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  5. How to Apply

Job Title:Auditor

Department:Department of Defense

Agency:Defense Contract Audit Agency

Job Announcement Number:D-DCAA-EA-786468-13

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$38,790.00 to $61,678.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 to Tuesday, November 27, 2012

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0511-07/09

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

12

DUTY LOCATIONS:

2 vacancies in the following location:
Lexington, KY United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

 

Are you looking for an inclusive and employee-friendly work environment, challenging assignments, specialized training and generous benefits?  At DCAA you'll find all this in a progressive organization dedicated to continuous improvement.  Join the elite cadre of auditors who have made DCAA their employer of choice.  You will be providing a unique service to your country and making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.

DUTIES:

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  • Reviews standard audit programs, audit steps, previous work papers, reports, other guidance materials, and drafts routine and pro forma audit reports or segments of reports covering audit steps performed, including findings and conclusions, in accordance with previous reports and agency procedures. Maintains audit working papers including preparation of schedules, summaries, and reconciliations as instructed or appropriate.
  • Performs assigned audit steps such as tests and examinations of contractor’s direct labor and material costs. Check reports, records, ledgers, and other documents against invoices, receipts, payroll slips, and other source documents. Verifies appropriateness of charges for materials and labor and determines that transactions have been properly recorded.
  • Actively and positively participates with other team members, providing updates on the status of audit assignments, sharing information, and identifying requisite revisions to the program and/or annual team goals. Maintains professional manner and working relationships with team members, associates, contractor and other government personnel.
  • Prepares working papers and analyzes contractor data using automation tools.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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You must meet the minimum qualification requirements as stated in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Operating Manual, Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/Standards/group-stds/gs-prof.asp.

Basic Requirements:

Degree:  accounting or a related field (such as business administration, finance, or public administration) that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting (may include up to 6 hours of business law).

OR

Combination of education and experience:  4 years of accounting experience or a combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge AND 24 semester hours in accounting/auditing courses or a certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor.

Specialized Experience:

In addition to meeting the basic requirements, you must have one year of specialized experience at the next lower grade or equivalent level.

For the GS-07, specialized experience includes:  Working as a trainee accountant or auditor performing relatively simple audit steps and tasks such as examining routine financial documents, preparing simple summaries and schedules, and organizing work paper files.

For the GS-09, specialized experience includes:  Performing audit steps and tasks of limited difficulty and complexity such as conducting evaluations, examinations, or other fact-finding studies and preparing draft audit reports using a practical application of auditing standards, procedures, and technology.


Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:

For the GS-07:  One full academic year of progressively higher level graduate education with major study in accounting, auditing, or related discipline, or superior academic achievement (SAA), may be substituted to meet the specialized experience requirement.

For the GS-09:  A Master's or equivalent graduate degree or 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.B. or J.D. with major study in accounting, auditing, or related discipline may be substituted to meet the specialized experience requirement.

To be creditible, education must have been obtained in an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Equivalent combinations of successfully completed graduate level education and experience may be used to meet total experience requirements.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your application will initially be reviewed to determine whether you meet the minimum eligibility and qualifications requirements.  If you are qualified, you will then receive a rating based on the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities for the position listed below.  If a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications, you will be assigned a rating commensurate with your background.  Your application will be placed in one of three categories:

Best Qualified:  Meets the minimum qualification requirements and demonstrates high proficiency and a comprehensive level of knowledge, skills, and abilities of the job.
Highly Qualified:  Meets the minimum qualification requirements and demonstrates competency in the position with an overall accomplished level of knowledge, skills, and abilities of the job.
Qualified:  Meets the minimum qualification requirements and demonstrates an overall basic level of knowledge, skills, and abilities of the job.

Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) and/or Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS).
  • Knowledge of financial and/or performance auditing.
  • Ability to effectively work independently or within a team.
  • Ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, and database software.


BENEFITS:

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DCAA has a comprehensive benefits package that includes retirement, social security and thrift savings; health, life and long term care insurance; paid vacation, sick leave and holidays.  DCAA employees enjoy our business-casual dress code, flexible work schedules, transit subsidies, and the opportunity to telecommute.  To find out more, go to:
http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc.


