Department Of The Treasury - Boston, MA

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The U.S. Department of the Treasury has a distinguished history dating back to the founding of our nation. As the steward of U.S. economic and financial systems, Treasury is a major and influential leader in today's global economy. We have over 100,000 employees across the country and around the world. Come Join the Department of the Treasury and Invest in Tomorrow.

The position is located in the Office of Audit, Office of Inspector General (OIG), US Department of Treasury. The position is responsible for performing audits assessing the economy, efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance of all of the Department's administrative and operational programs, activities, and functions.

Key Information:
Treasury OIG offers a public transportation incentive.

We offer opportunities for telework.

We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.

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The following are the duties of this position at the GS-13 . If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

Plan and conduct audits and review requiring integrated analysis of a number of different systems, programs, functions, and activities.

Develop specific audit objectives and develop new methods and criteria to identify trends and patterns, acquire and analyze information, modify systems to accept new kinds of data, and formulate and present solutions, recommendations and decisions characterized by breadth and importance.

Perform systematic examination and appraisal of financial records, financial and management reports, management controls, policies, and practices concerning the financial condition, management, and operating results of an activity or program.

Plan, distribute, coordinate, and monitor work assignments; evaluate work performance, provide feedback on performance; ensure staff are appropriately selected, utilized, and developed, and are treated in a fair and equitable manner.

Coordinate with other Federal audit organizations such as the General Accounting Office to develop agency guidance in audit program areas.

For the GS-07: All applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-05 level, or equivalent, that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position that will include:

Experience which demonstrates a basic knowledge of accounting and auditing principles, concepts and techniques and an ability to present audit findings clearly, both orally and in writing.


You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: 1 year of full-time graduate level education; Superior Academic Acheivement; Or in the upper third of your graduating class in the college, university, or major subdivision, such as School of Engineering or School of Business Administration, based on completed courses; or

Grade point average was 3.0 or higher out of a possible 4.0 (B or better) as recorded in official transcript or based on 4 years of education or as computed based on courses completed during the final 2 years of the curriculum. (Your GPA may be rounded one decimal place, e.g., 2.95 will round to 3.0 and 2.94 will round to 2.9.); or

Grade point average was 3.5 or higher out of a possible 4.0 (B+ or better) based on the average of the required courses in your major field of study or the required courses in your major field completed during the final 2 years of curriculum. (Your GPA may be rounded one decimal place, e.g., 2.95 will round to 3.0 and 2.94 will round to 2.9.)

For the GS-09: All applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-07 level, or equivalent, that has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position that will include:

Experience conducting audit assignments and reporting results.


You may qualify if you possess two full years of progressively higher graduate education OR a Master's or equivalent graduate degree. You may qualify by a combination of experience and education.

In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following, if applicable:

REQUIRED EDUCATION: YOU MUST SUBMIT PROOF OF MEETING THE BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS STATED BELOW. A copy of transcript(s), a copy of a CPA or CIA certificate or license, or a list of related college courses completed (including the name of the attended college/university, its location, courses' names, number of credit hours and the grades you received for those courses) is REQUIRED. Transcripts can be unofficial copies, but they must come from an accredited college or university, and they also must include the courses' names, number of credit hours and the grades you received for those courses. Please ensure that the transcripts or list of completed college courses you have provided include information relevant to the basic education requirements. If your transcripts do not show this required information, your application will not be qualified for this position and will not receive any further consideration. If you have held a position in the Federal government that required these basic requirements for appointment (e.g. Auditor, Accountant, Internal Revenue Agent, etc.), then an SF-50 showing that you held such a position will be accepted as meeting the basic education requirements for this position. If selected, you will need to verify that you meet these requirements before appointment.

A. Degree: 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. (The term "accounting" means "accounting and/or auditing" in this standard. Similarly, "accountant" should be interpreted, generally, as "accountant and/or auditor.") OR

B. 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 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 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.

Requirement: You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Your application includes your:
1. Resume,

2. Responses to the online questions, and

3. Required supporting documents. We use a multi-step process to evaluate and refer applicants: Minimum Requirements: Your application must show that you meet all requirements, including the education and/or 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.

Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas:

1. Analysis

2. Technical

3. Communication

4. Teamwork

We may lower your rating if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application. Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three categories, Best, Better or Good, depending on your experience and education related to this position. Veterans'preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference-eligibles in that category.

Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration and possible interview. If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) ), you must be assigned the middle category or better to be rated as well qualified to receive special selection priority.
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We offer a workplace that is respectful, fair, and values diversity. Our comprehensive benefits are very generous - helping you to reach your personal goals by supporting your professional growth, health, well-being, and your family needs. 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.
Learn more about Federal benefits programs at: .

We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.

This is a non-bargaining designated position.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT : If selected for this position, you will be required to:

Complete a one-year probationary period (unless already completed).

Submit to a drug test prior to your appointment and random drug testing while you occupy the position.

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 the 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.

Travel locally and/or overnight approximately 1 to 5 days per month.

Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.

Successfully complete a background investigation.

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