American taxpayers entrust billions of dollars each year to the Department of the Interior. Financial management experts of all types help DOI meet its mission in the most efficient and fiscally responsible way possible, enabling DOI to accomplish the many tasks necessary to manage and protect the public lands of our vast nation.
This position is represented at the following bureaus
The ideal candidate can work effectively as part of a team, applying his/her knowledge of accounting and auditing to support varied resource management activities and operations. Effective analytical, writing and systems skills are necessary.
Mostly indoors, in an office setting.
Career Level Requirements
Responsibilities by Level
- Planning, developing and coordinating complex audits
- Developing and interpreting audit-related polices, procedures or guidance
- Summarizing findings and results of audits
- Overseeing auditing programs
- Advising and briefing top management officials
- Developing high level recommendations, initiatives or policies
Strengths by Level
AccountabilityHolds self and others accountable for measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results. Determines objectives, sets priorities, and delegates work. Accepts responsibility for mistakes. Complies with established control systems and rules.Show Tool TipJourney 12-13Senior 14-15
Attention to DetailIs thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail.Show Tool TipJourney 12-13Senior 14-15
Interpersonal SkillsTreats others with courtesy, sensitivity, and respect. Considers and responds appropriately to the needs and feelings of different people in different situations.Show Tool TipJourney 12-13Senior 14-15
Oral CommunicationExpresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, taking into account the audience and nature of the information (for example, technical, sensitive, controversial); makes clear and convincing oral presentations; listens to others, attends to nonverbal cues, and responds appropriately.Show Tool TipJourney 12-13Senior 14-15
Problem SolvingIdentifies problems; determines accuracy and relevance of information; uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations.Show Tool TipJourney 12-13Senior 14-15
ReasoningIdentifies rules, principles, or relationships that explain facts, data, or other information; analyzes information and makes correct inferences or draws accurate conclusions.Show Tool TipJourney 12-13Senior 14-15
Self-ManagementSets well-defined and realistic personal goals; displays a high level of initiative, effort, and commitment towards completing assignments in a timely manner; works with minimal supervision; is motivated to achieve; demonstrates responsible behavior.Show Tool TipJourney 12-13Senior 14-15
TeamworkEncourages and facilitates cooperation, pride, trust, and group identity; fosters commitment and team spirit; works with others to achieve goals.Show Tool TipJourney 12-13Senior 14-15
Technical CompetenceUses knowledge that is acquired through formal training or extensive on-the-job experience to perform one's job; works with, understands, and evaluates technical information related to the job; advises others on technical issues.Show Tool TipJourney 12-13Senior 14-15
WritingRecognizes or uses correct English grammar, punctuation, and spelling; communicates information (for example, facts, ideas, or messages) in a succinct and organized manner; produces written information, which may include technical material, that is appropriate for the intended audience.Show Tool TipJourney 12-13Senior 14-15
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