JOB VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
U.S. Mission Uganda
Announcement Number: Kampala-2023-016
Position Title: Class B Cashier
Opening Period: 02/15/2023 – 02/21/2023
Series/Grade: FSN 8/FP-6
Salary: UGX 70,307,688
For More Info: KampalaHRLERecruitment@state.gov
Who May Apply: Current Employees of the Mission – All Agencies and/or U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs); Eligible Family Members (EFMs); or declared Members of Household (MOHs); dependents of U.S. Personal Services Contract (USPSC) who are assigned under COM – All Agencies (Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.)(Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.)
Security Clearance Required: Local Security Certification or Public Trust
Duration Appointment: Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply. https://careers.state.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Eight-Qualities-of-Overseas-Employees.pdf
Summary: The U.S. Mission in Uganda is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Class B Cashier.
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 following receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
Supervisory Position: No
Duties: This position is located in the Financial Management Center (FMC) at U.S. Embassy Kampala. The incumbent serves as FMC’s full time Principal Class B Cashier for a complex cashiering program. This includes responsibility for a full range of cashiering duties; collections, disbursements, replenishments, accommodation and reverse accommodation exchanges and more. The Cashier is responsible for a total advance of $180,000.00 USD equivalent, as well as entering data into COAST, RFMS and other budget and software platforms which support Mission cashier operations. This position is directly supervised by the Financial Management Officer.
Download: Detailed Position description | PD for Class B Cashier
Qualifications and Evaluations
EDUCATION: A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business, is required.
EXPERIENCE: Two years’ experience in voucher examining, accounting, cashiering or bookkeeping is required.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Requires good working knowledge of financial transactions and accounting/bookkeeping vocabulary at a level sufficient to read and understand regulations, policies and procedures is required.
Evaluations: (This may be tested)
LANGUAGE: Level III English (Good working knowledge) spoken/ written ability is required.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: The ability to work independently, high level of honesty and integrity, courtesy, promptness and deference to customers, time management, ability to maintain a well-organized office, very good computer skills, especially in the use of word processing and excel spreadsheets; must have the ability to work in a high-volume productivity environment and handle issues promptly; ability to relate and apply the basic requirements of applicable regulations and procedures to the cashiering process, and to judge when additional guidance is required
Qualifications: All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
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.
HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.
HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:
(1) AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
(2) AEFM / USEFM
(3) FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **
* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), equivalent documentation, or certification. A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active-duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.
** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.
For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link: https://careers.state.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/VA-Definitions-and-Additional-Employment-Considerations.pdf
How to Apply:
- All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Local Security Certification or Public Trust clearance.
All applications must be submitted online. Applicants shall be required to register under the careers page for U.S. Embassy Kampala following instructions on the link below:
- For further assistance call 0414-306001
- 3. You will receive confirmation of registration and proceed to apply.
- On completion of this process, you will receive an auto response via your email.
What to Expect Next: 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 Uganda.