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Auditor

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Office Of Inspector General Washington , DC 20001

Posted 2 months ago

Duties

Summary

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the General Services Administration (GSA) is one of the original OIGs established by the Inspector General Act of 1978. OIG provides oversight through auditing, inspections, and investigations of GSA's extensive procurement, real property, and related programs and operations, which primarily support other federal agencies. Applicants are encouraged to review the work and accomplishments of the GSA OIG on our website, .

Responsibilities

These positions are assigned to the Office of Audits (JA), Office of Inspector General (OIG), General Services Administration (GSA). Under the general guidance of an Associate Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Auditing (ADAIGA)/Program Director/Regional Inspector General for Auditing (RIGA) and a Supervisory Audit Manager, the Auditor is responsible for executing the day-to-day tasks and functions of performance audits.

As an Auditor, the incumbent performs the following responsibilities:
Serves on a team conducting performance audits.
Performs systematic examinations and analyses of financial-related records, reports, management controls, and policies and practices that impact the financial condition of GSA.
Prepares work papers/reports to document the audit process including audit objectives and related conclusions, deficiencies, and recommendations for corrective action.
Assists higher level auditors in determining areas of high risk to focus on during an audit.
Participates in and conducts audit interviews.

Travel Required

Occasional travel

  • Selected applicant must be able to acquire and maintain a government-issued travel charge card.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

13

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Requirements

Conditions of Employment

Background security investigation required
Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or nationals
Applicants must apply online via USAJOBS (see "How to Apply" section)
There is a positive education requirement for this position. Transcripts/certificates must be provided with your application that reflects the requirements of this position. (NOTE: YOU MUST PROVIDE LEGIBLE TRANSCRIPTS SHOWING COMPLETED COURSE WORK AND DEGREE(S) AWARDED AS VERIFICATION OF YOUR EDUCATION). To find out if your school is accredited, please use the Department of Education's link at:

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). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

NOTE: Merit Promotion candidates must meet time-in-grade restrictions (52 weeks at the next lower grade level based on the work of the position).

This position is designated as a Public Trust Position. If selected, you will be required to complete OGE Form 450, Confidential Financial Disclosure Report, to determine if a conflict or an appearance of a conflict exists between your financial interest and your prospective position with GSA OIG.

Qualifications

Applicants must demonstrate in their resume responses to the vacancy questions that they meet the basic education requirement as described by OPM and the specialized experience outlined below. All qualification and eligibility requirements for the position advertised must be met within 30 days of the closing date of the vacancy.

Specialized experience:

To qualify for the GS-0511-09 level, a candidate must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-0511-07 level in the federal service. Specialized experience is experience that has prepared the applicant with specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position. Specialized Experience for this position is experience assisting in the conduct of financial and performance audits applying the Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS); assisting in conducting complicated audits, performing work consisting of systemic evaluations, conducting activities relating to the detection of fraud and waste, and/or assisting in conducting performance and/or contract audits.
Education substitution GS-9: Master's degree or equivalent graduate degree in accounting or a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree. OR
Combination of education and experience. Note: Only graduate education in excess of one year is creditable.
To qualify for the GS-0511-11 level, a candidate must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-0511-09 level in the federal service. Specialized experience is experience that has prepared the applicant with specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position. Specialized Experience for this position is experience conducting financial and performance audits applying the Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS); identification and review of program data and comparing it to regulations, policy, procedures, or other program criteria, and experience performing reviews in accordance with auditing standards.
Education substitution GS-11: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in accounting or a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree. OR
Combination of education and experience. Note: Only graduate education in excess of two years is creditable.
Applicants MUST satisfy the basic education requirement and specialized experience to qualify for this grade level.
To qualify for the GS-0511-12 level, a candidate must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-0511-11 level in the federal service. Specialized experience is experience that has prepared the applicant with specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position. Specialized experience for this grade level is experience independently performing audits, specifically conducting audits which affect risk areas that may hinder policy guidance; and, developing drafts and final audit products.
Merit Promotion candidates MUST meet time-in-grade restrictions with 52 weeks of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level.

Education

Basic Education Requirements:
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

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:

Twenty-four semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to 6 hours of business law;
A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; or
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 1, 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.

