28688 - Auditor - GS-11

Reston, Virginia
Sep 17, 2019
Sep 24, 2019
Audit and Tax
Full Time


Position Information: This is an opportunity for: An internal or external candidate to fill a GS-11 cadre position.

*This announcement will be Open Until 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.

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.
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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.

Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs):

Conduct comprehensive program, financial, contract, acquisition, and information technology-related engagements of activities within the ODNI and the IC 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 GAGAS.
Obtain sufficient, reliable evidence to provide a 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.
Contribute to the presentation of written reports and oral briefings for senior leaders regarding actions they should take to remedy issues identified in audits or reviews 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

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

Desired Requirements:

Education: Must have a Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, information systems, or business management, with a solid academic record. Applicants with advanced degrees or who possess professional certifications such as Certified Public Accountants, Certified Fraud Examiners, or Certified Information System Auditors are especially encouraged to apply. (NOTE: You will be required to submit a copy of your transcripts or certification for verification.)

Experience: Two to five years of experience in government auditing, accounting, or information systems is preferred, but not required.

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.

Salary Determination:

The ODNI uses a rank-in-person system in which rank is attached to the individual. A selected ODNI candidate or other Federal Government candidate will be assigned to the position at the employee's current GS grade and salary.

For a selected non-Federal Government candidate, salary will be established within the salary range listed above, based on education and experience.


Mandatory and Educational Requirements:

Ability to apply Government Auditing Standards, discern key issues, and draw appropriate conclusions.
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 structure, components, and missions.
Interpersonal skills including the ability to interview and brief officials; ability to collaborate with an audit team in developing audit plans, conducting fieldwork, and writing reports to substantiate findings.
Analytical and critical thinking skills, including the ability to develop 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 actions taken to address recommendations based on empirical facts, evidence, and other pertinent information.



Additional information

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_WMA@cia.ic.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 mandatory 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 details 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

Required Documents

All Applicants:


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.

To verify receipt of your application package ONLY, you may call 301-243-1318.

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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