Accountants at the Management Sciences for Health MSH – 4 Locations

Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

The Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a world properly being nonprofit organization, makes use of confirmed approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, properly being managers, and communities in rising nations assemble stronger properly being methods for higher properly being have an effect on. We work to avoid wasting a lot of lives by closing the gap between information and motion in public properly being.


We are recruiting to fill the place beneath:

Job Title: Accountant

Job ID: 13-11028
Locations: Zamfara, Plateau, Benue or Nassarawa
Grade: G
Slot: 4 Openings
Group/Office: PDG (Program Delivery Group)
Dept / Unit: PDGGEN – Program Delivery Group
Project / Program: A576 – PMI – S
Reports to: Finance and Administration Manager.


  • President’s Malaria Initiative for States (PMI-S) is a five-year PMI/USAID flagship malaria mission applied by a consortium led by Management Sciences for Health (MSH). The mission is supporting the Government of Nigeria by its businesses at the federal, state, LGA and group ranges to cut back underneath-5 and maternal mortality by delivering high quality companies for administration of malaria, its problems, and prevention.
  • PMI-S mission focuses on strengthening the capability of the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP) and State Malaria Elimination Programs (SMEPs) for the implementation of the National Malaria Strategic Plan 2014-2020. PMI-S will goal eight states of Nigeria, particularly: Akwa Ibom, Benue, Cross-River, Ebonyi, Nassarawa, Oyo, Plateau and Zamfara.
  • MSH seeks to recruit Accountants for Zamfara, Plateau, Benue and Nassarawa States. Under the total supervision of the Director of Finance and Administration (DFA)- PMI-S, the Accountant will probably be accountable for helping the state Finance and Administration Manager with safeguarding the belongings (monetary and bodily) of MSH and finally the U.S. Government or different donor towards fraud, loss or misuse.
  • The Accountant will probably be accountable for making certain that any cash expended in the area is finished in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, MSH coverage, and any price ideas imposed by the donor company. The Accountant will concentrate on, and cling to, MSH’s Procurement Integrity requirements in all actions.


Specific Responsibilities

  • Prepare fee vouchers.
  • Properly code all transactions.
  • Control and enter all bills from the petty money.
  • Payment of bills, together with per diem and transport to individuals throughout actions in the area.
  • Prepare and management advances.
  • Assure balances of unused parts of advances are deposited into the MSH account.
  • Prepare deposit slips for money to be deposited into the checking account.
  • Reconcile advances, together with assessment of receipts, coding of bills on the common voucher and coming into into QuickBooks.
  • Maintain accounting information.
  • Follow up on excellent advances and guarantee well timed reconciliation.
  • Control consumption of mission (petrol, electrical energy, water, phone).
  • Participate in the enchancment of the accounting system and the system of inner management.
  • Create all monetary reports as requested by supervisor.
  • Preparation and submitting of kinds for funds of taxes and social security.
  • Other duties as requested by supervisor.
  • Ensure that funds are processed precisely, well timed, and safely (to reduce MSH’s threat publicity).
  • Ensure that treasury practices in nation decrease MSH’s money publicity.
  • Ensure that entries are entered into monetary system precisely and well timed.
  • Ensure that month and year-end accounting actions are completed precisely and in compliance with MSH insurance policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that methods are in place in nation to make sure that operations are managed and employees act in full compliance with native legal guidelines, adhere to contract/award and donor necessities, and adjust to MSH insurance policies and normal working procedures.
  • Systems are in place to make sure that applicable employees members are conscious of and perceive legal guidelines, contract/award and donor necessities, and MSH insurance policies and procedures.
  • Monitor and guarantee compliance.
  • The tasks and duties are indicative solely and are topic to vary to satisfy the wants of the mission, the organization and the donor.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of University Degree or HND in Accounting / Finance.
  • Minimum of three years’ of put up degree/HND expertise in accounting/finance.
  • Knowledge of US Government funded applications, laws and necessities.
  • Experience or understanding of key elements of accounting.
  • Experience with U.S. authorities initiatives useful, however not obligatory.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel spreadsheets.
  • Experience in the use of accounting software program (QuickBooks most well-liked).
  • Understanding of the primary tenets of Cash Control, Asset Management and Bank Reconciliation.
  • Demonstrate logic and sound monetary “common sense”.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Verbal and written language expertise in English required together with talking, writing, understanding, and studying and the capacity to conduct enterprise in English.
  • Excellent communication expertise.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal expertise with a service-oriented outlook.
  • Advanced reporting expertise.
  • Computer expertise together with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite functions (Excel spreadsheets, phrase processing, and piece of email together with information entry expertise).


  • Ability to work underneath stress.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritizes duties, and meets deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a workforce Extensive information of USAID guidelines & laws and Experience with U.S. authorities initiatives useful.
  • Understanding of the tenets of money management and asset administration, and should be capable to full well timed and correct account reconciliations.
  • Ability to observe MSH and donor insurance policies and procedures for procurement and documentation, and guarantee enough accounting documentation fora correct audit path.

Application Closing Date
13th April, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and certified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • Recruitment for this job place is contingent upon receiving funding and donor approval.
  • Please observe that the place holder will probably be stationed in certainly one of the following states – Zamfara, Plateau, Benue or Nassarawa.
  • Applicants are to listing three states they want to work in, in line with desire, on the final web page of their CV.


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