Auditor

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Oct 20, 2017
Closes
Oct 28, 2017
Function
Audit and Tax
Hours
Full Time
JOB SUMMARY:

Are you looking for an inclusive and employee-friendly work environment, challenging assignments, specialized training and generous benefits? At DCAA you'll find all this in a progressive organization dedicated to continuous improvement. DCAA is ranked in the top third of the "Best Places to Work in the Federal Government." Join the elite cadre of auditors who have made DCAA their employer of choice. You will be providing a unique service to your country and making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere!

Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) uses Expedited Hiring Authority to recruit and appoint qualified individuals directly into shortage category or critical need positions.

DCAA will have an Expedited Hiring event on October 17th, 2017 from 9:00am to 4:30pm, at the Springfield Hilton, 6550 Loisdale Road, Springfield, Virginia, 22150. Apply online by October 15Th, 2017. Bring in an application package (e.g. resume, college transcripts, to the event to be considered for an on-site interview. To pre-register, send e-mail to recruitment@dcaa.mil

This Job Opportunity Announcement is using an additional online assessments to evaluate applicants. Please review the HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED, HOW TO APPLY and WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT sections below for instructions.

All new employees are required to attend a two week orientation in Atlanta, GA beginning their first day of DCAA employment.

Multiple selections will be made from this job announcement for a position with the same title, series, grade(s), promotion potential, general job responsibilities and a duty location listed in this job announcement.

The salaries listed above are the base salary and locality pay for the Washington, DC area. pay schedule at the GS-05, step 01 and the GS-09, step 10 levels. The General Schedule (GS) basic pay schedule varies by geographic locality. To view pay rates in a specific location visit the Office of Personnel Management pay tables at
http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/salaries-wages/



Reemployed annuitant: This vacancy does not meet the criteria for appointment of annuitants.

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TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Must be a U.S Citizen as verified through E-Verify Program
  • Must complete initial online questionnaire and additional assessments
  • Performance Appraisal: If you are a current Federal employee, you must be rated fully successful or higher on your current performance rating to be eligible for promotion. You may be asked to provide a copy of your performance appraisal during the evaluation and selection process.
    Employment Eligibility Verification (E-Verify) Program: DCAA uses E-Verify to determine eligibility for employment as a U.S. Citizen
    Background Investigation: All selectees will be subject to a personnel security investigation which must be favorably adjudicated for occupancy of a sensitive position and/or access to classified information. If you are selected for a critical/special sensitive position, you will be subject to a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI). For a critical sensitive position, you must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance eligibility at the Top Secret level. For a special sensitive position, you must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance eligibility at the Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) level AND you will be subject to a random counterintelligence scope polygraph.

    Drug Testing: If you are given access to classified information, you will be subject to random drug testing. If you are selected for a critical/special sensitive position, you will be placed in a drug testing designated position. You must pass a drug test before your assignment to such a position and you will be subject to random drug testing subsequent to your assignment.

    Travel: Some travel is required including overnight travel for all auditors. If selected for a mobile auditor position, you may be required to travel extensively (50% - 75%) between contractor locations. Government vehicles are not provided for use by DCAA mobile auditors.

    All qualification and time-in-grade (if applicable) requirements must be met by Dec 31st, 2017

    You must meet the minimum qualification requirements as stated in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Operating Manual, Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-prof.asp.



    Basic Requirements: Degree: accounting or a related field (such as business administration, finance, or public administration) that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting (may include up to 6 hours of business law).

    OR

    Combination of education and experience: 4 years of accounting experience or a combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge AND 24 semester hours in accounting/auditing courses or a certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor.

    Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:

    For the GS-05: A bachelor's degree or four years (120 semester hours) of post high school education leading to a bachelor's degree in accounting or related field (business administration, finance, or public administration) may be substituted to meet the specialized experience requirement. To be creditable, education must have been obtained from an accredited college or university. (You MUST submit transcripts or proof of education to verify your claim).

    For the GS-07: One full academic year of progressively higher level graduate education with major study in accounting, auditing, or related discipline, or superior academic achievement (SAA), may be substituted to meet the specialized experience requirement.

    For the GS-09: A Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D. with major study in accounting, auditing, or related discipline may be substituted to meet the specialized experience requirement.

    To be creditible, education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Equivalent combinations of successfully completed graduate level education and experience may be used to meet total experience requirements.

    Specialized Experience:

    In addition to meeting the basic requirements, you must have one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade or equivalent level.


    For the GS-05, Specialized experience is performing a variety of support functions using standardized procedures that require application and understanding of financial, auditing or accounting concepts, policies, principles and regulations.

    For the GS-07, Specialized experience is working as a trainee accountant or auditor performing relatively simple audit steps and tasks such as examining routine financial documents, preparing simple summaries and schedules, and organizing work paper files.

    For the GS-09, Specialized experience is working as a trainee auditor performing audit steps and tasks of limited difficulty and complexity such as verifying accounts; preparing working papers, schedules, summaries and reconciliations; comparing of supporting documents to records, ledgers, reports, etc.; conducting evaluations, examinations, or other fact-finding studies; and preparing draft audit reports using auditing standards, procedures, and technology. .


    To be creditible, education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Equivalent combinations of successfully completed graduate level education and experience may be used to meet total experience requirements.

    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.

    DCAA has a comprehensive benefits package that includes retirement, social security and thrift savings; health, life and long term care insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, recruitment bonuses.. DCAA employees enjoy our business-casual dress code, flexible work schedules, transit subsidies, and the opportunity to telecommute.
    Grades:This vacancy is announced at two grade intervals and may be filled at either level. You must specify the grade (s) at which you wish to be considered. Otherwise, you will be considered only at the highest grade for which you qualify.
    Financial Management (FM) Certification Program: As a condition of employment, the selectee must meet the requirements of the DoD FM Certification Program. The FM Certification Program is a course-based program consisting of three certification levels. Level 3 certification must normally be completed within two years of the selectee's employment start date.
    Initial Probationary Period: You will be required to serve an initial probationary period of 2 years if one has not already been completed. You will be required to serve a supervisory/managerial probationary period of 1 year unless one has previously been completed.
    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): You must be well qualified for the position to receive special selection priority under the ICTAP. A qualified ICTAP eligible achieving a score of 85 or above will be considered "well qualified". For more information, go to: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap
    Special Hiring Authorities: You may be considered for the vacancy if you are eligible for a special appointment authority such as those authorized for the severely disabled; certain Vietnam Era and disabled veterans; volunteers returned from the Peace Corps or Vista, etc. For more information, visit the following OPM websites: USAJOBS Resource Center: http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter; VetsInfo Guide: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/.

    If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application.
    Mobility Agreement: All DCAA Auditors must sign a mobility agreement.
    Selective Service: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see www.sss.gov).
    Military Spouse Preference (MSP): You may be eligible for MSP, if you are the spouse of an active duty military member and you are ranked among the best qualified for this vacancy
    A recruitment bonus may be offered at limited locations where there is difficulty in filling positions.

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

    Your application will initially be reviewed to determine whether you meet the minimum eligibility and qualifications requirements. If you are qualified, you will then receive a numeric score based on the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities for the position listed below. If a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications, you will be assigned a rating commensurate with your background. Your final score will be used to determine if you are among the best qualified candidates.
    Competencies:

    -Knowledge of Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) and/or Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS).
    -Knowledge of financial and/or performance auditing.
    -Ability to effectively work independently or within a team.
    -Ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, and database software.

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