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    ***This position is also being advertised as GS-12. If you wish to be considered as a GS-12 applicant, you must apply under announcement number AK-10104636-T5-18-007. Only one selectee from both announcements will be selected.***

    This National Guard position is for a AUDITOR, Position Description Number T5147000 and is part of the Alaska Army National Guard, National Guard.

    The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team!

    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENT: This is a T5 Excepted Service position and as such does not require active membership in the Alaska Army or Air National Guard.
    Opened Area(s) of Consideration: 1, 2, 3, 4
    Area 1 - All current on-board AKNG T5 Competitive or Excepted Service Employees.
    Area 2 - All other current onboard AKNG T32 Excepted Service Employees.
    Area 3- All current military members of the AKNG.
    Area 4- All other current Federal Employees.
    PDCN: T5147000
    Selecting Supervisor: Simeon Yates

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    Utilizing professional accounting and auditing knowledge, provides recommendations in the solution of accounting and operational problems and implementation of new or changed regulations, procedures and analyses of automated systems. Performs complex professional accounting and review activities involving in the analysis of accounting records. Conducts in-depth research and analysis in the coordination and resolution of problems. Develops position papers and fact sheets that interpret and explain reports and accounting data. Determines the scope of studies based upon a review of material received, familiarity with operations and relationship of financial management and its automated systems. Reviews automated accounting and financial systems and identifies the need for changes to enhance system capability to track and report financial reports and operational data used by local management. Evaluates computer system logic and program guidelines in order to recommend automated accounting software processes to enhance the analysis of information for the unit and other resource managers. Evaluates the impact on current and future systems and makes recommendations to ensure the organization has the needed equipment/software to meet the needs of managers. Performs a variety of internal review assignments of medium complexity that require ingenuity in applying conventional and advanced techniques in gathering and evaluating pertinent data. Utilizes professional accounting and audit skills to maintain oversight for implementing appropriate laws, directives, and regulations of internal control programs and procedures. Studies a variety of background material to gain program information and discover leads. Typically, this material would only include applicable Army and Air National Guard and state regulations and, if any, GAO guidelines. Prepares review plans based on use of the most appropriate advanced techniques. Conducts in-briefs with management officials. Explains the purpose and procedures for the review and answers questions. Performs survey work to identify potential operating problems. Prepares lead sheets to identify any potential weaknesses in internal controls that need further study. Documents the results in accordance with Comptroller General Standards, DoD, Army, Air Force, and Army and Air National Guard policies. Applies Comptroller General Standards and a wide range of evaluation techniques (e.g., interviews, computer assisted techniques, statistical analysis and questionnaires) in gathering, documenting, and summarizing data. Prepares working papers and files in accordance with Comptroller General Standards and Army and Air National Guard policies. Drafts reports, which present findings, identifies causative situations and recommends corrective action. Discusses findings with activity level officials. Convinces these officials of the value of recommendations made with their implementation being the ultimate outcome. Performs follow-up on agreed-to findings and recommendations. Reports to the USPFO on the status of corrective actions taken by functional activities. Provides unprogrammed, quick reaction troubleshooting capabilities wherein the objective is to prevent serious problems from developing. In direct coordination with responsible management officials, evaluates the validity of findings and recommendations identified by external audit agencies. Where the evidence does not support a proposed finding, negotiates for the command with the external audit agency to have the finding either withdrawn or amended. As the command representative, evaluates the management response to audit findings/results. When a management response does not appear to be adequate, consults with management to improve its substantive content. Prepares the overall command response to all external audit agency reports based upon input from proponent activities. Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Training, TDY's, etc...

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


    Who May Apply

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    United States Citizens

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  • Job family (Series)

    0511 Auditing

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