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    THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

    This National Guard position is for an INTERNAL CONTROL ANALYST, Position Description Number T5903400 and is part of the ID 124 Wing, Idaho Air National Guard.

    THIS POSITION IS ONLY OPEN TO CURRENT ONBOARD TITLE 5 EMPLOYEES IN THE IDAHO NATIONAL GUARD.

    THIS POSITION IS INDEFINITE. SEE QUALIFICATION SECTION FOR MORE INFORMATION.

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    Responsibilities

    This position is located in an Air National Guard (ANG) wing, Comptroller's Flight; The purpose of the position is to function as the Financial Management (FM) focal point for the Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) initiative, as well as, advise the Comptroller and Wing Commander in all matters relating to FM FIAR within the FM community. The incumbent will provide direction and leadership, under the Comptroller's authority, towards the planning, implementing and achievement of the FM FIAR initiative within the Wing. This work requires knowledge and skill in the application of related laws, regulations, precedents, methods and techniques of budgeting.

    The purpose of this position is to plan, coordinate, and perform comprehensive reviews, special studies and selective internal examinations of base level financial management programs.

    Provides administrative oversight of the Quality Assurance (QA) Program. Provides technical assistance and advice to the Financial Manager (FM) and staff. Examines all areas to determine the effectiveness of procedures and also determines if supervisors are recording quality data upon which accurate management conclusions and decisions are based. Ensures effective and efficient quality standards and internal controls are in place at base level operations. Ensures the unit is performing in accordance with established standards. Researches, develops, modifies, and maintains qualitative standards for use in evaluating and monitoring performance indicators. Uses verifiable and objective measures and develops statistically reliable and valid measures whenever possible. Provides technical internal control advice on military pay, civilian pay, travel pay, disbursing and collection, accounting, vendor and contract pay, budget, and systems administration. Maintains a schedule of all reports, audits, inspections, and internal control reviews.

    Independently conducts various reviews to assess organizational performance. Manages self-inspection programs. Examines all pay-related and accounting and financial functions to ensure internal accounting systems and administrative controls are sufficient to reasonably ensure all obligations and payments comply with applicable laws. Ensures funds are safeguarded against waste, loss and misappropriation, and all remittances and payments are properly accounted. Reviews military pay vouchers, travel payments, and entitlement documents to ensure supporting documents are applicable and valid. Perform post-audit voucher review. Works closely with the financial management staff to extract needed information for targeting and studying suspected potential weaknesses. Identifies existing and potential material weaknesses and works with affected officials to develop a schedule of corrections. Understands and identifies material weaknesses in this context relate to the monetary value and the perceived command, public, or political sensitivity associated with a particular function. Monitors access levels and dual access to financial systems and prepares or oversees the preparation of all internal control reports. 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 comptroller office and reports discrepancies to the FM.

    Focal point for fraud prevention. Reviews retrieval data provided by the local systems branch to screen for any unauthorized access level or dual access between the payable systems and the general accounting system. Reports discrepancies to the FM for further research.

    Based on general supervisory guidance, reviews and coordinates, with management and affected supervisors, new or modified applications affecting automated systems. Identifies needed system changes and conducts system change tests to ensure changes produce the desired matches such as, duplicate payments, collections, and reconciliations. Responsible for analyzing findings and recommendations. Reports discrepancies to the FM.

    Gathers data, tracks discrepancies, prepares trend charts, and facilitates discussions with personnel at financial or QA meetings. Ensures all open discrepancies are consistently and aggressively addressed and resolved through completion. Prepares monthly Discrepancy Tracking Report to management for review.

    Cross-feeds various reports and bulletins, on a routine basis, through various electronic communications such as, emails and websites throughout the Wing financial management community.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/552341600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.