HQ USAF and Support Elements FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST in Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio

Job Overview

Job Overview

The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace.

To achieve that mission, the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power. That vision orbits around three core competencies: Developing Airmen, Technology-to-Warfighting and Integrating Operations. Core competencies and distinctive capabilities are based on a shared commitment to three core values -- integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.

WHO MAY APPLY: Click here for more information. You MUST have one or more identified eligibilities in order to be considered. Air Force is not responsible for erroneous eligibilities you list or fail to list

Internal Employees (Air Force Employee - Current Permanent Competitive Service Career/Career-Conditional Employee and Current Permanent AF DCIPS Employees with Reinstatement Rights to the Competitive Service)

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP)


This is a Centrally Managed Position in the Financial Management Career Field

  • The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a financial management specialist, providing planning, directing organizing, and exercising control over non-supervisory employees assigned to various Financial Management systems. Duties to include budget, cost, requirements analysis, and program management functions. Incumbent will be assigned financial management duties with the Dayton, Ohio office located at WPAFB, Ohio.

  • Plan, organize, and direct the activities of any assigned systems ensuring that all financial services operations complies with legal and regulatory requirements and meets customer needs.

  • Exercises team lead personnel management responsibilities. Performs duties as a senior functional financial system program manager to integrate and coordinate system requirements.

  • Represents the system with a variety of installation and functional area organizations. Develops, interprets, and revises financial and business management policies and procedures.

  • Serves as senior professional Financial Manager for the branch and division.

Supervisory Status


Promotion Potential


Travel Required
  • Occasional Travel
  • Work may occasionally require travel away from the normal duty station on military or commercial aircraft
Relocation Authorized
  • No
Who May Apply
This job is open to…

Permanent Air Force Employees and ICTAP eligible applicants

Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements
Key Requirements
  • U.S. Citizenship Required
  • PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations
  • This posn is subject to provisions of the DoD Priority Placement Program
  • Incumbent must obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: At least one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade (GS-12) or equivalent under other pay systems in the Federal service, that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) to successfully perform the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. An example of specialized experience is comprehensive knowledge of the concepts, techniques and uses of systems management with emphasis on the program control function and major aspects of comptrollership/financial management including budgeting, estimating, forecasting, funding, cost management and analysis. This includes knowledge of the acquisition activities of the total life cycle of a program.


To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:

Click on the following link to view occupational requirements for this position: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0500/financial-administration-and-program-series-0501/


Federal Time-In-Grade (TIG) Requirement for General Schedule (GS) Positions: Applicants must have served at least 52 weeks at the GS-12 or higher grade (or equivalent in an alternate pay system) within the Federal Civil Service to be considered for referral. TIG applies if you are in a current GS position or held a GS position within the previous 52 weeks.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs): Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the following areas:

  1. Professional comprehensive knowledge and skills in applying theories, practices, methods, and techniques of government accounting required by the Generally Accepted Accounting principles.

  2. Knowledge of personnel, EEO, safety, and security regulations, practices, and procedures.

  3. Ability to plan, organize, and direct the functions and staff of small to medium sized organization.

  4. Ability to analyze, plan, and adjust work operations of one or more organizational segments to meet organization requirements and objectives within available resources.

  5. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE*:*Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

ARE YOU USING YOUR EDUCATION TO QUALIFY? You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.


  1. This is a Financial Management Level 2 Certified position IAW the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 2012, Public Law 112-81 Subtitle F-Financial Management, Section 1599d. Incumbent shall comply with the requirements of this certification program.

  2. Incumbent must obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance.

Security Clearance


Additional Information

Additional Information
What To Expect Next

Once your application package is received an acknowledgement email will be sent.

If you provided an email address, you will receive an email message acknowledging receipt of your application. Your application package will be used to determine your eligibility and qualifications for consideration. If you are determined to be ineligible or not qualified, your application will receive no further consideration.

To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account, select My Applications, and click on the more information link under the application status for this position.

If you do not provide an email address, you are responsible for checking status updates and notifications in USAJOBS. Hard copy notifications will not be sent to you.


The Department of Defense offers an excellent benefits program. In addition to your take-home pay, click here for an overview of benefits currently offered to Federal employees.

Direct Deposit: All federal employees are required to have direct deposit.

Other Information

Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible click here. To be best-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 90 or above on the rating criteria for this position.

Incentives: Recruitment and/or retention incentives may or may not be used.

Current Federal Civilian employees may apply for temporary and term positions and if selected, a break in service of more than three (3) calendar days may be required prior to appointment to the position.

90-Day Register: This announcement may result in a 90-day register that may be used to fill like vacancies for 90 days after the closing date. Applicants may be referred for consideration as vacancies occur.

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/476647400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 2017-08-11 to 2017-08-17

Salary: $87,703 to $114,013 / per year

Pay scale & grade: GS 13

Series: 0501 Financial Administration And Program

Appointment type: Temporary Promotion NTE 1 Year

Work schedule: Full Time

Job announcement number: 9L-HAF-1995421-015762-JBM

Control number: 476647400