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    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities. For information on the SAMHSA mission, goals, bureaus and offices, visit https://www.samhsa.gov/.

    This position is located in the Department Of Health And Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, OFR-Office of Financial Resources, , in Rockville, Maryland.

    The Office of Financial Resources develops and implements the policies and programs of the Assistant Secretary. As provided by the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990, the Office of Financial Resources (OFR) carries out all Chief Financial Officer functions, including:

    • Conducting necessary analyses to provide SAMHSA managers with reliable financial, cost, and performance information annually and throughout the year to manage programs.
    • Evaluating and improving financial management systems, controls, and operations to eliminate waste, fraud, and abuse, and to improve asset management.
    • Evaluating acquisition, grant, and contracting policy and practices.
    • Evaluating plans to cut costs and improve effectiveness and efficiencies.
    • Establishing effective SAMHSA financial organizational structure and financial personnel requirements.
    • Providing advice and guidance to the Assistant Secretary on budget, financial management, and program priority alignment with legislation and SAMHSA policies.

    Who May Apply: Current Federal employees or Former Federal employees in the competitive service, including Merit Promotion; Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP); Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP); military spouses; Veterans; PHS Commissioned Corps Officers; and Schedule A eligibles.

    PHS Commissioned Corps Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps may apply online to this announcement. Candidates will be referred as (CC) personnel and not as candidates for conversion to a permanent career or career-conditional appointment. You must provide a copy of your current personnel order in lieu of the SF-50 to be referred as CC.

    **Applicants please note: Additional selections may be made across the Department of Health and Human Services through this vacancy announcement.**

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    An Auditor position is a mission critical occupation for SAMHSA. The position is responsible for ensuring that operational and fiscal activities align with and enable accomplishment of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's mission, goals and objectives.

    In this position, you will serve as a senior auditor utilizing a professional knowledge of auditing principles and procedures in carrying out complex assignments in one or more HHS line or administrative programs. Specifically, you will:

    • Perform audits for matters of HHS-wide concern or matters affecting the organization for the purpose of evaluating the efficiency and economy of operations.
    • Ascertain the degree of organizational compliance with mission responsibilities, applicable laws, regulations, standard operating procedures, and accounting and financial policies.
    • Determine the adequacy of the audits in terms of conformance with generally accepted auditing standards, and compliance with regulations.
    • Conduct detailed pre-survey analysis, including correlation of findings and conclusions resulting from pre-survey analysis and evaluation to ascertain probable scope and depth of audit and to identify problems.
    • Make recommendations as to corrective actions, and take such action as necessary to insure that organizations initiate programs for lasting and widespread correction of reported deficiencies.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Status candidates; Current Federal Employees; Former Federal Employees; Career Transition Assistance Program; Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program; Veterans Recruitment; Individuals with Disabilities; Military Spouses; Peace Corps; Commissioned Corps Officers.

    Questions? This job is open to 6 groups.

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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/485459900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.