Auditor

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Oct 19, 2018
Closes
Oct 27, 2018
Function
Audit and Tax
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

25% or less - You may be expected to travel up to 25% for this position.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. Citizenship or National
  • Background Investigation
  • Suitable for Federal Employment
  • Registered for Selective Service (if applicable)
  • This national security position, which may require access to classified information, requires a favorable suitability review and security clearance as a condition of employment. Failure to maintain security eligibility may result in termination.
  • Resumes for federal government positions need more detailed work descriptions and accomplishments than a typical private sector resume. Please be sure to clearly describe the full scope of your work experience in your resume.

    Basic Requirement:
    (1) Bachelor's 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.
    Or
    to qualify at the GS-11 education only PH.D is required.

    A combination or 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.Your 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, if applicable



    Note: Due to the education requirement of this position, an unofficial transcript must be submitted at the time of application. If transcripts are not received, you will be ineligible.

    GS-11 Specialized experience is defined as: Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience at the GS-09 level or equivalent under GS or another pay system that demonstrates skill in researching applicable laws, directives, and other regulatory material to provide assistance in conducting audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS), provide assistance in collecting audit data and drafting audit reports within established guidelines.

    GS-12 Specialized experience is defined as: Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience at the GS-11 level or equivalent under GS or another pay system that demonstrates skill in researching applicable laws, directives, and other regulatory material to conduct audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS), draft audit reports within established guidelines and provide recommendations to correct deficiencies founded within audit reports.

    GS-13 Specialized Experience is defined as: Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience at the GS-12 level or equivalent under GS or another pay system that demonstrates skill in 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 project is accomplished within Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) 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.

    Substitution of education for GS: Ph.D. Or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M. may be substituted to meet the specialized experience requirement. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. Equivalent combinations of successfully completed graduate level education and experience may be used to meet total experience requirement.

    There is no substitution of education for GS-12 and above.

    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: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/ usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

    ACCREDITATION: Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute for experience. For additional information, please go to the Office of Personnel Management website at http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/ and U.S. Department of Education website at http://www2.d.gov/admins/finaid/accred/

    • Competitive wages, flexible schedules and one of the most comprehensive benefits packages found in either government or private sector. These extraordinary benefits encompass health, pay, work/life balance, growth & learning.
    • Moving expenses may not be paid. (If a case exam, must choose either will or will not be paid. The may/may not can ONLY be used for OCAs.)
    • Selections are subject to restrictions resulting from the DoD Program for Stability of Civilian Employment.
    • A two year probationary or trial period may be required.
    • We may use this announcement to fill additional vacancies within 90 days of the closing date.
    • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or be exempt from Selective Service (see http://www.sss.gov)
    • Retired Civil Service Employee: Employment of retired Federal employees receiving an annuity is subject to the requirements of the Department of Defense (DoD) policy guidance. (See DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 300, at http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives.)

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

    IMPORTANT NOTE - YOU MUST FOLLOW ALL APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY. ERRORS OR OMISSIONS MAY AFFECT YOUR RATING.
    Your application will be evaluated and rated under the Category Rating and Selection Procedures. We will review your resume and supporting documentation and compare this information to your responses on the occupational questionnaire to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for this job. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating. Eligible candidates will then be placed for selection consideration into 3 categories as described below:

    1. Qualified Category: Meets the minimum qualifications and demonstrates minimum experience and/or training only based on responses to occupational questionnaire.
    2. Highly Qualified Category: Meets the minimum qualification requirements and demonstrates full-performance level experience based on responses to occupational questionnaire.
    3. Best Qualified Category: Meets the minimum qualification requirements and demonstrates experience as an expert in the field or recognized as a senior specialist, team lead, etc.
    The Assessment Questionnaire takes approximately 15 minutes to complete and collects information on your education, training and experience related to the following critical competencies:
    At the GS-11 level:
    - Ability to utilize knowledge of theories concepts and practices of accounting and auditing
    - Skill in fact finding and analysis techniques
    - Skill in systematically examining and appraisal accounting and/or audit materials
    - Skill in initiating, developing, maintaining and using interpersonal relationships to interact effectively with internal and external customers
    - Skill in written and oral communications

    At the GS-12 and 13 level:
    - Knowledge of theories, concepts and practices of accounting and auditing
    - Utilizing auditing principles, standards and practices to provide overall audit oversight
    - Ability to determine facts, draw conclusions and recommend corrective actions when conducting audits
    - Skill in initiating, developing, maintaining and using interpersonal relationships to interact effectively with internal and external customers


    You can preview the Assessment Questionnaire here: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/10196525

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