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 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.
- Independently conduct a wide range of reviews and audits involving VA contractors, usually as the sole auditor and sometimes as a senior member or lead auditor of a project team with up to three total staff. Assigned projects include: pre-award reviews of VA contracts, such as proposals for Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) contracts, direct delivery contracts, health care resources contracts, and construction contracts; post-award reviews of VA contracts to determine if pricing is appropriate; claims audits, including equitable adjustment and termination claims; drug pricing reviews; reviews of cost-reimbursable contracts and grants to determine if incurred costs are allowable; and other reviews of contract-related issues.
- Independently gather, analyze, and report on various information and data acquired from VA contractors and contracting activities. As a lead auditor, supervise the gathering, analyzing, and reporting of the data. Work efforts lead to well-supported, sound findings, conclusions, and recommendations that produce contract pricing adjustments, correction of deficiencies in the contracting process, and other actions that promote improvements in VA contracts and cost recoveries for the Government.
- Independently perform duties and functions that are complex and require application of a variety of audit techniques, methodologies, and knowledge. Make decisions and takes other actions that are relied upon by contracting officers making multi-million dollar contract awards. Apply professional accounting and auditing standards, and principles in performing duties. .
- Independently develop project work plans that include scope, methodologies, schedules, work assignments, itineraries, and work-steps. Methodology and practices include extensive use of computer-assisted techniques. As a lead auditor, review work plans prepared by other staff.
The Auditor is located in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Office of Inspector General (OIG), Office of Contract Review. The incumbent is a journeyman level auditor who performs various review and audit functions involving procurement actions, including: (i) pre-award and post-award reviews of Federal Supply Service (FSS) contracts (ii) compliance reviews of drug pricing under Public Law 102-585 (Veterans Health Care Act of 1992); (iii) claims audits; (iv) pre-award reviews of proposals for buying health care resources, (v) pre-award reviews of construction related proposals; and (vi) other reviews and audits of other procurement areas and issues.
25% or less - Travel nationwide under tight deadlines. The incumbent should anticipate frequent walking and standing as a component of this travel.
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