13205 North Enon Church Rd. Chester, VA 23836 United States 10/2017 - Present ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Hours per week: 40 Series: 0501 Pay Plan: GS Grade: 11 Financial Management Specialist (This is a federal job) Duties, Accomplishments and Related Skills: I am responsible for payroll functions for an agency of 12,000 employees in multiple localities, worldwide. I provide quality customer service by resolving all questions, requests, and problems in a timely and accurate manner. Utilizing my knowledge of applicable pay policies, union contracts, payroll systems and government regulations I provide payroll support and consultation to supervisors, employees, and other agency representatives. I perform a variety of tasks such as processing bi-weekly payroll, entering/editing/correcting employee payroll data in the Defense Civilian Payroll System (DCPS), troubleshooting program malfunctions in payroll and personnel interfaces in the Defense Agency Initiative (DAI), and verifying accuracy of figures and computations. I prepare and maintain confidential employee payroll records, files and reports for multi-state pay distribution. I coordinate with limited time keepers and supervisors to ensure that appropriate time has been entered for all employees by managing missing time reports, invalid transactions, conversion of hours and understanding the different time codes and system processes. I adhere to agency standards related to control processes and data entry; electronic retention of control documents for audit purposes; and verifying appropriate system/process events. I work closely with other departments to identify and resolve payroll discrepancies and inconsistencies and provide explanations of variations from generally expected results. I began working for DCMA as a GS-09 in October of 2017 and was promoted to a GS-11 Position in September of 2018. Supervisor: Veda Crawley (7032585365) Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes
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Grade Level: GS-13
Hours per week: 40+
Financial Management Specialist
Current work location is domestic; Financial Management Specialist located in Rosslyn, VA. Hiring position is a PSC-Personal Services Contractor.
This position is located in the Office of Overseas Protective Operations (OPO), under the Assistant Director for International Programs, Bureau of Diplomatic Security, OPO provides management oversight, operational guidance, and funding necessary to establish and maintain effective Security Forces at US Diplomatic and Consular facilities to ensure a safe and secure environment for the conduct of foreign policy.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The incumbent serves as a Financial Management Specialist responsible for internal budget planning and formulation, accounting, financial management and oversight, financial analysis, and financial reporting in support of overseas protective security programs in the assigned geographic region(s). Specific responsibilities include:
• Conducts evaluations at overseas posts of the use of program resources as they relate to approved financial plans, projected workloads, and program priorities;
• Identifies instances where resource use is inconsistent with approved financial plans and priorities and reconciles inconsistencies in cooperation with program managers;
• Develops program and policy alternatives where required to resolve resource issues;
• Plans and conducts internal financial management and special program reviews;
• Reviews procurement requests and requests for contract action, submitted by the Regional Program Officers, for adequate justification and consistency with approved overseas protective security program budgets, goals, plans, and priorities;
• Evaluates cost estimates for procurement and contract requests to ensure consistency with approved program budgets, goals, plans, and priorities;
• Provides RSOs in the assigned region(s) with the status of allotments as requested;
• Reviews and evaluates requests for additional funding;
•Develops funding increase justifications as required;
• Designs/develops spreadsheets, graphs, and charts to enable evaluations of current financial needs and to prepare budget and funding requests; and
• Provides comprehensive analyses of financial and statistical data used in determining funding to be allotted to overseas protective security programs in the assigned region(s);
• Advises and assists program managers in negotiating the financial terms and conditions of interagency agreements that are used to collect reimbursements for services provided by OPO to other agencies. Tracks and monitors reimbursements and the collection and transfer of funds by the DS Office of Financial Management.
