The Accountant is responsible for assisting the Senior Accountant with safeguarding the assets (financial and physical) of MSH and ultimately of the donor against fraud, loss or misuse. The Accountant is responsible for ensuring that all transactions are entered accurately and timely into Quickbooks in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, MSH accounting policies and procedures, and donor requirements. The Accountant is aware of, and adheres to, MSH’s ethical conduct and procurement integrity standards in all activities.
Accounting: preparation of payment vouchers and transactions in QuickBooks
Preparation of Account Reconciliations
Payroll processes and compulsory insurances
University degree in Accounting or equivalent certification from a Business Technical School.
2 years of work experience as an accountant in a similar work organization. Prior work experience with U. S. Government and non-USG, foundations, or other donors preferred
Experience in the use of accounting software (Quickbooks preferrerd
Experience with US government project
Good account reconciliation skills, including bank accounts, advance accounts and payroll related liability accounts.
Demonstrated ability to independently analyze balance sheet and expense account transactions and post required adjusting/allocation journal entries.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel), word processing
Understanding of the tenets of cash control and asset management, and must be able to complete timely and accurate account reconciliations.