Program Analyst

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

DC Office of the Inspector General

Job Summary

This position is located in the District of Columbia Office of the Inspector General OIG). The incumbent works as a Program Analyst within the Division of Quality Management (DQM), and is responsible for performing quality assurance reviews (QARs) of ongoing and completed audit, inspection, evaluation, and investigation engagements in the OIG’s Operations Division.

Duties include but are not limited to:

Conducts root cause analysis of the OIG’s core work processes to identify opportunities for continuous improvement or transformation.
Conducts QARs to determine whether oversight work complies with policies and standards, and tone, clear facts and conclusions are adequately supported and cross-referenced.
Prepares draft and final QAR reports summarizing QAR observations using elements of a high-quality evaluation report.
Participates in maintaining and improving the OIG’s digital performance measurement, analysis, and reporting dashboard. Participates with preparing the OIG’s Report on activities annually.
Maintains accurate, complete, and current inventory of all OIG recommendations to District agencies for analysis and reporting.
Performs other related duties as assigned

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance, or a closely related field, plus a minimum of two (2) years of work-related experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and/or experience which exhibits the ability to perform satisfactorily in the position.

Licensures, Certifications and other requirements
Possess professional certifications such as CPA, CIA, CFE, CISA, CIGA, CICA, CCSA, CGAP, and CIGI; preferred

Be familiar with the programs and operations of the District government and have knowledge of the laws, policies, regulations, and instructions governing, affecting or pertaining to OIG and DQM activities;
Possess professional competency in handling assignments that involve efforts in problem solving and analysis directed toward improving the efficiency and effectiveness of DQM activities; and
Possess team-building, leadership, and analytical skills, as well as effective oral and written communication skills.
Candidates must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the grade 11 level and is directly related to the position which has equipped the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position.

Substantial knowledge of the theories, concepts, principles, and practices of government auditing, inspection, evaluation, and investigation.
Substantial knowledge of GAGAS, COSO, Green Book, and CIGIE quality standards.
Thorough knowledge of the laws, policies, regulations, and instructions governing, affecting or pertaining to agency activities and programs.
Thorough knowledge and skill to apply new developments in audit, inspection, evaluation, and investigation concepts and techniques to changing programs in order to increase program efficiency and effectiveness in identifying problems, gathering information, and writing reports.
Work Environment

Work is typically performed in an office setting (or cubicle), and the work area is

adequately lighted, heated and ventilated. Periodic external site visits such as external meetings.

Other Significant Facts:

Promotion Potential: None

Duration of Appointment: Career Service Appointment

Pay Plan, Series, and Grade:  CS-343-12

This position is not represented by a collective bargaining unit.

The incumbent of this position will be subject to enhanced suitability screening pursuant to Chapter 4 of DC Personnel Regulations, Suitability – Security Sensitive.

“If the position you are applying for is in the Career, Management Supervisory, or Educational Service at an annual salary of one hundred fifty thousand dollars ($150,000) or more, you must establish residency in the District of Columbia within one hundred eighty (180) days of the effective date of the appointment and continue to maintain residency within the District of Columbia throughout the duration of the appointment.”

The District of Columbia Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.

Submission of a resume alone is NOT a complete application. This position may require the completion of additional form/s and/or supplemental materials. Failure to provide the required information and/or materials will result in your application not being considered for employment.

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