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Financial Management Technician, GS-0503-08, E2-E5, 17-151T

Air Force Civilian Service Phoenix, AZ

Job Description


This position is located at 161st Air Refueling Wing (Phoenix, AZ), Comptroller Flight.  The purpose of this position is to perform the full range of responsibilities within the flight and will be rotated through duties to include Military Pay, Travel Pay, Civilian Pay, Accounting and some Budget.  This position will also be used as a leadership role.  This position may begin in either of those sections or do a combination of all, but will rotate throughout the office to provide a breadth of experience. This position provides 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.  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.  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.  Analyzes and resolves tax processing problems based on airmen inquiries or internal control audits/reviews, ranging from Permanent Change of Station (PCS) issues and combat tax exclusion pay to refunds of erroneous tax collection.  Ensures complex tax issues involving tax documents, Do It Yourself (DITY) moves, and Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) payments, are accomplished accurately and timely.  Interprets data to identify problems, determines nature of the problem or issue, decides approaches to resolve issues, and recommends solutions for systemic changes to enhance operations.  Uses independent judgment to reconstruct incomplete files and accounts; devises more efficient methods for procedural processing, gathers and organizes information for inquiries, or resolves problems referred by others.  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.


APPOINTMENT FACTORS :This position is the Federal/Excepted Civil Service and is open to current members or those eligible for membership in the Arizona Air National Guard. Individual selected will receive a Permanent Appointment after successful completion of a one year trial period. 


Prior to appointment into this position, selectee must be a current member of the Arizona Air National Guard and be able to qualify for the following AFSC : 6F0X1

Max Military Grade: E5


Acceptance of a Federal Excepted technician position of over 179 days in length will cause termination from the Selected Reserve Incentive Program (BONUS). Individual selected will be required to take a pre-employment medical screening which will be paid for by the Agency

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) funds are not available for this position.


Specialized Experience: Must possess 18 months 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 may have included responsibility for the supervision and management of personnel or team lead, but not required.



1. Ability to interpret the DoD, Air Force and Air National Guard laws, regulations, policies, procedures and precedents that pertain to areas within the Comptroller Flight.

2. Knowledge of accounting procedures and techniques to identify correct forms, input transactions, and perform daily audit reviews.

3. Ability to develop and conduct briefings with unit personnel and finance staff for one-on-one assistance or mass trainings.

4. Experience in communicating both orally and in writing with a wide variety of customers to include unit personnel, resource advisors, or outside agencies.

5. Knowledge of the various entitlements and processes in military pay, travel pay, and civilian pay.

6. Knowledge and ability to develop training plans for new airman.

7. Skills in developing and mentoring subordinates as a supervisor and/or a team lead.

Candidate must be a citizen of the United States

Direct Deposit of pay is mandatory.

Known Promotion Potential: None




For this job announcement the following documents are REQUIRED and must be COMPLETED WITH SIGNATURES:



· Resume or Optional Form 612

· Optional Form 306, declaration for Federal Employment (WITH SIGNATURE)

· AZNG Form 335-2-R (Knowledge, Skill and Ability Supplement) or substantiating document that contains the listed KSAs in this announcement with your relevant experiences.

Additional Supporting Documentation: Report of Individual Personnel (RIP), other documentation that shows AFSC/ASVAB/Rank qualifications etc. (Optional but recommended)

Please click on the link below to review the TOP REASONS FOR DISQUALIFICATION

You may download the required forms from the Arizona National Guard Human Resources website at After you have completed the form, please submit using the upload instructions above listed above Option A.


To submit the documents requested follow the options listed above. Your resume, curriculum vitae, the Optional Application for Federal Employment (OF 612), or any other written format you choose to describe your job-related qualifications can be submitted electronically using the document upload process or fax. Please ensure that your resume contains your full name, address, phone and at least your last four digits of your social security number.



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Other Information

1. If you are a current excepted service Federal employee or former Federal employee who has reinstatement eligibility, you must submit a copy of your latest SF-50 "Notification of Personnel Action" and/or a copy of the SF-50 that reflects excepted service tenure, or you will not be considered under the merit promotion process. Also, you should submit your most recent performance appraisal.

2. All qualification requirements must be met prior to the closing date of this announcement. Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review in our office, in other Federal agency personnel offices, and on OPMs web site at .

3. Please do not fax/email any applications or resumes to the Arizona National Guard Human Resource Office. You must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter.

Job Details

Date Posted June 10, 2018
Date Closes July 10, 2018
Requisition 465713500
Located In Phoenix, AZ
SOC Category 00-0000.00