11 May

Auditor Jobs Vacancy in Department Justice Houston

Position
Auditor
Company
Department Justice
Location
Houston TX
Opening
11 May, 2018 13 days ago

Department Justice Houston urgently required following position for Auditor. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

Follow the online directions, complete all the necessary fields, and provide all relevant information so your application is submitted correctly. When you click the 'Apply this Job' button (open in new window) you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details, respond to employment-related questions, and show how you meet the key selection criteria.

Auditor Jobs Vacancy in Department Justice Houston Jobs Details:

    Duties

    Summary

    Note : This announcement has been extended through 5/22/18 at 11:59pm EST.

    If you are looking for an exciting and challenging career, this is the position for you! With a diverse and talented workforce of over 100,000 men and women, Justice leads the Nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. You will be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal and civil laws that protect life, liberty, and the property of citizens.

    Alive with energy and rich in diversity, Houston is a dynamic mix of imagination, talent and first-class attractions that makes it a world-class city. Home to a vibrant economy, beautiful surroundings and a population full of optimism and spirit. Houston and the surrounding cities offer something for everyone from urban city living, suburban lifestyles to easy country living. The United States Attorney's Office in Houston offers creative work solutions may include alternative work schedules, telework, and transit subsidy.

    For more information on the U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Texas, visit: https://www.justice.gov/usao-sdtx

    For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys' Offices main page, visit: http://www.justice.gov/usao/ .

    As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.

    This position is also being announced to applicants eligible to apply through Merit Staffing procedures under: 18-SDTX-10210228-MP.

    Responsibilities

    If selected for this position, you will join a well-respected team responsible for civil fraud investigations and litigation by the Affirmative Civil Enforcement (ACE) unit within the Civil Division, U.S. Attorney's Office in Houston, Texas. Duties involve highly complex auditing, data analysis/analytics, and expert accounting services. Work is primarily in support of, but not limited to, health care fraud investigations. In addition to health care investigations, work may include focus on government contractors, grant recipients, defense contractors, and other recipients of federal monies. Typical work assignments include:

    • Performing extensive, in-depth and highly complex audit activities related to the detection of fraud, waste, and abuse within the healthcare industry;

    • Obtaining detailed financial information on targeted entities;

    • Reconstructing partial or inadequate records to advance an investigation;

    • Identifying, extracting, manipulating, and summarizing data into easily understandable schedules, charts and graphics;

    • Developing sampling plans and damage models in collaboration with statisticians, experts and consultants;

    • Conducting "ability to pay" analysis on targets and defendants;

    • Producing formal audit reports on audited entities;

    • Presenting written findings and recommendations (further investigation, institution of civil fraud proceedings, criminal referral, case
    closure, etc.) to the responsible management authorities;

    • Participating in witness interviews and preparing interview reports during fraud investigations; and

    • Participating in or representing the organization or clients at briefings, meetings, or conferences.

    Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position, 1-5 days per month on average.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    0511 Auditing

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  • Requirements

    Requirements

    Conditions of Employment

    • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National
    • Background investigation, credit check, and drug test required
    • You must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable
    • If selected, you may be required to complete a one year probationary period.
    • You must meet all qualification requirements upon the closing date of this announcement.

    Qualifications

    APPLICANTS MUST MEET BASIC REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS.

    BASIC REQUIREMENTS : Applicants MUST have a degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Degree : Applicants must have an accounting/auditing degree; OR a degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration that included or was supplemented by at least 24 semester hours in accounting. The 24 hours may include up to 6 hours of credits in business law.

    OR

    Combination : Applicants MUST have at least 4 years of experience in accounting/auditing, OR an equivalent combination of accounting/auditing experience, college-level education and training that provided professional accounting/auditing knowledge. In addition, your background MUST include at least ONE of the following:

    1) Twenty-four semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality (may include up to 6 hours of business law).
    2) Certification as a 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 (e.g., 15 semester hours), provide that (a) I have 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 high level profession accountants or auditors have determined that I have 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; AND (c) except for literal nonconformance to the requirement of 24 semester hours in accounting, my education, training, and experience fully meet the specified requirements.

    SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT:
    Applicants must also have at least one full year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-12 level in Federal service. Examples of qualifying specialized experience include: performance of audit activities related to the detection of health care fraud, waste, or abuse; obtaining detailed financial information on targeted entities; reconstructing partial or inadequate records; identifying, extracting, manipulating, and summarizing data into easily understandable formats; producing formal audit reports; presenting written findings and recommendations to management authorities; and participating in witness interviews.

    PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
    The preferred candidate will have at least 3-5 years of experience in support of health care fraud investigations to include work in complex data analytics and auditing.

    Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)- The ICTAP provides eligible displaced Federal competitive service employees with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your ICTAP eligibility; 2) you apply under the instructions in the announcement; and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well-qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide proof of eligibility to receive selection priority. Such proof may include a copy of your written notification of ICTAP eligibility or a copy of your separation personnel action form. Additional information about ICTAP eligibility is at: http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/ .

    Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP)- The CTAP provides eligible surplus and displaced competitive service employees in the Department of Justice with selection priority over other candidates for competitive service vacancies. If your Department of Justice component has notified you in writing that you are a surplus or displaced employee eligible for CTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority if: 1) this vacancy is within your CTAP eligibility, 2) you apply under the instructions in this announcement, and 3) you are found well-qualified for this vacancy. To be well qualified, you must satisfy all qualification requirements for the vacant position and receive a score of 85 or better on established ranking criteria. You must provide a copy of your written notification of CTAP eligibility with your application. Additional information about CTAP eligibility is at http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/workforce-restructuring/employee-guide-to-career-transition/ .

    Education

    All academic degrees and coursework must be completed at a college or university that has obtained accreditation or pre-accreditation status from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools that meet this criteria, see http://www.ed.gov
    OR
    Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above education requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. It is your responsibility to timely provide such evidence by submitting proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency with your application materials. More information may be found at http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html . All documentation must be in English or include an English translation.

    Additional information

    Payment of relocation expenses will not be authorized.

    The Department of Justice offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation; sick leave; holidays; telework; life insurance; health benefits; and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.

    Veterans' Preference- If you are entitled to Veterans' Preference, you must indicate the type of preference you are claiming in your application and submit the appropriate documentation, as specified below.
    In order to verify your Veterans' Preference entitlement, please submit a copy of the Member Copy 4 of your DD-214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty); or if you are a current Active Duty member you must submit a certification on appropriate military branch letterhead that indicates: 1) your service dates, 2) expected discharge or release date from active duty with a release/discharge date no later than 120 days from the closing date of this announcement, and 3) the character of service (e.g., Honorable); or other official documentation (e.g., documentation of receipt of a campaign badge or expeditionary medal) that shows your military service was performed under honorable conditions.
    In addition, if you are a disabled veteran, a Purple Heart recipient, or widow/widower if a veteran, the spouse of a disabled veteran or the parent of a disabled or deceased veteran, you must submit a Standard Form (SF) 15, "Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference" dated October 2013 and all the other required documentation identified on the reverse side of the SF-15 to support your preference claim.

    Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System, or are exempt from having to do so under the Selective Service Law. See www.sss.gov .

    Current or Former Political Appointees: The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) must authorize employment offers made to current or former political appointees. If you are currently, or have been within the last 5 years, a political Schedule A, Schedule C or Non-Career SES employee in the Executive Branch, you must disclose this information to the HR Office. Failure to disclose this information could result in disciplinary action including removal from Federal Service.

    Reasonable Accommodation Statement: Federal Agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

    EEO Statement: The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a parent, genetic information, disability, age, membership or nonmembership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

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

    Your complete application package (resume/supporting documentation, online questionnaire, and USA Hire Competency Based Assessment) will be evaluated and rated using DOJ's Category Rating and Selection Procedures. Your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine whether you meet the job qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are basically qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the online questionnaire. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application materials, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this job. If it is determined you meet minimum qualification requirements, your application will then be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Highly Qualified, or Qualified . Within these categories, applicants eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive selection priority over non-veteran preference eligibles.

    You will be rated on the following Competencies (see The Delegated Examining Operations Handbook, Appendix F for definitions):
    Accountability, Attention to Detail, Auditing, Economics and Accounting, Flexibility, Forensics, Integrity/Honesty, Interpersonal Skills, Learning, Oral Communication, Problem Solving, Reasoning, Self-Management, Stress Tolerance, and Teamwork

    You must complete the initial online assessment and the USAHire Assessment.


    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Public Trust - Background Investigation

  • Required Documents

    Required Documents

    You must provide a complete Application Package, which includes:

    -Required: Your responses to the Occupational Questionnaire.
    -Required: Your resume showing relevant experience and dates (month/day/year) of employment and work schedule for each (e.g., part-time XX hours per week or full-time)(cover letter optional).
    -Required if you meet qualifications based on education: An unofficial college transcript (Note: If you are selected for this position, official transcript will be required prior to your first day.) and foreign education evaluation documentation, if applicable, as described under the "Qualifications" section of this vacancy announcement.
    • Required, if applicable: Veterans' Preference documentation. (See Benefits and Other Information section for details.)
    -Required, if applicable: CTAP/ICTAP documentation (a copy of a separation notice or other proof of eligibility for priority selection; a copy of an SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, showing current position, grade, promotion potential, and duty location; AND a copy of your most recent performance appraisal.
    • If you are requesting a reasonable accommodation to the USA Hire Competency Based Assessments, submit documentation to support your request, including the Reasonable Accommodation Request Form found at: https://help.usastaffing.gov/Apply/images/9/94/USA_Hire_Reasonable_Accommodation_Request_Form.pdf

    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 .


    Review our 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.


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