Defense Intelligence Agency SENIOR AUDITOR in Washington, District Of Columbia
Summary We are committed to: Teamwork: Partnering at all levels and across organizational boundaries for mission accomplishment. Integrity: Adherence to the highest legal and ethical principles in our responsibilities. Excellence: Unrivaled defense intelligence expertise. Service: Putting the welfare of the Nation and commitment to our mission before oneself. Responsibilities DIA employs a variety of professionals who serve throughout the workforce to ensure successful operations. To view this position’s duties, click Vacancies to be directed to DIA’s online application system. Please make note of the position title and 6-digit Job Opening ID number to which you are interested. You can scroll to the bottom of the page to locate the announcement or click on the “Advanced Search” link and enter in the 6-digit Job Opening ID number in the “Job Opening ID” field. Requirements Conditions of Employment - U.S. Citizenship - Drug Test - Security Investigation All applicants must be U.S. citizens and are subject to a thorough background inquiry. Qualifications ASSESSMENT FACTORS 1. Demonstrated expert-level understanding of conducting audits of IT controls and systems in accordance with Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards. 2. Demonstrates clear, concise, and organized oral and written communication skills, to include ability to successfully address complex questions and issues in a way that allows a varied audience to understand the intended message and objectives. 3. Takes initiative to anticipate issues, resolves conflict among multiple priorities, and implements effective solutions to prevent problems that might impact timelines and deliverables. 4. Develops impactful findings and recommendations to address exceptionally complex or sensitive audit objectives. 5. Serves as a leader by developing and mentoring developmental staff on all aspects of the audit process, with specialized knowledge of information technology. HIGHLY DESIRED SKILLS 1. Possession of a relevant professional license or certification (e.g., Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Defense Financial Manager (CDFM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)) 2. Experience performing audits in the DoD or Intelligence Community environments. 3. Experience conducting information technology performance audits and evaluations (e.g. FISMA) for at least six years, to include some experience leading projects. Basic Requirements for Financial Auditors and Attestation Auditors 1. Degree: accounting; auditing; or a degree including auditing courses 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. OR 2. 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: a. Twenty-four semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to 6 hours of business law; b. A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; or c. 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 A, 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. Basic Requirements for Performance Auditors A. Degree: auditing; or a degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, public administration or accounting. or B. 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: 1. A certificate as a Certified Internal Auditor or a Certified Public Accountant, obtained through written examination; or 2. Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial course work in auditing or accounting, e.g., 15 semester hours. Education Additional Information DIA positions are Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) positions in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. All applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of application. Applicants must meet the agency’s conditions of employment, to include, but not limited to, satisfactory completion of an initial special background investigation and periodic reinvestigation, completion of any required medical examination and physical requirements, completion of any required personal interviews, favorable completion of any required initial or aperiodic polygraph examinations, completion of any required drug test, satisfactory completion of a two-year Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System trial period, and completion of a civilian mobility agreement. All employees are required to sign an agreement not to disclose, in any fashion, classified information to unauthorized persons. All civilian employees are required to participate in the DoD Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer of Pay (DD/EFT) Program. DIA employees and applicants for employment are protected by federal laws, from discrimination on the bases of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. Veterans who are preference-eligible or who have been separated from the armed forces under honorable conditions are encouraged to apply.