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FINANCIAL MANAGER

Air Force Civilian Service Madison, WI
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Duties

Its purpose is to serve as the Chief Financial Officer for the installation and dissimilar geographically separated units, with responsibility for managing all funds through fiscal reporting and financial advisory services, to include budget formulation and execution, travel and commercial accounting, military and civilian payrolls, and financial systems applications. The incumbent serves as the Assistant United States Property and Fiscal Officer for Air (Fiscal), the installation funds Certification Officer, the organizing and directing member of the Financial Management Board, and the Wing Commanders focal point for highly
sensitive military and civilian entitlement issues. Operates as a full partner with the Wing Commander, the Senior Management Staff, and GSU Commanders in planning, implementing, and executing the financial programs directly associated with the objectives of the Adjutant Generals Department and accomplishment of federal military and state support missions. Functions include the receipt, accounting, collection, safeguarding, and disbursement of government appropriated funds, and the likewise oversight authority and management of non-appropriated funds. As an agent for the U.S. Treasury, the incumbent is responsible for maintaining compliance with all regulatory and legal requirements; the overall integrity of  accounting data; full disclosure of accounting information; sound reporting methods; analytical interpretation of the
organizations financial posture and solvency; and implementation, operation, and maintenance of the budget, accounting, payroll, and other financial systems.

Qualifications

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: All series personnel must be certified at the next higher grade-level before being eligible for grade promotion to that level; and, must have a minimum of one year on-the-job experience in the grade immediately below the next higher level. An applicant must have a Series validated understanding of the complex principles and concepts of the occupational series and grade.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: To qualify, the applicant must have a minimum of four years of singular or combined experiences in US Air Force and/or Air National Guard financial program disciplines. An applicant must have experiences in managing funds through fiscal reporting and financial advisory services, to include budget formulation and execution, travel and commercial accounting, military and civilian payrolls, and financial systems applications. Must have working knowledge of the duties associated with the United States Property and Fiscal Office and the certification requirements for installation funds. Experiences included working with the Financial Management Board and handling highly sensitive military or civilian entitlement issues. Competent in planning, implementing, and executing the financial programs directly associated with the objectives of the Adjutant Generals Department and accomplishment of federal military and state support missions. Experiences involved the receipt, accounting, collection, safeguarding, and disbursement of government appropriated funds, or oversight authority and management of non-appropriated funds. The applicant requires competencies in directing financial management policies in support of the ANG military organizations and units. An applicant must have a working knowledge of statutory responsibilities in regard to financial obligations, accounting transactions, disbursement spending, and administrative control of all allocated federal funds. Experiences included determining financial and budget impacts; and, implementing courses-of-action in regard to addressing DoD, Department of the Air Force, National Guard Bureau, Inter-Service, and/or non-DoD governmental programs that affected ANG plans, policies, and missions. Skilled in presenting accounting information, reporting methods, and/or analytic financial interpretations. Experiences included work that established and directed financial policies that ensured compliance with fiduciary responsibilities, statutory requirements, regulations, procedures, and national and local policies. Experiences resulted in the optimum use and control of financial resources. Experienced as a financial advisor and technical expert to senior staff managers, major subordinate commands, and/or the Program Budget Advisory Council. Skilled in providing financial advisory services, such as the availability and appropriate use of Federal funds, through briefings, conferences, and committee meetings. Competent in analyzing reports and data derived from financial systems, and, capable of identifying strengths and deficiencies. Competent in the interpretation of legal propriety when processing financial program payments. Experiences included the ARNG disbursement activities and maintaining a base-line knowledge of the pecuniary liability for these disbursements. Experienced in developing, coordinating, and organizing an integrated system of financial services, that included budgeting, accounting, financial analysis, operational review, accounts payable, military pay, civilian pay, travel, government travel card program, and financial management reporting. Must have competencies in writing, presenting, and training financial management system controls, policies, and procedures. Experienced in accounting for and accurately managing federal funds in compliance with statutory requirements, regulations, directives, procedures, and national or local policies. Competent in recognizing potential problem areas through detailed risk analysis and vulnerability assessments that resulted in revised or new management control studies and operational reviews. Must have at least 12 months of supervisory experiences in finance, accounting, or audit programs. The supervisory experiences involved leading, planning, and scheduling program work in a manner that promoted smooth flow and even distribution of assigned work requirements. Experiences included training and guiding employees on finance programs and assigning tasks. Supervisory experiences involved balancing financial program work requirements, aligning program policies, and providing advice, mentoring, and a wide-variety of directions. Experienced on coaching and counseling employees on behaviors and/or performance issues. Experienced in structuring assignments that created effective and efficient procedures with measured and improved task processes. Must have demonstrated experiences and/or endorsements on employee mentorship competencies that improved working relationships and GS- improved employees performance. Supervisory experiences provided employees with improved training applications and completion of career development certifications and continuing education course programs. Supervisory experiences involved planning work requirements and assigning work to subordinates. Competent in establishing priorities and preparing schedules for work completion. Skilled in determining assignments based on priorities, degrees of difficulty, and Series program requirements. Competent in conducting employment interviews and recommending appointments, promotions or reassignment of employees. Knowledgeable on performance standards, monitoring or evaluating employee performance. Experiences resulted in the employees increased performance values in quality work, timeliness considerations, and work efficiencies. Must have working knowledge of equal employment and affirmative action programs.

