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    THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

    This National Guard position is for a AUDITOR (T5), Position Description Number T5147000 and T5148000 and is part of the AL USPFO, National Guard.

    LOCATION: USPFO, MONTGOMERY, AL
    SELECTING OFFICIAL: MR. B. HALL

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    Responsibilities

    1. Independently performs routine or limited reviews of accounting and operational functions or assists higher-graded auditors with full-scale, more complex studies. Coordinates and performs reviews of accounting and operational functions. Applies a professional knowledge of accounting and auditing theories, principles, practices, automated systems, and related regulatory and statutory requirements to identify deficiencies or problems such as documentary evidence and non-compliance with laws and regulations. Assignments may involve any function but typically involve areas where problems can be anticipated and planned for. Examines a wide variety of systems processes to determine whether performance has been in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, operating procedures, and appropriate regulations. Confers with personnel at appropriate levels; observes operating practices; and accomplishes all tasks deemed essential to performance of related duties. Reviews and analyzes various reports received from internal and external sources. Analyzes and evaluates findings; determines the areas and types of corrective/improvement actions needed; and develops formal reports for submission to the United States Property and Fiscal Officer. Based upon the preceding, provides results along with recommendations to higher graded auditors. (30%)

    2. Provides professional advice and assistance in matters involving regulatory requirements, statutory provisions, procedures, systems, or problems arising from changes in mission, programs, or organizational structure. This includes in-depth research and interpretation of applicable guidelines and regulations, and discussing identified problems with supervisor or higher graded evaluator, with a proposed plan for problem resolution. Provides technical assistance as to the most desirable techniques to be employed when problems/questions can be resolved by generally accepted accounting procedures or precedent cases. Obtains assistance from supervisor or higher graded evaluator when problems encountered warrant their support. (25%)

    3. Confers with representatives of higher headquarters or other agencies to coordinate assignments; furnish requested data or information concerning completed or on-going local reviews/projects; respond to questions; provide on-site assistance; discuss identified but not fully resolved problems; and obtain additional information that will enhance state operations, accomplishment of required/recommended actions, and/or future assignments. Meets with officials of other offices/directorates to discuss and seek resolution of problems identified. (10%)

    4. Arranges or attends in-briefs with management officials. Explains the purpose and procedures for the review and answers questions. Performs survey work to identify potential operating problems. Prepares lead sheets to identify any potential weaknesses in internal controls that need further study. Documents results in accordance with Comptroller General Standards and DoD, Army, Air Force, and Army and Air National Guard policies. Drafts reports which present findings, identifies causative situations and recommends corrective action. Following this report preparation, conducts or participates in discussion of findings with activity level personnel. Incumbent explains findings and answers questions. Makes any necessary adjustments to findings based on this meeting. Performs follow-up on agreed to findings and recommendations. Reports to the United States Property and Fiscal Officer on the status of corrective actions taken by functional activities. (35%)

    Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/542949500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.