THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
This National Guard position is for a FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST, Position Description Number D2184P01 and is part of the ID 124 Comptroller Flight, National Guard.Learn more about this agency
THIS POSITION IS ONLY OPEN TO CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE IDAHO AIR NATIONAL GUARD.
INDEFINITE POSITION- MAY CONVERT TO A PERMANENT STATUS WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION IF POSITION BECOMES AVAILABLE.
This position is located in the Comptroller's Flight at an Air National Guard (ANG) flying Wing. 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.
Executes assigned duties in compliance with OMB Circular A-123 (OMB 123) and FM FIAR Guidance. Responsible for ensuring compliance with established FM FIAR Methodology which provides a step-by-step approach to achieving improved financial information and audit readiness. Focuses audit readiness efforts on improving processes, controls, and related documentation based on the results of the application of the Methodology. Analyzes and acts on legislative information and matters regarding ANG Wing financial and non-financial resources pertaining to all FM FIAR requirements.
Develops management plans that document business and financial environment, defines and prioritizes processes into assessable units, assesses risks and tests controls, evaluates supporting documentation, and identifies weaknesses and deficiencies. Ensures management defines and designs its audit ready environment, recommends and documents solutions to resolve deficiencies, identifies resources required to implement corrective actions, and defines validation procedures to determine whether corrective actions successfully remediate the deficiency. Manages the evaluation of corrective actions and effectiveness through testing; and, determines the ANG Wing's compliance standards and audit readiness within the comptroller flight.
Performs detailed analyses for the FM FIAR initiative for the assigned ANG Wing. Assembles and/or develops background data, information, and documentation to support required FIAR analysis. Addresses all financial and non-financial requirements related to the financial accounting and reporting framework designed to achieve budgetary integrity as defined by the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board's (FASAB) accounting concept. Researches, compiles, and summarizes data involving obligations, expenses, and item information, narrative information, and quantitative data for use in FIAR reviews.
Coordinates and issues technical FIAR guidelines and instructions for the inspection of support and systems at the installation level within the comptroller flight. Develops and documents standards for measuring the efficiency and effectiveness of field FM FIAR operations. Working relationship with unit Quality Assurance Manager (QAM).
Develops program initiatives to ensure FM FIAR requirements are met (i.e., perform additional self-tests outside NGB/FM FIAR direction). Analyzes FM FIAR requirements and identifies any data variances to validate internal controls. Plans and executes unit FM FIAR audits and evaluations to determine efficiencies and effectiveness of internal procedures and processes. Ensures the proper objectives, scopes, and steps are taken to complete each FM FIAR requirement through the evaluation, gathering, assembling, and analysis of data.
Provides the Comptroller with guidelines for all program initiatives to ensure financial validity of internal controls for financed and non-financed (i.e., Milstrip Fuels and General Supply audits) programs. Coordinates with subject matter experts (SME) and provides technical advice on future FM FIAR requirements. Responsible for compliance with management and coordination of audit readiness internal controls and supporting documentation evaluation requests for information from higher headquarters within the required suspense dates. Serves as the Wing's FM FIAR lead analyst and is responsible for review and oversight of FM FIAR requirements and will assist with related issues pertaining to the Management Internal Control Plan (MICP). Oversees the development and execution of an ANG FM FIAR sustainment program and ensures alignment of the ANG sustainment procedures with the OMB 123. Conducts troubleshooting and management studies to ascertain the need for changes in existing management systems or methods of operation such as work processes, functional responsibility, operating techniques, organizational structure and other factors effecting the efficient and economical use of available resources.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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