Accountant (Trainee level)

Vacancy Announcement Number:  2017 – 11 (B)

This announcement is for a trainee level. 

The position is also advertised at a full performance level. 

Please see the ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER 2017- 11(A), for reference.

Applicants applying for 2017-11(B) will be considered for 2017-11(A).

Therefore applicants need only apply for one of these two vacancy announcements to be considered.

OPEN TO:                  All Interested Candidates/All Sources

POSITION:                 Accountant

OPENING DATE:      March 6, 2017

CLOSING DATE:      March 20, 2017

WORK HOURS:        Full-time, 40 hours/week

ANNUAL SALARY:  Ordinarily Resident (OR):  FSN-9; US$16,418 (Starting Salary)

Not-Ordinarily Resident (NOR):  FP-5; US$52,765(Starting Salary)

*Final grade/step for NORs will be determined by Washington.

ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS (See Appendix for definition) MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION. 

The U.S. Mission in Hanoi, Vietnam is seeking eligible and qualified applicant for the position of Accountant in the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

NOTE:  Due to the high volume of applications received, we will only contact applicants who are qualified and will be invited for further testing and/or interview.  Thank you for your understanding.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION  

Incumbent of this position will report to the Chief Accountant, he/she will execute the accounting of USAID program and operating expense (OE) funds and provide advanced financial management advice and guidance to USAID staff.  The incumbent will be responsible for the financial management and integrity of the USAID’s budget analysis and accounting system, and formulation of assigned areas within the Mission’s budget, including identifying, reviewing, analyzing, and reporting sources.  He/she will review, process, and reconcile complex program and OE funded accounting transactions and prepares program and OE funding documents as well as upward/downward adjustments, de-obligations, and re-obligations.  The incumbent will coordinate accounting transactions; coordinate the calculation and documentation of quarterly accruals with Technical Offices; review and post accruals to the accounting systems; maintain the accuracy of data; prepare pipeline and project status reports; maintain vendor records.  He/she will deliver periodic financial management training to USAID staff on topics ranging from calculation of quarterly accruals to appropriate funds usage.  

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Date 
Monday, March 6, 2017 - 1:30am

Last updated: March 06, 2017