Marine Corps Community Services | Foster, Victoria, AU

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Job Summary

Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively. As a service-oriented organization, we never waver in our commitment to our Corps.

This position is located at the INSTALLATION FINANCE OFFICE,  CAMP FOSTER.  Candidates selected for this position will serve as a FINANCIAL TECHNICIAN (CASH MANAGEMENT).

This vacancy is also eligible for the following Employee Benefits.

401(k) Retirement Plan with up to a 5% employer match.
NAF Pension Plan that is portable to other qualified government agencies. (May be eligible to buy back military service time).
International medical and dental insurance (on/off base).
Inexpensive life insurance covers up to 3x your annual salary.
Short Term Disability Insurance up to 60% of your salary.
Up to $10,000 a year for Tuition Assistance up to graduate level.
Leave Donation Program for life’s emergencies.
Professional training and development curriculum in technology and leadership.

Major Duties


JOB TITLE: Financial Technician

BUSINESS TITLE: Financial Technician (Cash Management)

FLSA : Non-exempt



This position is located within the Cash Management Section of the Installation Finance Branch. Serving as the bank liaison, this position is responsible for processing, validating, and recording all yen deposits for MCCS Okinawa activities; depositing yen receipts at the bank on a weekly basis; monitoring bank account balances; and coordinating the issuance of change funds.

STATEMENT OF DIFFERENCE: This position’s pay level is NF-02/03.

If hired at the NF-02 level, the incumbent performs cash management financial technician support for the Installation Finance Office and serves in a developmental capacity to perform introductory financial duties under closer than normal supervision. The incumbent is required to successfully complete all training and/or experience requirements, meet all regulatory requirements, and be approved by the CFO or Controller prior to advancement to the target grade level.

This position will advance to the target level without competition upon satisfying listed performance requirements.


The incumbent receives and processes all yen deposits received from MCCS Okinawa activities. Reviews and validates daily cash reports submitted by MCCS activities and reconciles amounts to physical count for subsequent deposit to commercial banking institution. Records yen undeposited receipts on Daily Activity Report (DAR) with supporting documentation and submits to Shared Services Center Japan (SSCJ) for processing. Reports potential late deposits to the Internal Control Branch (ICB).

Consolidates and prepares daily yen deposits for weekly deposit. With ICB escort, conducts deposit of yen receipts to commercial banking institution. Records weekly yen deposit to the bank on DAR with supporting documentation and submits to SSCJ.

Completes weekly transfer of yen from savings account to checking account. Monitors yen checking account balance on a weekly basis. Submits yen purchase request to Headquarters (HQ) when account falls below minimum balance.

Serves as Fund Custodian for Central Cashier permanent change fund, accountable for opening and closing shift counts as well as an annual recertification. Utilizes permanent change fund to replenish change fund replenishment requests from MCCS Okinawa activities on a weekly basis. Reviews and validates replenishment requests with supporting documentation. Prepares check request to replenish permanent change fund and conducts check cashing at military banking facility (MBF) with ICB escort.

Prepares and maintains permanent change fund and petty cash authorization letters for all MCCS activities. Ensures proper documentation and accounting for increase, decrease, termination, establishment, or recertification of a change fund or petty cash fund. Ensures total change funds and petty cash funds do not exceed the Commanding General's authorized amount. Provides letters to ICB for their audits.

Responsible for the request, coordination, and completion of temporary change funds as well as beer cards requested for festivals.

Ensures proper documentation is received for issuing MCCS gift certificates and Taiyo gift cards.

Assists supervisor in financial analysis, researching and resolving variances in cash accounts, special checking accounts (Fuji, Mujuk and Deployment), and undeposited receipt accounts.

Financial support and administration of NAF Commander and Quality Recycling Program (QRP) funds, and other financial analysis and program reporting support as required

Knowledgeable of standard operating procedures, cash handling guidance, and internal control branch directives that ensure the accuracy and safeguarding of MCCS funds. This position requires strong attention to detail, compliance with regulation, and ability to self-start by identifying variances, conducting research, and bringing recommendations/resolutions to supervisor.

Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner. 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 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 related duties as assigned.



For hire at the target NF-02 level , the candidate must have either:

a. An associates degree in accounting or related field from an accredited college or university.


b. One year of work experience demonstrating sufficient skills and abilities required for success in the completion of the duties outlined in the position description.

The target level for this billet is NF3. Applicants may be promoted without competition upon meeting the following requirements:

Successful completion of a full 4-year college course of study in business, finance or accounting;


Completion of three (3) years of progressively more responsible accounting work experience that demonstrate sufficient skills and abilities required for the position; AND approval of the CFO or Controller prior to advancement to the target level.

For hire at the target NF-03 level , the candidate must have either:

Successful completion of a full 4-year college course of study in business, finance or accounting;


Three (3) years of progressively more responsible accounting work experience that demonstrated sufficient skills and abilities required for the position.


Education or work experience in the application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Cashier or teller experience.
Experience or knowledge of cash handling and/or cash custodian procedures for Federal or commercial institutions.
Proficient in operating Microsoft applications to include Word, Excel and Outlook.
Strong attention to detail and accuracy in the performance of duties.
Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally.
Ability to work in a fast paced, high volume transaction oriented environment and meet deadlines.

This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.

How To Apply

All applications must be submitted online via the MCCS Careers website: 

Resumes/applications emailed or mailed will not be considered for this vacancy announcement. To be considered for employment, the application or resume must be submitted online by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement.

Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your MCCS user account and review your application status.

Closing Statement

GENERAL INFORMATION:  Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for