Assistant Inspector General (Audit)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Feb 19, 2021
Closes
Feb 27, 2021
Function
Audit and Tax
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is located in the Office of Inspector General (OIG), in Washington, D.C., The OIG's mission is to protect the integrity of DFC's programs and operations. Additionally, the OIG provides independent oversight that promotes the efficiency, effectiveness, and integrity of DFC programs and operations to prevent and detect fraud, waste, and abuse. The incumbent of this position will serve as the Assistant Inspector General (Audit).
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Responsibilities

The Incumbent of this position will:
  • Conduct audit reviews related to the programs and operations of an agency to prevent and detect fraud, waste, and abuse related to those programs and operations; makes recommendations concerning legislative and policy initiatives and keeps the Congress and Board of Directors fully and promptly informed on problems and deficiencies in the programs and operations of the agency.
  • Manage the planning, supervision, and the conduct of complex, novel, high-profile, and highly sensitive audits, evaluations, and special project reviews of agency programs and operations.
  • Procure services and manages contracts as needed to met DFC audit needs.
  • Provide oversight of the private capital industry providing foreign assistance, and internal DFC financial, administrative, and information technology (IT) activities.
  • Provide direction and leadership for the development of strategies for the planning and implementation of major programs of significant scope and impact.
  • Serve as part of OIG senior leadership; formulates and implements plan to improve program policies, practices, methods, and organizational structure.
  • Assign responsibilities for carrying out objectives; coordinates and directs the work among organizations' units; set performance targets; and ensures completion in accordance with set objectives.
  • Prepare, updates and communicates OIG audit policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable professional standards.


  • Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status
    No

    Promotion Potential
    00

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    • US Citizenship is required.
    • Suitable for Federal employment, determined by background investigation.
    • Direct Deposit of pay is required.
    • Selective Service registration required for male applicants, unless exempt.
    • A two-year trial period required unless met during prior Federal service.
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance.


    Qualifications

    You may qualify for this position, if you fulfill the following qualification requirement:
    One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-15 grade level or above in the Federal service that demonstrates your experience providing leadership, guidance and direction on a broad range of audit assignments AND exercising effective managing control over all facets of audit activities within an organization to promote the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness of the programs and operations, and to protect those programs and operations against fraud, waste, and abuse.

    MANDATORY TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (MTQ):
    Applicants must address the following mandatory qualifications separate from their resumes. Statements must provide specific examples that address relevant experience, accomplishments and evidence that you possess demonstrated superior technical qualifications. You will not be considered for this position if you fail to submit qualification statements specifically addressing each mandatory technical qualification requirement. There is a maximum of two pages per MTQ.
  • Extensive knowledge of Inspector General programs and operations, planning and conducting audits and reviews using professional standards (such as the Government Accountability Office's Government Auditing Standards and/or the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency's Quality Standards for Inspection and Evaluation) to assess the state of a globally dispersed department or agency and develop, review, publish, and defend reports on the results.
  • Provides direction and leadership for the development of strategies for the planning and implementation of major agency programs of significant scope and impact. Formulates and implements plans to improve program policies, practices, methods, and organizations structure.


  • Education

    Degree: accounting, auditing; or a degree including auditing 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

    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 one of the following:

    1. Twenty-four 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-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 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.

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

    or
  • 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:
  • A certificate as a Certified Internal Auditor or a Certified Public Accountant, obtained through written examination; or
  • Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in auditing or accounting, e.g., 15 semester hours.


  • Additional information

    Desirable Qualifications : At least five years of prior experience in a managerial capacity with responsibility for providing direction to auditors and analysts in the Inspector General community with functional responsibility to ensure that work products are timely and of technical quality in conformance with Government Auditing Standards.

    Telework Suitability:

    The duties of this position are suitable for occasional telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisor approval and if they meet the eligibility criterion in the 2010 Telework Act.

    Stipulations of Employment:

    Selection may require completion of a one-year supervisory or managerial probationary period unless met during prior Federal service.

    Selection may require completion of a two-year trial period for expected service appointments unless met during prior Federal service.

    If selected, you will be required to file a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450).

    Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Clearance.

    Work Schedule:

    This position allows for a flexible work schedule.

    Location:
    This position is located in the Office of Inspector General (OIG), in Washington, D.C., but the duties of this vacancy may be performed from anywhere within the contiguous United States.

    Miscellaneous:

    DFC uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify .

    This vacancy announcement may be used to fill similar positions within 90 days.

    If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application: https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=Alternate_Application_Information

    Recruitment and relocation incentives may be authorized for this position.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

    Leadership
    Auditing
    Audit Reporting
    Program Management


    Once the announcement has closed, a review of your résumé and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the qualification requirements listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your résumé and supporting documentation will be compared against your responses to the MTQs to determine your level of experience. If, after reviewing your résumé and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully when applying, errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Top Secret

    Drug test required
    Yes

    Position sensitivity and risk
    High Risk (HR)

    Trust determination process
    Suitability/Fitness

    Required Documents

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
    1. Your Resume listing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates of employment mm/yy to mm/yy and duties performed.
    2. Response to each Mandatory Technical Qualification (MTQ)s
    3. Unofficial College Transcripts orcourses listing to include credit hours earned. An official transcript will be required if you are selected.
    4. Other supporting documents:
    • Veterans' Preference documentation, if applicable (e.g. DD-214 Member Copy 4 showing type of discharge/character of service, SF-15 Form and related documentation, VA letter, etc.)
    • Career Transition Assistance Program/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program Documentation, if applicable (e.g. Certification of Expected Separation, Reduction-In-Force Separation Notice, or Notice of Proposed Removal; SF-50 that documents the RIF separation action; and most recent performance appraisal.)
    • Cover Letter, optional
    If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility. If applicable, you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form. Failure to provide this documentation may result in a non preference determination. For more information on veterans' preference (see https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/veterans-employment-initiative/vet-guide/ ).
    Do not submit photographs with your application package. Documents with photographs may not be seen by hiring officials - you must remove your image from any badges, licenses, etc.
    Do not upload Adobe portfolio documents. Adobe portfolio documents are not viewable by our agency's staffing offices.

    It is your responsibility to ensure all required documents have been submitted prior to the closing date of the announcement.

    Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: 1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; 2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and 3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. For more information: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp .
    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.

    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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