THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
This National Guard position is for a FINANCIAL TECHNICIAN (Title 32), Position Description Number D2151000 and is part of the IL 183 WG, National Guard.Learn more about this agency
This is an open continuous announcement. Initial cutoff will be 30 June 2021. Recruitment will continue through the announcement closing date until the position is filled.
As a FINANCIAL TECHNICIAN (Title 32), GS-0503-8, you will provide analysis, validation, processing and correction of financial transactions and issues/problems involving the full range of financial management services and accounting functions.
Major Duties - This is NOT an all-inclusive list:
- Perform broad-in-depth financial analysis of interrelated accounting, logistics and computer file systems concerning pay, accounts payable or receivable, and various travel entitlements to resolve especially difficult and sensitive, out-of-balance conditions associated with processing actions within Financial Management systems.
- Analyze and evaluate data to conduct a variety of fiscal reconciliations, reviews, and account adjustments.
- Analyze diverse financial management technical methods, techniques, precedent cases, and procedures to resolve an extensive range of difficult financial issues or problems.
- Apply a series of different and unrelated methods, processes, and techniques involving established financial management systems.
- Use originality to sort complicated factual information regarding public law, Fiscal Law, Department of Defense (DoD), Department of the Air Force, National Guard Bureau (NGB), and Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) regulations, Standard Operating Procedures, Comptroller General Decisions, and policies/issuances to apply a variety of methods and execute the full range of financial management services.
- Perform in-depth analysis on complicated pay, travel, accounts payable and receivable and fiscal accounting activity issues involving substantial corrective action and/or complicated adjustments and resolve issues, including assessing unusual circumstances or conditions.
- Determine appropriate pay, allowances, and entitlements resulting from multiple military and civilian statuses, to include: Title 10 Active Duty; Title 32 Inactive Duty for Training, Annual Training, Active Duty for Training, Active Guard and Reserve, and Active Duty for Operational Support (ADOS).
- Determine appropriate payments to vendors by applying Prompt Payment Act, tax law, contract law, account code structure, invoice processes, and Grants and Cooperative Agreement regulations and guidelines.
- Analyze and resolve tax processing problems based on airmen inquiries or internal control audits/reviews, ranging from Permanent Change of Station (PCS) issues and combat tax exclusion pay to refunds of erroneous tax collection.
- Interpret data to identify problems, determine nature of the problem or issue, decide approach to resolve issues, and recommend solutions for systemic changes to enhance operations.
- Respond to requests for assistance/information from multiple sources, to include airmen, civilian employees, family members, unit supervisory personnel, Inspectors General (IG), Investigating Officers (IO), state and federal political members, and vendors.
- Sort complicated factual information and apply a variety of financial methods to resolve issues.
- Develop variations in approach to fit specific problems or deals with incomplete, unreliable or conflicting data in the process of work performance in order to validate transactions and resolve inconsistencies.
- Utilize experience and judgment, rather than guides, to fill in gaps, identify sources of information, and make working suppositions about what transpired to decide approaches, and resolve specific problems.
- Analyze particular facts of financial transaction problems/issues, verify and evaluate data, obtain additional information to reconcile discrepancies or inconsistencies and apply pertinent Fiscal Laws, regulations, precedent decisions, and procedures to determine appropriate action for resolution.
- Analyze and process transactions directly with U.S. Treasury and local financial institutions to ensure credits and collections are accomplished in a timely manner in accordance with law, regulation and policy.
- Use computer master file systems, document processing and the effects of transactions on existing records to modify normal automated processes while protecting historical data.
- Audit the full range of pay, travel, and accounts payable authorizations and entitlements to determine compliance with multiple laws, regulations, policies and issuances.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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