Auditor

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jan 14, 2021
Closes
Jan 22, 2021
Function
Audit and Tax
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is in the Quality Improvement Unit within the Office of the Director. The agency is responsible for providing community supervision for offenders on parole, probation and supervised release in the District of Columbia. CSOSA is establishing an internal audit function, and the incumbents of this position will be part of the new organization with the responsibilities for planning and executing audit engagement and other assessments.
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Responsibilities

(The duties described reflect the full performance level of this position)

Performs or assists in conducting audits, attestation engagements, program evaluations, and organizational surveys, studies, and analyses to provide information to managers for decision making purposes; for use in making recommendations for improvements to programs, policies, or procedures; and for use in taking administrative action.

Independently plans, establishes, and executes risk-based audit engagements following the generally accepted government audit standards (GAGAS).
Monitors administrative control systems and line or operating programs to prevent fraud, waste, and abuse.

Analyzes and evaluates, on a quantitative or qualitative basis, the effectiveness of programs or operations in meeting established goals, measures, and objectives. Designs and/or maintains methods, approaches, and processes to implement the Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA), and provides a means for the agency to analyze its resources in relation to its performance results.

Performs or assists in the systematic examination and appraisal of the economy and efficiency of agency operations, effectiveness in achieving program results, compliance with applicable laws and regulations, and the adequacy and reliability of program reporting.
Monitors the progress of corrective actions taken by component leaders and provides periodic updates to senior leadership.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
13

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


A background security investigation will be required for all new hires. Appointment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background security investigation, drug testing, and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for termination.

Qualifications

Grade 12:
BASIC REQUIREMENTS
A. Applicants must show successful completion of a full four-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher 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/36 quarter hours in accounting. The 24 semester/36 quarter hours may include up to 6 semester/9 quarter hours of credit in business law. (The term "accounting" means "accounting and/or auditing". Similarly, "accountant" should be interpreted, generally, as "accountant and/or auditor".)
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B. Combination of education and experience--at least four (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 ONE of the following --Twenty-four semester/36 quarter hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to 6 semester/9 quarter hours of business law --A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; or
Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in accounting or auditing, e.g., 15 semester/22 quarter hours, but that does not fully satisfy the 24-semester-hour/36-quarter-hour requirement of 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 four-year course of study described in paragraph A; and (c) except for literal nonconformance to the requirement of 24 semester/36 quarter hours in accounting, the applicant's education, training, and experience fully meet the specified requirements. BASIC REQUIREMENTS/>
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Qualifications: Applicants must show successful completion of a full four-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher 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/36 quarter hours in accounting. The 24 semester/36 quarter hours may include up to 6 semester/9 quarter hours of credit in business law. (The term "accounting" means "accounting and/or auditing". Similarly, "accountant" should be interpreted, generally, as "accountant and/or auditor".)
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B. Combination of education and experience--at least four (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 ONE of the following:
--Twenty-four semester/36 quarter hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to 6 semester/9 quarter hours of business law;A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; or

-Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in accounting or auditing, e.g., 15 semester/22 quarter hours, but that does not fully satisfy the 24-semester-hour/36-quarter-hour requirement of 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 four-year course of study described in paragraph A; and (c) except for literal nonconformance to the requirement of 24 semester/36 quarter hours in accounting, the applicant's education, training, and experience fully meet the specified requirements.
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Specialized experience is experience which is in or related to the line of work of the position to be filled and which has equipped the applicant with the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.
An example of such experience includes conducting complex and potentially precedent- setting audits requiring the development of new audit methods, techniques, and criteria. For example, develops new methods of auditing constantly-changing program operations in order to identify and report on liabilities or deficiencies, ineffective management controls, and poor compliance with new or established regulations. Reviewing, analyzing, and evaluating the activities of various departments or agency organizations, contractors, state and local agencies, and functional programs or activities.

Click here to see the full Qualifications Statement.

Education

Applicants must submit copies of unofficial transcripts in order to be further considered for the position and or A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in accounting or auditing.

Additional information

LOCATION: Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency, Office of the Director, Quality Improvement Unit (QIU), Washington, DC. AGENCY BACKGROUND INFORMATION: If you would like to learn more about CSOSA, we encourage you to visit our website at www.csosa.gov. This vacancy announcement may be used to fill future vacancies for identical positions within the next year.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

You will be rated based on your qualifications for this position as evidenced by the education, experience and training you report relative to this position which shows that you possess the knowledges, skills and abilities required. Paid or unpaid experience will be considered.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required
No

Required Documents

Direct Deposit: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments directly deposited into a financial institution of their choosing

Generally, preference is granted to veterans who entered military service prior to October 14, 1976; or served on active duty during the period from August 2, 1990, through January 2, 1992, and who are otherwise eligible; or who served on active duty during the period beginning September 11, 2001, and ending on the last day of Operation Iraqi Freedom; or who have served in a military action for which they received a Campaign Badge or Expeditionary Medal. This includes the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (AFEM) awarded to those who participated in Operation Joint Endeavor or Operation Joint Guard. Also, you may be entitled to veterans' preference if you are a disabled veteran; you have received a Purple Heart; you are the spouse or mother of a disabled veteran; or you are the widow, widower, or mother of a deceased veteran. You will need to submit a Standard Form (SF) 15 and proof of your claim.

If you are an eligible Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) applicant, you may apply for special selection over other applicants for this position. Individuals who have special priority selection rights under the CTAP or ICTAP must be well qualified for the position. To be well qualified, applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and meet the mid-level (scoring between 85 and 89) of the crediting plan for all factors or the established cutoff score. CTAP/ICTAP eligibles must submit one of the following as proof of eligibility for the special selection priority: a separation notice; a "Notice of Personnel Action" (SF-50) documenting separation; an agency certification that you cannot be placed after injury compensation has been terminated; an OPM notification that your disability annuity has been terminated; OR a Military Department or National Guard Bureau notification that you are retired under 5 U.S.C. 8337(h) or 8456.

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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