Auditor (Performance)

Department Of The Treasury Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 2 months ago

  • Duties




This position is located in the Office of Audit in the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA). The purpose of this position is to serve as an Auditor in support of the assigned program area(s).

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The following are the duties of this position at the GS-12. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

  • Conducts complex managerial and financial audits and special assignments to assess program efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance with program laws, regulations and other provisions.

  • Conducts valid and reliable research when analyzing internal and external information to assess risk factors and identifies high-risk areas.

  • Documents in audit workpapers the results of audit review, using correct formats, including source, purpose, conclusion, and results.

  • Identifies and applies complex specialized audit techniques to achieve audit objectives and identifies complex computer files and applications and uses them as required.

  • Conducts effective meetings and conferences with auditees identifying innovative methods of presentation for the audience, e.g. multi-media. or other forms of technology.

Travel Required

50% or less - Six to ten days per month.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

0511 Auditing

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Conditions of Employment

  • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment."

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  • Must be U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals.

The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your resume.


You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Specialized experience: For the GS-12, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:

Experience with tax administration processes to document results of analysis and recommend improvements in tax administration processes, OR

Experience collecting, analyzing, and summarizing sufficient evidence to identify weaknesses in controls over operations; AND

Developing recommendations to improve weaknesses in controls or improve efficiencies over operations.

Specialized experience: For the GS-11, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-09grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:

Experience with tax administration processes to develop segments of draft reports, memoranda or other written communications, OR

Experience conducting segments of audits including conducting interviews, analyzing and summarizing audit evidence to support conclusions, and documenting results of audit work; AND

Experience in developing audit objectives and supporting tests and documenting this strategy in the audit plan.


3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral. (Attach a copy of transcript or list of college courses designating semester or quarter hours earned to ensure proper credit.)


You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Only graduate level education in excess of the first two years 36 semester hours (54 quarter hours) may be combined to be considered for qualifying education.

In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following time-in-grade requirement, if applicable:

For the GS-12, you must have been at the GS-11 level for 52 weeks.

For the GS-11, you must have been at the GS-09 level for 52 weeks.


Education Requirements:Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in auditing or a related field such as business administration, finance, public administration or accounting.


Combination of education and experience: at least 4 years of experience in Performance Auditing, or an equivalent combination of performance auditing experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional auditing knowledge. The applicant's background must also include one of the following:

A certificate as a Certified Internal Auditor or a Certified Public Accountant, obtained through written examination; or

Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in auditing or accounting, e.g., 15 semester hours.

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