MICHIGAN NATIONAL GUARD
Human Resource Office
3423 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Lansing, MI 48906-2906
AIR NATIONAL GUARD
ACTIVE GUARD/RESERVE (AGR) VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 17-53
TOUR LENGTH : INITIAL TOUR FOUR YEARS
CONTINUATION TOUR SIX YEARS
OPENING DATE: 13 MAR 2017
CLOSING DATE: 27 MAR 2017
POSITION TITLE: FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT / BUDGET OFFICER
POSITION GRADE: O4/MAJ
POSITION AFSC: 65F3
LOCATION: 110 ATKW BATTLE CREEK, MI
IAW DoDI 1300.26, November 20, 2013, the member must achieve Financial Management Certification within two years of notification
WHO CAN APPLY:
AREA 1: ON-BOARD PERMANENT ACTIVE GUARD RESERVE (AGR) OF THE MICHIGAN AIR NATIONAL GUARD
MINIMUM GRADE O2/1LT
*MAXIMUM GRADE O4/MAJ
AREA 2: OPEN TO ALL CURRENT TRADITIONAL GUARD MEMBERS OF THE MICHIGAN AIR NATIONAL GUARD
MINIMUM GRADE O2/1LT
*MAXIMUM GRADE O4/MAJ
AREA 3: OPEN TO THOSE ELIGIBLE FOR COMMISSION IN THE MICHIGAN AIR NATIONAL GUARD
MINIMUM GRADE O2/1LT
*MAXIMUM GRADE O4/MAJ
* PROMOTION POTENTIAL TO FULL GRADE OF POSITION UPON FEDERAL RECOGNITION AND CONTROL GRADE AVAILABILITY
(PRIOR MILITARY MEMBERS NEED TO SUBMIT DD 214 OR NGB 22 TO VERIFY ELIGIBILITY)
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
• Plans, organizes, develops techniques and establishes internal controls to manage financial services and analysis operations.
• Determines organizational structure, personnel, training needs, and security requirements for safeguarding entrusted assets.
• Establishes performance standards, work schedules, and priorities.
• Develops, reviews, coordinates, and executes financial management plans to support peacetime, exercise, contingency, and wartime operations.
• Establishes training program for functional professional development.
• Directs financial management activities.
• Supervises, manages, and administers financial services and/or analysis activities.
• These include reviewing adequacy of internal controls and quality of services; providing assistance and performing cost estimates and economic analysis; and overseeing funds distribution and management.
• Establishes performance standards to evaluate cost and efficiency.
• Inspects, reviews, and evaluates effectiveness of work methods, procedures, and personnel.
• Provides customer service.
• Interacts and coordinates with organizations on financial matters. Interprets financial directives.
• Coordinates financial management activities.
• Advises commander and staff on status and progress of command programs.
• Coordinates with commander, staff, and units in developing and executing financial plans, schedules, and programs.
• Advises, coordinates, and makes recommendations on validity and propriety of requirements, effective allocation and use of financial resources, and redistribution of resources within fund limitations.
• Verifies estimated costs are realistic and reasonable.
• Coordinates on deficiencies noted in reports from audits, and inspections.
• Maintains liaison with other agencies to develop standards for financial management policy and procedures.
• Performs financial management functions.
• Formulates guidelines for phasing in projected programs and mission changes.
• Assures identification of required financial resources.
• Provides forecasts of financial posture.
• Engages and assists in preparing, programming actions for future year budget requirements.
• Prepares, justifies and submits financial plan, budget estimates and supplemental budget requirements.
• Ensures validity of obligations within the language of appropriation acts, current laws, and governing directives.
• Maintains statutory responsibility for preventing over-obligation of appropriated funds through funds certification.
• Collects, analyzes, and interprets resource data.
• Establishes procedures and safeguards against fraud and fund losses.
• Evaluates impact of legislative action, executive orders and Comptroller General decisions on financial operations.
• Formulates financial management policies and procedures.
• Provides professional advice and management skills in developing and maintaining banking and credit union services.
• Provides analysis, policy, and oversight for nonappropriated fund financial management.
• Conducts analyses supporting cost projection and resource utilization effectiveness.
• Performs, reviews, and certifies adequacy of cost comparisons and economic analyses.
• Conducts financial management and information studies.
• Prepares studies evaluating the effects of changes in policies, procedures, and technology.
