Senior Financial Analyst

Management Sciences for Health

Management Sciences for Health is recruiting a Senior Financial Analyst, to be based in Luanda, Angola.

  • 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; Since its founding in 1971, MSH has worked in over 150 countries with policy makers, health professionals, and health care consumers to improve the quality, availability and affordability of health services
  • Working with governments, donors, non governmental 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
  • 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
  • Supervise the 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 Director
  • Monitor MSH bank account transactions and reconcile account with project expenditures
  • Ensure audit compliance utilizing principles of audit and performance
  • Maintain current standing with all mandated tax and registrations, including submission of payments and required reports
  • Assist the COMU Director 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 Pretoria 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 Pretoria network drives
  • Administer payments to grantees in accordance with criteria and guidelines set forth by USAID
  • Responsible for monitoring of the expenditure against budget
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • University degree in Accounting or Business Management, or equivalent certification from a business technical school, or a combination of relevant education and experience
  • Minimum four (4) years experience as a Senior Financial Analyst 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
  • Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite applications, especially Excel spreadsheets or comparable software
  • Ability in using basic accounting software (i.e. QuickBooks)
  • Demonstrated good judgment and sound financial "common sense"
  • Ability to create and monitor budgets; Understanding of the basic tenets of Cash Control, Asset Management, and Bank Reconciliation
  • Understanding of the principles of adequate documentation and of audit, and of the procedures necessary to ensure audit compliance
  • Advanced written and verbal proficiency in English including business terminology, and the ability to conduct business in English
  • Ability to work as an effective team member in a complex and fast paced environment
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, and handle a variety of activities in a time-sensitive environment
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
  • Management Sciences for Health is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or veteran status
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  • Publicado 02.10.2017
  • Expira 11.10.2017
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