Financial Clerk

Duties

Incumbent of this position will serve as a Financial Clerk in the Vouchering Unit to receive invoices from vendors, prepare vouchering packages, and submit vouchers to Post Support Unit (PSU).  S/he will act as Point of Contacts with PSU on all vouchering matters.  The incumbent will provide administrative support for Vouchering Unit; back up to other voucher examiners and perform any other assignment as assigned.

Qualifications and Evaluations
Requirements:
EXPERIENCE:  At least one year of progressively responsible experience in accounting or vouchering is required.

JOB KNOWLEDGE:

Must have:

  • Good knowledge of office operations and procedural requirements pertaining to functions performed in an Accounting Office.
  • Good basic knowledge of standard accounting clerical procedures used to process and record transactions and accounting data.
Education Requirements:
College or university studies is required.
Evaluations:
LANGUAGE: 

  • Good working knowledge in Speaking/Reading/Writing English is required. (This will be tested.)
  • Good working knowledge in Speaking/Reading/Writing Vietnamese is required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

Must have proficiency in Microsoft Office software applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.  Good interpersonal skill is also 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.

Qualifications:
All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
Benefits and Other Info
Benefits:Agency Benefits:
Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Vietnam may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.

For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.

The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.

Other Information:
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.

How to Apply

All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Local security or Public trust clearance.

To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply, visit the Mission internet site at https://vn.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulate/embassy-consulate-jobs/

Note: The Embassy Human Resources Office is unable to acknowledge the receipt of your documents due to the high volume of applications received. If you do not receive a notification email from ERA within four weeks of the vacancy announcement’s closing day, it is likely that you did not qualify for the position or did not submit a complete package.

Required Documents:
Please provide the required documentation listed below with your application

    • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent if you are AEFM / USEFM)
    • Proof of Citizenship (Vietnamese ID)
    • Residency and/or Work Permit (If you are not Vietnamese Citizen)
    • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
    • SF-50 (if applicable)
    • High School Diploma or equivalent

DEADLINE: 10/11/2020

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