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    Summary

    This position is located in the Office of Audits, within the Office of Inspector General (OIG), which has statutory responsibility covering the Department of State and the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG). The OIG oversight responsibility includes conducting and reporting audits, inspections, investigations and special inquiries of all overseas and domestic organizational entities of these organizations; these audits conducted of all organizational entities within the Department of State and BBG encompass the operating, administrative, and financial activities of units and are directed to determine compliance with applicable laws, the economy and efficiency with which programs are carried out.

    The incumbent of this position conducts planning and research, and develops comprehensive source materials to prepare and assist audit teams in conducting management and program audits; participates on a team in conducting comprehensive management and program audits and evaluations of Department and BBG programs and functions at domestic and overseas locations.

    This position is eligible for telework; additional criteria will be required (e.g., supervisory approval).

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    Responsibilities

    - Plans and conducts audits/evaluations of management processes to evaluate the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness of program and management operations.
    - Conducts audits as assigned by the team. Typically, audit assignments of the incumbent involve the administrative support aspects of the Department or Broadcasting Board of Governors organizational entity.
    - Plans, schedules and conducts audits of significant scope and complexity. The audits are usually for the purpose of evaluating the administrative support effectiveness, operating efficiency, and economy with which the mission of the organization is being met.
    - Resolves issues encountered in an audit. With knowledge of the administrative laws, regulations, policies, and precedents pertinent to specific situations, the incumbent interprets and adapts them in reaching conclusions on the wide range of issues that may arise in the course of the audit.
    - Prepares factual and objective written reports in conformance with existing standards. Ensures that findings are well defined and are fully supportable and that appropriate documentation is provided.
    - Maintains effective relationships when representing the Office of Inspector General and in effectively negotiating with Department of State or Broadcasting Board of Governors managers to accept audit findings and to implement recommendations.
    - Evaluates responses from audited entities to determine compliance with recommendations and prepares correspondence on the recommended appropriate action that should be taken by the OIG on each response.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    U.S. Citizens

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/491705200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.