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- Masters of Business Administration - Corporate Finance
- Bachelor's - Accounting
- Bachelor of Science - Accounting
Hours per week: 40 Pay Plan: GS Grade 11 Supervisory Financial Management Specialist (this is a federal job) Duties, Accomplishments and related Skills: Provide management, supervision, guidance, and assistance to subordinate Financial Revenue Technicians; respond to questions and resolve issues pertaining to Medical Care Cost Fund (MCCF) first party and third-party billing practices. Review high dollar claims including surgeries, chemo therapy, ambulance billing, prosthetics, transplants and dialysis which may require technical evaluation and ensures that measures are taken to resolve claims in a timely manner. Prepares monthly reports that help to identify noncompliance with regulatory standards that may be related to inefficient operations or improper practices. Analyze the first and third-party accounts receivable at any given time with respect to values of the outstanding accounts that may be greater than 90 days old. Monitors staff to ensure that I detect problems and solve them in order to improve the operations process. I make sure that the quality and integrity of the program are intact to make sure we are maximizing our reimbursement goals. Process and assist with Workers Compensation and tort feaser claims processing through VA billing and Office of Regional Counsel. Link medical providers with insurance companies. Make monthly reports to the Compliance and Business Integrity Officer. Works to identify training issues and to evaluate call agent's compliance with internal procedures and policies. Provides clarifications of standard operating procedures upon request and when personal observations indicate that clarification may be appropriate. Reviews complaints from customers, performing fact-finding as necessary to respond to the issue or make recommendations to senior management. Provide advice and counsel on work and administrative matters. Resolve issues independently except in unusual circumstances. Assist higher level staff in the development of proposals and plans. Participate in the implementation of new or modified programs or projects. Participate in staffing projections, rollout plans, proposals for new services, recommendations for automation of certain functions, and related activities. Participate in detailed research projects, analyses of agency requirements, impact on customers, development of cost-benefit analysis, and related efforts. Identify problems and make recommendations for resolution based on research and investigative results. Establish payment plans and accept or reject proposed payment plans. Review debtor's financial status and credit reports. Explain claims filing process for benefits, eligibility requirements, waivers, forms and evidence/documentation required. Establishes guidelines and performance expectations for staff; which are clearly communicated through the formal employee performance management system. Monitor and analyze statistical reports, public contact, various reports, and personal observation. Establish and modify standard operating procedures. Clarify existing procedures, guidelines, regulations. Perform auditing duties on a monthly and quarterly basis. These duties are associated with the financial and operational procedures of the revenue program. Perform reviews monthly and quarterly to make sure that we are meeting a degree of compliance with sound fiscal internal control and quality management. Responsible for recruitment and hiring of new employees thru OPM. Responsible for the yearly standards and performance appraisals of all employees. Provided management with solutions that may involve disciplinary actions. Supervisor: Lisa Wilson (903) 583-1313 Okay to contact Supervisor: Yes
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4201 Reedy Creek Road Raleigh, NC 27603 United States 11/2017 - Present Hours per week: 40 Series: 0545 Pay Plan: GS Grade: 8 This a time-limited appointment or temporary promotion. Financial Management Specialist (This is a federal job) Duties, Accomplishments and Related Skills: Performed a wide array of in-depth financial analysis of accounting, logistics on multiple management systems, applying information to complicated cases to resolve difficult sensitive and out of balance conditions associated with accounting systems. Record all transfer and allocations data in the financial and business accounting system. Reconstructed inaccurate accounts after gathering and organizing information for said inquiries. Analyzed and resolved diverse problems referred by managers, employees or a congressional inquiry. Performed document processing and the effects of transactions on existing records to modify normal automated processes in existing accounts whilst protecting historical data using computer master file systems. Perform in-depth analysis, complicated pay, travel and accounts payable issues and develop variations in approaches to suit specific problems and deal with incomplete, unreliable or conflicting reports within data in order validate pay transactions and resolve inconsistencies using comparable feeder systems of logistics. Analyzed financial transaction issues. Verify and evaluate data. Obtain information to reconcile discrepancies. Work with senior analysts to analyze appropriations legislation and helps program managers to determine new master data needs. Apply pertinent fiscal