Earn over 6 – 8.5 m monthly as Financial Analyst at USAID Uganda

Organisation: U.S. Mission (US Embassy in Uganda)
Vacancy Number: 078/2012
Position Location: USAID, OFM OFFICE
Position Grade:
FSN-11  (Ug Shs. 72,127,325 to 104,083,095 p.a. inclusive of allowances).
USAID/Uganda is recruiting a qualified candidate to fill the position of Financial Analyst (Capacity Building).
Job Summary: The Incumbent will be responsible for the full range of Financial Analyst services in support of Technical and other Offices and Development Objective (DO) Teams in USAID/Uganda.  In addition, the Financial Analyst is fully responsible for providing outreach to the host government, local government units (LGUs), local for-profit entities and local Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) to increase their capacity to apply for, accept, and properly manage USAID funds.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
N.B:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

1.      Education: A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business administration.  Attainment of a post-graduate degree or Certified Public Accountant (CPA or chartered Accountant (CA) membership is desirable. 
2.     Work Experience:  A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in professional accounting, auditing, or financially-oriented business management.
3.     Language Requirement:  Must be fluent in English language.
4.     Knowledge:  Demonstrated thorough knowledge and understanding of professional accounting principles, theories, practices, and terminology, as well as the principles and accepted practices of government and business financial accounting, budgeting, and reporting.  This should include familiarity with rules and best practices governing project design, development, implementation and evaluation, especially as it relates to capacity building.
5.     Skills and Abilities: 
·         Must be able to conceptualize, plan, and manage multi-level activities; have excellent analytical ability to gather, organize, analyze, and express technical ideas and data, both orally and in writing;
·         Have ability to work in a team environment and to create and maintain professional relationships with all partners. 
·         Strong interpersonal skills, and skill in the use of computer-based analytical programs. 
·         Ability to create and deliver effective training, especially in institutional strengthening areas. 
How to Apply:
Applications should include the following documentation
(i) A completed and signed Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff (DS-174);
(ii) Application letter clearly specifying the position for which you are applying;
(iii) A Curriculum Vitae/Resume;
(iv) Copies of Academic Transcripts;
(v) Names, contact numbers, and addresses of three (3) professional references.

Submitted applications and documents become the property of the Embassy and will not be returned.

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO:
Human Resources Office
By e-mail at KampalaHR@state.gov
ONLY ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AND ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.
Please use standard file types such as Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) and please all documents in one attachment.
Telephone: 0414-259-791/5

Deadline: 14th January 2013

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