Voucher Examiner – Embassy of United States of America Vacancy Announcement

April 27, 2023

Embassy of United States of America Vacancy Announcement, April 27, 2023.

Job Overview

  • Organization: Embassy of United States of America
  • Position: Voucher Examiner
  • Employment: (Temporary 9 months)
  • Location: Addis Ababa
  • Experience Level: Junior Level (2 years)
  • Salary: USD $11,281
  • Number of Positions: 1
  • Date of Announcement: April 26, 2023
  • Deadline: May 10, 2023

Job Description


Responsible to receive, verify and process employee and vendor claims according to the approved contracts, award specifics, lease agreements, purchase orders, Bulk Purchase Agreements (BPA calls), IDIQs (indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity) and local government and utility company agreements.  Examines and reconciles various invoices for accuracy and ensures that all invoices are accompanied by all required documents and authorizations prior to processing payment. Timely processing of tuition and other entitlement payments like educational allowance, representation, and ORE vouchers of employee claims according to the FAM and FAH of the USG regulation. Responsible for tracking, submitting, and collecting VAT reimbursements from Ethiopian tax authorities. Responsible for purchase card and Travel card reconciliation review and process payment for Citi Bank. The position also communicates with outside vendors and embassy employees who require vouchering service, this includes greeting, escorting and directing guests, answering phone inquiries, and handling requests or complaints in a professional manner.


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Job Requirements


EXPERIENCE:-  A minimum of two years of voucher examination, bookkeeping, or related accounting and financial experience is required.

Note: Please upload all work experience copies of yours under “Other Document 1 or 2”Education Requirements:

Education:- Completion of commercial college (Diploma) in finance, accounting, or management is required.

Note: Please upload all copies of your Education under “University Degree”Evaluations:

LANGUAGE:- Level IV (fluency-speaking/reading/writing) in English and Amharic is required. (These may be tested)

Skills and abilities:- The incumbent must be able to relate funds management with programs and projects at post.  He/she must possess a high level of interpersonal skills. (These may be tested).

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.

How to Apply

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

To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button.  For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site. https://et.usembassy.gov/embassy/jobs/
Required Documents:

In order to qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested completion of college as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. If you fail to provide requested information, or the information you submit is insufficient to verify your eligibility, you will not be considered for this position.

  • Copy of Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
  • Residency and/or Work Permit
  • Passport copy
  • Completion of college (Required)
  • Work Experience (Required)
  • Certificate or License
  • DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
  • SF-50 (if applicable)

Next Steps:

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 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.


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