Performs broad-in-depth financial analysis of inter-related accounting,
logistics and computer file systems concerning pay, accounts payable, and
various travel entitlements, using multiple procedures, processes and
techniques to evaluate alternatives and arrive at decisions, conclusions and
recommendations. Analyzes diverse financial management technical methods,
techniques, precedent cases, and procedures to resolve an extensive range of
difficult financial technical issues or problems.
Performs in-depth analysis, complicated pay, travel, and accounts payable
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) 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. Performs research regarding many
different and unrelated processes and methods relating to financial
transactions for analysis of complex and unusual financial transactions.
Analyzes results, applies 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.
Analyzes and resolves tax processing problems based on soldier inquiries or
internal control audits/reviews, ranging from Permanent Change of Station (PCS)
issues and combat tax exclusion pay to refunds of erroneous tax collections.
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 use to resolve issues, and recommends solutions
for systemic changes to enhance operations. Uses independent judgment to
reconstruct incomplete files, devise more efficient methods for procedural
processing, gather and organize information for inquiries, or resolve problems
referred by others. Interprets user requirements in designing new ad hoc
reports or modifications to standard financial and management systems,
resulting from regulatory, system, or force structure changes.
Researches, interprets, analyzes, and applies regulations, policies, procedures
and legal decisions to work and/or resolve complex financial issues/problems.
Uses public law; fiscal law; Department of Defense (DoD), Department of the
Army (DA), Forces Command (FORSCOM), NGB, and Defense Finance and Accounting
Service (DFAS) regulations; Standing Operating Procedures; Comptroller General
Decisions; and policies and issuances to execute the full range of financial
and commercial services.
Performs or conducts research, investigates and solves problems involving
reconciliations of discrepancies (Electronic Funds Transfer rejects,
pay/personnel/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.
Performs complicated actions to solve problems associated with processing
actions regarding multiple pay, travel, and accounts payable financial systems.
Incumbent uses related financial regulations and rulings covering diverse types
of transactions to function as the technical authority for resolving an
extensive range of financial issues or problems.
Performs varied duties, involving financial services payment systems (travel,
accounts payable, and pay; i.e. Joint Uniform Military Pay System Uniform
Standard Terminal Input System (JUMPS), Operational Data Store (ODS), Standard
Financial System ReDesign1 (SRD1), Defense Travel System (DTS), Integrated
Automated Travel System (IATS), etc., by applying a series of different and
unrelated methods, processes and techniques involving established financial
management systems. Analyzes and
develops a variety of new or established techniques and methods to evaluate
alternatives and arrive at decisions, conclusions, and recommendations that
enhance operations. Uses different procedures, as transactions are not
completely standardized, or transactions are inter-related with other systems,
that require coordination with other personnel or staff, both internal and
external to the organization.
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 (IDT), Annual Training (AT), Active Duty for Training (ADT),
Active Guard and Reserve (AGR), and Active Duty for Operational Support (ADOS
(includes Defense Support to Civilian Authorities (DSCA) operations). Executes
unique and special pay and entitlement actions in order to provide the
appropriate entitlements, such as Base Pay; Basic Allowance, Housing (BAH);
Basic Allowance, Subsistence (BAS); Incapacitation Pay (INCAP); Family
Separation Allowance (FSA); Hazardous Duty Pay; Hostile Fire Pay; Combat Zone
Tax Exclusion (CZTE); Special Duty Assignment Pay (SDAP); Student Loan
Repayment Program (SLRP); incentive (bonus) pay; Invitational Travel
Authorization (ITA); Jury Duty; child support; wage garnishments; allotments; survivor
benefits; and incentive pays (Jump Pay, Medical Pay, Flight Pay, Foreign
Language Proficiency Pay).
Analyzes and processes transactions directly with U.S. Treasury and local
financial institutions to ensure credits and collections are accomplished in a
timely manner in accordance with law, regulation and policy.
Applies information derived from personnel management systems to ensure proper
pay and entitlements to Soldiers and civilians. Supports Soldier Readiness
Processing (SRP) with face to face interviews to conduct personal records
review and ensure effective transition to Title 10 duty with accurate pay and
Uses computer master file systems, document processing and the effects of
transactions on existing records to modify normal automated processes while
protecting historical data. Ensures accuracy of modifications relating to
payments, contract modifications, accessions, separations, collections,
disbursements, garnishments, electronic fund transfer changes, and out of
service debts or other actions involving complicated adjustments. Determines
appropriate travel entitlements for multiple duty statuses and situations
including Temporary Duty (TDY), local travel, and Permanent Change of Station
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
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.
Responds to requests for assistance/information from multiple sources, to
include soldiers, civilian employees, family members, unit supervisory
personnel, Inspectors General (IG), Investigating Officers (IO), state and
federal political members, and vendors. Trains customers on pay and travel
entitlements and associated systems, processes and reports. Applies principles
and practices involving data protected under the Privacy Act.
Performs other duties as assigned.