Announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 30 days of the closing date.
This position is also being announced concurrently under Merit Promotion procedures vacancy number: M17-DV-10046163-OIG. Applicants who wish to be considered under MP must apply to both vacancies separately.
About this agency
Be part of a dynamic, self-supporting Federal agency with an 82-year record of supporting U.S. export-related jobs and over $8 billion in export sales in 2016. Work in the heart of Washington, DC two blocks from the White House across from the McPherson Square metro station.
The Export-Import Bank Office of the Inspector General (EXIM Bank OIG) was organized in 2007 as an independent office within EXIM to support its mission and goals by detecting and responding to fraud, waste, and abuse involving EXIM programs and personnel and to promote economy and efficiency in operations. The Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, charges the Inspector General with responsibility for conducting audits, inspections, and investigations. The Inspector General keeps the Chairman of EXIM and Congress fully and currently informed about problems and deficiencies relating to the administration of EXIM programs and operations.
The Auditor in the OIG's Office of Audit reports to a Supervisory Auditor. The incumbent is responsible for independently performing and leading both internal and external surveys, audits and evaluations of programs and activities of EXIM in order to assess economy, efficiency, and effectiveness; program results; compliance; and financial reliability. This includes analyzing data and assembling information, developing and supporting significant findings, and preparing fully documented clear, concise, and convincing audit and evaluation reports which meet government auditing standards.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
All requirements must be met by 09/28/2017, the closing date of the announcement.Basic Requirements:
A. Degree in accounting; 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. (The term "accounting" means "accounting and/or auditing" in this standard. Similarly, "accountant" should be interpreted, generally, as
"accountant and/or auditor.")
B. 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 applicant's background must also include one of 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; or
- 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.
Specialized Experience (Credit for Specialized Experience on resume must reflect 40 hours/Full-time per week for each period of work):
GS-13: You must have one (1) year of specialized experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the GS-12 level in the Federal Government. Specialized experience includes:
- Experience having professional knowledge of the theories, concepts, and practices of accounting and auditing and the skill and ability to apply this knowledge to auditing assignments
- Experience developing audit programs; gathering, analyzing, and summarizing data
- Experience developing audit findings; writing draft and final audit reports
- Experience identifying and recommending corrective actions
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.
Part-time and/or unpaid experience related to this position will be considered to determine the total number of years and months of experience. Be sure to note the number of paid or unpaid hours worked each week.
Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined here.
Agency Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) Eligibles: If you have never worked for the Federal government, you are not CTAP/ICTAP eligible. Information about ICTAP or CTAP eligibility can be found by clicking here to access OPM's Career Transition Resources website.
Veterans: All veterans must meet the qualification requirements of the position for further consideration. For more information on veterans' preference, please click here.
Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959 , you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law.
This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
Ethical Standards/Financial Disclosure:
EXIM is committed to the highest ethical standards. As an employee, you will be covered by the criminal conflict of interest statutes and the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch. You will be required to complete new employee ethics training within 3 months of your appointment.
If this position is subject to financial disclosure requirements (either public or confidential depending upon your position), you will be required to complete a new entrant financial disclosure report within 30 days of your appointment.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the job opportunity announcement closes, a careful evaluation of your resume and supporting documentation will be made, and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you meet the job qualifications; and to the extent to which your application shows that you possess the competencies associated with this position. If, after evaluating your resume and supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your responses when compared to your background information, your category may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your skills and abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.
The Category Rating method will be used to evaluate applicants. All qualified applicants will be assigned to one of the following categories:
- Best Qualified: Meets the qualification requirements and demonstrates an outstanding level of possession of the competencies of the position.
- Well Qualified: Meets the qualification requirements and demonstrates a satisfactory level of possession of the competencies of the position.
- Qualified: Meets the qualification requirements, and demonstrates a basic level of possession of the competencies of the position.