Supervisory Financial Analyst

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1303
Date Posted:May 8, 2019
Closing Date:May 22, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Financial Management
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:7 - 8 Years
Contract Duration: Unspecified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About USAID/Afghanistan:

Founded: 2004

SUBJECT:     Solicitation for a Cooperating Country National Personal Service Contractor (CCNPSC) Supervisory Financial Analyst - FSN-12

Dear Prospective Offerors:

The United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking offers from qualified persons to provide personal services under contract as described in this solicitation.

Offers must be in accordance with Attachment 1, Sections I through V of this solicitation. Incomplete or unsigned offers will not be considered. Offerors should retain copies of all offer materials for their records.

This solicitation in no way obligates USAID to award a PSC contract, nor does it commit USAID to pay any cost incurred in the preparation and submission of the offers.

Any questions must be directed in writing to

Job Summary:

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply


1.     SOLICITATION NO.: 72030619R10028

2.     ISSUANCE DATE: May 08, 2019

3.     CLOSING DATE/TIME FOR RECEIPT OF OFFERS: May 22, 2019 no later than 4:30 pm Kabul time.

4.     POSITION TITLE: Supervisory Financial Analyst

5.     MARKET VALUE: Equivalent to FSN-12 (Step 1 – 13)

In accordance with AIDAR Appendix J and the Local Compensation Plan of US Embassy Afghanistan. Final compensation will be negotiated within the listed market value.

6.     PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE: The period of performance is one (1) year, with the possibility of extension up to a total of five (5) years, subject to availability of funds, satisfactory job performance and need for continued service.

7.     PLACE OF PERFORMANCE: Kabul, Afghanistan.

8.     SECURITY LEVEL REQUIRED: As an employment precondition, the successful candidate is required to obtain U.S. Embassy Kabul, Afghanistan Regional Security Office (RSO) Security Clearance.


1.     General Statement of Purpose of the Contract

The position is based at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)/Afghanistan Headquarters Office at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan with the Office of Financial Management (OFM). The USAID Controller’ position supports a wide-range of United States Government (USG) stability and development programs and activities throughout Afghanistan. USAID/Afghanistan manages an extremely complex portfolio of 105 awards with an approximate value of $5.0 billion and a $3.0 billion pipeline.

The incumbent serves in a unique and highly specialized senior role encompassing some of the largest and riskiest USAID development activities, risk management, overseeing financial audit, financial analysis of multi-sectoral program and operations management within USAID/Afghanistan. The incumbent oversees the Risk Management section and provides financial and risk management advisory services for the Mission and its program implementers. The incumbent also manages all day-to-day "core" risk management, financial audit and risk assessments. The incumbent is a key financial advisor on all aspects of Mission technical programs and administrative operations for an extremely complex portfolio of 105 awards with an approximate value of $5 billion and a $3.0 billion pipeline. The incumbent serves as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for all financial audits and risk assessments within USAID/Afghanistan.

The incumbent also serves as the principal financial management advisor and team leader/mentor supporting Host Government on-budget assistance programs, around 100 financial audit engagements and risk management for the Mission; provides uniform guidance and procedures for risk and financial management of all appropriated and non-appropriated funds available to the Mission, including implementation of internal accounting controls to safeguard those funds and other USAID/Afghanistan assets.

Skills Required:

Financial Management

Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:

a.     Skills and Abilities: The incumbent must possess a high level of analytical skills, decision-making ability, professional expertise, and independent judgment, including the ability to compile and present large amounts of financial information in an understandable manner. The incumbent must demonstrate outstanding leadership qualities in order to serve as a role model for FMO and Mission. The incumbent must have the ability to develop and supervise a large subordinate staff, and coordinate myriad elements of a complex organization. The incumbent must have the ability to perform sophisticated analysis of complex management controls, and must maintain effective working relations at all levels of USAID/Afghanistan in Kabul, US Embassy, contractors, vendors, and host-country officials. The incumbent must have excellent writing skills and be able to make formal presentations to Mission staff, at all levels, and to GIRoA and implementing partner (IP) personnel.

Duties & Responsibilities:

1.     Statement of Duties to be Performed


ATTENTION: For full details on the duties and responsibilities, please refer to the attached solicitation.

The contractor is eligible for temporary duty (TDY) travel to U.S., or to other Missions abroad, to participate in the “Foreign Service National” Fellowship Program, in accordance with USAID policy.

2.     Supervisory Relationship

The incumbent is expected to work independently and under the general supervision of the USAID/Afghanistan Controller, and/or Deputy Controllers and/or Financial Management Officers, who provide overall objectives, suggest approaches to consider, and review completed reports and other assignments. The Controller outlines constraints and limitations imposed by Agency policy statements, law, and regulation. The incumbent may occasionally receive assignments directly from the senior Mission management, but the Controller is advised of conflicts or conflicting direction if necessary. The Controller or his/her designee is normally available for consultation on an as-needed basis, but overall supervision is minimal. Work is evaluated based on accomplishments and for conformance to policies and procedures.


3.     Supervisory Controls

The incumbent directly supervises 9 CCN financial analysis and risk management personnel. The incumbent provides guidance, training, approves leave, plans workload, and exercises normal first-line of supervision.


Cooperating Country Nationals (CCN), meaning an individual who is a cooperating country citizen or a non-cooperating country citizen lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the cooperating country.

According to ADS 309.3.1.4 d. “USAID policy is that a CCNPSC is preferred over a TCNPSC in order to integrate the foreign assistance effort into the community, enhance the skills of the cooperating country's population, and contribute to the local economy.”


The work requested does not involve undue physical demands.



Any questions about this solicitation may be directed to: Applications submitted to this email address will not be considered.

Note: No in-person appointments or telephone calls will be entertained, unless you are required to have more information about this solicitation. 

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul



a.     Education: A Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, business administration (specialization in finance) is required. (Education requirement must be met at the time of application for the subject position).

b.     Work Experience: At least 7(seven) years of progressively responsible experience in auditing, financial management and risk assessment within a reputable private/public organization, non-governmental organization, international donor or in a diplomatic mission is required. (Work experience requirement must be met at the time of application for the subject position).

c.      Language: Level IV (Fluent) speaking/reading of English language and Level IV (Fluent) speaking/reading of Dari or Pashto is required. (English language ability will be tested).

d.     Knowledge: The incumbent requires a mastery and understanding of public financial management, professional accounting/auditing principles, theories, practices, and terminology as they relate to USG, Afghan, and International Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) accounting standards. A good knowledge (or the ability to acquire this knowledge) of the Federal Acquisition Regulations, AID Acquisition Regulations, contract/grant cost principles, as well as other laws, regulations, and procedures associated with USG accounting is required.

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