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.Learn more about this agency
The Auditor, is located in the Office of Audits and Evaluations (OAE), Contract Integrity Division. The division conducts audits and reviews of various aspects of high-value contract actions within the VA. Specifically, the Division analyzes contract data, solicitation and procurement practices, and provides oversight regarding the acquisition of materials and services supporting a wide range of VA programs and operations. The Division analyzes contracting practices against the Federal Acquisition Regulation and VA acquisition regulations. Audits and reviews generally include analyses of contract expenditures, performance, timeliness of deliverables, and whether VA has instituted adequate controls to reduce improper payments to vendors. Audits and reviews generally offer recommendations to ensure effective controls can prevent or reduce fraud, waste, and abuse and provide maximum resources to meet program objectives and promote economy and efficiency.
The following are the duties of this position at the GS-13. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.
As an Auditor, you will:
-Identify the required audit coverage to accomplish objectives and assists in the planning and coordination with team members who may be located in several geographic areas during an audit project.
-Develop new audit approaches where no precedents exist and/or develop creative solutions to controversial problems and resolve issues where governing laws and regulations are highly interpretive and/or precedents are nonexistent, obscure, or conflicting.
-Prepare and/or review work papers; assess findings for incorporation into final audit report; develop audit findings; and ensure sufficient, competent, and relevant evidence is documented to support audit project findings.
-Represent the office on interagency task forces established to study specific audit procedures, and processes, or on joint projects with other OIG offices as required.
-Prepare various types of reports, briefings and testimony that cover all major financial and management aspects of VA programs.
Occasional travel - 6-10 Nights Per Month. Travel nationwide under tight deadlines. The incumbent should anticipate frequent walking and standing as a component of this travel.
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