Auditor

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Reston, Virginia
Posted
Jan 11, 2021
Closes
Jan 19, 2021
Function
Audit and Tax
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

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Responsibilities

Component Mission

The Office of the Inspector General of the Intelligence community (IC IG) was established within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) by the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010. The IC IG's organizational divisions include Audit, Investigations, Inspections and Evaluations, Mission Support, the Center for Protected Disclosures, and Counsel to the Inspector General.
The Audit Division is responsible for providing independent and objective audits of the Intelligence Community and ODNI to promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness of programs and operations, and to reduce fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement. Audits are conducted in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards issued by the Comptroller General of the United States.

Major Duties and Responsibilities (MDRs)
Oversees a small team of auditors performing audits of ODNI operations for compliance with applicable laws or regulations, achievement of program results or economy and efficiency. Audit assignments normally require the auditor to work as a member of a team to independently and objectively analyze and reach conclusions regarding some aspect of IC operations. Duties and responsibilities include:
- Articulates and communicates to the assigned team the assignment, project, problem to be solved, actionable events, milestones, and/or program issues under review, and deadlines and timeframes for completion.
- Coaches the assigned team in the selection and application of appropriate problem solving methods and techniques, provides advice on work methods, practices and procedures, and assists the team and/or individual members in identifying the parameters of a viable solution.
- Leads the assigned team in identifying, distributing, and balancing workload and tasks among employees; and ensuring that each employee has an integral role in developing the final team product.
- Monitors and reports on the status and progress of work checking on work in progress and reviewing complied work to see that the Auditor-in-Charge or supervisor's instructions on work priorities, methods, deadlines, and quality have been met.
- Reports to the Auditor-in-Charge or supervisor periodically on team and individual work accomplishments, problems, progress in mastering tasks and work processes, and individual and team training needs.
- Establishes milestones and deadlines for completing assignments, projects, and tasks, and ensures that all team members are aware of and participate in planning for achievement of team goals and objectives.
- Maintains security and accountability of classified information.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


Desired Requirements

Thorough knowledge of the theory, concepts, and practices of accounting and auditing to apply broad professional and functional standards, and to ensure an adequate quality of work.

Broad auditing knowledge to effectively conduct performance audits in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards and other applicable guidance and instructions.

Interpersonal skill in oral and written communication to present findings and recommendations or oversee the presentation of findings and recommendations to the audit client in order to obtain concurrence, present briefings to management, and produce audit reports.

Expert analytical skills in order to determine facts, draw conclusion, and recommend corrective action as required.

Experience leading a team of professional auditors in the completion of assigned performance audits.

Other (Specify): IC experience is desired but not required.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualification Requirements
    Experience: Applicant must have at least 4 years of auditing experience, preferably within the IG audit community.
    Education:

    A. A degree in accounting, auditing, or a degree including courses 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

    B. 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 at least one of the following:

    1) 24 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 hours in 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.

    Certifications/Licenses: One or more of the following certifications is desired, but not required.

    Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
    Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
    Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
    Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
    Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)


Education

This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

Additional information

The ODNI is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations.

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_Reasonable_Accommodation_WMA@cia.ic.gov and DNI_Diversity_WMA@cia.ic.gov, by unclassified email at DNI_DRA@dni.gov, by telephone at 703-275-3799 or by FAX at 703-275-1217 . 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 .

JOB INTERVIEW TRAVEL: Candidates from outside the Washington, D.C., area may be selected for a telephone, teleconference, or in-person interview. If selected for an in-person interview, the ODNI hiring office will pay for travel by commercial carrier (economy class) or reimburse for privately owned vehicle (POV) mileage. If applicable, the candidate also will be reimbursed at a flat rate for commercial lodging and per diem.

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 then construct their resumes to highlight their most relevant and significant experience and education for this job opportunity. The description should include examples that detail 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
Yes

Required Documents

All Applicants:

APPLICATION PACKAGES MUST CONTAIN ALL ITEMS LISTED ABOVE. AN INCOMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE WILL BE INELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

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 or email at Phone: 301-243-1318; Email: Recruitment_TeamB@dni.gov.

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