Emptiness for Financial Assistant on the U.S. Embassy

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The U.S. Mission to Nigeria includes of the Embassy in Abuja, FCT, and the Consulate Basic in Lagos. U.S. Consulate Basic Lagos is the Mission’s consultant to the Nigerian individuals within the southern area.

We’re recruiting to fill the place of:



Job Title: Financial Assistant

Announcement Quantity: Abuja-2021-004
Location: Abuja
Sequence / Grade: FP – 1505 5
Hiring Company: Embassy Abuja
Work Schedule: Full-time – Work Schedule is 40 hours per week
Promotion Potential: FP-5
Telework Eligible: No


  • Hiring Path: Open to the general public
  • Safety Clearance Required: Secret
  • Appointment Sort: Everlasting
  • Supervisory Place: No
  • Relocation Bills Reimbursed: No
  • Journey Required: Not Required
  • Appointment Sort Particulars: Particular to not Exceed (5 years)
  • Begin date: Candidate should be capable of start working inside an inexpensive time frame (6 weeks) of receipt of company authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy could finish.


  • Fundamental Perform of the Place – The incumbent undertakes financial analysis, writes cables and studies, develops contacts in host authorities ministries, departments, and companies, in addition to in NGOs, worldwide organizations, and companies;
  • Briefs Financial personnel on points related to the portfolio; serves as management officer for official visits; represents the Embassy at in-country features;
  • Represents the Financial Part in Embassy committees and dealing teams. The place requires Secret Clearance.
  • Tracks GoN priorities in addition to participation in and progress towards USG priorities;
  • Develops and engages contacts inside USG companies related to the portfolio; delivers demarches; organizes conferences for the Ambassador, DCM and Financial Counselor;

and Evaluations
Training Necessities:

  • Two years of College Research is required.


  • Expertise: Minimal of two (2) years’ of labor expertise related to the key duties and obligations of the place. Expertise demonstrating efficient interpersonal engagement and communication expertise is required.
  • Job Information: Information of U.S .Authorities and Division of State construction and operation is required.


  • Language:  Fluent in English language is required.

Abilities And Talents:

  • Good analytical and drafting expertise, public talking and interpersonal expertise are required. Information of Microsoft Workplace software program suite  is required.


  • All candidates into account shall be required to go medical and safety certifications.

Advantages and Different Information

Company Advantages:

  • Domestically Employed Workers, together with Members of Family (MOHs), and Third-Nation Nationals (TCNs), working on the U.S. Mission in Abuja, Nigeria could obtain a compensation bundle that will embrace well being, separation, and different advantages.
  • For EFMs, advantages needs to be mentioned with the Human Sources Workplace.
  • The pay plan is assigned on the time of the conditional provide letter by the HR Workplace.

Different Data:
Hiring Desire Choice Course of:

  • Candidates within the following hiring choice classes are prolonged a hiring choice within the order listed under.  Due to this fact, it’s important that these candidates precisely describe their standing on the applying. Failure to take action could end in a willpower that the applicant just isn’t eligible for a hiring choice.

Hiring Desire Order:

  • AEFM / USEFM who’s a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  • FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **


  • Candidates who declare standing as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran should submit a replica of their most up-to-date DD-214 (“Certificates of Launch or Discharge from Energetic Responsibility”), equal documentation, or certification.  A “certification” is any written doc from the armed forces that certifies the service member is predicted to be discharged or launched from lively responsibility service within the armed forces below honorable circumstances inside 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter needs to be on letterhead of the suitable navy department of the service and comprise (1) the navy service dates together with the anticipated discharge or launch date; and (2) the character of service.  Acceptable documentation should be submitted to ensure that the choice to be given.
  • ** This stage of choice applies to all International Service staff on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights again to their company or bureau.
  • For extra data (i.e., what’s an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, and many others.?) and for added employment issues, please go to the next hyperlink.

Who Might Apply/Clarification From the Company:

  • For USEFM – FS is 05.  Precise FS wage decided by Washington D.C.
  • U.S. Citizen Eligible Household Members (USEFMs) – All Companies.

Advertising and marketing Assertion:

  • We encourage you to learn and perceive the Eight (eight) Qualities of Abroad Staff earlier than you apply.

Equal Employment Alternative (EEO):

  • The U.S. Mission offers equal alternative and honest and equitable remedy in employment to all individuals with out regard to race, colour, faith, intercourse, nationwide origin, age, incapacity, political affiliation, marital standing, or sexual orientation.

USD $47,148 yearly




Easy methods to Apply
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Vital Discover

  • All candidates should be capable of get hold of and maintain a Secret clearance.
  • To use for this place click on the “Submit Software” button.  For extra data on how one can apply go to the Mission web web site.

Required Paperwork
Please present the required documentation listed under together with your utility:

  • Copy of Orders/Task Notification (or equal)
  • Residency and/or Work Allow
  • Diploma with transcript
  • DD-214 – Member Copy four, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or different supporting documentation (if relevant)
  • SF-50 (if relevant)

Subsequent Steps:

  • Candidates who’re invited to take a language or expertise check, or who’re chosen for an interview shall be contacted by way of e-mail.
  • For additional data – the whole place description itemizing the entire duties, obligations, required , and many others. could also be obtained by contacting the Human Sources Workplace.
  • Thanks on your utility and your curiosity in working on the U.S. Mission in Abuja, Nigeria.
  • For Extra Information: HR Part 09-461-4000 HRNigeria@state.gov



Vital Notes

  • The above statements are meant to explain the overall nature and stage of labor to be carried out by individuals assigned to this job.
    They don’t seem to be to be construed as an exhaustive listing of all obligations, duties and expertise required of personnel so labeled.
    All personnel could also be required to carry out different obligations along with these specified now and again, as wanted
    • We don’t cost any utility, processing, coaching, interviewing, testing or different price in reference to the applying or recruitment course of. Do you have to obtain a solicitation for the fee of a price, please disregard it. Moreover, please observe that emblems, logos, names and addresses are simply copied and reproduced. Due to this fact, you might be suggested to use explicit care when submitting private data on the net
    • We’re an equal alternative employer and worth range inclusion. We don’t discriminate on grounds of color, race, nationality, faith, age, ethnic origin, incapacity, gender, marital standing, or sexual orientation in our employment practices
    • Our individuals are all equally gifted in distinctive methods: we come from numerous traditions, private experiences and factors of view. And we need to embrace yours, Are you able to encourage us together with your concepts?
    • We encourage all candidates to use and doesn’t observe any discrimination in any recruitment course of.
    • Functions submitted after the deadline won’t be thought of.
    • As a result of urgency of the place, now we have the suitable to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile earlier than the above deadline
    • Solely certified candidates shall be invited for interview


Software Deadline  2nd February, 2021