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Government Contracts Attorney in Melbourne, FL

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Company name

Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA)

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Government Contracts

Location

USA Melbourne, FL

Date Last Verified

Apr 24,2018

Posted on

Apr 17,2018


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Auditor Duties: The candidate reviews standard audit programs, audit steps, previous work papers, reports, and other guidance materials. Drafts routine and pro forma audit reports or segments of reports covering audit steps performed, including findings and conclusions, in accordance with previous reports and agency procedures. Maintains audit working papers including preparation of schedules, summaries, and reconciliations as instructed or appropriate. Performs assigned audit steps such as tests and examinations of contractor's direct labor and material costs. Check reports, records, ledgers, and other documents against invoices, receipts, payroll slips, and other source documents. Verifies appropriateness of charges for materials and labor and determines that transactions have been properly recorded. Actively and positively participates with other team members, providing updates on the status of audit assignments, sharing information, and identifying requisite revisions to the program and/or annual team goals. Maintains professional manner and working relationships with team members, associates, contractor and other government personnel. Prepares working papers and analyzes contractor data using automation tools.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: The candidate should have a degree in accounting or a related field (such as business administration, finance, or public administration) that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting (may include up to 6 hours of business law).
OR
Combination of education and experience: 4 years of accounting experience or a combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge AND 24 semester hours in accounting/auditing courses or a certificate as Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor.

Specialized Experience: In addition to meeting the basic requirements, must have 1 year of specialized experience at the next lower grade or equivalent level.

For GS-11: Specialized experience is performing audit assignments using conventional methods and techniques such as developing audit risk assessment and preparing audit programs/plans; testing and examining accounting systems and records, cost representations, and internal controls to assure compliance with accounting and auditing principles, standards and regulations; recommending initial audit determinations; preparing audit working papers and substantiating documents; drafting reports, or segments of reports, of audit findings, conclusions and recommendations.

For GS-12: Specialized experience is independently performing a variety of audit assignments such as developing audit risk assessment; evaluating and modifying standard audit programs/plans to align with the risk assessment; meeting with auditee to explain audit purpose and obtain necessary information; testing and examining accounting systems and records, cost representations, internal controls, management policies and practices, to assure compliance with accounting and auditing principles, standards and regulations; making initial audit determinations; preparing audit working papers and substantiating documents; drafting reports of audit findings, conclusions and recommendations.

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience at GS-11: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M. may be substituted to meet the specialized experience requirement. Such education must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to do the work. Equivalent combinations of successfully completed graduate level education and experience may be use to meet total experience requirements.

Note: This job is open to career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL); federal employees who meet the definition of a surplus or displaced employee; federal employees - competitive service; current or former competitive service federal employees; and veterans.

Application Deadline: April 26, 2018.

Additional info

Announcement Number: DCAA-NG-18-10186667. Apply online. No emails. Visit website for more information.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA)
8725 John J Kingman Road
Suite 2135
Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6219
Phone: 317-212-3958
Fax: 478-757-3144