Finance and Administration Manager at Management Sciences For Health – MSH

Finance and Administration Manager at Management Sciences For Health – MSH


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. Since its founding in 1971, MSH has worked in over 150 countries with policymakers, health professionals, and health care consumers to improve the quality, availability and affordability of health services. Working with governments, donors, nongovernmental organizations, the private sector, and health agencies, MSH responds to priority health problems such as HIV & AIDS; tuberculosis; malaria; maternal, newborn and child health; family planning and reproductive health; and chronic non-communicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and lung and heart disease. Through strengthening capacity, investing in health systems innovation, building the evidence base, and advocating for sound public health policy, MSH is committed to making a lasting difference in global health.

  • Job Type: Contract
  • Qualification: BA/BSc/HND , MBA/MSc/MA
  • Experience: 7 – 10 years
  • Location: Zamfara
  • Job Field: Finance / Accounting / Audit 

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB:         

The person will be responsible for assisting the State Coordinator/DFA with safeguarding the assets (financial and physical) of MSH and ultimately the U.S. Government or other donor against fraud, loss or misuse. The person will be 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 person will become aware of, and adheres to, MSH’s procurement integrity standards in all activities.

QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED MINIMUM

EDUCATION:                              

Master’s Degree in accounting/finance is required. Alternatively, University Degree in Accounting/finance with 7 years post degree experience or equivalent certification from a Business Technical School with 10 years of post-diploma experience.

REQUIRED MINIMUM

 EXPERIENCE:                          

  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant progressive experience.
  • 3 years of managerial experience.
  • Knowledge and experience of handling U.S. government funded projects. Including knowledge of donor rules and regulations.
  • Understanding of key aspects of accounting.
  • Ability to use basic accounting software (i.e. QuickBooks).
  • Written and verbal proficiency in English including business terminology.

KNOWLEDGE and

SKLLS:                                     

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel spreadsheets, or comparable software.
  • Strong written and oral presentation skills in English
  • A creative and proactive approach to all areas of work with a ‘can do’ attitude, in line with the MSH’s values
  • Strong team working orientation with a flexible and adaptable approach to work demands across the whole organization
  • Commitment to accuracy and attention to detail
  • Collaboration Skills

COMPETENCIES:

  • Performing financial management of the project.
  • Timely transactions recording, reviewing, vouchers file management and preparing necessary reports.
  • Demonstrate good judgment and sound financial “common sense”
  • Ability to create and monitor budgets. Understanding of Cash Control, Asset Management and Bank Reconciliations.
  • Understanding of principals of adequate documentation and of audit, and performance necessary to ensure audit compliance.
  • Good ethical conduct.
  • Ability to manage teams in Abuja and in the states.
  • Monitoring/assessing performance to make improvements or take corrective action
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to relate to people at all levels internally and externally 
  • Ability to plan, balance and cope with competing priorities
  • Good written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to manage teams, initiate and organize work
  • Ability to establish priorities in a time-sensitive environment and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritizes tasks, and meets deadlines.

Method of Application

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