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IG Auditor/Program Analyst

Inspector General Auditors conduct performance, financial statement, financial-related, and information systems audits of CIA programs and activities.
  • Full time
  • Starting salary: $70,576- $172,075
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree

Agency-wide Requirements

All applicants must be:

  • U.S. citizens (dual U.S. citizens also eligible)
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Willing to move to the Washington, DC area
  • Able to complete security and medical evaluations
  • Registered for the Selective Service

About the Job

Protect your nation by helping to strengthen Central Intelligence Agency programs and operations through independent oversight!  As an Inspector General Auditor, your work will help the CIA effectively and efficiently carry out its vital national security mission.  Your work will also promote good stewardship of CIA resources and help detect and deter fraud, waste, and abuse. 

As an Inspector General Auditor with the CIA, you will use your analytic and critical thinking skills to evaluate all aspects of intelligence programs, operations, and activities including strategy, risk, financial resources, procurement, project management, information technology, covert action, and compliance with laws and regulations.

Inspector General Auditor responsibilities include developing and writing audit programs; developing and documenting audit findings in accordance with government auditing standards; and developing recommendations designed to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of CIA programs, operations, and activities. Auditors will also conduct or support other OIG functions as required.

Travel may be required.

Who You’ll Work With

At the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), we recognize our Nation’s strength comes from the diversity of its people. People from a broad range of backgrounds and viewpoints work at CIA, and our diverse teams are the reason we can keep our country safe.

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What You’ll Get

Our benefits support every aspect of a working professional’s life, including health and wellness, time off, family, finances, and continuing education. Our programs include highly sought-after government health benefits, flexible schedules, sick leave, and childcare. In some cases, we also offer sign-on incentives and cover moving expenses if you relocate.

As a CIA employee, you’ll also get the satisfaction of knowing your work is part of something bigger than yourself. Our work is driven by one mission: to keep our Nation safe. Every day is an opportunity to enhance U.S. national security.

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Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in one of the following fields or related studies:
    • Accounting
    • Business Management
    • Data Analytics
    • Economics
    • Finance
    • Information Systems
    • Political Science
    • Public Administration
    • Public Policy
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated excellent critical thinking skills
  • Ability to apply government auditing standards, discern key issues, and draw appropriate conclusions
  • Ability to meet the minimum requirements for joining CIA, including U.S. citizenship and a background investigation

Desired Qualifications

  • At least a 3.0 GPA on a 4-point scale
  • Advanced degrees
  • Professional certifications:
    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
    • Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE)
    • Certified Information Systems Auditors (CISA)
    • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
    • Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)
    • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Experience with government auditing, accounting, program evaluation, or information systems