Air National Guard Units FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ANALYST in Des Moines, Iowa
Summary IOWA AIR NATIONAL GUARD - TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION Open to employees of the Iowa Air National Guard with the 132nd Wing (Title 32 Military Technicians , Title 5 Civilians & Drill Status). LOCATION: 132nd Wing, Des Moines, IA Responsibilities As a FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ANALYST, GS-0501-11, you will perform the following duties: Independently performs and 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. Aggregates data from multiple financial systems and sources in order to directly or indirectly provide the Comptroller, Wing Commander, United States Property and Fiscal Officer (USPFO), National Guard Bureau (NGB), Unites States Air Force (USAF), DFAS, Department of the Treasury and senior level management with accurate and timely financial reporting. Ensures the proper documentation, accounting, and auditability of funds, and their traceability to the USPFO in accordance with Department of Defense (DoD) regulations and/or applicable laws. 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. Analyzes and accurately processes financial services transactions (i.e., payroll, debts, and miscellaneous entitlements) while applying quality assurances techniques. Resolves complex functional problems within the pay system for affected customers. Develops recommendations for actions under uncertain conditions with short and rapidly changing program deadlines. Facilitates the resolution of intricate entitlement discrepancies for serviced customers, and ensures proper interfaces with appropriate DoD agencies and federal financial systems. Executes full spectrum pay and entitlement operations (Military Pay, Civilian Pay, Accounting, and Travel Pay). Provides expert interpretation on DoD and DFAS regulatory and administrative guidelines in accordance with generally accepted principles. Interprets policies and collaborates with the financial management enterprise to facilitate best practices and compliance assurance. Determines the legality of entitlements/collection actions and provides decision support to the Financial Manager. Processes data and performs broad-in-depth financial analysis of interrelated accounting, military and civilian pay, accounts payable and receivable, and various travel entitlements to resolve especially difficult and sensitive, out-of-balance conditions associated with processing actions within Financial Management systems. Analyzes and evaluates data to conduct a variety of fiscal reconciliations, reviews, and account adjustments. Analyzes diverse financial management technical methods, techniques, precedent cases, and procedures to resolve an extensive range of difficult financial issues or problems. Reconciles Resource Center Manager (RCM) accounts ensuring data integrity. Coordinates with the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) and posts validated accounts to the General Ledger. Resolves pay and entitlement problems unique to the customer. Manages and executes internal control procedures to protect against fraud, waste, and abuse. Performs other related duties as assigned. T5636000 Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. We will not make assumptions regarding your experience. Applicants who do not fully address the minimum/specialized experience needed for the position in their resume will not be referred for consideration. MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: applicant should have competent experiences that are equivalent or commensurate to the financial administration program business with demonstrated understandings of the program's principles and concepts defined by the applicable NG Title 5 Excepted Service Series GS-0501 position descriptions' resulting job analysis information and crediting plan data. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: GS 0501 11 - Applicant must have at least 12 months of the following experience: Finance program experiences and competencies that provided knowledge of financial principles and procedures. Applicant must have an excellent understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the Air National Guard financial business program requirements. An applicant must have experiences and training that demonstrates the abilities to follow directions, to read, retain, and understand a variety of instructions, regulations, policies and procedures. Education Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience - To qualify for the National Guard GS-0501 Title 5 Excepted Service positions, on the basis of completed undergraduate or graduate education, the awarded college degree should be in one of -or- be a combination of the following disciplines: Accounting, business, finance, economics, math, statistics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organizational management. You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position. The financial management certification requirements will vary for the Title 5 Excepted Service GS-0501 positions dependent on the employees' GS grades and the complexity of their positions' financial administrative supervisory and non-supervisory business programs. The Title 5 Excepted Service GS-0501 employees are not retained in their positions if they fail to complete their positions' higher financial management certifications, as determined by the incumbents' GS-grades. Additional Information If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/1959 and are required to register under the Military Selective Service Act, the Defense Authorization Act of 1986 requires that you be registered or you are not eligible for appointment in this agency (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.aspx). APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 06/22/2021. FAILURE TO PROVIDE COMPLETE INFORMATION MAY RESULT IN YOU NOT RECEIVING CONSIDERATION FOR THIS POSITION. Please refer to the Qualifications and Evaluations Section of this Announcement to understand the qualification requirements, and the How to Apply Section for detailed instruction on applying. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Financial Management Certification Primary Financial Administration Track. A subject, such as accounting, auditing, budget, finance, payroll (military or civilian), or commercial pay, is selected by a Title 5 Excepted Service GS-0501 employee when he or she initially enter the financial management certification program. If the employee enters the position and the position's certification program is identified as Certification Level ONE, the primary track is the subject that the employee selects for the Fundamentals and Operations of Finance. If the employee enters the position and the position's certification program is identified as Certification Level TWO, the primary track is the subject that a member selects for the Concepts, Policies and Principles of Finance. If the employee enters the position and the position's certification program is identified as Certification Level THREE, the primary track is Finance. The GS-0501 position's Concepts, Policies, and Principles of the Alternate Track is different from the primary track.