Financial Senior Analyst

Management Sciences for Health

MSH is recruiting a Financial Senior Analyst, to be based in Luanda, Angola.
  • Understand and articulate the basic tenets of Internal Control and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles to other staff members. Train staff in proper financial record keeping procedures
  • Implement standard MSH procedures for the management and monitoring of the financial resources of the project office
  • Ensure that all payments comply with MSH rules and regulations, and that they are supported by adequate documentation
  • Apply basic A110, A122, A133 (U.S. Government) Cost and Audit Principles
  • Create and interpret financial reports (Pipelines, Budgets) and create journal entries. Create vendor identification numbers and records as necessary
  • Ensure that each invoice and payment request has the proper authorization and coding
  • Monitor advance requests to ensure that there are no outstanding advances for any particular individual
  • Manage data entry of paid invoices and Travel Expense Forms into the QuickBooks System and oversee the preparation of supporting documents for check preparation and payment authorization (check signing) by the COMU Manager
  • Monitor MSH bank account transactions and reconcile account with project expenditures
  • Maintain current standing with all mandated tax and registrations, including submission of payments and required reports
  • Assist the COMU Manager in providing an audit interface between MSH Corporate Accounting, MSH external audit firm, and donor auditors
  • Oversee the staff handling of the petty cash account for the Luanda office. Perform random checks of adherence to petty cash procedures
  • Manage all filing requirements for the Accounting office. Maintain updated folders of accounting forms, letters, and templates on the Luanda network drives
  • Administer payments to grantees in accordance with criteria and guidelines set forth by USAID
  • Responsible for monitoring of the expenditure against budget
  • Responsible for compiling Project’s funds request for the following month at the end of the previous month
  • The ideal candidate should have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Management, or equivalent certification from a business technical school, or a combination of relevant education and experience
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in Finance or possess advanced understanding of key aspects of accounting
  • Experience with U.S. government projects helpful, but not mandatory
  • Firm understanding and sense of importance in paying attention to detail
  • Experience managing and monitoring grantee finances a plus
  • S/he should have demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite applications; especially Excel spread sheets or comparable software
  • Experience using basic accounting software (i.e. QuickBooks)
  • Understanding of the basic tenets of Cash Control, Asset Management, and Bank Reconciliation
  • The candidate should have strong written and verbal proficiency in English and Portuguese
  • Ability to work as an effective team member in a complex and fast paced environment
  • S/he should be able to work independently, take initiative, and handle a variety of activities in a time-sensitive environment
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
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  • Entidade Management Sciences for Health
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  • Publicado 22.03.2018
  • Expira 12.04.2018
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