October 1, 2022

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Financial Management Analyst (APF/UFM/NAF) NF4 job with Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS)

Major Duties

Performs complex functional projects whose scope cuts across various departments and activities, and includes projects assigned by the Senior APF/UFM Financial Officer.  Prepares project reports for submission to the Senior APF/UFM Financial Officer, the Deputy Director Finance/Chief Financial Officer, Deputy Director and Director, Marine and Family Programs Division (MF) and NAF Business and Support Services Division (MR). 

Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) oversight for all APF received through the Uniform Funding and Management (UFM) Practice into the Non-Appropriated Fund (NAF) Accounting System.

Analyses and reports on appropriated fund (APF) and UFM operations, business performance and functional projects.  Analyzes accounting reports, statements and other accounting data within the NAF accounting system.  Independently determines scope of duties and resolves problems for operations in which application of standard analysis and evaluation methods may not be used.  Interprets and evaluates guidelines and references for local application to problems.  May review obligations/expenditures to ensure funding is used as authorized and within prescribed regulations. 

Recommends management actions when financial data shows unfavorable trends or deviations from plans.  Provides advice on results of analysis and evaluation of financial operations with other aspects of operations.  Reviews financial documents, correspondence and reports from higher authority to provide recommendations on resolving difficult matters and technical difficulties.  Reviews fiscal integrity of financial documentation and systems, accuracy of APF to NAF reports and checks compliance with accepted accounting principles and regulations.  Coordinates with NAF accounting system specialists to develop reporting compatibility between UFM to NAF accounting systems.  Plans, organizes work, and manages internal procedures and resources to ensure maximum productivity and economies.  Develops long range plans in conjunction with internal operating directives

Performs audit and review procedures to review internal controls.  Completes account reconciliations and interprets financial statements.  Prepares reports and guidance, and provides briefings on controversial or complex topics.  Establishes and maintains effective relationships and collaborates with various levels of management within the federal government and/or private sectors, and provides advice and assistance on matters of equal difficulty.

Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy.  Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner.  Asks questions to determine, verify and solve problems.  Checks for satisfaction on the quality of goods and services.  Takes action to solve problems quickly.  Alerts the higher-level supervisor, or proper point of contact, for help when problems arise. 

Adheres to safety regulations and standards.  Uses any required safety equipment, and observes safe work procedures.  Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor

Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment.

Performs other duties as assigned. This is a white-collar position where occasional lifting up to 20 lbs may be required.

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a related field such as Business Administration, Finance or Public Administration, or a combination of education and experience – four years of experience in accounting and 24 semester hours in accounting or auditing, or a certificate, or substantial course work in accounting or auditing, or an equivalent combination of accounting experience, college level education and training that provided professional accounting knowledge.  Knowledge of accounting theories, practices, methods, and techniques to independently perform a variety of assignments and advise managers on accounting and financial matters.  Knowledge of accounting automated systems design practices and limitations.  Skill in using computers, electronic communications, and spreadsheet analysis; analyzing accounting systems or modifying and adapting conventional accounting and analytical techniques and procedures to solve a variety of accounting problems; NAF missions, functions, applicable regulations, and their relationship to other federal activities and private industry to determine the impact of financial transactions on internal and external operations.  Knowledge of and skills to perform audit and review procedures sufficient to review internal controls, account reconciliation and financial statements.  Skill to:  communicate orally and in writing sufficient to prepare reports and guidance and provide briefings on controversial or complex topics; establish and maintain effective relationships and collaborate with various levels of management within the federal and/or private sectors; resolve complex or controversial issues or problems and provide advice and assistance on matters of equal difficulty.  Knowledge of the following systems is highly desired:  Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPBE) System, the Standard Accounting, Budgeting, and Reporting System (SABRS), Computron, SMARTS/ReportNet, and the Program Budget Information System (PBIS).

Eligible for incremental telework as determined by MR/MF policy.