Fresher US Embassy Jobs – Voucher Examiner – United States Embassy / Mission

 Voucher Examiner
Organisation: United
States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Open to: Current
Employees of the Mission – All Agencies and/or U.S. Citizen Eligible Family
Members (USEFMs); Eligible Family Members (EFMs); or Declared Members of
Household (MOHs) – All Agencies
Position Number: Kampala-2019-050
About US Embassy:
The United States
Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for
over 30 years.  Ambassador Deborah R. Malac currently heads the U.S
Mission to Uganda.  The Mission is composed of several offices and
organizations all working under the auspices of the Embassy and at the direction
of the Ambassador.
Among the offices
operating under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:
  • United States Agency for International
    Development (USAID)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Peace Corps
Job Summary:  The Voucher Examiner will be responsible for
the complete voucher examining process of a considerable variety of average to
moderately complex administrative type of vouchers invoices and claims.  The incumbent prepares non-cash vouchers and
requests payments in US, local and third currency for goods, services and other
expense transactions while ensuring that payment is proper, legal and correct
in accordance with applicable regulations. Contacts vendors, payees if
additional information and clarification is needed. Incumbent is responsible
for the voucher throughout the entire process up to certification by the
Certifying Officer. Orders Electronic Fund Transfer payments (EFT)  in US, local and third currency through the
disbursing system. Will also be required to handle Value Added Tax (VAT)
reporting, control, and voucher processing. 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed
below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
  • The applicants for the United States US Embassy Voucher Examiner job
    opportunity should have completed two years of general college studies or
    university studies
  • A minimum of two years of experience in accounting, auditing,
    cashiering, bookkeeping, or voucher examining
  • Extensive knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and
    concepts, financial management and reporting as well as office operations
    is mandatory.
  • Familiarity with handling vouchers, VAT and/or cashiering
    transactions with public offices/large government institutions is
  • Must be skilled in using the computer (MS Word, MS Excel and MS
    Access) to process transactions in a financial data base.
  • Must possess considerable skill (tact and diplomacy) in interacting
    with customers, vendors and host government officials as it relates to
    processing various types of vouchers and backing up the cashier.
  • Incumbent must have ability to establish priorities, organize a
    large and varied workload in an efficient and timely fashion, and develop
    procedures for the successful implementation of work assignments.
  • Language:  English level III (Good working
    knowledge) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required.
How to Apply:
All those interested
in working with the US mission in Kampala should send their applications online
at the link below.
Deadline: 22nd November 2019
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