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Auditor (Performance)

  • ... Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 126198 per year
  • Posted on: Feb 05, 2024       Expires on: Mar 21, 2024

Auditor (Performance)   

JOB TITLE:

Auditor (Performance)

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Chicago Illinois United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Duties

These positions will be filled within the Central Region of TIGTA, which includes the following duty locations: Austin, TX; Cincinnati, OH; Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX; Kansas City, MO; Memphis, TN.
Applicants are limited to 3 duty locations.


The following are the duties of this position at the GS-12.
If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.


  • Conduct complex managerial and financial audits and special assignments to assess program efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance with program laws, regulations and other provisions.
  • Conduct valid and reliable research when analyzing internal and external information to assess risk factors and identifies high-risk areas.
  • Document in audit workpapers the results of audit review, using correct formats, including source, purpose, conclusion, and results.
  • Identify and apply complex specialized audit techniques to achieve audit objectives and identifies and uses the most appropriate statistical sampling methods to achieve objectives.
  • Conduct effective meetings and conferences with auditees identifying innovative methods of presentation for the audience, e.
    g.
    multi-media.
    or other forms of technology.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

This opportunity is also open to status candidates under Announcement 24-TIGTA-69.
Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.


The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service.
One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.
To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your résumé.

Key Requirements:
  • Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying.
  • Must be U.
    S.
    Citizen or U.
    S.
    National

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS:

If you believe you have a disability (i.
e.
, physical or mental), covered by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended and Americans with Disabilities Act 1990 as amended, that would interfere with completing the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, you will be granted the opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation in your online application.
Requests for Reasonable Accommodations for the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments and appropriate supporting documentation for Reasonable Accommodation must be received prior to starting the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments.
Decisions on requests for Reasonable Accommodations are made on a case-by-case basis.
If you meet the minimum qualifications of the position, after notification of the adjudication of your request, you will receive an email invitation to complete the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments.
You must complete all assessments within 48 hours of receiving the URL to access the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, if you received the link after the close of the announcement.
To determine if you need a Reasonable Accommodation, please review the Procedures for Requesting a Reasonable Accommodation for Online Assessments here: https://help.
usastaffing.
gov/Apply/index.
php?title=Reasonable_Accommodations_for_USA_Hire

Qualifications

You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.


Specialized Experience: 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:

Experience with tax administration processes to document results of analysis and recommend improvements in tax administration processes, OR
Experience collecting, analyzing, and summarizing sufficient evidence to identify weaknesses in controls over operations; AND
Developing recommendations to improve weaknesses in controls or improve efficiencies over operations.


Specialized Experience: For the GS-11, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-9 grade level in the Federal service.
Specialized Experience for this position includes:

Experience with tax administration processes to develop segments of draft reports, memoranda or other written communications, OR
Experience conducting segments of audits including conducting interviews, analyzing and summarizing audit evidence to support conclusions, and documenting results of audit work; AND
Experience in developing audit objectives and supporting tests and documenting this strategy in the audit plan.

OR
3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.
D.
degree or Ph.
D.
or equivalent doctoral.
(Attach a copy of transcript or list of college courses designating semester or quarter hours earned to ensure proper credit.
)

OR
You may qualify by a combination of experience and education.
Only graduate level education in excess of the first two years 36 semester hours (54 quarter hours) may be combined to be considered for qualifying education.

Education

Education Requirements:

Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in auditing or a related field such as business administration, finance, public administration or accounting.


OR
Combination of education and experience: at least 4 years of experience in Performance Auditing, or an equivalent combination of performance auditing experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional auditing knowledge.
The applicant's background must also include one of the following:


A certificate as a Certified Internal Auditor or a Certified Public Accountant, obtained through written examination; or
Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in auditing or accounting, e.
g.
, 15 semester hours.


The education generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.
S.
Department of Education.
If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency.
Refer to the OPM instructions.

