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The primary purpose of this position is to maintain financial analysis and financial services oversight and liaison functions in the Comptroller Squadron.
Provides technical expertise in the use of all comptroller financial management automated data management systems. Manipulates financial management computer applications and systems to meet the needs of end-users.
Devises and recommends the adoption of procedures to implement financial services processes, polices, and regulations issued by MAJCOM or higher headquarters or agencies.
Performs budget execution and administration work involving the monitoring of obligations incurred and the actual expenditures of a budget. Performs assigned budget execution tasks to meet the needs of organization(s) at the lowest operation level.
Researches and provides guidance on budgetary procedures and/or interpretation of standard procedures and regulations on the various phases of budget administration.
Plans, installs, configures, operates, monitors, maintains, and troubleshoots various makes and models of computers, including stand-alone desktop systems, along with various application software packages and operating systems.
Occasional travel - Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft.
Job family (Series)
0501 Financial Administration And Program
Conditions of Employment
U.S. Citizenship Required
Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance
This position is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
Disclosure of Political Appointments
PCS is not authorized; DNRP is not authorized
Safeguard classified or sensitive budget-related information and/or files
This is a Financial Management Level X Certified position IAW the NDAA 2012, Public Law 112-81, Subtitle F-Financial Management, Section 1599d. Incumbent shall comply with the requirements of this certification program."
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have at least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade GS-09, or equivalent in other pay systems. Examples of specialized experience includes; Comprehensive knowledge of budget information systems technology and automated data processing concepts and applications to maintain or manipulate budget computer applications and systems to meet needs of end-users, perform quality check of budget systems and resolve or report problems/technical difficulties, and recommend process Improvements, modifications, and upgrades that will optimize system utilization. Practical knowledge of the missions, functions, goals, objectives, work processes, and sources of funding of budget activities in order to relate needs and accomplishments of serviced activities to anticipated and actual dollar figures m the budget.
EDUCATION: Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree or 3 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M., if related. NOTE: You must submit a copy of official transcripts.
COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: A combination of education and experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of education beyond two years (total semester hours minus 60) by 60. Add the two percentages. NOTE: You must submit a copy of official transcripts.
FEDERAL TIME-IN-GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT FOR GENERAL SCHEDULE (GS) POSITIONS: Merit promotion applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year at the GS-09 level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the GS-11 level. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:
1. Knowledge of commonly used financial management methods, practices, procedures, regulations, policies, and processes to formulate, justify, and execute the budget for assigned budget accounts. Knowledge of financial management regulations and procedures to provide procedural guidance on budget and financial services entitlements, including knowledge of funding policies, precedents, limitations, and entitlements associated with military and civilian pay and travel.
2. Knowledge of missions, functions, goals, objectives, work processes, and sources of funding pertinent to installation programs/organizations.
3. Knowledge of financial management systems technology and automated data processing concepts and applications to maintain or manipulate financial management computer applications and systems, perform quality check of financial management systems, and make recommendations on process improvements that will optimize system utilization. Must have specific knowledge on the Commanders' Resource Integration System (CRIS), Defense MilPay Office (DMO), Defense Travel System (DTS), Automated Business Service System (ABSS), PCS In-Processing System (PIPS), eFinance and FM Suite, and be able to adapt to requirements with current data systems.
4. Knowledge of computerized budget and service systems and languages (MAPPER (BARS client software), CASHLINK, Central Disbursing System (CDS), DynaComm, Enterprise Output Manager (EOM), JDC, JTLA, MIAP, Standard Material Accounts System (SMAS), WinGAMPS WinMOOPS, Info-Connect, and other systems related programs). Comptia A+ certification. Knowledge in Windows XP Workstation, Windows 2000, Internet working with MS TCP/IP, MS Networking Essentials, MS FrontPage 2003, and MS Office is highly desirable.
5. Knowledge and skill to monitor hardware and software/operating PC system maintenance to include establishing individualized PC set-up, establishing user accounts; troubleshooting hardware, and network-related user problems; and training new employees on internal operating and security procedures.
6. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.
7. Knowledge of military and civilian pay policies and procedures ensure legal and consistent application of entitlements for all military and U. S. civilian employees
8. Ability to collect, organizes, analyze, and extract data from a variety of non-evident sources, documents, etc. for management review and decision-making. Ability to select and apply clarity of analytical methods and techniques.
PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.
VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
Current or Former Federal Civilian Employees (Includes current Air Force employees): You are required to submit legible copy/copies of your last or most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, (block 24 must be a "1" or "2" AND block 34 must be a"1"). Additionally, if you are applying for a higher grade (GS) and your SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you meet the one year time-in-grade requirement so you will need to provide an SF-50 which clearly demonstrates you meet the time-in-grade requirements (examples of appropriate SF-50s include Promotions, Within-grade Grade/Range Increases, and SF-50s with an effective date more than one year old)
Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated well qualified or above for this position. You must submit a copy of the agency notice, your most recent performance rating, and your most recent SF-50 noting position, grade level, and duty location.
Employed Annuitants (Reemployed Annuitants): Applicants in receipt of an annuity based on civilian employment in the Federal Service are subject to the DoD Policy on The Employment of Annuitants. Click here for more information.
90-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.
Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.
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How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application package (resume, supporting documents, and responses to the questionnaire) will be used to determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
The resume/documents you submit must support your responses to the online questionnaire. If your application contradicts or does not support your questionnaire responses, you will receive a rating of "not qualified" or "insufficient information" and you will not receive further consideration for this job.
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Applicants who meet the requirements for and apply as a non-competitive eligible that meet minimal qualifications and other requirements of this position, will be given consideration as a non-competitive candidate and will be referred unless blocked by an individual with priority/preference.
APPRAISALS/AWARDS: Hiring Managers use objective methods and consider previous performance appraisals and awards in the selection process. Current Federal Civilian employees should list any relevant performance related rating and/or awards in your resume.
Applicants who disqualify themselves will not be evaluated further.
Background checks and security clearance
Drug test required
The following documents are required and must be provided with your application. Other documents may be required based on the eligibility/eligibilities you are claiming. Click here to view the AF Civilian Employment Eligibility Guide and the required documents you must submit to substantiate the eligibilities you are claiming.
Online Application - Questionnaire
Resume - For qualification determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and dates of employment (i.e., month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application may be marked as insufficient and you will not receive consideration for this position. If you are a current Federal employee or previous Federal employee, provide your pay plan, series and grade, i.e. GS-0301-09. Do NOT include photographs (or links to social media such as LinkedIn), inappropriate material, inappropriate content, nor personal information such as age, gender, religion, social security number, etc., on your resume.
Transcripts - if you are basing your qualifications on education or if the position requires education, you must submit copies of your transcripts
Registration/License - active, current registration/license if applicable for the position
If claiming VRA, VEOA or Veterans' Preference - a copy of your DD Form 214, which must include character of service or a Statement of Service/Proof of Service which must include service dates and character of service. In addition, if claiming 10-point preference and/or 30% Disabled Veteran, you must submit a VA Letter or a disability determination from a branch of the Armed Forces (or documentation of purple heart, if applicable) and a SF 15 (Application for 10-point veteran preference).
Current or Former Federal Civilian Employees (Includes current Air Force employees): You are required to submit legible copy/copies of your last or most recent SF-50, Notification of Personnel Action, (block 24 must be a "1" or "2" AND block 34 must be a"1"). Additionally, if you are applying for a higher grade (GS) and your SF-50 has an effective date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you meet the one year time-in-grade requirement so you will need to provide an SF-50 which clearly demonstrates you meet the time-in-grade requirements (examples of appropriate SF-50s include Promotions, Within-grade Grade/Range Increases, and SF-50s with an effective date more than one year old).
Applicants must refer to the AF Civilian Employment Eligibility Guide (link provided above) for a complete list of required documents for each eligibility you identify.
ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS: The VOW Act requires agencies to treat active duty service member as veterans, disabled veterans, and preference eligible, when they submit, at the time they apply for a Federal job, a "certification" of active service in lieu of a DD214, assuming the service member is otherwise eligible. A "certification" letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. The "certification" must reflect the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date of submission. The "certification" must be signed by, or by direction of, the adjutant, personnel officer, or commander of your unit or higher headquarters and must indicate when your terminal leave will begin (if applicable), your rank, dates of active duty service, the type of discharge and character of service (i.e. honorable). Further, agencies are required to verify a qualifying separation from military service prior to appointment, through the DD214 or other appropriate documentation. Active duty members that fail to provide a valid "certification" of service with their application will be found "not eligible." Military members may be appointed before the effective date of their military retirement/separation if member is on terminal leave.
Performance Appraisals for Current Federal Civilian Employees - Most recent performance appraisals (dated within last 3 years) showing the official rating of record, signed by a supervisor, or statement why the performance appraisal is unavailable. Applicant should not submit an appraisal that does not include this information.
Awards for Current Federal Civilian Employees - Copies of any award received within the last 3 years.
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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