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Pathways Intern Student Trainee (Auditor)

Description: DUTIES: Back to top Studying company annual reports and previous audit reports to prepare for the specific assignment; Securing cooperation needed to coordinate, conduct, and complete assignments; Reviewing financial and operating records and other source documents; Checking operating practices in order to validate reports, determine compliance with DHS regulations, and develop an opinion on the effectiveness of the practices or audit procedures; Completing assignments by applying generally accepted auditing standards; Preparing portions of audit reports that present findings, cite applicable regulations, identifies problematic situations and recommends corrective action.

Salary Unknown
Type of Opportunity Full Time
Field of Study Any
Degree Wanted Accounting, Business Administration
Special Skills & Requirements QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: This position requires that applicants meet the Individual Occupation Requirement. You meet the Individual Occupation Requirements if you possess the following: A. Degree: accounting; or a degree 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 B. A 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: Twenty-four semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to 6 hours of business law; OR A certificate as a Certified Public Accountant or a Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; OR 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 non conformance to the requirement of 24 semester hours in accounting, the applicant's education, training, and experience fully meet the specified requirements. In addition to meeting the basic Individual Occupation Requirements, applicants must have specialized experience and/or directly related education in the as stated below: You qualify for the GS-7 level if you possess one of the following: One year of specialized experience applying practical application of accounting principles, audit standards, procedures and technology; verifying that accounting systems are set up and maintained according to accepted accounting principles; and examining program documents as well as previous audit reports to determine compliance with governing regulations; OR One year of graduate-level education or superior academic achievement, from an accredited college or university; OR A combination of applicable graduate-level education and experience. You qualify for the GS-9 level if you possess one of the following: One year of specialized experience applying routine and conventional audit techniques to complete fundamental and relatively basic audits or portions of more in-depth audits; and reviewing and examining a variety of audit records to determine compliance. Two years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or master's or equivalent graduate degree; OR A combination of applicable graduate level education in excess of one year and required experience. Education to be substituted or combined must be from an accredited college or university and demonstrate the skills needed to do the work. One year of full time graduate education is considered to be the number of credit hours that the school attended has determined to represent 1 year of full-time study. If that information cannot be obtained from the school, 36 semester hours should be considered as satisfying the 2 years for the GS-09 grade level.
Company Name Department Of Homeland Security
Phone: (646) 733-3234
Website: Lenard H. Angevine, Acting Assistant Director
About the Company: DHS components work collectively to prevent terrorism, secure borders, enforce and administer immigration laws, safeguard cyberspace and ensure resilience to disasters. The vitality and magnitude of this mission is achieved by a diverse workforce spanning hundreds of occupations. Make an impact; join DHS.
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