USAID RTI International NGO Jobs – Senior Accountant

Job Title:   Senior Accountant
Organisation: RTI
International
Funding Source: U.S. Agency
for International Development (USAID)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:  Finance and Administration Director
About RTI:
RTI International is one of the world’s leading research institutes,
dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice.
Our staff of more than 3,700 provides research and technical services to
governments and businesses in more than 75 countries in the areas of health and
pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced
technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and
the environment, and laboratory testing and chemical analysis.
About USAID Project:
RTI’s International Education Division is supporting education
development around the world by strengthening education policy, management and
practice in order to achieve measurable improvement in teaching and learning.
From our well-established reputation in education system strengthening, to
innovative work in early grade assessment and learning, RTI is improving
education quality, relevance and efficiency through implementation of projects
funded by USAID, DFID, Australian Aid and other donors and clients. RTI
International is implementing the Uganda Literacy Achievement and Retention
Activity Project (2015-2020).
Job Summary: The Senior
Accountant will support in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual
expenditure reports and preparation of pipeline estimates for the project. The
incumbent will work on preparing monthly fund disbursement requirements,
monitoring of mobile banking, and reconciliation of accounts to maintain
appropriate balances.  The accountant may
also provide support to the development of procurement documents, as well as
other logistical requirements.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the USAID Project
    should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business or accounting or a related
    field from a recognized institution
  • A minimum of five years of relevant
    experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of institutional
    accounting and budgeting practices especially those used by USAID.
  • Excellent computer skills including Word,
    Excel and Access.
  • Working knowledge of Quickbooks preferred.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants should send their
updated CVs and cover letters to: internationaledu@rti.org.
Please clearly indicate the position title in the subject of the E-mail.
Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Only short listed
applicants will be contacted.
Deadline: 30th April,
2015
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