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Embassy of United States of America

Embassy of United States of America


Position: Voucher Examiner - Temporary 6 months
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Contract
Place of Work: Addis Ababa - Ethiopia
Salary: USD $11,281
Posted date: 4 months ago
Deadline: Submition date is over


Hiring Path: Open to the public

Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:

  • For USEFM - FS is 7. Actual FS salary determined by Washington D.C.
  • All Interested Applicants/All Sources

Security Clearance Required: Public Trust - Background Investigation

Appointment Type: Temporary

Appointment Type Details: Temporary for six months

Marketing Statement: We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.


The U.S. Mission in Addis Ababa/Ethiopia is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of Voucher Examiner (Temporary six months).

The work schedule for this position is: Full-time (40 hours per week)

Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (4 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Supervisory Position: No

Relocation Expenses Reimbursed: No

Travel Required: Not Required


  • Responsible for receiving, verifying and processing 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 processing 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.

Qualifications and Evaluations

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

Education Requirements:

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


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.


All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Benefits and Other Info


Agency Benefits:

  • Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 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.


  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  • 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 the 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.