DEAMS Deployment Support

Kearney & Company - United States4.4

Full-timeEstimated: $70,000 - $98,000 a year
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Kearney is currently seeking an Air Force (AF) Financial Management Subject Matter Expert (SME) to join our team in various locations in the U.S. for the Defense Enterprise Accounting and Management System (DEAMS). The successful candidate will serve as a key member on the Deployment team and interact with other AF major commands and bases in support of the world-wide deployment and day-to-day operations of DEAMS. This position will require travel as part of DEAMS Deployment. The candidate will provide financial management SME related assistance to end users through the various phases of deployment and sustainment activities.

The candidate will resolve or help resolve DEAMS system-related process issues and guide users through functional processes impacted by the system. They should demonstrate solid functional end-to-end Oracle E-Business Suite experience as well as solid technical and functional experience. The AF Financial Management SME will also develop and support applicable methodologies, tools, and approaches to end user data collection methodologies. Additional skills and responsibilities are defined below:

Serve as a Deployment Team point of contact for the DEAMS MAJCOM POCs
Act as the initial DEAMS FMO representative to the deploying bases, briefing the Base POC, RAs, etc., on DEAMS and the planned deployment to their base
Assist with base Site Profile distribution and collection of end user and financial data; analyze the data, organize, and participate in site visits
Support DFAS and AF (AD, AFRC & ANG) DEAMS end users in registering for DEAMS and assist in identifying required training
Facilitate user set-up and assignment of system Roles and Responsibilities
Coordinate training activities with DEAMS Formal Training and assigned bases
Manage comprehensive checklist of deployment and cutover tasks
Provide targeted assistance to users based on DEAMS metrics, recurring critical task results, and results of other data analysis
Provide ad hoc and on-the-job training to DEAMS users via telephone, video-teleconference, webinar, or on-site visit (when local), to include general training for new users and functional problem areas
Collect and submit deployment related metrics
Facilitate and promote Strategic Communications/Change Management activities
Assist with DEAMS Discoveries/Lessons Learned activities at the deployed bases
Deployment SMEs will assist MCSMEs and other DEAMS functional business areas as required
Provide support to the DEAMS Help Desk, e.g., surge and end of year processes


Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 8 years of Air Force financial management experience
Experience in AF Funds Control, Accounting, Financial Analysis, Accounts Payable, Government Purchase Card, or Defense Finance and Accounting Service
Ability to analyze financial data using Microsoft Office products, including Excel and Access, as well as the ability to create and use PivotTables and complex functions
Candidate must be willing and able to travel as part of DEAMS Deployment as required or to support sustainment activities for MAJCOM of assignment - at least 50% travel
Ability to brief and communicate effectively with senior leaders and managers
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance (US citizenship required)

Preferred Qualifications:
DEAMS experience
Knowledge of AF legacy systems such as the Integrated Accounts Payable System (IAPS), the Standard Base Supply System (SBSS), the Standard Materiel Accounting System (SMAS), the General Accounting and Finance System (GAFS), the Reserve Travel System (RTS), the Automated Business Service System (ABSS), the Commander's Resource Integration System (CRIS), and the Intra-governmental Payment and Collection a plus



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