Army National Guard Units | Indiantown Gap, PA

Posted Date 11/07/2019


This National Guard position is for a FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ANALYST, Position Description Number D2371000 and is part of the PA United States Property and Fiscal Office, National Guard.

2 or more Position(s) may be hired against this Announcement.

Position may lead to permanent assignment without further advertisement.

As a FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ANALYST, GS-0501-09, you will be responsible to have extensive knowledge of all pay operations that are handled by the Pay and Exam branch. Must be able to work independently to conduct comprehensive examinations/reviews of pay accounts for Soldiers, Civilians and Vendors. Examine, analyze, and interpret finance and accounting data, records, and/or reports to determine conformance to federal appropriation law. Resolve the most difficult pay problems including extensive research, review, and application of prior pay and tax laws, regulations, and entitlements. Apply GAO decisions, policies, and procedures. Apply pay and tax laws, regulations, directives, and policies to all cases. Based on the analysis of pay accounts prepare necessary documentation to pay or collect entitlements and adjust effected taxes. Must have the ability to effectively communicate with different levels within the State's command and with external agencies, to include Financial Services and National Guard Bureau. Ensure work is processed in accordance with established guidelines, regulations, policies, and procedures. Responsible to assist in the training and development of the Financial Services Technicians assigned to the section. Perform other duties as assigned.

Individual must complete FM Certificate Level 2 within two years of appointment.

Re-Advertisement of Technician Vacancy Announcement #19-428.

This is a Dual Status Excepted Service Technician position in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard.

Bargaining Position
Category 1: Qualified, currently employed Title 32 Federal Technicians working at the location specified in the job announcement.
Category 2: Qualified, currently employed Title 32 Federal Technicians of the Pennsylvania National Guard. (Army and/or Air)
Category 3: Qualified, currently employed Federal Employees (T5) or Federal Technicians (T32) within the Pennsylvania National Guard (Army and/or Air).
Category 4: Qualified current members of the Pennsylvania National Guard. (Army and/or Air)
Category 5: Individuals who are currently serving in another branch of service who are willing to become members of the Pennsylvania National Guard.

INDEFINITE: Currently employed permanent technicians retain their permanent status and will occupy this position as a Permanent Promotion or Reassignment. Indefinite employment status pertains to applicant nominated, who are not a currently employed permanent technician. Indefinite appointments may acquire permanent status depending upon future force structure requirements; indefinite appointments do not serve a trial period. Indefinite appointments may be separated when their services are no longer needed or when funding is no longer available via a 30-day termination notice.

Military Grades:
Enlisted: E1 - E9
Warrant Officer: WO1 - CW5
Officer: O1 - O5

Compatible Military Assignments:
OBR 36A, 42B
EMOS 36B, 42A

Assignment to a compatible military position is not required for application but will be required if selected for appointment.

Supervisor for this position is Ms. Kollar.

Individual must complete FM Certificate Level 2 within two years of appointment.

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: 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 indicate at least 24 months experience, education, or training which involved commonly used financial control system regulations, policies, and procedures. Experience in managing, analyzing, organizing, and preparing reports.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND COMPETENCIES: Applicants who meet the eligibility requirements will be further evaluated by the nominating supervisor based on the following competencies considered essential to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position.

- A professional knowledge of practices, methods, and techniques of finance and accounting processes.

- Skill in utilizing computer assisted techniques, statistical sampling, interviews of required personnel, and/or other methods of obtaining required data.

- A detailed grasp of governing regulations and a thorough understanding of pertinent laws, regulations, and other technical criteria in order to determine propriety of entitlements and pay.

- Detailed knowledge of the Defense Joint Military Pay Systems (DJMS) both active and reserve, Defense Travel System (DTS), MYUNITPAY, Defense Civilian Pay System (DCPS), General Fund Enterprise Business System (GFEBS), Defense MilPay Office (DMO).

QUALITY OF EXPERIENCE: Length of time is not of itself qualifying. Candidates' experience should be evaluated on the basis of duties performed rather than strictly on the rank of the individual; however, established compatibility criteria/assignments must be followed. The applicant's record of experience, training, and education must show possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to fully perform the duties of the position to be filled.

SPECIAL NOTE: Per the Labor Relations Management Agreement if there are more than 15 qualified applicants for each position, by category, a KSA board will be convened in accordance with Section 17.8 of the LMRA.


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