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USAID Job Vacancy Position: Auditor, FSN-12 SOLICITATION NO.: 72049222R10018)
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September 14, 2022

SUBJECT:   Solicitation for a Cooperating Country National Personal Service Contractor (CCNPSC – Local Compensation Plan) 

 

POSITION TITLE:  AUDITOR, FSN-12 

SOLICITATION NO.:  72049222R10018 

ISSUANCE DATE:  SEPTEMBER 14, 2022 

CLOSING DATE/TIME:  SEPTEMBER 28, 2022 / 11:59 PM (Philippine Time)


The Auditor is located in the USAID Office of Inspector General (OIG) Asia Region Manila Sub-office. S/he serves in the capacity of Nonfederal Audit (NFA) Coordinator with responsibility for conducting and assigning audits for OIG review as part of OIG’s oversight of USAID’s financial audit program.  

The basic function of the NFA Coordinator is to oversee and conduct desk reviews and quality control reviews (QCRs) of the NFA reports to ensure that independent audit firms conducted their work in accordance with the U.S. Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards (GAGAS) or international standards in conjunction with GAGAS, if applicable. 

The Auditor reports to the Audit Assistant Director and performs supervisory responsibilities over the locally employed Auditors and the Audit Management Assistant staff on the NFA team. 

Major duties and responsibilities include: Staff Supervision and Other Audit Related Functions (40%), Nonfederal Audit Coordination (35%), and Audit Planning, Implementing and Reporting for Quality Control Reviews (QCRs) (25%). 

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NOTES:  

To be considered for this position candidates must meet the following minimum qualifications: 

  1. EDUCATION (5 points) – Completion of a University Degree in any of the following: Accounting, Finance or Business Administration is required. Note: Additional education may NOT be substituted for experience.
  1. PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE (20 points) – Minimum of five (5) years of experience in professional accounting or auditing. Three years of this experience must have been gained from working in a related occupation within a U.S. government agency, host government organization, international or donor organization, or private sector where English language is routinely used in the workplace. Note: Additional experience may NOT be substituted for education.
  1. LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY/COMMUNICATION SKILLS (25 points) – Level IV (fluent) English and Tagalog proficiency is required in speaking, reading, and writing. With this level of communication skills, the Auditor is expected to: prepare regular and ad hoc reports, such as well-written draft reports presenting audit findings, conclusions and recommendations.
  1. JOB KNOWLEDGE (20 points) – A thorough knowledge and understanding of professional U.S. government and international auditing standards, theories, and practices to perform the duties to oversee nonfederal audits (NFA), conduct quality controls reviews (QCRs) of external audit firms, and provide internal and external training. These areas of responsibility require this position to have or the ability to quickly gain a strong working knowledge of USAID programs, objectives, financial regulations, USAID award instruments, applicable laws, and host country requirements in the locations where USAID’s financial audits are conducted.
  1. SKILLS AND ABILITIES (30 points) – Must have keen analytical ability and be capable of exercising sound independent judgment. Must have the ability to (1) dig through large amounts of difficult and possibly conflicting materials to find relevant information, (2) evaluate the audit implications of relevant data, and (3) find and logically interpret relevant audit standards/applicable audit criteria. Demonstrate the ability to present facts and recommendations in a clear, concise manner both verbally and in written products. Must be able to deal effectively with senior officials in the audit process and in presenting and defending recommendations. Must have the ability to impart knowledge by conducting audit-related training, as appropriate, to USAID staff and external contacts.

HOW TO APPLY: 

  1. Eligible Offerors are required to complete and submit the following: 
    1. Cover letter/Letter of Interest: The cover letter should contain an overview of the offeror’s qualifications and must state how the applicant meets the minimum education and prior work experience qualifications as stated in Section II of this solicitation. Please indicate this as the subject line of the cover letter: Solicitation for a Cooperating Country National Personal Service Contractor (CCNPSC – Local Compensation Plan) 
    2. Current resumé/curriculum vitae (CV): The CV/resumé must contain sufficient relevant information to evaluate the offer in accordance with the stated evaluation criteria. Please indicate period of employment for each job in this format: MMMM dd, yyyy (e.g., July 01, 2015 to December 31, 2020). 
    3. References: Minimum of three (3) references with name, occupation, and contact information (email address and mobile number).  The references may be current or previous supervisors or work colleagues who can respond to reference check/s on the applicant’s professional expertise and work ethic. The Contracting Officer or the Technical Evaluation Committee may also reach out to other references not provided by the applicant.   
    4. Transcript of records (TOR): The TOR should reflect the date of graduation.

  1. Offers must be received by the closing date and time (September 28, 2022/11:59PM) specified in Section I, item 3, and submitted to the Point of Contact in Section I (aidmnlhr@usaid.gov).

  2. Offeror submissions must clearly reference the Solicitation number (72049222R10018) on all offeror submitted documents.