FINANCIAL SERVICES TECHNICIAN (Title 5) Job in Rapid City, South Dakota – Department of the Army



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FINANCIAL SERVICES TECHNICIAN (Title 5) – Rapid City, South Dakota
Army National Guard Units, Department of the Army
Job ID: 649073
Start Date: 01/06/2023
End Date: 01/24/2023

Qualification Summary
Qualification Requirements – Employees must obtain the appropriate certification levels for their positions within 24 months after initial assignment; and, employees must maintain the positions’ continuous training and education studies, as identified for each certification level, during the defined 24 month period. General Experience – All series personnel performance levels must be validated at the next higher level before being eligible for merit promotion consideration to the GS-0503 graded-position and, must have a minimum of one year on-the-job experience in the grade immediately below the next higher level. However, a new hire applicant must have competent experiences that are equivalent or commensurate to the financial administration program business with demonstrated understandings of the program’s principles and concepts defined by the applicable NG Title 5 Excepted Service Series GS-0503 position descriptions’ resulting job analysis information and crediting plan data. Specialized Experience – To qualify for this GS-0503-08 position, the applicant must be eligible for entry into the position’s financial management certification career program based on the position’s GS-grade final approval and appointment is processed. The applicant 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). As a condition of continued employment in the GS-0503-08 position, dependent on the position’s certification level and contingent on the employee’s military rank, the employee must complete the position’s higher financial management certification within 24 months of appointment to that position. The current on-board National Guard USP&FO Title 5 Excepted Service Financial Clerical and Technician Program Series GS-0503 employees who were hired, before 30 September 2016, are allowed to continue their appointments; however, each employee’s career development is contingent upon successful completion of his or her position’s higher certification criteria, as defined by OSD and DoD Financial Management Certification Program requirements, by 30 September 2018. Failure to comply with this directive will result in terminated employment. Continued position audits of certification requirements are conducted by NGB in order to comply with the DoD instructions. Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities (KSAs): Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a separate sheet(s) addressing the Knowledge,Skills and Abilities (KSAs) and how they relate to work experience, education or training. Skill in the interrelationships of the various military financial, personnel and computer file systems, methods, techniques, precedent cases and procedures to resolve especially difficult and/or sensitive problems. Skill in performing complicated actions to solve problems associated with processing transactions within military financial systems, such as DTS, DTMS, DMO, IATS, IPPS, etc. 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. 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. Skill in determining appropriate travel entitlements for multiple duty statuses and situations including TDY, local travel, PCS and ITA’s. 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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