Job Overview


This announcement will close on the day the 50th application is received or on the closing date, whichever occurs first.

If you are looking for an exciting and challenging career, this is the position for you! With a diverse and talented workforce of over 100,000 men and women, Justice leads the Nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. You will be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal and civil laws that protect life, liberty and the property of citizens.

Do you have experience conducting peer audits? Do you possess a high level of tack and diplomacy? Are you able to quickly develop rapport with people? Do you have good writing skills? If you answered yes, consider becoming an Auditor with Executive Office for the United States Attorneys (EOUSA).

The ideal candidate has experience applying the theories, concepts, principles, and practices of accounting, financial auditing, and financial management in the conduct of peer audits and reviews. In addition, the candidate is highly motivated, organized and able to effectively communicate both orally and in writing with peers, management and stakeholders. The ability to work in a dynamic, spontaneous, fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and strict deadlines is critical.

The position is located in the Resource Management and Planning Staff (RMP). The RMP is responsible for assisting the Attorney General's Advisory Committee in formulating a budget submission for the entire United States Attorneys' Office (USAOs) organization. It presents the budget to the Department of Justice, the Office of Management and Budget, and eventually to Congress. The RMP responds to all budgetary inquiries and is functionally responsible for providing management analytical support and guidance to the 94 USAOs with respect to financial programs, policies and procedures.

The Department of Justice ranked #11 out of 33 large Federal cabinet agencies and the Executive United States Attorneys Office/United States Attorneys Offices ranked #17 out of 240 agency subcomponents in a study, "The Best Places to Work in the Federal Government, 2011 Ratings" published by the Partnership for Public Service. See The office is ideally situated among three Metro stations, one block from the Verizon Center, a short walk to the Smithsonian museums on the National Mall, and is surrounded by numerous restaurants and shops. In addition, we offer creative work solutions in which we provide compressed work schedules and flexible work schedules, along with transit subsidy.

For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys Offices, visit

As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.

This position is also being announced to applicants eligible to apply through Merit Staffing procedures under 14-EOUSA-1184826-MP


The duties and responsibilities associated with this Auditor position are of a developmental nature. Therefore, the list of major duties and responsibilities are intended only to give you a general overview of the position. Your assignments will combine performance of work with supervised on-the-job training and your tasks will increase in complexity as your knowledge, skills, and abilities develop and you gain familiarity with agency programs and activities.

As an Auditor, you will provide coordination and support to the audit team leader and team members. Some of your major duties and responsibilities will consist of:

· Applying the theories, concepts, principles, and practices of accounting, financial auditing, and financial management used to conduct an assigned segment of a broad peer audit.

· Planning and coordinating the various aspects of an assigned segment of a peer audit.

· Compiling, correlating, and analyzing statistical data from workload reports to identify problem areas.

· Responding to requests both orally and in writing for audit information.

· Assisting in the review or revision of systems, methods, policies and procedures.

· Preparing work papers and direct input to analyses and supporting material that the team lead uses to prepare formal peer audit reports.

· Compiling, correlating, and analyzing statistical data from workload reports, Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) reports to identify problems.

· Assisting with developing a portion of a training module on topics such as obligation, reimbursement receivable, and payments.

· Identifying problem areas and noncompliance with regulations, inefficient or ineffectual operations and recommending corrective action.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Minimal Travel

Relocation Authorized

  • No