The incumbent provides quality control, oversight and review of the activities in Finance, Acquisition, Logistics and Capital Asset Management across VlSN6 to determine compliance with appropriate VA program requirements.Learn more about this agency
Most duties and responsibilities of the incumbent are associated with the financial, logistics and capital asset management functions of the VISN. Incumbent may also be assigned to review and evaluate other areas evolving around business process improvement. The incumbent provides advice and performs assistance work for the VISN on high profile, high impact financial and business process activities. The duties may include ad-hoc facility level data validation for Network level reporting purposes. The incumbent maintains a current knowledge of policy and procedures relating to financial logistics, and capital asset management. The individual also maintains technical expertise of computer assisted auditing tools and techniques as well as web-based activities. The incumbent conducts performance audits to determine the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness of program operations and to determine whether the entity has complied with laws and regulations applicable to the program. The incumbent conducts special audits, surveys, reviews, evaluations, studies and reports as requested by the VISN Deputy Network Director, VISN Chief Financial Officer, or the VA Medical Center(s) within VISN 6. These audits/reviews may include, but are not limited to: Major and Minor Construction Review; Non-Recurring Maintenance Review; Review of Land Use Agreements; Equipment Accountability Review; Review of the Transit Benefit Program; Review of the Travel Card Program; State Veterans Home Per Diem Program Audits; Compliance Audits; Unannounced Agent Cashier Audits; a Review of the Purchase Card Program; and a Review of the Fleet Card Program.
The incumbent performs Quality Assurance Oversight Reviews designed to address systematic operational material weaknesses outlined in the Network Director's Performance Contract. The incumbent reviews current local policies at the VA Medical Center(s) within VISN 6 to ensure compliance with current VA/VHA regulations, policies and handbooks. In response to identified areas of Financial Process weakness, the incumbent will plan and conduct comprehensive audits at each VAMC across VISN 6. The incumbent will design financial assessment plans covering areas of significant findings of management interest. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that performance reviews are completed and for ensuring that the information provided is accurate. The incumbent determines/recommends areas in need of improvement and provides the appropriate tools/advice for improvement. This includes providing recommendations to strengthen controls, improve productivity, cost-effectiveness and quality of work processes. The incumbent prepares audit reports and makes recommendations regarding any deficiencies/weaknesses identified. The incumbent also conducts follow-up reviews as needed to assess the level of improvement and verify the completion of corrective action plans. The incumbent ensures deficiencies are relayed to the appropriate program officials in a timely manner for resolution. The incumbent identifies indicators, progress measures, objectives, and emphasis areas for the attention of operating managers and staff.
The incumbent serves as the liaison to external auditors for VA Medical Centers within VISN 6. The incumbent ensures that a range of reviews associated with the financial, logistics and capital asset management operational functions are performed in compliance with internal audit programs. The incumbent performs reviews by examining accounts and financial records for the purpose of certifying or attesting that the financial statements fairly represent the financial position of the VISN as of a predetermined date. The incumbent is considered an expert in the financial internal control area and will be available to lead or participate in process improvement teams to review processes and procedures based on audit findings within the Network or elsewhere within the Department. The incumbent actively participates as a financial quality assurance advisor to the Network senior management staff. The incumbent interacts with staff at all levels at the medical centers in VISN 6. The incumbent provides support for outcomes, assessments, and cost-benefit analyses.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Work Schedule: Full Time
Telework: Ad Hoc
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Position Description/PD#: Auditor/PD900780
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Required
25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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