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Job Title:Auditor

Department:General Services Administration

Agency:Office of Inspector General

Job Announcement Number:JA-2014-4-52 DE

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.

SALARY RANGE:

$50,077.00 to $65,097.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Monday, August 11, 2014 to Monday, August 25, 2014

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0511-09

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full-time - Permanent

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

13

DUTY LOCATIONS:

1 vacancy - Atlanta, GA View Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

All United States citizens and nationals (residents of American Samoa and Swains Island).

SECURITY CLEARANCE:

Public Trust - Background Investigation

SUPERVISORY STATUS:

No

JOB SUMMARY:

About the Agency

Begin a challenging career with the Office of Audits and be a vital part of the auditing community. We offer a rewarding opportunity to contribute to a noble mission that seeks to prevent and detect fraud, waste, and abuse of GSA programs. We are interested in an individual who is committed to superior service and who can help us continue to meet these high standards. We are seeking a highly motivated and qualified Auditor to be a proactive member of our audit team.

The mission of the Office of Inspector General (OIG) is to help GSA effectively carry out its responsibilities and to protect the public interest by bringing about positive change in the performance, accountability, and integrity of GSA programs and operations. The OIG is recognized as a world class organization serving the public interest by protecting and improving the operations of GSA. The OIG plays a vital role in supporting GSA's continuing evolution as a leader in formulating Government-wide policy and its efforts to expertly and competitively meet the needs of its Federal customers while serving the best interest of U.S. taxpayers.

CONCURRENT ANNOUNCEMENT: This vacancy is also being announced under Merit Promotion regulations, announcement #JA-2014-4-51 MP. Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under Merit Promotion Procedures.

NOTE: APPLICANTS MUST APPLY SEPARATELY FOR EACH ANNOUNCEMENT IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH PROCEDURES.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • This position requires occasional travel. Selected applicant(s) must be able to acquire and maintain a government-issued travel charge card.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or nationals
  • Applicants must apply online via USAJOBS (see "How to Apply" section)
  • Background security investigation required.

DUTIES:

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As a GSA OIG auditor, you will work on a team conducting performance and attestation audits. You will perform systematic examinations and analyses of financial-related records, reports, management controls, and policies and practices that impact the financial condition of GSA organizations and activities. You will be responsible for 1) preparing work papers/reports to document the audit process including audit objectives and related conclusions, deficiencies, and recommendations for corrective action; 2) assisting higher level auditors in determining areas of high risk to focus on during an audit; and 3) other related assigned duties.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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Candidates must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade/GS-07 level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience that has prepared the applicant with specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of this position. Such experience is related to the duties of this position described in this announcement and must include a working knowledge of professional governmental auditing standards, accounting and internal control systems, as well as audit methodologies and techniques.

Applicants must demonstrate in their resume, credentials provided and responses to the vacancy questions, that they meet all specialized experience defined for this position as well as any other qualifications described in this announcement.

Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements for the position advertised within 30 days of the closing date of the announcement.

BASIC OCCUPATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: The GS-0511 Auditor Series has a positive education requirement as defined by the Office of Personnel Management, which includes:

1. A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, or a degree in a related field such as Business Administration, Finance, or Public Administration, which included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting. The 24 hours may include up to 6 hours of credit 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

2. A 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. Any applicant's claim of a combination of education and experience as qualifications for this position, must also include one of the following:

24 semester hours in Accounting or Auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This may include up to 6 hours of Business Law; OR

A certificate as a Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination.

For more details on OPM's basic qualification standards for the GS-0511 Series refer to: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0500/accounting-series-0510/


There is a positive education requirement. Transcripts/Certificates must be provided with application to reflect the requirements of this position.

(NOTE: YOU MUST PROVIDE LEGIBLE TRANSCRIPTS SHOWING COMPLETED COURSEWORK AND DEGREE(S) AWARDED AS VERIFICATION OF YOUR EDUCATION).

This position is a noncritical-sensitive position.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

If you are found qualified for this position, you will receive a numerical rating (of 70-100 points), based on the quality of your experience demonstrated in your responses to the vacancy specific questions, evaluated by an established rating schedule, and substantiated in your resume. Applicants eligible for veterans' preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. Appropriate documentation must be received to adjudicate veterans' preference. Qualified applicants will then be ranked according to Category Rating. The categories for this position include the following:
Best Qualified - Applicant is highly skilled and meets the desired experience;
Well Qualified - Applicant skills are above average in meeting the desired skills;
Qualified - Applicant meets the desired experience with minimum skills.

Application of Veterans' Preference: Category rating and selection procedures place those with veterans' preference above non-preference eligible within each category. Veterans who meet the eligibility and qualification requirements and who have a compensable service-connected disability of at least 10 percent are listed in the highest quality category, except when the position being filled is scientific or professional at the GS-09 grade level or higher.

Applicants who have not submitted a resume in the USAJOBS system and /or have not answered all of the vacancy questions will not be considered for this position.

Note: Your responses must be substantiated by the resume submitted. If a determination is made that in responding to the vacancy questions you have rated yourself higher than is evident in your resume, experience, and /or education, your score may be adjusted by a Human Resources Specialist.

