U.S. Embassy & Consulates in South Africa Accounting Technician Jobs

U.S. Embassy & Consulates in South Africa Accounting Technician Jobs


  • Maintains, reviews, and balances allotment accounting records for Mission South Africa’s complex Serviced Agency by Location. Work involves maintaining current status of funds, generating required reports (P-60 & P-62 reports) as well as forecasting quarterly obligations for recurring expenses.

  • Analyzes expenditures against established obligations and adjusts as needed in conjunction with Agency staff and STATE Budget Analyst. Serves as the Agency point of contact for the full spectrum allotment accounting function.

  • Serves as the accounting technician Serviced Agency allotments, performing data entry functions for these allotments by establishing obligations in the secure financial system (Momentum).
    Receives Direct supervision from the ICASS Financial Analyst FSN-10.

    Qualifications and Evaluations


  • Experience: Two years of relevant prior experience in budget, accounting and/or financial analysis is required. Experience should include analysis and interpretation of data and presentation of findings in written and oral form.

    Education Requirements:

  • Successful completion of High School Diploma is required.

  • Successful completion of two years diploma in Accounting, Budget and/or Financial Management is required.


  • Language: Level 4 English (Fluency) Speaking/ Reading/Writing English is required. (This may be tested).

    Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to analyze numerous accounting records and determine the need for various types of entries and adjustments; to record, reconcile, and balance accounts, and to relate the
    purpose and objectives of projects to their costs and fiscal requirements.

  • Must be able to explain clearly to alottees' the need for various documentation, steps to be taken in order to comply with financial record keeping and reporting requirements of specific technical program projects.

  • Must have strong skills in computer applications, MS Word and Excel.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel is required. (This 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.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; U.S. Embassy & Consulates in South Africa Accounting Technician Jobs

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