Nigeria

Vacancy Details

Grade: 9

No questions specified.

Grade: All Grades

1 Are you able to legally work in this country? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    1.1 If yes, tell us more about yourself and if applicable, select the type of permit you currently possess (upload the appropriate paperwork in the Documents section)
    • I am a citizen of this country.
    • I have a work permit.
    • I have a study permit.
    • I have a U.S. diplomatic visa.
    • I am the holder of a non-diplomatic visa
    • I am the holder of a work and/or residency permit of the host country.
    • None of the above.
  • No
2 Are you a former employee of this mission/consulate?  Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    2.1 If yes, tell us more about yourself. (Please include dates of employment, section, etc.) Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
3 Do you have the required education as stated in the Vacancy Announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
4 What is the highest level of education you have completed? Answer to this question is required
  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • College (2 years)
  • University Degree
  • Masters or Equivalent
  • Doctorate
5 Do you have the required experience as stated in the Vacancy Announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 Select your years of experience for this position. (See Vacancy Announcement.) Answer to this question is required
  • None
  • Less than 1 year
  • 1 to 2 years
  • 2 to 3 years
  • 3 to 4 years
  • 4 to 5 years
  • 5 to 6 years
  • 6 to 7 years
  • 7 to 8 years
  • 8 to 9 years
  • 9 to 10 years
  • More than 10 years
7 Do you have the required language level (s) for  the listed language (s) in this vacancy announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 Where did you first see/hear about this position? Answer to this question is required
  • U.S. Mission Website
  • Social Media (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp)
  • Professional Networking Site (i.e. LinkedIn, Netparty, Jobcase)
  • Online Job Board (i.e. Indeed, Monster, Glassdoor)
  • Traditional Media (i.e. Newspaper Ad, Magazine, Pamphlet, Radio)
  • University/College Website
  • Job Fair
  • Word of Mouth (Friend, Colleague)
  • Recruitment/HR Team
9 This is an internal vacancy announcement. From the options below, select your status (eligibility to apply for this position). View this site for definitions - https://careers.state.gov/downloads/files/definitions-for-va Answer to this question is required
  • I’m a U.S. Citizen Eligible Family Member (USEFM)
  • I’m an Eligible Family Member (EFM) at post or on travel orders to post
  • I’m a Declared Members of Household (MOH)
  • I’m a current employee of this mission/consulate
  • None of the Above
10 I have used financial management software to: Answer to this question is required
  • Search for data/information
  • Develop databases of financial information
  • Compile and analyze financial data
  • Prepare training or presentation materials
  • Interpret financial data
  • Automate an existing manual process
  • None of the above
11 Which financial systems have you used? Answer to this question is required
  • Central accounting system
  • Receivables system
  • Reimbursement system
  • Asset management system
  • Automated budget formulation system
  • Payroll system
  • Financial reporting system
  • None of the above
12 Select the statement that best describes your highest level of experience using an automated financial management system. Answer to this question is required
  • I completed training on using a financial management system but have not yet used it on the job.
  • I entered data into a financial management system.
  • I reviewed data for accuracy in a financial management system.
  • I was responsible for overseeing a financial management system for an organization.
  • None of the above.
13 Which administrative tasks have you performed? Answer to this question is required
  • Prepared financial reports that track spending
  • Prepared annual budget plans
  • Analyzed administrative polices before applying them
  • Issued new guidelines to others
  • Prepared work plans
  • None of the above
14 Which financial tasks have you performed? Answer to this question is required
  • Performed financial calculations such as amounts due or interest charges
  • Calculated costs, overhead, and other expenses based on price estimates or lists
  • Compiled budget data using estimated revenues/expenses and previous budgets
  • None of the above
15 Which financial activities have you independently performed? Answer to this question is required
  • Checked fund availability
  • Created monthly accounting reports
  • Verified financial accounts data for accuracy
  • None of the above
16 Which financial data have you independently analyzed? Answer to this question is required
  • Account balances
  • Requisitions
  • Obligations
  • Payroll
  • Historical budget information
  • Credit card collections
  • None of the above
17 Select the largest project budget that you have managed (dollar value). Answer to this question is required
  • 100-5,000
  • 5,001-25,000
  • 25,001-100,000
  • 100,001-250,000
  • 250,001-500,000
  • 500,001 and over
  • None of the above
18 Select the situations in which you have managed interpersonal conflicts and issues. Answer to this question is required
  • Major and/or unexpected changes to job duties
  • Reduction of your operational budget
  • Downsizing effecting your team (i.e., eliminated staff/positions)
  • Ambiguous projects/assignments (i.e., no clear goals/timelines)
  • Major and/or unexpected change to a strategic direction (i.e., mission, vision, keys to service)
  • Strategic realignment (i.e., changes to functional groups/work units)
  • None of the above
19 Which tasks have you performed to support your supervisor? Answer to this question is required
  • Communicated key management/administrative initiatives to staff
  • Made recommendations on staffing and budgetary matters
  • Authorized leave and other absence requests
  • Participated in selection interviews
  • None of the above
20 Which documents have you written in a professional setting? (Based on your response, you may be asked to provide writing samples.) Answer to this question is required
  • Policy documents
  • Training/instructions manuals
