Auditor

Employer
USAJobs
Location
District of Columbia, D.C
Posted
Oct 27, 2021
Closes
Nov 03, 2021
Function
Audit and Tax
Hours
Full Time
Duties

The incumbent of this position will occupy an entry-level Auditor position. This opportunity offers tailored learning and development activities to include: formal and informal instruction, guidance, and mentoring. The goal of this career development plan is to enable the selected individual to meet the requirement of the full performance level. At the successful conclusion of the development period, the full performance salary range increases to $44,237.00 to $96,876.00.

Duties include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Participating as a team member in planning and executing the judiciary audits, working under the direction of senior auditors.
  • Conducting compliance and financial-related performance audits of agency programs, contracts, and operations under the supervision of a senior auditor.
  • Assisting in the development of audit programs and procedures necessary to conduct audits; gathering and analyzing evidence; writing clear and concise audit reports; making constructive recommendations for improvements; and coordinating audit issues with senior auditors;
  • Participating in conferences with key officials of the audited activities to advise them of the audit progress and discuss findings and recommendations.
  • Communicate the results of reviews and audits, both orally and in writing, to include written reports and related materials; and
  • Perform internal control, compliance and substantive audit procedures in accordance with relevant criteria.


  • Requirements

    Conditions of Employment


    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
  • AO employees are required to attest to their vaccination status. New employees are required to complete a Certification of Vaccination Form. The information provided on the form will be treated as confidential information and will be managed by the AO Human Resources Office.
  • All information is subject to verification. Applicants are advised that false answers or omissions of information on application materials or inability to meet the following conditions may be grounds for non-selection, withdrawal of an offer of employment, or dismissal after being employed.
  • Selection for this position is contingent upon completion of OF-306, Declaration of Federal Employment during the pre-employment process and proof of U.S. citizenship for competitive status positions or conversion to a competitive status position with the AO. If non-citizens are considered for hire into a temporary or any other position with non-competitive status or when it is confirmed by the AO Human Resources Office there are no qualified U.S. citizens for a competitive status position (unless prohibited by a law or statue), non-citizens must provide proof of authorization to work in the U.S. and proof of entitlement to receive compensation. Additional information on the employment of non-citizens can be found at USAJOBS Help Center | Employment of non-citizens / . For a list of documents that may be used to provide proof of citizenship or authorization to work in the United States, please refer to Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification .
  • All new AO employees will be required to complete an FBI fingerprint-based national criminal database and records check and pass a public trust suitability check.
  • New employees to the AO will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights/responsibilities, visit https://www.e-verify.gov/ .
  • All new AO employees are required to identify a financial institution for direct deposit of pay before appointment.
  • You will be required to serve a trial period if selected for a first-time appointment to the Federal government, transferring from another Federal agency, or serving as a first-time supervisor. Failure to successfully complete the trial period may result in termination of employment.
  • If appointed to a temporary position, management may have the discretion of converting the position to permanent depending upon funding and staffing allocation.


  • Qualifications

    Applicants must have demonstrated experience as listed below. This requirement is according to the AO Classification, Compensation, and Recruitment Systems which include interpretive guidance and reference to the OPM Operating Manual for Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions.

    Applicants may qualify for this position in ONE of the following two ways:
  • Meeting the specialized experience requirement; OR
  • Substituting their education for the specialized experience requirement
  • Specialized Experience: Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience which is in or directly related to the line of work of this position. Specialized experience is demonstrated experience in planning and conducting financial audits in accordance with Government Auditing Standards; evaluations, reviews, inspections, and other oversight activities; AND utilizing accounting and auditing theories to accomplish managerial accounting and operational assignments.

    OR

    Basic Qualifications : Applicants must meet ONE of the qualification requirements (A, B, or C) as described below:

    (A) Degree in an accounting or in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration that includes or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting and/or auditing. The 24 hours may include up to 6 hours of credit in business law.

    (B) A 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 and included at least one of the following: 24 semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality (this can include up to 6 hours of business law); or a certificate as certified public accountant or a certified internal auditor, obtained through written examination.

    (C) 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 1, 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.

    Education

    NOTE: If you are using your Bachelor's degree to substitute for the specialized experience requirement, you must submit a copy of your transcripts or an itemized list of courses (which includes equivalent information from the transcript e.g., course title, semester/quarter hours, and grade), from an accredited college or university, with a major in a field that provided you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work of this position. This information must show superior academic achievement. Superior academic achievement is defined as a 3.5 GPA in your major or an overall GPA of 2.9. Your trancsript should also reflect the degree conferral date. (TRANSCRIPT REQUIRED)

    Additional information

    The AO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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