FINANCIAL SERVICES TECHNICIAN – Title 5
Army National Guard Units - Department of the Army
BASIC QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS To qualify an applicant for any Title 5 Excepted Service Financial Clerical and Technician Program Series GS-0503 position, apply and evaluate the applicant’s competencies (Skills, Knowledge, Abilities, and Behaviors), military and civilian experiences, completed military and civilian education, learned skills, obtained knowledge, endorsed abilities, and training program accomplishments. The following five basic qualification factors are applicable to each GS-0503 career level grades, as cited above: Skilled in collecting 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; and, Skilled in applying procedures and directives by reading and interpreting program material. GENERAL EXPERIENCE: Is experience that the applicant gained through work within similar financial program structures that support the Series’ GS-0503 occupational functions, basic principles, and procedural concepts. For initial hires and promotion considerations, the candidates or employees must meet the specific graded-position’s competencies (skill, knowledge, abilities, and behaviors). 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, Web Defense Military Pay Office (Web DMO), Integrated Personnel and Pay System-Army (IPPS-A), Defense Joint Military System (DJMS), Defense Civilian Pay System (DCPS), General Funds Enterprise Business System (GFEBS), 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.
THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION. This National Guard position is for a FINANCIAL SERVICES TECHNICIAN – Title 5, Position Description Number T5132000 and is part of the WI USPFO, Camp Williams, Wisconsin Army National Guard. This position is in the Excepted Service “under the authority for Title V, P.L. 114-328, Sections 932 and 1084 (FY17 NDAA)”