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Vacancies at Management Sciences for Health – Kwara, Sokoto, Kebbi & Zamfara

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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: Finance & Admin Intern I

Job ID: 13-10712
Locations: Sokoto, Kebbi & Zamfara
Group/Office: PDG (Program Delivery Group)
Dept/Unit: PDGGEN – Program Delivery Group
Project/Program: A512 – Nigeria CaTSS
Reports To: Finance Manager
Grade: Intern

Overview

  • The Finance Intern will assist in providing Finance & logistical support and coordinating programmatic information for the State project activities.
  • She or he will assist technical  specialists and senior managers to coordinate project activities and will assist State Finance & Admin Manager  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 Intern is aware of, and adheres to, MSH’s procurement integrity standards in all activities.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Prepare payment vouchers
  • Properly code all transactions
  • Process payment of expenses, including per diem and transport to participants during activities in the field
  • 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
  • Manage the inventory data base in the field office
  • Track and following up on outstanding advances and assure timely reconciliation.
  • Other tasks as requested by supervisor.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of 1 experience in finance position with a Non-Governmental Organization
  • University Degree in Accounting or  Higher National Degree (HND) in Finance/Accounting
  • Experience as an Accountant or understanding of key aspects of accounting
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel spreadsheets, or comparable software and basic accounting software (i.e. QuickBooks)
  • Specific qualification in management of a large and busy office.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Finance & Admin Officer

Job ID 13-10713
Location: Nigeria-Kwara
Group/Office: PDG (Program Delivery Group)
Dept/Unit: PDGGEN – Program Delivery Group
Project/Program: A512 – Nigeria CaTSS
Reports To: State Team Leader
Grade: G

Overview

  • The Finance and Admin Officer’s (FAO) job is to ensure smooth and accurate flow of financial and operational information and also work on designing and implementing financial reports.
  • The FAO ensures effective implementation of project activities in the field location within the context of financial, contractual and operating systems.
  • He/ she also manages the budget for the state field office, develops and implements MSH financial policies and procedures, ensure compliance and works collaboratively with MSH offices, projects technical centers to facilitate projects.

Qualifications and Experience

  • University Degree in Business Management or accounting. Postgraduate degree in related field preferred.
  • Strong numeric skills and attention to detail and quality
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience management experience
  • Experience with USAID funded project
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Programs, especially Excel spreadsheets
  • Ability to use accounting software (i.e. QuickBooks)
  • Demonstrate good judgment and sound financial “common sense”
  • Ability to create and monitor budgets
  • Understand the principals of adequate documentation and of audit and performance necessary to ensure audit compliance.
  • Advanced written and verbal proficiency in English including business terminology.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment while maintaining an individual workload
  • Logical and flexible approach to solving problems, especially when working under pressure
  • Monitoring/assessing performance to make improvements or take corrective action.

 

Specific Responsibilities

  • The Finance and Admin Officer will oversee the operations and finances of the state office.
  • Ensure the proper use, maintenance and repair of facilities and equipment, such as generators, vehicles, communication, computer units and peripherals, video and audio equipment, other office equipment, and air conditioners.
  • Provide logistics support and coordination to all field activities and staff travel.
  • Ensure implementation of regulations and procedures for local purchase, procurement and logistics management.
  • Maintain rigorous operations in the field office, communicating regularly with the Abuja office to assure smooth operations.
  • Assist technical staff to develop and manage monthly and quarterly activity budgets.
  • Supervise administrative and finance staff.
  • To liaise with all office contractors and service providers and ensure the efficient running of the office including IT systems and other equipment
  • To maintain, monitor and order all office and stationery supplies within agreed budgets
  • Implement financial and internal control policies and procedures
  • Prepare monthly bank Reconciliation statements
  • Process supplier invoices
  • Ensure transactions are properly recorded and entered into MSH Quick books
  • Maintain financial files and records
  • Maintain the assets register
  • Submit staff time sheets for payroll processing.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Deadline: 8th July, 2019.

Note: Please indicate the locations you are applying for in your application.

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