These positions are in the Office of Audit Services (OAS), in OIG/HHS. OAS examines the performance of HHS programs and/or HHS grantees and contractors in implementing their responsibilities and provides independent assessments of HHS programs and operations. These assessments help reduce waste, abuse, and mismanagement and promote economy and efficiency throughout HHS.Learn more about this agency
As an Auditor GS-07, the applicant will:
- Work as an audit team member on specified audit assignments which facilitate the efforts of the team and provide experience toward independently planning and conducting complete audit assignments. The auditor applies conventional audit techniques to complete relatively uncomplicated evaluations.
- Verify reports against source accounts and records to determine the reliability of data and accuracy of computations, reconciling accounts and verifying the detail of recorded transactions, tracing item through ledger and accounts to original media from which they were recorded.
- Verify the appropriateness of charges such as labor and materials and the transactions were properly recorded and that products or services were actually provided.
- Compare the similarities and differences of accounting systems in categorizing and reporting particular types of transactions.
- Call supervisor's attention to unusual or questionable transactions or when problems encountered do not fit instructions or guidelines.
- Make recommendations concerning changes when current accounting or control procedures do not achieve the desired results or are no longer appropriate for situations encountered.
As an Auditor GS-09, the applicant will:
- Study the overall scope, technical approach and objectives of the audit and the specifics that apply to the auditor's assigned segment of the work.
- Perform pre-audit research and organizes background material pertaining directly to the auditee, organization, program activity to be audited.
- Research applicable laws, directives, audit guides, and prior audit reports to prepare for both the main audit mission and documenting the work papers.
- Interview auditee representatives to carry the assigned audit missions, task and objectives
- Locate, assemble, verify, analyze, and determine the adequacy and present detailed data information related to the financial management.
- Evaluate assigned auditee financial operations and costs through operational or work site testing of program directives, invoices, accounts, obligation documents, and inventory.
- Prepare a segment of audit reports and financial statements which present findings, cite applicable regulations, identify causative situations and recommend corrective action.
50% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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