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Job Title:  Supervisory Auditor
Department:  Department Of Justice
Agency:  Offices, Boards and Divisions
Hiring Organization:  Criminal Division
Job Announcement Number:  14-ADM-JC-066

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

The contents of the announcement can still be viewed.
SALARY RANGE:
$124,995.00 to $157,100.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD:
Monday, August 11, 2014 to Friday, August 15, 2014
SERIES & GRADE:
GS-0511-15
POSITION INFORMATION:
Full Time - Permanent
PROMOTION POTENTIAL:
15
DUTY LOCATIONS:
1 vacancy in the following location:
Washington DC, DC View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
United States Citizens
SECURITY CLEARANCE:
Other
SUPERVISORY STATUS:
Yes

JOB SUMMARY:

The Department of Justice (DOJ) mission to enforce the law, and to defend the interests of the United States and its citizens in accordance with the law, is carried out by approximately 104,000 talented and diverse men and women, working in 40 separate component organizations and in numerous and varied law enforcement, legal, and administrative mission-critical occupations.

Consider joining the DOJ Criminal Division. One of seven litigating Divisions in the Department, the Criminal Division investigates and prosecutes complex criminal matters and assists the 93 United States Attorney Offices in investigations, trials, and appeals. In addition to its direct litigation responsibilities, the Division formulates and implements criminal enforcement policy and provides advice and assistance in sensitive areas of law enforcement; advises the Attorney General, Congress, the Office of Management and Budget and the White House on matters of criminal law; provides legal advice and assistance to federal prosecutors and investigative agencies; and provides leadership for coordinating international as well as federal, state, and local law enforcement matters.

This position is located in the Office of Adminstration and serves as the Director of Internal Audit and as such, plans and directs internal audits, supervises staff, and serves as the senior auditing official and point of contact within the Division for all audits, both domestic and overseas, conducted by external organizations.

TRAVEL REQUIRED

  • Occasional Travel
  • International Travel at least 15% of the time will be required.

RELOCATION AUTHORIZED

  • No

KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to qualifiy for this position.
  • You must undergo a pre-employment security investigation
  • You may be required to take a drug test.

DUTIES:

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As a Supervisory Auditor, you will:

  • Manages and directs the work of auditors, budget analysts, financial management analysts and Office of Administration employees assigned to manage audits and provide the necessary information and documentation.
  • Develops and designs audit plans and innovative approaches to promote optimal utilization of staff and resources to ensure accountability and efficiency.
  • Prepares detailed information, data, and all relevant documentation for external audits, including those conducted by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the Office of the Inspector General (OIG), and other Department components. Serves as the principal Division point of contact for the external auditors.
  • Serves in a lead capacity for the Division in coordinating audit functions that affect all aspects of the Division’s international activities, programs and program offices. Responsible for liaisoning with our foreign partners and any foreign parent organizations. Solves complex audit issues as they arise.
  • Develops strategies for making improvements to all programs within the Office of Administration by working with the appropriate directors to coordinate efforts to implement and enforce the new improvements to operations and reporting.
  • With the Director of Finance and staff, coordinates reporting efforts on audit data and suggests improvements to financial reporting systems. Oversees the creation of specialized reports to respond to external audits utilizing Oracle’s Hyperion Financial Management.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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To qualify for the as a GS-15, Supervisory Auditor, applicants must have one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-14 federal grade level. Specialized experience is defined as: Provides strategic financial oversight to a complex program ($100m) with overseas offices, experience and knowledge in directing staff in preparing for a complex financial program ($100m) audits performed by external auditors; coordinates all financial audit preparation for internal and external reviewers for an overseas program office, directs the preparation of all materials necessary for presentation relating to the budget or financial operations of a complex program to include graphical presentations written statements, briefing papers, historical tracking charts and other background information.

In addition, applicants must meet the positive educational requirement as described 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 credit in business law.

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;
  3. Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in accounting or auditing. e.g., 15 semester hours, but that does not fully satisfy the 24 semester-hour requirement above. Please note: a panel of expert will review your qualifications if you qualify under this bullet to ensure that your experience equals in breadth, depth, currency, and level of advancement that which is normally associated with successful completion of the 4-year course of study as described in A.


