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    Summary

    The Office of Inspector General (OIG) for HHS fights fraud, waste and abuse in HHS programs including Medicare, Medicaid, Healthcare Marketplaces, NIH, FDA, CDC and more. HHS OIG is the largest Federal inspector general's office, employing a nationwide network of auditors, investigators, attorneys, and evaluators to provide program recommendations to decision-makers, distribute educational resources to the industry and public, and investigate cases to root out fraud.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Student Trainee (Auditor) GS-599-04, the nature of the work is developmental in performing a variety of audit assignments. Assignments involve conducting either segments of audits or complete audits of internal agency programs. Audit assignments are either well precedented or occasion the use of conventional auditing techniques in gathering and evaluating the pertinent data. Reconciles data, reviewing records and source documents to identify the sources of discrepancies; and identifies deviations to senior auditors. Prepares spreadsheets; abstracts data reflecting financial condition and operating results; and presents this data in the form of reports. Give presentations to a group on the status of a project or assignment. Interact with people at many levels to exchange facts or information related to work assignments.

    Apply research techniques and problem solving methods to interpret and analyze issues of a procedural or factual nature. Examines data to verify the reasonableness and adequacy of supporting data. Prepares worksheets or reports reflecting the examinations made, discrepancies noted, and the corrective entries required. Reviews the efficiency of clerical processes and compliance with prescribed procedures; and recommends improvements such as the need for coordination, additional training, or clarification of procedures to reduce errors or processing delays.

    Studies system problems caused by erroneous posting and program changes. Compose correspondence based on research, oral instructions or information from files. Use MS Word processing software to prepare memorandums, letters, and standard operating procedures for regular and routing functions. Use Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint or similar program to create briefings, presentations, etc. Attends conferences and training.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 10% or less

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/514534800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.