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The Office of Management Assessment provides broad management oversight and advice to the NIH Institutes and Centers on management reviews/corrective actions involving program integrity (fraud/waste/abuse/mismanagement reviews). This position is located in the Division of Program Integrity, Office of Management Assessment in the Office of the Director. For more information, please visit: http://oma.od.nih.gov/
U.S. Citizenship requirement met by closing date.
Position is subject to a background investigation.
Education requirement- Please provide a copy of your transcript.
Travel up to 4 times per year
As the Supervisory Auditor for the Division of Program Integrity , you will provide authoritative advice and programmatic support in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the audit programs for waste, fraud and mismanagement cases referred for evaluation and resolution by developing new audit criterias and approaches to be used by other auditors. Some of your duties will include the following:
Exercising a broad range of supervisory responsibilities over auditors.
Serving as a technical expert and advisor concerning the development, and implementation of long and short-range auditing plans, and recommendations for goals objectives, policies and priorities.
Reviewing work for compliance with accepted government auditing standards.
Examining and testing financial records and management control procedures to determine the degree of efficiency, economy and effectiveness of an audited entity, assess compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements, and evaluate the management and financial integrity of its activities.
Developing audit plans and evaluating areas of NIH interest by obtaining comprehensive data ( e.g. studies, pertinent laws, legislative history, regulations, contracts, and management controls on the organization of function to be audited), and determining the objectives(s) for audits.
BASIC EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
A. Bachelors Degree: You must have an accounting degree 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.
B. You must have a 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, plus one of the following :
1. Twenty-four semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This may include up to 6 hours of business law.
2. A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination.
3. Completion of the requirements for a bachelors 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 response to question A provided that;
(a) You have 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 you have 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 response A.
c) Except for literal nonconformance to the requirement of 24 semester hours in accounting, your education, training, and experience fully meet the specified requirements.
IN ADDITION , you must demonstrate in your resume 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 level in the Federal service obtained in either the private or public sector, performing the following types of tasks: leading, advising, or mentoring junior auditors; developing detailed audit review plan for complex and out of the ordinary problems that have far reaching organizational impact; determining the methods and audit objectives; recommending improvements to internal controls and business processes; conducting exit conferences and providing findings and conclusions. View Assessment Questions
This position has an education requirement. You must submit a copy of your transcripts (or a list of your courses including titles, credit hours completed and grades). Unofficial transcripts will be accepted in the application package. If you are currently or were previously in this occupation series you do not need to submit transcripts at time of application. Instead, submit an SF-50 showing the appointment in this occupational series for qualification purposes. Official transcripts will be required from all selectees prior to receiving an official offer. Click here for information on Foreign Education
Males born after December 31, 1959 must be registered with Selective Service.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
If you meet the minimum qualifications for this position, your application and responses to the online questionnaire will be evaluated under Category Rating and Selection procedures for placement in one of the following categories:
Best Qualified - for those who are superior in the evaluation criteria
Well Qualified - for those who excel in the evaluation criteria
Qualified - for those who only meet the minimum qualification requirements
Candidates determined to be Best Qualified will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. The Category Rating Process does not add veterans' preference points, but protects the rights of veterans by placing them ahead of non-preference eligibles within each category.
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If you are a veteran, CTAP or ICTAP eligible, or an individual with a disability, please refer to the following links for additional information and required documents:
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All such documents MUST be received by 11:59pm of the closing date, Saturday, January 05, 2013, to be considered.
The federal government offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System. For more information, check out New Employee Benefits at NIH and OPM's Employee Benefits Information .
We are unable to pay relocation expenses.
A one-year probationary period may be required upon selection/ placement.
A newly appointed or reappointed employee may receive service credit for prior work experience or active duty uniformed service that otherwise would not be creditable for the purpose of determining his or her annual leave accrual rate. All creditable service must be directly related to the duties of the position being filled and decisions to allow for such credit must be finalized prior to the selectees entrance on duty. The use of this service credit incentive is at the discretion of the selecting official and service credit is granted only for a position deemed hard-to-fill.
Additional selections may be made through this vacancy announcement. The National Institutes of Health participates in the USCIS Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program ( E-Verify ). E-Verify helps employers determine employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their Social Security numbers. The NIH maintains a tobacco free work environment and campus .
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