Additional information

BARGAINING UNIT STATUS: None

This vacancy announcement does not preclude filling this position by other means. Management also has the right not to fill the position.
Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.
Additional selections may be made from this announcement.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

We will use a method called Category Rating to assess your application. Heres how it will work:
You will be scored on the questions you answer during the application process, which will measure your possession of the following competencies or knowledge, skills, and abilities:
The Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for this position are:

Knowledge of auditing principles and practices such as the Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards.
Ability to conduct financial and performance audits, and attestation engagements.
Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
Skill in the analysis of programs to identify high risk areas for audits.
Note: Your responses must be substantiated by the resume submitted. If a determination is made that in responding to the vacancy questions you have rated yourself higher than is evident in your resume, experience, and/or education, your score may be adjusted by a Human Resources Specialist.
CTAP/ICTAP QUALIFICATIONS: Individuals who have special priority selection rights under the GSA's Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) must be rated well qualified to receive priority selection consideration. You must submit the information outlined in the Supplemental Application Material section of this vacancy announcement to receive priority consideration. Applicants eligible for either CTAP or ICTAP will be considered well qualified if they earn a minimum score of 85. Further information on CTAP/ICTAP can be viewed at

EEO STATEMENT: ALL APPLICANTS FOR FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT RECEIVE CONSIDERATION WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, RELIGION, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, AGE (WITH AUTHORIZED EXCEPTIONS) OR ANY OTHER NONMERIT FACTOR.
Your answers to the questions will be used to place you in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified [If the use of 4 categories is justified, adjust verbiage].
We will verify your answers to the questions in your resume. If your resume doesnt support your answers, we may lower your score, which could place you in a lower category.
Within each category, veterans will receive selection priority over non-veterans.
If further assessments are used, you will be provided with instructions.

To preview questions please .

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

No

Required Documents

You must submit ALL required documents before the closing date/deadline to have a complete application. Review the following list to determine which documents must be submitted online.

Note: If required to submit an SF-50 (Notice of Personnel Action), an equivalent agency Notice of Personnel Action form is acceptable.

Such document(s) must show all of the following: Effective Date, Position, title, series, grade, and rate of basic pay, Tenure Group, Position Occupied Group, and Name of Agency.

GSA OIG employees who currently hold a position in the Office of the Inspector General are not required to submit an SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action. Current GSA OIG employees must complete the online application and resume.

GSA Employees: Current GSA employees must submit a SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, indicating current position title, series, grade, and career tenure. Generally, SF-50's for awards does not contain this information.

Current or Former Political Appointees: An SF-50 (Notice of Personnel Action) or an equivalent agency Notice of Personnel Action form is acceptable.

Such document(s) must show all of the following: Effective Date, Position, title, series, grade, and rate of basic pay, Tenure Group, Position Occupied Group, and Name of Agency.

/ Eligible: Submit (a) proof of eligibility including agency notice; (b) SF-50 and (c) most recent performance rating.

Veterans : You must submit a copy of the applicable Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, DD-214 that shows the dates of applicable active duty service. If selected, a DD-214 showing the type of discharge (member 4 copy) will be required prior to appointment.

If you are claiming 10 point preference or Derived Preference (a spouse, widow/widower, or parent of a deceased or disabled veteran), you must submit the following in addition to the DD-214: (1) completed form; and (2) proof of your entitlement. A list of documents which serve as acceptable proof of entitlement is indicated on the SF-15 form.

Active Duty Military Personnel

  • Submit certification on a letterhead from the appropriate military branch that includes your rank, character of service (must be under honorable conditions) and military service dates including discharge/release date (must be no later than 120 days after the date the certification is submitted).

Current Federal Employees or Eligibles: Submit your latest SF-50. If your latest SF-50 is not relative to the position, you should submit both to ensure you are credited with all qualifying experience and time periods.

Submit your Description of Service (DOS). Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCV) should also state their RPCV eligibility on their resume.

People With Disabilities: Submit proof of eligibility and certification of job readiness. Select the link for information on eligibility and documentation required.

Applicants Applying Under Other Appointment Authorities: Submit proof of your eligibility under the appropriate appointment authority. See USAJOBS's for more information.

College Transcripts: If you are using some or all of your college education to meet qualification requirements for this position, you must submit a photocopy of your college transcript(s). If selected, an official/sealed transcript will be required prior to appointment.

For education completed outside the United States, also submit a valid foreign credential evaluation that substantiates possession of the required education. See Application of Qualification Standards at website for information on crediting education.

If you have listed any degree or certification on your resume, you must submit a photocopy with your application. If selected, an official/sealed transcript or certificate will be required prior to appointment.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from .
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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Office Of Inspector General