Deputy Auditor Master

Washington, D.C
Sep 19, 2020
Sep 27, 2020
Audit and Tax
Full Time


This position serves as the Deputy Auditor Master in the Office of the Auditor-Master and operates with full authority to conduct evidentiary hearings and issue orders. The incumbent will assist the Auditor-Master in the daily oversight and administration of the office.

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The duties and responsibilities of the Deputy Auditor-Master entail, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Assists the Auditor-Master in carrying out the day-to-day operations of the Division including administration, case management, hearing room support and quality control
  • Interprets relevant statutes, laws and court rules in resolving issues within the division
  • Responsible for conducting hearings, issuing orders and reports in cases received through orders of references as directed by the Auditor- Master
  • Responsible for investigating, processing documentation and exhibits, and researching facts and law in assigned cases in preparation for status and full evidentiary hearings conducted by the Auditor-Master
  • Assists with the auditing and statement of fiduciary and other required accounts in matters referred by the court
  • Audits fiduciary accounts assuring compliance with applicable accounting principles, governing rules and statutes
  • Assists in the formulation and management of the division's budget
  • Responsible for staff management, development, and training. This includes the creation of performance plans and reviews, rewarding and coaching staff and addressing performance issues in a timely manner
  • Responsible for the timely accomplishments of program objectives and goals in support of the division's management action plan (MAP) and the courts' strategic plan
  • Conducts hearings, takes testimony, and receives evidence as directed by the Auditor-Master
  • Reviews draft reports and stated account to ensure compliance with the rules of the Court, judicial decisions. statutory provisions, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • As directed by the Auditor-Master, serves as liaison to auxiliary agencies such as the U.S. Attorney's Office, Office of the Attorney General and the DC Bar and other Court divisions or offices concerning mutual programs and objectives
  • Actively participates in court conferences, trainings, meetings and committees regarding office and court initiatives and programs, procedures, rules, policies, and studies

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Conferences

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • A background and/or security investigation is required.
  • This position is an Excepted Service appointment.

To qualify for this position, you must submit the following:
  • Resume
  • Completed Vacancy Questionnaire
  • Documentation /Proof of Education (e.g. copy of law degree or law degree transcript from an accredited university or college)
  • List of three (3) professional references
  • Writing Sample (Less than five (5) pages)

    All required documentation must be received by the closing date of the announcement.

  • Qualifications

    Graduation from an accredited university or college with a Law degree plus four (4) years of litigation experience.

    Three (3) years of experience managing people in a public service, court system or legal environment. Must be a current member of the District of Columbia Bar.

    Familiarity with fiduciary accounting and with Probate, Civil and or Real Estate matters is required.

    The incumbent should be an enthusiastic and engaged professional who enjoys working with a diverse group of Court personnel and customers and lives the DC Courts' values of Accountability, Excellence, Fairness, Integrity, Respect, and Transparency.

    Please note that authorization for the release of your adult criminal record revealing any convictions and forfeitures, and any criminal cases currently pending before the courts is required. If you are selected for the position, a criminal history records check will be conducted.

    The safety of DC Court employees, contractors and the public is a top priority. In compliance with the guidelines published by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the Courts has maximized its telework flexibilities. The ability and readiness for employees to telework impacts operational requirements and capabilities. This includes having a personal computer, tablet or mobile device which is not shared with secure internet connectivity.


    To qualify based on education, upload a copy of your college transcript or degree. The transcript must show the name of the college or university, your name, list of courses with credit hours, major(s), and grade-point average or class ranking.

    Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for District of Columbia Courts employment. You can verify your education here:

    Foreign Education: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must upload a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript at time of application to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit:

    Additional information

    This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive Federal civil service.

    All required information must be received by the vacancy announcement closing date.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    Upon receipt of your complete application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure that you meet the basic qualification requirements. Answers submitted in the questionnaire must be supported on your resume.

    Candidates that are referred to the hiring manager will complete a writing exercise.

    To preview questions please click here .

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Drug test required

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Completed Vacancy Questionnaire
  • Documentation /Proof of Education (e.g. copy of law degree or law degree transcript from an accredited university or college)
  • List of three (3) professional references
  • Writing Sample (Less than five (5) pages)

  • 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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