Quality Ranking Factor (QRF):

QRF's are skills, knowledge, abilities, or other worker characteristics which could be expected to result in superior performance on the job. The quality ranking factor for this position is: Experience utilizing Oracle's Hyperion Financial Management Software, IBM Cognos or SAP financial management systems.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: You will be further evaluated and rated based upon the following KSAs:

  • Ability to lead large scale projects with a large number of personnel, funding, and established timelines.
  • Skill in improving the accountability and effectiveness of programs and operations.
  • Ability to prepare written analyses and proposals for senior leaders.
  • Ability to lead a Financial Audit with internal or external auditors.
  • Skill in working and communicating with overseas personnel regarding financial audits.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.
  • All male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must have registered for the selective service (see http://www.sss.gov). If selected for this position, the applicant must sign a statement certifying his registration, or the applicant must demonstrate exempt status under the Selective Service Law.
  • DIRECT DEPOSIT: All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing.
  • An in-person interview in Washington, D.C. may be required for this position prior to final selection. The cost of travel to the interview site will be the responsibility of the applicant unless otherwise stated. Reasonable accommodations requests will be considered on an individual basis as requested by a person with a disability. Declining an invitation to interview may remove you from further consideration.

HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

Your application will be evaluated under DOJ's Category Rating and Selection Procedures. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the basic qualifications for the position listed in this announcement. Please note: Basic qualifications will be determined based on a comparison of your resume against the quality and extent of experience or related education as reflected in the position requirements.

If you are found to be qualified for this position, your resume and supporting documentation will be further assessed and compared to the responses of your occupational/assessment questionnaire. The rating you receive will be based on your responses to the questionnaire. The rating is a measure of the degree to which your background matches the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the position, and will determine the quality category in which you place. Using Category Rating procedures, we will determine the "Best Qualified" candidates, who will then be referred for selection.

If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully as errors or omissions may affect your rating.

Veterans' Preference : If you are entitled to veteran preference, you should indicate the type of veteran preference you are claiming on your resume. 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. Although veteran preference points are not assigned under the category rating procedures described above, veteran preference eligibles are listed ahead of non veterans within each category for which they are qualified. In addition, qualified veterans with a compensable service connected disability of 10% or more are placed at the top of the highest quality category (i.e. Best Qualified) http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.


BENEFITS:

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The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered to Federal employees. https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_Benefits


OTHER INFORMATION:

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP). The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over candidates from other agencies 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 over other applicants who are not employees of the Department of Justice 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 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.

The Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP 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 rate equivalent to the Highly Qualified or better category using established category rating criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/ctap/index.asp .


HOW TO APPLY:

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To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes the Assessment Questionnaire and the Required Documents indicated below. The Application Package must be received by 11:59 PM, Eastern Time, onFriday, August 15, 2014.

To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the assessment questionnaire. Please ensure you click the "Submit My Answers" button at the end of the process.

To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf using the following 1186703. Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144.

If you cannot apply online:

  1. Click the following link to view and print the Assessment Questionnaire: View Occupational Questionnaire, and
  2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the assessment questionnaire: http://www.opm.gov./forms/pdf_fill/OPM1203fx.pdf  and
  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.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete application package which includes:

  1. Your Résumé (Cover Letter is optional) - applicants will be evaluated based on a comparison of the position requirements against the quality and extent of experience or related education as reflected in their resume. Applicants are encouraged to ensure work experiences clearly show the possession of knowledge of the subject matter pertinent to the position and the technical skills to successfully perform the duties of the position.
  2. Unofficial Transcripts.
  3. Documentation of eligibility for special hiring authorities (if applicable) to prove appointment eligibility. Examples include: Schedule A disability letter, Peace Corps volunteer letter, military spouse hiring authority documentation, etc.
  4. Veterans' Preference Documentation (if applicable):
  • If you are a discharged, non-disabled veteran, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 showing character discharge(Member 4 copy), or other Documentation of Service and Separation under Honorable Conditions. If you don't have your DD-214, you may request it after discharge from the National Archives at www.archives.gov/veterans .
  •  If you are a veteran within 120 days of discharge, you must submit signed documentation from the Armed Forces certifying: 1) your expected release/retirement from active duty, 2) under honorable conditions, 3) your pay grade/rank/rate at time of discharge, 4) dates of active duty service, 5) any campaign or expeditionary medals received, and 6) dated within 120 days of your separation.
  • If you are a disabled veteran, Purple Heart recipient, or mother or spouse of a disabled or deceased veteran, you must submit a completed SF-15 http://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf and all additional proof required by the SF-15, as applicable. If you don't have your Department of Veterans Affairs letter establishing proof of disability, you may request it at http://www.ebenefits.va.gov or call 1-800-827-1000.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Human Resources
Phone: (202)514-2811
Email: CRIMINAL.CRMJOBS@USDOJ.GOV
Agency Information:
The Criminal Division
1400 New York Ave
Suite 5000
Washington, DC
20005

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

We will notify you of your status as a candidate after each step of the recruitment process (receipt of application, determination of basic qualifications, notice of forward to selecting official, and final selection). After extending a tentative job offer and receiving acceptance by the selectee, we will conduct an employment suitability/security background investigation to confirm that the selectee meets all requirements to fill the position. We expect to make a final job offer once all such reviews have been completed.

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