Salient CRGT Accounting Associate 2: Defense Travel Support in Bahrain
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The ideal candidate will be responsible for:
Serves as a Lead Defense Travel Administrator and Budget Defense Travel Administrator for Defense Travel System (DTS) for CNSS-5.
Independently performs a variety of budgetary and administrative actions in DTS, responsible for the control and coordination of all required actions to support the successful deployment, operation and management of the DTS staff and ship personnel.
Serves as subject matter expert with responsibility for help desk operations, resolution of travel issues, accuracy of travel database(s), tables and certifications, and sustainment training requirements.
Ensures system requirements and activities necessary to achieve the objectives are identified, met and resolved, including all technical, administrative and/ or operational problems and conflicts in DTS.
Coordinates with each organization or subordinate claimant to identify, Organizational DTA (ODTA) for managing each Organization’s, Routing, Groups, Permission levels for access to DTS.
Monitors and updates budget data on a continuous basis and completes weekly reconciliations. Manages and tracks travel debts in DTS Debt Management Gateway IAW DoDFMR, Vol.9, Ch. 2.
Processes all DD-1131 – Cash Collection Vouchers through local Personnel Support Detachment (PSD) uploads paid receipts to corresponding voucher to closed and liquidate debt.
Initiates and approves payroll collection for unpaid DTS voucher debts, notifies traveler of the initiated payroll collection.
Coordinates directly with the Chief Staff Officer and Administrative Officer to ensure travelers authorization/vouchers and pay issues are resolved in an expedited manner.
Functions as the Liaison with Carlson Travel Office (CTO) for booking flights for travelers. Provides guidance and interpretation with the Joint Travel Regulations, policies and procedures.
Gathers, extracts and compiles data for use in recurring and nonrecurring report formats and provides status updates on a regular basis.
Prepares, reviews, validates, examines and audits authorizations/vouchers in the DTS.
Reviews reimbursement transactions and vouchers for accuracy and propriety of expenditure of Federal funds.
Reviews system user problems, and assists travelers, Chiefs and Resource Advisors of different departments.
Performs complex and responsible analysis of travel authorizations and vouchers to ensure requests for payment are complete, accurate, within budgetary limitations and conform to all applicable regulations (i.e.). DTS payments are researched to resolve inconsistencies or deficiencies. Perform corrective action required to reconcile authorizations and vouchers, prove the accuracy of adjusted vouchers, and recommend actions to prevent recurrence of similar discrepancies.
Performs foreign currency conversion for OCONUS travel reimbursements.
Initiates and processes orders for CNSS-5 staff and ship personnel. Process and serves as consultant on no-cost orders, emergency travel orders, student travel and medical evacuations to include escorts and dependents.
Prepares/reviews Funded Environmental and Morale Leave (FEML) orders for CNSS-5 staff and ship personnel. Coordinates with Comptroller the submission and authorization of cross organization funding requests with other commands as required.
Verifies leave and no-cost TAD for military personnel in conjunction with TAD, Emergency Leave and FEML.
Manages the Command Travel Card Program for CNSS-5 staff and ship personnel.
Establishes new Government Travel Credit Card (GTCC) accounts and assures compliance with local and higher echelon GTCC policies and procedures.
Reviews and validates cardholder access to electronic systems relevant to the travel card, terminates cardholder access upon transfer, retirement, or separation.
Ensures trainees and cardholders complete the Statement of Understanding application to maintain a GTCC into command hierarchy.
Provides cardholder with information on GTC policies and procedures, roles and responsibilities, dos and don’ts.
Acts as liaison between the financial institution, DFAS, comptroller office, CTO Travel, and the traveler. Identifies and assist in rectifying errors and discrepancy in a timely manner. Ensures the resolution, reconciliation of dispute Transaction Reports to avoid suspension of accounts by Citi Bank.
Minimum of five (5) years of experience in budgeting/finance/accounting. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Management preferred. Experience can be substituted for a Bachelor’s Degree.
Active U.S. Secret clearance required.
Minimum of 5 years prior experience in Navy Logistics, Accounting or Ship Maintenance.
Minimum of 3 years experience with execution of budgets for organizations, programs, or projects.
Minimum of 3 years experience with Defense Travel Systems and defense travel regulations.
This work requires Journeyman knowledge and skill in the application of Command Financial Systems, Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and excellent communication skills.
Salient CRGT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other factor prohibited by applicable anti-discrimination laws.
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Job Location(s) BH
Job ID 2020-10477
LCAT Accounting Associate 2
Work Status Full-Time Regular