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Job Title:Auditor

Department:Department of the Air Force

Agency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)

Job Announcement Number:AT840161

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.


$57,408.00 to $74,628.00 / Per Year


Tuesday, February 19, 2013 to Friday, March 01, 2013




Full Time - Permanent




2 vacancies in the following location:
Lansing, MI United StatesView Map


United States Citizens


The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States.  Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined for collective defense.  We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies.  Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your States and your community!

This announcement has been extended to March 1, 2013.

Type of Appointment:  This is a Career/Career-Conditional Appointment (This is a full-time, non-dual status (competitive) permanent position and does not require National Guard Membership).

This position is located in the United States Property and Fiscal Office (USPFO) Internal Review Division, Lansing, MI.


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Under 5 USC 2108 & 5 CFR 211, Veteran's Preference criteria does not apply.
  • Reference Title 32 USC 709 & National Guard Technician Act for competitive
  • and excepted employees.
  • Only experience gained by closing date of this position will be considered


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  • Perform complex auditing and review activities involving the analysis of auditing records;
  • Conduct in-depth research and analysis in coordination and resolution of program financial compliance and procedural problems;
  • Evaluate the validity of findings and recommendations identified by external audit agencies;
  • Prepare audit reports that present findings and identify causative situations and recommend corrective action.


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In order to qualify for Auditor, GS-511-11, you must meet one of the following BASIC QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

A. Have 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. The 24 hours may include up to 6 hours of credit in business law.


B. Have a combination of education and experience--at least 4 years of experience in accounting, or an equivalent combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge. The applicant's background must also include one of the following: 24  semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to 6 hours of business law;


C. Certificate as a Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination;


D. Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in accounting or auditing, e.g., 15 semester hours, but that does not fully satisfy the 24-semester-hour requirement of paragraph A, provided that (a) the applicant has successfully worked at the full-performance level in accounting, auditing, or a related field, e.g., valuation engineering or financial institution examining; (b) a panel of at least two higher level professional accountants or auditors has determined that the applicant has demonstrated a good knowledge of accounting and of related and underlying fields that equals in breadth, depth, currency, and level of advancement to that which is normally associated with successful completion of the 4-year course of study described in paragraph A; and (c) except for literal nonconformance to the requirement of 24 semester hours in accounting, the applicant's education, training, and experience fully meet the specified requirements.

In addition to meeting the Basic Qualification Requirements described above, you  must meet one of the following ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:


A. Have at least one year of specialized experience, equivalent to the GS-9 level in the Federal service, applying a professional knowledge of accounting and auditing principles, practices, and methods involving the analysis of complex accounting records; implementing new or changed regulations; developing position papers and fact sheets to interpret and explain reports and accounting data; determining the scope of financial studies; reviewing automated accounting and financial systems for changes/enhancements; evaluating the validity of audit findings and making recommendations; briefing management officials, etc.


B. Have three years of graduate education leading to a PhD or equivalent degree in accounting or a directly related major as described in the Basic Qualification Requirements. An academic year of graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that the school attended has determined to represent one academic year of full-time study. This determination is made based on normal course loads for a full year of study in the graduate program. If that information cannot be obtained from the school, 18 semester hours or 27 quarter hours will satisfy the one year of full-time study requirement.


C. Have a combination of experience as described in "A" above and education as described in "B" above. To combine education and experience, determine the applicant's total qualifying experience as a percentage of the experience required for the grade level. Then determine the applicant's education as a percentage of the education required for the grade level. Finally, add the two percentages. The total percentage must equal at least 100 percent to qualify.

You MUST submit copies of your college transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable) OR a list with all your courses, credit hours, grades, and semester year by the announcement closing date.


Foreign Education: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit:

Conditions of Employment:

1. Permanent Change of Station (PCS) expenses will NOT be paid.

2. Additional travel maybe required for training and audit field work.

3. Compensatory Time Off in lieu of Overtime will be given.

4. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

5. Must be able to obtain a secret security clearance within one year of hire date.


Once the application process is complete, a review of resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the assessment questionnaire to determine if you are qualified for this job.  If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, you may lose consideration for this position.  Please follow all instructions carefully.  Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.  Qualified candidates will be ranked into one of three categories: Highly Qualified, Well Qualified, or Qualified.  Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

NOTE:  You do not have to respond to the KSA's separately but your resume should contain sufficient information to demonstrate possession of the KSA's.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs):
1. Technical Competence
2. Planning and Evaluating
3. Oral Communication
4. Written Communication


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The Federal Government offers a comprehensive benefits package.  Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at or


Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered or exempt from the Selective Service (see


Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP) or Career Transition Assistance Plan(CTAP):  If you are claiming CTAP/ICTAP eligibility, provide a copy of your most recent annual performance appraisal (at least "fully successful" or equivalent), and proof of eligibility, i.e., a RIF separation notice or Certification of Expected Separation, and SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location. CTAP/ICTAP eligibles must be placed in the "Well Qualified" category or higher in order to be given priority consideration.


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To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package by 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time on Friday, March 01, 2013.

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button at the bottom of this screen to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID 840161.  Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.


If you cannot apply online:

Click the following link to view and print the assessment questionnaire View Occupational Questionnaire, and Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment questionnaire and

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.


The following documents are required and must be received by the closing date of this announcement:

   1. Your Resume' 
2. A complete Assessment Questionnaire 
   3. Other supporting documents:
       - College transcript (unofficial copy acceptable)


Phone: (404)331-4541
Agency Information:
Atlanta Services Branch
Office of Personnel Management
75 Spring Street SW Suite 1000
Atlanta, GA


Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. Based upon your rating category, you may be referred to the hiring official. If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by that office for a possible interview.

Once this process is completed (generally 4-6 weeks), you will receive notice via email. If you did not provide an email address during the application process you will be notified by mail.

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