[Vacancy]: Finance and Admin Intern Needed at Management Sciences For Health – MSH

March 26, 2024

Job Description


  • PMI-S is a five-year PMI/USAID flagship malaria project implemented through a consortium led by MSH.
  • The project is supporting the Government of Nigeria through its agencies at the federal, state, LGA and community levels to reduce under-five and maternal mortality by delivering quality services for management of malaria, its complications, and prevention.
  • PMI-S project focuses on strengthening the capacity of the National Malaria Elimination Program (NMEP) and State Malaria Elimination Programs (SMEPs) for the implementation of the National Malaria Strategic Plan 2014-2020


  • The intern will provide finance and administrative support to the PMI-S Ebonyi state project office. This internship will provide individuals the opportunity to gain experience and skills in the following areas depending on their core competencies and approved assignments.
  • The Finance Intern will assist the Finance and Administrative Manager/Accountant in providing finance & logistic support in the unit.
  • The Finance Intern will ensure timely collations and undertake preliminary checks on finance documents.
  • S/he is to support preliminary reviews towards ensuring expenditures and applicable documentation are in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, MSH policy, and any cost principles determined by the donor agency.


  • Assist the state Accountant in payment processes
  • Support in the preparation of various weekly/monthly reports for the Finance Manager and the State Accountant as required.
  • Assist in the preparation of payment sheets to be used for activity/operations expenses payment.
  • Support the development and preparation of the annual budget and cost assumption template computation.
  • Receive and review payment requests/invoices and supporting documentation for accuracy and completeness before posting by the Accountant and FAM.
  • Assist with the preparation of bill vouchers and payment vouchers and classification into respective GL accounts codes as given by MSH PMI-S Finance department
  • Assist in checking and filling store requisition
  • Assist in periodic verification of physical inventory
  • Support the tracking of the status of accomplishment of deliverables.
  • Assist with the printing, binding, scanning, and photocopies of documents and training materials for staff.
  • Assist in filling and registering of procurement documents, including activity profiles, purchase requests,s and purchase orders.
  • Assist with the weekly inventory checks for staff-allocated assets that are in the same position and used by the allottee.
  • Support timely collation of retirements’ supporting documents from the LGA and State offices.
  • Perform other official duties as may be assigned by the supervisor


  • Candidate must have a background in finance and accounting, business administration, economics, or a related field, with an NYSC discharge or exemption certificate
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and time management
  • Computer skills, with proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Should have good written and oral communication skills
  • Fluency in English

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