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Accountant, PNG Electrification Partnership (PEP) Activity

Finance & Accounting
International Development Group
200YG Requisition #
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Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in finance or accounting and at least 1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience; Master’s degree preferred.

 Skills & Abilities  

  • An understanding of and commitment to RTI’s mission and values  
  • Discreet in the judgment and management of confidential matters, materials and sensitive issues.  
  • Ability to answer most inquiries and questions independently and follow up on requests in an efficient manner.  
  • Ability to resolve problem situations is a tactful and effective communicator, both orally and in writing, ability to deal with persons of diverse cultures.  
  • Ability to understand and interpret policies and procedures as well as the ability to apply them with consistency in a variety of circumstances.  
  • 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. Accpac proficiency would be a plus.  
  • Must be able to communicate in both local language and English (written and oral).   
  • Ability to work well in team environment and train others in financial reporting.  
  • Ability to follow guidelines and controls required of the position. 
  • Ability to monitor progress of a project against milestones or deadlines double-checks the accuracy of information to discover weakness or missing data and strive for high quality performance.  
  • Experience on USAID or other donor-funded programs a plus. 


Due to the urgency of project need, applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. The shortlist of candidates may be finalized prior to the closing application deadline. Therefore, candidates are urged to apply as soon as possible. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 

As a global employer of choice, RTI is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging in the workplace and the communities and markets where we serve our mission. We value diversity of thought, culture, background and perspective and welcome applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, creed, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws or RTI policy.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further information is available here.

Ethics Notice: No one at RTI may ever demand payment for anything of value in exchange for anything related to the hiring process (including, for example, for applying for, interviewing for, or receiving any offer of employment).  If any such request is made, please report this request confidentially to RTI’s Ethics office at HRethics@rti.org.  Any payment made will disqualify any applicant from future employment at RTI.  Please only use the HRethics@rti.org email address to report ethics concerns; any job applications sent to this email address will not be processed.

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