Air National Guard Units (Title 32) FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT TECHNICIAN in Peoria, Illinois

Job Overview

Job Overview
Summary

About the Agency

This National Guard position is for a FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT TECHNICIAN, Position Description Number D2151000and is part of the IL 182 AW, National Guard.

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your states and your community!

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

Duties

As a FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT TECHNICIAN, GS-0503-6/7/8, you will perform 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. Analyze and evaluate data to conduct a variety of fiscal reconciliations, reviews, and account adjustments. Analyze diverse financial management technical methods, techniques, precedent cases, and procedures to resolve an extensive range of difficult financial issues or problems. Balance all Program Managers' accounts with the federal database of record. Perform 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. Utilize 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. Develop 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. Analyze particular facts of financial transaction problems/issues, verify and evaluate data; obtain additional information to reconcile discrepancies or inconsistencies; and, apply pertinent Fiscal Laws, regulations, precedent decisions, and procedures to determine appropriate action for resolution. Perform research on many different and unrelated processes and methods relating to financial transactions for analysis of complex and unusual financial transactions. Analyze results, apply personal initiative and judgment to make recommendations, which may result in changing guidelines affecting internal, state, and National Guard Bureau (NGB) level processes and procedures. Analyze and resolve 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. Ensure complex tax issues involving tax documents, Do It Yourself (DITY) moves, and Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) payments, are accomplished accurately and timely. Interpret 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. Use independent judgment to reconstruct incomplete files and accounts; devise more efficient methods for procedural processing, gather and organize information for inquiries, or resolve problems referred by others. Interprets user requirements in order to design new ad hoc reports or modifications of standard financial and management systems. Seek positive results from regulatory, system, or force structure changes. Research, interpret, analyze, and apply regulations, policies, procedures, and legal decisions to work and/or resolve complex fiscal issues/problems regardless of the technical difficulties encountered. Use originality to sort complicated factual information regarding public law, Fiscal Law, Department of Defense (DoD), Department of the Air Force, National Guard Bureau (NGB), and Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) regulations, Standard Operating Procedures, Comptroller General Decisions, and policies/issuances to apply a variety of methods and execute the full range of financial management services. Perform or conduct research, investigate and solve 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. Sorts complicated factual information and applies a variety of financial methods to resolve issues. Make independent decisions regarding processes involving unusual circumstances or conditions. Develop variations in approaches to fit specific functions while often encountering incomplete, unreliable or conflicting data in the process of work performance.

This is NOT an all-inclusive list of duties.

Supervisory Status

No

Promotion Potential

8

Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • You may be expected to travel for this position.
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Who May Apply
This job is open to…

United States Citizens

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • National Guard Membership is required.
  • 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.
Qualifications

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: 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-08 Level - 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 providing technical and specialized administrative data, background material and references upon request. GS-07 Level -Must possess 12 months 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. GS-06 Level - Must possess 9 months experience which indicates the ability to obtain and present information in a clear and meaningful manner. Experience which has provided the applicant with a broad knowledge of financial data and the skill set to operate automated systems.

Applicants must have 12 months experience at the next lower grade.

MILITARY REQUIREMENTS:

Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement. This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.

Military Grades: * Enlisted Only - May not exceed the rank TSgt.*

Compatible Military Assignments: 6F0X1

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

Security Clearance

Secret

Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.

BENEFITS

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Other Information

If you are needing some extra information regarding Federal Resumes, you should consider the additional resources provided on IL HRO Staffing's Page: https://states.gkoportal.ng.mil/states/IL/fedstaff/hro/TechStaffing/Federal%20Resume%20Workshop/Home.aspx

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.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/474166500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 2017-07-12 to 2017-08-01

Salary: $36,611 to $58,570 / per year

Pay scale & grade: GS 6 - 8

Series: 0503 Financial Clerical And Assistance

Appointment type: Permanent

Work schedule: Full-Time

Job announcement number: IL-10018446-AF-17-191

Control number: 474166500