MSH Graduate Finance Associate Jobs in Nigeria
MSH Graduate Finance Associate Jobs in NigeriaOverviewThe 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.
Prepare payment vouchers
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
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
Other tasks as requested by supervisor
Qualifications and Experience
Minimum of University Degree or HND in
Accounting or any equivalent certification
Minimum of 1year experience in accounting
Knowledge of US Government funded programs, regulations and requirements
Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel spreadsheets
Ability to use basic accounting software (i.e. QuickBooks) or comparable software
Demonstrate good judgment and sound financial "common sense"
Verbal and written language skills in English required including speaking, writing, understanding, reading and the ability to conduct business in English
Excellent communication skills
Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills with a service-oriented outlook
Advanced reporting skills
Computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications (Excel spreadsheets, word processing, and electronic mail along with data entry experience)
Ability to work in a team with extensive knowledge and experience with U.S. government projects.
Understanding of the tenets of cash control and asset management, and must be able to complete timely and accurate account reconciliations
Ability to follow MSH and donor policies and procedures for procurement and documentation, and ensure adequate accounting documentation for a proper audit trail.
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