Air National Guard Units FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT TECHNICIAN in Kingsley Field, Oregon
This National Guard position is for a FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT TECHNICIAN, Position Description Number* D2151000*and is part of the Oregon National Guard 173rd Fighter Wing, National Guard.
This position is a Title 32 Excepted Service - Military position. Oregon Air National Guard military service is a condition of employment.
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As a FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT TECHNICIAN, GS-0503-8, this position is located in the Air National Guard (ANG) Flying Wing, Comptroller Flight, Financial Management Section. The purpose of this position is to provide analysis, validation, processing and correction of financial transactions and issues/problems involving the full range of financial management services and accounting functions. Incumbent uses complete understanding of interrelated systems and processes across multiple functional areas and their interoperability to ensure the validity and accuracy of all disbursements, collections, and adjustments related to financial records.
(1) Performs broad-in-depth financial analysis of interrelated accounting, logistics and computer file systems concerning pay, accounts payable or receivable, and various travel entitlements to resolve especially difficult and sensitive, out-of-balance conditions associated with processing actions within Financial Management systems. Analyzes and evaluates data to conduct a variety of fiscal reconciliations, reviews, and account adjustments. Analyzes diverse financial management technical methods, techniques, precedent cases, and procedures to resolve an extensive range of difficult financial issues or problems. Balances all Program Managers' accounts with the federal database of record.
(2) Performs in-depth analysis on complicated pay, travel, accounts payable and receivable and fiscal accounting activity issues involving substantial corrective action and/or complicated adjustments and resolves issues, including assessing unusual circumstances or conditions. Utilizes experience and judgment, rather than guides, to fill in gaps, identify sources of information, and make working suppositions about what transpired to decide approaches, and resolve specific problems. Develops variations in approaches to fit specific problems or deals with incomplete, unreliable or conflicting data in the process of work performance in order to validate transactions and resolve inconsistencies.
(3) Performs other duties as assigned.
The above description only mentions a limited amount of the position's official duties. For a full comprehensive document that covers all the duties of the position, please contact one of the Recruitment Specialist at the bottom of the announcement.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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0503 Financial Clerical And Assistance
Conditions of Employment
- Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
- Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
- May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
- Must be able to obtain/maintain a Secret Security clearance.
- Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
- Must have valid state drivers license.
- This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.
- The duties of this job may significantly impact the environment. You are responsible to maintain awareness of your environmental responsibilities as dictated by legal and regulatory requirements, your organization, and its changing mission.
- Must be able to establish effective professional working relationships with coworkers and customers, contributing to a cooperative working environment and successful accomplishment of the mission.
- May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be required.
- Must have a current completed/cleared drug test and physical prior to appointment
- This is a Financial Mgmt Level Certified position IAW the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2012, Public Law 112-81, Subtitle F-Financial Management, Section 1599d. Incumbent shall comply with the requirements of this certification program.
- Employee must obtain the appropriate certification levels for their positions within 24 months after initial assignment.
- As a basis of continued Title 32 Excepted Service employment/appointment to a GS-0503 position, the employee must complete all Financial Management Program education and training.
- As a basis of continued Title 32 Excepted Service employment/appointment in the GS-0503 finance position, the employee must complete the requisite quantity of CETs every two years to sustain the achieved certification level.
- Employee must complete all required Financial Management Certification continuing education and training hours; and, the employee, along with his or her applicable supervisor, must document and manage the employee?s Individual Development Plan.
- All certifications are documented in the automated Learning Management Systems, as directed by DoD, U.S. Department of the Army, U.S. Department of the Air Force, and/or NG Career Field Functional Manager.
- Employee is subject to adverse actions, to include reassignment to a lower-grade and/or separation from federal service, if he/she fails to obtain the required Financial Mgmt Certification and education requirements for position.
- As a basis of continued employment, the employee must have and maintain a current Network License according to Air Force Directives, Licensing Network Users and Certifying Network Professionals.
- Military grade and compatibility: Enlisted Oregon Air National Guard, AFSC 6F0X1
Areas of Consideration:
Area 1 - Current permanent or conditional Title 32 Technicians of the Oregon ANG. Area 2 - Current permanent or conditional Title 5 Employees of the Oregon ANG. Area 3 - Current service members in the Oregon ANG. Area 4 - Individuals in the Active Duty US Air Force, Air Force Reserve, or Air National Guard who hold or have held the AFSC. Area 5 - US Citizens eligible to meet the military requirements for membership in the Oregon ANG.
GENERAL and SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Your submitted documents will be reviewed for the competencies, knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the job duty listed above. Within your resume you will need to detail your capabilities. You will need to demonstrate the following five basic qualification factors:
- Skilled in collecting data effectively, efficiently, and accurately;
- Ability to clearly enunciate English without impediment of speech that would interfere or prohibit effective communication;
- Ability to write English in reports and presentation formats;
- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively; and,
- Skilled in applying procedures and directives by reading and interpreting program material.
