29764 - Auditor - GS-13

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Reston, Virginia
Posted
Aug 22, 2019
Closes
Aug 22, 2019
Function
Audit and Tax
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This is an opportunity for:

An internal or external candidate to fill a GS-13 cadre position.

A Federal Government employee to serve on a two-year reimbursable detail assignment in the ODNI. The detail assignment may be extended an additional year if all parties agree.

Learn more about this agency

Responsibilities

Component Mission

The Office of the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community (ICIG) was established within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) by the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010. The ICIG has the authority to initiate and conduct independent audits, inspections, investigations, and reviews of programs and activities within the responsibility and authority of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI). The ICIG's principal organizational divisions are Audit, Investigations, Inspections and Evaluations, and Management and Administration. The ICIG also operates a Center for Protected Disclosures.

Conduct comprehensive program, performance, contract, acquisition, and information technology-related engagements, including audits, reviews, and other projects, of activities within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), and the Intelligence Community (IC) at-large to detect and prevent waste, fraud and abuse, and ensure compliance with applicable standards.

Conduct ODNI and IC-wide financial and compliance (system and operational) audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS).
Obtain sufficient reliable evidence through inspection, observation, inquiries, and confirmation to provide reasonable basis for an opinion regarding the activity or organization under examination.

Support the development and presentation of briefings that Inform leadership of systemic issues detracting from operational performance and program effectiveness as well as of other serious problems, abuses, and deficiencies relating to the administration of ODNI and IC programs.

Present written reports and oral briefings for senior leaders regarding significant findings that cover the conditions discovered, their cause and effect, status, and recommendations resulting from complex audits.

Identify and make recommendations to ODNI and IC senior leaders regarding actions they should take to remedy issues identified in audits in order to promote compliance, efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability in the administration of programs and operations.

Monitor the progress of corrective measures taken by senior ODNI and IC leadership regarding implementation of recommendations.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


Who May Apply:

Current GS employees at the same grade or up to two grades lower than the advertised position grade may apply.

Former members of the Peace Corps may be considered for ODNI employment only if five full years have elapsed since separation from the Peace Corps.

For a cadre assignment:

Current ODNI permanent cadre.

Current ODNI Staff Reserve Employees. (A staff reserve employee who currently occupies this position may not apply.)

Current Federal Government employees. (Current GS employees at the same grade or up to two grades lower than the advertised position grade may apply.)

Candidates outside the Federal Government.

For a detailee assignment:

Current Federal Government employees. (Current GS employees at the same grade or up to two grades lower than the advertised position grade may apply.)

Qualifications

Thorough knowledge of the theory, concepts, practices, and techniques of auditing, to include GAGAS and the identification of conditions, causes, criteria, effect, and recommendations.

Thorough knowledge of and ability to detect and prevent waste, fraud, and abuse in one or more of the following areas: Federal contracting practices, government budgeting and finance, information technology and assurance, and/or the IC's structure, components, and missions.

Interpersonal skills including the ability to interview, negotiate, and brief senior officials; ability to collaborate with an audit team in the development of audit plans, conduct audit projects, and write reports to substantiate findings.

Analytical and critical thinking skills, including the ability to identify needs, requirements, and develop extensive recommendations based on qualitative and quantitative data, and arrive at a clear, logical and concise conclusion.

Ability to exercise sound judgment and form objective conclusions/recommendations, monitor for compliance, and evaluate the effectiveness of recommendations based on empirical facts, evidence, and other pertinent information.

Education

Must have a 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. NOTE: You must submit a copy of your transcripts to verify education.

OR

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; orCompletion 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.

Additional information

*** OPEN UNTIL FILLED: This announcement will be open until the position is filled. Cut off points are scheduled in two-week increments. After each cut-off point, all compliant applications received during the previous two weeks will be reviewed for consideration.***

The ODNI offers a broad array of benefits programs and family friendly flexibilities for ODNI cadre.

Federal Employees Health Benefits Program: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Life Insurance: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long-Term Care Insurance: http://www.ltcfeds.com

Federal Employees Retirement SYSTEM (FERS) (new employees automatically covered): http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp If you are transferring from another agency and covered by the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS), you may continue in that system.

Annual and Sick Leave: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

Flexible Spending Accounts for Health Care and Dependent Care: http://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Paid Federal Holidays

Alternative Work SchedulesThe ODNI is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: The ODNI provides reasonable accommodations to otherwise qualified applicants with disabilities. IF YOU NEED A REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Intelligence Community Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Office Representative by classified email at DNI_COO_TM_EEOD_RA_WMA@cia.ic.gov, by unclassified email at DNI-EEOD@dni.gov, by telephone at 301-243-0704 or by FAX at 301-243-1200. Your request for reasonable accommodation will be addressed on a case-by-case basis. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO THE EEOD EMAIL ADDRESS. THIS EMAIL IS FOR REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS ONLY. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION VIA THE EMAIL ADDRESS PROVIDED IN THE 'HOW TO APPLY' SECTION ABOVE.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Applicants are encouraged to carefully review the position description and requirements and then construct their resumes to highlight their most relevant and significant experience and education for this job opportunity. The description should include examples that detail the level and complexity of the work performed. The best qualified applicants will be further evaluated through an interview process.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Sensitive Compartmented Information

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

APPLICATION PACKAGES MUST CONTAIN ALL ITEMS LISTED IN THE HOW TO APPLY INSTRUCTIONS BELOW. AN INCOMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE WILL BE INELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.
Your application MUST be received by midnight on the closing date of this announcement. Applications received after the closing date will NOT be eligible for consideration.

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.

More searches like this