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Accountant


The U.S. Embassy in Phnom Penh is seeking an individual for the Accountant position for the Office of Financial Management (OFM), USAID/Cambodia.

The Accountant is responsible for a variety of financial management tasks on the budgeting and accounting aspects of the USAID/Cambodia’s development assistance program and internal operations. The incumbent will assist the Controller and Chief Accountant in developing and implementing procedures to ensure that obligations do not exceed funds available as well as the appropriate budgeting. The incumbent is also responsible for preparing the periodically required financial reports and ensures the timely submission and accuracy of accrual data for both program and operating expenses funds.

Salary: The annual salary range for this position is USD 19,168 – 29,711.

Required Qualifications
1. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Financial, or Business Administration is required.
2. Five years of progressively responsible experience in financial management: accounting, auditing, budgeting, or vouchering with a minimum of three years experience in accounting.
3. Level IV (fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing English and Khmer are required. Language proficiency will be tested.

Application Procedure
The application deadline is November 26, 2014. Interested candidates must submit applications by email to RecruitmentPHP@state.gov using the “Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174)” form. The application form and complete details on this position can be found at http://cambodia.usembassy.gov/employment_opportunities.html.

Note: All Ordinarily Resident (OR) applicants must have the required work and/or residency permits to be eligible for consideration.

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