidelines and timelines.

    Volunteer Experience: 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 to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Education is not substitutable for specialized experience for this grade level.

    Background or Security Investigation: Position has been designated as Non-critical Sensitive; incumbent is required to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.

    The incumbent of this position is required to submit to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment and is subject to random drug testing for the duration of service with the DoD OIG.


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