Additional information

OTHER INFORMATION:

  • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
  • This is a non-bargaining unit position.
  • We offer opportunities for telework.
  • We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT (CONTINUED):
  • A one year probationary period may be required.
  • Must successfully complete a background investigation.
  • Public Trust - Background Investigation will be required.
  • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
  • You will be required to regularly report to the Duty Station listed above.
    While teleworking is an option, approval is at management's discretion based on duties, business needs, performance, etc.
  • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
  • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
  • Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9.
    Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.
    S.
  • Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
  • The employment of any candidate, including a current employee or a new hire, selected for this position is conditioned upon review/check of the candidate's tax compliance.
    Further, all TIGTA employees are subject to an employee tax compliance program to ensure that employees fulfill their personal tax responsibilities.
  • This position requires that the successful candidate undergo personnel vetting, which includes a background investigation and enrollment upon onboarding into "Continuous Vetting.
    " Enrollment in Continuous Vetting will result in automated record checks being conducted throughout one's employment with Treasury.
    The successful candidate will also be enrolled into FBI's Rap Back service, which will allow Treasury to receive notification from the FBI of criminal matters (e.
    g.
    , arrests, charges, convictions) involving enrolled individuals in near real-time.
    For more information about individual rights, Noncriminal Justice Applicant's Privacy Rights - FBI, FD-258 Privacy Act Statement - FBI, and SEAD-3-Reporting-U.
    pdf (dni.
    gov).

Our comprehensive benefits are very generous.
Our benefits package includes:

  • Challenging work, opportunities for advancement, competitive salaries, bonuses and incentive awards.
  • Eleven paid holidays, 13 days of sick leave, and 13 to 26 days of vacation time each year.
  • Access to insurance programs that may be continued after you retire.
  • A wide choice of health insurance plans, coverage for pre-existing conditions, and no waiting periods.
    We pay a substantial amount (up to 75%) of the health insurance premiums.
  • A retirement program which includes employer-matching contributions.
  • Learn more about Federal benefits programs at: https://help.
    usajobs.
    gov/index.
    php/Pay_and_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.
    Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

    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.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

You will be evaluated based on how well you meet the qualifications listed in this vacancy announcement.
Your qualifications will be evaluated based on your application materials (e.
g.
, résumé, supporting documents), the responses you provide on the application questionnaire, and the result of the online assessments required for this position.
Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your résumé may result in a "not qualified" determination.


In order to be considered for this position, you must complete all required steps in the process.
In addition to the application and application questionnaire, this position requires an online assessment.
The online assessment measures critical general competencies required to perform the job.


The assessment includes a cut score based on the minimum level of required proficiency in these critical general competencies.
You must meet or exceed the cut score to be considered.
You will not be considered for the position if you score below the cut score or fail to complete the assessment.


Overstating your qualifications and/or experience in your application materials or application questionnaire may result in your removal from consideration.
Cheating on the online assessment may also result in your removal from consideration.

Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas:
  • Accountability
  • Analytical
  • Arithmetic/Mathematical Reasoning
  • Attention to Detail
  • Communication
  • Decision Making
  • Flexibility
  • Integrity/Honesty
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Learning
  • Reasoning
  • Self-Management
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Teamwork
  • Technical

Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates.
If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three quality level categories, A (highest quality category), B (middle quality category), or C (minimally qualified category), depending on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, and training related to this position.
Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed.
Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference-eligibles in that category.


Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration.


If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)) you must be assigned the middle category or better to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority.

  • 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.
    Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

    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.

  • Required Documents

    As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits.
    Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee.
    You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies.

    A complete application includes 1.
    A résumé, 2.
    Vacancy question responses, and 3.
    Submission of any required documents 4.
    Completion of your USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, if applicable.
    .
    Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).
    Please ensure all required documents, including any required work samples, narratives, or other materials as stated in this announcement, are attached to your application package.


