FINANCIAL ANALYST (Title 5) Job at US Department of the Air Force – 4.4 in Texas



This position is located in the 149th Fighter Wing, Kelly AFB, San Antonio, TX. The purpose of this position is to is plan, coordinate, and perform Financial Management analysis, and quality reviews, of squadron and group level accounting and financial management programs.


As a FINANCIAL ANALYST (Title 5) with the Texas Air National Guard, your duties will include, but will not be limited to:

Serves as the CSS point of contact for day-to-day budget/financial issues.

Uses financial management and other automated systems and computer-generated products in accomplishing budgeting assignments.

Provides interpretation of financial guidance to unit commanders, Resource Advisors (RA’s), orderly room personnel, and others.

Prepares/edits narrative justifications for projected funding needs and submits to the Comptroller Flight’s Budget Office.

Serves as Unit Workday Control Officer (UWCO), responsible for monitoring and advising on the use of all workdays and dollars.

Serves as the CSS’s Agency Program Coordinator for the Government Travel Card (GTC) program.

Performs other duties as assigned.

The full Position Description (PD) can be found at the following link:

GS-0501-09, NGT5741400

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


Job family (Series)

0501 Financial Administration And Program



Conditions of Employment

Appointment Factor(s): This is an Excepted Service position that requires active membership in a compatible military assignment in the Texas Air National Guard and wear of the military uniform. Applicants who are not currently a member of the Texas Air National Guard do not meet eligibility for this position. Applicants must have applied for the military announcement in order to be considered. (See remarks below.)

Areas of Consideration: Category 2. This includes:
All currently employed full-time permanent, indefinite and temporary personnel of the Texas Air/Army National Guard.

All current members of the Texas Air/Army National Guard.

Incentives: Acceptance of a military Federal technician position may result in termination and / or repayment of military incentives. Please check your contract and contact your servicing Education Services (Incentives) office or the Recruiting/Retention office.

The Texas National Guard is an Equal Opportunity employer.

Veterans’ preference is not applicable to this position.

This is a Non-Bargaining Unit position.

This is a Financial Management Level Certified position in accordance with 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 and will be required to obtain certification. Certification requirements are outlined in the DoD Instruction 1300.26.

Must obtain the required Level One Financial Management Program Certification within two years.

Direct deposit is mandatory.

May be required to successfully complete a probationary period.

A Recruitment Incentive up to 25% may be offered to newly hired employees if funds are available and calculated as a percentage of base pay. The selected applicant will be required to sign a service agreement prior to entrance on duty. Current on-board Federal Technicians/Employees do not qualify for the Recruitment Incentives.


To be considered for qualification, your resume must include relevant experience with beginning and ending dates of employment/experience reflecting the following:

Specialized Experience Required:
To qualify at the GS-09 grade level your resume must include relevant experience with beginning and ending dates of employment/experience reflecting at least 12 months of finance program experiences and competencies that provided knowledge of financial principles and procedures. The applicant must have an understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the National Guard financial business program requirements. An applicant must have experiences and training that demonstrate his or her capabilities to follow directions, to read, retain, and understand a variety of instructions, regulations, policies and procedures.

The applicant must have at least three months of basic finance program training that provided knowledge of financial principles and procedures. The applicant must have a basic understanding of the basic principles and concepts of the National Guard financial business program requirements.


Minimum Requirement:
An undergraduate degree from an accredited college/university is mandatory. The degree must be in finance; or, in a related field such as, business administration, business management or public administration that included – or – was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting. The 24 hours may include up to six hours of credit in business law. A graduate degree in finance or a related field is optimum.

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 (https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfRegistration.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.

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.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance


Drug test required


Required Documents

Required Documents

To apply for this position, you must submit a complete Application Package which includes:1. Your resume should include the following for related positions held:

Work schedule (ex. Full-time, part-time, intermittent)

Hours worked per week

To and From dates (ex. MM/YYYY – MM/YYYY)

Duties performed – In describing your experience, please be clear and specific. Assumptions will not be made regarding your experience.

2. Other supporting documents, as applicable:
Current/last SF-50 for current/former Federal employees.

Transcripts if applicable.

Financial Management Level 1 Certificate.

If you are claiming veterans’ preference, you must provide acceptable documentation of your preference.

Veterans Documentation

Veterans’ preference must be validated by formal submissions including all necessary supporting documentation. You must provide acceptable documentation of your preference prior to the close date of the job announcement. Acceptable documentation may be:

A copy of your DD-214, “Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty,” which shows dates of service and discharge under honorable conditions;

A “certification” that is a written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed;

A Standard Form 15, Application for 10-point Veterans’ Preference. If you are claiming 10 point preference, you will need to submit an SF 15.

You may obtain a letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs reflecting your level of disability for preference eligibility by visiting a VA Regional Office, contacting a VA call center or online.

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.



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This job is open to

Internal to an agency

Current federal employees of this agency.

Federal employees – Excepted service

Current excepted service federal employees.

National Guard & Reserves

Current members, those who want to join, or transitioning military members.


Clarification from the agency

Category 2 – Currently employed T32/T5 full-time permanent, indefinite and temporary personnel of the Texas Army or Air National Guard or current members of the Texas Army or Air National Guard.

About the Company

Company: US Department of the Air Force – 4.4

Company Location:  Texas

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