Auditor - Cost & Pricing

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Arlington, Virginia
Posted
Mar 25, 2019
Closes
Mar 25, 2019
Function
Audit and Tax
Hours
Full Time
TRAVEL REQUIRED:

50% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.


RELOCATION AUTHORIZED:
Relocation expenses reimbursed No


KEY REQUIREMENTS:
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  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Must be able to pass a drug screening and physical examination
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Moderate Background investigation
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a government-issued credit card
  • May be required to successfully complete a 12-month probationary period
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    You must meet ALL of the minimum qualifications listed below.
    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in accounting or any other degree that includes 24 semester hours in accounting
    • At least one (1) year of experience conducting program and performance audits. Postal Service specialized experience in cost and pricing
    DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
    • Degree or concentration in economics
    • Experience with conducting cost & pricing audits.
    • Professional certification(s), i.e.: CPA, CIA, FSCM, CPIM, CFCM, CPCM, etc.
    • Experience in TeamMate
    Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience: Successful candidate may qualify for GS-9 equivalent level if they meet the requirements above and have a Master's Degree in accounting or related field that included 24 semester hours in accounting or a combination of Bachelor's Degree and 1 year specialized experience in conducting or assisting with program and performance audits. Series 0511 for Auditor requires bachelor's 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.

    Education must be accredited by an institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation here: www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred. Special Instructions for Candidates with Foreign Education: Education completed outside the United States must be deemed equivalent to that gained in U.S. education programs. You must submit all necessary documents to a private U.S. credential evaluation service to interpret equivalency of your education against courses given in U.S. accredited colleges and universities. For further information visit: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

    The USPS OIG uses a Pay Banding system, which is equivalent to the Federal GS scale. Grade and salary determinations will be made based upon a candidate's education and professional experience.

    This position is being advertised at the Journey Band level, equivalent to a GS 7/9.

    Pay is only part of the compensation you will earn working for the USPS OIG. We offer a broad array of benefits programs:
    Health, Dental, Vision, Life and Long Term Care Insurances with Flexible Spending options.
    For more information about these programs visit www.opm.gov/insure.

    Retirement and Thrift Savings. For more information about these programs see www.opm.gov/retire and http://www.tsp.gov/.

    Flexible Work Schedules. USPS OIG offers a range of family friendly flexibilities including flexible work schedules, telework and employee assistance programs.

    Leave and Holidays. In addition to 10 paid holidays each year, you will earn 13 days of paid sick leave and 13 to 26 paid vacation days each year depending on your years of service.

    For further information, please refer to our website at:
    https://www.uspsoig.gov/frequently-asked-questions

    Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Status: Non-Exempt if filled at the GS-7 equivalent level and Exempt if filled at the GS-9 equivalent level. (Nonexempt employees are entitled to overtime pay; Exempt employees are not).

    Reasonable Accommodation Requests: If you believe you have a disability (i.e., physical or mental), covered by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended and Americans with Disabilities Act 1990 as amended, that would interfere with completing the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, you will be granted the opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation in your online application. Requests for Reasonable Accommodations for the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments and appropriate supporting documentation for Reasonable Accommodation must be received prior to starting the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. Decisions on requests for Reasonable Accommodations are made on a case-by-case basis. If you meet the minimum qualifications of the position, after notification of the adjudication of your request, you will receive an email invitation to complete the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. You must complete all assessments within 48 hours of receiving the URL to access the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, if you received the link after the close of the announcement. To determine if you need a Reasonable Accommodation, please review the Procedures for Requesting a Reasonable Accommodation for Online Assessments here: https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=Reasonable_Accommodations_for_USA_Hire

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

    Candidates will be evaluated on the skills that they possess that are directly related to the duties of the position and the experience, education and training that indicate the applicant's ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of the position. Only those candidates who meet all qualification and eligibility requirements and who submit the required information by 11:59 PM EST on will be considered.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated based on your responses to the online assessments completed during the application process. You will be assessed on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

    • Arithmetic
    • Decision-Making
    • Mathematical-Reasoning
    • Reasoning
    • Accountability
    • Attention to Detail
    • Flexibility
    • Integrity/Honesty
    • Interpersonal Skills
    • Learning
    • Self-Management
    • Teamwork

    In order to be considered for this position, you must complete all required steps in the process. In addition to the application and application questionnaire, this position requires an online assessment. The online assessment measures critical general competencies required to perform the job.

    Overstating your qualifications and/or experience in your application materials or application questionnaire may result in your removal from consideration. Cheating on the online assessment may also result in your removal from consideration.

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    Drug test required Yes


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