Accountant Job at RTI International - Career Opportunity in Tanzania
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[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

RTI International

Deadline of this Job:
11 July 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, June 28, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Job title: Accountant
RTI ( is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to conducting innovative, multidisciplinary research that improves the human condition. With a worldwide staff of more than 4,000 people, RTI offers innovative research and development and multidisciplinary services.
USAID Tanzania Tuhifadhi Maliasili Activity
Research Triangle Institute (RTI) is an independent non-profit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition with over 30 years’ experience assisting governments, communities, and the private sector in managing their environment and natural resources. We are looking for candidates to fill new positions in the recently awarded USAID funded Tuhifadhi Maliasili Activity. The goal of the project is to address dynamics that hinder habitat connectivity and the long-term persistence of biodiversity in Tanzania.
The position will be based in Dar, Tanzania with some travel required to the project areas.

The Accountant will be responsible for ensuring appropriate systems and procedures (payroll, cash management, vendor payments, budgeting, and other related expenditures) are followed to properly disburse, account, budget and report project funds which are cost effective, timely, have proper internal controls and comply with the terms of the agreement.

Skills & Abilities:
• Master’s degree and 3 years of experience or bachelor’s degree and five years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Preferred experience and knowledge of USAID accounting policies and procedures.
• Ability to function independently and carry out routine responsibilities with minimal supervision.
• Must be proficient in MS Excel and working knowledge of accounting software is preferable. Quickbooks proficiency would be a plus.
• Must be able to communicate in both Kiswahili and English (written and oral)

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Postgraduate Degree


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Job application procedure
Submit your CV and cover letter to with the name of the position you are applying for in the subject line.
Applications will be accepted on rolling basis. RTI is an equal opportunity employer.

We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
No applicant will ever be asked for any payment either to secure a role with RTI International or as a follow-up to having been awarded a position with RTI international. If anyone ever approaches you asking for any such payment, please immediately email
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V
The deadline for submitting the application is 11 July 2021.

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11 July 2021

Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Tanzania
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 11 July 2021
Duty Station: Dar es Salaam
Posted: 28-06-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 28-06-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 28-06-2065
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