Financial Management Specialist (Indefinite)

Langley AFB, Virginia
Oct 23, 2019
Oct 30, 2019
Full Time



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

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As a Financial Management Specialist (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/assessable units. (5%)

8. 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.


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.

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. Indefinite appointments may be made permanent at a later date without competition.

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: AFSC: 6F0X1

GENERAL EXPERIENCE : Applicant must have experience, education, or training in administrative, professional, technical, investigative, financial or other responsible work requiring analyzing problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data, and recognize solutions; plan and organize work; and communicate effectively orally and in writing. Experience using computer and automation systems

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE : Applicant must have at least 36 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:
  • Experience, education, or training which includes a comprehensive knowledge of planning, programming, budgeting, and executing regulations, guidelines, and processes
  • Experience in applying analytical reasoning in the identification, analysis, and evaluation of budgetary problems and developing alternative solutions.

  • Education

    This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

    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

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