OTHER INFORMATION:

Grades:  This vacancy is announced at two grade levels and may be filled at either level.  You must specify the grade(s) at which you wish to be considered.  Otherwise, you will be considered only at the highest grade for which you qualify.


Additional Vacancies:  This announcement may be used to fill additional positions.

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs:  PCS costs are not authorized.

Background Investigation:  All selectees will be subject to a personnel security investigation which must be favorably adjudicated for occupancy of a sensitive position and/or access to classified information.  If you are selected for a Field Detachment (critical/special sensitive) position:  (a) you must meet security criteria for access to top secret special access programs and sensitive compartment information; (b) your immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, foster parents, cohabitant, children, steps, half's, and adopted), and other relatives must be U.S. Citizens; and (c) you will be subject to a counterintelligence polygraph.

Drug Testing:  If you are given access to classified information, you will be subject to random drug testing.  If you are selected for a Field Detachment (critical/special sensitive) position, you must pass a drug test before your assignment to such a position and you will be subject to random drug testing subsequent to your assignment.

Employment Eligibility Verification (E-Verify) Program:  DCAA uses E-Verify to determine eligibility for employment as a U. S. Citizen.

Probationary Period:  You will be required to serve an initial probationary period of 1 year.

Travel:  Some travel is required.  Travel is typically local; however, some overnight travel may be required.  Mobile auditor positions may require extensive travel (50% - 75%) between contractor locations.  Government vehicles are not provided for use by DCAA mobile auditors.

Mobility Agreement:  All DCAA auditors must sign a mobility agreement.  This agreement will only take effect if you are promoted to an Auditor, GS-13, and may then require you to be reassigned every five to seven years.

Veterans Preference:  If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming 5-points veterans' preference, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 member copy 4 or other proof of eligibility.  If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, you must also submit an SF-15, "Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference" plus the proof required by that form.   For more information on veterans' preference go to:  http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx

Selective Service:  Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see www.sss.gov ).

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP):  You must be well qualified for the position to receive special selection priority under the ICTAP.  A qualified ICTAP eligible achieving a score of 85 or above (excluding veterans' preference) will be considered well qualified.  For more information, go to : http://www.opm.gov/rif/employee_guides/career_transition.asp#ictap

Military Spouse Preference (MSP):  You may be eligible for MSP, if you are the spouse of an active duty military member and you are ranked among the best qualified for this vacancy.

Reemployed Annuitants:  Department of Defense has the authority to hire annuitants without reduction in pay.  For more information, go to: http://www.cpms.osd.mil/fas/staffing/pdf/faq_annuitants.pdf



HOW TO APPLY:

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To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.  Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire.  To complete your application, please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following Vacancy ID 786468.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot apply online:

1. Click the following link to view and print the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire

2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment questionnaire http://www.opm.gov./forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf

3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with any supporting documents to 1-478-757-3144.  Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission.



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

You must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

1. Résumé
2. Assessment Questionnaire
3. Other supporting documents:

a. Notification of Personnel Action (SF-50) - current or previous Federal employees
b. College Transcripts - unless you have been in the 511 series as verified by an SF-50
c. Certifications - CPA or CIA
d. Veterans Preference Documentation - DD-214 (member copy 4), Standard Form 15, VA Letter
e. ICTAP - Agency notice
f. Military Spouse Preference - Spousal Travel Orders
g. Other documents identified in this announcement

Your application submission must be complete, including all required documents, before you can be considered.  You are responsible to verify in your Application Manager account that information and documents entered, uploaded, or faxed are received, legible, and accurate.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

HR Customer Care Center
Phone: (317)212-0454
TDD: 317-212-6579
Email: DFAS.DEU.PROCESSING@DFAS.MIL
Agency Information:
Defense Contract Audit Agency DEU
8725 John J Kingman Rd
Ft Belvoir, VA
22060
USA

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once your application is received, you will receive an acknowledgement email.  When your application has been reviewed, you will receive an email advising whether or not you were determined to be best qualified and referred to the hiring manager.  Referred candidates may be contacted for an interview.  You will be notified when the selection process is complete.

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Job Announcement Number:

D-DCAA-EA-786468-13

Control Number:

331143500