US Embassy South Africa is Recruiting For An Accounts Payable Technician / Alternate Cashier: R339,491 Per Year

US Embassy South Africa is Recruiting For An Accounts Payable Technician / Alternate Cashier

  • Location: Pretoria, South Africa
  • Number of Vacancies: 1
  • Closing Date: 21 June 2024

About US Embassy South Africa

The mission of the U.S. Embassy is to advance the interests of the United States, and to serve and protect U.S. citizens in South Africa.

Key Responsibilities

The Voucher Examiner / Alternate Cashier works in the Regional Financial Management Office and reports to the Supervisory Voucher Examiner/Certifying Officer when serving in the capacity as Voucher Examiner, when serving as Alternate Cashier, the position received direction from the SFMO and/or DFMO.  The incumbent audits, reviews and examines difficult and complex multi-source funded contracts, grants and cooperative agreement payment documents for goods and services relating to multiple agencies project / program, general activities, operating expenses, international and entitlement travel vouchers, and USDH benefit and allowance payments.  This includes vouchers, invoices, advance requests, and advance liquidations in US dollars and local currencies from multiple countries.  The incumbent is responsible for operating CGFS Global Financial Management Systems and information security to a level of “Separation of Duties, “Individual Accountability” and “Need to Know” as defined in the relevant Foreign Affairs Manuals and Handbooks.

The incumbent serves as the alternate Principal Class “B” Cashier at post responsible for the full range of cashiering duties in support of multiple federal agenci0es at post, including management of USD and foreign currency accountabilities. The Incumbent is to perform duties in compliance with USG regulations and ICASS service standards. The incumbent will not have their own accountability and will take on the CLASS-B Cashier’s accountability and/or have a permanent Alternate Cashier Advance, when executing this role.

The work schedule for this position is Full Time (40 number of hours per week). Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (12 weeks) of receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Follow Amathuba Plug on WhatsApp


  • EXPERIENCE:  Three years’ experience in any of the following financial disciplines: accounting, debtors, creditors, voucher examination with at least one of these three years’ experience in cashiering is required.  
  • JOB KNOWLEDGE:  S/He communicates both orally and in writing with contractors, cooperative agreement holders, staff, and vendors to provide guidance, interpret examination requirements and, when required, request additional information regarding proposed payments.
  • Two-year diploma / certificated course in accounting, business, finance is required.
  • LANGUAGE:  Fluency in English – written/spoken is required.  (This will be tested).
  • SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  A strong working knowledge of computer spreadsheet software and accounting systems. Intermediate knowledge of MS Office applications Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint is required.
  • All applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.
  • Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Pretoria, South Africa 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.
  • 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.

Also Check: R583 111 – R788 059 Per Year: Health and Welfare Sector Education and Training Authority (HWSETA) is Hiring A Provincial Officer

The South African Breweries (SAB) Technical Services Trainee Programme

Follow Amathuba Plug on WhatsApp

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You cannot copy content of this page