Auditor (OIG)

Federal Reserve Board
Published
July 2, 2019
Location
Washington, D.C., DC
Job Type

Description

Position Description

Under the Office of the Inspector General’s (OIG’s) team approach, the FR-23 auditor serves as a team member on performance and financial-related audits, attestations, inspections, and evaluations (hereafter referred to as reviews) of programs and operations of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) and the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau). These reviews assess and promote economy, efficiency and effectiveness and help prevent and detect fraud, waste, and abuse in Board and Bureau programs and operations. The incumbent may also assist with information technology audits, OIG investigations, and follow-up reviews of previous OIG reviews to determine whether recommended actions were implemented. Audit and attestation work is conducted in accordance with

generally accepted government auditing standards (GAGAS); inspection and evaluation work is conducted in accordance with the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency’s (CIGIE’s) Quality Standards for Inspection and Evaluation.

Position Requirements

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance, economics, business, or related field, or equivalent experience. Knowledge of principles, theories, practices, and techniques of accounting, management, and auditing/inspecting/evaluating to assist with reviews of the Board’s or the Bureau’s programs and operations. Knowledge and skill to evaluate compliance with applicable laws and regulations, the adequacy of internal controls, and the operational efficiency and effectiveness of systems and activities. Proficiency in oral and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team environment. Ability to obtain a Secret clearance, and is subject to the Board’s drug testing program. Prefer certification in one or more of the following: Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Fraud Examiner, and/or Certified Information Systems Auditor.

Company Description

The Federal Reserve System is the Central Bank of the United States. It was founded by Congress in 1913 to provide the nation with a safer, more flexible and more stable monetary and financial system. Over the years, its role in banking and the economy has expanded.

Today the Federal Reserve's duties fall into four general areas:

Conducting the nation's monetary policy by influencing the monetary and credit conditions in the economy in pursuit of maximum employment, stable prices and moderate long-term interest rates.

Supervising and regulating banking institutions to ensure the safety and soundness of the nation's banking and financial system and to protect the credit rights of consumers.

Maintaining the stability of the financial system and containing systemic risk that may arise in financial markets.

Providing financial services to depository institutions, the U.S. government, and foreign official institutions, including playing a major role in operating the nation's payments system.

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