laws, regulations, precedent decisions and procedures. Perform research regarding different and unrelated processes and methods relating to financial transactions. Analyze results and make recommendations, which may result in guideline changes affecting internal, state, and National Guard Bureau (NGB) level processes. Analyze and resolve tax processing problems based on inquiries or internal control audits. Ensure complex tax issues involving tax documents, Do It Yourself (DITY) moves, and Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) payments are completed. Reconstructs incomplete files and devise more efficient methods for procedural processing, gathering and organization of information for inquiries. Resolve problems referred by others. Review supporting materials submitted by the field for adequacy and accuracy, compliance with policy, logical scheduling, and conformance with stated directives of the Service. Interpret user requirements in designation of ad hoc reports or modifications to standard financial and management systems. Research, interpret, analyze, and apply regulations, policies, procedures and legal decisions to work and/or resolve complex financial problems. Applies the use of public law, fiscal law, Department of Defense (DoD), Forces Command (FORSCOM), NGB, and Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) regulations, Standing Operating Procedures, Comptroller General Decisions, and policies and issuances to execute the full range of financial and commercial services. Supervisor: Stephen Gaertner (9846646060) Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes
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Building 1700 Scott AFB, IL 62225 United States 09/2016 - 02/2018 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Hours per week: 40 Series: 0501 Pay Plan: GS Grade: 09 Financial Management Specialist (This is a federal job) Duties, Accomplishments and Related Skills: -Performed work in recovery of revenue generated through the use of United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) Component transportation services. -Provided advice and analysis of Transportation Working Capital Fund (TWCF) transportation movement charges to customers. - Analyzed, evaluated, and interpreted computer reports based on summation of cargo transportation discrepancies. - Ensured that transportation data used in support of revenue collection for transportation movements was valid and accurately reflected in the USTRANSCOM Component systems - Worked issues surrounding the management of aged Accounts Receivables (A/R) for USTRANSCOM Components that pertain to the billing of non-DoD agencies - Utilized accounting and finance methods, practices, procedures, regulations and policies to analyze the revenue/reimbursement/receivables process for USTRANSCOM transportation movements -Used Defense Enterprise Accounting Management System (DEAMS) and the Distribution Component Billing System (DCBS)on a daily basis to review and analyze data discrepancies between the two systems data -Reviewed and created new Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) documents Supervisor: Robert Troy Whitehead (207-328-1750) Okay to contact this Supervisor: Yes
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- Master's Degree
- Bachelor's Degree
As a Financial Specialist, provide the highest level of customer service in a sales-oriented environment. Offered customers an array of financial products and services to best meet their needs.
• Performed a variety of financial services including check cashing, counting tills, and assisting customers with money grams and accounts receivables.
• Educate and inform customers on the products available to them. Suggest various products that may better suit their needs.
• Offer additional services to enhance customers' experience. Provide the highest level of customer service over the phone and in person, while also serving as a resource to current and potential customers.
• Tend to operational duties while in the store including but not limited to, cash handling, record keeping, and store security.
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- B.S. - Criminal Justice
Provide guidance and oversight of DCHA/OTI's budget and financial management review to ensure funds necessary to carry out the office's mission are obtained, allocated, and expended in accordance with USAID's priorities and relevant law and practices. In this role, I help to oversee the financial support to 15+ countries in Africa, Latin America & the Caribbean, Middle East and Eurasia.
• Allocate roughly $50M of OTI funds as well as additional program funds per year (ranging from $15M to $200M+). Collaborate with DCHA Bureau's controller's office and other Bureau's in managing additional funds. Awarded certificate in Oct 2017 for completion of successful end of FY, in which 98% of money was accounted for.
• Controls OTI's resource availability, present financial reports on disbursements and fund usage, and direct obligation/de-obligation process to optimize fund usage. Apply funding analysis to recommend program budget based on management decisions and/or program objectives and as back-up material for requests for budget changes.
• Adhere to budget by inputting transactions correctly, obligating funds, processing travel actions and utilizing financial software for budget maintenance. Process end of quarter accruals and provide back up support for processing mission transfers to the field. Track and provide program obligation updates.
