This position is located at an Air National Guard
(ANG) Wing, Financial Management (FM). The purpose of this position is to serve
as a Staff Accountant with responsibility for planning, coordinating, and
performing comprehensive quality assurance reviews, special studies, and
selective internal examinations of base level accounting and financial management
programs. Work involves preparing, analyzing, interpreting, presenting, and advising
on accounting and financial data. The incumbent concurrently organizes and administers
the operation of automated financial systems in support of financial management
functions. The work requires a professional knowledge of accounting theories,
principles, and practices. Duties performed are in support of state and Federal
ANG operations, training, and readiness missions.
-- Provides administrative oversight, and carries
out the requirements of a quality assurance and internal review program.
Provides technical assistance and advice to the Financial Manager, staff, and
other interested parties.
-- Independently conducts various internal control
reviews to assess organizational performance. Oversees, establishes, and
maintains self-inspection programs and a comprehensive quality assurance plan.
Examines financial management functions to ensure internal accounting systems
and administrative controls are sufficient to confirm that obligations and
disbursements comply with applicable laws, and that funds are safeguarded
against waste, loss, and misappropriation. Reviews accounting and pay documents,
travel vouchers, and vendor payments to ensure supporting documentation is proper
and valid. Performs post-audit voucher reviews.
-- Serves as the primary source of expertise on
matters regarding automated financial systems. Interfaces with various on-base
and off-base personnel regarding financial systems.
-- Examines all functional areas and determines the
effectiveness of procedures, the integrity of financial and accounting data,
and other decision-support criteria used by management. Ensures quality
assurance standards and internal controls are in place within the FM.
-- Analyzes and measures the effectiveness and
efficiency of financial operations; reliability of financial reporting;
compliance with policies, regulations, applicable laws and guidance; and
ensures that internal controls are in place.
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATION:
Management Certification Level Two. Work requires the application of
comprehensive financial management knowledge and technical proficiency combined
with a broad knowledge of professional concepts, policies, and principles. Work
also involves expanding skills, knowledge, and leadership abilities of
This position will require the incumbent to possess
or be able to obtain a Level 2 Financial Certification within 24 months of the