Auditor (Information Technology)
This position is located in the Office of the Inspector General (OIG). The office is responsible for conducting and supervising audits and investigations relating to programs and operations of the Smithsonian Institution.Learn more about this agency
Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
Qualification requirements must be met within 30 days of the job announcement closing date.Basic Education Requirements:
- 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.") 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 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;
- 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.
GS-11: One year of full-time experience at the GS-9 level that is close or similar to the work of this job. The experience includes, under supervision, the responsibilty for planning and performing IT audits according to Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards, IIA Standards, or AICPA/PCAOB Standards.
GS-12: One year of full-time experience at the GS-11 level that is close or similar to the work of this job. The specialized experience includes independently planning and being responsible for performing IT audits according to Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards, IIA Standards, or AICPA/PCAOB Standards.
Education cannot be substituted for experience at the GS-12 level.
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.
Special Instructions for Foreign Education: If you are qualifying by education and/or you have education completed in a foreign college/university described above, it is your responsibility to provide transcripts and proof of U.S. accreditation for foreign study. For instructions on where to fax these documents, see the "Required Documents" section of this announcement.
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You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your resume will be used to evaluate your experience, education, and/or training that address the competencies below:
- Knowledge of the total audit process, including the planning, execution, and reporting phases.
- Knowledge of the theories, concepts, and practices for auditing information systems and security.
- Skill in reviewing and testing computer applications and information systems technology.
- Ability to prepare written materials in a clear, concise, and effective manner.
- Skill in conducting interviews to give or receive information and to persuade; to lead conferences with management; and to make oral presentations.
Important Note: The review of your resume will determine your final rating and should provide sufficient information regarding how your education and experience relate to this position, including the major duties and qualifications criteria listed.
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