6F0X1 – FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AND COMPTROLLER AFSC

Updated: April 2021

What does a 6F0X1 do?

Provides financial decision support, 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 and safeguards 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 budget execution plans. Performs audits and implements fraud prevention measures.

Where and How Long is the Tech School For 6F0X1?

Tech School

57 Days - Keesler AFB, MS

CCAF

Financial Management

What Does the 6F0X1 Duty Badge Look Like?

Acquisition & Financial Badge

What are the Demographics for the 6F0X1 Career Field?

Male

1252

63.2%

Female

729

36.8%

Total: 1981


What are the Requirements to Become a 6F0X1?

What ASVAB scores do you need?

General: 57

You must be able to lift

40 lbs


What are the Duties and Responsibilities For a 6F0X1?

Provides customer service. Advises, interacts and coordinates with organizations on financial matters. Interprets and supplements financial directives. Prepares, verifies, computes and processes, and audits pay transactions. 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 processes disbursement and collection transactions. Disburses, collects, and safeguards cash, negotiable instruments 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 reports.

Provides customer service and financial analysis for various organizations, vendors, and the Air Force Financial Services Center. Reconciles funding authorities with accounting records.

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 execution plans and reports. Analyzes financial execution, identifies and explains variances, and 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.

Utilizes financial management decision support techniques to deliver sound financial advice to all levels of leadership.


What Are the Specialty Qualifications for a 6F0X1?

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, financial management decision support techniques, 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 award of AFSC 6F031, completion of the basic financial management and comptroller apprentice course.
  • For 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:

  • 6F051. 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.

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What Are the Possible Assignments for 6F031?

  • Altus, Oklahoma
  • Andersen, Guam
  • Aviano, Italy
  • Barksdale, Louisiana
  • Beale, California
  • Bolling, District Of Columbia
  • Cannon, New Mexico
  • Columbus, Mississippi
  • Davis-Monthan, Arizona
  • Dover, Delaware
  • Dyess, Texas
  • Edwards, California
  • Eglin, Florida
  • Eielson, Alaska
  • Ellsworth, South Dakota
  • F E Warren, Wyoming
  • Fairchild, Washington
  • Fort Sam Houston, Texas
  • Goodfellow AFB, Texas
  • Grand Forks, North Dakota
  • Hanscom, Massachusetts
  • Hill, Utah
  • Holloman, New Mexico
  • Hurlburt Field, Florida
  • JB Andrews, Maryland
  • JB Charleston, South Carolina
  • JB Elmendorf-Rich, Alaska
  • JB Langley-Eustis, Virginia
  • JB Prl Hbr-Hickam, Hawaii
  • JBSA Lackland, Texas
  • JBSA Randolph, Texas
  • Joint Base Lewis–McChord, Washington
  • Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey
  • Kadena, Japan
  • Keesler, Mississippi
  • Kirtland, New Mexico
  • Kunsan, South Korea
  • Lakenheath, United Kingdom
  • Laughlin, Texas
  • Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Luke, Arizona
  • MacDill, Florida
  • Malmstrom, Montana
  • Maxwell, Alabama
  • McConnell, Kansas
  • Mildenhall, United Kingdom
  • Minot, North Dakota
  • Misawa, Japan
  • Moody, Georgia
  • Mountain Home, Idaho
  • Nellis, Nevada
  • Offutt, Nebraska
  • Osan AB, South Korea
  • Pope, North Carolina
  • Ramstein, Germany
  • Robins, Georgia
  • Scott, Illinois
  • Seymour Johnson, North Carolina
  • Shaw, South Carolina
  • Sheppard, Texas
  • Spangdahlem AB, Germany
  • Tinker, Oklahoma
  • Travis, California
  • Tyndall, Florida
  • USAF Academy, Colorado
  • Vance, Oklahoma
  • Whiteman, Missouri
  • Wright Patterson, Ohio
  • Yokota, Japan

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