Under the supervision of Financial Specialist, the incumbent is responsible for the complete range of budget formulation, financial planning, budget execution, budget analysis and accounting for assigned allotments. The incumbent initiates budget data calls for ongoing operations and one time needs. Uses data from calls to project realistic budgets that reflect post priorities based the target/base, as well as guidance from the Bureau and Financial Management Officer. The incumbent identifies and resolves accounting problems and issues in records, appropriations, and obligations which are in noncompliance with accounting policies and practices or adversely affect funds.
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Education Requirements: EDUCATION: Completion of Bachelors Degree in accounting or business administration is required
EXPERIENCE: Minimum three years of progressively responsible experience in accounting or budget is required. .
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Good knowledge of general budgeting and accounting procedures is require
LANGUAGE: Level IV (fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing English is required. Level IV (fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing Nepali is required. English language ability will be tested.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: The ability to relate budget management implications and be able to recommend appropriate adjustments to financial plans is required. The ability to use all Windows based computer applications is required. Budget analysis/accounting skills may be tested
Qualifications: All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications and complete a mandatory probationary period of one year for LE Staff.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: 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. The Department of State also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs. The EEO complaint procedure is not available to individuals who believe they have been denied equal opportunity based upon marital status or political affiliation. Individuals with such complaints should avail themselves of the appropriate grievance procedures, remedies for prohibited personnel practices, and/or courts for relief.
All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a security clearance.
Applications must be completed and submitted through Electronic Recruitment Application (ERA). To view the vacancy announcement and apply directly, please visit: https://erajobs.state.gov/dosera/npl/vacancysearch/searchVacancies.hms
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Paper or e-mailed applications are not accepted.
The mission of the U.S. Embassy in Nepal is to assist Nepal’s development as a peaceful, prosperous, and democratic nation that contributes positively to regional stability. In pursuit of this goal, the United States encourages multi-party democracy, including respect for human rights and the rule of law, and sustainable, market-oriented, and private-sector-led economic development.