Earn over 47m as 1 of 2 Voucher Examiners at United States Embassy / US Mission (Entry Level)

Job
Title:        
 Voucher Examiner (2
Fresher Job Positions)
Organisation: United States US Embassy, US
Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary: UGX 47,686,775
Open to: All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Position Number: Kampala-2019-050-RA 1
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.  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. Incumbent must possess or gain
specialized knowledge of host country VAT regulations and procedures in order
to advise employees and post management on VAT issues.



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 or university studies
·       
A minimum of two years of experience in
accounting, auditing, cashiering, bookkeeping, or voucher examining is required
·       
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
required.
·       
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. This may be tested.
·       
Language:  English level III (Good working knowledge)
Reading/Writing/Speaking is required. This may be tested.
NB: All applicants under consideration will be required to
pass medical and security certifications.
How to Apply:
All those interested in working with the US mission in
Kampala should send their applications online at the link below.
Deadline: 1st January 2020
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