Senior Auditor

Washington D.C.
Sep 18, 2017
Sep 18, 2017
Audit and Tax
Full Time

Come be a part of one of the largest digital information facilities in the world!
Established by Congress in 1861, GPO is transforming itself as an agency and as a business. We provide other agencies with innovative services for the printing, publishing, storage, and distribution of digital content. The public will enjoy permanent access to digital government information, acquiring it quickly, easily, and with confidence in its authenticity. GPO employees are proud of their abilities and passionate about their craft. Whether your expertise is in putting ink on paper, commanding a digital output system, or engineering the delivery of information online, we would like to talk to you.

This position is part of the Office of the Inspector General, Government Publishing Office in Washington , District of Columbia.

The Selectee will work shift 1 and a tour of duty from 8:00am-4:30pm.

This vacancy is also being announced under Merit Promotion procedures. If you wish to be considered under Merit Promotion or non-competitive procedures, you must apply to announcement number 17-10044125-MP-TJ for consideration.

Additional vacancies may be filled through this announcement.

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Occasional travel - Frequent travel may be required

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • U.S. Citizenship is Required.
  • Selectees must pass a drug test 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 Secret security clearance.
  • Only experience and education obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.

    To qualify for the Senior Auditor, PG -0511-13, you must meet the following requirements:

    A. A degree from an accredited college or university in auditing or accounting; or in a related field of study such as business administration, finance, or public administration that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in auditing or accounting. The 24 semester hours may include up to 6 hours of credit in business law.
    B. At least 4 years of experience in auditing or accounting, or an equivalent combination of auditing or accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional auditing or accounting knowledge. Your background must also include at least one of the following:
    1. Twenty-four semester hours in auditing or accounting courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to 6 hours of business law; OR
    2. A certificate as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) obtained through written examination; OR
    3. Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in auditing or accounting (e.g., 15 semester hours), but does not fully satisfy the 24 semester hour requirement of paragraph A, provided that: a) you successfully worked at the full performance level in auditing, accounting, auditing or a related field (e.g., valuation engineering or financial institution examining); AND b) a panel of at least two higher level professional auditors or accountants has determined tht you demonstrated a good knowledge of auditing or 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 auditing or accounting, your education, training, and experience fully meet the specified requirements.

    In addition to the Basic Requirements listed above, applicants must possess one year of specialized experience at the PG-12 (or equivalent) level or higher. Specialized experience is defined as: Following a system of quality control that is designed to provide reasonable assurance; interpreting professional audit standards and government-wide audit policies of the American Institute of Certified Internal Auditors (CIAs) or Certified Public Accountants (CPAs), Government Accountability Office (GAO), and Office of Management and Budget (OMB); preparing summaries of audit findings and activities; conducting focused and diverse audits, evaluations, reviews, inspections, and other oversight activities; developing and revising audit or other evaluative programs, furnishing the assigned staff members with advice on approach and areas of emphasis, establishing milestones, and consolidating findings and reports.

    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(09/15/2017) to be considered.

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

    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:

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

    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 Secret security 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.

    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.

    Reasonable Accommodation:
    This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process you must contact the HC Specialist on the vacancy announcement at least seven business days before the closing date of this announcement to receive assistance. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:
    The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    If you meet the minimum qualifications for this position, your application and responses to the online questionnaire will be evaluated under Category Rating selection procedures for placement in one of the following categories; Best Qualified, Well Qualified and Qualified.

    Candidates determined to be Best Qualified may be referred to the Hiring Manager for further consideration and possible interview. The Category Rating Process does not add veterans' preference points, but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category. Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.
    If after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may be excluded from further consideration for this position.

    You will be further evaluated on the following Competencies required for the position:

    • Auditing
    • Oral Communication
    • Organizational Awareness
    • Planning and Evaluating
    • Writing

    We DO NOT require a separate narrative statement responding to the competencies, however your resume must CLEARLY show possession of these competencies.

    If you meet the qualifications stated above and you are among the top candidates your application may be referred to the Selecting Official for further review.

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