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Job Title:Auditor

Department:Department Of Energy

Agency:Department of Energy

Job Announcement Number:OIG-13-MP-0031

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$89,033.00 to $115,742.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 to Wednesday, July 31, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0511-13

POSITION INFORMATION:

This is a full-time position. - This is a permanent position.

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

13

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy - Germantown, MD, USView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Applications will be accepted from current or former permanent Federal employees with Competitive Status.  Also if you are eligible for the Veteran's Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA), or have CTAP/ICTAP eligibility, you may also apply.  See Other Information for more details.

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 Washington, DC. 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.

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

  • U.S. Citizen.
  • Successful completion of a background and security investigation required.
  • Permanent Change of Station (PCS) expenses will not be paid.
  • This position requires frequent travel (30%).
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.

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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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, to qualify at the GS-13 grade level applicants must have one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 level. 

Specialized experience is experience that equipped you with competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities, or other characteristics) to successfully perform the position functions.  To be creditable, specialized experience must have been equivalent in level of difficulty or responsibility to the next lower grade level in the Federal service or comparable in difficulty or responsibility.  Examples of specialized experience include planning, conducting and reporting on segments of large audits, performing independent analysis of procurement polices, procedures and transactions, contract negotiation, expenditures, and cost accounting systems; and preparing audit reports,

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, auditing standards, and techniques.
  2. Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, consolidate, and conduct comprehensive and complex audits.
  3. Ability to provide direction and guidance to auditors on the conduct of complex performance and/or financial and financial-related audits.
  4. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

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.  Time-in-grade restrictions must also be met by the closing date of this 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.

Appointment to this position may be subject to successful completion of a 1-year probationary period.

Upon reporting, and on an annual basis thereafter, you will be required to file a financial statement and/or a procurement integrity certification.  These certifications 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:

You will be evaluated based upon the experience reflected in your resume and your responses to the online application questions. You will receive a numerical rating based on your responses to the online application questions. These responses must be substantiated by your online resume. Applicants who do not respond to the mandatory application questions will be rated ineligible for this position.

If your resume is incomplete, or does not support the responses in your online questionnaire you may be rated ineligible, not qualified, or your score may be adjusted.


To preview questions please click here.


BENEFITS:

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The Department of Energy offers comprehensive and competitive benefits. You may be eligible for the following:

  • Health, life, dental, vision, and long-term care insurance
  • Retirement program
  • Paid holiday, sick, and vacation time
  • Flexible work schedules and telework
  • Training and education opportunities
  • Transit benefit
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Thrift Savings Plan (401k equivalent)
  • Health and wellness programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Worklife4You Resource

For more information on these benefits, see the USAJOBS Resource Center's by going to https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits



OTHER INFORMATION:

If you are a veteran claiming 5- or 10-point preference status, or you have been discharged or released from active duty under honorable conditions after 3 or more years of continuous active service, you may apply for this position under the Veterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA). If applying under this provision, a copy of your DD-214, SF-15 or proof of preference must be submitted by the closing date of this announcement.  Failure to provide appropriate documentation may result in denial of requested veteran's preference.  Additional information on veterans preference is available at http://www.fedshirevets.gov/.

If you are a displaced or soon-to-be displaced Federal employee, you may be entitled to receive special priority selection under CTAP for opportunities for which you are well-qualified at the same or lower grade level (not for promotion consideration).  If you are claiming CTAP eligibility, you must submit a copy of the agency RIF notice or certificate of expected separation, your most recent performance appraisal, and your most recent SF-50 showing position, grade level and duty location.  CTAP will be considered well-qualified if they earn a minimum score of 85 (prior to the assignment of applicable veterans preference points).  For more information on CTAP eligibility requirements, please visit http://www.opm.gov/ctap.

The Department of Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Selection for this position will be based solely on merit, fitness, and qualifications without regard to race, sex, color, religion, age, marital status, national origin, non-disqualifying handicap conditions, sexual orientation, parental status, or any other non-merit factors.

This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency.  The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

To learn more about the Office of Inspector General, please visit http://www.ig.energy.gov/ or visit the Department's website at http://www.energy.gov/.

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:

In addition to your online resume and questionnaire, the following documents are required for this position:  

1) Most recent SF-50(s), Notification of Personnel Action OR equivalent document(s) that supports your claim for eligibility as a status candidate, AND time-in-grade; failure to provide this document may result in your application being considered outside of the area of consideration or failure to meet time-in-grade.

2) If you are a displaced or soon-to-be displaced employee applying under the Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP),you submit all required documentation for consideration.

3) A copy of your college transcripts to support your educational claims. You may also submit a listing with all your courses, grades, year and credit for each course. Upon selection and prior to appointment, an official college transcript will be required.  

All supplemental material must be received by 11:45 p.m. on the closing date of this announcement. 

Please read the announcement carefully.

Uploaded documents must be received by the closing date of the announcement. Failure to provide requested documents may result in lost consideration.  At the end of your application, you will see a text box that will prompt you to indicate which documents you intend to submit.  Please "check" only the boxes for which documents you are required to submit for this announcement.

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 announcement closes, we will evaluate your qualifications and determine your ranking. The best-qualified, or highest ranked, candidates will be referred to the selecting official for further consideration and possible interview.  You will be notified of your application status via e-mail.  *You may also check the status of your application by accessing the USAJOBS online application system at http://www.usajobs.gov and enter your USAJOBS user ID and Password.  

Then click on "Track Your Online Job Application."*

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Job Announcement Number:

OIG-13-MP-0031

Control Number:

347722400