Contract Auditor

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Sep 17, 2019
Closes
Sep 18, 2019
Function
Audit and Tax
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

As a Contract Auditor for the CIA, you will conduct contract audits and provide business consulting services as a key member of the CIA's acquisition team. You will directly support the acquisition community by providing value added cost analysis, audit, contract and financial advisory services in support of the negotiation, administration, and settlement of the CIA's contracts.
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Responsibilities

As a Contract Auditor for the CIA, you will conduct contract audits and provide business consulting services as a key member of the CIA's acquisition team. You will directly support the acquisition community by providing value added cost analysis, audit, contract and financial advisory services in support of the negotiation, administration, and settlement of the CIA's contracts.

Using creativity, dedication, and innovation, you will harness your passion for auditing to deliver innovative and agile financial solutions in support of the CIA's global mission. You will develop your expertise in the contract auditing process, serving as an independent auditor and ensuring that the prices CIA pays for goods and services are fair and reasonable.

The CIA is committed to you and your development, and provides a variety of progressively more responsible career paths and training opportunities, enabling you to achieve your career goals while supporting mission needs.

For further information and to apply, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/contract-auditor.html

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


  • US citizenship required (dual national US citizens are eligible).
  • All positions require relocation to the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
  • All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview, and a comprehensive background investigation.
  • All applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last twelve months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to twelve months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.
For further information and to apply, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/contract-auditor.html

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields or related studies:
    • Accounting.
    • Business Administration.
    • Business Management.
    • Finance.
  • GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale.
  • At least 24 semester credit hours of accounting coursework.
  • Demonstrated excellent:
    • Interpersonal skills.
    • Verbal and written communication skills.
    • Customer service.
  • Demonstrated ability to:
    • Understand and assess complex contract audit issues.
    • Analyze data and make audit recommendations.
    • Work productively, with minimal supervision, either independently or in a team environment.
    • Apply knowledge of accounting and auditing concepts, principles, and techniques.
  • Documented good credit history.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Knowledge or experience in the following functional disciplines:
    • Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards.
    • Federal Acquisition Regulation.
    • Cost Accounting Standards.
  • Direct experience in federal government auditing or service with the Defense Contract Audit Agency.
  • Advanced degrees or professional certifications such as Certified Public Accountant.
For further information and to apply, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/contract-auditor.html

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields or related studies is required:
    • Accounting
    • Business Administration
    • Business Management
    • Finance
  • GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale.


Additional information

Benefits

Every career at the CIA is a rewarding one. In addition to serving your country with the certainty that your work makes a difference, the CIA offers a comprehensive benefits package to reflect the dedication and contributions of our employees. To learn more about CIA benefits, click the following link: https://www.cia.gov/careers/benefits.html

Other Information

For more information on CIA careers and correct salary rates, visit https://www.cia.gov/careers

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications of the specific position to which you are applying. To view this position's requirements, visit https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/contract-auditor.html

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

The following items must be attached to your on-line application (PDF format preferred):
  • Resume.
  • A cover letter in which you specify your qualifications for this position. Please address why you want to work in this role and what differentiates you from other applicants.
  • Unofficial transcripts for all degrees.


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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