Office of the Inspector General

Recent Graduate - Auditor

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Job Location

Philadelphia, PA, United States

Job Description

The Office of Audit (OA) is responsible for conducting and supervising audits relating to the Department of Labor’s programs and operations; recommending policies for activities designed to promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the administration of these programs and operations; and preventing and detecting fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement of the programs.

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Posted Date: 2/11/2020

Job Requirements

To qualify for the Pathways Recent Graduate program, one of the following requirements must be met: Recent graduates who have completed, within the previous two years, a qualifying associates, bachelors, masters, professional, doctorate, vocational, or technical degree or certificate from a qualifying educational institution. (Current students may apply if they are in their final semester. Include your expected graduation date on your resume and provide current transcripts. You must receive your degree prior to appointment.) OR Veterans unable to apply within two years of receiving their degree, due to military service obligation, have as much as six years after degree completion to apply. In addition to the above requirement, applicants must meet any basic requirements and specialized experience.Basic Education Requirement: 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."); OR 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: Twenty-four semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to 6 hours of business law; OR A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; OR 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 1, 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. Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review on OPM's Qualifications web site.Specialized Experience Statement: In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to submit a thorough resume that directly relates to this position.GS-7: To qualify for the GS-0511-07 level, a candidate must have: One year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-0511-05 level in the federal service which could have been gained as a trainee accountant or auditor performing basic audit and/or accounting tasks or duties, or shadowing a co-worker; OR One full year of directly related graduate level education OR Superior Academic Achievement. NOTE:A writing sample may be required at the time of interview. This position will not be filled until the Department's Placement Assistance Programs have been fully utilized. No Relocation orPermanentChange of Station Incentives will be offered. No Recruitment Incentives will be offered This position is outside the bargaining unit. Multiple selections will be made from this announcement. This position is telework eligible based on managements' determination. Candidate required to obtain the necessary security/investigation level.
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February 11, 2020
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