Report Waste, Fraud
Abuse, Or Retaliation
Report Waste Fraud, Abuse, Or Retaliation


Job Description

Under the Office of Inspector General's (OIG's) team approach, this Auditor serves as a team member on performance and financial-related audits, attestations, inspections, and evaluations (hereafter referred to as reviews) of programs and activities 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 activities. The incumbent may also assist with information technology audits, OIG investigations, and follow-up reviews of previous OIG reviews to determine if 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.


At the FR-24 grade, a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance, economics, business, or related field, or equivalent experience, plus at least one year of audit, financial accounting, or related experience. Knowledge of principles, theories, practices, and techniques of accounting, management, and auditing/inspecting/evaluating to assist with, plan, and conduct 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.

In addition, at the FR-25 grade, at least three years of audit, financial accounting, or related experience. Experience conducting financial or performance reviews under GAGAS or other such standards. General knowledge/understanding of automated data processing procedures and controls. High degree of proficiency in oral and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team environment.


  • Ideally, a top candidate will also have some experience conducting performance audits or evaluations, reviewing a federal agency's administrative or program operations.
  • Past performance evaluations may be requested.
  • Candidates with degrees in public administrative are also encouraged to apply.

Please apply using the 'job search' function on the Federal Reserve website using job id #21669.

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