Army National Guard Units Auditor (TEMP) (Title 5) in Draper, Utah
Summary This National Guard position is for a Auditor (TEMP) (Title 5), the Position Description Number is T5147P01 and is part of the USPFO located in Draper UT with the Utah National Guard. The selecting supervisor for this vacancy is LTC David Cammack. This vacancy is opened to the public. Temporary appointments may be terminated or extended in accordance with regulatory guidance and at management's discretion. Responsibilities MAJOR DUTIES: This is not an all-inclusive list: Utilizing professional accounting and auditing knowledge, provides recommendations in the solution of accounting and operational problems and implementation of new or changed regulations, procedures and analyses of automated systems. Performs complex professional accounting and review activities involving in the analysis of accounting records. Conducts in-depth research and analysis in the coordination and resolution of problems. Develops position papers and fact sheets that interpret and explain reports and accounting data. Determines the scope of studies based upon review of material received, familiarity with operations and relationship of financial management and its automated systems. Reviews automated accounting and financial systems and identifies the need for changes to enhance system capability to track and report financial reports and operational data used by local management. Performs a variety of internal review assignments of medium complexity that require ingenuity in applying conventional and advanced techniques in gathering and evaluating pertinent data. Utilizes professional accounting and audit skills to maintain oversight for implementing appropriate laws, directives, and regulations of internal control programs and procedures. Studies a variety of background material to gain program information and discover leads. Conducts in-briefs with management officials. Applies Comptroller General Standards and a wide range of evaluation techniques (e.g., interviews, computer assisted techniques, statistical analysis and questionnaires) in gathering, documenting, and summarizing data. In direct coordination with responsible management officials, evaluates the validity of findings and recommendations identified by external audit agencies. As the command representative, evaluates the management response to audit findings/results. Prepares the overall command response to all external audit agency reports based upon input from proponent activities. Performs other duties as assigned. Requirements Conditions of Employment Must obtain the appropriate security clearance within one year of appointment. Must be a US Citizen. Participation in direct deposit is mandatory. May be required to successfully complete a probationary period. Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation. Must have and maintain an appropriate security clearance. This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program. THIS IS A FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT LEVEL 2 Certified position designated as such in accordance with the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2012,Public Law 112-81, Subtitle F-Financial Management, section 1051, amending 10 United States Code, section 1599d. Incumbent of this position is required to comply with all Department of Defense and Department of the Army requirements of this certification program. This certification requirement is a condition of employment for this position. Failure to obtain this certification within the required time may subject the incumbent to adverse action. Irregular and overtime hours may be required to support operational requirements or contingencies. This position is designated as Essential Personnel and may be subject to duty in preparation for, or in response to, a state emergency or disaster declaration. This designation will not exceed 14 calendar days per year unless otherwise approved in advance by the TAG. Position may be telework eligible after completion of probationary period. This position is not eligible to be in the union. Potential for incentive pay Qualifications Your resume must reflect in detail how the duties and responsibilities under each position you have held with each employer meets the below listed general and specialized experience required for the position. *Must include beginning and ending dates of employment stated as MM/YYYY; and total hours worked per week in order to determine part time vs. full time credit. BASIC QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:Do meet the following basic qualifciations needed for the GS-0511 series? Skilled in collecting and analyzing data effectively, efficiently, and accurately; Ability to clearly enunciate English without impediment of speech that would interfere or prohibit effective communication; Ability to write English in reports and presentation formats; Ability to comprehend and/or apply problem-solving and negotiating techniques; Skilled in working with multiple software computer programs; Skilled in presenting formal training presentations and briefings; and, Skilled in applying procedures and directives by reading and interpreting program material. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Have at least 1 year as a GS-0511-09? must submit SF50 to verify claim OR have 24 months of auditing experiences and competencies that provided knowledge of auditing principles and procedures: Candidate must have an excellent understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the National Guard audit business program requirements. Must have demonstrated competencies to conduct audits in accordance with directives and policies; study and evaluate internal controls to determine the level of system reliability; and determine audit procedures needed to attain audit objectives in view of system reliability. Must have experiences that concerned obtaining sufficient reliable evidence through inspection, observation, inquiries, and confirmation to provide a reasonable basis for an opinion in regard to the activity under examination. Have auditor experiences, to include examinations and tests that used statistical and/or judgmental sampling of financial records and management controls to determine the degree of efficiency, economy, and effectiveness in which the audited activities discharged their financial responsibilities, or to determine that the financial records were maintained in accordance with applicable regulations. Ability to follow directions, to read, retain, and understand a variety of instructions, regulations, policies and procedures. Education All applicants for this position must possess the following basic requirements: *You must provide transcripts to support your Educational claims * 1. 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 six hours of credit in business law. NOTE: The term "accounting" means "accounting or auditing" in this Series. Similarly, "accountant" is interpreted as "accountant or auditor." OR 2. Combination of Education and Experience: At least four years of experience in accounting, or an equivalent combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge. 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 six hours of business law; 2. A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; 3. Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in accounting or auditing. For example, completed 15 semester hours, however, the school course work does not fully satisfy the 24-semester-hour degree requirement as defined above in Paragraph One, provided that: (a) The applicant successfully worked at the full-performance level in accounting, auditing, or a related field for example, valuation engineering or financial institution examining; (b) A panel of at least two higher level professional accountants or auditors determined that the applicant demonstrated a good knowledge of accounting and of related and underlying fields that equals in breadth, depth, currency, and advancement levels that are normally associated with successful completion of the four-year course of study described above in Paragraph One; 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. FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, 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; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html Additional Information If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx). 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