Finance Associate at the Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

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The Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Finance Associate

Ref No: R1381
Location: Abuja
Job Type: Full time

Overview

  • The Finance Associate is responsible for assisting in safeguarding the assets (financial and physical) of MSH and ultimately Global Fund against fraud, loss or misuse.
  • S/He is responsible for ensuring that any money expended in the field is done in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, MSH policy, and any cost principles imposed by the donor agency.
  • The Finance Associate is aware of, and adheres to, MSH’s procurement integrity standards in all activities.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare payment vouchers
  • Payment of Vendor Invoice
  • Properly code all transactions
  • Payment of expenses, including per diem and transport to participants during activities in the field
  • Prepare and control advances
  • Assure balances of unused portions of advances are deposited into the MSH account
  • Reconcile advances, including review of receipts, coding of expenses on the general voucher and entering into QuickBooks
  • Maintain accounting files
  • Follow up on outstanding advances and assure timely reconciliation
  • Participate in the improvement of the accounting system and the system of internal control
  • Create all financial reports as requested by supervisor
  • Preparation of forms for statutory deductions and their remittances to the appropriate authorities
  • Process online Payments
  • Other tasks as requested by supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of University Degree or HND in Accounting
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in accounting
  • Experience working on a Global Fund Project
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel spreadsheets
  • Ability to use basic accounting software (i.e. QuickBooks) or comparable software
  • Verbal and written language skills in English required including speaking, writing, understanding, and reading and the ability to conduct business in English
  • Knowledge of Donor funded programs, regulations and requirements
  • Demonstrate good judgment and sound financial “common sense”
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills with a service-oriented outlook
  • Advanced reporting skills
  • Understanding of the tenets of cash control and asset management, and ability to complete timely and accurate account reconciliations
  • Demonstrated competence to assess priorities, manage a variety of activities in a time sensitive environment, and meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as an effective team member in a complex and fast paced environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to interact professionally with culturally diverse staff, clients and consultants.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
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