    It is anticipated that there will be significant interest in the announcement.
    As a result, the announcement will close at 11:59 p.
    m.
    ET on the date of receipt of the 150th application or at 11:59 p.
    m.
    ET on 2/20/2024; whichever occurs first.
    Any required documents should be submitted at the time that you apply as documents will not be accepted after the vacancy closes.


    All applicants are required to submit a résumé either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing.
    (Cover letters are optional.
    ) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résumé.
    We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions.
    Please view résumé tips.


    VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION: If you are claiming veterans preference, please see applicant guide for required documentation.
    In order to be considered for veterans preference, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide.


    CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents you must submit in order to be eligible.


    EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION:

    For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or a list of courses showing title, number of credits, grade, and date of completion.

    A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.
    S.
    Department of Education.
    For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page.
    If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency.
    Refer to the OPM instructions.
  • How to Apply

    The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) has partnered with the Treasury's Bureau of the Fiscal Service to provide certain personnel services to its organization.
    Fiscal Service's responsibilities include advertising vacancies, accepting and handling applications, and extending job offers.

    The following instructions outline our application process.
    You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.
    m.
    Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement.
    We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00 a.
    m.
    - 5:00 p.
    m.
    ET, Monday - Friday).
    If applying online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on the announcement's closing date.


    The Bureau provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis.
    Please contact us if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process.


    The application process is as follows:
    • To begin the application process, click the Apply Online button.
    • Answer the questions presented in the application and attach all necessary supporting documentation.
    • Click the Submit Application button prior to 11:59PM (ET) on the announcement closing date.
    • After submitting an online application, you will be notified whether or not you are required to take additional online assessments through the USA Hire Competency Based Assessment system.
      This message will be delivered to you via email notification.
      The email may be routed to your "Spam" or "Junk" folder.
    • If you are asked to take the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, you will be presented with a unique URL to access the USA Hire system.
      Access to USA Hire is granted through your USAJOBS login credentials.
      Be sure to review all instructions prior to beginning your USA Hire Assessments.
      Click here for Computer System Requirements
    • Note, set aside at least 3 hours to take these assessments; however, most applicants complete the assessments in less time.
      If you need to stop the assessments and continue at a later time, you can re-use the URL sent to you via email and also found on the Additional Application Information page that can be located in the application record in your USAJOBS account.
    To update your application, including supporting documentation, at any time during the announcement open period, return to your USAJOBS account (

    https://usajobs.
    gov).

    There you will find a record of your application, the application status, and an option to Edit my application.
    This option will no longer be available once the announcement has closed.


    To verify the status of your application both during and after the announcement open period, log into your USAJOBS account at https://www.
    usajobs.
    gov.
    On the Home page, scroll down and locate your job application.
    Once the job has been located, click the "Track this application" link on the right under the application date.
    The page will refresh to display the Agency's Application Information page where you can scroll down and review any notifications the agency has sent you.
    The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated.
    For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.
    usajobs.
    gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.


    Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement.
    Also, note that if you provide an email address that is inaccurate or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.
    g.
    , spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.


    For additional information on how to apply, please visit the Partnership for Public Service's Go Government website.


    The Fair Chance to Compete for Jobs Act prohibits the Department of Treasury and its bureaus from requesting an applicant's criminal history record before that individual receives a conditional offer of employment.
    In accordance with 5 U.
    S.
    Code § 9202(c)
    and 5 C.
    F.
    R § 920.
    201
    certain positions are exempt from the provisions of the Fair Chance to Compete Act.
    Applicants who believe they have been subjected to a violation of the Fair Chance to Compete for Jobs Act, may submit a written complaint to the Department of Treasury by email at, FairChanceAct@treasury.
    gov.


    To learn more, please visit our page at: Treasury.
    gov/fairchanceact.


