Major responsibilities include (not all inclusive):
Provide reasonable and objective solutions and guidance to the USPFO-GA Finance Manager and all Major Subordinate Command (MSC) leadership in identifying, addressing and resolving pay entitlements and service issues that impact mission readiness and combat effectiveness.
Identify pay entitlement discrepancies and readiness concerns to the leadership and present solutions and plans to facilitate resolution thereby assuring all options are in accordance with applicable guidelines, policies and regulations.
Ensure unit pay entitlements conform to Department of Defense (DOD), U.S. Army (USA), National Guard Bureau, Federal, State, and local directives, regulations, policies and instructions, as well as accepted pay entitlement techniques and report results to the appropriate government POC.
Perform in-depth research and analysis to identify cause and effect of pay issues and provide the GAARNG with recommend and proven solutions while provide help in the provision of corrective actions.
Provide support in developing plans and procedures to enhance the USPFO-GA Finance Office capabilities and support its “geographically-separated units” (GSUs).
Identify available administrative resources that the Finance Office may enter into agreements with which support the pay entitlements and services program of all entities. When these agreements have been reached, maintain a list of representative agencies and points of contact.
Review and evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of the Finance Office’s activities and provide reports with reasonable and objective solutions to improve the office’s activities.
Provide input to accommodate pay entitlements needs during full or partial unit mobilizations. Review, oversee and improve the functions of the Finance Office’s activities in the unit mobility line and provide documentation thereof.
Implement unit’s full-time pay entitlement programs and perform payment procedures as required while following applicable policies and procedures.
Attend staff meetings as required. Meet at least once monthly with the Government POC’s in the Comptroller and Financial Services Office to discuss information relevant to the program.
Present reports covering the progress made during each month on the activities of the Resource Advisors listing all activities and services provided.
File office documents, receive phone calls, schedule appointments, and prepare briefing charts that reflect program status.
Progress and Status Reports:
Provide a Semi-Annual Report to management officials identifying payroll inputs that were placed in the system correctly and members were paid correctly through the confirmation of management notices. Provide reports on expenditures made for pay entitlements and administration of related services during each referenced quarter; confirmed semi-annually.
Provide monthly report on Dual Compensation providing confirmation to management officials that civilian pay dual compensation is audited and corrected.
Provide status report of activities undertaken in performance of tasks involved in pay entitlement program during each month; due to management by 5th workday following the end of month.
Payroll: Accomplish Technician, AGR, Annual Training, and Inactive Duty Training Payroll which is submitted Bi-weekly and Bi-monthly.
Present Progress and Status Reports at staff meetings or to COR at least monthly and detailing pay entitlement program statuses and concerns as well as special upcoming activities and events; confirmed semiannually.
Qualified Candidates must have:
Desired Bachelor's degree or 3 years demonstrated practical experience in statistics, math or related field. Must be familiar with appropriate statistical analysis and database software.
Demonstrated proficiency with DOD Appropriations and Fiscal Law. Three or more years of experience as a Budget Analyst or Resource Manager executing appropriated funds at the Major Command level preferred.
Possess Army National Guard experience/knowledge directly related to financial management processes, procedures and regulations.
Familiarity with unit inspection techniques as they relate to overall unit readiness and a proven ability to report findings or deficiencies in accordance with Government standard auditor procedures.
Must successfully meet the performance objectives of a Resource Advisor. The candidate should possess the following knowledge/skills:
Effective communications and keen administrative and organizational skills.
Must possess the necessary skills to perform detailed and complex tasks.
Computer skills to include the full Microsoft Offices suite (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
Military or Civilian Financial pay systems background is highly desirable.
In order to successfully meet the performance objectives required of this position, individuals should knowledgeable in the following systems used by National Guard:
- Defense Joint Mil Pay System (DJMS)
- Defense Civilian Pay System (DCPS)
- Case Management