Financial Services Technician

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Department of Defense
United States Citizens Excepted Service Permanent Full Time
NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED : This is an excepted 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 position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.
This position is located in the US Property and Fiscal Office (USP&FO;) Comptroller Division, Financial Services Branch. The purpose of this position is to provide analysis, validation, processing and correction of financial transactions and issues/problems involving the full range of financial services.
DUTY LOCATION : USPFO, Fort Pickett, Blackstone, VA 23824
EMPLOYMENT STATUS : Excepted Service Male/Female Enlisted Personnel
GROUP I - All qualified Male/Female Enlisted Personnel currently employed (permanent) in the Virginia Army National Guard Military Technician Program.
GROUP II - All qualified Virginia Army National Guard Male/Female Enlisted Personnel, regardless of employment status (Traditional, Military Technician or AGR). To be considered as a Group II applicant, proof of appointment/enlistment in the Virginia National Guard must be attached if the appointment/enlistment occurred within 60 days prior to, or during, the advertisement period.
MILITARY CRITERIA: Applicant must be qualified and eligible for award of an MOS as follows: E: CMF: 42, 36; MOS: 25B, 51C, 92A, 92Y, 92Z
MILITARY ASSIGNMENT : Applicant selected for this military technician position must occupy a military assignment in the Virginia Army National Guard that ensures proper grade, unit, and MOS prior to placement.
U.S. Citizenship Required You must maintain membership in the National Guard for continued employment Must meet the education/specialized experience--See Qualifications Section
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs broad-in-depth financial analysis of inter-related accounting, logistics and computer file systems concerning pay, accounts payable, and various travel entitlements. Performs in-depth analysis, complicated pay, travel, and accounts payable issues involving substantial corrective action and/or complicated adjustments and resolves issues, including assessing unusual circumstances or conditions. Analyzes particular facts of financial transaction problems/issues, verifies and evaluates data. Analyzes and resolves tax processing problems. Interprets data to identify problems, determines nature of the problem or issue, decides approaches to use to resolve issues, and recommends solutions for systemic changes to enhance operations. Researches, interprets, analyzes, and applies regulations, policies, procedures and legal decisions to work and/or resolve complex financial issues/problems. Performs or conducts research, investigates and solves problems. Performs complicated actions to solve problems associated with processing actions regarding multiple pay, travel, and accounts payable financial systems. Performs varied duties, involving financial services payment systems (travel, accounts payable, and pay; i.e. Joint Uniform Military Pay System Uniform Standard Terminal Input System (JUMPS), Operational Data Store (ODS), Standard Financial System ReDesign1 (SRD1), Defense Travel System (DTS), Integrated Automated Travel System (IATS), etc., by applying a series of different and unrelated methods, processes and techniques involving established financial management systems. Determines appropriate pay, allowances, and entitlements. Analyzes and processes transactions directly with U.S. Treasury and local financial institutions. Applies information derived from personnel management systems to ensure proper pay and entitlements to Soldiers and civilians. Uses computer master files systems. Determines appropriate payments to vendors. Audits the full range of pay, travel, and accounts payable authorizations and entitlements. Schedules, runs, and analyzes various financial system reports. Responds to requests for assistance/information from multiple sources.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Experience, education, or training in progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work which demonstrates the candidates'' ability to communicate with individuals at different levels in order to assist and provide information. Experience using computers and automated systems.
SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least 18 months experience doing thorough accurate work that requires a logical sequence of steps to accomplish a task. Experience in obtaining and interpreting information, organizing and developing clear and meaningful written information. Experience which included responsibility for the supervision and management of personnel.
QUALITY OF EXPERIENCE: Length of time is not of itself qualifying. Candidates'' experience should be evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignments must be followed. The applicant''s record of experience, training, and education must show possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position to be filled.
SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Completion of 2 academic years of education in an accredited college or university will satisfy the requirements for GS-4 positions. Only education in excess of the first 60 semester hours (i.e., beyond the second year) is creditable toward meeting the specialized experience requirement. One full academic year of study (30 semester hours) _beyond the second year_is equivalent to 6 months of specialized experience for GS-5 positions.
Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
Selectee may be subject to a one-year probationary/trial period.
Possess or be able to acquire and maintain a Secret security clearance.
Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be made and compared against your responses to the occupational questionnaire. The rating you receive is based on your responses to the questionnaire and supporting documents. If, after reviewing your resume and or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and or experience your rating can and will be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating.
The complete Application Package must be completed and submitted by Friday, June 20, 2014, 11:59 (EST).
Option A: To begin the process, click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account.
Follow the prompts to complete the Online Occupational Questionnaire, View Occupational Questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.
Note : To check the status of your application or return to a previous saved or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select Application Status, and click on the More Information link under the application status for this position.
To fax supporting documents you are unable to upload, complete this cover page using the following Vacancy ID 1127140. Fax your documents to .
Option B: _If you cannot apply online:_Please use the following step-by-step instructions as a guide to filling out the required questionnaire. You will need to print the vacancy announcement and refer to it as you answer the questions. You may omit any optional information; however, you must provide responses to all required questions. Be sure to double check your application before submission.
1. Click the following link to view and print the Occupational questionnaire Online Questionnaire, View Occupational Questionnaire
2. Print this 1203FX form to provide your response to the Occupational Questionnaire .
3. Fax the completed 1203FX form along with your Resume and any supporting documents to . Your 1203FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission. Faxed documents will take 2-3 business days to process. Faxed documents submitted with missing information will not be processed.
The following will prevent your documents from being processed:
Not using the special cover page mentioned above.
Missing, incomplete, or invalid Vacancy Identification Number
Missing or incomplete Social Security Number or name
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1. R sum (Your resume MUST detail your length of basic and specialized experience that pertains to the job you are applying for)
2. Complete Assessment Questionnaire (Your assessment questionnaire MUST contain an email address)
3. Other supporting documents:
Transcripts (Only required if you are substituting education, if listed, for experience)
Once the online questionnaire is received you will receive an acknowledgement email that your submission was successfully received. After the closing date Friday, June 20, 2014, your resume will be reviewed in full and compared to the required specialized experience as listed on this announcement. Based on your score, you may be referred to the hiring official. If your name is referred to the hiring official, you may be contacted directly by that office for a possible interview. You will receive notice via email or by mail, if no email address was provided by you during the application process, once this process is completed (generally 4-6 weeks).
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Under 32 USC 709, Veterans Preference does NOT apply.
1. If you are a male applicant who was born after 12/31/59 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.
2. Please DO NOT send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resource Office, YOU MUST apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number listed on this announcement with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resource Office can only process materials received through USA Jobs
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