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    Summary

    This position is located in the Environmental Protection Agency; Office of the Inspector General; Office of Audit and Evaluation, Financial Directorate in Washington, DC. For more information on this office, visit their website: https://www.epa.gov/office-inspector-general/about-epas-office-inspector-general

    If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement.

    One or more positions may be filled using this vacancy.



       

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    Responsibilities

    As the Supervisory Auditor (Associate Director) for the Office of Audit and Evaluation, Financial Directorate you will:

    • Lead, participate, and implement the organizational vision of OIG. The incumbent works with the Assistant Inspector General for Audit in developing the OIG Strategic, Multi-year, and Annual Plans and ensures linkage of these documents. Prioritizes work within assigned area. Applies innovative audit/evaluation techniques to improve OIG efficiency and effectiveness.

    • Conduct complex audit/evaluations within assigned area, the incumbent approves assignment plans containing objectives, milestones and staff day budgets; oversees implementation; and coordinates multiple audits, evaluations, data analyses, and special projects associated with the overall plan.  Monitors implementation and directs adjustments as necessary. Working with audit/evaluation teams issues clear, concise reports describing conclusions reached and corrective actions warranted. Identifies opportunities to synthesize findings from multiple audits/evaluations and is responsible for the timeliness tone, and quality of resultant reports within area of expertise. Follows up to determine if corrective actions were taken and to assess the impact of OIG work. Manages customer relations within area of expertise.

    • On behalf of OIG, comment on draft legislation, Government-wide regulations, and EPA regulations affecting area of expertise. Drafts OIG policies and procedures relating to area of expertise that comply with professional auditing standards.

    • Exercise personal leadership by setting the workforce’s expectations and goals according to the OIG mission. The incumbent inspires others toward meeting the organizational goals and planned accomplishments through creative thinking. Strives to address developmental needs of staff while meeting organizational goals.

    • Be responsible for issuing reports of major audits/evaluations with complex and often sensitive findings in straightforward terms for all audiences. The incumbent produces well-written reports and well-focused briefings that meet customer information needs.
    • Exercise continuing responsibility to effectively support the Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Plan. The incumbent resolves conflicts in a positive and constructive manner and promotes the understanding of diversity in the workforce.

    • Lead teams conducting separate EPA financial statement audits required by statute as well as auditing major components or cycles of EPA' s financial management processes to assess compliance with sound financial management principles; the effectiveness of regulatory, management, and operating controls; and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

    • Lead teams conducting financial audits of assistance agreement recipients. The financial audits are directed primarily at determining the acceptability of the grantee' s accounting and internal control systems, the allowability of costs claimed or reported, and the extent of compliance with applicable statutes and regulations. The Associate Director also oversees OIG teams conducting audits of the financial statements of states for the Clean Water and/or Drinking Water Revolving Funds received from EPA. 
    • Monitor the work of the OIG team processing Single Audit reports. This team is responsible for (1) ensuring Single Audit reports involving EPA conform to applicable policies and procedures, including those of the Office of Management and Budget and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, (2) the nationwide processing of Single Audit reports involving EPA funds, (3) working with Agency management officials to resolve issues arising from Single Audit reports, and (4) conducting reviews of the work performed by Independent Public Accountants and state auditors under the Single Audit Act for compliance with professional standards.

    • Lead teams conducting financial audits at contractors for which EPA OIG has audit cognizance.  Such audits involve assessing the acceptability of claimed direct and indirect costs, the adequacy of the contractor's accounting system, the contractor's compliance with Cost Accounting Standards, and the effectiveness of the contractor's internal control systems as they relate to Federal contracts.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 5% or 10%

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    15

  • Job family (Series)

    0511 Auditing

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/567541100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.