US Embassy is looking for Supervisory Voucher Examiner to join its office in Lagos, Nigeria.
Duties and Responsibilities
Basic Function of the Position – This position is a part of the Financial Management Center (FMC) team headquartered at the Embassy in Abuja, but reports directly to the Financial Specialist in U.S. Consulate General in Lagos. The Supervisory Voucher Examiner (SVE) in addition to processing vouchers, supervises two other Voucher Examiners. One of those Voucher Examiners is also performing duties as the Lagos Payroll Liaison – processing the payroll for all Consulate employees paid via Charleston’s Financial Center. The vouchering unit examines and processes all payment requests presented by vendors, employees, agency representatives’ utility companies, other U.S. Government Departments/agencies. The payroll unit coordinates the payroll activities for all Mission employees.
Qualifications and Evaluations
EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years experience in finance and accounting work is required. At least one (1) year out of the three (3) years must be supervisory experience.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Ability to quickly attain expert knowledge of U.S. Government regulations governing voucher examination and payroll. Ability to make pre-certification determination that payment is authorized, required approvals have been obtained and that the payment is in accordance with the terms and conditions of the supporting agreements/documentation. Knowledge of guidelines and legal issues surrounding obligating documents and budget review process.
Bachelor’s Degree in Financing, Accounting, Economics, or Business Administration.
These may be tested
LANGUAGE: Level IV (Fluent) Speaking, Reading/Writing in English is required.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Good interpersonal skills with the ability to articulate and resolve complex issues. Proficient in Microsoft word, excel and financial software.
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
Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Lagos, Nigeria 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.
How to Apply:
All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust 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:
- Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
- Residency and/or Work Permit
- Degree (not transcript)
- NYSC Certificate
- 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. Mission in Lagos, Nigeria.