    To preview the assessment questionnaire: https://apply.
    usastaffing.
    gov/ViewQuestionnaire/12272729

    Agency contact information

    Applicant Call Center

    Phone

    304-480-7300

    Email

    TIGTAINQUIRIES@fiscal.
    treasury.
    gov

    Address

    Office of Audit- Deputy Inspector General for Audits
    Administrative Resource Center
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    US

    Next steps

    Based on your application and your responses to the application questionnaire, you may be presented with instructions on how to access the USA Hire system to complete the online assessments.
    The online assessments must be completed within 48 hours following the close of this announcement.
    You will have the opportunity to request a testing accommodation for the assessment should you have a disability covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).


    Your assessment results will be kept on record for one year and used toward future positions for which you might apply that require the same assessments.


    We will review your résumé and transcript(s) (if appropriate) to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements.
    We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and may interview the best-qualified applicants.
    After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct any required suitability and/or security background investigation.

  • Fair and Transparent

    The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent.
    Please read the following guidance.

    • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
    • Reasonable accommodation policy
    • Financial suitability
    • Selective Service
    • New employee probationary period
    • Signature and false statements
    • Privacy Act
    • Social security number request

Required Documents

A complete application includes 1.
A résumé, 2.
Vacancy question responses, and 3.
Submission of any required documents 4.
Completion of your USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, if applicable.
.
Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).
Please ensure all required documents, including any required work samples, narratives, or other materials as stated in this announcement, are attached to your application package.


It is anticipated that there will be significant interest in the announcement.
As a result, the announcement will close at 11:59 p.
m.
ET on the date of receipt of the 150th application or at 11:59 p.
m.
ET on 2/20/2024; whichever occurs first.
Any required documents should be submitted at the time that you apply as documents will not be accepted after the vacancy closes.


All applicants are required to submit a résumé either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing.
(Cover letters are optional.
) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résumé.
We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions.
Please view résumé tips.


VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION: If you are claiming veterans preference, please see applicant guide for required documentation.
In order to be considered for veterans preference, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide.


CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents you must submit in order to be eligible.


EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION:

For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or a list of courses showing title, number of credits, grade, and date of completion.

A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.
S.
Department of Education.
For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page.
If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency.
Refer to the OPM instructions.


Help

This job is open to

  • The public

    U.
    S.
    Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.
    S.

Clarification from the agency

U.
S.
citizens or U.
S.
Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.

Position Details

POSTED:

Feb 05, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

126198 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707479548-56a0a4a3da179dd02e1a9ff3b04e0a97

LOCATION:

Illinois United States

CITY:

Chicago

Job Origin:

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Duties

These positions will be filled within the Central Region of TIGTA, which includes the following duty locations: Austin, TX; Cincinnati, OH; Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX; Kansas City, MO; Memphis, TN. Applicants are limited to 3 duty locations.

The following are the duties of this position at the GS-12. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

  • Conduct complex managerial and financial audits and special assignments to assess program efficiency, effectiveness, and compliance with program laws, regulations and other provisions.
  • Conduct valid and reliable research when analyzing internal and external information to assess risk factors and identifies high-risk areas.
  • Document in audit workpapers the results of audit review, using correct formats, including source, purpose, conclusion, and results.
  • Identify and apply complex specialized audit techniques to achieve audit objectives and identifies and uses the most appropriate statistical sampling methods to achieve objectives.
  • Conduct effective meetings and conferences with auditees identifying innovative methods of presentation for the audience, e.g. multi-media. or other forms of technology.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

This opportunity is also open to status candidates under Announcement 24-TIGTA-69. Please refer to that announcement for details on open period, eligibility, and how to apply.

The experience may have been gained in either the public, private sector or volunteer service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/day/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week on your résumé.

