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Ukraine: Accountant, Support to Anti-Corruption Champion Institutions (SACCI) Program, Ukraine

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Organization: Management Systems International
Country: Ukraine
Closing date: 12 Aug 2017

Accountant, Support to Anti-Corruption Champion Institutions (SACCI) Program, Ukraine

Company Profile:

MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI implements nearly 100 projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia, and Mexico. As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information on MSI, please visit our website at**
Project Summary: **

The Support to Anti-Corruption Champion Institutions (SACCI) Program in Ukraine is a five-year USAID initiative that has an objective to assist Ukraine to reduce corruption and increase the accountability and transparency of governance in Ukraine. The program seeks to empower key government institutions to fight corruption, build public support for and engagement in anticorruption effort, and reduce citizen tolerance to corruption.

**Please note: Only citizens of Ukraine are eligible for this position.

Position Summary:

MSI is seeking a full-time Accountant to support the SACCI program in Ukraine. S/he will make and record payments to local vendors and service providers, collect and maintain support documentation for the procurement and receipt of goods and services, and assist the supervisor to track and report field office expenditures. This position will report directly to the Director of Finance and Administration (DFA).

This is a full-time position located in Ukraine.


  • Prepare disbursement and receipt vouchers.
  • Maintain receipts for all payments made to local vendors.
  • Facilitate disbursement of checks/ deposit in vendors/ staff bank accounts.
  • Scan all vouchers on a daily basis after approval and disbursement of checks.
  • Track tax deductions at source and ensure timely deposit into government's treasury.
  • Maintain log of vendor and employees' national tax numbers/CNICs.
  • Assist the director of finance and administration in the preparation of monthly staff payroll.
  • Ensure all accounting transactions are properly recorded and entered into the computerized accounting system – Quickbooks.
  • Ensure timely deposit of staff pension payments.
  • Ensure timely submission of weekly cash balance report to accounts team at HO.
  • Provide assistance in closing of monthly financial accounts.
  • Ensure compliance to MSI and USAID travel policies while issuing advances to field staff; facilitate timely liquidation of issued advances.
  • Confirm full compliance with USAID tax exemption guidance, and document CO's GST reimbursement approvals for all applicable payments.
  • Oversee petty cash replenishment sheets and reconcile them as instructed by the supervisor.
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.


  • Bachelor's degree in finance and/or accounting; master's degree preferred.
  • Minimum three (3) years of relevant experience (preferably at a multinational company).
  • Prior experience with USAID-funded projects is strongly preferred.
  • Experience with collection and analysis of accounting data.
  • Good practical knowledge of accounting.
  • Knowledge of Ukrainian tax regulations and statutory accounting.
  • Excellent organizational skills to meet deadlines.
  • Proficiency in computer applications including Quickbooks and MS Office.
  • Strong communications skills – both oral and written.
  • Fluency in English, Ukrainian and Russian required.

*Position will be filled on a rolling basis.*

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

MSI is an EEO/AA/ADA Veterans Employer.

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