Job Overview


Wyoming Military Department


Applicants must be current members of the US Air Force, US Air Force Reserves or Air National Guard on the closing date to be considered for this vacancy and able to transfer to the Wyoming Air National Guard if selected

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!

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

Open Area of Consideration:

Area 6: Nationwide Job Opportunity (Dual Status Technician) - Merit Promotion:  Open to current members of the US Air Force, US Air Force Reserves or Air National Guard and eligible to transfer to the Wyoming Air National Guard.

Technician Info:
Position Title: Staff Accountant
Position Series/Grade: GS-0501-11
Position Description #: D1577000
FAC #:  151A00
PAS #:  FMS3
Technician Position #:  0085906034

Military Position #:  9675611L

Position Location: 153rd Comptroller Flight, Cheyenne WY


Min: E5/SSgt              Max:  E7/MSgt

Enlisted applicant's military grade cannot exceed the maximum military grade authorized. Over-grade applicants must provide a written demotion statement of understanding with application, willingness to be administratively reduced in grade (state specific grade) if selected for this position. 

A Demotion Statement of Understanding is located at:

Applicants' under-grade or over-grade (without a written demotion statement of understanding) will not be considered for this vacancy.  Acceptance of this position does not in any way constitute a military promotion.



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 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 high-potential personnel.

This position will require the incumbent to possess or be able to obtain a Level 2 Financial Certification within 24 months of the start date.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • As needed.

Relocation Authorized

  • No