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Posted: Monday, February 5, 2018 6:59 AM

* Duties
## Duties
### Summary
This National Guard position is for a Internal Control Analyst, Position Description Number T5903400 and is part of the Nevada Air National Guard. This position is located in an Nevada Air National Guard wing, Comptroller's Flight; The purpose of the position is to function as the Financial Management (FM) focal point for the Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) initiative, as well as, advise the Comptroller and Wing Commander in all matters relating to FM FIAR within the FM community. The incumbent will provide direction and leadership, under the Comptroller's authority, towards the planning, implementing and achievement of the FM FIAR initiative within the Wing. This work requires knowledge and skill in the application of related laws, regulations, precedents, methods and techniques of budgeting.
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### Responsibilities
1. Provides administrative oversight of the Quality Assurance (QA) Program. Provides technical assistance and advice to the Financial Manager (FM) and staff. Examines all areas to determine the effectiveness of procedures and also determines if supervisors are recording quality data upon which accurate management conclusions and decisions are based. Ensures effective and efficient quality standards and internal controls are in place at base level operations. Ensures the unit is performing in accordance with established standards. Researches, develops, modifies, and maintains qualitative standards for use in evaluating and monitoring performance indicators. Uses verifiable and objective measures and develops statistically reliable and valid measures whenever possible. Provides technical internal control advice on military pay, civilian pay, travel pay, disbursing and collection, accounting, vendor and contract pay, budget, and systems administration. Maintains a schedule of all reports, audits, inspections, and internal control reviews.
2. Independently conducts various reviews to assess organizational performance. Manages self-inspection programs. Examines all pay-related and accounting and financial functions to ensure internal accounting systems and administrative controls are sufficient to reasonably ensure all obligations and payments comply with applicable laws. Ensures funds are safeguarded against waste, loss and misappropriation, and all remittances and payments are properly accounted. Reviews military pay vouchers, travel payments, and entitlement documents to ensure supporting documents are applicable and valid. Perform post-audit voucher review. Works closely with the financial management staff to extract needed information for targeting and studying suspected potential weaknesses. Identifies existing and potential material weaknesses and works with affected officials to develop a schedule of corrections. Understands and identifies material weaknesses in this context relate to the monetary value and the perceived command, public, or political sensitivity associated with a particular function. Monitors access levels and dual access to financial systems and prepares or oversees the preparation of all internal control reports. Examines all functional areas and determines the effectiveness of procedures, the integrity of financial and accounting data, and other decision-support criteria used by management. Ensures quality assurance standards and internal controls are in place within the comptroller office and reports discrepancies to the FM.
3. Focal point for fraud prevention. Reviews retrieval data provided by the local systems branch to screen for any unauthorized access level or dual access between the payable systems and the general accounting system. Reports discrepancies to the FM for further research.
Based on general supervisory guidance, reviews and coordinates, with management and affected supervisors, new or modified applications affecting automated systems. Identifies needed system changes and conducts system change tests to ensure changes produce the desired matches such as, duplicate payments, collections, and reconciliations. Responsible for analyzing findings and recommendations. Reports discrepancies to the FM.
Gathers data, tracks discrepancies, prepares trend charts, and facilitates discussions with personnel at financial or QA meetings. Ensures all open discrepancies are consistently and aggressively addressed and resolved through completion. Prepares monthly Discrepancy Tracking Report to management for review.
Cross-feeds various reports and bulletins, on a routine basis, through various electronic communications such as, emails and websites throughout the Wing financial managementcommunity.
4. Facilitates monthly QA meetings and prepares minutes.
### Travel Required
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
##### Supervisory status
### Who May Apply
#### This job is open to
US Citizens and Status Candidates
Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.
* #### Job family (Series)
0501 Financial Administration And Program
* Requirements
## Requirements
### Conditions of Employment
* 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.
**Conditions of Employment**
* Federal employment suitability as determined by a background investigation.
* May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.
1. Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate security clearance of the position within one year of appointment.
2. This position is covered by the Domestic Violence Misdemeanor Amendment (30 Sep 96) of the Gun Control Act (Lautenberg Amendment) of 1968. An individual convicted of a qualifying crime of domestic violence may not perform the duties of this position.
3. May occasionally be required to work other than normal duty hours; overtime may be required.
4. FM Certification: Level I or II preferred; however must obtain Level II certification within 12 months.
### Qualifications
In order to qualify for this position, your resume must provide sufficient experience and/or education, knowledge, skills, and abilities, to perform the duties of the specific position for which you are being considered. Your resume is the key means we have for evaluating your skills, knowledge, and abilities, as they relate to this position. Therefore, we encourage you to be clear and specific in describing your experience. **EACH APPLICANT MUST FULLY SUBSTANTIATE -IN THEIR OWN WORDS- THAT THEY MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE LISTED BELOW; OTHERWISE, THE APPLICANT WILL BE CONSIDERED UNQUALIFIED FOR THIS POSITION. DO NOT COPY FROM THE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION.** Please ensure you have included beginning and ending dates (months and year) for all jobs listed on your resume.
**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:**Must have at least 36 months 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
If you are using Education to qualify for this position, Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in any field leading to a bachelor's degree, in an accredited college or university, meets the GS-5 level requirements.
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 (
* No Relocation Incentives are available.
* This is a Bargaining Unit position.
