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 DOJs 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.