U.S. Embassy Ghana Financial Management Analyst Jobs in Ghana

U.S. Embassy Ghana Financial Management Analyst Jobs in Ghana

Announcement Number

Hiring Agency
Embassy Accra

Position Title
Financial Management Analyst (Open to All Interested Applicants / All Sources)

Open Period
09/12/2022 - 09/26/2022


Incumbent is one of three Financial Management Analysts of a six-person Accounting Unit, reporting directly to the Financial Management Specialist.

  • Incumbent has primary responsibility for budget formulation, financial planning, and all facets of allotment accounting for the Mission's serviced accounts: D&CP, PD, PD-Recycling, PD-IRO, IBB, MCC, OBO, State-PEPFAR,FAS,ITA and INL.

  • S/he also has reporting/budget responsibility for E2 travel funding, purchase card analysis, and compilation of FMC ICASS workload counts.

  • Provides timely, accurate, and detailed information on current and projected financial status allowing management to make procurement, hiring, and travel decisions.

  • Provides backup to other Financial Management Analyst.

    Qualifications and Evaluations


  • At least four years of experience in accounting or budgeting is required.

  • Must have comprehensive working knowledge of pertinent US Government appropriation laws, regulations, and procedures relating to budgeting, accounting, and financial management.

  • Must have full range of skills and abilities required in computing, and procedural and technical knowledge of financial planning.

  • Must have good working knowledge of ICASS principles.

    Education Requirements

  • Completion of university studies with a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance/banking is required.


  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required.

    High degree of proficiency in both the written and spoken language, including the ability to translate. (This may be tested)

  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively with customers and colleagues in sharing technical accounting information and analysis.

  • Must be able to work independently. Must have good working knowledge of the internet and Microsoft products Word and Excel.

  • Basic typing ability.


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


    Agency Benefits

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

    Hiring Preference Order

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


  • FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **


    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”), Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected disability dated within the past six months, 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 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.

    This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.

    How to Apply

    All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust Security clearance.

    Required Documents

  • To qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested degree and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement.

    Failure to provide requested information, or the information is insufficient to verify eligibility, may result in disqualification for this position.

    All Applicants

  • Residency and/or Work Permit

  • Degree

  • Driver’s License

  • Certificate or License

    Eligible Family Member Applicants

  • Copy of Sponsor's Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)

  • Passport copy

  • 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.

    For more information and job application details, see: ( U.S. Embassy Ghana Financial Management Analyst Jobs in Ghana)

    Find daily jobs in Ghana. Jobs - Ghana jobs. Search our career portal & find the latest Ghanan job positions, career opportunities & jobs in Ghana.

    Jobs in Ghana - banking jobs, IT jobs, accounting jobs, NGO jobs, business administration, ICT, UN jobs, procurement jobs, education jobs, hospital jobs, human resources jobs, engineering, teaching jobs, and other careers in Ghana.

    Find your dream job from 1000s of vacancies in Ghana posted and updated daily - click here!

  • Click here to post comments

    Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to 1 Best Africa Jobs.