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Auditor – Washington, District of Columbia
U.S. Agency for International Development, Other Agencies and Independent Organizations
Job ID: 481899Start Date: 07/20/2021End Date: 07/28/2021
Auditing Series, 0511 – Individual Occupational Requirements
Basic Requirements: A. Degree: accounting; or a degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting. The 24 hours may include up to 6 hours of credit in business law. (The term “accounting” means “accounting and/or auditing” in this standard. Similarly, “accountant” should be interpreted, generally, as “accountant and/or auditor.”)
B. Combination of education and experience: at least 4 years of experience in accounting, or an equivalent combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge. The applicant’s background must also include one of the following:
1.Twenty-four semester 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 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, the applicant’s education, training, and experience fully meet the specified requirements.
In addition to the mandatory education requirements specified in this announcement, applicants must have specialized experience and/or directly related education in the amounts shown below:
Specialized experience required for GS-12:For the GS-12, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:Specialized experience is defined as:(1) Performing audit steps and tasks of limited difficulty and complexity such as conductingfinancial statement audits, risk assessments, attestation reviews, agreed upon procedures; and (2)preparing draft audit reports using a practical application of auditing standards, procedures, and technology.
Specialized experience required for GS-13:For the GS-13, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes:(1) Performing audit steps and tasks ofmoderate complexity such asconducting and/or overseeing financial statement audits, risk assessments, attestation reviews, agreed upon procedures, (2)preparing draft audit reports using a practical application of auditing standards, procedures, and technology and (3) reportingaudit findings that are supported by fact based evidence and making recommendations for corrective actions.
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
You must submitcopy of transcript or list of courses with credit hours, major(s), and grade point average or class ranking. You can receive credit for education received outside the United States if you provide evidence that it is comparable to an accredited educational institution in the United States when you apply.FOREIGN DEGREE EQUIVALENCY EVALUATIONS: If you are applying and using education completed in foreign colleges or universities, you must show that the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program. For more information on determining foreign degree equivalency, click on the following link: http://www.naces.org/aboutnaces.htm
We use a multi-step process to evaluate and refer applicants: Qualified applicants receive a score of 70 to 100. You will be rated on your qualifications for this position as evidenced by the education, experience, and training you report on relative to this positions that show the degree to which you possess the competencies listed on this vacancy announcement. Paid or unpaid experience will be considered. USAID must be able to conduct reference checks as part of its assessment process. Applicants who do not permit reference checks from previous employers may be disqualified.
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. If you meet the qualifications requirements, you will be placed in one of the following quality categories.GOLD (Best Qualified): This highest category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that substantially exceeds the minimum qualifications of the position, including any selective placement factors and/or appropriate quality ranking factor(s), as determined by the job analysis.SILVER (Highly Qualified): This higher category will be used for those candidates who possess the type and quality of experience that exceed the minimum qualifications of the position, including any selective placement factors and/or appropriate quality ranking factor(s) as determined by the job analysis.BRONZE (Qualified): This lowest category will be used for those candidates that meet the minimum qualifications of the position, including all selective placement factors and appropriate quality ranking factor(s) and are proficient in some, but not all, of the requirements of the position.Candidates may require extensive training and/or orientation in order to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position. The category assignment is a measure of the degree in which your background matches the required competencies listed below for this position. Candidates in the highest category will be referred to the hiring agency.
This position requires the following core competencies: Auditing
Problem Solving Note: Your answers to the assessment questions, which attest to your work experience, must be supported in your resume.
Selections are made from the highest quality category on the basis of merit without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, physical disability, age, or political affiliation.
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