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Assistant Inspector General for Audits

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Rockville, Maryland (US)
$135468.00 to $203700.00
Closing date
Feb 10, 2022

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As the Assistant Inspector General for Audits (AIGA), you will be responsible for the leadership and strategic direction for the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) audit and evaluation program.  You will plan and execute a comprehensive audit and evaluation program, administering the quality assurance program for all products, tracking audit resolution, ensuring management action on audit recommendations, and developing and implementing AlGA’s policies, strategies, and procedures to ensure that all products meet the “Generally Accepted Government Auditing Standards.”  In addition, you will be responsible for the management of the audit portion of the NRC OIG budget.

Key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

  • Develops, revises, and modifies the OIG Audit Manual, the authoritative source of OIG policies, standards, and procedures for conducting audits and evaluations.
  • Provides leadership, coordinates, and recommends policies for activities designed to promote economy and efficiency in the administration of, and to prevent and detect fraud, waste, and abuse in, NRC and Board programs and operations.
  • Directly supervises the Deputy Assistant Inspector General for Audits (DAIGA) performing the full range of supervisory responsibilities for the assigned staff including time and attendance approval, performance evaluation, deciding on any necessary disciplinary actions, and approval of training and travel requests.
  • Provides strategic direction for an audit program that is comprehensive, effective, and responsive to the needs of the Inspector General, ensures that NRC and DNFSB financial statements are audited, evaluates the effectiveness and efficiency of NRC and Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) programs, and verifies whether agency contractors meet the terms of their contracts with the agency.
  • Develops the OIG annual audit plan that meets mandatory legislative requirements, includes areas that are of particular concern to the President, Congress, agency management, and the Inspector General; and encompass the highest risk management challenges within NRC and DNFSB.  Ensures that the OIG audit program aligns with the OIG Strategic Plan.
  • Maintains an effective quality control process for audits and evaluations.  This includes quality assurance reviews of all on-going projects, planning and carrying out annual internal quality reviews, and overseeing the tri-annual peer review process.
  • Monitors actions taken by NRC and DNFSB management to assure that appropriate corrective action is taken in response to findings and recommendations of OIG reports.
  • Directs Audit input for the Semiannual Report to Congress.
  • Represents the OIG in meetings with federal, state, and local officials; representatives of the nuclear industry, public interest groups, professional organizations; and members of the general public.
  • Represents the OIG on pertinent Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE) committees.
  • Implements corporate management strategies consistent with the OIG Strategic Plan.
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