Assistant Inspector General for Audit (AIGA for Management Services &Exempt Organizations)

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Oct 11, 2019
Closes
Oct 19, 2019
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This selectee will oversee the Management Services and Exempt Organizations unit, which reviews several IRS programs and offices, including financial management, the Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division, the Agency-Wide Shared Services function, the IRS Human Capital Office, and acquisition and procurement fraud.

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Responsibilities

As the Assistant Inspector General for Audit (AIGA) for Management Services and Exempt Organizations, you will have full responsibility of managing approximately 60 employees dispersed across the United States. You will oversee execution of the unit's audit program, as well as set the long term strategic direction for the unit. Specifically, you will:

- Render day-to-day executive supervision of a segment-of the Audit function; advising subordinate managers on policy matters; ensuring proper coordination of the various projects and activities; and control and review of preparation of audit reports.

- Maintain liaison and working contact with the applicable IRS Executives and their staffs to keep abreast of operating problems.

- Furnish audit services on areas of potential management improvement and integrity to appropriate management officials, the Inspector General and/or the Congress.

- Make workload determinations, prepare justifications, and develop recommendations for long-range planning, the annual budget, and the annual audit programs to provide appropriate audit coverage of the programs and operations of the IRS and Related Entities.

- Provide executive leadership, as delegated, to major special studies generally requiring the services of the multi-functional staffs.

Travel Required

50% or less - Up to six to ten days per month.

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
00

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
  • Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying.
  • Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals.


The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service . One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.

Qualifications

You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

MANDATORY EXECUTIVE CORE QUALIFICATIONS

All applicants must submit a written narrative response to the following ECQs. Your narrative must address each ECQ separately. Additional information on ECQs is available at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/senior-executive-service/executive-core-qualifications/ .

Structure your ECQ statements in terms of actions you have taken, the context or environment in which the action was taken, and the outcome or results of those actions (Challenge - Context - Action - Result (CCAR) model). Please be advised the individual selected for this position will likely require certification by a Qualifications Review Board (QRB) conducted by OPM, prior to receiving the Senior Executive Service (SES) appointment. Your responses are required for each of the ECQs, unless you have had your ECQs previously certified by an OPM QRB for the SES. If you completed an SES probationary period, or did not have to serve one, and were removed for a reason that made you ineligible for reinstatement to the SES, you will need a new QRB certification.

If you already have been certified by an OPM QRB, submit proof such as a copy of the certification or an SF-50 showing SES Career Status. Your SF-50 should show a code 4 in block 34. If it shows a code 3, you must address the ECQs or provide a copy of the OPM certification.

You will be evaluated on the following ECQs:
  • ECQ 1 - Leading Change: The ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
  • ECQ 2 - Leading People: The ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
  • ECQ 3 - Results Driven: The ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
  • ECQ 4 - Business Acumen: The ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
  • ECQ 5 - Building Coalitions: The ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.

Mandatory Competencies:

A response is required for each of the following TPCs:
  • TPC1: Extensive experience with operational auditing techniques and practices using professional auditing standards such as the Government Accountability Office's Government Auditing Standards.
  • TPC2: Experience working for or with an Inspector General (IG) organization that includes significant understanding of how the audit and/or inspections and evaluations functions operate.
  • TPC3: Demonstrated experience leading, directing and guiding an organization on Federal tax administration or Federal tax matters.


Education

Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in accounting or 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. 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:

1.Twenty-four semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to 6 hours of business law; 2.A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; or 3.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.

The education generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Additional information

  • OPM approval will be required for any applicant who does not have SES career status.
  • Veterans' Preference does not apply to the SES.
  • Executive Branch agencies are prohibited by law from accepting or considering political recommendations and are required to return any political recommendations to the sender.
  • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
  • This is a non-bargaining unit position.
  • We offer opportunities for telework.
  • We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
- A one year probationary period may be required.
- A one year SES probationary period may be required.
- Must successfully complete a background investigation.
- Public Trust - Background Investigation will be required.
- You will be required to regularly report to the Duty Station listed above. While teleworking is an option, approval is at management's discretion based on duties, business needs, performance, etc.
- Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
- File a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of appointment and annually from then on.
- Undergo an income tax verification.
- Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
- If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
- Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your résumé may result in a "not qualified" determination.

Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Technical/Professional Competencies (TPCs) and Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs). OPM provides models and suggestions for writing ECQs at their Guide To Senior Executive Service Qualifications . Your application will be rated and ranked among others, based on the extent and quality of your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position.

Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

A complete application includes 1. A résumé, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).

All applicants are required to submit a résumé either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résumé. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view résumé tips .

CURRENT AND FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES -- Documentation Relating to Your Federal Employment:
- Submit a copy of your SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, which shows your current (or most recent) grade and competitive service status. (The "position occupied" block on the SF-50 should show a "1" and your "tenure" block should show a "1" or "2".)
- If you are currently on a Veterans Recruitment Appointment (VRA), submit a copy of an SF-50 showing that. Also, you must submit a copy of your DD214 or other documentation showing dates of service and type of discharge and any other applicable documents such as SF-15, VA letters, etc.
- Indicate on your application the highest permanent grade you have held; if this grade is different from your current grade, submit a copy of an additional SF-50 showing this grade.
- PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL: Provide a copy of your most recent rating of record (i.e., final annual performance appraisal issued and signed by appropriate management official). If the rating of record you submit is not dated within the last 18 months, you must provide an explanation in your application as to why one has not been issued within the past 18 months.

SES CANDIDATE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM (CDP) GRADUATES DOCUMENTATION - If you are an SES CDP graduate, then you must submit proof of OPM Qualification Review Board Certification.

EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION: For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. An official transcript will be required if you are selected.

If you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. If the position has specific education requirements and you are currently (or have previously been) in the Federal job series to be filled, there is no need to submit a transcript or equivalent at this time. An official transcript will be required if you are selected.

A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page .

If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions .

Recommended Documents:
In addition, we recommend that you submit copies of the following:

- A list of awards received while employed with the Federal government.

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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