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    Duties

    Summary

    This position is located in the CARES Act Audit Directorate in the Office of Audit (OA) of the Office of Inspector General (OIG). The incumbent is an Audit Manager responsible for supervising a staff of auditors, including GS-13 auditors-in-charge (AICs), and other lower-graded staff, and who reports to the head of the audit directorate (Director).

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    Responsibilities

    As a Supervisory Auditor, you will:

    • Manage subordinates in ensuring audits assigned conform with applicable professional standards. Prepare and review proposals for future audits. Work with the Director, develop overall audit approach, including objectives, testing methodologies, and milestone dates. Review audit plans prepared by subordinates for submission to the Director for approval. Review audit-related memoranda; attend entrance conferences, interviews, and meetings with auditee management; and conduct and/or participate in briefings with OA and auditee management to discuss issues, the status of the audits, and audit results. Review audit reports and supporting documentation prepared by subordinates for conformance with applicable professional standards, and OIG policy. Monitor implementation of corrective actions recommended in audit reports. Respond to or assign staff to respond to congressional requests and to prepare testimony for congressional hearings;
    • As a Contracting Officer's Representative (COR), perform technical contracting functions, including drafting/reviewing statements of work (SOWs), preparing cost estimates, and developing technical standards of performance. Participate in procurement technical evaluation panels with auditee representatives to evaluate bids. This includes reviewing and evaluating proposals on factors such as technical approach, qualifications of key personnel, past experience, management plan, labor effort, and price quotation. Make recommendations concerning contractors and proposals to the rest of technical evaluation team. Prepare/review contract modifications. Participate in briefings with contractors to discuss issues, the status of the audits, and audit results. Review audit plans, status reports, audit reports, audit documentation, and other deliverables prepared by contractors ensuring conformance with applicable professional standards, OIG policy, and the contract. Review and approve payment of contractor invoices;
    • Manage and oversee the work of subordinates. Provide technical and administrative supervision over subordinates. Identify training and development needs, including on-the-job training, other development activities, and continuing professional education (CPE). Monitor time and attendance, and approves leave. Using standard performance plans, conducts mid-year feedback meetings and annual performance evaluations. Resolve complaints from subordinates, referring more serious matters to the Director. Effect disciplinary actions, such as warnings and reprimands, and proposes more serious disciplinary actions, as necessary. Recommend awards and promotions for subordinates. Review applicant documentation for staff vacancies, conducts interviews, and recommends selections. Identify and implement methods for improving production and promote team building.



    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 1-5 nights per month

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    14

  • Job family (Series)

    0511 Auditing

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    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment

    • Must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. National
    • Please refer to "Conditions of Employment"
    • Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying.

    The experience may have been gained in either the public or 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 résumé.

    Qualifications

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

    Specialized experience: For the GS-14, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes conducting and overseeing financial or performance audits in conformity with professional and regulatory standards and guidance. Examples could include:

    -Leading teams of lower-graded staff in ensuring assigned audits conform to applicable professional standards.
    -Conducting/overseeing interviews, walk throughs to document program processes, and testing.
    -Preparing/reviewing audit reports and supporting documentation prepared by team members ensuring accuracy, sufficiency, and compliance with applicable professional standards and OIG policy.
    -Providing on-the-job training on the use of the audit documentation system, and audit tasks such as testing, interviewing, program processes observation, and report writing.

    Education

    Education Requirements: 

    A. Degree: Auditing; or a degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, public administration or accounting.
    OR
    B. 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:
    1.A certificate as a Certified Internal Auditor or a Certified Public Accountant, obtained through written examination; or
    2.Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in auditing or accounting, e.g., 15 semester hours.


    The education generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Additional information

    - We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
    - This is a non-bargaining designated position.

    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: If selected for this position, you will be required to:
    - A one year probationary period may be required. 
    - A one year supervisory probationary period may be required.
    - Submit to a drug test prior to your appointment and random drug testing while you occupy the position.
    - Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment.
    - If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
    - Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
    - Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9 (http://www.uscis.gov/files/form/I-9.pdf). Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
    - Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
    - Undergo an income tax verification. 
    - Successfully complete a background investigation.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Your application includes your résumé, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a “not qualified” determination.

    Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas: Technical, Leadership, and Communication.

