Assistant Inspector General for Audits

Washington D.C.
Dec 03, 2018
Dec 03, 2018
Full Time

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

Relocation expenses reimbursed No

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • If you use public transportation, part of your transportation costs may be subsidized. Our human resources office can provide additional information on how this program is run.
  • Alternative work schedule options may be available after an established waiting period.
  • Candidates must have 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.) See additional qualification requirements for the 0511 Auditor series via the link below.

    Specialized Experience:
    Candidates must have experience in managing or directing financial, information systems, and/or performance audits in accordance with Government Auditing Standards and experience in communicating or presenting audit results to senior executives and other stakeholders. Certification as a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, and/or Certified Information Systems Auditor is highly desirable. Experience with or knowledge of Federal grants and/or contracts and familiarity with the operation of a Federal Office of Inspector General is also desirable.
    • Proficiency in conducting audits in accordance with Government Auditing Standards;
    • Work history showing successful advancement with progressively more responsibilities;
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
    • Leadership skills and abilities;
    • Ability to maintain high professional and ethical standards and quality of work with little or no supervision.

    For more information on the qualifications for this position,

    Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that 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:

    In addition, when reviewing applicant's transcripts, assumptions will not be made. Applicants MUST state which coursework is relevant.

    Candidates must meet all qualifications prior to the closing date of this announcement.
    Candidates must be a US Citizen.

    You must submit all required information by the closing date. If materials are not received, your application will be evaluated solely on the information available and you may not receive full consideration or may not be considered eligible.

    The materials you send with your application will not be returned.

    Send only those materials needed to evaluate your application. Please do not place your application in a notebook or binder.

    The U.S. Election Assistance Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This Office prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, marital status or political affiliation.

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

    Once the application process is complete, a review of your resume/application will be made to ensure you meet the qualification and job requirements for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities, and/or competencies.

    Technical Competencies:
    Comprehensive knowledge of

    Areas of vulnerability to fraud, waste, and mismanagement in the operation of Federal Government programs and
    Auditing and accounting principles, procedures, and professional standards (especially Government Auditing Standards) with particular emphasis on competence in performing or overseeing audits of (1) federal agency financial statements; (2) compliance with Federal requirements for information systems security; (3) federal contracts; and/or (4) federal funds expended by state, territorial, and local units of government.

    Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with individuals from a variety of backgrounds at all levels of various organizations, up to and including senior executives and elected officials or their staffs at the state, local, or Federal level.
    Ability to develop statements of work and task orders for contracted audit services, evaluate contractor proposals, and monitor contractor staff; (or experience in preparing proposals in response to Federal agencies' requests for contracted audit services); to manage or direct financial statement and/or information systems audits performed under contract with a Federal OIG; and/or to manage or direct audits of contracts awarded in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulations.
    Ability to develop high quality data, reports, correspondence or other materials under pressures of tight deadlines and to review audit plans, programs, and reports as necessary to determine sufficiency of work performed and adherence to applicable professional standards and guidelines..
    Ability to manage multiple concurrent audits, inspections, evaluations, investigations, or other projects effectively and within time constraints. Ability to think strategically and develop long- and short-term plans for OIG projects.
    Flexibility to be able to adapt nimbly to changing circumstances.

    Read more Security clearance Top Secret

    Drug test required No

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