Auditor

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Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 12, 2021
Closes
Jan 20, 2021
Function
Audit and Tax
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The Office of Audit is responsible for conducting and supervising audits relating to the Department of Labor's programs and operations; recommending policies for activities designed to promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the administration of the Department's programs and operations; and preventing and detecting fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement in these programs and operations.

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Responsibilities

-Independently conducts or participates in limited or expanded scope audits of governmental organizations, programs, activities, or functions which may encompass the following: Financial and Compliance Audits - determines (a) whether the financial statements of an audited entity present fairly the financial position and the results of financial operations in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and (b) whether the entity has complied with laws and regulations that may have a material effect upon the financial statements.

-Prepares and reviews audit work papers to assure compliance with GAO and OIG documentation standards. Audit work papers must: (1) contain the results and scope of the examination; (2) not require detailed, supplementary, oral explanations; (3) be legible, and, (4) restrict information included to matters that are materially important and relevant to the objectives of the examination.

-Obtains and reviews sufficient, competent, and relevant evidence as a basis for reasonable judgments and conclusions regarding the organization, program, activity, or function being audited. Evidence may be physical, testimonial, documentary or analytical.

-Completes audit work within established time frames or obtains advanced approval for time increases.

-Prepares findings which are objective, clear, concise, completed, and constructive in tone.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Subject to travel of 20% or greater.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13 - This position has promotion potential to GS-13. There is no obligation to provide future promotions to you if you are selected.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship and must have a valid driver's license.
  • Subject to frequent travel; up to 80% in a 12 month period.
  • Financial disclosures may be required.
  • Appointment to this position may require a background investigation.
  • Requires a probationary period if the requirement has not been met.


Applicants must meet time-in-grade, time-after-competitive-appointment and qualifications requirements within 30 calendar days after the closing date of the vacancy to be eligible for consideration for selection.

Federal Employees Please Note: Your SF-50 must include enough information to be able to determine that time-in-grade requirements have been met and reflects your position title, pay plan/series/grade, tenure and the type of appointment (i.e. competitive/excepted). In some cases you may need to submit more than one SF-50.

Reference the "Required Documents" section for additional requirements.

Qualifications

Applicants must have 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level, GS-09, in the Federal Service.

Specialized experience for this position includes, but is not limited to: Candidates must possess specialized experience and knowledge of auditing standards for conducting financial audits, and attestations; knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles; prepares and reviews audit work papers to ensure compliance with professional standards; and prepares and reviews findings or reports which are objective, clear, concise, and supported by sufficient evidence. Assisting in obtaining and analyzing data from a variety of sources; and assisting in the identification of laws, regulations procedures applicable to the subject of research or audit.

This position will not be filled until the Department's Placement Assistance Programs have been fully utilized.

  • No Relocation or Permanent Change of Station Incentives will be offered.
  • No Recruitment Incentives will be offered
  • This position is outside the bargaining unit.
  • Multiple selections may be made from this announcement.
  • This position is telework eligible based on managements' determination.
  • Candidate required to obtain the necessary security/investigation level.


Education

A. Degree: auditing; or a degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, public administration or accounting.

OR

B. Combination of education and experience: at least 4 years of experience in Performance Auditing, or an equivalent combination of performance auditing experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional auditing knowledge. The applicant's background must also include one of the following:

1. A certificate as a Certified Internal Auditor or a Certified Public Accountant, obtained through written examination; or

2. Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in auditing or accounting, e.g., 15 semester hours.

Additional information

DOL seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse customers we serve. DOL fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration, flexibility and fairness so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.

Refer to these links for more information: GENERAL INFORMATION , ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION , FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Click here for Evaluation details. For Displaced Employees ONLY: if you meet the eligibility requirements for special priority selection under ICTAP / CTAP , you must be well-qualified for the position to receive consideration for special priority selection. ICTAP/CTAP eligibles will be considered "well-qualified" if they attain at least a rating score of 85 in a numerical rating scheme. Be sure to review DOL Account Eligibility Questions #24 to reflect that you are applying as a ICTAP or CTAP eligible and submit supporting documentation.

Evaluation Factors (Competencies) - All qualified applicants will be evaluated on the following key competencies:

General Competencies:

External Awareness: Identifies and understands economic, political, and social trends that affect the organization and the audit universe.

Interpersonal Skills: Shows understanding, professionalism, courtesy, tact, empathy, concern, and politeness to others; develops and maintains effective relationships with others; may include effectively dealing with individuals who are difficult, hostile, or distressed.

