Supervisory Financial Technician

Bethesda, Maryland
Mar 18, 2023
Mar 21, 2023
Full Time

  • Resolves questions on eligibility and applicable charges, to include treatment received at subordinate medical facilities.
  • Provides technical and administrative supervision to employees engaged in the collection and claims functions in support of the Treasurer's Office of the medical treatment facility.
  • Manages the preparation and submission of bills and accounts for collection of funds for emergency treatment provided to unauthorized civilians.
  • Manages the dining facility collections; transmits delinquent accounts to the appropriate agency (Defense Finance and Accounting Service, various military pay offices, etc.), for processing and collection.
  • Utilizes a good working knowledge of medical terminology and diagnostic related group (DRG) codes to supervise the preparation and submission of claims to bill for reimbursement of costs associated with civilian emergencies.
  • Performs accounting functions through the on-line accounting system; ensures Medical Service Accounting (MSA) vouchers are entered into the finance system, certifies all hospital refunds, and performs queries.
  • Plans leave schedules, approves and disapproves leave; provides advice to employees on management's program and goals and other pertinent personnel and administrative matters.
  • Provides on site training and technical oversight and expertise to the Medical Services Accountable Officers (MSAOs) providing guidance, ensuring program compliance, and coordinating standardized training for Medical Services Accounting personnel.
  • Assigns duties and responsibilities to positions and approves job descriptions; sets performance standards, interviews applicants for position vacancies and makes selections; writes performance standards and appraisals.


Conditions of Employment

  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
  • This position requires the incumbent to have tuberculosis testing.
  • This is a DOD Financial Management position. The incumbent must complete training and meet position requirements for certification at Level 2 within 2 years of appointment. Failure to obtain and maintain certification may result in adverse action.
  • This position requires the incumbent be able to obtain and maintain a determination of eligibility for a Tier 3 security investigation or access for the duration of employment. A background investigation and credit check are required.


Who May Apply: US Citizens

In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document .

Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes: investigate billing, collection and/or accounting issues and recommend solutions for medical service accounts, in accordance with policies and procedures; coordinates preparation and submission of bills for collection of funds for treatment of patients; resolves debt management issues pertaining to collection and questions on eligibility and applicable charges; and utilizes administrative and financial management systems such as; General fund Enterprise Business System (GFEBS), or Defense Medical Logistics Standard Support (DMLSS).

This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-08).

Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

Additional information

  • Male applicants born after December 31, 1959 must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration.
  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
  • One year trial/probationary period may be required.
  • One year supervisory probationary period may be required.
  • Direct Deposit of Pay is required.
  • Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees.
  • Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement.
  • 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 .
  • If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet.
  • Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.
  • Information may be requested regarding the vaccination status of selectees for the purposes of implementing workplace safety protocols. For more information, visit .