CTAP/ICTAP QUALIFICATIONS: Individuals who have special priority selections rights under the GSA's Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP) or the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) must be rated well qualified to receive priority selection consideration. You must submit the information outlined in the Required Documents section of this vacancy announcement to receive priority considerations. Applicants eligible for CTAP/ICTAP will be considered well qualified if they have a score of 85. Further information on CTAP/ICTAP can be viewed at: The Employee's Guide to Career Transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)

EEO STATEMENT: ALL APPLICANTS FOR FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT RECEIVE CONSIDERATION WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, RELIGION, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, POLITICAL AFFILIATION, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, AGE (WITH AUTHORIZED EXCEPTIONS) OR ANY OTHER NONMERIT FACTOR.
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BENEFITS:

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OTHER INFORMATION:

BARGAINING UNIT STATUS: None

To promote the efficiency of the Service, the Assistant Inspector General for Auditing may reassign the incumbent to another office, location, or region in the Office of Audits.

The OIG will not pay travel, transportation, and relocation expenses. Any travel, transportation, and relocation expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the responsibility of the selected applicant.

Additional vacancies may be filled from this announcement as needed. This vacancy announcement does not preclude filling this position by other means. Management also has the right not to fill the position.

Probationary Period: This is a full-time permanent position (Career/Career-Conditional appointment). Upon appointment to this position, you may be required to serve a one-year probationary period.

Promotion Potential: When promotion potential is shown, the agency is not making a commitment and is not obligated to provide future promotions to you if you are selected. Future promotions will be dependent on your ability to perform the duties at a higher level, the continuing need for an employee assigned to the higher level, and administrative approval.


HOW TO APPLY:

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Please read the ENTIRE vacancy announcement to ensure that you comply with the application procedures. Failure to submit all of the required information will result in an incomplete application and you will not be considered for this vacancy.

Applicants MUST register with USAJOBS and complete a profile to apply to this vacancy.

(1) Register with USAJOBS on-line application system

(2) Select "Apply Online" at the vacancy announcement page

(3) Select the resume you wish to use from USAJOBS

(4) Proceed with applying for the vacancy by (answering all specific vacancy questions) APPLICATION DEADLINES (NO EXCEPTIONS)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: You must complete the entire registration process, including posting the resume in the USAJOBS system, before midnight Eastern Time on the closing date of the announcement. No extensions will be granted. If you fail to complete the registration process, your application will be rated incomplete and you will not be considered for this vacancy.

Note: If you cannot complete any part of the application process listed above, contact the Human Resources Office/representative listed on the announcement prior to the announcement deadline for instructions on how to proceed. Be sure to receive prior HR approval to deviate from these instructions so that your application will be considered.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: GSA OIG provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please notify us immediately. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

Please review the following to determine which documents you must submit in order to complete your application.

Resume: A resume should be provided. It should include relevant work experience (start/end dates stated in month/year, description of duties and salary), applicable education at a minimum and your contact information. For current or previous Federal employees, it should also include the Pay Plan, Series and Grade for each work experience entry.

Current Federal Employees or Reinstatement Eligibles, or those eligible under Interchange Agreements: Submit your latest SF-50 or similar agency form that shows the position, title, series, grade and rate of basic pay as well as Tenure Group 1 (Career) or 2 (Conditional). This document will be used to determine your eligibility to be considered under this announcement.

NOTE: GSA OIG employees are not required to submit an SF-50.

ICTAP/CTAP Eligibles: Submit proof of eligibility including agency notice; SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action (or similar agency form); and most recent performance rating.

VEOA applicants, VRA applicants, and 30% or More Disabled Veterans: You must submit a copy of your Certificate of Release or Discharge From Active Duty, DD-214 that shows the dates of your active duty service. If selected, a DD-214 showing your type of discharge (member 4 copy) will be required prior to appointment. If you are a disabled veteran, or are applying under VRA or VEOA as a spouse, widow/widower, or mother of a veteran, you must submit the following in addition to the DD-214: (1) completed SF-15 form; and (2) proof of your entitlement. A list of documents which serve as acceptable proof of entitlement is indicated on the SF-15 form.

Active Duty Military Personnel: In lieu of the DD-214, active duty service members may submit a written document from the armed forces certifying that they expect to be discharged or released under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed. This document must include rank, dates of active duty service, and type of discharge.

People With Disabilities: Submit proof of eligibility and certification of job readiness. Select the link People With Disabilities for information on eligibility and documentation required.

Applicants Applying Under Other Appointment Authorities: Submit proof of your eligibility under the appropriate appointment authority. See USAJOBS's Resource Center for more information.

College Transcripts: Submit a photocopy of your college transcript(s) if the qualifications for this announcement have an education requirement, or if you are using education to meet all or part of the qualification requirements. If selected, an official/sealed transcript will be required prior to appointment. For education completed outside the United States, also submit a valid foreign credential evaluation that substantiates possession of the required education. See OPM's General Policies for information on crediting education.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure all documents are legible.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Owilda Fields
Phone: 202-273-7361
Fax: 111-111-1111
Email: owilda.fields@gsaig.gov
Agency Information:
GSA, Office of Inspector General
1800 F Street NW Room 5046
Washington, DC
20405
US
Fax: 111-111-1111

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

If your application is complete, we will review your application to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will further evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the knowledge, skills, abilities, and/or competencies required of the position. Candidates in the highest quality category will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct a suitability and/or security background investigation. A final job offer for this position is typically made within 40 days after the deadline for applications.

Thank you for your interest in working for the U.S. General Services Administration Office of Inspector General!

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Job Announcement Number:

JA-2014-4-52 DE

Control Number:

378004000