Key Requirements:
  • Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying.
  • Must be U.S. Citizen or U.S. National

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS:

If you believe you have a disability (i.e., physical or mental), covered by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended and Americans with Disabilities Act 1990 as amended, that would interfere with completing the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, you will be granted the opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation in your online application. Requests for Reasonable Accommodations for the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments and appropriate supporting documentation for Reasonable Accommodation must be received prior to starting the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. Decisions on requests for Reasonable Accommodations are made on a case-by-case basis. If you meet the minimum qualifications of the position, after notification of the adjudication of your request, you will receive an email invitation to complete the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments. You must complete all assessments within 48 hours of receiving the URL to access the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, if you received the link after the close of the announcement. To determine if you need a Reasonable Accommodation, please review the Procedures for Requesting a Reasonable Accommodation for Online Assessments here: https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/index.php?title=Reasonable_Accommodations_for_USA_Hire

Qualifications

You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.

Specialized Experience: 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:

Experience with tax administration processes to document results of analysis and recommend improvements in tax administration processes, OR
Experience collecting, analyzing, and summarizing sufficient evidence to identify weaknesses in controls over operations; AND
Developing recommendations to improve weaknesses in controls or improve efficiencies over operations.

Specialized Experience: For the GS-11, you must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-9 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized Experience for this position includes:

Experience with tax administration processes to develop segments of draft reports, memoranda or other written communications, OR
Experience conducting segments of audits including conducting interviews, analyzing and summarizing audit evidence to support conclusions, and documenting results of audit work; AND
Experience in developing audit objectives and supporting tests and documenting this strategy in the audit plan.
OR
3 years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral. (Attach a copy of transcript or list of college courses designating semester or quarter hours earned to ensure proper credit.)
OR
You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Only graduate level education in excess of the first two years 36 semester hours (54 quarter hours) may be combined to be considered for qualifying education.

Education

Education Requirements:

Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in auditing or a related field such as business administration, finance, public administration or accounting.

OR
Combination of education and experience: at least 4 years of experience in Performance Auditing, or an equivalent combination of performance auditing experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional auditing knowledge. The applicant's background must also include one of the following:

A certificate as a Certified Internal Auditor or a Certified Public Accountant, obtained through written examination; or
Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in auditing or accounting, e.g., 15 semester hours.

The education generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions.

Additional information

OTHER INFORMATION:

  • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
  • This is a non-bargaining unit position.
  • We offer opportunities for telework.
  • We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT (CONTINUED):
  • A one year probationary period may be required.
  • Must successfully complete a background investigation.
  • Public Trust - Background Investigation will be required.
  • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
  • You will be required to regularly report to the Duty Station listed above. While teleworking is an option, approval is at management's discretion based on duties, business needs, performance, etc.
  • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
  • If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
  • Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S.
  • Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
  • The employment of any candidate, including a current employee or a new hire, selected for this position is conditioned upon review/check of the candidate's tax compliance. Further, all TIGTA employees are subject to an employee tax compliance program to ensure that employees fulfill their personal tax responsibilities.
  • This position requires that the successful candidate undergo personnel vetting, which includes a background investigation and enrollment upon onboarding into "Continuous Vetting." Enrollment in Continuous Vetting will result in automated record checks being conducted throughout one's employment with Treasury. The successful candidate will also be enrolled into FBI's Rap Back service, which will allow Treasury to receive notification from the FBI of criminal matters (e.g., arrests, charges, convictions) involving enrolled individuals in near real-time. For more information about individual rights, Noncriminal Justice Applicant's Privacy Rights - FBI, FD-258 Privacy Act Statement - FBI, and SEAD-3-Reporting-U.pdf (dni.gov).

Our comprehensive benefits are very generous. Our benefits package includes:

  • Challenging work, opportunities for advancement, competitive salaries, bonuses and incentive awards.
  • Eleven paid holidays, 13 days of sick leave, and 13 to 26 days of vacation time each year.
  • Access to insurance programs that may be continued after you retire.
  • A wide choice of health insurance plans, coverage for pre-existing conditions, and no waiting periods. We pay a substantial amount (up to 75%) of the health insurance premiums.
  • A retirement program which includes employer-matching contributions.
  • Learn more about Federal benefits programs at: https://help.usajobs.gov/index.php/Pay_and_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. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

    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.

