Finance Associate job at The Management Sciences for Health (MSH)
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Vacancy title:
Finance Associate

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Finance , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

The Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Deadline of this Job:
28 October 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Nigeria , Abuja , West Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, October 14, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


• 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.
• 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.

• 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.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Nigeria
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 28 October 2021  
Duty Station: Abuja
Posted: 14-10-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 14-10-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 14-10-2061
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