The Inspector General (IG) heads an independent organization responsible for audit, investigation, fraud control, and designated security services related to all Department of Labor (DOL) programs and operations. The Inspector General provides leadership and coordination and recommends policies for activities designated to promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the administration of programs and operations, as well as to prevent and detect fraud and abuse in such operations in accordance with the Inspector General Act of 1978.Learn more about this agency
The Office of Audit (OA) is responsible for conducting and supervising audits relating to the Department of Labor’s programs and operations; recommending policies for activities designed to promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the administration of the Department’s programs and operations; and preventing and detecting fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement in these programs and operations.
The Office of Policy and Reporting (OPR) which is a newly created area is responsible for overall policy and reporting direction for OA as follows:
1. Policy Development and Review – Responsible for ensuring current and appropriate audit policy is established.
2. Report Development and Review – Responsible for reviewing all written products issued by OA, processing audit reports for issuance and distribution, providing report summaries for the IG’s Semiannual Report to Congress, and developing the IG’s top management and performance challenges.Audit
3. Workplan Development – Responsible for overseeing risk assessments of Department programs and developing OA’s annual audit workplan.
4. Hotline Complaint Review – Responsible for assessing and recommending actions on hotline complaints referred to OA, and for providing periodic up-to-date status reports to the Office of Legal Services.
5. Audit Resolution – Responsible for working with Audit Directors to ensure that audit recommendations are tracked, resolved and closed timely.
No Permanent Change of Station funds (PCS) will not be offered. Relocation Incentive may be offered.
This position is outside the bargaining unit.
Position is at the full performance level.
1. Interprets professional audit standards and government‑wide audit policies of the AICPA, GAO, and OMB and translates these requirements into OIG‑wide audit policies. This includes developing, implementing, and maintaining Office of Audit policies, procedures, and internal directives and ensuring that these are consistent with OIG policies, departmental regulations, professional standards, and federal statutes.
2. Develops annual audit plan for the Office of Audit, including preparing and coordinating the guidance to all Office of Audit components: analyzing planning proposals to ensure a balanced audit program, and monitoring execution of the plan throughout the year and recommending adjustments to meet changing conditions.
3. Maintains systems and procedures, which meet OMB Circular A‑50 requirements, to track the resolution of recommendations to improve departmental operations, programs, and functions; identify follow‑up actions needed to ensure corrective actions are taken; provide Department‑wide directives and provide guidance on audit resolution. Provides status reports to and monitors actions of all departmental units on resolution and implementation of audit recommendations.
4. Provides assistance to Audit and Office Directors in determining the scope of audits, developing and adjusting audit guides when necessary to meet special or unusual circumstances, and during exit conferences with auditees.
5. Develops and establishes OIG policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures on technical matters such as the monitoring of ongoing audit work, audit working papers, and review of processing of audit reports for compliance with GAGAS and OIG standards.
Occasional travel - Subject to travel of 20% or greater.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…Current/former Federal employees w/ competitive/reinstatement eligibility; ICTAP and CTAP eligibles in the local commuting area; Veterans' Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) eligibles.
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