Announcement #: BAMAKO-2022-034
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 of receipt of a confirmed offer of employment.
Salary: (XOF) CFA11,474,597 – (XOF) CFA11,474,597/Per Year
Series/Grade: LE – 0435 – 8
Agency: Embassy Bamako
Location: Bamako, ML
Close Date: (MM/DD/YYYY) 11/24/2022
The Financial Assitant has the primary responsibility for financial planning, budget formulation and reporting for a portfolio of allotments. The incumbent obligates funds using the Department of State(DOS) financial management systems, analyzes expenditures and advice of allotments to report regularly to budget holders on the status of their funds. Reviews accounting obligations in conformance with Government regulations and monitors funding availability. Examines and reviews vouchers for legality of transactions and validity of fiscal data. In addition, the incumbent prepares and submits monthly accounts receivable invoices to employees and agencies. This position receives supervision from the Financial Specialist.
Qualifications and Evaluations
- EXPERIENCE: Minimum of four years experience in the areas of budgeting, accounting or auditing out of which two years of budget experience with the U.S Government is desirable.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Self familiarization with the Foreign Affairs Manual volumes III, IV, and VI and FSC Manual operations.
- Education Requirements:
- BA degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Management.
English: Good Working Knowledge – Good vocabulary and understanding of grammar and able to construct sentences. Able to use English as part of normal work duties including having conversations with customers and answer questions.
This may be tested.
French: Good Working Knowledge – Good vocabulary and understanding of grammar and able to construct sentences. Able to use English as part of normal work duties including having conversations with customers and answer questions.
This may be tested.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must be able to demonstrate a high level of expertise in budgeting, forecasting and financial analysis; strong leadership and communication skills; must have strong supervisory skills in hiring, mentoring and developing staff to ensure effective performance; and advanced IT skills in MS Word and Excel are 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.