Vacancy at USAID Harmoni : Project Accountant

 Project Accountant

USAID/Indonesia Harmoni: Towards Inclusion and Resilience,


Management Systems International (MSI), a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, D.C. metro area management consultancy with a 40-year history of delivering results for our clients. Our expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation; democracy and governance; peace and stability; rule of law and accountability; education; gender and inclusion; strategic communications; and leadership and organizational development. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Colombia, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Syria and Ukraine, and works domestically. We support clients ranging from the U.S. Government (e.g., the U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Departments of State and Labor, and the Millennium Challenge Corporation) to large bilateral and multilateral donors (e.g., the World Bank and the United Nations Development Program). We also work with national and local governments, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, foundations and universities. For more information, please visit our website at


Project Summary:

The six-year USAID-funded Harmoni activity will promote tolerance and inclusion and reduce the risk of violent extremism. Harmoni will focus support on interventions that are narrowly targeted towards communities and individuals most at risk of radicalization, with a mandate to build the resilience of key Indonesian institutions – governmental, civil society, religious, and community-based – that represent the frontline in preventing violent extremism in Indonesia. For more information, please visit Bolstering Tolerance and Resilience in Indonesia | MSI (


**Please note: Only Indonesian citizens are eligible for this position**


Position Summary:

The Project Accountant will be responsible for the internal financial management of the Indonesia Harmoni office, including accounting of all expenses, management of bank accounts, coordination with the headquarters, and implementation of field staff financial reporting requirements.



  • Support the Senior Finance Manager in the implementation of day-to-day Harmoni operations and accounting activities.
  • Check the completeness of supporting documents for payments and ensure all documents are in line with MSI and USAID regulations.
  • Manage project accounts in the QuickBooks accounting platform and coordinate financial management activities with the headquarters in an accurate, timely, and reliable manner.
  • Prepare a variety of financial records and reports, including those related to the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, tax withholding, and fixed assets.
  • Manage financial management and reporting according to USAID, U.S. Government (especially ADS, AIDAR, FAR), and Indonesian Government policies and procedures.
  • Generate official documentation to support balances and declarations to be presented.
  • Support the Senior Finance Manager by ensuring payroll calculations comply with local labor and taxation laws and conducts related financial management activities.
  • Serve as a Petty Cash Custodian and ensure petty cash funds are managed properly by disbursing, recording, and accounting the expenses and storing petty cash fund in a safe or locked drawer.
  • Track and maintain the supporting letters required for the VAT exemption processes with the relevant department of the Government of Indonesia and coordinate with procurement and office unit to distribute VAT exemption letters to beneficiaries.
  • Maintain financial filing in the field office.



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or financial management required.  
  • Minimum five years of professional experience as an accountant and bookkeeper required, preferably for an international program or organization.  
  • Experience with USAID-funded projects is preferred. 
  • Fluency with accounting software applications required, preferably QuickBooks.  
  • Ability to work well within a team, and to complete multiple tasks effectively and efficiently.  
  • Strong written and spoken English required.  


MSI is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We strive to develop and maintain a culture that honors the perspectives and identities of our employees, our communities and those impacted by our work.


We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.


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

Closing date fothe application is October 3rd, 2023