Information Technology Auditor (Recent Graduate)

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Location
Denver, Colorado
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Sep 24, 2020
Closes
Oct 24, 2020
Job Type
Permanent
Manages Others?
No

Job details

Salary

$43,251 - $75,408 a year

Job Type

Full-time

Part-time

Benefits

Pulled from the full job description

  • Health, life, dental, vision, and long-term care insurance
  • Retirement program
  • Paid holiday, sick, and vacation time
  • Transit benefit
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Thrift Savings Plan (401k equivalent)
  • Health and wellness programs
  • Employee Assistance Program

Full Job Description

    Duties Summary

    This is a Recent Graduate position in the Pathways Program.

    The program duration is one year and upon successful completion of the program requirements, the incumbent may be converted to a term, career or career conditional position.

    The OIG offers potential for advancement, excellent benefits, and numerous training opportunities. We are located in 13 states throughout the U.S. Please visit our website at http://www.ig.energy.gov/


    Responsibilities

    As an Information Technology (IT) Auditor in the Office of Technology, Financial and Analytics, you will perform a variety of technical accounting assignments as well as perform systematic examinations and appraisals of financial-related records, reports, management controls, and policies and practices which reflect the financial condition of DOE organizations and activities, contractors, and grantees, including state and local governments, laboratories, universities, and private industrial and business operations.

    You will be responsible for preparing audit working papers/reports in TeamMate to document the audit process including audit objectives and related conclusion, deficiencies, and recommendations for corrective action. You will also assist higher level auditors in determining areas of high risk to focus on during the audit, and other related assigned duties.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - This position requires 30% travel.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    0511 Auditing

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  • Requirements

    Requirements Conditions of Employment
    • Meet Recent Graduate Eligibility Requirements (see Qualifications section)
    • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
    • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
    • Successful completion of a background and security investigation required.
    • This is a drug testing designated position.

    You must meet all qualification and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement.

    Appointment to this position may be subject to successful completion of a 1-year probationary period.

    Upon reporting, you will be required to file a financial statement and/or a procurement integrity certification. This certification may be subject to public disclosure.

    This position requires a security clearance and is subject to drug testing. The selectee must test negative prior to being appointed to this position and will be subject to random testing thereafter. Failure to pass subsequent tests could result in disciplinary action, up to and including removal from the Federal service.

    Qualifications

    Recent Graduate Program Eligibility:
    To meet these requirements, you must have obtained a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctoral, or technical/vocational degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution within the previous two years.

    Preference eligible veterans who were precluded from applying due to their military service obligation begin their 2-year eligibility period upon release or discharge from active duty. Eligibility for these veterans cannot exceed 6 years from the date on which the degree (or certification) was completed.

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS - A qualified candidate's online application and resume must demonstrate at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience is experience that has equipped you with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position being filled.

    In addition to the basic eligibility requirements, applicants must have the following specialized experience that has equipped you with the specific knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position in the practical application of professional accounting and auditing principles, procedures, and techniques.

    At the GS-7 applicants must have one (1) year of graduate-level education or superior academic achievement or one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-5 level. Specialized experience includes but is not limited to performing routine technical accounting assignments, and assisting to verify reports against source accounts, reconcile bank and other accounts, verify cash receipts and disbursement vouchers, verifying accuracy of computations, and preparing routine working papers.

    At the GS-9 applicants must have two (2) years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master’s degree or equivalent graduate degree or one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-7 level. Specialized experience includes but is not limited to performing technical accounting assignments, conduct examinations of financial records, verifying reports against source accounts, reconciling bank and other accounts, and assisting in preparation of audit work papers in TeamMate, and determine that approved accounting policies and procedures are followed.

    The successful applicant for this position will possess the following KSAs/competencies: (Applicants need not prepare written responses to these KSAs, unless asked in the online application.)

    • Ability to perform analyses of policies, procedures, and transactions to identify conditions, causes, and logical solutions using computer assisted audit techniques or other automated processes to retrieve and analyze data.
    • Ability to evaluate general and application controls related to information technology equipment, operation, and software application.
    • Ability to apply audit techniques in collecting and analyzing data.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

    For further information on qualification requirements for this position, please visit http://www.opm.gov/qualifications.

