If you want to have an impact on how your government operates then ODCA is the place for you. We believe in a work-life balance and offer a work-place where dedicated professionals interested in public service work from within to enable every District agency to operate at an efficient, effective, and productive level. The Office of the District of Columbia Auditor does not audit taxes.
Description of Duties:
The Office of the District of Columbia Auditor (ODCA) seeks a highly qualified Supervisory Auditor to lead a team of auditors and analysts performing reviews of District of Columbia policies, programs and operations. ODCA is an independent agency that supports the Council of the District of Columbia. ODCA monitors, assesses and reports on government operations through performance-based audits and evaluations to promote efficiency, accountability and transparency. Our auditors are independent thinkers dedicated to improving the economy, efficiency, and accountability of the District government.
The incumbent assists in developing short and long-range audit plans and scheduling and implementing measures to ensure that ODCA’s reports and other products conform to quality assurance standards promulgated by the Government Accountability Office’s Generally Accepted Governmental Audit Standards (GAGAS) and ODCA policies. Work is performed under the direction of the Auditor or Deputy Auditor. The work is reviewed for consistency in meeting goals and responsibilities within broad guidelines and quality assurance standards established by GAGAS and ODCA. Further, review of performance will include effectively managing members of the team, fulfillment of program objectives, and assessing the impact of findings and recommendations. Promotion potential from a MS-14 to MS-15 position.
The incumbent for the MS 14 or MS 15 Supervisory Auditor position will have the following required skills:
➢ At least 8 to 10 years of experience in auditing, accounting, program evaluation, policy development or an equivalent combination including government service at the federal, state, or local level;
➢ Experience and skills in directing and managing staff to ensure that the mission and goals of the agency are met;
➢ Demonstrated ability to train and lead staff including improvements in individual and team performance; and
➢ Working knowledge of GAGAS; government auditing standards and auditing principles, techniques, methodology, procedures, and analysis; research and investigation; and policy and program evaluation.
For consideration for the MS 15 position, the incumbent also will have the following additional required skills in addition to meeting the requirements for the lower grade position:
➢ At least 10 to 12 years of experience in auditing, accounting, program evaluation, policy development or an equivalent combination including government service at the federal, state or local level.
The incumbent for the MS 14 or MS 15 Supervisory Auditor position also will have one or more of the following preferred skills:
➢ Graduate degree in a field relevant to the position;
➢ Advanced professional knowledge and experience in GAGAS; or
➢ Knowledge and experience working in the District of Columbia government.
The incumbent of this position will possess at least an undergraduate degree in a relevant field such as accounting, public policy, public administration, economics, or political science; or a combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training; or comparable, relevant and transferable professional experience.
View the full vacancy announcement and application instructions online at https://dcauditor.org/jobs-at-odca/.
All applicants must submit (1) an employment application with responses to the ranking factors and (2) a resume. Resumes submitted without an application will not be considered. Applications submitted without a resume will not be considered.