Auditor

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Arlington, Virginia
Posted
Dec 02, 2021
Closes
Dec 03, 2021
Function
Audit and Tax
Hours
Full Time
Duties

    The positions are located in the Inspection Division, Office of Inspection, Audit Staff, Arlington, VA

    As an Auditor your typical work assignments may include:
    • Serving as a Journeyman-level Auditor, assisting in conducting concurrent audits, special reviews, surveys and evaluations that are complex and potentially precedent-setting.
    • Assisting in the development of proposals for audits, surveys, special reviews and evaluations of a broad range of agencies, programs, functions, and systems.
    • Participating in determining goals, objectives, strategies, resources and schedules.
    • Supporting audit approaches and assisting in formulating plans for work assignments.


Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • You must submit to a pre-employment drug test.
  • Employment is subject to the successful completion of a background investigation, verification of qualifications, completion of onboarding forms, submission of required documents, and any other job-related requirement before or after appointment.
  • Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
  • You may be required to serve a probationary period.
  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process.
  • DEA uses e-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States.
  • Selective Service: Males born after 12/31/59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see http://www.sss.gov/).
  • Current Federal employees cannot transfer unused Time Off Awards to DEA.


Qualifications

Applicants must meet ONE of the qualification requirements (A, or B) as described below:
  • Degree: Bachelor's degree in accounting; or a degree 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 (B) A combination or 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. Your background must also include one of the following: Twenty-four 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, if applicable
  • OR 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 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.
  • GS-9: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-07 Federal grade level performing the following duties; assisting with administrative and operational support to an office and its subordinate offices in such functions as accounting, finance, business management, financial management, procurement, general office services; assisting in conducting audits; OR have a master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D., if related. OR have a combination of education and experience.

    GS-11: One year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-09 Federal grade level performing the following duties; performing administrative and operational support to an office and its subordinate offices in such functions as accounting, finance, business management, financial management, procurement, general office services; conducting audits; participating in developing research for audits; compiling and analyzing financial and operating data and office supplies. OR have a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or (3) three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or; an LL.M., if related. OR have a combination of education and experience.

    • Auditing
    • Financial Management
    • Project Management


    Additional information

    As required by Executive Order 14043, ( Federal Register: Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees ) Federal employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by November 22, 2021, or before appointment or onboarding with the agency, if after November 22. The agency will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of the agency a legally required exception from this requirement.

    Background Investigation: To ensure the accomplishment of its mission, DEA requires each and every employee to be reliable and trustworthy. To meet those standards, all selected applicants must undergo and successfully complete a background investigation (Critical-Sensitive/Top Secret, Special-Sensitive/Top Secret, or Non-critical Sensitive/Secret). This review includes 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. Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation. DEA committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace and, therefore, conducts random and other drug testing of its employees in order to ensure a safe and healthy work environment.

    EEO POLICY STATEMENT

    Veterans' Preference: Certain veterans are eligible to apply as a status candidate under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA). View Feds Hire vets for more information For more information on veterans' preference see http://www.fedshirevets.gov/ .

    Current or Former Political Appointees: The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C, Non-career SES or Presidential Appointee employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the Human Resources Office.

    Interagency/Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP/CTAP): This program applies to Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed, or employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service. To receive selection priority for this position, you must: (1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria; (2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 80 or above; and, (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility. Well-Qualified includes those applicants whose knowledge, skills, and abilities clearly exceed the minimum qualification requirements for the position. For more information visit: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp

    Additional selections may be made beyond the total number of vacancies specified using this vacancy announcement. Further selections may also be made for additional organizational divisions and/or units within the duty location(s) listed above.

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