    This announcement is issued under "Direct-Hire" authority. This notice is issued under the Direct-Hire authority.  Using Office of Personnel Management (OPM) approved government-wide direct hire authorities, agencies may appoint candidates directly to jobs, without regard to the provisions of Title 5 U.S.C.3309 through 3318, for which OPM determines that there is a severe shortage of candidates or a critical hiring need. The Treasury OIG must fill mission critical positions to meet new mission requirements due to the CARES Act under Public Law 116-136. Candidates will be evaluated on their basic eligibility for Federal employment, minimum qualifications and possession of job-related knowledge, skills and abilities and other factors.  All applicants who meet basic qualification requirements will be forwarded to the Selecting Official for further consideration.

    Veterans’ Preference and traditional rating and ranking of applicants do not apply to this vacancy.

    Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview.

    If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)) you must be assigned the middle category or better to be rated as “well qualified" to receive special selection priority.


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    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Secret

    Drug test required

    No

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    Required Documents

    A complete application includes 1. A résumé, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).

    All applicants are required to submit a résumé either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résumé. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view résumé tips.

    CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents.

    EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION:  This position has a positive education requirement. Basic Education Requirements: YOU MUST SUBMIT PROOF OF MEETING THE BASIC EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS STATED ABOVE. A copy of transcript(s), a copy of a CPA or CIA certificate or license, or a list of related college courses completed (including the name of the attended college/university, its location, courses' names, number of credit hours and the grades you received for those courses) is REQUIRED. For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. An unofficial transcript will be accepted at the time of application and an official transcript will be required if you are selected.

    A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page.

    If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions.

    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 schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    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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    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

    Our comprehensive benefits are very generous. Our benefits package includes:

    • Challenging work, opportunities for advancement, competitive salaries, bonuses and incentive awards.
    • Ten paid holidays, 13 days of sick leave, and 13 to 26 days of vacation time each year.
    • Access to insurance programs that may be continued after you retire.
    • A wide choice of health insurance plans, coverage for pre-existing conditions, and no waiting periods. We pay a substantial amount (up to 75%) of the health insurance premiums.
    • A retirement program which includes employer-matching contributions.
    • Learn more about Federal benefits programs at: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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    How to Apply

    Treasury Office of Inspector General (TOIG) has partnered with the Treasury's Bureau of the Fiscal Service to provide certain personnel services to its organization. Fiscal Service's responsibilities include advertising vacancies, accepting and handling applications, and extending job offers.

    The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET, Monday - Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on the announcement's closing date.

    To begin, either click the “Create a New Account” button and follow the prompts to register or if you previously registered, click the "Apply Online" button and follow the prompts.

    You will be re-directed to Treasury's CareerConnector system to complete your application process; answer the online questions, and submit all required documents. (To submit supporting documents, click one of the available options; Upload; Fax; or Reuse existing documents. To protect your privacy, we suggest you first remove your SSN). Also, go to “My Account” to view and update your information, as necessary.

    To complete, you must click the “Finish” button located at the bottom of the “Application Review” page.

    To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, below the Application Status, you will select the Track this application link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application.

    To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

    If you are experiencing system issues with your application, please contact the CareerConnector Help Desk at careerconnectorhelp@treasury.gov and/or the USAJOBS Help Desk.

    For additional information on how to apply, please visit the Partnership for Public Service’s Go Government website.

    Agency contact information

    Applicant Call Center

    Address

    Office of Inspector General (OIG)
    ***We Do Not Accept Mailed Applications***
    Washington, District of Columbia 20220
    United States
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    The U.S. Department of the Treasury has a distinguished history dating back to the founding of our nation. As the steward of U.S. economic and financial systems, Treasury is a major and influential leader in today's global economy. We have over 100,000 employees across the country and around the world and we make diversity of thoughts and inclusion a core value. Come Join the Department of the Treasury and Invest in Tomorrow.

    Next steps

     To check the status of your application for this position, please follow these steps:

    1. Login to your USAJOBS account, select the "Applications" section and click on the vacancy you would like to view and have already applied for.
    2. Under "application status," click "Track this application" and you will be taken to the CareerConnector website where you can check your application status.

      For more information regarding the job and applicant status, please refer to https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/

      If you wish to make changes/updates to your application and the vacancy is still open, you can click on the job announcement and "Update Application" to be taken back to the CareerConnector portion of the application. No updates can be made once the announcement has closed.

    If the "additional application information" link is not available and the vacancy is still open, you can click on the job announcement and "Update Application" to be taken back to the CareerConnector portion of the application.

    Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement.  Also, note that if you provide an email address that is inaccurate or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Legal and regulatory guidance

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/592188600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.