Organization : U.S. Agency for International Development/Regional Development Mission for Asia (USAID/RDMA)
Type : Nonprofits / องค์กรไม่แสวงหาผลกำไร
Date : 17 Apr 2018
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Deadline : 14 / May / 2018
SALARY: FSN-08 ฿628,040 per annum (Starting salary)
APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.
The U.S. Embassy in Bangkok is seeking an individual for the position of Accounting Technician to Office of Financial Management (OFM) in the U.S. Agency for International Development/Regional Development Mission for Asia (USAID/RDMA), located at Athenee Tower, Wireless Road, Bangkok.
The Accounting Technician performs full range of professional accounting duties in planning, designing, analyzing, evaluating and coordinating assigned accounting functions, including reviewing and posting of operating expense (OE) and project funded documents; reconciliation of daily accounting transactions; and maintaining OE and program/activity files.
1. Financial Document Review and Administration (50%)
- Conducts initial review of all OE and program funded documents to determine reasonableness of budget estimates, mathematical accuracy, propriety of financial provisions and funds availability; provides the necessary fund account codes when a fund cite is required.
-Participates in meetings with technical offices such as quarterly accrual meeting to provide financial information and assist in program financial monitoring.
-Conducts funding review and verification of commitments for OE and program purchase orders in GLAAS (USAID Procurement System).
2. Accounting Record Maintenance (25%)
-Records transactions, in compliance with regulations and coding conventions, in Phoenix System (USAID Financial System) through posting and reconciling daily transactions;
-Processes batch postings of disbursements from the Mission voucher tracking and payments system (Phoenix); prepares and posts journal vouchers; computes and posts recurring obligations.
-Establishes new account code for all new vendors and maintains vendor records in Phoenix system.
-Reviews and tracks all travel authorizations, travel requests and administrative support costs, Blanket Travel Authorization for USAID/RDMA, Burma, Vietnam, Laos, China and Timor-Leste.
3. Periodic Reconciliation, Reporting and other duties (25%)
-Responsible for required month-end postings, reconciliations and reporting procedures as well as quarterly, year-end and ad hoc reporting requirements.
-Reconciles ledgers and performs quarterly review of unexpended obligated balances (Section 1311 review) and postings of all OE allowances, obligations and sub-obligations to verify the legality and reasonableness of balances maintained.
-Conducts quarterly accruals verification and reporting processes on accruals estimation submitted by related parties.
-Other required tasks are quarterly testing on accruals estimations and improper payment (IPIA) to comply with the Internal Controls Assessment.
-Performs annual 1099 vendors review and prepares required reporting to USAID/Washington.
-Conducts others related accounting duties such as OE budget analysis; ICASS budgeting; invoice/report preparation and database/plan maintenance; Annual Federal Management Financial Integrity Act assessment and reporting.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED AND SELECTION CRITERIA:
All applications must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item in DS-174 block no. 19-22. If the application submitted fails to demonstrate eligibility, the application will be marked unqualified. It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide all pertinent information.
University Studies in Accounting, Financial Management, Business Administration or other related field with at least 12 credit hours (4 courses) in accounting or finance is required.
Experience (35 points):
Three years’ progressively responsible experience in accounts maintenance, bookkeeping or a closely related accounting work is required.
Level IV (fluent) speaking, reading and writing English and Thai are required.
Knowledge (30 points):
A thorough knowledge of accounting policies, procedures, and regulations governing the maintenance, reconciliation, balancing and closing of accounts is required. A good knowledge of accounting principles practices and specific knowledge of the terminology used with a variety of accounting procedures is required.
Skills and Abilities (35 points):
-Ability to analyze a variety of accounting documents and determine appropriate types of entries and adjustments are required.
-Ability to apply regulatory requirements concerning accounting policies and procedures is required.
-Ability to record, reconcile, and balance accounts are required.
-Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written is required.
-Ability to use an automated accounting system is required.
-Superior interpersonal skills are required to maintain effective working relationship and to effectively coordinate required actions.
-Ability to apply critical thinking skills to solve work-related problems within the scope of work and be detail oriented are required.
-Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, email and Google Applications such as Google docs, Google sheets and Google calendar are required.
-Ability to learn and use Agency specific software related to work area are required.
Applications will be initially screened and scored for eligibility in accordance with the required qualifications and points mentioned above. To be considered for candidacy, applicants must address each criterion in their application as to how they meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Top-ranked candidates who meet the minimum qualification will be given a recruitment test. The recruitment test and interview will be structured around the selection criteria above. Applicants with passing marks from recruitment test and with a valid TOEIC score of 855 or above will be invited for an interview. Recruitment test and interview will be conducted in USAID/RDMA Bangkok, Thailand. USAID/RDMA will screen for nepotism/conflict of interest in determining successful candidacy. Reference checks will be conducted once the applicant pool is narrowed down to the top candidate(s). Only shortlisted candidates for final interview will be notified of the selection result. Internal candidates must have successfully completed a one year probationary period of employment before being eligible to apply.
Please follow the check lists and submission guidelines, posted on the official website: https://th.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulate/jobs/usaid-job-vacancies/ carefully and submit complete application package thru RDMArecruitment@usaid.gov before the deadline.
Failure to follow the instructions will invalidate your application.
CLOSING DATE FOR THE POSITION: May 14, 2018
Contact : USAID Human Resources Office - RDMArecruitment@usaid.gov