NOTE: Your résumé and/or supporting documentation will be verified to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications required as described in the duties listed above. You will also be evaluated to the extent you possess the knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics associated with the position. Therefore, please ensure your application package addresses the required specialized experience. In describing your experience, you should be clear and specific. We will NOT make assumptions regarding your experience. If your resume does not support the specialized experience requirements youve answered in the questionnaire answers, you will be rated ineligible for this position.

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS: Military skill set is determined by AFSC requirements. Upon selection, individuals must be assigned to a compatible military AFSC in accordance with statutes and National Guard Bureau regulations, guides and must obtain/maintain all requirements of the AFSC.

The compatible AFSC for this position is: 65FX

Military Grades: You must currently hold a pay grade of O-3 through O-5 to be eligible to apply for this position


An undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university is mandatory. The degree must be in finance; or, in a related field such as, business administration, business management or public administration that included - or - was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting. The 24 hours may include up to six hours of credit in business law. A copy of your transcript must be provided.

At a minimum, applicants must be able to obtain and maintain a favorable background investigation for suitability purposes for employment in the federal government.  Not being able to maintain a favorable background investigation may result in administrative action, including termination from employment.   

 OTHER REQUIREMENTS  

· Incumbent must maintain membership in the Wisconsin National Guard.

· For positions requiring the operation of motor vehicles, candidates must have a valid state driver's license for the state in which they live or are principally employed.

· For positions requiring a security clearance (Secret or Top Secret) the applicant must possess or be able to obtain a clearance within one year of appointment.

· The wearing of the military uniform and abiding by the customs and courtesies as prescribed by applicable military service regulations are conditions of employment.

· Employees will be required to participate in direct deposit/electronic fund transfer (DD/EFT).

· 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.

· Selected individual must pass a preplacement physical PRIOR to appointment.EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: The Wisconsin National Guard is an organization that values diversity and inclusion. As part of our recruitment process, we invite all job seekers interested in employment with The Wisconsin National Guard to voluntarily provide gender and ethnic information for Equal Employment Opportunity reporting. We do not use this self-identification information in any manner to make our hiring decisions, and whether or not you provide your self-identification information will have no impact on our review of your resume and/or application.

BENEFITS

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees. Group Life Insurance, Health Insurance Programs, Retirement Program, Injury Compensation Benefits, 13 days Sick Leave each year, Annual Leave - 13 days a year for the first three years, 20 days a year for the next 12 years and 26 days after 15 years, 10 paid Holidays and 120 hours Military Leave.

The following web address is provided for your reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees.

http://www.opm.gov/insure/new_employ/index.asp


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Job Details

Date Posted October 7, 2017
Date Closes November 6, 2017
Requisition 466520400
Located In Madison, WI
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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