Financial Manager

Department of Defense Fresno, CA
* Duties

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This FINANCIAL MANAGER position, is located at an Air National Guard Wing/Baseand is part of the CA 144 FW.

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Responsibilities

THIS IS A T32 EXCEPTED PERMANENT POSITION

The primary purpose of the FINANCIAL MANAGER, GS-0505-13, is to serve as the Chief Financial Officer for the installation and dissimilar geographically separated units, with responsibility for managing all funds through fiscal reporting and financial advisory services, to include budget formulation and execution, travel and commercial accounting, military and civilian payrolls, and financial systems applications. The incumbent serves as the Assistant United States Property and Fiscal Officer for Air (Fiscal), the installation funds Certification Officer, the organizing and directing member of the Financial Management Board, and the Wing Commander's focal point for highly sensitive military and civilian entitlement issues. Operates as a full partner with the Wing Commander, the Senior Management Staff, and GSU Commanders in planning, implementing, and executing the financial programs directly associated with the objectives of the Adjutant General's Department and accomplishment of federal military and state support missions. Functions include the receipt, accounting, collection, safeguarding, and disbursement of government appropriated funds, and the likewise oversight authority and management of non-appropriated funds. As an agent for the U.S. Treasury, the incumbent is responsible for maintaining compliance with all regulatory and legal requirements; the overall integrity of accounting data; full disclosure of accounting information; sound reporting methods; analytical interpretation of the organization's financial posture and solvency; and implementation, operation, and maintenance of the budget, accounting, payroll, and other financial systems.

Non-DMOS/DAFSC applicants are encouraged to apply for the positions if experience is held. A two year compatibility waiver MAY be obtained.

May make additional selections within 90 days of eligible(s) issuance.

This is a Financial Management Level 3 Certified position IAW the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2012, Public Law 112-81, Subtitle F-Financial Management, Section 1599.

Incumbent shall comply with the requirements of this certification program.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - Infrequent/Rare

Supervisory status

Yes

Promotion Potential

13

* Job family (Series)

0505 Financial Management

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

Compatible Military Assignments: DAFSC: 65FX

Compatible military grade and assignment required prior to the effective date of placement. This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.

Priority Areas(s) of Consideration:

AREA I= Current California National Guard technicians who are serving on a Permanent/Indefinite/Temporary dual status appointment.

AREA II= Current California National Guard members.

AREA III= Current military members of the Air Force/Army National Guard, Air Force/Army Reserve or Air Force/Army Active Duty. (Applicants who are currently in other Air/Army branches and NOT currently a member of the California National Guard (CNG) must become a member of a compatible unit of assignment within the Air Force CNG commensurate with the military grade listed in this announcement prior to federal assignment.)

(non-bargaining units may receive more than one area of consideration depending on the applicant pool)

Military Grades: O-4 through O-5

Recruitment/Relocation

Recruitment/Relocation Incentive MAY BE authorized, subject to National Guard Bureau approval.

PCS

Relocation Costs MAY BE authorized subject to provisions of the Joint Travel Regulation and an agency determination that a Permanent Change of Station (PCS) move is in the Government's best interest.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Must maintain appropriate level of security clearance.

Must wear appropriate military uniform including required grooming standards.

Must maintain a compatible military unit, grade and job assignment as required by current directives.

Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.

Qualifications

General Experience: Have one year on-the-job experience in the grade immediately below the next higher level and have a series of validated understanding of the complex principles and concepts of the occupational series and grade.

FINANCIAL MANAGER, GS-0505-13: Must have a minimum of four years of singular or combined experiences in US Air Force and/or Air National Guard financial program disciplines; have experiences in managing funds through fiscal reporting and financial advisory services, to include budget formulation and execution, travel and commercial accounting, military and civilian payrolls, and financial systems applications. Must have working knowledge of the duties associated with the United States Property and Fiscal Office and the certification requirements for installation funds; experienced working with the Financial Working Group or the Financial Management Board; and, experienced in handling highly sensitive military or civilian entitlement issues. Competent in planning, implementing, and executing the financial programs directly associated with the objectives of the Adjutant General's Department and accomplishment of federal military and state support missions. Experiences involved the receipt, accounting, collection, safeguarding, and execution of government appropriated funds, or oversight authority and management of non-appropriated funds. Must have a working knowledge of statutory responsibilities in regard to financial obligations, accounting transactions, disbursement spending, and administrative control of all allocated federal funds. Experience determining financial and budget impacts; and, implementing courses-of-action in regard to addressing DoD, Department of the Air Force, National Guard Bureau, Inter-Service, and/or non-DoD governmental programs that affected ANG plans, policies, and missions. Skilled in presenting accounting information, reporting methods, and/or analytic financial interpretations. Experience establishing and directing financial policies that ensured compliance with fiduciary responsibilities, statutory requirements, regulations, procedures, and national and local policies. Experience in the optimum use and control of financial resources. Experienced as a financial advisor and technical expert to senior staff managers, major subordinate commands, and/or the Program Budget Advisory Council. Skilled in providing financial advisory services such as, the availability and appropriate use of Federal funds, through briefings, conferences, and committee meetings. Competent in analyzing reports and data derived from financial systems, and, capable of identifying strengths and deficiencies. Competent in the interpretation of legal propriety when processing financial program payments. Experiences included the ANG disbursement activities and maintaining a base-line knowledge of the pecuniary liability for these disbursements. Experienced in developing, coordinating, and organizing an integrated system of financial services, that included budgeting, accounting, financial analysis, operational review, accounts payable, military pay, civilian pay, travel, government travel card program, and financial management reporting. Experienced in accounting for and accurately managing federal funds in compliance with statutory requirements, regulations, directives, procedures, and national or local policies. Competent in recognizing potential problem areas through detailed risk analysis and vulnerability assessments that resulted in revised or new management control studies and operational reviews.

AND

Must have at least 12 months of supervisory experiences in finance, accounting, or audit programs; experiences involve leading, planning, and scheduling program work in a manner that promoted smooth flow and even distribution of assigned work requirements. Experiences included training and guiding employees on finance programs and assigning tasks. Supervisory experiences involved balancing financial program work requirements, aligning program policies, and providing advice, mentoring, and a wide-variety of directions. Experienced on coaching and counseling employees on behaviors and/or performance issues. Experienced in structuring assignments that created effective and efficient procedures with measured and improved task processes. Must have demonstrated experiences and/or endorsements on employee mentorship competencies that improved working relationships and GS improved employees' performance. Supervisory experiences provided employees with improved training applications and completion of career development certifications and continuing education course programs. Supervisory experiences involved planning work requirements and assigning work to subordinates. Competent in establishing priorities and preparing schedules for work completion. Skilled in determining assignments based on priorities, degrees of difficulty, and Series program requirements. Competent in conducting employment interviews and recommending appointments, promotions or reassignment of employees. Knowledgeable on performance standards, monitoring or evaluating employee performance. Experiences resulted in the employees' increased performance values in quality work, timeliness considerations, and work efficiencies. Must have working knowledge of equal employment and affirmative action programs.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies:

* Advanced Financial Management

* Concepts, Policies, and Principles of Finance

* Financial Management & Reporting Analysis

* Fundamentals and Operations of Finance

Education

An undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university is mandatory. The degree should be in accounting; or in a related field such as, business administration, business law, finance, or public administration. A graduate degree in accounting or a related field is optimum.

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