Technical Experts, USAID Ghana Fiscal Accountability Strengthening Activity, Accra, Ghana at Cardno

Cardno International Development (Cardno ID) brings 30+ years of experience working in Ghana. We have implemented more than 50 development projects in-country for donors including USAID, MCC, FCDO, UN, EU, DFAT, World Bank, and private sector clients. We currently provide Fiscal Agent Services for the Millennium Development Authority’s (MiDA) $498M Compact in Ghana. In this role we provide professional services for fiscal management, budgeting, financial management, internal controls, accounting, cash disbursements, financial reporting, and account reconciliation to ensure the proper, efficient, effective, and transparent use of funds.

The USAID/Ghana Fiscal Accountability Strengthening Activity will strengthen the capacity of oversight institutions, integrity systems, and public financial management mechanisms. It will contribute to resolving broader accountability challenges to improve service delivery. It will seek to holistically support institutions such as the Ghana Audit Service, Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee and other oversight agencies while also addressing weaknesses, such as public procurement, that could contribute to corruption. The Activity is also intended to strengthen district assembly and civil society oversight of district financial operations and responsiveness, as well as geo-spatial planning systems for revenue generation in 10 districts in Northern Ghana.

Cardno ID seeks highly motivated and experienced individuals interested in being considered for proposed long- and short-term positions for the upcoming Fiscal Accountability Strengthening Activity. The following areas of technical expertise are requested:

  •  Public Sector Accounting
  •  Public Sector Auditing
  •  International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) and Financial Reporting
  •  Financial, Compliance, and Performance Audits
  •  Strengthening Internal Controls
  •  Asset Management
  •  Public Procurement
  •  Engaging Civil Society to Advocate for More Transparent and Accountable Service Delivery
  •  Capacity Building in the Above Topics


  •  Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (Master’s degree preferred).
  •  Relevant professional experience in public sector auditing and accounting, public financial management, decentralization, governance, social accountability, and/or public administration.
  •  Regional experience and (or) country knowledge.
  •  Experience working with USAID and/or other donors (e.g., GIZ, World Bank, EU, etc.) in Ghana on programs addressing decentralization, governance, service delivery, public financial management, or fiscal accountability.
  •  Relevant experience building the capacity of oversight institutions in Ghana such as the Ghana Audit Service, Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee, district assemblies, or civil society organizations, and/or comparable experience with similar institutions globally, is preferred.
  •  Evidence of strong communication skills, both oral and written.

To apply, please send resumes to

Equal Opportunity statement: Cardno has a long-standing policy of Equal Opportunity in employment. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. This position will require proof of COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment and reasonable accommodations will be considered. At any time, if you require special accommodation during the application process, please contact Human Resources at

About Us: Cardno International Development provides practical, innovative, and sustainable results in international development with over 50 years of history in 150 countries. As facilitators of locally led drivers of growth Cardno ID focuses on capacity building and empowerment, enabling long-term solutions and inclusive development.