EXPERIENCE: Progressively responsible work in technical accounting or bookkeeping, with experience performing cashier work and experience at the lower level in an US agency or the equivalent.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Expert knowledge of cashier operations and regulations including the procedures associated with handling, monitoring, safekeeping, and recording cash transactions and related financial instruments. Considerable knowledge of RFMS and Coast, including maintenance and extract information from the data base; working knowledge of Department of State regulations, including 4 FAH/FAM, Standardized regulations. Cashier User Guide (CUG) Manual and CFSC Charleston Operations Manual. Familiarity with local bank procedures related to deposits, transfers and checking accounts.
LANGUAGE: Level IV (Fluent) reading / writing/ speaking in Portuguese is required. Level III (Good working knowledge) reading/writing/speaking in English is required. The incumbent must be able to write and discuss very complex position-related documents, technical and administrative issues with supervisors, employees and vendors submitting claims for cash reimbursement.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Employee must be able to determine the validity of cash or cash instruments prior to accepting them for collection or disbursement (i.e., examination of currency to determine authenticity or vouchers to determine that proper approvals exist). Must be able to use a personal computer to access and maintain the COAST database. Must know how to use software such as MS Excel and MS Word to create reports and memoranda/correspondence. This may be tested. Must be able to use a calculator by touch to make computations or check computations included in reports or on vouchers. Employee must be able to use the COAST Cashiering system. Must be able to maintain accuracy in data entry and management of cash. Ability to communicate clearly and provide quality customer service. Ability to identify and safeguard discretionary or confidential matters handled directly by the incumbent or discussed by others during the performance of duties.
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