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OPEN TO: All Qualified US Citizens

    POSITION: Financial Analyst, GS-12

     (Salary Scale: $59,383 - $77,194 annually.

     Depending on qualifications and experience,

     incumbent may be hired at a lower grade.)

LENGTH OF HIRE: The period of the contract is to obtain the services of a

     Financial Analyst for a six-month period, commencing

     on or about November 01, 2009 to May 01, 2010.

    OPENING DATE: September 10, 2009

CLOSING DATE: September 30, 2009 (before 4:30 p.m.)


The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Dhaka is

    seeking a US Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs), Member of Household

    (MOH), and qualified U.S. Citizens with valid work permit for employment in

    country for the position of Financial Analyst in the Financial Management





This position is located in the Office of Financial Management. The major

    function of this position is to provide financial management support to USAID’s

    Office of Financial Management.


    A. Serve as the Mission Internal Controls Officer and Mission FMFIA

    Assessment Coordinator

Provides oversight for the identification, correction, and reporting of internal

    control and audit deficiencies; serves as the support staff for the Agency

    Mission Control Review Committee (MCRC); develops and maintains Agency

    policies and procedures on management’s responsibility for internal control

    and audit management. The incumbent provides guidance on conducting

    periodic risk assessments; on assessing the adequacy of internal controls; and

    instructions for annually reporting the status of internal controls. The

    incumbent will also be required to monitor and track the progress of actions to

    correct deficiencies in internal controls identified during the FY 2009

    assessment that resulted in a Corrective Action Plan to ensure timely and

    effective results and report the progress to the Mission Control Review

    Committee (MCRC).

B. Assist the audit control officer

Assist the audit control officer to: (1) implement and maintain the Mission’s

    Audit Management Program; (2) identify and control the audit inventory; (3)

    monitor, track and report on related audit recommendations; (4) coordinate the

    audit contracting process for the Technical Teams to include reviewing and

    clearing of audit statements of work; (5) attend audit entrance and exit

    conferences and ensure recommendations arising from the audits are

    adequately addressed and implemented; and (6) coordinate and/or conduct the

    implementation of the Management Resolution Program (i.e. assessment of

    risks, development of control techniques, review of management controls and

    assuring compliance with reporting requirements);

C. Perform special projects/studies and financial reviews

In addition, the incumbent will be required to conduct financial reviews and

    perform special projects, studies and analyses on various USAID management

    activities. These assignments will vary and generally will focus on evaluating




existing internal policies and procedures and improving and documenting the

    Office of Financial Management financial policies and procedures, conducting

    cost benefit analysis, preparing budgets and implementing actions necessary to

    resolve the Office of Financial Management’s internal control vulnerabilities.


    a) Education: College degree (BS) in accounting, finance, public

    administration, or other related field is required. Knowledge of Microsoft

    Office required.

    b) Experience: U.S. citizen with two to five years of progressively

    responsible experience in professional accounting, auditing or other

    financial management capacity required and/or knowledge, skills, and

    abilities that demonstrate performance of the duties and responsibilities

    as outlined above. Experience with a US Government agency in an

    accounting or financial management capacity is desired. Other directly

    related US government or private sector experience working with

    international non-government organizations (NGO) or foreign donor

    agency exercising judgment and providing solid analysis for sound

    decision-making in financial management or accounting.

c) Language: Level IV (Fluency) in written & spoken English.

    d) Knowledge: The candidate must possess knowledge of financial

    management, accounting principles, theories, practices, and terminology.

    e) Skills & Abilities: The candidate should possess a thorough

    understanding of professional accounting principles, theories, practices

    and terminology. The candidate will be expected to gain a thorough

    knowledge of laws, regulations and procedures associated with

    government financial management. The candidate must be able to

    communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with accounting and

    non-accounting individuals. Must establish and maintain cordial

    working relationships with counterparts, people in the NGO community

    and private sector, and other mission staff.

    Must be highly proficient (an advanced to expert user) of spreadsheet

    and word processing. Must be innovative and have the ability to exercise

    independent judgment where financial and accounting matters are

    concerned. Must be able to perform effectively as a team member. ?


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    1) U. S. Citizenship or Green Card Holder with valid work permit over the age

    of 18.

    2) Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate level of

    security clearance.


Applications will be evaluated and scored utilizing the criteria below. The total

    possible is 100 points.

Education: 15%

    The extent to which the applicant meets or exceeds the required level of

    education, as described above.

Experience: 50%

    The extent to which the applicant's relevant experience and technical expertise

    meets or exceeds the requisite levels of professional experience as described


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 35%

    The extent to which the applicant's skills and abilities meets or exceeds the

    requirements as described above.


Interested candidates are requested to submit the following:

1. Application stating their interest along with updated OF-612 (Application

    for Federal Employment) or current resume/curriculum vitae that provides the

    same information as an OF-612.



    2. Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of

    their Form DD-214 with their application.

    3. Any other documentation (e.g. certificates, awards, copies of degrees ?

    earned) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed

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    SUBMIT APPLICATION TO: ?USAID Human Resources Section

    Executive Office


    Attention: Supervisory Executive Officer

    Address: Embassy of the United States of America,

     Madani Avenue, Baridhara, Dhaka - 1212


    Human Resources Section

    Executive Office

    Telephone: 885-5500

    FAX: 880-2-8823648


US Citizen Eligible Family Member (USEFM):

    A USEFM must be age 18 or older and listed on the travel orders of a direct-

    hire Foreign, Civil or uniformed service member under COM authority. A

    USEFM is eligible for a preference in hiring. (Receiving a FS or CS annuity does

    not affect an American citizen EFM’s eligibility for the hiring preference.) The

    USEFM resides with the sponsoring employee at post or at an Involuntary

    Separate Maintenance Allowance (ISMA) location.

    Member of Household (MOH): An individual accompanying a direct-hire Foreign, Civil, or uniformed service member to their assigned post abroad. The

    individual has been officially declared by the USG employee to the COM as part

    of his/her household but is not an EFM and is not on the travel orders of the

    sponsoring employee.

    Not Ordinarily Resident (NOR) An individual who:

    ? Is not a citizen of the host country; and,

    ? Does not ordinarily reside (OR, see below) in the host country; and,

    ? Is not subject to host country employment and tax laws; and,

    ? Has a US Social Security Number (SSN).

    Ordinarily Resident (OR): A Foreign National or US citizen who:

    ? Is locally resident; and,

    ? Has legal, permanent resident status within the host country; and,

    ? Is subject to host country employment and tax laws.


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NOTE: "Members of the same family (father, mother, spouse, child, brother,

    sister, uncle, aunt, first cousin, niece, nephew, grandparent or grandchild, in-

    laws or step-relatives) will not be employed at the same time in the same agency

    unless it is in the best interests of the Mission and approved by the Director of

    the agency involved. In no case will family members be employed in the same

    working unit of an agency.”

    CLOSING DATE FOR THIS POSITION: September 30, 2009

The US Mission in Dhaka provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable

    treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion,

    sex, national origin, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual

    orientation. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

    also strives to achieve equal employment opportunity in all personnel

    operations through continuing diversity enhancement programs.


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