U.S. Army Sustainment Command Financial Management Analyst in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait
Summary About the Position: This position is with the 401st Army Field Support located in Kuwait. This position will be filled on a permanent basis. Initial overseas tour is for one (1) year unaccompanied with possible extensions. Incentives may or may not be authorized. This is an Emergency Essential position. Responsibilities Provide advice/recommendations on interpretations and implications of financial data. Ensure timely recording of obligations to certify validity of financial report balances. Utilize a variety of accounting/financial systems including Defense Travel System, General Fund Enterprise Business Systems, Logistics Modernization Program, and Global Combat Support System-Army to review/analyze financial data. Interpret guidance, policy statements, directives, and financial regulations for incorporation into organization?s financial policy and procedure. Requirements Conditions of Employment Qualifications Who May Apply: Only applicants who meet one of the employment authority categories below are eligible to apply for this job. You will be asked to identify which category or categories you meet, and to provide documents which prove you meet the category or categories you selected. See Proof of Eligibility for an extensive list of document requirements for all employment authorities. Current Department of Army Civilian Employees Applying to OCONUS PositionsCurrent Permanent Department of Defense (DOD) Civilian Employee (non-Army)Domestic Defense Industrial Base/Major Range and Test Facilities Base Civilian Personnel WorkforceFamily Member Preference (FMP) for Overseas EmploymentInteragency Career Transition Assistance PlanLand Management Workforce Flexibility ActMilitary Spouse Preference (MSP) for Overseas EmploymentNon-Appropriated Fund Instrumentality (NAFI)Non-Department of Defense (DoD) TransferOffice of Personnel Management (OPM) Interchange Agreement EligiblePriority Placement Program, DoD Military Spouse Preference (MSP) EligibleReinstatementVeterans Employment Opportunity Act (VEOA) of 1998 In order to qualify, you must meet the experience requirements described below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience; if qualifying based on education, your transcripts will be required as part of your application. Additional information about transcripts is in this document. Specialized Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes: gathering financial information from various sources for in-depth analysis; coordinating corrective action in response to identified issues with financial programs/procedures; and reviewing financial policies/regulations for organizational applicability. This definition of specialized experience is typical of work performed at the next lower grade/level position in the federal service (GS-11). Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job, you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone--no substitution of education for experience is permitted. You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency in the following areas: Financial Management AnalysisFinancial Management SystemsFinancial ReportingFundamentals & Operations of Finance Time in Grade Requirement: Applicants who have held a General Schedule (GS) position within the last 52 weeks must have 52 weeks of Federal service at the next lower grade or equivalent (GS-11). If you are a current Federal employee, you must include your pay plan, series and grade in your work experience(s) on your resume submission and/or upload supporting documentation (within-grade increase SF-50) to show that you meet the time-in-grade requirement. In addition, if your step reflects "00", you must include your current salary for each position. Education Additional Information Direct deposit of pay is required. U.S. citizens overseas under ordinarily resident status are not eligible for appointment under the Status of Forces Agreement. Locality pay does not apply in the overseas area. Employees who require medical or dental care in the overseas location will be responsible for obtaining and paying for such care. Access for civilian employees to military medical and dental treatment facilities is on a space-available and reimbursable basis only. Pay retention may be offered to successful applicants for positions at overseas locations. For this provision to apply to employees already overseas, the selected individual would have to require a permanent change of station move and would have to be selected as a result of a recruitment effort that had been extended outside of the overseas command involved. Selectees may receive certain foreign area benefits such as: Living Quarters Allowance (LQA) or government quarters, home leave, etc. Selectees will have their eligibility for foreign area benefits determined at the time of hire in accordance with Department of State Standardized Regulation (DSSR) and DoDI 1400.25 volume 1250 This is a Career Program (CP) 11 - Comptroller position. The initial length of this overseas tour is 12 months. Defense National Relocation Program will not be authorized. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. When you perform a Civilian Permanent Change of Station (PCS) with the government, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considers the majority of your entitlements to be taxable. Visit https://www.dfas.mil/civilianemployees/civrelo/Civilian-Moving-Expenses-Tax-Deduction/ for more information. 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. Permanent Change of Station (PCS) allowances may be authorized, subject to the provisions of the Joint Travel Regulations and an agency determination that a PCS move is in the Government Interest. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. Government housing is provided. Temporary storage of household goods costs will be paid for 1 year assignments. Tour is unaccompanied. This is a Financial Management Level 2 Certified position. Failure to obtain this certification within the required time may subject the incumbent to adverse action.