USAID Project Finance Jobs – Accountant at RTI International

Job Title: Accountant
Organisation: RTI
International
Reports to: Finance
& Administration Manager
Duty Station: Uganda

About RTI:
RTI INTERNATIONAL (RTI) is
implementing the United States Agency
for International Development (USAID)-funded Uganda Governance, Accountability,
Participation and Performance (GAPP) Program
.
The goal of this five-year program is to increase participation, accountability
and local governance for effective service delivery. To achieve this goal, the
GAPP Program will focus on three components: (1) Support and strengthen
national level government accountability institutions in their interaction with
local governments; (2) Strengthen local government revenue, procurement,
financial and planning systems; and (3) Strengthen civil society organizations
(CSOs) and other non-state actors (NSAs) to improve voice and accountability.
The GAPP Program will work at the national level and in at least 24 districts
in northern Uganda, western, and central Uganda. RTI is an independent,
nonprofit institute dedicated to improving the human condition. With a staff of
more than 2,800 people, RTI offers a full spectrum of innovative and
multidisciplinary research, development and technical services worldwide.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Assist
    in the management of program finances and administration
  • Ensuring
    compliance with RTI financial procedures
  • Prepare
    and submit monthly financial statements (including expenses, receivable
    and payables)
  • Ensure
    timely submission of expense reports, bank reconciliations and wire
    transfer requests to RTI’s corporate headquarters in the US and/or RTI’s
    regional office in Nairobi
  • Perform
    other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • A
    master’s degree in a related field with a minimum of one year of relevant
    experience (preferred), or a bachelor’s degree in a related field with a
    minimum of three years of relevant experience
  • Previous
    accounting experience, preferably on a USAID/USG or other donor-funded
    project
  • Knowledge
    of institutional accounting and budgeting practices, especially those used
    by USAID/ USG
  • Audit
    experience is a plus; excellent computer skills including Word, Excel, and
    Access; and knowledge of QuickBooks is preferred.
  • Fluency
    in English is required and( knowledge of other local languages is
    preferred.
  • A
    willingness and ability to work in a fast-paced, team oriented environment
    is also essential.
How to apply:
All applicants interested in these USAID RTI Project jobs, should email cover
letter and CV to ugandagovernance@rti.org .
Applicants must include the POSITION TITLE in the subject line of their email.
To learn more about RTI and our work in international development, please visit
www.rti.org/idg
.

NB: Only
short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 24th May, 2013.

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