Air Force Enlisted Job Descriptions

6F0X1 - Financial Management and Comptroller

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Provides financial services and resources to support the Air Force's war-fighting mission. Performs, supervises, manages and directs financial management activities both at home station and deployed locations. Provides customer service. Maintains financial records for pay and travel transactions. Maintains accounting records and prepares reports. Determines fund availability and propriety of claims. Accounts for cash, checks, and other negotiable instruments. Processes commitments and obligations, payments, and collections.

Serves as financial advisor to commanders and resource managers. Compiles analyzes and summarizes data. Prepares and executes financial plans. Performs audits and implements fraud prevention measures. Related DOD Occupational Subgroup: 154100.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provides customer service for military and civilian personnel. Interacts and coordinates with organizations on financial matters. Interprets and supplements financial directives. Prepares, verifies, computes and processes, and audits pay transactions for military and civilian personnel. Processes, verifies, audits travel claims, estimates travel costs, determines fund availability, and performs follow-up on outstanding travel orders for travelers.

Processes financial transactions. Performs follow-up on commitments, outstanding obligations, and certified vouchers. Prepares accountability records and reports.

Determines propriety of funding and certifies fund availability. Records, reconciles, and verifies entries into automated systems based on accounting documents. Certifies and processes payment and collection vouchers. Maintains appropriated funds, accounting records, and files. Schedules, prepares, verifies, and submits financial accounting reports.

Provides customer service and accounting liaison for various installation-level organizations, vendors, and the Defense Finance and Accounting Service. Reconciles funding authorities with accounting records.

Schedules, prepares, verifies, and submits financial accounting reports.

Analyzes accounting reports and financial data to identify trends for evaluating effectiveness and efficiency of Air Force activities. Develops and compiles factors for improved planning, programming, and budgeting. Prepares budgets and financial plans, and execution reports. Analyzes financial execution. Identifies and explains variances. Provides budget call instructions to organizations. Prepares narrative justification to support financial requirements.

Reviews financial data for accuracy and resolves discrepancies. Receives, reconciles, and distributes funding authorities. Examines funding and reprogramming actions to determine financial implications. Reviews reimbursement program status.

Performs audits and reviews as required by directives. Administers the Air Force Management Control Program.

Specialty Qualifications

Knowledge. Knowledge of: fiscal law, accounting and payment principles/procedures, contingency operations, financial management systems and basic computer applications, pay and travel entitlements, Air Force organization, reporting requirements, analysis techniques, financial management policies, procedures and regulations, management principles and controls, budgeting principles, visual, oral, and written presentation techniques, and Air Force missions.

Education. For entry into this specialty, completion of high school with courses in mathematics, accounting, business law, ethics, and computer applications are desirable.

Training. The following training is mandatory as indicated:

For an award of AFSC 6F031, completion of the basic financial management and comptroller apprentice course.

For an award of AFSC 6F071, completion of the financial management and comptroller craftsman course.

Experience. The following experience is mandatory for award of the AFSC indicated:


Qualification in and possession of AFSC 6F031. Experience in financial management such as customer service, document and voucher processing, computation, systems, funds control, reporting, reconciliation, and follow-up.

6F071. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 6F051. Experience in performing or supervising activities of financial management such as customer service, financial analysis document and voucher processing, computation, systems, funds control, reporting, reconciliation, and follow-up.

6F091. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 6F071. Experience managing or directing financial
management activities.

Other. The following are mandatory for entry, award, and retention of this AFSC:

No record of conviction by a civilian court for offenses involving larceny, robbery, wrongful appropriation, burglary, or fraud.

Never received nonjudicial punishment under the  Uniform Code of Military Justices(UCMJ) or been convicted by military courts-martial​ for offenses involving acts of larceny, wrongful appropriation, robbery, burglary, or fraud, as delineated in UCMJ Articles121, 122, 129, and 132.

Note: This job requires a Sensitive Job Code- (SJC) of "F."

Strength Req: G

Physical Profile: 333333

Citizenship: No

Required Appitude Score : G-55 (Changed to G-57, effective 1 October 2004).

Technical Training:

Course #: JJ3ABR6F031 005

Length (Days): 63