Financial Management Specialist (Indefinite) (Title 32)

Langley AFB, Virginia
Sep 20, 2019
Sep 24, 2019
Full Time



This National Guard position is for a Financial Management Specialist (Indefinite) (Title 32), Position Description Number D2184P01 and is part of the VA 192 FW PAS, National Guard.

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As a Financial Management Specialist (Title 32) (Indefinite), GS-0501-11, you will perform the following duties:

1. Executes assigned duties in compliance with OMB Circular A-123 (OMB 123) and FM FIAR Guidance. Responsible for ensuring compliance with established FM FIAR Methodology which provides a step-by-step approach to achieving improved financial information and audit readiness.

2. Develops management plans that document business and financial environment, defines and prioritizes processes into assessable units, assesses risks and tests controls, evaluates supporting documentation, and identifies weaknesses and deficiencies.

3. Performs detailed analyses for the FM FIAR initiative for the assigned ANG Wing. Assembles and/or develops background data, information, and documentation to support required FIAR analysis.

4. Coordinates and issues technical FIAR guidelines and instructions for the inspection of support and systems at the installation level within the comptroller flight. Develops and documents standards for measuring the efficiency and effectiveness of field FM FIAR operations.

5. Develops program initiatives to ensure FM FIAR requirements are met (i.e., perform additional self-tests outside NGB/FM FIAR direction). Analyzes FM FIAR requirements and identifies any data variances to validate internal controls.

6. Provides the Comptroller with guidelines for all program initiatives to ensure financial validity of internal controls for financed and non-financed (i.e., Milstrip Fuels and General Supply audits) programs. Coordinates with subject matter experts (SME) and provides technical advice on future FM FIAR requirements. Responsible for compliance with management and coordination of audit readiness internal controls and supporting documentation evaluation requests for information from higher headquarters within the required suspense dates.

7. Performs follow-up actions on internal self-tests and official audit findings, providing recommendations to findings identified during previous audits. When directed by the comptroller, reports to the Installation Commander, Financial Manager, United States Property & Fiscal Officer and higher headquarters on the status of corrective actions taken by functional areas/accessible units. (5%)

Performs other duties as assigned within the comptroller flight in support of FIAR compliance.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. If you are not sure you are eligible for military membership, please contact a National Guard recruiter prior to applying for this position.
  • This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the employing state's National Guard, required prior to the effective date of placement.
  • Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform.
  • Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment.
  • Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.
  • Males born after 31 December 1959 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
  • May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
  • Participation in direct deposit is mandatory.
  • The GS-0501 dual status technicians are not retained in their positions if they fail to complete their positions higher financial management certifications, as determined by the incumbents ranks and the positions GS-grades.
  • Employee is subject to adverse actions, to include change to lower-grade, without pay/grade retention, and/or separation from federal service, if he/she fails to obtain the required FM Certification/education requirements for this position
  • As a basis of continued Title 32 Excepted Service employment/appointment to a GS-0501 position, the technician must complete all Financial Management Program education and training.
  • The technician must meet the DoD directed civilian financial management certifications for the finance position within two years of initial hire date or promotion appointment date.
  • The technician must complete all required FM Certification continuing education and training hours; and, the technician, along with his or her applicable supervisor, must document and manage the technician?s Individual Development Plan.


Remarks: This position is being advertised as an indefinite appointment and applicant selected may be released at any time, and advised of his/her rights and benefits to which entitled. In the event a permanent employee is accepted for this indefinite position, there will be a change in their tenure from permanent to indefinite.

GROUP I - All qualified Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E-1/AB - E-5/SSgt), currently employed (permanent) in the Virginia Air National Guard Military Technician Program.
GROUP II - All qualified Virginia Air National Guard Male/Female Enlisted Personnel (E-1/AB - E-5/SSgt), 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 Grades: Enlisted Personnel (E-1/AB - E-5/SSgt)

Compatible Military Assignments: 6F0X1

NOTE:Qualifications are based on breadth/level of experience. In addition to describing duties performed, applicants must provide the exact dates of each period of employment (from MM/DD/YY to MM/DD/YY) and the number of hours worked per week if part time. As qualification determinations cannot be made when resumes do not include the required information, failure to provide this information may result in disqualification. Applicants are encouraged to use the USAJOBS Resume Builder to develop their federal resume. For a brief video on How to Create a Federal Resume, click here .

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Applicant must have experience, education, or training which provided them with the following skills and abilities:
  • Skilled in collecting and analyzing 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 presenting formal training presentations and briefings; and,
  • Skilled in applying procedures and directives by reading and interpreting program material.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : Applicant must have at least 12 months of specialized experience, education, or training equivalent to at least the GS-09 level, or equivalent pay band in other pay systems in the Federal government. This experience may also have been obtained in the private sector, but must demonstrate that it is comparable to the GS grade indicated. This experience must include activities such as:
  • Finance program experiences and competencies that provided knowledge of financial principles and procedures.
  • Experience which provided the applicant with skills in developing management plans that document business and financial environment.
  • Experience which provided the applicant with a working knowledge on planning, coordinating, and performing comprehensive reviews, special studies and selective internal examinations of base level financial management programs.
  • Experience which provided the applicant with skills in researching, developing, modifying, and maintaining qualitative standards used to evaluate and monitor performance indicators

  • Education

    You must provide transcripts or other documentation to support your Educational claims. To receive credit for Education, you must provide documentation of proof that you meet the Education requirements for this position

    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 ( ).

    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 .

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

    Once the announcement has closed, your resume and supporting documentation will be used to determine if you meet the qualifications listed on this announcement. If you are minimally qualified, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared to your responses on the assessment questionnaire to determine your level of experience. If you rate yourself higher than is supported by your application package, your responses may be adjusted and/or you may be excluded from consideration for this position. If you are found to be among the top qualified candidates, you will be referred to the selecting official for employment consideration.

    Your qualifications will be evaluated on the following competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics):

    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Drug test required

    Required Documents

    To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:

    1. Your resume showing work schedule, hours worked per week, dates (including Month and Year, e.g., 02/2017, Feb 2017, etc.) of employment and duties performed.

    2. Other supporting documents: Most recent SF50 for current Federal Technicians, Proof of Recent enlistment if enlistment in the Virginia National Guard occurred within the last 60 days

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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