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Financial Auditor

Company: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
Location: Springfield
Posted on: February 16, 2020

Job Description:

SummaryJOB DESCRIPTION: Financial Auditors conduct independent assessments of Agency financial policy, programs, and operations, in accordance with NGA Office of Inspector General (OIG) guidance, Government Auditing Standards, and other applicable requirements. They may oversee contractors performing NGA's financial statement audits. They gather and analyze information to determine whether potential findings exist and idResponsibilitiesADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The NGA OIG Audit Division conducts independent, objective audits and other reviews of NGA programs and operations and makes recommendations to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of NGA policies, programs, and operations. The OIG Audit Division seeks a Financial Auditor to research, plan, and conduct financial and performance audits and reviews. This individual will have an opportunity to participate in all aspects of the audit cycle from development of an annual audit plan through follow-up on recommendations. This individual must have a strong ethical commitment to ensure the integrity, efficiency, and effectiveness of NGA programs; knowledge of Government Auditing Standards including knowledge and experience with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Codification of Statements on Auditing Standards. This individual must be self-motivated and able to work independently as well as in a team environment. This individual must also have strong oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work on multiple tasks with short deadlines while prioritizing as necessary to meet critical needs. This position is non-supervisory. NGA Employees: Thank you for your interest in the OIG. In order to maintain its objectivity and independence, the OIG fills vacancies through AON and internal promotions and assignments.NGA employees are eligible to apply for OIG vacancies that are advertised via AON. NGA employees can apply through the Intelligencecareers.gov/NGA. If selected through the AON process, an NGA employee joining the OIG becomes part of the Inspector General Career Service. Additional Application Requirement: You may be asked to complete one or more assessments in addition to the application you submit on this website as part of your application to NGA. These assessments may include but are not limited to: 1) Online questionnaires or assessments that require you to describe your job-related knowledge, skills, abilities, or other characteristics that are aligned with the mandatory and desirable qualifications of this job posting. The information you provide in the application you submit must support the response you provide to this questionnaire. You will receive an email to describe any additional assessments required. Please monitor your emails and complete any required assessments as soon as possible.RequirementsConditions of EmploymentUS Citizenship is required.Designated or Random Drug Testing required.Security InvestigationSPECIAL INFO:As a condition of employment at NGA, persons being considered for employment must meet NGA fitness for employment standards. - U.S. Citizenship Required

  • Security Clearance (Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information)
  • Polygraph Test Required
  • Position Subject to Drug Testing
  • Two Year Probationary Period
  • Direct Deposit RequiredSPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:You must be able to obtain and retain a Top Secret security clearance with access to Sensitive Compartmented Information. In addition, you are subject to a Counterintelligence Polygraph examination in order to maintain access to Top Secret information. All employees are subject to a periodic examination on a random basis in order to determine continued eligibility. Refusal to take the examination may result in denial of access to Top Secret information, SAP, and/or unescorted access to SCIFs. Employees with SCI access and who are under NGA cognizance are required to submit a Security Financial Disclosure Report, SF-714, on an annual basis in order to determine continued eligibility. Failure to comply may negatively impact continued access to Top Secret information, Information Systems, SAP, and/or unescorted access to SCIFs.NGA utilizes all processes and procedures of the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS). Non-executive NGA employees are assigned to five distinct pay bands based on the type and scope of work performed. The employee's base salary is established within their assigned pay band based on their unique qualifications. A performance pay process is conducted each year to determine a potential base pay salary increase and/or bonus. An employee's annual performance evaluation is a key factor in the performance pay process. Employees on term or temporary appointments are not eligible to apply for internal assignment opportunity notices. This position is a DCIPS position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to preference eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are an external applicant claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you must self-identify your eligibility in our ERecruit application.QualificationsMANDATORY QUALIFICATION CRITERIA: For this particular job, applicants must meet all competencies reflected under the Mandatory Qualification Criteria to include education (if required). Online resumes must demonstrate qualification by providing specific examples and associated results, in response to the announcement's mandatory criteria specified in this vacancy announcement: 1. Demonstrated experience in conducting financial related audits in accordance with Government Auditing Standards.
  • Ability to produce verbal and written communication as it pertains to audit findings/reporting and recommendations to management.
  • Ability of being objective when handling various situations that pertain to the auditing process, and being able to sustain from biases in efforts to render the most efficient long-term solution. EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: A. Education: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting or a related field such as Business Administration, Finance, Information Technology, or Public Administration that included or was supplemented by 24 semester (36 quarter) hours of coursework in Accounting or Auditing. The 24 hours may include up to 6 hours of credit in business law. -OR- B. Combination of Education and Experience: At least 4 years of experience in Accounting or Auditing, or an equivalent combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge. As a rule, every 30 semester (45 quarter) hours of coursework is equivalent to one year of experience. The applicant's background must also include one of the following: 1. A minimum of 24 semester (36 quarter) hours in Accounting or Auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to 6 hours of business law; 2. A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; or 3. Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in Accounting or Auditing, e.g., 15 semester (22 quarter) hours, but that does not fully satisfy the 24-semester-hour requirement of paragraph A, provided that (a) the applicant has successfully worked at the full-performance level in accounting, auditing, or a related field, e.g., valuation engineering or financial institution examining; (b) a panel of at least two higher level professional accountants or auditors has determined that the applicant has demonstrated a good knowledge of accounting and of related and underlying fields that equals in breadth, depth, currency, and level of advancement that which is normally associated with successful completion of the 4-year course of study described in paragraph A; and (c) except for literal nonconformance to the requirement of 24 semester hours in Accounting or Auditing, the applicant's education, training, and experience fully meet the specified requirements.DESIRABLE QUALIFICATION CRITERIA: In addition to the mandatory qualifications, experience in the following is desired: 1. Maintain Certified Public Accountant or Certified Internal Auditor certifications.
  • Knowledge of Federal financial accounting standards and guidance.
  • Experience conducting performance audits of Federal government programs.EducationAdditional Information

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