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Health Services Comptroller (70C)

  • Enlisted
  • Officer
  • Active Duty
  • Army Reserve
  • Entry Level

Overview

The health services comptroller examines, manages, and certifies military and civilian payrolls, travel, commercial accounts, and other vouchers and claims. As an officer, you’ll have the opportunity to enhance your skills in one of the world’s largest health care organizations.

Job Duties

  • Serves as the principle adviser to the commander on all aspects of resource management to include financial, budgeting, programming, manpower management, management analysis, medical expense reporting, commercial activities, and internal control
  • Makes recommendations that optimally balance the organization’s mission and the resources that are available
  • Makes extensive use of multiple financial databases, managed care reports and analyses, and logistical knowledge to generate data–driven recommendations for the commander
  • Interprets financial laws and Comptroller General decisions
  • Prepares, consolidates, and analyzes financial data and management information systems reports at all command levels in support of the Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution System (PPBES) process

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Must be between 21 and 42 years of age (may request a waiver, Locate A Recruiter for more information)
  • Permanent U.S. residency

Training

Job training for medical service corps officers includes completing an Officer Basic Leadership Course, which introduces you to the Army Health Care system, Army doctrine and basic Soldier/leader skills.

Helpful Skills

  • Ability to make accurate, immediate decisions
  • Perform under stress
  • Apply critical technical and thinking skills
  • Tremendous concentration

Compensation

ACTIVE BENEFITS:
In addition to the many privileges that come from being on the U.S. Army health care team, you’ll also be rewarded with:

  • 30 days of paid vacation earned annually
  • Noncontributory retirement benefits with 20 years of qualifying service
  • No-cost or low-cost medical and dental care for you and your family

RESERVE BENEFITS:

  • Health Professional Special Pay Health Professions Loan Repayment
  • Noncontributory retirement benefits at age 60 with 20 years of qualifying service
  • Low-cost life and dental insurance
  • Travel opportunities, including humanitarian missions

Earn Cash For In Demand Jobs

You could earn up to $40,000 in cash bonuses just for enlisting under certain Military Occupational Specialties. Visit Jobs in Demand to see if this job qualifies for an enlistment bonus.

Education Benefits

In the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend for living expenses. Learn more about education.

PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS (PaYS) Program

Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilian employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program. The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job interview with military friendly employers that are looking for experienced and trained Veterans to join their organization. Find out more about the Army PaYS Program at http://www.armypays.com.

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