Oral Communication: Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information.

Problem Solving: Identifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations .

Self Management: Sets well-defined and realistic personal goals; displays a high level of initiative, effort, and commitment towards completing assignments in a timely manner.

Teaching Others: Helps others learn through formal or informal methods; identifies training needs.

Teamwork: Encourages and facilitates cooperation, pride, trust, and group identity; fosters commitment and team spirit.

Writing: Recognizes or uses correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling; communicates information (for example, facts, ideas, or messages) in a succinct and organized manner.

The information you provide may be verified by a review of your work experience and/or education, by checking references and through other means (ex. interview). Your evaluation may also include a review by an HR Specialist or panel and may include other assessment tools (ex. interview, structured interview, written test, work sample, etc.). The examining Office of Human Resources (OHR) makes the final determination concerning applicant ratings. Your resume MUST provide sufficient information to substantiate your vacancy question responses. If not, the OHR may amend your responses to more accurately reflect the level of competency indicated by the content of your resume.

To preview questions please click here .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Other

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

The following documents must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on the vacancy closing date. Warning: If you submit a document using the same document title, the 2nd submission will OVERWRITE the 1st submission. Also, do not upload password protected documents.

The following documents are required from all applicants (PLEASE READ CAREFULLY):

ARE YOU A CURRENT OR FORMER FEDERAL EMPLOYEE? If applying as a status candidate with current or former Federal Service, please provide a copy of your last or most recent SF-50, "Notification of Personnel Action" which shows your appointment eligibility for the position for which you are applying. Your SF-50 must identify the highest grade you held on a permanent basis, Pay Plan/Pay Schedule, Series, and Grade/Pay Band, and career status. Multiple SF-50 may be submitted to demonstrate your highest previous rate and eligibility.

*WARNING: An award SF-50 (ex. cash or time off award) may not indicate grade, step and competitive status. For current DOL employees, an award SF-50 DOES NOT indicate grade and step.

- Resume are required to provide a resume by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of your choosing. Cover letters are optional. To receive full consideration for relevant and specialized experience, please list month, year, and the number of work hours worked for experience listed on your resume. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to the vacancy questionnaire.

- Unofficial Transcript(s) (in English) - submit if using education as a basis for qualifying for this position. If so, you must submit all applicable academic transcripts demonstrating that you meet the qualifying educational requirements (ex. BA/BS, MA, JD, PHD, etc). If specific course work is required to qualify, you must supply transcripts from each academic institution in which the required courses were taken in order to receive credit.

You may upload your transcript(s) as one document (3 MB size limit). If over 3 MB, please submit via fax feature.

OFFICIAL Transcripts MUST BE RECEIVED prior to selection and report date. Reference the "Education Section" for College Transcript and Evaluation of Foreign Education.

- Most recent performance appraisal/evaluation signed and dated within 18 months is requested by the agency, but will not disqualify candidates if not submitted. If not submitted during the application process, one may/will be requested at the time of the interview if the opportunity is extended. Applies to current and former Federal employees.

- Land Management Eligibles: a copy of your most recent Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50 or equivalent) proving your eligibility for appointment under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act. This service must have been performed in the competitive service, under a time limited appointment in a Land Management Agency, as defined by P.L. 114-328. For more information, click here .

The following documents are required if applicable:

- Displaced Employee Placement Documents - Only required if requesting priority consideration under ICTAP / CTAP Eligibility.

- DD-214 - verifying military service, eligibility for consideration under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) and showing character of discharge (ex. Member Copy 4 and 2 are acceptable vs. Copy 1 which is not acceptable to adjudicate veteran's preference)

Special/Non-Competitive Appointing Authority Documents

- Applicants who are eligible for consideration, and wish to be considered, under one of the following non-competitive hiring authorities must submit appropriate documentation (click on the links below to see the documentation requirements):

(a) Persons with Severe Disabilities (SCHEDULE A)

(b) 30% or More Compensable Disabled Veterans (DAV)

(c) Former Peace Corps Volunteers (PCV) OR Current or Former Peace Corps Employees (PCE)

(d) Military Spouses (MISP)

(e) Other

- Cover Letters are not mandatory and will not be used to verify experience, but may be submitted Applicants selected for employment who are not current DOL employees will be required to provide proof of citizenship , and the E-Verify system will be used to confirm the employment eligibility of all new hires.

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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