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Financial Management Technician

Air Force Civilian Service Garden City, GA
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Job Description

Duties

The following list is not comprehensive but provides a snapshot of some of the duties that may be required of this position:

  • 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. 
  • 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.  
  • Analyzes particular facts of financial transaction problems/issues, verifies and evaluates data; obtains additional information to reconcile discrepancies or inconsistencies; and, applies pertinent Fiscal Laws, regulations, precedent decisions, and procedures to determine appropriate action for resolution.
  • Incumbent researches, interprets, analyzes, and applies regulations, policies, procedures, and legal decisions to work and/or resolve complex fiscal issues/problems regardless of the technical difficulties encountered.
  • Performs or conducts research, investigates and solves problems involving discrepancy reconciliations of (Electronic Funds Transfer rejects, pay/personnel or travel mismatches) to identify, analyze and provide solutions regarding multiple entitlements, payments to personnel in various duty statuses and assorted payments to commercial vendors, including computation of interest due.
  • Performs varied duties, involving financial services payment systems (travel, accounts payable, and pay; for example, Joint Uniform Military Pay System Uniform Standard Terminal Input System (JUMPS), Defense MilPay Office (DMO), Reserve Travel System (RTS), Air Reserve Order Writing System (AROWS), and Defense Travel System (DTS).
  • Determines appropriate pay, allowances, and entitlements resulting from multiple military and civilian statuses, to include: Title 10 Active Duty; Title 32 Inactive Duty for Training, Annual Training, Active Duty for Training, Active Guard and Reserve, and Active Duty for Operational Support (ADOS).  Executes unique and special pay and entitlement actions in order to provide the appropriate entitlements, such as Base Pay, Basic Allowance, Housing, Basic Allowance, Hazardous Duty Pay, Hostile Fire Pay, Combat Zone Tax Exclusion, Special Duty Assignment Pay, Student Loan Repayment Program, Incentive Pay, Invitational Travel Authorization, 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.
  • Determines appropriate payments to vendors by applying Prompt Payment Act, tax law, contract law, account code structure, invoice processes, and Grants and Cooperative Agreement regulations and guidelines.
  • Audits the full range of pay, travel, and accounts payable authorizations and entitlements to determine compliance with multiple laws, regulations, policies and issuances.
  • Schedules, runs, and analyzes various financial system reports, such as daily activity reports, error/reject reports, status reports, discrepancy and mismatch reports, transaction reports, and ad hoc reports.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

General Experience: Applicant must have experience, education, or training in progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work which demonstrates the candidates' ability to communicate with individuals at different levels in order to assist and provide information.  Experience using computers and automated systems.

Specialized Experience GS-07:  Applicant must have at least 12 months specialized experience maintaining records, compiling reports, compiling figures, or performing other procedural work of two or more sections.  Experience summarizing, analyzing and evaluating financial data for review.  Experience providing technical and specialized administrative data, background material and references upon request.

Specialized Experience GS-08:  Applicant must have at least 18 months specialized experience doing thorough accurate work that requires a logical sequence of steps to accomplish a task.  Experience in obtaining and interpreting information, organizing and developing clear and meaningful written information.  Experience which included responsibility for the supervision and management of personnel.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs):  Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will be further evaluated by the Selecting Official based on the following KSAs considered essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position.

  • Knowledge of and skills in the interrelationships of the various financial, personnel and computer file systems, methods, techniques, precedent cases and procedures to resolve especially difficult and/or sensitive problems. 
  • Knowledge of related financial regulations and rulings covering diverse types of transactions to function as a technical authority to resolve an extensive range of issues or problems. 
  • Skill 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.
  • Skill 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. 
  • Skill in determining 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. 
  • Knowledge 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.
  • Skill in determining appropriate payments to vendors by applying Prompt Payment Act, tax law, contract law, account code structure,  and invoice processes, Grants and Cooperative Agreement regulations and their effects on the accounting system. 
  • Knowledge of fact finding, investigative and problem solving techniques involving reconciliations of discrepancies such as, Electronic Funds Transfer rejects, pay/personnel/travel mismatches and pay timeliness, that identify, analyze and recommend solutions regarding financial services, multiple entitlements, and payments to personnel in various duty statuses and commercial vendors which may include computation of interest due.

Other Requirements: For positions requiring  the operation of motor vehicles, selectee must have a valid state drivers license for the state in which they live or are principally employed.

For positions requring a security clearance (Secret or Top  Secret), selectee must possess or be able to obtain a clearance within one year of appointment.

National Guard Compatibility:  Once an applicant is selected and prior to being placed in the technician position, the selectee must be assigned to 165th Comptroller Flight in the Georgia Air National Guard as an Enlistedmember in AFSC: 6F0X1.

Rank inversion is strictly prohibited.

Wear of the Air Force uniform as prescribed by AFR/NGB/GA NGR is required for incumbent of this position.  Acceptance of this position constitutes concurrence with this requirement as a condition of employment.

BENEFITS

The following Web addresses are provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.
Main site for new federal employees - http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp
Flexible Spending Accounts - This Program allows you to pay for certain health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars. For additional information visit: https://www.fsafeds.com/fsafeds/index.asp
Health Insurance - The FEHB Program offers over 100 optional plans. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/health/index.asp
Leave - Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/oca/leave/index.asp

Life Insurance - The FEGLI Program offers Basic Life Insurance plus three types of optional insurance, for additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/insure/life/index.asp
Long Term Care Insurance - The FLTCIP provides long term care insurance for Federal employees and their parents, parents-in-law, stepparents, spouses, and adult children. For additional information visit: http://www.ltcfeds.com/
Retirement Program - Almost all new employees are automatically covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). FERS is a three-tiered retirement plan. The three tiers are: Social Security Benefits, Basic Benefit Plan, Thrift Savings Plan. For additional information visit: http://www.opm.gov/retire/index.asp.


Other Information

Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered or exempt from Selective Service (see www.sss.gov).

Job Details

Date Posted August 4, 2017
Date Closes September 3, 2017
Requisition 465780000
Located In Garden city, GA
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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