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.
- 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
- Three years of performing progressively responsible work in
voucher examining, allotment accounting, disbursing or
- 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
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
Plot 71A Kabulonga Rd.
P.O. Box 50707,
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)