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NOTES TO THE APPLICANT:
Your job application must be complete and thorough including responding to all the supplemental questions. Your application must contain complete job histories, which includes job titles, dates of employment, name of employer and a description of duties performed. If this information is not submitted, your application may be rejected because it is incomplete. Resumes do not take the place of this required information.
Who We Are: The Texas Military Department (TMD) is commanded by The Adjutant General of Texas, the state's senior military official appointed by the governor, and is comprised of the Texas Military Department (State & Federal Civilian Employees), the Texas Army National Guard (TXARNG), the Texas Air National Guard (TXANG) and the Texas State Guard (TXSG).
Our Vision: America’s premier state military organization comprised of professional mission-ready forces, fully engaged with our communities, and relevant through the 21st century.
Our Mission: Provide the Governor and the President with ready forces in support of state and federal authorities at home and abroad.
BRIEF POSITION SUMMARY
Performs moderately complex (journey-level) budget preparation and analysis work for the Construction Facility Management Office (CFMO). Work involves preparing, reviewing, and analyzing budgets and performance measure. Assist with monitoring budget and program performance through detailed analysis, reconciliation, and reporting. Responsible for ensuring funds availability in GFEBS (General Fund Enterprise Business System) to support obligations in State accounting system. Reports to the CFMO Resource Manager. Works under general supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgement
Work hours are 8:00AM to 5:00PM, 40-hour week, Monday – Friday.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Manages, collects, analyzes, and reports data that support the CFMO Federal and State operational budget
Reviews financial and operational budget reports for accuracy and identifies areas in which appropriate use of funds can be executed
Develops and assists with budget planning and execution
Reconciles operating budgets to determine whether funds have been appropriately allocated and allotted
Maintains cost accounting records and project files
Maintains financial records utilizing internal controls for adhering to auditing requirements
Advises staff on areas in which action may be required to stay within budget
Reviews federal financial databases of record for reconciliation and monitoring funds execution
Reviews and processes travel vouchers for CFMO staff
Reviews and receives invoices for payment
Responsible for the budget coding in the State accounting system
Maintain expert knowledge of current Army, National Guard Bureau (NGB) and State financial policies and regulations
Review and interpret NGB and State policy in order to develop annual and long-term financial objectives and requirements
Prepares or assists in the preparation of reports on performance measures
May train others in accounting practices; payments, outstanding list reports, and reconciliation
Attends work regularly and observes approved work hours in accordance with agency state employee policies & procedures handbook.
May be required to perform duty in support of national emergencies, disasters and other missions, to include evenings, holidays and weekends.
- Performs related work as assigned.
- Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university is required. (Substitution Allowed)
- Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in accounting, finance, business or public administration or a related field is preferred
- Additional full-time work experience in federal and/or state accounting or budget preparation and analysis may substitute for required education on a year-per-year basis
- Three years full time experience in federal and/or state accounting or budget preparation and analysis is required.
Experience in using Microsoft applications to include Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook is required
- Experience with federal government and/or state government accounting systems, procedures, and processes is preferred.
Experience with using the General Fund Enterprise Business System (GFEBS) is preferred.
Experience with using the Centralized Accounting and Payroll/Personnel System (CAPPS) is preferred.
REGISTRATION, CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE:
- Valid driver license is required. *If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident. A satisfactory driving record is required for operating state or personal vehicles to conduct agency business
Selected candidate must pass a federal security background investigation. Must be able to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC). The process includes a National Agency Check and Inquiry (NACI) and fingerprinting. The employee must complete and sign the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) form SF85. Completed forms are submitted to the OPM for the background investigations.
The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires all new employees to present proof of eligibility to work in the United States within three (3) days of being hired. The Texas Military Department participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization; For more information, see: E-Verify Poster.
Upon hire with the State of Texas, males between the ages of 18 through 25 must provide proof of registration or exemption with the Selective Service. For further information, visit the Selective Service website at https://www.sss.gov/RegVer/wfVerification.aspx.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- accounting, budgetary and management principles, practices and procedures;
automated accounting, budgeting, and forecasting programs
Performance measurement and reporting
- Using a personal computer with Microsoft applications to include Word, Access, Excel or other applicable database software products
Performing reconciliation of accounting data and financial reports
- determine appropriate use of funds
analyze financial records and reports
develop budgetary reports
analyze potential budget problems and to develop and present solutions to problems
communicate effectively orally and in writing
Establish effective working relationships with internal staff and customers
Work is typically performed in a sedentary office setting involving sitting, standing, and walking to perform job duties. Work requires extensive use of a personal computer and telephone. Position may periodically require the ability to lift, carry, move and/or set up equipment and materials weighing up to 25 pounds.
VETERANS EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE
If you qualify for a Veteran Employment Preference, it is mandatory that you provide the required documentation at the time of applying. Documentation must be provided before a Veteran Employment Preference can be granted.
Currently Serving U.S. Military Member - Statement of Service Memo;
Veteran – DD Form 214 (or Equivalent) or;
Surviving Spouse of a Veteran who has not remarried - Marriage Certificate and DD Form 1300 or;
Orphan of a Veteran who was killed during active duty – Birth Certificate and DD Form 1300
Disabled Veteran - VA Civil Service Preference Letter
Use your military skills to qualify for this position or other jobs. Go to www.texasskillstowork.com to translate your military work experience and training courses into civilian job terms, qualifications, and skill sets.
Veterans, Reservist or Guardsmen with an MOS or additional duties that fall in the following fields or other related fields pertaining to the minimum experience requirements may meet the minimum qualifications for this position and are highly encouraged to apply:
United States Army: 36B Financial Management Technician
United States Navy: No military equivalent
United States Coast Guard: MGT15 Enterprise Policy, Planning, Budget, and Management
United States Marine Corps: 3408 Financial Management Resource Officer (Warrant)
United States Air Force: 6F0X1 Financial Management and Comptroller
Additional Military Crosswalk information can be accessed at: http://www.hr.sao.texas.gov/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf
Contact TMD’s Veteran's Liaison, Ashley Reinhardt if you have questions at (512)782-6822 or
The Texas Military Department does not discriminate of the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, genetic information, or status as an individual with a disability or protected veteran status in employment or in the provision of services.