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.
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:
Twenty-four semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to 6 hours of business law;
- A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination;
- 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.
- 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.