Auditor

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Jan 23, 2019
Closes
Jan 23, 2019
Function
Audit and Tax
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Occasional travel - Subject to travel of 20% or greater.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • U.S. Citizenship and must have a valid driver's license.
  • Financial disclosure required.
  • Appointment to this position may require a background investigation.
  • May be required to serve a probationary period, if one not previously met.
  • Applicants must meet time-in-grade, time-after-competitive-appointment and qualifications requirements within 30 calendar days after the closing date of the vacancy to be eligible for consideration for selection.

    Federal Employees Please Note: Your SF-50 must include enough information to be able to determine that time-in-grade requirements have been met and reflects your position title, pay plan/series/grade, tenure and the type of appointment (i.e. competitive/excepted). In some cases you may need to submit more than one SF-50.

    Reference the "Required Documents" section for additional requirements.  

    Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, GS-13, in the Federal Service.

    Specialized experience may include but not limited to auditing experience using Government Auditing Standards; serving as a technical expert solving complex technical audit questions and issues; reviewing and approving draft audit reports for technical competency and audit standards; development, formulation or execution of auditing policies, audit management guidance, practices and techniques, demonstrating an expert knowledge of audit standards; providing technical staff assistance and guidance to field audit offices in a variety of complex and technical audit program areas; planning, editing, reviewing, and composing highly technical, complex, and sensitive reports of national significance; collaborating with report authors and others to produce actionable written products that meet organizational standards; analyzing, evaluating, and writing policy, guidance and standard operating procedures related to auditing; interpreting professional audit standards and government-wide audit policies of the AICPA, GAO, and OMB and translating these requirements into OIG-wide audit policies; coordinating and promoting resolution and closure of audit recommendations in prescribed timeframes and leading people.

    No Permanent Change of Station funds (PCS) will be offered.

    Relocation Incentive may be offered.

    This position is outside the bargaining unit.

    This position will not be filled until the Department's Placement Assistance Programs have been fully utilized.

    The information you provide may be verified by a review of your work experience and/or education, by checking references and through other means (ex. interview).  Your evaluation may also include a review by an HR Specialist or panel and may include other assessment tools (ex. interview, structured interview, written test, work sample, etc). The examining Human Resources Office (HRO) makes the final determination concerning applicant ratings.  Your resume MUST provide sufficient information to substantiate your vacancy question responses.  If not, the HRO may amend your responses to more accurately reflect the level of competency indicated by the content of your resume.

    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);
    OR
    2. Combination of education and experience: At least 4 years of experience in accounting, or equivalent combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provides professional accounting knowledge. Applicants background must include at least one of the following:
    A. Twenty-four semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to 6 hours of business law; or
    B. A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; or
    C. 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 demonstrated the ability to perform work 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 have determined that the applicant had demonstrated a good knowledge of accounting and of related and underlying fields that equals in breadth, depth, currency, and level of advancement which is normally associated with successful completion of the 4-year course of study in paragraph 1; and (c) except for literal nonconformance to the requirement of 24 semester hours in accounting, the applicants education, training, and experience fully meet the specified requirements. There is no substitution of education for the required specialized experience at the GS-14 level.

    Any applicant falsely claiming an academic degree from an accredited school will be subject to actions ranging from disqualification from federal employment to removal from federal service.

    If your education was completed at a foreign college or university, you must show comparability to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States and comparability to applicable minimum course work requirements for this position.   Click Evaluation of Foreign Education for more information.

    DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.

    Refer to these links for more information: GENERAL INFORMATION, ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION, FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES

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

    Click here for Evaluation details. For Displaced Employees ONLY: if you meet the eligibility requirements for special priority selection under ICTAP/CTAP, you must be well-qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection.  ICTAP/CTAP eligibles will be considered "well-qualified" if they attain at least a rating score of 85 in a numerical rating scheme. Be sure to review DOL Account Eligibility Questions #24 and 27 to reflect that you are applying as an ICTAP/CTAP eligible and submit supporting documentation.

    Evaluation Factors (Competencies) - All qualified applicants will be evaluated on the following key competencies:

    Audit:  Knowledge of government auditing standards (GAS) and generally accepted auditing standards (GAAS) for conducting financial and performance audits, and attestations specified in GAS.

    Laws and Regulations: Knowledge of laws, government regulations, OMB circulars, executive orders, agency rules, and government organization and functions.

    External Awareness: Identifies and understands economic, political, and social trends that affect the organization and the audit universe.

    Interpersonal Skills:  Shows understanding, professionalism, courtesy, tact, empathy, concern, and politeness to others; develops and maintains effective relationships with others; may include effectively dealing with individuals who are difficult, hostile, or distressed; relates well to people from varied backgrounds and different situations; is sensitive to cultural diversity, race, gender, disabilities, and other individual differences.

    Oral Communication:  Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.

    Problem Solving:   Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.

    Self-Management:  Sets well-defined and realistic personal goals; displays a high level of initiative, effort, and commitment towards completing assignments in a timely manner; works with minimal supervision; is motivated to achieve; demonstrates responsible behavior.

    Teaching Others:  Helps others learn through formal or informal methods; identifies training needs; provides constructive feedback; coaches others on how to perform tasks; acts as a mentor.

    Teamwork:  Encourages and facilitates cooperation, pride, trust, and group identity; fosters commitment and team spirit; works with others to achieve goals.

    Writing:  Recognizes or uses correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling; communicates information (for example, facts, ideas, or messages) in a succinct and organized manner; produces written information, which may include technical material that is appropriate for the intended audience.


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    Drug test required No


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