Accountant Senior II at the Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

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 below:Job Title: Accountant Senior IIJob ID: 13-10570Location: AbujaGrade: IGroup/Office: PDG (Program Delivery Group)Dept/Unit: PDGGEN - Program Delivery GroupProject/Program: A000 - None SpecifiedReports To: Director Finance & AdminOverviewThe Senior Accountant is responsible for assisting the Director Finance & Admin with safeguarding the assets (financial and physical) of MSH and ultimately the U.S. Government or other donor against fraud, loss or misuse.The Accountant 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 Accountant is aware of and adheres to MSH’s procurement integrity standards in all activities.Specific ResponsibilitiesPrepare payment vouchers.Properly code all transactions.Control and enter all expenses from the petty cash,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.Prepare deposit slips for cash to be deposited into the bank 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.Control consumption of project (petrol, electricity, water, telephone)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 payments of taxes and social security.Ensure that payments are processed accurately, timely, and safely (to minimize MSH’s risk exposure).Ensure that treasury practices in country minimize MSH’s cash exposure.Ensure that entries are entered into financial system accurately and timely.Ensure that month and year-end accounting activities are done accurately and in compliance with MSH policies and procedures.Other tasks as requested by supervisor 

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