Army National Guard Units (Title 32) Auditor in Marietta, Georgia

Army National Guard Units (Title 32)
1 vacancy in the following location:
  • Marietta, GA
Work Schedule is Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent

Opened Tuesday 10/4/2016 (18 day(s) ago)

** Closes Monday 10/24/2016 (2 day(s) away)

Job Overview


Area of Consideration: Open Nationwide to current Army and Air service members (Active Duty, Reserve or National Guard) eligible to join the GA National Guard immediately.

Position Location: USPFO-IR, CNGC, Marietta, GA. Permanent Change of Station (PCS): PCS is not authorized. Relocation Incentive: Relocation Incentive is not authorized.Selected Reserve Incentive Program (SRIP):Acceptance of a Federal Excepted technician position of over 179 days in length will cause termination from the Selected Reserve Incentive Program (SRIP).

Type of Appointment: This is a full-time, Excepted Permanent, dual-status position which requires Georgia Army National Guard Membership.

Job Summary: This position is located in the Internal Review Division. The purpose of the position is to perform audits on a variety of programs and to assess efficiency, effectiveness and compliance with program laws, regulations, and provisions. In a state with 4 or more auditors, serves as an auditor-in-charge of audit programs or difficult audit projects. Synthesizes the work of team members to develop a completed audit product; assesses the progress of subordinate team members in their individual assignments; and provides performance feedback to team members regarding weaknesses and approaches to fact-finding. Such information is provided to a higher level supervisor for consideration in interim and annual performance appraisals, and assessment of overall program management.

Background Check: Selectee may, at the option of the agency, be required to submit to criminal, credit history, and general background checks which will be evaluated by the agency prior to a final offer of employment and access into the Georgia National Guard Federal Technician or Active Guard/Reserve program.

National Guard Membership: This position requires military membership. It is designated for Georgia Army National Guard Officer or Warrant Officer incumbent(s) only. In accordance with ARNG regulations, incumbent performs duties necessary to accomplish military Auditor functions in support of programs essential to state Army National Guard daily operations, training and readiness missions.

As a member of a Georgia Army National Guard unit, you will be required to train with your unit, normally one weekend a month and 15 days of annual training each year. Georgia Army National Guard units and members are subject to immediate call to federal or state active duty to meet national or state emergencies.


The following list of duties is not conclusive but provides a brief snapshot of the duties that may be required of this position:

  • Audits projects without precedent or of such a nature as to require original assessment and considerable judgment to develop an audit plan and devise detailed fact-finding techniques.
  • Studies available background material to gain program information and discover leads. Typically, material includes very broad government and/or GAO guidelines or policy statements that require an in-depth knowledge and interpretation of government auditing principles.
  • Conducts entrance conferences with management officials at the audit site. Explains the purpose and procedures for the audit and answers any questions.
  • Performs survey work to identify potential operating/financial management problems.
  • Accomplishes audit steps in concert with Comptroller General Standards and a variety of audit techniques (e.g., interviews, computer assisted, statistical analysis and questionnaires) in gathering, documenting and summarizing data. Prepares working papers and files in accordance with Comptroller General Standards.
  • Prepares audit reports that present findings, identify causative situations and recommend corrective action.
  • Performs audit follow-up on agreed-to findings, recommendations and monetary benefits made during the previous audit.
  • Provides unscheduled, quick reaction troubleshooting capabilities to the command to prevent or correct serious, high-profile problems.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Travel Required
  • Not Required
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • Must be a current U.S. Citizen.
  • Under 5 USC 2108 & 5 CFR 211, Veteran's Preference criteria does not apply.
  • Direct Deposit Banking is Mandatory.
  • Military Requirement: OBR: 01A; WMOS: 011A; EMOS: 00F

General Experience: Must have 24 semester hours of accounting/auditing courses. The 24 Semester hours may include up to 6 hours of credit in business law. A bachelor’s degree in auditing or a 4-year degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration is desired, however, it is not mandatory as long as the 24 semester hours of accounting/auditing courses have been met. The nature and quality of required course work must have been such that it would serve as a prerequisite for more advanced study in the field or subject-matter area. Related course work generally refers to courses that may be accepted as part of the program major. USDA Graduate Courses are not creditable for qualification purposes unless a college or university has reviewed the course, determined it creditable, and credited the course work in transcripts. (Must include college transcript with application package).

Specialized Experience: Must have a minimum of 36 months of specialized experience in reviewing program documents as well as previous audit reports to determine compliance with governing regulations; identifies unusual and questionable practices; develops and reports an opinion on the economy and efficiency of the operations and recommends corrective action.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs): Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will be further evaluated by the Selecting Official based on the following KSAs considered essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position.

  • Knowledge of accounting and auditing concepts, practices, techniques and Comptroller General Standards in order to perform audit assignments, using the most advanced audit techniques.
  • Knowledge of applicable laws and NGB policy, regulations, and guidelines to ensure that audit coverage is appropriate to meet established audit objectives.
  • Ability to plan the audit, gather, organize and evaluate data in complex areas and separate the essential from the non-essential.
  • Skill in assessing the degree to which program goals are met and to develop findings/reports that clearly identify operational problems and required corrective action.

Other Requirements: For positions requiring a security clearance (Secret or Top Secret) the applicant must posses or be able to obtain a clearance within one year of appointment.

National Guard Compatibility: *Once an applicant is selected and prior to being placed in the technician Auditor position, the selectee must be assigned to any unit in the Georgia Army National Guard as an (Officer, Warrant Officer or Enlisted) in Branch/MOS: OBR: 01A; WMOS: 011A; EMOS: 00F. *Rank inversion is strictly prohibited.

Wear of the Army uniform as prescribed by AR/NGB/GA NGR is required for incumbent of this position. Acceptance of this position constitutes concurrence with this requirement as a condition of employment.

Security Clearance

Not Applicable

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Once the online questionnaire is received, you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successful. Based upon your score, you may be referred to the hiring official. If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by that office for a possible interview.

You will receive notice via email or by mail, if no email address was provided by you during the application process, once this process is completed (generally 4-6 weeks).

Thank you for your interest in the Georgia National Guard. Good Luck!


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Other Information

Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see

Salary Range: $74,260.00 to $96,538.00 / Per Year

Series & Grade: GS-0511-12/12

Promotion Potential: 12

Supervisory Status: No

Who May Apply: Open Nationwide to current Army and Air service members (Active Duty, Reserve or National Guard) eligible to join the GA National Guard immediately.

Control Number: 452413100

Job Announcement Number: T-17-006 (1816968)