    Education

    All applicants must meet one of the following basic eligibility requirements in order to qualify for this position:

    • A degree in 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; OR
    • 4 years of experience in accounting, or an equivalent combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge with a background that also includes one of the following: (1) Twenty-four semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality; or (2) A certificate as a Certified Public Account 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.
    Applicants must submit an unofficial and/or official college transcript or a list of courses, grades earned, completion dates, and quarter and semester hours earned. Education completed in foreign colleges and universities may be used if the institution has been accredited by an organization recognized by the Department of Education.

    FOR FOREIGN EDUCATION PLEASE VISIT:
    https://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

    Providing such evidence when applying is your responsibility.

    Additional information

    Recent graduates may be non-competitively converted to a term or permanent position in the competitive service. To be eligible for conversion, the Recent Graduate must:

    • be a U.S. citizen;
    • have successfully completed all requirements of the Program;
    • have demonstrated successful job performance consistent with the applicable performance appraisal program; and
    • meet the OPM qualification standard for the position to which the Recent Graduate will be converted.
    More than one selection may be made from this vacancy announcement.
    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    The Department of Energy uses an application tracking system to evaluate the responses you provide in the applicant assessment questionnaire to place you into an initial quality category via OPM's Category Rating procedures. Then, the HR Office and/or Subject Matter Expert (SME) will conduct a quality review of your application and supporting documentation to ensure you have been placed into the appropriate quality category.

    Your application is rated based on the extent and quality of your experience, education (when applicable), and training as described in your resume and applicant assessment. Your credentials are measured against the established duties of the position at the grade level(s) being advertised.

    The quality categories are usually defined as "Best Qualified", "Well Qualified", and "Qualified", although they may differ slightly based on individual agency policy.

    If you are a Veteran Preference eligible candidate, you will be listed at the top of whichever quality category your rating places you in. CP/CPS veterans are placed at the top of the highest category for all positions except professional and scientific positions at GS-9 and higher.

    If your resume is incomplete or does not support the responses you provided in your online questionnaire, or if you fail to submit all required documentation before the vacancy closes, you may be rated 'ineligible', 'not qualified', or your score may be adjusted accordingly.
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    Background checks and security clearance Security clearance

    Q Access Authorization

    Drug test required

    Yes

    Position sensitivity and risk

    Critical-Sensitive (CS)/High Risk

    Trust determination process

    Suitability/Fitness, National security

  • Required Documents

    Required Documents

    The following documents are required:

    • Assessment questionnaire (completed online)
    • Resume
    • Transcripts indicating when your degree was received (or listing of course information with the grades earned, completion dates and quarters and semester hours earned)
    • Veterans' preference documentation (if claiming veterans' preference)
    If your application package does not contain all required documents, you may lose consideration for the position.

    Veterans: Veteran eligibility documentation (DD-214 Member #4 Copy, VA Letter, Standard Form (SF) 15 as applicable). Please note: If you are a veteran who has not yet been discharged, you may provide a statement of intent to discharge from your agency to receive Veterans Preference under the VOW (Veterans Opportunity to Work) to Hire Heroes Act of 2011.

    If you are a veteran with preference eligibility and you are claiming 5-point veterans' preference, you must submit member 4 copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility. If you are claiming 10-point veterans' preference, you must submit an SF-15, Application for 10-Point Veterans' Preference plus the proof required by that form.
    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

  • Benefits

    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.

    The Department of Energy offers comprehensive and competitive benefits. You may be eligible for some or all of the following:

    • Health, life, dental, vision, and long-term care insurance
    • Retirement program
    • Paid holiday, sick, and vacation time
    • Flexible work schedules and telework
    • Training and education opportunities
    • Transit benefit
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • Thrift Savings Plan (401k equivalent)
    • Health and wellness programs
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Worklife4You Resource

    For more information on these benefits, see the USAJOBS Resource Center at https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Main_Page

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.


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  • Recent graduates

    Individuals who have graduated from an accredited educational institute or certificate program within the last 2 years or 6 years for Veterans.

Clarification from the agency

Recent College Graduates - Applicants who can be appointed to a job within 2 years of receiving their college degree or certificate. Veterans, precluded from applying due to military service must be appointed within 6 years of receiving their degree or certificate.