• Coordinate with USAID accounting systems to identify and reconcile budget discrepancies. Prepares and analyzes regular and ad hoc financial status reports to track agency obligations and commitments. Shares reports and related recommendations with office and agency leadership. Responds to budget-related questions from agency leadership and regional teams.
• Coordinate with USAID procurement system to process contracts.
• Develops and works on individual operating budgets for teams based on previous budgets, past year obligations and anticipated needs. Develops spreadsheets and tools to monitor operating budget. Helped with the testing and development of a new budget database.
• Train and mentor new staff, including Jr. Financial Management Specialist to be able to provide finance services in my absence. Design and update finance informational items for OTI staff members (e.g. project pages, special reports, fact sheets, guides and training material).
• Conduct clerical duties including, scheduling and facilitating events, and monitoring action items for completion & filing, and managing correspondence. Established and implemented new electronic filing and telework tracking systems for my team in 2017.
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- Bachelor of Arts - Communications
11224 Holmes Rd, Kansas City MO 64131
• Monitors multiple lines of accounting to ensure availability of funds and usage of funds.
• Member of regional budget team which develops regional financial policy. Provides travel policy and regulations assistance to travelers. Routinely applies expert knowledge and skill in the application of related fiscal laws, regulations, policies, precedents, methods and techniques of budgeting.
• Assist with multiple financial disbursement activities related to travel, vendor contract, interagency agreements and disaster grants.
• Process monthly and quarterly reconciliation of obligations. Monitor the use and rate of obligations.
• Assures proper lines of accounting are applied to financial documents. Provides certification of funds availability, ensuring funds are controlled and do not exceed budget allocation amounts.
• Assists with the transition of open financial disaster activity to the region and the closeout center.
• Positions held concurrently:
• Member - Region 7 Disaster Field Training Operations Cohort Member - WebIFMIS training cadre: facilitate budget reporting and data entry to webIFMIS. Certified trainer. Member - Alternate Dispute Resolution cadre of the Kansas City Federal Executive Board (FEB). Member - Travel Policy training cadre.
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- - Leadership for Public Service
- Certificate of Paralegal Studies
Develop efficient way to manage customers with financial problems during 40%
decrease in office work force.
• Process more than 100 finance documents during cut-offs.
• Effectively manage three team members as a team leader.
• Maintain 99% accuracy during disbursing operation as cashier.
• Successfully conduct numerous presentations or briefs to new comers.
• Manage Case Management System to effectively solve complicated financial problems or debt.
• Co-develop and operate a document tracking system which enabled efficient ways of tracking data, information, and documents of customers.
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- B.S in Computer - Engineering
4/2011 to 3/2013 Supported 6 executive leaders in development, analysis, management and most cost-effective allocation of $27M in operations budget funds and $22.4M in project funds including cost accounting, financial accounting and budgeting. Executed budget and allocated funds in accordance with fiscal law, codes and federal regulations. * Advised leadership as the resident expert in governing budget policy, precedent setting decisions, procedures and regulation to ensure the department maintains 100% compliance. * Audited and analyzed various financial data including records, contracts, invoices, expenditures and documentation to ensure accuracy, monitor budget status and perform cash flow analysis. * Focused on efficiency; streamlined work order allocation system that increased funding rate by almost 20%. More efficient funds allocation methods helped identify opportunities for additional customer funding. * Driven by accuracy and compliance; created auditing and funds tracking system for $2M Cost Distribution System that was out of balance by $20K; achieved 100% balanced status. * Recognized as "Civilian of the Year" out of 200+ candidates due to outstanding efforts and drive for results. * Presented written and oral updates on behalf of executive leadership on fiscal status of programs and projects. * Developed the budget for the entire Civil Engineering Squadron (CES) and tracked funding for CES including environmental programs such as waste water, storm water, sampling and analysis, environmental permits and fees.
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