Supervisory Auditor

Employer
USAJobs
Location
District of Columbia, D.C
Posted
Feb 20, 2021
Closes
Feb 28, 2021
Function
Audit and Tax
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

This position is part of the Office of the Inspector General, Government Publishing Office in Washington , District of Columbia .

The selectee will work shift 1.

Additional vacancies may be filled through this announcement.
Learn more about this agency

Responsibilities

  • Plan, conduct, and complete audits that are high quality, accurate, relevant to customers, and conform to Office of Inspector General policies.
  • Counsel and guide subordinate staff to ensure survey and audit plans describe clearly defined audit objectives.
  • Serve as a Contracting Officer's Representative to oversee performing audits and reviews agency task orders and contracts.
  • Prepare, revise and edit audit findings, conclusions, and recommendations with subordinate staff to ensure reports are clear.


Travel Required

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

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
14

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. Citizenship is Required.
  • Selectee may be required to serve a one year probationary period.
  • Males born after 12/03/59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Selectee must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.
  • Confidential Financial Disclosure report may be required.
  • TIME-IN-GRADE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must meet time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. Applicants must have served 1 year at the next lower grade level or equivalent grade level of federal service to qualify.
  • A supervisory probationary period may be required for this position.


Qualifications

To qualify for the Supervisory Auditor, PG -0511-14, you must meet the following requirements:

Applicant must meet the Basic Education requirement and specialized experience to qualify for this position.

Applicant must have a degree in accounting, auditing; or 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 a 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 had 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 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.

AND

applicant must meet specialized experience at the next lower grade level (GS-13) which may include:
supervising and directing a staff conducting government audits and evaluations, overseeing multiple complex audits and evaluations, reviewing and approving draft audit reports for technical competency and audit standards. Incumbent must also be able to coordinate audit assignments among team leaders and audit team members while evaluating and making recommendations to audit programs.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Only experience and education obtained by the closing date of this announcement will be considered.

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement (03/01/2021) to be considered.

Education

Are you using your education to qualify? You MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: (1) official or unofficial transcripts which cites the name of the institution are acceptable, or (2) you may submit a list with all of your courses, grades and GPA, semester, year, and credit for the course. Official transcripts will be required from all selectees prior to receiving an official offer.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

Additional information

Employment of Relatives
Section 3110 of Title 5, U.S. Code, prohibits a Federal official from appointing, promoting, or advocating the appointment or promotion of a relative in the agency where the official is serving or exercises jurisdiction. In addition, Section 2302(b)(7) of Title 5, U.S. Code, makes it a "prohibited personnel practice" for a person in authority to "appoint, employ, promote, advance, or advocate for the appointment, employment, promotion, or advancement of a relative." For further information visit: https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/5/3110 and https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/5/2302

Separated Employees:
If you have separated from Federal Government employment, you may obtain a copy of your SF-50 via: National Personnel Records Center, Annex, 1411 Boulder Boulevard, Valmeyer, IL, 62295; or visit the National Archives Website.

Work Life Balance:
The GPO offers Transit subsidy for commuters using public transportation (Metro Bus/Rail, MARC, VRE, etc.).

Background Investigation:
To ensure the accomplishment of its mission, the GPO requires every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards, all selected applicants must undergo and successfully completed a background investigation for a suitability, Secret clearance. This review could include financial issues such as delinquency in the payment of debts, child support and/or tax obligations, as well as certain criminal offenses and illegal use or possession of drugs. Depending on the type of background investigation required, the security process may take between 6 weeks to 12 months.

The Agency may rescind the tentative offer, if the candidate is unable to obtain an interim clearance.

Schedule A (Disability Appointment):
Documentation of eligibility for employment under Schedule A can be obtained from a licensed medical professional (e.g., a physician or other medical professional certified by a state, the District of Columbia, or a U.S. territory to practice medicine); a licensed vocational rehabilitation specialist (i.e., state or private); or any Federal agency, state agency, or agency of the District of Columbia or a U.S. territory that issues or provides disability benefits. The letter must be printed on a "medical professional's" letterhead and signed.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

Your resume will be evaluated to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications required; and on the extent to which your application shows that you possess the competencies associated with this position. To determine if you are qualified for the job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation may be made and compared against your responses to the vacancy questionnaire. You will receive a numeric rating based on your responses to the questionnaire. Your rating is based on both your responses to the questionnaire and information stated in your application. Please make sure that your self-ratings are supported by information in your application. The Human Capital Specialist may verify your qualifications and self-ratings during the application and selection process through quality review, interview questions, work samples, demonstrations, reference checks, and other means. Inflated qualifications may result in you being excluded from further consideration for this position.

