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The position is located in the Office of Audit, Office of Inspector General (OIG), US Department of Treasury. The position is responsible for performing a number of functions in planning and conducting audit assignments and reporting results.
- A recruitment incentive may be offered.
- Student loan repayment may be offered.
- We offer opportunities for telework.
- We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.
- Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying. KEY REQUIREMENTS
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. As an Auditor, you will:
Specialized Experience :
- Plan and conduct audits of internal Departmental operations, including conducting/directing pre-audit survey to obtain a thorough understanding of the audited area and to identify potential weaknesses that should be addressed through audit; coordinate as appropriate with staff in developing and recommending audit programs; research laws, regulations, procedures and other documentation; define the scope and objectives of proposed audits; present proposals through appropriate supervisory levels within the OIG.
- Plan work to be performed within the general scope of the audit established by higher authority; plan and organize separate studies, as needed; assign and review work, provide direction and guidance to team members assigned to constituent areas of the audit; coordinate and integrate concurrent audit assignments of varying scope and complexity, executed personally or through team members. Audit typically cover a variety of work processes carried out by a number of organizational units.
- Advise appropriate officials throughout the audit process regarding findings, significance of conclusions, justification of recommendations; negotiate as necessary to obtain acceptance of technical points, audit findings and recommendations.
- Plan, organize, assign and review work of subordinate team members; provide guidance on technical matters; make recommendations to Audit Manager on selection of employees, evaluation of performance/ training, promotions, disciplinary actions and other personnel actions affecting team members. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
For the GS-09 , you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes conducting audit assignments and reporting results. OR
You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: Two full years of progressively higher graduate education or Master's degree or an LL.B. or J.D. if related to the posted position. A copy of transcript or list of college courses designating semester or quarter hours earned is required.
For the GS-11 , you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes planning, conducting audit assignments and reporting results. OR
You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: Three (3) full academic years of progressively higher graduate level education or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or LL.M., if related to the posted position. A copy of transcript or list of college courses designating semester or quarter hours earned is required.
You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. The experience may have been gained in either the public or private sector. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.
You must meet the following Basic Education requirement:
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. HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application includes your:
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. Ability to review, analyze, research, and implement solutions
2. Ability to work on teams
3. Knowledge of accounting standards and principles
4. Ability to communicate orally and through writing
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:
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT : If selected for this position, you will be required to:
- 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: http://usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp#icc . OTHER INFORMATION:
- We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
- We will not pay relocation expenses.
- This is a non-bargaining-designated position.
- A TERM employee does not acquire competitive status or eligibility to be converted to a career-conditional appointment.
- 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 ( http://www.uscis.gov/files/form/I-9.pdf ). 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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