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Job Title:Auditor (Recent Graduate)

Department:Department Of Energy

Agency:Department of Energy

Job Announcement Number:OIG-13-RG-0019

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, January 15, 2013 to Tuesday, January 29, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0511-07/09

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full-time - Recent Graduate

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

13

DUTY LOCATIONS:

FEW vacancies - Los Alamos, NM, USView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Recent College Graduates - Applicants who can be appointed to a job within 2 years of receiving their college degree or certificate. Veterans, precluded from applying due to military service, must be appointed within 6 years of receiving their degree or certificate.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Inspector General is currently looking for Auditors in the Office of Audits and Inspections, in Los Alamos. Join our professional team of auditors, criminal investigators, and inspectors who help support DOE's mission through performance and financial audits, inspections of management issues and administrative allegations, and investigations into alleged violations of law.

This is a Recent Graduate position in the Pathways Program.

The program duration is one year and upon successful completion of the program requirements, the incumbent may be converted to a term, career or career conditional position.

DOE is the Nation's top sponsor of research and development (R&D) and has won more Nobel Prizes and the R&D awards than any other private sector organization and twice as many as all other Federal agencies combined. Operating nuclear facilities, science laboratories, power marketing administrations, and environmental clean-up sites in 35 states, DOE is responsible for many accomplishments in fields including alternate fuels vehicles, biological and environmental research, energy efficiency, nuclear security and non-proliferation, clean power technologies, medical technologies, gene research, and computer and microelectronics.

The OIG offers potential for advancement, excellent benefits, and numerous training opportunities. We are located in 13 states throughout the U.S. Please visit our website at http://www.ig.energy.gov/.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Meet Recent Graduate Eligibility Requirements (see Qualifications section)
  • U.S. Citizen.
  • This position requires frequent travel (30%).
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Successful completion of a background and security investigation required.
  • PCS (relocation) will not be paid

DUTIES:

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As an auditor for the DOE OIG, you will conduct performance and financial audits; perform systematic examinations and appraisals of financial-related records, reports, management controls, and policies and practices which reflect the financial condition of DOE organizations and activities, contractors, and grantees, including state and local governments, laboratories, universities, and private industrial and business operations.

You will be responsible for preparing work papers/reports to document the audit process including audit objectives and related conclusion, deficiencies, and recommendations for corrective action.  You will also assist higher level auditors in determining areas of high risk to focus on during the audit, and other related assigned duties.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Recent Graduate Program Eligibility:

To meet these requirements, you must have obtained a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctoral, or technical/vocational degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution within the previous two years.

Preference eligible veterans who were precluded from applying due to their military service obligation begin their 2-year eligibility period upon release or discharge from active duty.  Eligibility for these veteran cannot exceed 6 years from the date on which the degree (or certification) was completed.

All applicants must meet one of the following basic eligibility requirements in order to qualify for this position:

  • A degree in 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; OR
  • 4 years of experience in accounting, or an equivalent combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge with a background that also includes one of the following: (1) Twenty-four semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality; or (2) A certificate as a Certified Public Account or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; or (3) Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in accounting or auditing.

In addition to the basic eligibility requirements, applicants must have the following specialized experience and/or directly related education or a combination:

(Specialized experience is paid or unpaid experience which has equipped you with the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position .in the practical application of professional accounting and auditing principles, procedures, and techniques.)

At the GS-7 applicants must have one (1) year of graduate-level education or superior academic achievement or one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-5 level.  Specialized experience includes but is not limited to performing routine technical accounting assignments,  and assisting to verify reports against source accounts, reconcile bank and other accounts, verify cash receipts and disbursement vouchers, verifying accuracy of computations,  and preparing routine working papers.

At the GS-9 applicants must have two (2) years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master’s degree or equivalent graduate degree or one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-7 level.  Specialized experience includes but is not limited to performing technical accounting assignments, verifying reports against source accounts, reconciling bank and other accounts, and assisting to prepare audit work papers in TeamMate, and determine that approved accounting policies and procedures are followed.

The successful applicant for this position will possess the following KSAs/competencies: 

(Applicants need not prepare written responses to these KSAs, unless asked in the online application.)

  1. Knowledge of accounting principles and auditing standards.
  2. Ability to apply audit techniques in collecting and analyzing data.
  3. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  4. Ability to conduct multiple segments of complex audits

For further information on qualification requirements for this position, please visit http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.


Applicants using education to qualify for this position, must submit an unofficial transcript or a list of courses, grades earned, completion dates, and quarter and semester hours earned. Education completed in foreign colleges and universities may be used if the institution has been accredited by an organization recognized by the Department of Education.

FOR FOREIGN EDUCATION PLEASE VISIT: 
http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement.   

Applicants must have at least 52 weeks of service equivalent to the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the position.

This position requires frequent travel (upto 30%).
Appointment to this position may be subject to successful completion of a 1-year probationary period.
Upon reporting, you will be required to file a financial statement and/or a procurement integrity certification.  This certification may be subject to public disclosure.
This position requires a security clearance and is subject to drug testing.  The selectee must test negative prior to being appointed to this position and will be subject to random testing thereafter.  Failure to pass subsequent tests could result in disciplinary action, up to and including removal from the Federal service.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your resume, supporting documents and responses to the online questionnaire will be reviewed to determine if you meet eligibility and minimum qualification requirements.
To preview questions please click here.


BENEFITS:

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For an overview of benefits that may be offered to Federal employees, please visit:  http://www.usajobs.gov/ResourceCenter/Index/Interactive/Benefits#icc.



OTHER INFORMATION:

Recent graduates may be non-competitively converted to a term or permanent position in the competitive service.  To be eligible for conversion, the Recent Graduate must:

  • be a U.S. citizen;
  • have successfully completed all requirements of the Program;
  • have demonstrated successful job performance consistent with the applicable performance appraisal program; and
  • meet the OPM qualification standard for the position to which the Recent Graduate will be converted.

If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming 5-point veterans' preference, you must submit member 4 copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility.  If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, you must submit an SF-15, Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference plus the proof required by that form.



HOW TO APPLY:

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Applications for this announcement must be received online before 11:45 p.m. Eastern Time on the closing date of the announcement.  If applying online poses a hardship, you must contact the Human Resources Office listed on the announcement prior to the closing date.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

The following documents are required:

  • Assessment questionnaire (completed online)
  • Resume               
  • Transcripts indicating when your degree was received (or listing of course information)
  • Veterans' preference documentation (if claiming veterans' preference)  

If your application package does not contain all required documents, you may lose consideration for the position.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Julia Dankwa
Phone: 202-586-9271
Fax: 000-000-0000
Email: julia.dankwa@hq.doe.gov
Agency Information:
Department of Energy
Office of the Inspector General
1000 Independence Avenue, SW
Rm 5D-031
Washington, DC
20585
US
Fax: 000-000-0000

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online application process is complete, you will receive an acknowledgement e-mail.  Qualified applicants will be referred to the selecting official for consideration.  If there are qualified candidates with veterans' preference, only those applicants will be referred to the hiring manager.

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Job Announcement Number:

OIG-13-RG-0019

Control Number:

335675000