You will be further evaluated on the following Competencies required for the position.

  • Auditing
  • Problem Solving
  • Quality Assurance


We DO NOT require a separate narrative statement responding to the competencies, however your resume must CLEARLY show possession of these competencies.

If you meet the qualifications stated above and you are among the top candidates your application may be referred to the Selecting Official for further review.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Secret

Drug test required
Yes

Position sensitivity and risk
Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk

Trust determination process
Credentialing , National security

Required Documents

The following information must be received by 11:59 EST
  • Content of Resume: Your resume, or other written form you choose to describe your job-related experiences are used to verify your qualifications. It is important that your resume reflects the duties under each position you have held with each employer. In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. It is your responsibility to make sure your resume states complete information for each job entry (beginning and ending dates of employment stated as MM/YYYY; and total number of hours worked per week). If your resume does not provide enough information regarding your work history for us to make a creditable qualification determination, your application package may be rendered disqualified and you will no longer be considered. To assist in sending in a complete resume, use the checklist at: Click Here
  • SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action- If you are a current or former federal employee, you must submit a SF-50 showing the highest grade held in the position for which you are using to qualify. Your SF-50 must include the Position Title and Series, Step, Salary, Tenure, Position Occupied, and promotion potential (if applicable) to verify your eligibility.
    If you are unable to provide your most recent SF-50, you should submit a written statement explaining why. This explanation should include your Position Title and Series, Step, Salary, Tenure, Position Occupied, and promotion potential. Failure to submit the SF50 document or statement of explanation will result in an ineligible rating.
  • Recent Performance Appraisal -If you are a current or former federal employee, you must submit your current Fiscal Year Performance Rating which should be dated within the last 12 months. If your performance rating is not dated within the last 12 months or if you are unable to provide a recent performance rating, you must provide a written statement explaining why. If you are unable to submit your most recent performance plan, you must submit a written explanation as to why. In this explanation you should include your final rating. Failure to submit documentation will disqualify you.
  • DD-214 - If you are claiming Vets' Preference, provide a copy of your DD-214 (Member Copy 4) Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or other equivalent documentation to prove your entitlement and to verify your discharge. Failure to provide this information may result in you not receiving preference.
  • VA Letter and SF-15 - If you are claiming Vets' Preference based on a Compensable Disability, Widow or Spouse Entitlement, or Purple Heart recipient, you must submit your DD-214 or other proof as described above; and SF-15, and the required proof of disability, i.e., Dept of Veterans Affairs letter dated 1991 or later. Failure to provide this documentation may result in you not receiving preference. (Please see veteran eligibility documentation for more information on veterans preference in federal hiring)
  • Active Duty Service Members - If you are vet who has not yet been discharged, you may provide a statement of intent to discharge from your agency to receive Vets Preference under the VOW (Veteran Opportunity to Work) to Hire Heroes Act of 2011. Agencies are required to accept, and grant tentative vets' preference to those active duty service members who submit certification (in lieu of a DD-214) along with their job application. Agencies must verify the individual meets the definition of 'preference eligible' under 5 U.S.C. 2108 prior to appointment. A '"certification" is any written document from the armed forces that certifies you are expected to be released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. NOTE: If you provide a certification at the time of application, your preference eligibility will be verified prior to appointment. More information may be found at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/veterans-employment-initiative/vet-guide/
  • Veterans Employment Opportunities Act (VEOA) documentation, if applicable. For more information, please go to https://www.fedshirevets.gov/hire/hrp/vetguide/index.aspx .
  • For Applicants qualifying on the basis of education: School transcript(s) - official or unofficial. A transcript is required if you are claiming to qualify based on your education. The information presented in the transcript must be verifiable; at the minimum the transcript should contain the name of the institution, applicant's name, list of completed courses, semester hours, and GPA. If you provide an unofficial transcript at the time of application and you are selected, you will be asked for official versions prior to an official job offer.


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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