• Prepares findings and recommendations for presentation to commander and staff.
• Maintains proficiency and trains others in financial management during contingency/war fighting operations.
• Knowledge is mandatory of: general accounting principles pertaining to governmental, commercial, managerial, and cost accounting; Air Force concepts and objectives and their relationship to effective, economical execution of the mission; fiscal laws, executive orders, Comptroller General decisions, instructions, and directives; Air Force budget structure and policy; fiscal procedures, including resource allocation and fund control procedures; cost estimating, economic analysis, and quantitative statistical analysis; and computer applications.
• Education. For entry education requirements see Appendix A, 65F CIP Education Matrix.
• For award of AFSC 65F3, completion of the Basic Financial Management Officer course is mandatory.
• For award of AFSC 65F3, a minimum of 18 months of experience is mandatory in financial management assignments.
• The following are mandatory for entry, award, and retention of this AFSC:
• No record of conviction by a civilian court for offenses involving larceny, robbery, wrongful appropriation, burglary, or fraud.
• Never received nonjudicial punishment under the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) for offenses involving acts of larceny, wrongful appropriation, robbery, burglary or fraud as defined in UCMJ Articles 121, 122, 129, and 132 or never been convicted by military courts-martial for these same offenses.
• Members of the FM workforce are required to obtain their Financial Management Certification within two years of assignment. Achieving certification is a condition of employment.
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS AND GENERAL INFORMATION
HOW TO APPLY: Individuals who meet the Duties, Responsibilities, and Special Information Criteria for this position must submit a complete AGR application package to: email@example.com
1. DO NOT send application directly to the HRO Office (hand carry, US Post Office, etc). In the event that an applicant is unable to use the email address provided (I.E. rejection email) or is a deployed Airman without accessibility please call 517-481-7715 and you will be provided additional instructions. Applicants must provide documentation in the event that this occurred (I.E. rejection email).
2. *AT A MINIMUM YOUR PACKET SHOULD INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
a. COMPLETED NGB FORM 34-1 signed and dated with the job announcement and title. (Do not submit an SF Form 171 or OF 612). Due to personal identifiable information (PII) concerns contained within Air AGR packets, we are requesting that all applications for Air AGR positions omit their home of record and social security number upon submission.
b. Military Personnel Report on Individual Personnel (RIP) from either the vMPF or MilPDS no more than 30 days old.
c. An official fitness score of 75% or higher within 1 year (from the AF portal).
d. Please combine all documents into one PDF file.
*Applications without all the required supporting documentation will not be considered and will not be returned.
3. Applications must be received by 2359 hours on the closing date of this vacancy announcement. Further information may be obtained by contacting the AGR Personnel Office: SMSGT Wright Thurmand 517-481-7715, DSN 623-9715. Prior approval required for last minute faxed applications.
EEO POLICY: The management of AGRs will be free of discrimination based upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin and age IAW ANGI 36-7, ANG Military Equal Opportunity Program.
ENTRY QUALIFICATION PER ANGI 36-101
1. The intent of the AGR program is to assess AFSC qualified individuals. However, any applicant selected who does not possess the AFSC, must sign an agreement to retrain.
2. Enlisted personnel applying for Officer position must be eligible for commissioning upon selection for AGR duty. Assignment to the AGR tour will not become effective until the individual receives a commission in the ANG and as a Reserve of the Air Force.
3. Members selected for AGR tours must meet the physical qualifications outlined in AFI 48-123, Medical Examinations and Standards. Airmen with a DD Form 469, Duty Limiting Condition Report reflected at the time of an AGR physical package evaluation, will not be deemed medically qualified. However, accession of a member is possible as long as the member is medically cleared of any Duty Limitation Code (DLC)/medical profile prior to starting an AGR order.
4. Personnel must have retainability to complete the tour of military duty.
5. Applicants are subject to personal interview upon notification of time and place. Necessary travel will be at the applicant’s own expense.
6. Pregnant females are eligible to apply for AGR tours. If selected, they cannot be appointed and entered on active duty until the pregnancy period has expired.
7. Initial AGR tour orders are probationary. Individuals selected for continuation until retirement and electing Career Status Bonus (CSB) must be extended to the date they will achieve 20 satisfactory active duty years on their AGR orders.
8. Voluntary release from the AGR program prior to completion of tour is contingent upon approval of the Adjutant General of Michigan.