Occasional travel - Occasional travel away from normal duty station may be required.
Relocation expenses reimbursed No
Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
For the GS-12: Fifty-two weeks of experience at the GS-11 level, or equivalent, that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience is defined as: planning and actively participating on an audit team in accordance with Government Auditing Standards requiring minimal guidance and/or supervision; evaluating, analyzing, and integrating moderately complex data/information to draw logical conclusions that are supported by gathered evidence and documentation; and drafting grammatically correct, clear and concise audit report sections within established guidelines that contain sufficient and appropriate evidence to support conclusions and recommendations.
For the GS-13: Fifty-two weeks of experience at the GS-12 level, or equivalent, that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Specialized experience includes: leading, planning, and actively conducting audits in accordance with Government Auditing Standards; independently evaluating, analyzing, and integrating complex data/information to draw logical conclusions that are supported by gathered evidence and documentation; assigning work to junior team members and monitoring audit progress against established milestones; and drafting grammatically correct, clear and concise audit reports within established guidelines that contain sufficient and appropriate evidence to support conclusions and recommendations.
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 directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
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:
1. Twenty-four semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to 6 hours
of business law;
2. A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; or
3. Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in accounting or auditing, (e.g., 15
semester hours) 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.
THIS IS AN OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT. THE CUTOFF DATES ARE AS BELOW:
The selectee will be subject to random drug testing and will be required to complete a confidential financial disclosure statement upon entrance and on an annual basis thereafter.
The Department of Commerce provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Human Resources Office. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. TTY users can contact the Human Resources Office via the Federal Relay Service, 1-800-877-8339.
The following links provide information on various hiring authorities that do not fall under competitive examining procedures; however, they may enable you to apply through merit assignment procedures, or be eligible for a non-competitive appointment:
*Veterans Recruitment Act (VRA)
*Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA)
*30% or more disabled veterans
*Persons with disabilities
*Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)
*Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. If you meet the minimum qualifications stated in the job opportunity announcement, we will compare your resume, optional cover letter and supporting documentation to your responses on the scored occupational questionnaire (True/false, Yes/No, Multiple Choice questions). Your resume and/or optional cover letter must support your responses to the scored occupational questionnaire, or your score may be lowered. The best qualified candidates will be identified for referral to the hiring manager and may be invited for an interview.
Due weight shall be given to performance appraisals and awards in accordance with 5 CFR § 335.103(b)(3), during the interview/selection process conducted by the hiring manager. Submit a copy of your latest performance appraisal including your rating.
The scored occupational questionnaire will evaluate you on the following competencies; please do not provide a separate written response:
KSA 1. Knowledge of accounting and auditing principles, concepts, practice and standards.
KSA 2. Ability to plan and conduct performance and/or financial audits.
KSA 3. Ability to collect and document information, using databases and spreadsheet applications for extracting and analyzing data, and to document work.
KSA 4. Ability to effectively present information orally in order to communicate clearly and accurately the results findings that contain both conclusions and recommendations for improvements in efficiency and effectiveness and to resolve complex problems.
KSA 5. Ability to communicate effectively in writing to brief team members, OIG senior management, and agency officials related to improvements in efficiency effectiveness and to resolve complex problems.
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