Auditor

Employer
USAJobs
Location
District of Columbia, D.C
Posted
Jul 19, 2019
Closes
Jul 23, 2019
Function
Audit and Tax
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

As an Auditor at the GS-0511-12, you will be part of Office of the Inspector General, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The incumbent serves as Auditor responsible for planning and conducting audits and other evaluations of programs, operations and activities.

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Responsibilities

  • Serving as the contract officer representative for selected audits such as the financial statement audit. Developing the assigned project objectives, identifying scope and preparing audit programs to assure a comprehensive review of all activities.
  • Conducting audits and evaluations of the EEOC's programs, operations, and activities in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards or
  • the Council or Inspector General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE) Quality Standards for Inspection and Evaluation, working alone or as a team member.
  • Gathering and performing analysis of relevant data, preparing audit documentation, and developing findings to ensure the EEOC's policies and procedures are effective.
  • Conducting interviews and briefings with auditees during the course of the work to discuss audit program objectives, status of work, unresolved issues and to obtain required records, documents, policy and other material.
  • Responding to questions and inquiries on audit procedures,and policies relative to the OIG's policies.
  • Preparing comprehensive draft and final reports that contain timely and actionable recommendations to address issues and problems that are identified during assigned audits, evaluations, or special projects.
  • Participating in all aspects of the audit cycle from the development of an annual audit plan through follow-up on recommendations.
  • Assisting in preparation of OIG's semiannual report to Congress, and other reports and special projects as required.
  • Communicating orally and in writing with OIG management and the stakeholders.
  • Advising managers in resolving problems, reconciling differences and providing feasible, acceptable solutions to conditions disclosed in the audit.


Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service
  • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by a background investigation
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period


Qualifications

For the GS-12: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-11 in federal service.

Merit promotion applicants must meet time-in-grade requirement as defined in 5 CFR 300, Subpart F. One year specialized experience at the GS-11 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS- 12 level. Specialized experience includes experience in researching applicable laws, directives, and other regulatory material to provide assistance in conducting audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS), and providing assistance in collecting audit data and drafting audit reports within established guidelines.

You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

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.

Education

Basic Educational Requirements
  • 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.")OR
  • 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:
  • Twenty-four semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to 6 hours of business law;
  • A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; or
  • 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 A, 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.
  • FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show 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: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html .

    Additional information

    Relocation expenses will not be paid.

    This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional similar vacancies across EEOC.

    If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document that you do not have in electronic form, please contact the HR Specialist listed in this vacancy.

    Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA): To be eligible for a VEOA appointment under Merit Promotion procedures, the veteran must be a preference eligible or a veteran separated after 3 years or more of continuous active service performed under honorable conditions.

    Noncompetitive Appointment Authorities: For more information on noncompetitive appointment authority eligibility requirements visit the following websites:
    • Persons with Disabilities, Schedule A
    • Special Hiring Authorities for Veterans
    • Special Hiring Authorities for Certain Military Spouses
    • Family of overseas employees
    • Peace Corps & AmeriCorps VISTA
    • Foreign Service Employees
    Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see: https://www.sss.gov/Home/Registration )

    All employees of the Federal government are subject to the conflict of interest statutes and regulations including the Standards of Ethical Conduct that govern activities with outside organizations and reporting financial holdings. This position may require the incumbent to complete a confidential financial disclosure report within 30 days of appointment.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    Once the application process is complete, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. Applicants who meet minimum qualification requirements will be certified for further consideration. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

    • Auditing
    • Oral Communication
    • Technical Competence
    • Writing


    All qualified Non Competitive applicants and the best qualified Merit Promotion applicants will be referred to the hiring manager for consideration.

    Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above based on the competencies listed above; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information visit: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Other

    Drug test required
    No

    Position sensitivity and risk
    Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

    Trust determination process
    Suitability/Fitness

    Required Documents

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
  • Your Resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment and duties performed.
  • Other supporting documents:
    • Cover Letter, optional
    • College Transcripts - This position has a basic education requirement, you MUST submit a copy of your transcripts for further consideration.
    • Your most recent Promotion, Within Rate Increase (WRI/WGI), or Appointment/Conversion SF-50 or Notification of Personnel Action (if applying as a current or former Federal Employee) showing you are/were in the competitive service and the highest grade or promotion potential held.
    • Most recent Performance Appraisal, if applicable
    • Career Transition Assistance Program/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program documentation, if applicable (e.g. Certification of Expected Separation, Reduction-In-Force Separation Notice, or Notice of Proposed Removal; SF-50 that documents the RIF separation action; and most recent performance appraisal.
      • Worker's Compensation Separation: Agency certification of inability to place employee AND Notification of Separation OR Separation SF-50.
      • Disability Annuity Termination: Notification from OPM of disability annuity termination AND Separation SF-50 of the last position held.
      • Military Reserve or National Guard Technician Special Disability Retirement Annuity under 5 U.S.C. 8337(h) or 8456: Certification of special disability retirement annuity from a military department or National Guard Bureau AND Separation SF-50 of the last position held.
    • Interchange Agreement with Other Merit Systems Eligible: Documentation of eligibility as listed in each individual interchange agreement.
    • Veterans Employment Opportunity Act, Veterans Recruitment Appointment, and 30% Disabled Veteran Eligible: DD-214, SF-15 Form and VA letter, or certification of expected discharge or release from active duty under honorable conditions within 120 days.
    • Certain Military Spouses Eligible under E.O. 13473: Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders, issued within the last 2 years, that lists you as authorized to accompany the Military member to the new duty permanent station; OR verification of the member's 100% disability (VA Letter); and/or verification of the member's death while on active duty (DD-1300 and Death Certificate) AND verification of the marriage to the service member (i.e., a marriage license or other legal documentation verifying marriage).
    • Certain Family Members Eligible under E.O. 12721: Your most recent non-award SF-50 and performance appraisal.
    • Schedule A, Persons with Disabilities Appointment Eligibles: A copy of your Schedule A letter from a physician, local, state or federal rehabilitation office citing your eligibility under 5 CFR 213.3102 (u).
    • Peace Corps & AmeriCorps VISTA: A copy of your Peace Corp Description of Service (DOS) Letter or your VISTA Verification of Service letter from your representative after successful completion of the program.
    Failure to submit any of the above mentioned required documents may result in loss of consideration due to an incomplete application package. It is your responsibility to ensure all required documents have been submitted.

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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