  • Decision memos
  • Technical reports
  • Budget justifications
  • Speeches
  • None of the above
21 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience preparing written documents? Answer to this question is required
  • I drafted parts of a document (e.g., report section) for review by others.
  • I drafted complete documents for review by others.
  • I reviewed others' writing for appropriate content and format.
  • I was responsible for finalizing and approving written documents.
  • None of the above.
22 Which tasks have you performed? Answer to this question is required
  • Developed a budget submission
  • Helped develop a budget justification
  • Helped develop an impact statement of funding shortfalls
  • None of the above
23 Which tasks have you performed to prepare a budget? Answer to this question is required
  • Submitted budget recommendations for approval
  • Examined a budget for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with regulations
  • Analyzed accounting reports to maintain expenditure controls
  • Prepared regular or special budget reports
  • Provided recommendations related to cost analysis and budget preparation
  • Monitored and reported on expenses against a budget
  • None of the above
24 Which statements describe your experience with program or project budgets? Answer to this question is required
  • I have located the information needed to develop a budget.
  • I have created a budget estimate.
  • I have explained a budget request to senior management.
  • I have monitored expenses for accuracy.
  • I have analyzed expense trends.
  • None of the above.
25 Which tasks have you performed to manage a budget? Answer to this question is required
  • Analyzed expense trends
  • Conducted a budget needs assessment
  • Developed a budget estimate
  • Obligated funds
  • Distributed funds
  • Monitored expenses for accuracy
  • None of the above
26 Which tasks have you performed to manage a budget? Answer to this question is required
  • Reconciled commitments, obligations, and expenditures
  • Re-allocated funds across programs
  • Created alternative budgets
  • Explained alternative budgets to senior management
  • None of the above
27 Which tasks have you performed related to a budget? Answer to this question is required
  • Collected budget data from multiple sources
  • Created annual funding summary reports
  • Reviewed budget reports for accuracy
  • Adjusted budgets based on data
  • Recommended improvements to budget monitoring, tracking, and reporting
  • Helped ensure budgets are consistent with regulations
  • Explained proposed budgets
  • None of the above
28 Which budgets have you developed or managed? Answer to this question is required
  • Project budget
  • Program budget
  • Department or division budget
  • Organization or agency budget
  • None of the above
29 Which budgets have you managed? Answer to this question is required
  • Grant distribution
  • Operating expenses
  • Human resources
  • Transportation/travel
  • Construction
  • None of the above
30 Have you developed a budget estimate for a government agency? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
31 Which budget tasks have you performed? Answer to this question is required
  • Allocations
  • Reconciliations
  • Accruals
  • Closeouts
  • None of the above
32 Select the statement that best describes your highest level of experience performing budget analysis. Answer to this question is required
  • I have no training or experience in budget analysis.
  • I have been trained on budget analysis but have not yet applied my knowledge on the job.
  • I assisted a senior employee with analysis of financial transactions related to a budget.
  • I independently forecasted an organizational budget by tracking and reconciling prior financial transactions.
33 Have you reviewed budget estimates to identify and correct inaccuracies? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
34 Have you determined if obligations are in compliance with laws/regulations? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
35 Have you reviewed unobligated balances to assure that obligations did not exceed allotted funds? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
36 Have you corrected and/or rejected financial transactions using an automated financial system? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
37 Have you created reports that summarize organizational obligations and/or liquidations? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
38 Have you performed annual budget reviews to track expenses for an organization? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
39 Have you collaborated with senior managers to set budget objectives? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
40 Which statement best describes your highest level of experience conducting financial reviews as a financial analyst? Answer to this question is required
  • I do not have education, training, or experience conducting financial reviews.
  • I completed education or training on conducting financial reviews but have not yet applied it on the job.
  • I gathered data to assist senior employees with conducting reviews.
  • I interpreted financial data and made recommendations.
  • I approved and implemented corrective actions from financial review recommendations to ensured compliance with procedures and regulations.
41 What is the largest financial portfolio you have managed (USD)? Answer to this question is required
  • $500,000 or less
  • $500,001 - $1 million
  • $1.1 million - $3 million
  • More than $3 million
  • I do not have experience managing financial portfolios.
42 Which financial analysis tasks have you performed? Answer to this question is required
  • Gathering data
  • Analysis of fund adequacy
  • Financial reconciliation
  • None of the above
43 Why have you reviewed financial information? Answer to this question is required
  • To prepare budget justifications
  • To compare planned expenses with actual expenses
  • To anticipate financial shortfalls or overages
  • To monitor financial performance
  • None of the above
44 Which financial records have you maintained on the job? Answer to this question is required
  • Revenue records
  • Expenditure records
  • Payable records
  • Receivable records
  • Inter-company transactions
  • Budget formulation information
  • None of the above