Accountant

Full Time

RTI International

RTI International

 

RTI International

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Summary

  • Vacancy: —
  • Location: Anywhere in Bangladesh
  • Experience: At least 1 year
  • Published: 11 Jun 2024

 

Requirements

Education

Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of experience, master’s degree and 1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience

  • At least 1 year

Additional Requirements

  • Have knowledge in accounting, finance, taxes, and administration.
  • Experience in auditing will be preferable.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills in English including the ability to communicate effectively in a multi-cultural environment and diplomatically manage collegial relationships.
  • Must be detail oriented, accurate and highly organized, able to work well under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • High degree of adaptability to varied working environments and good interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • High standards of personal and professional integrity.
  • Deep knowledge of Excel, internet banking and email.
  • Experience in working with QuickBooks software will be an advantage.
  • Experience in project financed by USAID is an advantage.
  • Ability and willingness to travel periodically throughout Bangladesh required.

Responsibilities & Context

Overview

Research Triangle Institute (RTI) has over 30 years’ experience assisting governments, communities, and the private sector. As a not-for-profit, independent research institute based in North Carolina, USA, RTI has roughly 6,000 employees with global experience implementing international development projects. RTI’s Global Health Division (GHD) within the International Development Group, works in Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases; Global Health Security and Public Preparedness; Heath Systems Strengthening – including Health Governance, Health Finance, Human Resources for Health, Capacity Building, and Health Policy and Advocacy; and Integrated Care – including Reproductive, Maternal, and Child Health and Family Planning. We address a range of public health problems to reduce disparities, lower disease burdens, and build locally owned sustainable health programs in lower- and middle-income countries.

Responsibilities

RTI is seeking an Accountant in Bangladesh. The position is responsible for using appropriate systems and procedures to make accounting records, vendor payments, manage petty cash, enter bank transactions and fulfill other related functions, The Accountant will properly disburse, account, and report project funds in efficient and timely manner, following proper internal controls, and in compliance with RTI policies and procedures. This position will report to the Senior Finance Manager.

The Accountant is responsible for recording financial transactions for SLLHS activity and will report directly to the Senior Finance Manager.

Position is contingent upon award and funding.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Review all incoming invoices, entry financial records to QuickBooks & input payment transactions into Kyriba
  • Calculate taxes for each transaction that require withholding taxes; provide certificates of tax withholding to vendors
  • Ensure that proper supporting documents are retained for record keeping.
  • Review travel expense reports and advance liquidations from project staff and consultants for compliance with RTI travel expense policies and accuracy of computations
  • Stamp documents as “paid” and scan financial documents into RTI systems
  • Manage petty cash accounts.
  • Coordinate with field offices to make sure that they submit timely and quality expense reports
  • Reconcile accounts for field offices.
  • Receive employees’ timesheets for payroll preparation and verify their completeness, follow up with staff for timely submission of the timesheets
  • In coordination with Grants Specialist, review grantees’ financial reports and supporting documents when making payment to them or liquidating their advances
  • Ensure that all financial records are maintained in compliance with USAID and organizational policies and procedures.
  •   Perform other related duties, as assigned by the supervisor.

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Employment Status

Contractual

Job Location

Anywhere in Bangladesh

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