How You Will Be Evaluated

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

You will be evaluated based on how well you meet the qualifications listed in this vacancy announcement. Your qualifications will be evaluated based on your application materials (e.g., résumé, supporting documents), the responses you provide on the application questionnaire, and the result of the online assessments required for this position. Please be sure that your résumé includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your résumé may result in a "not qualified" determination.

In order to be considered for this position, you must complete all required steps in the process. In addition to the application and application questionnaire, this position requires an online assessment. The online assessment measures critical general competencies required to perform the job.

The assessment includes a cut score based on the minimum level of required proficiency in these critical general competencies. You must meet or exceed the cut score to be considered. You will not be considered for the position if you score below the cut score or fail to complete the assessment.

Overstating your qualifications and/or experience in your application materials or application questionnaire may result in your removal from consideration. Cheating on the online assessment may also result in your removal from consideration.

Rating: Your application will be evaluated in the following areas:
  • Accountability
  • Analytical
  • Arithmetic/Mathematical Reasoning
  • Attention to Detail
  • Communication
  • Decision Making
  • Flexibility
  • Integrity/Honesty
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Learning
  • Reasoning
  • Self-Management
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Teamwork
  • Technical

Category rating will be used to rank and select eligible candidates. If qualified, you will be assigned to one of three quality level categories, A (highest quality category), B (middle quality category), or C (minimally qualified category), depending on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, and training related to this position. Your rating may be lowered if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

Veterans' preference is applied after applicants are assessed. Preference-eligibles will be listed at the top of their assigned category and considered before non-preference-eligibles in that category.

Referral: If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration.

If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee (eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)/Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)) you must be assigned the middle category or better to be rated as "well qualified" to receive special selection priority.

  • 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. Opens in a new windowLearn more about federal benefits.

    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.

  • Required Documents

    As a new or existing federal employee, you and your family may have access to a range of benefits. Your benefits depend on the type of position you have - whether you're a permanent, part-time, temporary or an intermittent employee. You may be eligible for the following benefits, however, check with your agency to make sure you're eligible under their policies.

    A complete application includes 1. A résumé, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents 4. Completion of your USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, if applicable.. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).Please ensure all required documents, including any required work samples, narratives, or other materials as stated in this announcement, are attached to your application package.

    It is anticipated that there will be significant interest in the announcement. As a result, the announcement will close at 11:59 p.m. ET on the date of receipt of the 150th application or at 11:59 p.m. ET on 2/20/2024; whichever occurs first. Any required documents should be submitted at the time that you apply as documents will not be accepted after the vacancy closes.

    All applicants are required to submit a résumé either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résumé. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view résumé tips.

    VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION: If you are claiming veterans preference, please see applicant guide for required documentation. In order to be considered for veterans preference, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide.

    CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents you must submit in order to be eligible.

    EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION:

    For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or a list of courses showing title, number of credits, grade, and date of completion.

    A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page. If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions.
  • How to Apply

    The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) has partnered with the Treasury's Bureau of the Fiscal Service to provide certain personnel services to its organization. Fiscal Service's responsibilities include advertising vacancies, accepting and handling applications, and extending job offers.

    The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET, Monday - Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on the announcement's closing date.

    The Bureau provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process.

    The application process is as follows:
    • To begin the application process, click the Apply Online button.
    • Answer the questions presented in the application and attach all necessary supporting documentation.
    • Click the Submit Application button prior to 11:59PM (ET) on the announcement closing date.
    • After submitting an online application, you will be notified whether or not you are required to take additional online assessments through the USA Hire Competency Based Assessment system. This message will be delivered to you via email notification. The email may be routed to your "Spam" or "Junk" folder.
    • If you are asked to take the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, you will be presented with a unique URL to access the USA Hire system. Access to USA Hire is granted through your USAJOBS login credentials. Be sure to review all instructions prior to beginning your USA Hire Assessments. Click here for Computer System Requirements
    • Note, set aside at least 3 hours to take these assessments; however, most applicants complete the assessments in less time. If you need to stop the assessments and continue at a later time, you can re-use the URL sent to you via email and also found on the Additional Application Information page that can be located in the application record in your USAJOBS account.
    To update your application, including supporting documentation, at any time during the announcement open period, return to your USAJOBS account (

    https://usajobs.gov).

