POSITION TITLE: FINANCIAL ANALYST, FSN-11 (2 vacancies*)
*Note: The two vacancies will be filled through one selection process
SOLICITATION NO.: 72049223R10004
ISSUANCE DATE: NOVEMBER 16, 2022
CLOSING DATE/TIME: EXTENDED to December 16, 2022 / 11:59 PM (Philippine Time)
Serves as a Financial Analyst (FA) in the Financial Management Services Division (FMSD), Regional Financial Services Center/Manila (RFSC) and reports to the Supervisory Financial Analyst, with the responsibility of: (a) Providing financial management services to USAID/Philippines, Pacific Islands Countries, Mongolia, Office of Inspector General (OIG) Asia Region Manila Suboffice, and Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (Mission); (b) Promoting sound financial management practices and providing the necessary assistance to the Mission and its implementing partners and to the Host Country Government, so that there is an adequate level of accountability and internal controls, in accordance with generally accepted standards and internal policies of those organizations; (c) Performing tasks necessary to achieve the desired goals and objectives of Localization, ensuring that the Mission resources are safeguarded from possible fraud, waste, misuse, and abuse; (d) actively participating and proactively getting involved in all stages of a Development Objective activity cycle-from design, to implementation, to audit and closeout—using both technical and interpersonal skills. Serves as the principal Financial Management (FM) advisor to the Regional Controller, Deputy Controller, Mission staff and management, and implementing partners. Provides financial management technical assistance to implementing partners and Host Country Government. Coordinates the Annual Federal Managers’ Financial Integrity Act (FMFIA) Reviews, Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), and semi-annual Management Councils on Risk and Internal Controls (MCRIC) meetings; facilitates the financial audit and review planning and implementation Process, Audit Management, resolution, and closure program; and leads or conducts Financial Management (FM) Training.
Major duties and responsibilities include: Financial Reviews (35%), Portfolio Financial Management and Monitoring (30%), Audit Management (20%) and Project Design Assistance (15%).
To be considered for this position candidates must meet the following minimum qualifications:
- EDUCATION (5 points) – Completion of a University degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration is required. Note: Additional education may NOT be substituted for experience.
- PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE (5 points) – A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible, professional-level experience in accounting, financial analysis, auditing or business management consulting. Note: Additional experience may NOT be substituted for education.
- LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY/COMMUNICATION SKILLS (30 points) – Level IV (fluent) English and Tagalog proficiency is required in speaking, reading, and writing. With this level of communication skills, s/he is expected to be able to express herself/himself with tact and persuasion when required, as in presenting recommendations to a broad audience; writing skills are necessary for preparing professional quality regular and ad hoc reports and presentations.
- JOB KNOWLEDGE (30 points) – A thorough knowledge and understanding of pertinent Host Country laws, regulations, and procedures relating to budgeting, auditing, accounting, and financial management. The Financial Analyst must have a very good knowledge, or the potential to acquire such knowledge of U.S. Government laws, regulations, and procedures relating to budgeting, auditing, accounting, and financial management, of USAID activity design, development, implementation, revaluation, and closeout processes.
- SKILLS AND ABILITIES (30 points) – Ability to evaluate financial aspects of activities and programs, institutional capacities and capabilities, and adequacy of accounting, financial management and internal controls. Ability to use various computer software (e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, Word) when preparing reports. Ability to present recommendations to a broad audience, both orally and in writing and deliver professional quality reports and presentations. Ability to work with the officials and staff of the Host country, Contractors, Grantees, who may be unfamiliar with USAID’s programming and budgeting process. Ability to work well in teams.
HOW TO APPLY:
- Eligible Offerors are required to complete and submit the following:
- Cover letter/Letter of Interest: The cover letter should contain an overview of the offeror’s qualifications and must state how the applicant meets the minimum education and prior work experience qualifications as stated in Section II of this solicitation. Please indicate this as the subject line of the cover letter: Solicitation for a Cooperating Country National Personal Service Contractor (CCNPSC – Local Compensation Plan)
- Current resumé/curriculum vitae (CV): The CV/resumé must contain sufficient relevant information to evaluate the offer in accordance with the stated evaluation criteria. Please indicate period of employment for each job in this format: MMMM dd, yyyy (e.g., July 01, 2015 to December 31, 2020).
- References: Minimum of three (3) references with name, occupation, and contact information (email address and mobile number). The references may be current or previous supervisors or work colleagues who can respond to reference check/s on the applicant’s professional expertise and work ethic. The Contracting Officer or the Technical Evaluation Committee may also reach out to other references not provided by the applicant.
- Transcript of records (TOR): The TOR should reflect the date of graduation.
- Offers must be received by the closing date and time (December 16, 2022/11:59PM) specified in Section I, item 3, and submitted to the Point of Contact in Section I (email@example.com).
- Offeror submissions must clearly reference the Solicitation number (72049223R10004) on all offeror submitted documents.