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Air Force Enlisted Job Descriptions



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Specialty Summary: Provides financial services and resources to support the Air Force's war-fighting mission. Performs, supervises, manages and directs financial management activities both at home station and deployed locations. Provides customer service. Maintains financial records for pay and travel transactions. Maintains accounting records and prepares reports. Determines fund availability and propriety of claims. Accounts for cash, checks, and other negotiable instruments. Processes commitments and obligations, payments, and collections. Serves as financial advisor to commanders and resource managers. Compiles, analyzes, and summarizes data. Prepares and executes financial plans. Performs audits and implements fraud prevention measures. Related DOD Occupational Subgroup: 154100.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Provides customer service for military and civilian personnel. Interacts and coordinates with organizations on financial matters. Interprets and supplements financial directives. Prepares, verifies, computes and processes, and audits pay transactions for military and civilian personnel. Processes, verifies, audits travel claims, estimates travel costs, determines fund availability, and performs follow-up on outstanding travel orders for travelers.

Processes financial transactions. Performs follow-up on commitments, outstanding obligations and certified vouchers. Prepares accountability records and reports.

Determines propriety of funding and certifies fund availability. Records, reconciles, and verifies entries into automated systems based on accounting documents. Certifies and processes payment and collection vouchers. Maintains appropriated funds, accounting records, and files. Schedules, prepares, verifies, and submits financial accounting reports.

Provides customer service and accounting liaison for various installation-level organizations, vendors, and the Defense Finance and Accounting Service. Reconciles funding authorities with accounting records.

Schedules, prepares, verifies, and submits financial accounting reports.

Analyzes accounting reports and financial data to identify trends for evaluating effectiveness and efficiency of Air Force activities. Develops and compiles factors for improved planning, programming and budgeting. Prepares budgets and financial plans, and execution reports. Analyzes financial execution. Identifies and explains variances. Provides budget call instructions to organizations. Prepares narrative justification to support financial requirements.

Reviews financial data for accuracy and resolves discrepancies. Receives, reconciles, and distributes funding authorities. Examines funding and reprogramming actions to determine financial implications. Reviews reimbursement program status.

Performs audits and reviews as required by directives. Administers the Air Force Management Control Program.

Specialty Qualifications:

Knowledge. Knowledge of: fiscal law, accounting and payment principles/procedures, contingency operations, financial management systems and basic computer applications, pay and travel entitlements, Air Force organization, reporting requirements, analysis techniques, financial management policies, procedures and regulations, management principles and controls, budgeting principles, visual, oral, and written presentation techniques, and Air Force missions.

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