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FINANCIAL SERVICES TECHNICIAN (Title 5) – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Army National Guard Units, Department of the Army
Job ID: 506804Start Date: 09/09/2021End Date: 09/25/2021
General Experience: Must have a minimum of one year on-the-job experience in the grade immediately below (GS-07) that has given the experience that are equivalent or commensurate to the financial administration program’s principles and concepts. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Must have at least three months of basic finance program training or competencies that provided knowledge of financial principles and procedures. A qualified applicant must understand the basic principles and concepts of the National Guard financial business program requirements. The applicant must have private or public finance program experiences, along with competencies, that provided knowledge of financial principles and procedures. An applicant 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. The applicant must have the specialized experiences in providing analysis, validation, processing and correction of financial transactions. Experienced in the identification of issues/problems involving the full range of financial services. Skilled in working with ARNG 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 the ability to perform pay analysis of complicated pay, travel, and accounts payable issues involving corrective actions. Has the competencies to review pay concerns or complicated pay adjustments to include assessing unusual circumstances or conditions. Skilled in analyzing particular facts of financial transaction problems/issues, verify and evaluate data; and obtain additional information to reconcile discrepancies or inconsistencies. Has the knowledge of pertinent fiscal laws, regulations, precedent decisions, and procedures to determine appropriate action for resolution. Experiences included resolving tax processing problems based on soldier inquiries or internal control audits/review. Knowledgeable of how to resolve complex tax issues involving tax documents; Do It Yourself (DITY) moves; and, Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) payments. Skilled in varied duties, such as, financial services payment systems (travel, accounts payable, and pay, such as, Joint Uniform Military Pay System Uniform Standard Terminal Input System (JUMPS); Operational Data Store (ODS); Standard Financial System ReDesign1 (SRD1); Defense Travel System (DTS), or, Integrated Automated Travel System (IATS). Competent in performing finance work that involved appropriate pay, allowances, and entitlements that resulted from multiple military and civilian statuses, to include, but not limited to, Title 10 active duty; Title 32 Inactive Duty for Training (IDT), Annual Training (AT), Active Duty for Training (ADT), Active Guard and Reserve (AGR), and Active Duty for Operational Support (ADOS). Competent to process unique and special pay and entitlement actions in order to provide the appropriate entitlements, such as Base Pay; Basic Allowance, Housing (BAH); Basic Allowance, Subsistence (BAS); Incapacitation Pay (INCAP); Family Separation Allowance (FSA); Hazardous Duty Pay; Hostile Fire Pay; Combat Zone Tax Exclusion (CZTE); Special Duty Assignment Pay (SDAP); Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP); incentive (bonus) pay; Invitational Travel Authorization (ITA); Jury Duty; child support; wage garnishments; allotments; survivor benefits; and incentive pays (Jump Pay, Medical Pay, Flight Pay, Foreign Language Proficiency Pay). Comprehensive knowledge of and skills in the interrelationships of the various financial, personnel and computer file systems, methods, techniques, precedent cases and procedures to resolve especially difficult and/or sensitive problems. Information is used to perform complicated actions to solve problems associated with processing transactions within the financial system. Uses broad in-depth, practical knowledge and judgment to reconstruct inaccurate accounts, gathers and organizes information for inquires and resolves problems referred by others. Knowledge and skill to suggest specific changes to the guidelines themselves, development of control mechanisms, additional training for customers and specific guidance related to the procedural handling of documents and information. Knowledge and skills of the procedures and techniques to conduct difficult and responsible analysis and determinations within a complete financial management system to validate transactions and to perform research to resolve inconsistencies. Knowledge of related financial regulations and rulings covering diverse types of transactions to function as a technical authority to resolve an extensive range of issues or problems. Skill in researching, interpreting, analyzing, and applying regulations, policies, procedures and legal decisions and issuances regarding the full range of financial and commercial services provided, including public law; fiscal law; DoD, DA, FORSCOM,NGB, and DFAS regulations; Standing Operating Procedures; and Comptroller General Decisions. Comprehensive knowledge of and skill in determining appropriate pay, allowances, and entitlements resulting from multiple military and civilian statuses, to include: Title 10 active duty; Title 32 IDT, AT, ADT,AGR, and ADOS. Knowledge of unique and special pay and entitlement situations to include Base Pay, BAH,BAS, INCAP, FSA, Hazardous Duty Pay, Hostile Fire Pay, CZTE, SDAP, SLRP, incentive pay (bonus), Jury Duty collections, child support, wage garnishments, allotments, survivor benefits, casualty assistance and special incentive pays (flight, medical, jump, foreign language). Knowledge of personnel regulations and personnel management systems necessary to understand the interface with financial management systems and how they affect pay and entitlements to Soldiers and civilians. Knowledge of the rules, regulations, pay, and entitlements of excepted service technicians in a military status. Comprehensive knowledge of and skill of computer master file systems, the interrelationship of various financial systems applications and the effects of those applications on existing records to modify normal automated processes while protecting historical data. Knowledge of how these modifications relate to payments, contract modifications, accessions, separations, collections, disbursements, garnishments, electronic fund transfer changes, and out of service debts or other actions involving complicated adjustments.Skill in determining appropriate travel entitlements for multiple duty statuses and situations including TDY, local travel, PCS and ITA’s. Knowledge of tax regulations, systems, and processes involving tax documents, DITY payments, and RITA payments. Comprehensive knowledge of and skill in determining appropriate payments to vendors by applying Prompt Payment Act, tax law, contract law, account code structure, invoice processes, and Grants and Cooperative Agreement regulations. Knowledge of fact finding, investigative and problem solving techniques involving reconciliations of discrepancies (Electronic Funds Transfer rejects, pay/personnel/travel mismatches and pay timeliness) that identify, analyze and recommend solutions regarding financial services, multiple entitlements, and payments to personnel in various duty statuses and commercial vendors which may include computation of interest due. Knowledge and skill in applying principles and practices involving data protected under the Privacy Act. Knowledge and skills regarding records management. Knowledge and skill of auditing procedures in order to analyze the full range of pay, travel, and accounts payable pay authorizations and entitlements to determine compliance with multiple laws, regulations, policies and issuances.
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