    There you will find a record of your application, the application status, and an option to Edit my application. This option will no longer be available once the announcement has closed.

    To verify the status of your application both during and after the announcement open period, log into your USAJOBS account at https://www.usajobs.gov. On the Home page, scroll down and locate your job application. Once the job has been located, click the "Track this application" link on the right under the application date. The page will refresh to display the Agency's Application Information page where you can scroll down and review any notifications the agency has sent you. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit: https://www.usajobs.gov/Help/how-to/application/status/.

    Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. Also, note that if you provide an email address that is inaccurate or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.

    For additional information on how to apply, please visit the Partnership for Public Service's Go Government website.

    The Fair Chance to Compete for Jobs Act prohibits the Department of Treasury and its bureaus from requesting an applicant's criminal history record before that individual receives a conditional offer of employment. In accordance with 5 U.S. Code § 9202(c) and 5 C.F.R § 920.201 certain positions are exempt from the provisions of the Fair Chance to Compete Act. Applicants who believe they have been subjected to a violation of the Fair Chance to Compete for Jobs Act, may submit a written complaint to the Department of Treasury by email at, FairChanceAct@treasury.gov.

    To learn more, please visit our page at: Treasury.gov/fairchanceact.

    To preview the assessment questionnaire: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/12272729

    Agency contact information

    Applicant Call Center

    Phone

    304-480-7300

    Email

    TIGTAINQUIRIES@fiscal.treasury.gov

    Address

    Office of Audit- Deputy Inspector General for Audits
    Administrative Resource Center
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    US

    Next steps

    Based on your application and your responses to the application questionnaire, you may be presented with instructions on how to access the USA Hire system to complete the online assessments. The online assessments must be completed within 48 hours following the close of this announcement. You will have the opportunity to request a testing accommodation for the assessment should you have a disability covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

    Your assessment results will be kept on record for one year and used toward future positions for which you might apply that require the same assessments.

    We will review your résumé and transcript(s) (if appropriate) to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. We will evaluate each applicant who meets the basic qualifications on the information provided and may interview the best-qualified applicants. After making a tentative job offer, we will conduct any required suitability and/or security background investigation.

  • Fair and Transparent

    The Federal hiring process is set up to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

    • Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
    • Reasonable accommodation policy
    • Financial suitability
    • Selective Service
    • New employee probationary period
    • Signature and false statements
    • Privacy Act
    • Social security number request

Required Documents

A complete application includes 1. A résumé, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents 4. Completion of your USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, if applicable.. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you may not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).Please ensure all required documents, including any required work samples, narratives, or other materials as stated in this announcement, are attached to your application package.

It is anticipated that there will be significant interest in the announcement. As a result, the announcement will close at 11:59 p.m. ET on the date of receipt of the 150th application or at 11:59 p.m. ET on 2/20/2024; whichever occurs first. Any required documents should be submitted at the time that you apply as documents will not be accepted after the vacancy closes.

All applicants are required to submit a résumé either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional.) To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/date/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your résumé. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your résumé to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view résumé tips.

VETERANS' PREFERENCE DOCUMENTATION: If you are claiming veterans preference, please see applicant guide for required documentation. In order to be considered for veterans preference, you must submit all required documentation as outlined in the applicant guide.

CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (CTAP) OR INTERAGENCY CAREER TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PLAN (ICTAP) DOCUMENTATION: If you are a displaced or surplus Federal employee, click CTAP/ICTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents you must submit in order to be eligible.

EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION:

For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or a list of courses showing title, number of credits, grade, and date of completion.

A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page. If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions.


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