Deputy Special Inspector General for Audit

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jul 25, 2021
Closes
Jul 29, 2021
Function
Audit and Tax
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

The Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP) was established by the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008. Its mission is to prevent and detect fraud, waste, and abuse in the more than $442B appropriated by Congress through the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act and $2B appropriated through the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016. SIGTARP is a temporary agency and it is anticipated that the organization will be in existence until at least 2024.

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Responsibilities

The Office of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP) was established at the Department of the Treasury under the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008. Its mission is to prevent and detect fraud, waste, and abuse in the more than $442B appropriated by Congress through the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act and $2B appropriated through the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016. SIGTARP is a temporary agency and it is anticipated that the organization will be in in existence until at least 2024. We are looking for people to join our team as we take on our responsibility to oversee this historic program and its participants.

This position serves as the Deputy Special Inspector General (DSIG) for Audit, leader of the office's audit and evaluation function and similar to an Assistant Inspector General for Audit at other OIGs. As such, the incumbent is responsible for planning and supervising the performance of audit activities relating to the programs and operations under the jurisdiction of SIGTARP.

As a Deputy Special Inspector General for Audit, you will:
  • Lead and direct a multi-disciplinary team to develop and recommend solutions for a wide range of issues or studies concerning the efficiency and effectiveness of high-profile programs, including operations and internal programs.
  • Apply knowledge of Inspector General programs, operations, systems, legislative history, mission and systems to sufficiently plan and conduct major program reviews, audits and evaluations to streamline operations. Improve service, productivity, and reduce program vulnerabilities to fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement.
  • Perform quality assurance of audit activities by assessing the execution of audit operations and their adherence to Government Auditing Standards.
  • Formulate and maintain internal audit and evaluation policies, procedures, and program guidelines; ensure internal audit management information systems are maintained; and produce management information reports for use by managers.
  • Develop and maintain the professional skills of audit personnel by determining training priorities and goals.


Travel Required

25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position, 1 - 5 nights per month

Supervisory status
Yes

Promotion Potential
00

Requirements

Conditions of Employment



The experience may have been gained in either the public, 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 resume.

The Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Fund has the authority to appoint highly qualified re-employed annuitants with a salary offset (reduction) waiver. Appointments may be permanent or temporary, not to exceed one year, which may be extended yearly. All re-employed annuitants serve at the will of the agency head and appointments do not confer tenure.
Key Requirements:
  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."
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  • Must be U.S. Citizen or U.S. National


  • Qualifications

    You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
    All applicants must exhibit competency in each of the Technical Qualifications (TQs) and Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) listed below. Eligibility will be based on a clear demonstration that the applicant's training and experience are of the scope, quality and level of responsibility sufficient to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of this executive position.

    Note: The Technical Qualifications (TQs) vacancy questions in this announcement are mandatory and must be addressed within your resume. All Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) vacancy questions are also mandatory UNLESS you are a current member of the career SES, a former career SES member with reinstatement eligibility, or an OPM/QRB certified candidate.

    Resumes should be no more than five pages . Your application may be disqualified if you fail to address these requirements within your resume.

    The experience may have been gained in either the public or private sector or volunteer service.

    Part I - Technical Qualifications (TQs) -The TQ questions are mandatory for all applicants. Please address all of these within your resume.

    TQ 1: Demonstrated executive level experience leading and directing a multi-disciplinary team to develop and recommend solutions for a wide range of issues or studies concerning the efficiency and effectiveness of a high profile program, including operations and internal programs.
    TQ 2: Demonstrated knowledge of Inspector General audit and evaluation programs and standards, operations, and systems to conduct Inspector General audits and evaluations to reduce program vulnerabilities to fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement; and ensure program compliance with regulatory and policy requirements.

    Part II. Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) - ECQ questions are mandatory for all applicants UNLESS you are a current member of the career SES, a former career SES member with reinstatement eligibility, or an OPM/QRB certified candidate. Please address all of these within your resume.

    ECQ 1: Leading Change - This core qualification involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside of the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.
    ECQ 2: Leading People - This core qualification involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts.
    ECQ 3: Results Driven -This core qualification involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECQ is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.
    ECQ 4: Business Acumen - This core qualification involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.
    ECQ 5: Building Coalitions/Communications -This core qualification involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other Federal agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals.

    OPM provides models and suggestions for writing ECQs in the Guide to Senior Executive Service Qualifications.

    Education

    Additional information

    OTHER INFORMATION:
    • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
    • This is a non-bargaining unit position.
    • Relocation expenses: No
    • We offer opportunities for telework.
    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
    • This position has been designated as a SES - Career Reserved.
    • OPM Certification: An initial SES career appointment is contingent on approval from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualifications Review Board, unless the selectee has successfully completed an OPM approved SES Candidate Development Program.
    • Complete a one-year SES probationary period (unless already completed).
    • 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 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.- Submit to a drug test prior to your appointment and random drug testing while you occupy the position.
    • Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
    • Submit to a drug test prior to your appointment and random drug testing while you occupy the position.

    Our comprehensive benefits are very generous. Our benefits package includes:
    • Challenging work, opportunities for advancement, competitive salaries, bonuses and incentive awards.
    • Ten paid holidays, 13 days of sick leave, and 13 to 26 days of vacation time each year.
    • Access to insurance programs that may be continued after you retire.
    • A wide choice of health insurance plans, coverage for pre-existing conditions, and no waiting periods. We pay a substantial amount (up to 75%) of the health insurance premiums.
    • A retirement program which includes employer-matching contributions.
    • Learn more about Federal benefits programs at: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits


    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

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

    Your application includes your:
    1. Resume, which must demonstrate experience in the Technical Qualifications and Executive Core Qualifications (if applicable), and
    2. Required supporting documents.

    We use a multi-step process to evaluate and refer applicants:
    1. Minimum Requirements: Your application must show that you meet all requirements, including the experience required for this position. You may be found "not qualified" if you do not possess the minimum competencies required for the position. If your application is incomplete, we may rate you as ineligible.
    2. Rating: Applicants will be evaluated by an Executive Resources Board (ERB) based on the executive (ECQ) and technical (TQ) qualification requirements stated in this announcement.
    3. Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application will be referred to a selecting official for consideration and possible interview.

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance
    Secret

    Drug test required
    Yes

    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.
    • OPM QUALIFICATION REVIEW BOARD CERTIFICATION: This documentation is ONLY required for applicants who are graduates of the SES Candidate Development Program (CDP). All such applicants must submit proof of their OPM Qualification Review Board Certification.
    • TQ's/ECQ's: Must be addressed in your resume. (ECQs not required when evidence of Career SES appointment/SES reinstatement eligibility or CDP certification is provided).
    • SF-50/Employment documentation: You must submit your most recent Personnel Action or similar document that reflects your employment in the civil service.


    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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