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    Summary

    The Office of Inspector  General (OIG), works within the U. S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to prevent or stop waste, fraud and abuse in departmental programs.  The OIG also consults with the Congress about programs in progress and proposed new laws and regulations.  The OIG carries out its mission by issuing audit reports, evaluations, and management advisories with findings and recommendations to improve program delivery and performance.

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    Responsibilities

    This position is located in the Office of Inspector General, Principal Assistant Inspector General for Auditing and Evaluation, Assistant Inspector General for Financial Audits.

    As a Supervisory Auditor (Program Director) you will:

    • Direct the performance of audits and lead audit teams in the objective and systemic examination of records, management reports, management controls, policies and practices affecting or reflecting the operating results of highway and transit programs, done in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards.
    • Direct teams in identifying appropriate sources for gathering data.
    • Direct teams in determining the effectiveness of organizations, programs and activities, and examining whether an entity is complying with all applicable laws and regulations.
    • Modify objectives, work plans, guidelines, scope, methods, staff requirements, and time schedules to meet project needs and ensure milestones are met.
    • Direct the teams in developing annual and long-range audit plans, provide technical advice and guidance to subordinate staff for audit activities and coordination functions, and maintain close liaisons with Department program and management officials in the areas of assigned responsibility. 
    • Provide training and direct the team members to conduct the survey; prepare the audit (evaluation and review) program; provide technical guidance to lower level staff assigned to the audit; and to conduct entrance and exit conferences with the auditee. 
    • Lead the exit conference with DOT officials of the activity under review to present findings and recommendations as appropriate.
    • Provide training and direct the team to prepare and/or review working papers and write debriefs and draft reports.
    • Monitor and manage team member performance.
    • Ensure that all steps of the audit are appropriately documented in working papers using Team Mate and ensure that all assigned work has been posted and updated by team members within assigned milestones.
    • Manage report preparation and ensure effectiveness of presentation, adequacy of supporting data, and conformance with policies and standards.
    • May be required to lead the preparation of Congressional testimony, including supervising (1) the preparation of the written and oral statements, (2) the research and assembly of supporting documentation, and (3) quality of the product all within established time frames.
    • Prepare periodic progress reports for OIG senior management and keep management informed of all issues related to their assigned projects or areas of expertise in a timely manner.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be required occasionally.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    15 - Position at full performance.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/616581600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.