AUDITOR Job in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Department of Defense



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AUDITOR – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Defense Contract Audit Agency, Department of Defense
Job ID: 555455
Start Date: 01/03/2022
End Date: 01/19/2022

Qualification Summary
All qualification and time-in-grade (if applicable) requirements must be met within 30 days of the closing date of this announcement. You must meet the minimum qualification requirements as stated in the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Operating Manual, Qualification Standards for General Schedule Positions, Basic Requirements:
Degree: accounting or a related field (such as business administration, finance, or public administration) that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours (or 36 quarter hours) in accounting (may include up to 6 hours of business law).
Combination of education and experience: 4 years of accounting experience or a combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge AND 24 semester hours (or 36 quarter hours) in accounting/auditing courses or a certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor. Specialized Experience: In addition to meeting the basic requirements, you must have one year of specialized experience at the GS-11 or equivalent level. Specialized experience must be documented in your resume. Specialized experience is defined as independently performing a variety of audit assignments such as developing audit risk assessment; evaluating and modifying standard audit programs/plans to align with the risk assessment; meeting with auditee to explain audit purpose and obtain necessary information; testing and examining accounting systems and records, cost representations, internal controls, management policies and practices, to assure compliance with accounting and auditing principles, standards and regulations; making initial audit determinations; preparing audit working papers and substantiating documents; drafting reports of audit findings, conclusions and recommendations. Volunteer Experience: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills, and can provide valuable training and experience that translates to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. TOUR OF DUTY: The initial tour of duty is 12 months with possible extensions of up to a maximum tour of five years. Selected candidate must agree to complete their full 12 month tour, and will be required to sign a transportation agreement and minimum service agreement prior to assignment overseas and upon return to their CONUS position. Reemployment rights are granted for return to CONUS position in accordance with Section 2-4, Chapter 38, DCAAM 1400.1. PAY: Locality Pay does not apply to the Saudi Arabia Suboffice (U.S. locality pay will be discontinued upon assignment to the Saudi Arabia Suboffice). Currently, employees assigned to the Saudi Arabia Suboffice receive Post (Hardship) Differential and Post (Cost of Living) Allowance. Cost of Living Allowance is nontaxable. These allowances are computed based on Department of State guidelines and are subject to change. Post Differential is currently 25% of basic pay up to 80 hours per pay period. The current Cost of Living Allowance is at a 25% index which is applied to the expendable income determined based on gross base salary. The Saudi workweek is Sunday through Thursday. A Sunday premium of 25% of the hourly rate is authorized (NTE 16 hours per pay period). Separate Maintenance Allowance (SMA) is authorized for employees who maintain a separate household for their dependent family in the U.S. SMA is paid based on the number of dependents. Note: Post Allowance is suspended any time you are in the U.S. or when absent from Saudi Arabia in excess of 30 days (suspended on the 31st day). Post Differential is suspended anytime you are in the U.S., or on the 42nd day you are absent from Saudi Arabia. SMA is not impacted by TDY or RAT travel. HOUSING: Free housing and utilities are provided. Housing includes a private villa with sleeping area, living area, kitchen, and 1.5 baths. Villas are fully furnished and equipped with washer/dryer unit, a complete kitchen, TV, and air conditioning. Wireless internet is provided, in addition to an international cable system with hundreds of channels and movies from around the world. Locally, there is one English-speaking radio station, with rebroadcast towers throughout the kingdom. While you are assigned overseas, you are authorized to contract with a property management company in order to maintain and watch over your stateside residence. MAIL SERVICES: You are provided a mailing address similar to a U.S. post office box number. The mail system is the U.S. Post Office; therefore, mailing/shipping rates are the same as residing in the states. Further, for items not available for purchase within Saudi Arabia (e.g. brand preference and/or clothing), you may order items from retail stores in the U.S. and have the items shipped to you. However, any items shipped must comply with Saudi Arabian customs requirements (i.e., items considered illegal in Saudi will be confiscated in customs (e.g., alcohol and pork, or products containing alcohol and pork, are forbidden in Saudi Arabia and cannot be shipped into the country). RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES: A workout facility, swimming pools, tennis, racquetball and basketball courts, bowling alley and simulated golf driving range, and other outdoor recreational (e.g. scuba diving) activities are available. Riyadh has several local restaurants serving Asian, French, and Arabic delicacies. There are also two horseback riding academies and several golf courses. Employees can picnic in Dereyah, the birthplace of King Saudi. Visiting areas where geological fossils and petrified woods abound is also a favorite pastime. SHOPPING: For the exotic shopper, Riyadh offers bazaars where there are shops (souqs) that have Kuwaiti chests, jewelry, copper jewelry, copper kettles, fabrics of satins, brocades from India and Syria, cottons and synthetics from Japan and the United States, and silks from Italy and France. Bargaining is an accepted and expected procedure; however, the same items may be found in more modern shops where fixed prices usually prevail. Saudi Arabia also has an array of malls compatible to that of the U.S.; however, changing rooms are not located in the stores. TRANSPORTATION: A late model motor vehicle is provided for domicile to duty station use. Personal use of vehicle is authorized subject to conditions as published by CENTCOM. Gasoline and vehicle maintenance are provided. Shipment of POV is not authorized. MEDICAL AND DENTAL CARE: A small medical clinic at Al Nakhla provides free basic medical care and a limited supply of emergency prescription medicine for those who run out of prescription medicines due to mail deliveries. Mail order prescription plans are highly recommended for those requiring regular prescription medications. Full medical care is available on the economy, including emergency services. Most physicians are Western trained. Dental services are not available at the clinic; however, they are available on the economy on a fee-for-service basis (reimbursement may be sought through your medical/dental insurance plan).

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