Senior Management Analyst/Senior Auditor*

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Rockville, Maryland
Posted
Oct 15, 2020
Closes
Oct 23, 2020
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

NOTICE: The closing date of this announcement has been extended to October 22, 2020.

This position is located in the Office of the Inspector General.
  • The supervisor is the Assistant Inspector General Audits.
  • This position is non-bargaining unit.
  • This position may require occasional travel.
  • Expenses associated with an interview will be paid; however, expenses associated with a relocation will NOT be paid.
  • This position is subject to Securities Ownership Prohibition.


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Responsibilities

As an Auditor for the Office of the Inspector General (OIG), you will work as a member of a team responsible for conducting reviews of agency activities or may be assigned as the sole analyst in reviews of more limited complexity or scope.

You will analyze and examine the operations and management of NRC and the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) programs by conducting detailed analyses of NRC's and DNFSB's financial systems and overseeing the audit of NRC's and DNFSB's financial statements. In addition, you will also perform similar functions for NRC's nuclear programs.

You will perform critical auditing functions through planning, designing and executing data collection and data analysis within the office and the OIG to assess risk and fully develop audit findings. You will perform program evaluation and audit work in accordance with the OIG Audit Manual and the Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) by conducting research to analyze internal and external information to assess risk factors and identify high-risk areas.

You will participate in pre-project planning, verification of survey information, and reporting of findings and recommendations. You will also be responsible for the detailed verification of audit segments or issues including the preparation of detailed summaries, draft findings, and portions of final audit reports.

Lastly, you will assess management responses from audited/evaluated program areas to determine compliance with recommendations and execute follow up activities to ensure acceptable management compliance.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Occasional travel to regional offices and nuclear facilities may be required.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13 - Candidates selected at the GG-12 level may be promoted to the GG-13 level without further competition. *This title is associated with the GG-13 level. Candidates selected at the GG-12 level will be titled Management Analyst or Auditor.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Background investigation leading to a "Q" clearance is required.
  • This is a Drug Testing position.


Veterans, who live and work within the Washington, D.C. commuting area, and, who are preference eligibles or who have been separated from the Armed Forces under honorable conditions after three (3) years or more of continuous active service, may apply.

You must meet the qualifications for this position by no later than 30 calendar days after the closing date of this announcement and before placement in the position.

Qualifications

In addition to the basic education/knowledge requirements described above, you must also have at least one year of auditing experience at the next lower grade or equivalent using the Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) in the Federal service or equivalent experience in the private sector.

Specialized experience is demonstrated experience using the Government Accountability Office's GAGAS. Candidates should be able to apply audit techniques and procedures, have basic skill in conducting and reporting on audits and/or evaluations that promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness.

The ideal candidate for this position will be able to demonstrate the following:

(1) Ability to conduct performance and/or financial audits or evaluate Federal programs. (Discuss the methods you use to research, gather and analyze facts, and study to resolve a problem.)

(2) Demonstrated experience using Federal auditing standards, methodologies, techniques, and procedures. (Discuss the methods you use to research, gather, analyze facts, data, information, and draw conclusions.)

(3) Skill in effectively communicating the results of analysis and solutions to problems. (Describe the kinds of oral presentations you have made and the type of original writing you have generated including the purpose and audience of your oral presentations and written communications.)

(4) Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, supervisors, agency officials, and others. (Provide examples of specific assignments that required you to use tact, diplomacy, and negotiation skills to achieve cooperation and develop consensus.)

(5) Ability to collect and analyze data using data analysis software such as spreadsheets, statistical packages, and computer-assisted auditing tools.

Education

**ATTENTION**

For applicants applying to the 0343 occupational series:

Applicants that wish to be considered for the 0343 are not required to have an accounting degree nor 24 semester hours in Accounting. However, formal education in auditing is desired.

For applicants ONLY applying to the 0511 occupational series:

Applicants that wish to apply for the Auditing occupational series 0511, must meet the following educational requirements to qualify:

Applicants must have a 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.

