Management Sciences for Health

Accounting Associate

Job ID
# of Positions
GEN (General)
A000 - None Specified
Application Due Date
Reports To
Accounting Manager


Reporting to the Accountant, the Accounting Associate will safeguard the assets (financial and physical) of MSH and ultimately the donors’ against fraud, loss or misuse and to ensure proper documentation and processing of the finances of the organization. S/he will be conversant with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and MSH policy. She/he is primarily responsible for, but is not limited to, payments for activities and operations, petty cash and activity advance

Qualifications and Experience

Degree in accounting or other equivalent accounting qualifications with a minimum of 3 years experience in accounting functions.  Ability to deal with multiple tasks and to adhere to tight deadlines is essential. Experience with QuickBooks (preferred) or other computerized accounting software as well as MS Excel, is a definite advantage. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Strong computer and organizational skills and excellent time management skills are an added advantage.


Background Information

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.

EEO Statement

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.

Reports To

Accounting Manager
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