Department Of Defense Fort Meade , MD 20755
About the Position:
Serves as a member of a team assigned to execute a variety of engagements that require sound knowledge of auditing techniques and skills necessary to independently plan and conduct audits of operational programs. Results are reviewed for overall approach, effectiveness in meeting requirements, and suitability of conclusions and recommendations. Is assigned to a complex single location audits (SLA) or multi-location audits (MLA) and reports to an Auditor-in-Charge (AIC).
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Refines audit objectives, directs a staff of assigned Auditors, develops the survey and audit approach, and usually performs analysis involving two or more functions in developing identified problem areas and prepare finding(s) for the draft report
Participates in the entrance conference with the installation commander and conducts activity level entrance conferences.
Serves as a lead Auditor on complex multi-location audits or assistant AIC/lead Auditor on medium to high complexity single location audits
Periodically evaluates audit progress against milestones and identifies any required adjustments.
Discusses tentative findings with command, makes any appropriate adjustments and officially staffs finding.
Occasional travel - Up to 30% business travel is required.
Accountants And Auditors
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
Ability to obtain an interim Secret clearance pending adjudication of a full Secret clearance.
Who May Apply: US Citizens
In order to qualify, you must meet the educations and/or experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document.
Basic Requirement for Auditor:
A. Degree: Bachelor's degree (or higher degree) in 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.
B. Combination of Education and Experience: Must include 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; OR
(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; AND (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.
In addition to meeting the basic requirement above, to qualify for this position you must also meet the qualification requirements listed below:
To qualify based on your experience, your resume must describe at least one year of experience which prepared you to do the work in this job. Specialized experience is defined as: planning and conducting audits, developing audit reports. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11).
FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html