Are you looking for a leadership opportunity in a progressive organization dedicated to continuous improvement? Join the elite cadre of Audit Managers who have made DCAA their employer of choice. You will be providing a unique service to your country and making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere.
Must be a U.S. Citizen.
Serves as the Deputy Assistant Director, Operations, with the responsibility for planning, directing, and administering, where necessary, major programs or special studies concerning the management of audit resources, technical programs, special audits, and professional development of auditors.
Shares in the direction and control of activities of the Office of the Assistant Director, Operations in his/her absence.
Furnishes advisory recommendations, guidance, and staff assistance to the Agency top management officials and regional managers in a variety of complex audit program matters.
Develops and maintains effective liaison and working relationships with other Department of Defense (DoD) elements, procurement, and contract administration, other Government agencies, industry, and professional organizations to coordinate the long-range audit activities of the Agency.
Represents the Director, DCAA, and Assistant Director, Operations in contacts conferences to coordinate, discuss and resolve major programs and special studies matters.
You must meet the minimum qualification requirements as stated in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Operating Manual, Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/standards/group-stds/gs-cler.asp .
Degree: accounting or a related field (such as business administration, finance, or public administration) that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting (may include up to 6 hours of business law).
Combination of education and experience: 4 years of accounting experience or a combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge AND 24 semester hours in accounting/auditing courses or a certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor.
In addition to the basic requirement, you must have at least one year of specialized experience at the GS-14 or equivalent level. Specialized experience is: development, formulation or execution of liaison audit services and audit program performance; identifying financial and manpower resources needed to carry out program objectives; conducting studies concerned with audit resources; leading and/or managing people.
There is no substitution of education for experience at this grade level.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your application will initially be reviewed to determine whether you meet the minimum eligibility and qualifications requirements. If you are qualified, you will then receive a rating based on the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities for the position listed below. If a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications, you will be assigned a rating commensurate with your background. Your application will be placed in one of three categories:
Best Qualified : Meets the minimum qualification requirements and demonstrates experience as an expert in the field or is recognized as a senior specialist, team lead, etc.
Highly Qualified : Meets the minimum qualification requirements and demonstrates full-performance level experience.
Qualified : Meets the minimum qualifications and demonstrates minimum experience and/or training only.
Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of Federal government and professional auditing standards, principles and practices.
Ability to direct, administer and oversee audit operational programs such as audit liaison services, technical audit services, and IT auditing.
Ability to develop goals, objectives and make recommendations on audit program performance, develop and evaluate staffing patterns and formulas, and the ability to implement major audit training and education programs.
Ability to direct and manage people in order to accomplish organizational objectives.
Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
DCAA has a comprehensive benefits package that includes retirement, social security and thrift savings; health, life and long term care insurance; paid vacation, sick leave and holidays. DCAA employees enjoy our business-casual dress code, flexible work schedules, transit subsidies, and the opportunity to telecommute. To find out more, go to:
Permanent Change of Station (PCS): PCS costs are authorized.
Background or Security Investigation: All selectees will be subject to a personnel security investigation which must be favorably adjudicated for occupancy of a sensitive position and/or access to classified information.
Drug Testing: You must pass a drug test before assignment to a sensitive position and/or being given access to classified information. You will be subject to random drug testing subsequent to such an assignment and/or access.
Employment Eligibility Verification (E-Verify) Program: DCAA uses E-Verify to determine eligibility for employment as a U. S. Citizen.
Probationary Period: You will be required to serve a initial probationary period of 1 year if one has not already been completed. You will be required to serve a supervisory probationary period of 1 year unless one has previously been completed.
Travel: Frequent travel is required.
Mobility Agreement: All DCAA auditors must sign a mobility agreement. This agreement may require you to be reassigned every seven years.
Veterans Preference: If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming 5-points veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 member copy 4 or other proof of eligibility. If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form. For more information on veterans' preference go to : http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx
Selective Service: Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see www.sss.gov ).
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): You must be "well-qualified" for the position to receive special selection priority under ICTAP. A qualified ICTAP eligible achieving a score of 85 or above (excluding veterans' preference) will be considered "well-qualified". For more information, go to: http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap
Military Spouse Preference (MSP): You may be eligible for MSP, if you are the spouse of an active duty military member and you are ranked among the best qualified for this vacancy.
Reemployed Annuitants: Department of Defense has the authority to hire annuitants without reduction in pay. For more information, go to : http://www.cpms.osd.mil/fas/staffing/pdf/faq_annuitants.pdf
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