Accounting Technician

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JOB SUMMARY:  This position is located at Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida. The purpose of this position is to maintain accounting documents for the Golf Course and Mulligans.


Incumbent maintains and reconciles budget and accounting records by implementing principles of accounting and double entry bookkeeping.  These records consist of various journals and general ledgers, including numerous asset accounts. These also include purchase orders, daily activity summaries, inventory summaries, property records and income sources.
The incumbent prepares reviews, examines, verifies and analyzes a variety of documents for validity and accuracy, which include purchase orders, invoices, vouchers, property records and income sources.
Incumbent verifies and enters into computerized accounting system purchase orders and invoices.
Reviews and analyzes point of sale reports daily and monthly. Incumbent maintains custody of these documents in accordance with applicable guidance.
Responsible for goods issued to cost centers/sites, goods receipts and prepares documents for input of data into point of sale.
Incumbent maintains asset listing of fixed assets, minor property and items easily pilfered.


KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:  High school graduate or equivalent required. Two years of accounting and or administrative experience is highly desired, but not required. A basic understanding of an integrated double entry accrual accounting system is a plus. Must be able to accurately use all keyboards, including calculators, and typewriters etc. Previous experience with MWR policies and procedures is highly desired.   
Knowledge and understanding of accounting terminology, codes, and documents as they relate to the processing and maintenance of carious transactions in a Windows based automated accounting system.
Basic knowledge of chart of accounts utilized by NAF accounting system including general ledger and subsidiary ledger accounts in an account structure requiring numerous asset and liability control accounts.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  This position is required to do considerable sitting, typing, computer and telephone work.


NOTE:  Some positions have special requirements. Selection may be tentative pending the completion of the satisfactory employment reference checks and receipt of proof of education (where applicable). Selectee may be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period. Participation in the Direct Deposit/Electronic Fund Transfer within the first 30 days of employment is required. We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee’s eligibility to work in the United States. Salary is dependent on experience and/or education. This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies within 60 days of closing date. For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee will be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes.
The Department of the Navy is an Equal Opportunity Employer where employees are respected and valued. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or any other non-merit factor. Reasonable accommodations are provided to applicants with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed for any part of the application and hiring process, contact the NAF HR Office. The decision on granting reasonable accommodations will be on a case by basis.


HOW TO APPLY:   All interested applicants should submit an application OR resume as well as the Declaration of Federal Employment (OF 306) ( in one of the following ways:

BY FAX TO: (904) 542-3424


Please include title and number in subject line.


NAF Application form and Request for Military Spouse Preference form can be picked up at the MWR Personnel Office or can be downloaded from under the "Jobs" tab.

EMPLOYMENT PREFERENCE: If requesting any type of employment preference, supporting documentation must be submitted with the application/resume to prove preference eligibility. The submission of a preference does not guarantee a position as applicant still must be highly qualified with the knowledge, skills, and educational requirements of each submittal.  

*If claiming Veteran's Preference, completed SF-15 and a legible copy of DD-214 (page 4) as well as any other supporting documentation (disability, official statements, proof of service, etc). is required.

*If claiming Gold Star Veteran's Preference, completed SF-15 and a legible copy of DD-1300 as well as any other supporting documentation (official statements, document of service, court decree, etc.) is required.

*If claiming Department of Defense (DOD) Non-appropriated Fund (NAF) Business Based Action (BBA) Priority consideration, submit a copy of the notice of separation.

*If you are a current federal employee, submit your most recent Personnel Action Report (PAR) or SF-50.

*Proof of education (transcripts/copy of degree/high school diploma), if applicable to position requirements.

SPOUSAL PREFERENCE:  Spousal Preference can be used only once to gain regular full time employment in the commuting area but may be used multiple times for flexible type position.
To prove eligibility, you must submit the following with your resume/application:

  • Request for Military Spouse Preference form
  • Copy of spouses’ orders that state the “Ultimate Activity” is within the average commuting distance to NAS Jacksonville.
  • A copy of the marriage certificate that provides proof that marriage occurred prior to the issuance of the orders. 


Employment is contingent upon a successfully completed and positively adjudicated National Agency Check (NACI) or higher background clearance as required by the position or local security requirements.