Job Overview

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.

Duties

 

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

 

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  • 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.

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· 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.