Inspector General Auditor

Washington, D.C
Oct 16, 2021
Oct 19, 2021
Audit and Tax
Full Time


As an Inspector General Auditor with the CIA, you will conduct performance, financial statement, financial-related, and information systems audits of CIA programs and activities.
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Inspector General (IG) Auditor responsibilities include developing and writing audit guides; developing and documenting audit findings in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards; and developing audit conclusions and recommendations designed to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of CIA operations. Auditors will also conduct or support other OIG functions as required. Travel may be required.

Working in the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) allows for growth beyond a particular area of expertise and the opportunity to gain a better understanding of the intricacies of CIA management.

Travel Required

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

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential
13 - GS-8, Step 7 to GS-13, Step 10.


Conditions of Employment

  • US citizenship required (dual national US citizens are eligible).
  • All positions require relocation to the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
  • All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview, and a comprehensive background investigation.
  • All applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last twelve months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to twelve months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields or related studies:
    • Accounting.
    • Finance.
    • Information systems.
    • Business Management.
  • GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale.
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to apply Government Auditing Standards, discern key issues and draw appropriate conclusions.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Advanced degrees.
  • Professional Certifications:
    • Certified Public Accountant.
    • Certified Fraud Examiners.
    • Certified Information System Auditors.
  • Two (2) to five (5) years of experience in government auditing, accounting or information systems.


  • Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields or related studies is required:
    • Accounting.
    • Finance.
    • Information systems.
    • Business Management.
  • Advanced degrees are desired.

Additional information

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 of the specific position to which you are applying.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required

Required Documents

The following items must be attached to your on-line application (PDF format preferred):
  • Resume
  • A cover letter in which you specify your qualifications for this position. Please address why you want to work in this role and what differentiates you from other applicants
  • Unofficial transcripts for all degrees

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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