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Job Title:Auditor GS 511-12/13

Department:Department Of Justice

Agency:Justice, Office of the Inspector General

Job Announcement Number:OIG-2013-19-DEU

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$74,872.00 to $115,742.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Friday, August 23, 2013 to Tuesday, September 03, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0511-12/13

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

13

DUTY LOCATIONS:

2 vacancies in the following location:
Washington DC, DC United StatesView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

United States Citizens

JOB SUMMARY:

Are you interested in a rewarding and challenging career? Join the U.S. Department of Justice!!

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) in the U.S.Department of Justice (DOJ) is a statutorily created independent entity that works to prevent fraud, waste, abuse, and misconduct in DOJ programs and personnel, and to promote economy and efficiency in those programs. In carrying out its audit mission, the OIG issues products, such as reports, advisories,briefings, and congressional testimonies with recommendations focused on improving the effectiveness and efficiency of DOJ programs in support of the agency's mission. The Assistant Inspector General for Audit is responsible for overseeing the Audit Division and audit engagements that involve all DOJ programs and operations. The OIG performs audits at the request of Congress as well as self-initiating engagements in support of the OIG's strategic plan.

 

**This announcement will be open until 9/6/2013 or until 100 applicants are received.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • You must complete a background investigation.
  • Selective Service Registration is required, as applicable.
  • Resume and supporting dicuments (See How to Apply).
  • Complete Occupational Questionnaire.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Security clearance.

DUTIES:

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If selected for this position, you will join a well-respected team that is responsible for the following work assignments:

 

GS-12

 

 

  • Provide technical guidance, advice, direction, and quality control to other auditors and engagement teams from contracted independent public accounting firms on the interpretation of federal accounting concepts, principles, and practices and the application of government auditing standards as prescribed by the Government Accountability Office on federal financial statement audits and attestation engagements.

 

  • Conduct his or her part of the engagement through the collection and analysis of data; and ensuring that evidence collected issufficient, competent, and relevant to support conclusions reached in audit and attestation reports; and properly documented and reviewed in the audit working papers.

 

  •   Assist in the development of audit and attestation program guides for engagements performed by the Finanial Statement Audit Office.

GS -13

· Provide technical guidance and expert advice to other auditors and engagement teams from contracted independent public accounting firms on the interpretation of federal accounting concepts, principles, and practices and the application of government auditing standards as prescribed by the Government Accountability Office on federal financial statement audits and attestation engagements.

· Develop new approaches and innovative audit techniques to evaluate the Department's bureaus, functions, and operations.

· Provide effective team leadership including: (1) proactively identifying and resolving problems that could impact engagement goals; (2) establishing priorities and adjusting schedules to accomplish the work as timely as possible; and (3) effectively utilizing resources.

· Draft audit and attestation reports that consolidate and integrate the work of others. The reports should provide a logical structure for presenting results, answering all of the audit objectives, and ensuring that all elements of affixing are supported by the data. The Financial Statement Senior Auditor also performs quality control reviews of the independent public accounting firm's audit documentation, summaries, notifications findings and recommendations, and draft audit reports. Additionally, the employee reviews the auditees' responses for reasonableness, factual accuracy, and responsiveness to the findings and recommendations.

 

 

 

 


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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GS 12: One year of specialized experience at least equivalent to a GS-11 Auditor position which is in or directly related to auditing and program evaluation or assessment which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Examples may include utilizing standard audit procedures to measure the degree of program and financial management compliance with regulations.

 

GS 13: One year of specialized experience at least equivalent to a GS-12 Auditor position which is in or directly related to auditing and program evaluation or assessment which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Examples may include developing audit and attestation program guides , exercising technical direction over the collection and analysis of data, and drafting audit and attestation reports.

 

In addition to the above you MUST have one of the below:

A.Degree: 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 credits in business law. (The term "accounting" means "accounting and/or auditing" in this standard. Similarly, "accountant" should be interpreted, generally, as "accountant and/or auditor.") OR

B.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: 1.Twenty-four semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to 6 hours of business law; 2. A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; or 3.Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial coursework 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 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 the qualifications above you MUST also possess the following SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR. Your resume must include experience in conducting or overseeing audits of Chief Financial Officers (CFO) Act or Accountability of Tax Dollars Act financial statements; or possess experience in preparing CFO Act or Accountability of Tax Dollars Act financial statements.

Applicant must have advanced knowledge of federal generally accepted accounting principles as promulgated by the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board and generally accepted government auditing standards as promulgated by the Government Accountability Office used in conducting financial statement audits, required by the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990 and amended by the Government Management Reform Act of 1994.

