MOS 3451 Financial Management Resource Analyst

MOS 3451 Financial Management Resource Analyst

MOS Description

Financial Management Resource Analyst performs accounting, budgeting and all other financial management relevant duties for appropriated funds supporting the operating forces and supporting establishments. Financial Management Resource Analysts duties include the maintenance, monitoring, reconciliation and preparation of official accounting records; general ledger control; related cost accounting; financial systems analysis and any oversight duties typically performed by related cost accounting organizations. Financial Management Resource Analysts also perform duties specifically pertaining to the compilation of financial data and estimates for budget formulation; analysis of variances between the budget plan and actual budget execution and any related budget analysis and oversight duties typically performed by budget organizations. Additional financial management duties may encompass a broad scope of related duties to include recording financial data to support budget execution and program analysis, preparation of financial progress reports and statistics, and any other related financial management duties supporting command internal controls and business process oversight analysis and review functions to identify instances of fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement of resources. All of the aforementioned duties require a fundamental understanding of all financial management related system interfaces and associated computer applications.

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Renewal Period: 3 years

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Renewal Period: 3 years

The American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB), Certified Bookkeeper (CB) credential is an intermediate level certification recommended for bookkeepers with several years of accounting or bookkeeping experience. Candidates must have at least 2 years of full-time experience or the part-time or freelance equivalent, which may be obtained before or after passing the examination. All candidates must pass a four-part written exam.

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Credential is related to some tasks associated with the duties of the rating (at least one critical task but less than 80%)

Most

Credential is directly related to most of the major duties associated with the rating (at least 80%)

Other

Credential is related to this military occupation, but is more advanced or specialized and therefore will likely require additional education, training, or experience

High

Highly attainable: Credential is related to the duties performed within the military occupation, the minimum education requirement = HS or less and/or minimum experience = 2 years or less experience and no additional requirements.

Medium

Moderate ease of attainment: Credential is related to the duties performed within the military occupation, the minimum education requirement = Associate's and/or prerequisite and/or minimum experience = more than 2 years and less than 10 years of experience.

Low

May be difficult to attain: Credential is related to the duties performed within the military occupation, the minimum education requirement is a Bachelor's degree, and/or minimum experience is 10 or more years.

Most – Tasks in these careers match most duties of the military job or specialty (approximately 80% or greater)
Some – Tasks in these careers match some duties of the military job or specialty (greater than 20% but less than 80%)
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