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Air National Guard Units FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT TECHNICIAN in Forbes AFB, Kansas


THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION This National Guard position is for a FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT TECHNICIAN, Position Description Number D2151000 and is part of the 190ARW FORBES FIELD, TOPEKA, KS, Kansas National Guard.


As a FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT TECHNICIAN, GS-0503-08, you will perform broad-in-depth financial analysis of interrelated accounting, logistics and computer file systems concerning pay, accounts payable or receivable, and various travel entitlements to resolve especially difficult and sensitive, out-of-balance conditions associated with processing actions within Financial Management systems. Perform in-depth analysis on complicated pay, travel, accounts payable and receivable and fiscal accounting activity issues involving substantial corrective action and/or complicated adjustments and resolves issues, including assessing unusual circumstances or conditions. Analyze particular facts of financial transaction problems/issues, verifies and evaluates data; obtains additional information to reconcile discrepancies or inconsistencies; and, applies pertinent Fiscal Laws, regulations, precedent decisions, and procedures to determine appropriate action for resolution. Perform varied duties, involving financial services payment systems (travel, accounts payable, and pay; for example, Joint Uniform Military Pay System Uniform Standard Terminal Input System (JUMPS), Defense MilPay Office (DMO), Reserve Travel System (RTS), Air Reserve Order Writing System (AROWS), and Defense Travel System (DTS). Perform other duties as assigned


Conditions of Employment


MILITARY GRADES: E3-E7 COMPATIBLE MILITARY ASSIGNMENTS: 6F0X1 GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Experience in the following five basic qualification factors are applicable to each GS-0503 career level grades, as cited below:

Skilled in collecting data effectively, efficiently, and accurately;

Ability to clearly enunciate English without impediment of speech that would interfere or prohibit effective communication;

Ability to write English in reports and presentation formats;

Ability to communicate clearly and effectively;

Skilled in applying procedures and directives by reading and interpreting program material SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least six months of finance program experiences. A qualified applicant must understand the basic principles and concepts of the National Guard financial business program requirements. The applicant must have successfully completed the military finance program technical training school course program and have finance program experiences along with competencies that provided knowledge of financial principles and procedures. Must have experiences and training that demonstrate the abilities to follow directions, to read, retain, and understand a variety of instructions, regulations, policies and procedures. Must have the specialized experiences in providing analysis, validation, processing and correction of financial transactions and issues/problems involving the full range of financial management services and accounting functions. Must have the knowledge of inter-related systems and processes across multiple functional areas and their interoperability to ensure the validity and accuracy of all disbursements, collections, and adjustments related to financial records. Skilled in researching, interpreting, analyzing, and applying regulations, policies, procedures, legal decisions, and issuances regarding the full range of financial and commercial services provided, including public law, Fiscal Law, DoD, AF, NGB, and DFAS regulations, Standard Operating Procedures, and Comptroller General Decisions.


Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience. To qualify for GS-0503 dual status technician positions on the basis of completed undergraduate or graduate education, the college degree education must be in one of -or- be a combination of the following required disciplines: Accounting, business, finance, economics, industrial management, marketing, quantitative methods, or organizational management. Technician applicants, who completed the Army or the Air Force Financial Technical School course and were awarded the applicable and compatible military skills, are considered minimally qualified for the GS-0503-08 entry-level position. AS A GENERAL RULE, ONE QUARTER COLLEGE CREDIT HOUR EQUALS .67 SEMESTER COLLEGE CREDIT HOUR.

For example, to compute the number of semester hours an applicant earned, after he/she successfully completed 36 quarter credits in accounting discipline courses by:

  1. Use the data point of .67 to compute Quarter Hours into Semester Hours:

36 Quarter Hours X .67 Semester Hour = 24 Semester Hours.


  1. May compute the number of semester hours an applicant has earned, after he/she successfully completed 36 quarter credits in accounting discipline courses:

36 Quarter Hours /1.5 = 24 Semester Hours

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). 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.