Auditor
Department of the Army - Draper, UT

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UTAH NATIONAL GUARD

ARMY TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

RESTRICTED TO ON BOARD PERMANENT AND INDEFINITE EXCEPTED TECHNICIANS OF THE UTAH ARMY NATIONAL GUARD.

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    KEY REQUIREMENTS
  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is not authorized.
  • ***APPLICANT MUST ADDRESS THE KSA'S ON THEIR RESUME.***
  • OPEN TO ON BOARD PERMANENT/INDEFINITE EXCEPTED TECHNICIANS.
  • APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ON LINE THROUGH USA JOBS.

DUTIES: This position is located in the Internal Review Division. The purpose of the position is to perform audits on a variety of programs and to assess efficiency, effectiveness and compliance with program laws, regulations, and provisions. In a state with 4 or more auditors, serves as an auditor-in-charge of audit programs or difficult audit projects. Synthesizes the work of team members to develop a completed audit product; assesses the progress of subordinate team members in their individual assignments; and provides performance feedback to team members regarding weaknesses and approaches to fact-finding. Such information is provided to a higher level supervisor for consideration in interim and annual performance appraisals, and assessment of overall program management. Audits projects without precedent or of such a nature as to require original assessment and considerable judgment to develop an audit plan and devise detailed fact-finding techniques. Audit projects may include financial audits that require extensive cost and price analysis techniques. Audit assignments are typically of an on-going nature, cross organizational or functional lines (e.g., ANG and ARNG Contract Administration, ANG and ARNG Fiscal Accounting Activities, etc.) and are of such scope that they may require a team of auditors. Studies available background material to gain program information and discover leads. Typically, material includes very broad government and/or GAO guidelines or policy statements that require an in-depth knowledge and interpretation of government auditing principles. Prepares an audit program based on the use of appropriate advanced audit techniques. Conducts entrance conferences with management officials at the audit site. Explains the purpose and procedures for the audit and answers any questions. Performs survey work to identify potential operating/financial management problems. Reviews operating procedures and management practices of the activity. Prepares audit lead sheets to identify potential weaknesses in internal controls. Documents survey results in accordance with Comptroller General Standards. Accomplishes audit steps in concert with Comptroller General Standards and a variety of audit techniques (e.g., interviews, computer assisted, statistical analysis and questionnaires) in gathering, documenting and summarizing data. Prepares working papers and files in

accordance with Comptroller General Standards. Prepares audit reports that present findings, identify causative situations and recommend corrective action. Follows up with discussion of findings with activity level officials. Persuades command level officials of the value of the recommendations with implementation as the ultimate objective and outcome. Performs audit follow-up on agreed-to findings, recommendations and monetary benefits made during the previous audit. Reports to the command on the status of corrective actions taken by functional activities. Provides unscheduled quick reaction troubleshooting capabilities to the command to prevent or correct serious, high-profile problems. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

CONCURRENT WITH ANNOUNCEMENT ARMY 13-142.

LOCATION OF POSITION: Internal Review, Draper, Utah

POSITION DESCRIPTION NUMBER: D0960P01

AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Restricted to on board permanent/indefinite excepted technicians of the Utah Army National Guard. If you are not currently a Utah Army National Guard technician your application will not be considered for this vacancy.

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent

APPOINTMENT REQUIREMENTS: Officer/Warrant Officer/Enlisted

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Selected candidates will be required to be in a compatible military grade and position upon the effective date of placement in the technician position.

MILITARY COMPATIBILITY: O: 01A WO: 011A ENL: Branch Immaterial

VICE: Otha Henderson

SELECTING SUPERVISOR: CPT David Cammack

PROMOTION POTENTIAL: This position has known promotion potential.

ALL APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A COPY OF THEIR TRANSCRIPT TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION.

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.

Must have the following : 1 year equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Experience in reviewing program documents as well as previous audit reports to determine compliance with governing regulations; identifies unusual and questionable practices; develops and reports an opinion on the economy and efficiency of the operations and recommends corrective action.

GS-9 - 1 year equivalent to at least GS-7

GS-11 - 1 year equivalent to at least GS-9

GS-12 - 1 year equivalent to at least GS-11

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Please make sure to include beginning and ending dates (month and year) for all jobs listed on your resume.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES : Specialized experience is progressively responsible work -- experience in accounting, or an equivalent combination of accounting experience that provided professional accounting knowledge. To be creditable, the specialized experience must have provided the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully preform the duties of the position. Examples of qualifying experience are: reviews program documents as well as previous audit reports to determine compliance with governing regulations; identifies unusual and questionable practices; develops and reports an opinion on the economy and efficiency of the operations and recommends corrective action.

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

Medical screening will be completed upon selection for hire.

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) is not authorized.

Soldiers who accept a technician position will be terminated from the Bonus and Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP).

Indefinite positions may be converted to permanent status without further competition.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

BENEFITS: The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

Flexible Spending Accounts - The Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program (FSAFeds) allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For addtional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp

Health Insurance - The Federal Employees Health Benefits Program offers over 100 optional plans. For addtional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp

Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For addtional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

Life Insurance - The Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Program (FEGLI) offers: Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for addtional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp

Long Term Care Insurance - The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For addtional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/

Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For addtional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp

This link provides and overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp

OTHER INFORMATION: 1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency.

2. Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resource Office, you must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource can only process materials received through USA Jobs.

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