* Applicants who feel they have restoration rights to this position should contact the HRO.
* Participation in Direct Deposit is mandatory.
**VETERANS' PREFERENCE: In order to adjudicate your Veterans' Preference claims, please upload all supporting documentation. Such as: DD214s and/or SF-15, etc.**
You are strongly encouraged to provide legible copy/copies of the following: DD-214 (member 4 copy), \"Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active
Duty,\" showing all dates of service, as well as character of service (Honorable, General, etc.) or Statement of Service/Proof of Service (in lieu of a DD-214) from your command or local Personnel Support office. The Statement of Service/Proof of Service must provide all dates of service, the expected date of discharge and anticipated character of service (Honorable, General, etc.). If you have more than one DD-214, you are strongly encouraged to upload all your DD-214s.
Disabled veterans, veterans, widows, spouses or the mother of a veteran, who are eligible for 10-point veterans' preference, are strongly encouraged to provide legible copies of the following: Applicable supporting documents as noted on Standard Form-15 (SF-15). To obtain a copy of SF-15, go to
Please review the OPM Vet Guide to determine if you qualify for Veterans' Preference. Please visit: or ov/Index.aspx.
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.
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### 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):
* Knowledge of FM systems and programs to include: MilPay, Civ Pay, Travel, Management internal Control Program (MIICP), and Government Travel Card (GTC) Program.
If, after reviewing your resume and/or supporting documentation, a determination is made that you have inflated your qualifications and/or experience, your score may be adjusted to more accurately reflect your abilities or you may be found ineligible/not qualified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.
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### Background checks and security clearance
##### Security clearance
* Required Documents
## Required Documents
To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:
1. Your resume: Your resume may be submitted in any format and must support the specialized experience described in this announcement. Copying and pasting position descriptions into a resume is not acceptable. In describing your experience, please be clear and concise, we will not make assumptions regarding your experience. If your resume includes a photograph or other inappropriate material or content, it will not be used to make eligibility and qualification determinations and you may not be considered for this vacancy.
If multiple copies of the same document are uploaded and submitted with your application, only the last copy of the document uploaded will be considered when determining your eligibility and qualifications. For example, if you upload two or more resumes only the last resume uploaded and submitted will be considered.
For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). If your resume does not contain this information, your application will be marked as incomplete and you will not receive consideration for this position.
Documents NOT accepted: photographs, copies of position descriptions, performance ratings, awards and letters of appreciation.
2. Veterans' Preference (if applicable): When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 \"Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference\" with required proof as stated on the form. An SF-50 is NOT acceptable documentation to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit
2. Other supporting documents: These Documents include but are not limited to current SF50s(Current Federal Employees) and current Transcript (Educational Requirements or Substitution of Experience for Education).
#### 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.
* Benefits
## Benefits
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.
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Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
* How to Apply
## How to Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the online application/Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. To view the Occupational Questionnaire, click the following link:
A complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement to receive consideration.
To begin, click Apply to access the online application. You will need to be logged into your USAJOBS account to apply. If you do not have a USAJOBS account, you will need to create one before beginning the application.
Follow the prompts to select your resume and/or other supporting documents to be included with your application package. You will have the opportunity to upload additional documents to include in your application before it is submitted. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.
After acknowledging you have reviewed your application package, complete the Include Personal Information section as you deem appropriate and click to continue with the application process.
You will be taken to the online application which you must complete in order to apply for the position. Complete the online application, verify the required documentation is included with your application package, and submit the application.
To verify the status of your application, log into your USAJOBS account (, all of your applications will appear on the Welcome screen. The Application Status will appear along with the date your application was last updated. For information on what each Application Status means, visit:
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### Agency contact information
### Anthony McGaughey
##### Phone
(775) ###-####
##### Fax
(775) ###-####
##### Email
##### Address
1776 National Guard Way
Reno, NV
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### Next steps
Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. Your application will be evaluated by the Human Resources Office to determine your eligibility for the position. After the evaluation is complete, you will receive another notification regarding the status of your application.
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* Fair & Transparent
## Fair & Transparent
The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.
### Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
* Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicants
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### Reasonable Accommodation Policy
Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.
Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
* An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.
You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.
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#### Legal and regulatory guidance
* Financial suitability
* Social security number request
* Privacy Act
* Signature and false statements
* Selective Service
* New employee probationary period
This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.
*Open & closing dates:* 02/07/2018 to 02/22/2018
*Salary:* $61,218 to $79,586 per year
*Pay scale & grade:* GS 11
*Work schedule:* Full-Time
*Appointment type:* Permanent
Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task


• Location: Reno

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