To qualify for this ANG position, the applicant must be eligible for entry into the position's financial management certification career program based on the position's GS-grade and/or the candidate's military rank before final approval and appointment is processed. The candidate must have at least six months of finance program experiences. A qualified applicant must understand the basic principles and concepts of the National Guard financial business program requirements. The applicant must have successfully completed the military finance program technical training school course program and have finance program experiences along with competencies that provided knowledge of financial principles and procedures. A qualified applicant must have experiences and training that demonstrate the abilities to follow directions, to read, retain, and understand a variety of instructions, regulations, policies and procedures. The applicant must have the specialized experiences in providing analysis, validation, processing and correction of financial transactions and issues/problems involving the full range of financial management services and accounting functions. The applicant must have the knowledge of inter-related systems and processes across multiple functional areas and their interoperability to ensure the validity and accuracy of all disbursements, collections, and adjustments related to financial records. Experienced and skilled in using Information to perform complicated actions to solve problems associated with processing transactions within the financial system and multiple feeder systems, to include logistics, contracting, travel and pay systems. Skilled in reconstructing inaccurate accounts, gathering and organizing information for inquires, and resolving problems. Uses knowledge and skills to suggest specific changes to the guidelines and development of control mechanisms; applies experiences in additional training for customers and specific guidance related to the procedural handling of documents and information. Knowledgeable and skilled in fact-finding and investigative techniques that identify, analyze and recommend solutions regarding fiscal accounting activity, such as: Application administration, funds control, commitments, obligations, disbursements, prepayment validation, reimbursements Military Interdepartmental Purchase Request's, Miscellaneous Obligation/Reimbursement Document (MORD) Letters Of Authority. Skilled in researching, interpreting, analyzing, and applying regulations, policies, procedures, legal decisions, and issuances regarding the full range of financial and commercial services provided, including public law, Fiscal Law, DoD, AF, NGB, and DFAS regulations, Standard Operating Procedures, and Comptroller General Decisions. Skilled in determining the appropriate pay, allowances, and entitlements resulting from multiple military and civilian statuses, to include: Title 10 Active Duty; Title 32 IDT, AT, ADT, AGR, and ADOS. Knowledgeable of unique and special pay and entitlement situations to include, Base Pay, BAH, BAS, INCAP, FSA, Hazardous Duty Pay, Hostile Fire Pay, CZTE, SDAP, SLRP, Jury Duty, Child Support, Wage Garnishments, Allotments, Survivor Benefits, and other monetary incentives such as, Jump Pay, Medical Pay, Flight Pay, and Foreign Language Proficiency Pay. Knowledgeable of the rules, regulations, pay, and entitlements of Title 32 Excepted Service technicians while serving in a military status. Skilled in working on master computer file systems, the interrelationship of various financial systems applications and the effects of those applications on existing records to modify normal automated processes while protecting historical data. Knowledge of how these modifications relate to payments, contract modifications, accessions, separations, collections, disbursements, garnishments, electronic fund transfer changes, and out of service debts or other actions involving complicated adjustments. Skilled in determining appropriate travel entitlements for multiple duty statuses and situations including TDY, local travel, PCS, and ITAs. Knowledge of tax regulations, systems, and processes involving tax documents, DITY payments, and RITA payments. Knowledgeable of Fiscal Law, DoD, AF, ANG, and DFAS regulations, Standard Operating Procedures and policies; and specific financial management regulations including DoD Financial Management Regulation, Joint Federal Travel Regulations/Joint Travel Regulations, Defense Travel Service Manual, Air Force Manual 65-116, Defense Civilian Pay Manual, Air National Guard (ANG) Standard Operating Procedures, policy memorandums, and issuances regarding fiscal accounting procedures and rulings. As a condition of continued employment in the GS-0503-08 position, dependent on the position's certification level and contingent on the employee's military rank, the employee must complete the position's higher financial management certification within 24 months of appointment to that position.
A review of your qualifications will be conducted to determine if you are qualified for this job. Qualified candidates will be assigned to a quality category. The quality categories are:
- Highly Qualified: Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for this position.
- Well Qualified: Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for this position.
- Qualified: Candidates in this category meet the minimum education and/or experience requirements for this position.
Your rating will be based on both your entire application package as well as the responses to the assessment questionnaire. Please note that if, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience, your category rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities, or you may lose consideration for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your eligibility.
In order to qualify for this position you must: 1. Submit complete resume and other required supporting documentation as necessary
Must have a high school diploma. An undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university is optimum.
Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience: To qualify for GS-0503 dual status technician positions on the basis of completed undergraduate or graduate education, the college degree education must be in one of -or- be a combination of the following required disciplines: Accounting, business, finance, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organizational management. Applicants who completed the Army or the Air Force Financial Technical School course and were awarded the applicable and compatible military skills are considered minimally qualified for the GS-08 entry-level position.
If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx).
If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.
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Drug test required
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To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (format should include Month and Year) of employment and duties performed.
Other supporting documents: Cover Letter, DD-214, OF-306, Police Records Check Form DD-369, Resume, SF-50, and Transcript
*Any AGR applicants must contact the Point of Contact's within the announcement for direction's on how to apply via email or telephone call.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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To apply for this position, you must complete the online application and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.
A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
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Oregon National Guard 173rd Fighter Wing 211 Arnold Ave Kingsley Field, OR 97602 US
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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/501501900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Open & closing dates: 06/05/2018 to 11/30/2018
Pay scale & grade: GS 8
Salary: $45,810 to $59,557 per year
Appointment type: Permanent
Work schedule: Full-Time