Finance Associate at the Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

 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 AssociateJob ID: 13-10567Location: AbujaSlot: 3 OpeningsGroup/Office: PDG (Program Delivery Group)Dept/Unit: PDGGEN - Program Delivery GroupProject/Program: A000 - None SpecifiedReports To: Accountant IIOverviewThe Finance Associate is responsible for assisting the Senior Accountant/Finance Manager with safeguarding the assets (financial and physical) of MSH and ultimately the U.S. Government or other donor against fraud, loss or misuse.The Finance Associate 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.Specific ResponsibilitiesPrepare payment vouchersProperly code all transactionsPayment of expenses, including per diem and transport to participants during activities in the fieldPrepare and control advancesAssure balances of unused portions of advances are deposited into the MSH accountPrepare deposit slips for cash to be deposited into the bank accountReconcile advances, including review of receipts, coding of expenses on the general voucher and entering into QuickBooksMaintain accounting filesFollow up on outstanding advances and assure timely reconciliationControl consumption of project (petrol, electricity, water, telephone)Participate in the improvement of the accounting system and the system of internal controlCreate all financial reports as requested by supervisorPreparation of forms for payments of taxes and social securityOther tasks as requested by supervisor 

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