Additional information

The NRC provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Individuals with disabilities may contact the Selective Placement Coordinator for assistance with the application or hiring process via Disability.Resource@nrc.gov. Deaf applicants may contact the Disability Program Manager by calling the NRC videophone at 240-428-3217.

Individuals who are eligible for non-competitive appointment under an OPM special appointing authority may apply for consideration under a comparable NRC non-competitive appointing authority. Veterans, please visit: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/

Selectees will be required to complete a "Declaration of Federal Employment", (OF-306), prior to being appointed to determine their suitability for Federal employment and to authorize a background investigation. False statements or responses on your resume or questionnaire can jeopardize your employment opportunity and subject you to disciplinary action, including removal from Federal service.

A transferable security clearance from another agency or a background investigation leading to a clearance is required for all new hires. To begin work at the NRC without a security clearance, you must be granted a temporary waiver of the required clearance, referred to as a 145(b) waiver. To be eligible for a 145(b) waiver you will need a favorable education verification, reference, credit, and criminal history checks. If a wavier is granted, the successful completion of a background investigation and favorable adjudication is required for continued employment. If you have resided outside the U.S. for an extended period of time, the agency may not be able to (1) grant the 145(b) waiver where the required investigation cannot be completed in a timely manner, or (2) achieve timely completion of the background investigation required for a security clearance.

The NRC is a zero tolerance agency with respect to illegal drug use. Individuals selected for this position will be subject to pre-appointment drug testing unless currently in a NRC position subject to random drug testing AND will be subject to random drug testing upon appointment to the NRC.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

When the application process is complete, your application will be reviewed to determine if you meet the job requirements. You will be rated based on the information provided in your resume and responses to any vacancy questions to determine your level of knowledge, skill and ability related to the job requirements. If you are among the top candidates for this position, your application will be referred to the hiring manager.

Your resume and responses in the additional space provided are the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to submit a thorough resume and responses that directly relate to this position.
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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Q Access Authorization

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

List of supplemental material that may be applicable:

If you are a NRC employee you are required to submit your most recent Rating of Record (Performance Appraisal) or a statement saying that one is not available.

If you are a current/reinstatement eligible Federal employee with status (Tenure Group 1 or 2), you will be considered under our merit promotion procedures and must submit a copy of your most recent SF-50 (Notification of Personnel Action) to verify competitive status or reinstatement eligibility. In addition, current or former Federal employees are required to submit a complete copy of their most recent Rating of Record (Performance Appraisal).

Veterans' Preference documentation, if applicable (e.g. DD-214 Member Copy 4 showing type of discharge/character of service; Current Active Duty members must submit a certification of expected discharge or release from active duty under honorable conditions dated within 120 days; SF-15 Form and related documentation; VA letter.) You can find additional information about Veterans' Preference at http://www.fedshirevets.gov/.

If you are not currently not a Federal Auditor, series 0511, and wish to be considered for this occupational series, you must submit your College Transcripts that substantiate your qualifications for the 0511 series.

All supplemental documents will now be collected electronically and should be submitted before the closing date of this vacancy announcement. You have three choices for submitting your supplemental documents:

1. Use the "USAJOBs" feature to download documents from your USAJOBs portfolio; or
2. use the "Upload" feature to upload documents directly from your computer. The following types of documents can be uploaded: .gif, .jpeg, .png, .rtf, .pdf, and .doc; or
3. use the "Fax" feature to print the Fax Cover Sheet and fax it, along with your supplemental documents to 1-571-258-4052.

As an NRC employee you are required to submit your most recent performance appraisal or a statement describing why your appraisal is not available. You may do so either electronically, following the instructions below:

All supplemental documents can now be collected electronically and should be submitted before the closing date of this vacancy announcement. You have three choices for submitting your supplemental documents:

1. Use the "USAJOBs" feature to download documents from your USAJOBs portfolio; or
2. use the "Upload" feature to upload documents directly from your computer. The following types of documents can be uploaded:
.gif, .jpeg, .png, .rtf, .pdf, and .doc; or
3. use the "Fax" feature to print the Fax Cover Sheet and fax it, along with your supplemental documents to 1-571-258-4052.

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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