Agency: National Science Foundation
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This opportunity is also open to status candidates and veterans eligible under VEOA under announcement OIG-2013-0001.
Are you intrigued by the idea of promoting agency effectiveness and preventing and detecting fraud, waste, and abuse at a unique federal agency that has a tremendous impact on the funding and advancement of science, engineering and education? Then the National Science Foundation's (NSF’s) Office of Inspector General (OIG) is the place for you.
NSF has the advantages of a small agency environment that fosters collaboration, creativity and opportunities to contribute to major agency-wide projects. Consistently ranked by its employees as one of the top federal agencies in managing its workforce, NSF maintains a creative, flexible, and collegial atmosphere and is respected in both the federal and scientific arenas for its work in promoting science, technology, education and management best practices. In addition to funding research in traditional academic areas, NSF also supports innovative ideas, novel collaborations and numerous projects that may seem like science fiction today, but become the reality of tomorrow.
Join our team at one of the best places to work in the federal government and use your knowledge and imagination to keep NSF at the frontier of discovery! More about NSF
NSF's OIG uses its diverse workforce and cutting-edge technology to conduct audits, investigations and other reviews to support NSF’s mission by promoting the economy, efficiency, effectiveness, and integrity of NSF programs and operations. This position is an Auditor in the OIG, Office of Audits (OA). The mission of the OIG is to conduct independent and objective audits, investigations, and other reviews to support NSF’s mission by promoting the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness, and safeguarding the integrity of NSF programs and operations. Within the OIG, the OA is committed to improving NSF's business policies and practices to better support NSF in promoting science and engineering research and education. To accomplish this, the OA audits grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements funded by NSF to determine whether costs claimed by awardees are allowable, reasonable, and properly allocated. The OA also conducts internal audits of NSF's operations and ensures that financial, administrative, and programmatic aspects of agency operations are conducted economically and efficiently. Additionally, the OA oversees the work of independent public accountants conducting performance and financial audits of NSF and its awardees, including the annual audit of NSF's financial statements, internal controls, and data processing systems. Finally, the OA conducts outreach programs for NSF and its awardees to help prevent fraud, waste, and abuse, as well as interacts with the audit and IG communities.
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