Opportunity in Washington,
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted through CAMRIS International
partnered with IAP World Services Inc., (IAPWS), to recruit and hire qualified individuals for the following
and Budget Analyst
Agency for International Development
Security and Logistics Division of the Office of Population and Reproductive
Deadline: December 26, 2012
CSL Budget and
As the top
financial advisor to project CORs, provides budget management for the
division’s primary contracted projects. Reviews, edits,
and consolidates budget estimates and provides analysis on requests for
additional project funds. Performs detailed tracking
and review of funds received by the division and division projects in
order to effect adjustments such as the reprogramming of allotments,
reallocation of budget numbers, management of numerous streams of funds,
or requests for additional funds. Creates, maintains, and provides assistance to CSL with
administrative and complex financial tracking systems, and assists in the
design and maintenance of spreadsheets and databases to support these
systems. Updates, manages, and as needed creates
databases to track all funding allocations received from various sources
and expended into a range of contracts and sub-contracts. Analyzes
financial reports and invoices to advise management on the status of
funds. Assists in the review of
analyzing budgets for each object class, appropriate allotments, and use
of allocated funds in conformance with contract and Agency
regulations. Identifies and
analyzes trends in the receipt, obligation, and expenditure of funds in
relation to division and project objectives. Prepares annual division financial review and
budget requests. Prepares quarterly accruals for division
projects as requested by the Strategic Planning and Budgeting Office
(SPBO). Annually reconciles financial records with the
PRH front office and project staff.
and project procurement actions to ensure adequacy, appropriateness,
procedural requirements and compliance with Agency and appropriate federal
regulations. Evaluates and
resolves problems with widespread impact on the effectiveness of division
and project procurements, checking for adequacy and compliance with
federal regulations and USAID policies. Works closely
with the Senior Public Health Advisors and project CORs to develop and
maintain a consolidated system of pending and completed procurements for
availability for assessment by the office. Serves as Requestor in
GLAAS for all division requests which includes ensuring appropriate and
accurate documentation for new activities, funding actions, or
modifications. Serves as the
principal contact on all contract and finance actions with the USAID
strategic operations team and procurement office.
Updates and maintains the advanced procurement
plan tracking database.
innovative approaches to improve team efficiency, including standardizing
practices and maximizing use of technology/available resources. Participates in all
relevant CSL and project technical and managerial meetings for the purpose
of assisting in management duties. Provides
direct commodity security backstopping support to a sub-set of
USAID-supported countries, including assistance with essential public
health commodity orders, shipment details, procurement analysis, technical
support, financial updates, etc. Provides short term
backstopping support for CSL technical staff when necessary. Assists technical staff in
the preparation of various program documents and correspondence such as;
memos and waivers, justifications and approvals, contract amendments,
project authorization documents, technical notifications, and requests,
and ensuring that documentation is complete and in compliance with Agency
and federal rules, regulations, and standards. Responds to ad hoc
requests from the GH front office, the Inspector General, other Agency
offices, and partners on awards and expenditures. Researches, plans,
analyzes, and organizes technical and/or statistical information and develop
data for use in briefings, publications, and reports. Collects and makes
arrangements for distribution of material to the USAID missions, USAID/W
offices, host country institutions, donors, and cooperating agencies as
needed. May require occasional travel
to the field, as requested. Any other duties as
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSE, PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OR OTHER
EXPERTISE REQUIRED. The
contractor must have:
position requires an undergraduate-level degree, preferably in the area of
business or finance, and 1-2 years of professional experience.
in the use of Microsoft Office Suite with an emphasis on Excel spreadsheet
skills, PowerPoint, Internet and e-mail applications, in addition to computer
based file management and website content maintenance.
quantitative skills, attention to detail, the ability to multi-task well, and
writing skills in English.
and written communications skills and the ability to read, analyze, and
interpret general business periodicals.
to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical
inference, ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios,
and proportions to reports and financial tracking systems.
be proficient with basic financial management and budgeting concepts.
have excellent Excel skills.
be a US citizen with ability to obtain a SECRET level security clearance.
This is an opportunity for employment or a contract, but we reserve
the right to make no selection or award.
and IAP World Services Inc. offer competitive salaries and comprehensive
benefits. Candidates meeting the requirements for the position will be required to
provide a USAID 1420-17 Contractor Employee Biographical Data Sheet to document
employment and salary history.
CAMRIS and IAP are Equal Opportunity Employers EOE
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