Embassy Abidjan recruits 01 Budget Analyst (Employees of Mission-All/or US EFMs or MOHs)
Announcement Number: Abidjan-2020-002
Hiring Agency: Embassy Abidjan
Position Title:Budget Analyst (Employees of Mission-All/or US EFMs or MOHs)
Open Period: 02/17/2020
Vacancy Time Zone: GMT
Series/Grade: LE – 0405 9
Salary: XOF CFA15,230,319
Work Schedule: Full-time – 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential: LE-9
Duty Location(s): 1 in Abidjan, IV
Telework Eligible: No
For More Info: Recruitment Section .
Hiring Path: • Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency: For USEFM – FP is FP-05 ( step 1 through 4). Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
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
Security Clearance Required: Public Trust – Background Investigation
Appointment Type Permanent
Appointment Type Details: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
The work schedule for this position is Full Time (40 hours per week).
Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (4 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
Supervisory Position: No
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No
Travel Required: Not Required
Basic Function of the Position: Position is located in the Accounting Unit of the Financial Management Center (FMC), U.S. Embassy Abidjan and reports to the Supervisory Financial Analyst. This position analyzes and reviews funding authorizations, reconciliation, and balancing of official accounting records, budget formulation, financial planning and budget monitoring for Program (PROG), Department of Security (DS), Consular (CONS), Machine Readable Visa (MRV), Diversity Visa (DV), Marine Security Guard (MSG),Office of Building Operations-Facilities Management (OBO-FM), Office of Building Operations (OBO-7901), Security Cooperation Office (SCO), Center for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC), Defense Attache Office (DAO), Open Sources Enterprise (OSE), United States Agency for International Aid (USAID), Presidential Emergency Plan for Aids Relief (PEPFAR), Africa Command (AFRICOM), Foreign Commercial Service (FCS), Treasury (TREAS) funds comply with United States Government (USG), regulations and International Cooperative Administrative Support Services (ICASS).
Qualifications and Evaluations
EXPERIENCE: Four years of experience in accounting, finance, budget, resource management or business administration is required.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must know the accounting principles and procedures and must be familiar with USG regulations: Appropriations Law, FAM, FAH, FTR, and DSSR. Must understand the guidelines and legal issues surrounding obligating documents: all Service Contracts, Contract Amendments and Modifications, Purchase Orders, Grants, Interagency Transfer of Funds, Lease Agreements and Travel Authorizations. Must have a comprehensive understanding of other agencies relating to management of their budgets.
University Degree (Bachelor’s) in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Math/Statistic or Business Administration is required.
LANGUAGE: Level 4 (Fluency) reading/speaking/writing of English is required. This may be tested.
Level 4 (Fluency) reading/speaking/writing of French is required. This may be tested.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to comprehend USG regulations-properly apply to budgeting process to formulate financial plans, special projects, obligate and liquidate vouchers, prepare funding request cables and or e-mails, budget reviews to fund purchase orders, contracts and amendments, preparation of monthly accounting ledgers for financial reports is required.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.
All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
Benefits and Other Info
Benefits URL: Review our Benefits
Agency Benefits: Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Embassy Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.
For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.
The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.
HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.
HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:
AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
AEFM / USEFM
FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **
* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification. A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.
** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.
For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.
How to Apply
How to Apply:
All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust Investigation clearance.
To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.
Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application:
Proof of Ivoirian citizenship (Ivoirian National Identification card, attestation d’identite (if applicable))
Residency and/or Work Permit
Passport copy (if applicable)
Bachelor’s Degree (not transcript)
For EFMs, in addition to the above:
Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent) (if applicable)
Passport copy (if applicable)
DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
SF-50 (if applicable)
Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.
For further information – the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.
Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Embassy Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
More information: https://ci.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/jobs/