Supervisory Auditor -DE
Occasional travel - Less than 10%
Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Relocation expenses may be authorized
All requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet the following basic education requirements:
Degree: 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.")
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:
- 24 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 1, 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.
You must also possess the following specialized experience:
You may start at $114,590 if you possess the following specialized experience by the closing date of the announcement:
Specialized experience is defined as at least one year of experience at the GS-13 grade level in the Federal sector or equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the private sector, identifying and determining the fair market value of assets and liabilities of all terminated pension plans and identifying potential fraud, fiduciary breach, and party-in-interest transactions in addition to working with the valuation of assets typically invested in by pension plans found in the public accounting, banking or insurance industry. Examples of the types of plan assets being evaluated include: multiple combinations of complex derivatives, variable securities, private equity funds, hedge funds, funds of funds, venture capital funds, infrastructure funds, structured products, commodity pools, real estate funds, contingent securities, privately held companies, limited partnerships, fixed income, or equity linked securities. Experience may include supervising a group of professionals who determine and/or assist in determining the value of plan assets.
PLEASE NOTE: If you are currently serving or have previously served in the series for which this position is being advertised, you do not need to submit a transcript(s) if you submit an SF-50 that provides proof of your having been in the series.
FAILURE TO SUBMIT YOUR TRANSCRIPTS WILL MAKE YOU INELIGIBLE FOR THIS POSITION
To be considered under a special hiring authority such as the Schedule A appointing authority for persons with disabilities; the direct-hire authority to appoint veterans with service-connected disabilities of 30 percent or more; Peace Corps or VISTA service; or another excepted service/special hire authority, you must submit documentation to support your claim for eligibility with your application package. For more details, visit Federal Hiring Flexibilities.
PBGC encourages qualified applicants with disabilities to apply. Applicants with disabilities who are interested in learning more about job opportunities under the Schedule A Hiring Authority and other available hiring flexibilities and authorities are encouraged to contact PBGC’s Selective Placement Program Coordinator, Donald Beasley, at (202) 326-4000 ext. 3637 or firstname.lastname@example.org. TTY/TDD users should call the federal relay service at (800) 877-8339 and ask to be connected to (202) 326-4000 ext 3637.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Category Rating is being used for this position.
If your resume does not support the answers you gave on the assessment questionnaire, you may be rated Not Qualified or you may be placed in a lower category.
Your name will be placed in one of the three following quality categories:
•Gold - highly proficient regarding the knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) related to this position.
•Silver - competent regarding the knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) related to this position.
•Bronze- possessing only the minimum qualifications required for this position.
Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs):
1. knowledge of financial and accounting principles, auditing standards, concepts, laws and administration to provide technical expertise in the evaluation of plan assets.
2. skill supervising or leading a professional staff in determining the value of plan assets during the evaluation process.
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 80 or above based on the competencies listed above (which is equivalent to PBGC’s “qualified” quality group); and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information visit: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp
Candidates who apply under noncompetitive and Special Hiring Authorities (i.e., displaced/surplus employees (CTAP/ICTAP eligibles), veterans eligible under the Veterans Opportunity to Work Act (VOW)/Veterans' Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA), disabled veterans with 30% or more disability, former Action Volunteers-Peace Corps/VISTA/etc., persons with disabilities and others who are eligible for special appointing authorities)will undergo a quality review to determine if they are minimally qualified based on the content of their resume, supporting documentation submitted and their responses to the assessment questionnaire.
Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.
Application of Veterans' Preference: The Category Rating process protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-veterans within each quality group. All qualified veterans must be selected before selecting any non-veterans within each quality category.
For this position, disabled veterans who meet minimum qualifications for this position and have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10% are placed at the top of the Gold category regardless of which category to which they would otherwise be assigned, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-9 grade level or higher.
Preference eligibles who do not have a service-connected disability of 10% or more (XP or TP) are placed at the top of their quality category.
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