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    OIG is organized into three line elements: the Offices of Investigations, Audits and Evaluations, and Healthcare Inspections; along with the Office of Contract Review, the Office of Management and Administration and the Office of Special Review. In addition to the Washington, DC, headquarters, OIG has offices located in more than 30 cities throughout the country.

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    Responsibilities

    The Auditor (Forensic Auditor) is located in the Office of Investigations, Office of the Inspector General (OIG), Department of Veteran Affairs (VA OIG), in Washington, DC, or in an Office of Investigations field office is responsible for providing expert auditing, accounting, and analytical review services in fraud investigations involving VA OIG programs. Serves as a forensic auditor responsible for performing and leading investigative audits, accounting assignments, and complex financial and data analysis in support of civil and criminal investigations. Works in concert with OIG Special Agents, Assistant U.S. Attorneys (AUSAs), and local prosecutors.

    As an Auditor (Forensic Auditor), you will:
    -Determine the best methodology to analyze financial and record keeping evidence. Research Federal laws and regulations, VA regulations and policy, and generally accepted accounting and management principles to determine the criteria that applies to each case.
    -Coordinate with Special Agents to assist in determining the financial and record keeping evidence to be obtained through IG and grand jury subpoenas. The evidence can include loan files, benefits payments, contracts, fiduciary and provider records, financial institution and other related financial records. Participate in secured searches, and prepares and serves subpoenas as required.
    -Reconstruct partial or inadequate financial records of individuals and private governmental organizations. Review a large variety of accounting systems and makes recommendations as to how the system of internal control and internal check can be improved to prevent theft and fraud. Analyze manual, as well as, computerized books and records. Obtain evidence through the interview of a large number of witnesses.
    -Assist Special Agents in preparing for interviews of witnesses and subjects regarding matters for which detailed understanding of financial documents reviewed by the auditor is needed. Accompany Special Agents on interviews in nonvolatile situations and contributes suggestions of leads.
    -Perform detailed analysis of accounting and business records. Apply forensic auditing and accounting techniques to detect fraud and outline fraud schemes in VA programs to support investigations and prosecutions. Analyze and review documents and financial activities to identify instances of mail fraud, wire fraud, conspiracy, bank fraud, mortgage fraud, property flipping, equity skimming, money laundering, tax fraud, bankruptcy fraud, bribery, official misconduct, and any other illegal acts.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - 1-5 Nights Per Month. Travel nationwide under tight deadlines. The incumbent should anticipate frequent walking and standing as a component of this travel.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    0511 Auditing

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/512048700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.