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Chief Accountant


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

The incumbent is responsible for providing expert advice on project financing, budgeting, and the coordination and preparation of budgets and all report submissions. The incumbent is also responsible for the overall management and oversight of the operating expense and program accounting, program/project budgets, and voucher processing. The incumbent provides direct professional financial and technical advice, support to technical offices, and analyses and advice on all financial aspects of the design, implementation, and evaluation of USAID/Cambodia development assistance projects.

Salary: The annual salary range for this position is USD 24,277 – 37,628.

Required Qualifications
1. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, 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 May 2, 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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