Supervisory Auditor (Performance) (Audit Manager)

Washington, D.C
Feb 20, 2021
Feb 25, 2021
Full Time


This position is located in the CARES Act Audit Directorate in the Office of Audit (OA) of the Office of Inspector General (OIG). The incumbent is an Audit Manager responsible for supervising a staff of auditors, including GS-13 auditors-in-charge (AICs), and other lower-graded staff, and who reports to the head of the audit directorate (Director).

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As a Supervisory Auditor, you will:
  • Manage subordinates in ensuring audits assigned conform with applicable professional standards. Prepare and review proposals for future audits. Work with the Director, develop overall audit approach, including objectives, testing methodologies, and milestone dates. Review audit plans prepared by subordinates for submission to the Director for approval. Review audit-related memoranda; attend entrance conferences, interviews, and meetings with auditee management; and conduct and/or participate in briefings with OA and auditee management to discuss issues, the status of the audits, and audit results. Review audit reports and supporting documentation prepared by subordinates for conformance with applicable professional standards, and OIG policy. Monitor implementation of corrective actions recommended in audit reports. Respond to or assign staff to respond to congressional requests and to prepare testimony for congressional hearings;
  • As a Contracting Officer's Representative (COR), perform technical contracting functions, including drafting/reviewing statements of work (SOWs), preparing cost estimates, and developing technical standards of performance. Participate in procurement technical evaluation panels with auditee representatives to evaluate bids. This includes reviewing and evaluating proposals on factors such as technical approach, qualifications of key personnel, past experience, management plan, labor effort, and price quotation. Make recommendations concerning contractors and proposals to the rest of technical evaluation team. Prepare/review contract modifications. Participate in briefings with contractors to discuss issues, the status of the audits, and audit results. Review audit plans, status reports, audit reports, audit documentation, and other deliverables prepared by contractors ensuring conformance with applicable professional standards, OIG policy, and the contract. Review and approve payment of contractor invoices;
  • Manage and oversee the work of subordinates. Provide technical and administrative supervision over subordinates. Identify training and development needs, including on-the-job training, other development activities, and continuing professional education (CPE). Monitor time and attendance, and approves leave. Using standard performance plans, conducts mid-year feedback meetings and annual performance evaluations. Resolve complaints from subordinates, referring more serious matters to the Director. Effect disciplinary actions, such as warnings and reprimands, and proposes more serious disciplinary actions, as necessary. Recommend awards and promotions for subordinates. Review applicant documentation for staff vacancies, conducts interviews, and recommends selections. Identify and implement methods for improving production and promote team building.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - 1-5 nights per month

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. National
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment"
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The experience may have been gained in either the public or private sector or volunteer service . One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your résumé.


You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Specialized experience: For the GS-14, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes conducting and overseeing financial or performance audits in conformity with professional and regulatory standards and guidance. Examples could include:

-Leading teams of lower-graded staff in ensuring assigned audits conform to applicable professional standards.
-Conducting/overseeing interviews, walk throughs to document program processes, and testing.
-Preparing/reviewing audit reports and supporting documentation prepared by team members ensuring accuracy, sufficiency, and compliance with applicable professional standards and OIG policy.
-Providing on-the-job training on the use of the audit documentation system, and audit tasks such as testing, interviewing, program processes observation, and report writing.


Education Requirements:

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

The education generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Additional information

- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
- This is a non-bargaining designated position.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: If selected for this position, you will be required to:
- A one year probationary period may be required.
- A one year supervisory probationary period may be required.
- Submit to a drug test prior to your appointment and random drug testing while you occupy the position.
- Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment.
- If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
- Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9 ( ). Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
- Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
- Undergo an income tax verification.
- Successfully complete a background investigation.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a "not qualified" determination.

Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Technical, Leadership, and Communication.

This announcement is issued under "Direct-Hire" authority. This notice is issued under the Direct-Hire authority. Using Office of Personnel Management (OPM) approved government-wide direct hire authorities, agencies may appoint candidates directly to jobs, without regard to the provisions of Title 5 U.S.C.3309 through 3318, for which OPM determines that there is a severe shortage of candidates or a critical hiring need. The Treasury OIG must fill mission critical positions to meet new mission requirements due to the CARES Act under Public Law 116-136. Candidates will be evaluated on their basic eligibility for Federal employment, minimum qualifications and possession of job-related knowledge, skills and abilities and other factors. All applicants who meet basic qualification requirements will be forwarded to the Selecting Official for further consideration.

Veterans' Preference and traditional rating and ranking of applicants do not apply to this vacancy.

Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview.

If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)) you must be assigned the middle category or better to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Required Documents

A complete application includes 1. A résumé, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).

All applicants are required to submit a résumé either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résumé. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view résumé tips .

CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.

EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION: This position has a positive education requirement. Basic Education Requirements: YOU MUST SUBMIT PROOF OF MEETING THE BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS STATED ABOVE. A copy of transcript(s), a copy of a CPA or CIA certificate or license, or a list of related college courses completed (including the name of the attended college/university, its location, courses' names, number of credit hours and the grades you received for those courses) is REQUIRED. For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. An unofficial transcript will be accepted at the time of application and an official transcript will be required if you are selected.

A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page .

If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions .

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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