Senior Accountant

RTI International
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2015-06-11 Deadline: 2015-06-17
  • Nos. of Opening : 3
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Bachelor’s Degree /Master’s Degree
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : Accounting / Finance
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Job description

The International Education Division is currently accepting applications for a Senior Accountant for an anticipated USAID-funded five-year project to improve early grade reading in Nepal. This is a full-time position with residency in Nepal.

Primary Responsibilities:

Assists the Finance and Administration Manager in the administration and oversight of program funds in coordination with RTI and USAID guidelines.

Maintains local accounts and in coordination with human resources, processes monthly payroll to personnel.

Initiates all checks and other payments to vendors.

Estimates monthly cash needs and prepares the request for wire transfers from RTI headquarters.

Maintains financial management files of backup documentation for all local transactions as required by USAID regulations and RTI policies, including files for subcontracts with local technical assistance partners (LTAPs) and ensures audit trail for all necessary subcontract documentation.

Maintains local audit file, including filing of general ledger journal vouchers, accounts payable documentation, and other miscellaneous financial filings.

Identifies potential accounting discrepancies and works with the F&A Manager to effectively research, track and resolve these issues.

Monitors project budget to ensure project expenditures versus milestones and reimbursements.

Coordinates with necessary technical and MOE team members, to compile project financial reports.

Conducts other general accounting duties, as assigned.


Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Accounting and at least 6 years of experience (or Masters plus 3 years of experience) in the management of financial systems and budgets, financial reporting, auditing, and/or taxation for a USAID-funded project.

Professional Accounting Designation (CPA, ACCA), or significant progress toward obtainment of designation preferred.

Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and/or experiences in accounting, financial planning and management, accounting transactions, budgeting, reporting and ensuring compliance of internal control systems.

Knowledge of accepted accounting practices and principles.

Significant experience using Quickbooks highly desirable.

Advanced working knowledge of Excel and strong database skills.

Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills and fluency in English and Nepali.

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Organization Summary

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.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location -
Organization Size 1-10
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