Time-in-Grade: Federal employees must meet time-in-grade requirements for consideration.

You must meet all qualification requirement by the closing date of this announcement.


All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, see www.ed.gov .

 

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your application will be evaluated and rated under DOJ’s Category Rating and Selection Procedures.  Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement.  If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the online assessment questionnaire.  If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job.  Your application will then be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified.  Names of all candidates in the best qualified category will be sent to the hiring official for employment consideration. Candidates within the best qualified category who are eligible for veteran preference will receive selection priority over non-veteran preference eligibles.

 


 

 


BENEFITS:

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Benefits:

The Department of Justice offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.  This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees:  http://www.usajobs.gov/EI/benefits.asp#icc.

 



OTHER INFORMATION:

Other Information:

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies.  If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if:  1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy.  To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and (for scored examining) score 85 or better on established ranking criteria OR (for category rating criteria) rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified or better category using established category rating criteria.  You must provide proof of eligibility with your application to receive selection priority.  Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form.  Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp.

 

Veteran Preference:  If you are entitled to veteran preference, you should indicate the type of veteran preference you are claiming on your résumé.  

 

• In order to verify your veteran preference entitlement, please submit a copy of the Member Copy 4 of your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty); official statement of service from your command if you are currently on active duty; or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that shows your military service was performed under honorable conditions.

In addition, if you are a disabled veteran, a Purple Heart recipient, or widow/widower of a veteran, the spouse of a disabled veteran or the natural mother of a disabled or deceased veteran, you must submit a Standard Form (SF) 15, “Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference,” and the other required documentation identified on the reverse side of the SF-15 to support your preference claim. 

Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See www.sss.gov.

 

EEO Statement:

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor.

 

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

 

 



HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must complete the occupational questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

 

The complete Application Package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 9/6/2013.

to receive consideration.

* To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.

 

* Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package.

 

* It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date. 

 

* To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application.  Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

 

* To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement.  You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.

 



REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

 

·  Resume showing relevant experience (cover letter optional).

·  Veteran preference documentation, if applicable.

·  CTAP/ICTAP documentation, if applicable.

·  An unofficial college transcript to verify credits (Note: If you are selected for this position, official transcript(s) will be required prior to your first day.) 

 

Submitting Documents

 

You are encouraged to apply online.  Applying online will allow you to review and track the status of your application.  If you applied online and your application is complete, DO NOT fax the paper application (1203FX) as this will overwrite your prior online responses and may result in you being found ineligible.

 

To verify uploaded documents have been processed, please wait one hour to ensure they have cleared the virus scan. You can verify that your uploaded documents are attached to your application by checking the Details tab of your Application Manager account https://applicationmanager.gov/ for this vacancy announcement.  Your documents will display under the Details tab in the Document area.

If you completed the occupational questionnaire online and are unable to upload supporting document(s), you may fax your supporting documents by following the procedures outlined below:

1. To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf and provide the required information.  The Vacancy ID is 945685.

2. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

 

If you cannot complete the Application Package online, you may fax all of your materials.  The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on 9/6/2013  to receive consideration.  Keep a copy of your fax confirmation in the event verification is needed.

To complete the occupational questionnaire and submit via fax:

1. Click the following link to view and print the occupational questionnaire View Occupational QuestionnaireTAG:Link to Full Questionnaire.

2. Print the 1203FX form, follow the instructions and provide your responses to the occupational questionnaire items http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdfimage/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.

 

Faxed documents will take 2-3 business days to process. 

 

Faxed documents submitted with missing information will not be processed. The following will prevent your documents from being processed: 

 

Not using the special cover page mentioned above.

 

Missing, incomplete, or invalid Vacancy Identification Number

 

Missing or incomplete Social Security Number or name

 

Note: If you have documents in your Application Manager account from a previous vacancy announcement they can be opened, copied and saved then reused as an upload file for this vacancy. Uploading your documents will speed the processing of your application for this announcement.

 

 

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Brandie S. Miller
Phone: (202)616-4512
Email: BRANDIE.S.MILLER@USDOJ.GOV
Agency Information:
DOJ Office of the Inspector General
1425 New York Avenue
Suite 7000
Washington, DC
20530

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. After a review of your complete application is made you will be notified of your rating and or referral to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability/security background investigation.  We expect to make a final job offer within 80 days after the closing date of the announcement.

 


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Job Announcement Number:

OIG-2013-19-DEU

Control Number:

349971600