Fort Pickett, Virginia
Aug 10, 2019
Aug 18, 2019
Audit and Tax
Full Time



This National Guard position is for a SUPERVISORY AUDITOR (TITLE 5), Position Description Number T5143000 and is part of the VA USPFO, National Guard.
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As a Supervisory Auditor, GS-0511-13, you will perform the below duties:

Responsible for planning, directing, coordinating, and reviewing daily and long term operations. Maintains and ensures professional competence within the unit. Ensures advice and assistance provided complies with legal and regulatory requirements and meets customer needs. Develops goals and objectives that integrate organization and overall internal review program objectives. Researches, interprets, analyzes and applies applicable internal review guidelines, policies and objectives. Establishes policies and procedures for accomplishment of the organization's mission. Exercises supervisory personnel management responsibilities. Advises and provides counsel to employees regarding policies, procedures, and directives of management. Selects or recommends selection of candidates for vacancies, promotions, details, and reassignments in consideration of skills and qualifications, mission requirements, and EEO and diversity objectives. Develops programs and makes assignments by establishing priorities in conjunction with the Adjutant General and USPFO. Reviews and monitors cost analyses and economic analysis programs. Plans and performs complex reviews, analyses, studies, examinations, and evaluations of various combinations of the specialized functions of the activity. Performs liaison functions with internal/external agencies, and private organizations, e.g., Army Audit Agency, Government Accounting Office, Air Force Auditing, State Legislative Audit, Congressional Staff, and contractors to schedule audits and coordinate responses. Monitors, evaluates, and coordinates activity replies to audits, surveys, inspections, and reviews. Keeps the Adjutant General and the USPFO informed of status of such reviews and performs follow-up and reporting for audit recommendations.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.


NOTE:Qualifications are based on breadth/level of experience. In addition to describing duties performed, applicants must provide the exact dates of each period of employment (from MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY) and the number of hours worked per week if part time. As qualification determinations cannot be made when resumes do not include the required information, failure to provide this information may result in disqualification. Applicants are encouraged to use the USAJOBS Resume Builder to develop their federal resume. For a brief video on How to Create a Federal Resume, click here .


GROUP A - All On Board Federal National Guard Employees within VANG.
GROUP B - All current Federal Employees (from any agency), all federal re-employable eligible, and/or Current Army M-Day and Air DSG within VANG.
GROUP C - All U.S. Citizens.

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Applicant must meet the following education requirements:

1. 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 six hours of credit in business law.
NOTE: The term "accounting" means "accounting or auditing" in this Series. Similarly, "accountant" is interpreted as "accountant or auditor."
2. Combination of Education and Experience: At least four 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 six hours of business law;
2. A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination;
3. Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in accounting or auditing. For example, completed 15 semester hours, however, the school course work does not fully satisfy the 24-semester-hour degree requirement as defined above in Paragraph One, provided that:
(a) The applicant successfully worked at the full-performance level in accounting, auditing, or a related field for example, valuation engineering or financial institution examining;
(b) A panel of at least two higher level professional accountants or auditors determined that the applicant demonstrated a good knowledge of accounting and of related and underlying fields that equals in breadth, depth, currency, and advancement levels that are normally associated with successful completion of the four-year course of study described above in Paragraph One; 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.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : Must have at least 36 months of specialized experience. To qualify, a candidate should have, at the least, level one or level two certification awarded before final approval and appointment is processed to the GS-0511-13 Non-Supervisory Position. Candidate must have at least 48 months of financial audit and/or performance audit experiences that led to objective and systematic examinations and resulted in independent audit assessments of an organization's structure, performance, efficiency, program, activity or function. The applicant's experiences and competencies provided expert performance results in applying auditing principles and procedures. The applicant must have experiences in audit preparation, planning, conducting, and reporting with a full range of competencies in the auditing business that successfully accomplished intended purposes; met or exceeded operational efficiency; provided accurate, reliable, timely, and useful financial audit data; or demonstrated experiences in conducting audits that involved evaluating financial management in terms of economical use of property and personnel. Other audit experiences may have included adherence to prescribed policies; effective control over expenditures, liabilities, revenues, and assets; proper accounting for resources and financial transactions; compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and precedent decisions; and compliance of agency accounting systems with generally accepted accounting principles and standards. An applicant's specialized audit program experiences must include audit report preparations and oral presentations that involved significant audit findings and discovered conditions with cause and effect factors. The applicant must have experiences that involved presenting researched recommendations for remedial actions, such as addressing methods for improving the use of funds and the identification of questionable costs. An applicant must have a comprehensive understanding of the principles and concepts of the audit business program requirements. The applicant must have expanded finance and auditor program experiences and training that demonstrated his or her competencies to lead, train subordinates, follow directions, read, retain, and comply with instructions, regulations, policies and procedures.


If you are using Education to qualify for this position, an accredited college transcript must be included to meet the qualification standards outlined above.

You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position.

Additional information

If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency ( ).

If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application .

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

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

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.

2. Other supporting documents: College Transcripts are REQUIRED, Supporting Veterans' preference documents for candidates claiming Veterans' Preference (ie. DD214), and an SF 50 if applifcable

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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