Job Overview

Summary

The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States and one of the nation's longest-enduring institutions. 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!

Nebraska NG 

THIS POSITION CLOSES AT 11:59 PM EST 

NG MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED:  This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the NG.  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 NG must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the NG in the military grade listed in this announcement.

  

This position is located in the Comptroller Division, USPFO. The purpose of this position is to perform review and analysis of the various procedures used in administering and operating the fiscal control systems of the state and to identify, determine the cause of, and take corrective action to resolve difficulties, problems, and inefficiencies within those systems and ensure costing structure is established and monitored in the systems at the state level. Serves as the financial expert for the USFO Comptroller in a cost management environment under GFEBS.

NOTE: MUST BE ABLE TO OBTAIN AND MAINTAIN THE LEVEL OF SECURITY CLEARANCE/BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIRED.

ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION OF POSITION: USPFO, Lincoln, NE 

PD# D2372000 and D2373000

APPOINTMENT FACTORS:  This is a Perm Dual Status Army (Excepted Service) Enlisted/Officer position only.

Open Area of Consideration: 1, 2 and 3 
DEFINITION OF AREA(S) OF CONSIDERATION: 

Area 1-Current permanent and indefinite Technicians of the Nebraska Air or Army NG

Area 2-All Drill Status/M-Day members and temporary techs of the Nebraska Air or Army NG

Area 3-Current military service members who are willing and eligible to become members of the NE Air or Army NG

Area 4-All qualified candidates eligible and willing to become a member of the Nebraska Air or Army NG. Selected individual must become a member of the respective Nebraska NG prior to the effective date of hire.

Qualified applicants will be referred to the selecting official in the following order:

1. Fully qualified Area 1

2. Fully qualified Area 2

3. Fully qualified Area 3

4. Trainees

Duties

1. Cost Accounting: The incumbent will analyze, examine, and interpret accounting data, records and reports to determine past costs, identify improperly recorded costs, and reallocate cost to ensure they are recorded in proper cost structure. Incumbent will utilize GFEBS to inform managers of the cost of performing various functions associate with Service Level Agreements (SLA) and Service Support Programs (SSP), and assist them in using their funds in a more cost efficient and cost effective manner in support of their goals. Incumbent furnishes advice and assistance to management on accounting and financial management matters, analyzes information, resolves conflicting data, and formulates recommendations for management decisions. Coordinates and integrates analytical activities related to cost accounting and management. Using appropriate costing methodologies, the incumbent develops cost accounting data to provide accurate and timely financial information to satisfy command information requirements and to document full costs of installation activities. Accounting theories, concepts, principles, and standards are used to in internal matters involving regulatory requirements, statutory provisions, in internal matters involving regulatory requirements, statutory provisions, procedures, systems, or problems arising from changes in mission, programs or organizational structure. Monitors and assists in implementation of approved and directed procedural and cost management changes. Evaluates proposed regulatory changes and employee suggestions referred by the USPFO and provides comments and recommendations.

2. Managerial Accounting: Provides accounting advice and recommendations to program managers and the installation staff. Determines, selects, organizes and analyzes appropriate data for the effectiveness and/or efficiency of operations for use in executing performance measurements. Interprets financial management policy and provides guidance to staff elements. Identifies, monitors and reports trends and performance measurements that will aid managers in making financial management decisions. Manages the General Ledger to ensure the reconciliation of all General Ledger Tie Point issues, and taking corrective action to input or reverse spending chain transaction or coordination with the DFAS Tie Point team for GFEBS Tier 2 corrections. Reviews and analyzes General Ledge Abnormal Balances, and takes corrective action to correct, or coordinates with the DFAS General Ledger team for correction. Participates in formal briefings and meetings to provide advice and assistance.

3. Plans, coordinates and performs comprehensive reviews, special studies, and selective internal examinations of USPFO functions pertaining to cost management environment under the General Fund Enterprise Business System (GFEBS) and its interfacing feeder systems (STANFINS/AFCOS, SPS, DTS, DCPS,GCSS-A, ODS, FCM, IATS). Conducts detailed analysis on Interfacing System Information Documents (IDOCs) and takes corrective action to ensure proper system master data allows for proper interfacing. Manages the Interfund process to ensure all transactions are appropriately cleared from the Interfund Uncleared List. Corrective action includes detailed analysis and collaboration with the DFAS Defense Cash Accounting Ability System team and the DFAS del Mar team. Applies a knowledge of military and civilian pay entitlements and allowances and military and civilian travel entitlements; knowledge of the USPFO organization, mission, and functions; a thorough understanding of management, organization, and resources utilization policies and principles, and knowledge of review and analysis techniques including statistical sampling techniques and procedures. Identifies such problems as document flow and controls, inaccurate records and reports, regulatory compliance, conflicts with regulatory guidance, and correctness of payment and accounting for public funds. Analyzes and evaluates findings, determines types of corrective/improvement actions needed, and develops formal reports for submission to the Financial Manager. Recommends changes to procedures and practices covering all functional areas, additional training, and changes in the utilization of resources.

Supervisory Status

No

Promotion Potential

11

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional travel for training and work activities

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to…

AREA 1, 2 and 3

Questions? This job is open to 1 group.