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    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.

    The United States Attorney's Office (USAO)/Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA) is a great place to work. The Department of Justice ranked #6 out of 18 large agencies and EOUSA/United States Attorneys' Offices ranked #59 out of 305 agency subcomponents in a study, "The Best Places to Work in the Federal Government, 2016 Ratings" published by the Partnership for Public Service. See http://bestplacestowork.org/BPTW/index.php

    For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys' Offices, visit www.justice.gov/usao/.

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

    This position is also being announced under Merit Promotion Procedures under 17-SDTX-10040483-MP.

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    This position is located within the Civil Division of the U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Texas. The auditor provides expert auditing, data analysis, and accounting services for civil fraud investigations and litigation by the Affirmative Civil Enforcement (ACE) unit. These complex investigations encompass government contractors, health care providers, grant recipients, defense contractors, and other recipients of federal monies. Typical work assignments will include:

    • Performing audit activities related to the detection of fraud, waste, and abuse;
    • Obtaining detailed financial information on targeted entities;
    • Reconstructing partial or inadequate records to advance an investigation;
    • Identifying, extracting, manipulating, and summarizing data into easily understandable schedules, charts and graphics;
    • Developing sampling plans and damage models in collaboration with statisticians, experts and consultants;
    • Conducting "ability to pay" analysis on targets and defendants;
    • Producing formal audit reports on audited entities;
    • Presenting written findings and recommendations (further investigation, institution of civil fraud proceedings, criminal referral, case closure, etc.) to the responsible management authorities; and
    • Participating in witness interviews and preparing interview reports during fraud investigations;
    Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 1-5 days at a time as needed for training or conferences.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    All U.S. Citizens and Nationals

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    0511 Auditing

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/479488300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.