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Class B Cashier

General Description:

For a preponderant amount of time, examines the most difficult and complex invoices and other requests for payment of goods and services in connection with, and prepares and/or examined vouchers relating to Peace Corps Zambia operations. Share in the use of a computerized financial management database to effect and record financial transactions.

Required Qualifications

  • Completion of secondary school with a minimum of One year college certificate in accounting, finance or a related field is required. A Diploma or equivalent professional certification in accounting or Business Administration will be an added advantage.
  • Three years of performing progressively responsible work in voucher examining, allotment accounting, disbursing or bookkeeping.
  • Level 3 (good working knowledge) of English is required.
  • Must possess and apply substantive knowledge of travel regulations, standardized regulations, applicable IFO procurement regulations pertinent to contract performance, payment regulations as included in IFO Handbook and similar sources; Overseas Cuffs data base use; and the organization, functions and work flow of Peace Corps Zambia.
  • Must comprehend and logically and properly apply to the voucher examining process the various and detailed technical regulations and requirements established by various authorities. Must be able to read, interpret and apply provisions of leases and contracts to a variety of working situations making determinations as to whether there is a USG obligation and that there is a legitimate basis of disbursement of government funds. Since almost all workload is non controllable and emanates directly from sources, positions at this level require self-starters.
  • Must be skilled in reading complex regulations and relating them to issues at hand. Must possess considerable skills in articulating complex issues orally and in writing, e.g., to explain disallowance of claims or to describe alternative or hypothetical conditions. Must be skilled in using computers to maintain financial database. Must have tact and ability to explain clearly and convincingly the rationales for payment disallowance.

How to Apply

Applications and supporting documentation including a typed cover letter, CV that clearly documents how you meet each of the above requirements, and at least three traceable references must be submitted.

For LCF positions, please specify preference of languages.

Address applications to:

The Human Resources Specialist, Peace Corps Zambia,

Plot 71A Kabulonga Rd.

P.O. Box 50707,

Lusaka, Zambia

Email: your cv clearly stating your name and position applied for in the subject line of your email

(E.g. John Doe, Safety and Security Manger)

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