Assistant Director, Integrity and Quality Assurance

Washington D.C.
Nov 16, 2018
Nov 16, 2018
Executive, Director
Full Time

Occasional travel - This position will require occasional travel away from the permanent duty station.

Relocation expenses reimbursed Yes Moving expenses may be authorized.

  • U.S. Citizenship.
  • Background investigation required.
  • Must submit a narrative statement for each of the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and the Technical Qualifications (TQs).
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or equivalent with 24 hours in accounting.
  • Eligibility for this position will be based on meeting the basic education requirements below and clear and comprehensive indication that the applicant has had experience of the scope and quality sufficient to carry out the duties and assignments of the position. Applicants must meet the basic education requirements and possess the essential skills, knowledge, and abilities listed in the Executive Core Qualifications and Technical Qualifications paragraphs below.

    Applicants will be evaluated in the five Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) listed below which are broadly applicable to SES positions throughout the Federal Government. All competitive applicants must submit a narrative statement covering each of the ECQs. Narratives should be limited to no more than 2 pages per each ECQ for a total of 10 pages. For detailed information with submitting the ECQs, please review OPM's Guide to the Senior Executive Service Qualifications. OPM Candidate Development Program (CDP) graduates, current career SES members or former career SES members who are eligible for reinstatement to a career-reserved position need not submit an ECQ statement.

    ECQ 1 - LEADING CHANGE: This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.

    ECQ 2 - LEADING PEOPLE: This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.

    ECQ 3 - RESULTS DRIVEN: This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.

    ECQ 4 - BUSINESS ACUMEN: This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.

    ECQ 5 - BUILDING COALITIONS: This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.

    MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (TQs): All applicants must submit a narrative statement specifically addressing each of the following Technical Qualifications. Narratives should be limited to no more than two pages per each factor for a total of 6 pages. Applicants will be evaluated against each of these factors:

    1. Demonstrated executive level experience in managing operations that perform a full range of highly complex professional audit, accounting, or audit advisory services.

    2. Comprehensive knowledge of Federal Government or other large private organizations' professional auditing standards, principles and practices for conducting highly complex audits.

    3. Extensive experience in communicating clearly and effectively both orally and in writing, with strong interpersonal skills in order to represent the Agency to meet and deal effectively with all levels of management in the Federal Government or large private/corporate/industry organizations, Defense Contractors, or variety of external organizations.

    DoD Joint Enterprise-Wide Experience Statement:

    In addition, DoD requires the Enterprise Perspective. The applicant must have the ability to apply a broad point of view and an understanding of individual or organizational responsibilities in relation to DoD or government-wide strategic priorities. Executives must demonstrate ability to work with internal and external partners to support national security objectives. This perspective is typically gained through a variety of diverse work experiences. A separate narrative statement is not required. This information should be embedded within your application package.

    Financial Management Certification:

    As a condition of employment, the selectee must meet the requirements of the DoD Financial Management (FM) Certification Program. The FM Certification Program is a course- and experience-based program consisting of three certification levels. Level 3 certification must be completed within two years of the selectee's employment start date.

    Security Clearance:
    Critical Sensitive: Selectee must be able to acquire and maintain a Top Secret clearance.

    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 (or 36 quarter hours) in accounting (may include up to 6 hours of business law). (The term "accounting" means "accounting and/or auditing" in this standard. Similarly, "accountant" should be interpreted, generally, as "accountant and/or auditor.")

    Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA): This is a DCAA critical acquisition workforce DAWIA position in the Auditing career field. The Selectee must be Level III certified in Auditing (or eligible for certification within 24 months of selectee's appointment start date).

    Drug Testing: This is a drug testing designated position. You must pass a drug test before your assignment to this position and you will be subject to random drug testing subsequent to your assignment.

    For benefits information, please see Employment and Benefits at:

    1. This is a Tier 1 position. The salaries for positions found in the Tier 1 structure range from $148,267 to $174,500.
    2. OPM Candidate Development Program (CDP) graduates and current Career SES members need only to address the technical qualifications and need not respond to the Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs).
    3. You will be required to serve a two year probationary period unless you have previously completed the probationary period.
    4. You will be paid by direct deposit to a financial organization.
    5. Selectee will be required to file an annual financial disclosure statement, form OGE-278.
    6. Some travel of all modes of transportation within Continental United States is required.
    7. Fair Labor Standards Act: Exempt
    8. Bargaining Unit Position: No
    9. An essential element of the SES is mobility across geographic, organizational, and functional lines. Individuals selected for SES positions may be subject to reassignment, which requires you to be mobile. All new appointed Career SES leaders must sign the Reassignment Rights Obligation Agreement as a condition of employment into the Senior Executive Service.
    10. Security Requirements: Critical Sensitive.
    11. Veterans' preference does not apply to positions in the Senior Executive Service.
    12. Permanent Change of Station Cost: Moving expenses may be authorized.

    If you are unable to apply online, view the following link for information regarding Alternate Application.

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

    Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of the quality and extent of their accomplishments, experience and education. An Executive Evaluation Panel will evaluate the resume, the Executive Core Qualifications statement and the Technical Qualifications statement for each candidate to determine the best qualified candidates who will be referred to the selecting official.

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    Drug test required Yes

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